Theatre Directing Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the cast and production team of Crumbs From the Table of Joy, running October 4 through November 18 at Raven Theatre in Chicago’s Edgewater Theatre District. The drama by Pulitzer Prize-winning...
  Otherworld Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, presents the Midwest premiere of All I Want Is One More Meanwhile . . . , a superhero comedy by Kelly Jean Fitzsimmons....
Joanie Schultz (Photo: Joe Mazza)
  Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Joanie Schultz ’00, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, was honored by the 2017-2018 Dallas-Fort Worth Theatre Critics Awards, which were announced September 11. As reported previously in this blog,...
Jackalope Theatre, a company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums and former students, presents its ninth annual Living Newspaper Festival, an evening of six 10-minute plays inspired by newspaper articles from around the nation. The...
Former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department student and faculty member David Cromer HDR ’17, who recently won the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for the Broadway hit The Band’s Visit, returns to Broadway in the fall...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulates the Columbia College alumni, faculty, and current and former students who have been nominated for 2018 Black Theater Alliance/Ira Aldridge Awards, including: alumnus Michael Allen Harris ’11, a graduate of the...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Emma Sheikh ’18, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Musical Theatre, stars in her own one-person show — 20, With Issues — playing one night only: Thursday, July 26, at...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the cast and creative team of Everybody, presented by the Brown Paper Box Co. July 13 through August 11 at the Pride Arts Center, 4147 N. Broadway, Chicago. This modern riff...
Otherworld Theatre, a company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, officially opened its new home on Saturday, July 14, at 3914 N. Clark, Chicago. Otherworld says this is the world’s first venue dedicated to the...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty and alumni are in the cast and production team for Linda, by British playwright Penelope Skinner, running July 7-August 18 at Steep Theatre. The play concerns a beauty products executive whose immaculately curated...