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Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Taylor Danae ’19, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BFA Program in Musical Theatre Performance, presents a cabaret performance titled Women and Women First: A Feminist Fable on Sunday, September 22, at 7...
The Second City, America’s premier comedy theatre and training center, is marking its 60th anniversary with the publication of The Second City: The Essentially Accurate History, coauthored by the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s late longtime chair, Sheldon Patinkin....
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty talent is featured in the classic Cole Porter musical comedy Anything Goes, running September 19 through November 2 at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in the Chicago suburb of Arlington Heights. The...
Anna D. Shapiro
This blog has previously reported that Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Anna D. Shapiro ’90, HDR ’15, is directing the Broadway-bound new musical The Devil Wears Prada by composer Elton John, lyricist Shaina Taub, and playwright Paul Rudnick....
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums are on the design team for the Promethean Theatre Ensemble’s Chicago premiere of the British play Blue Stockings, opening September 16 at the Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee, in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood....
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department launches its 2019-2020 Mainstage Season with SPACE, written by Columbia College alum Keli Garrett ’91 and directed by Theatre Department alumnus and faculty member Brian Shaw ’86, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty and alumni are in the cast and creative team of The Color Purple, running September 13 through November 3 at Drury Lane Theatre in the Chicago suburb of Oakbrook Terrace. Columbia College alums...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Victor Holstein ’04, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, is featured in the Chicago premiere of Oslo, the drama that won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Play. The Chicago...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Tia DeShazor ’07, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Musical Theatre, stars in The New Black Leading Lady, a concert of songs with lyrics by DeShazor from three new musicals...