Playwriting Archive

Alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, the Columbia College Chicago Music Department, and the Columbia College Chicago Cinema and Television Arts Department have been nominated for 2018 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s top theatre award. The...
Michael Allen Harris
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Michael Allen Harris ’11, a graduate of the Columbia College Theatre Department’s Acting program, was dubbed “a young playwright on the brink of greatness” by the Chicago Reader in its review of Harris’...
Michael Allen Harris
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Michael Allen Harris ’11, a graduate of the Columbia College Theatre Department’s Acting program, is featured in the March 7, 2018, issue of Chicago’s LGBTQ newspaper Windy City Times. Harris was interviewed on...
A play by Niv Elbaz, a senior student in the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s BA Program in Playwriting, will be performed on Wednesday, February 21, at Chicago’s Tony Award-winning Victory Gardens Theatre. Elbaz’s play, Lightning, will be performed...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Cassandra Rose ’10, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Playwriting program, unveils The Dictionary Project Volume V: The Final Volume, a program of short plays written on commission, February 8-11. This is the fifth...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s blog “The Green Room” has chronicled the professional activities of our talented and accomplished alumni, faculty, and students over the past year. We covered news as it poured in not only from Chicago but...
The Bittersweet Arts Company, a new ensemble formed by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and Columbia College Chicago Music Department alumni, presents its first full-length production December 14-17. Forsythian Dweller’s Club, a new play by Columbia College alum Alex...
  Congratulations to the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, faculty, and former students who have been nominated for BroadwayWorld.com‘s 2017 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards, which honor Chicago-area theatre productions that opened between October 1, 2016, and September 30, 2017....
Nothing Without a Company, an adventurous theatre troupe founded and led by Columbia College Chicago alums, presents the world premiere of Bobby Pin Girls, running October 29-December 3 at the Chicago Mosaic School, 1101 W. Granville, in Chicago’s Edgewater...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus John David Nelson ’09, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Musical Theatre with a Minor in Playwriting, makes his debut as a credited Broadway producer with the much-anticipated revival of...