Chagall in School, a new comedy by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member James Sherman, receives its world premiere from Grippo Stage Company August 26 through October 8. The show, inspired by the life of famed artist Marc Chagall,...
Lifeline Theatre presents Miss Holmes Returns, a mystery comedy written by former Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department  student Christopher M. Walsh, a Lifeline ensemble member. The play — inspired by the works of writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of fictional...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Rose Hamill ’16, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Theatre Technology, will make her debut as a theatrical director by directing one of the plays in Broken Nose Theatre‘s Bechdel Fest 9: Next...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums and faculty are on the production team of National Merit, BoHo Theatre‘s first mainstage production of 2022. This world premiere runs August 25 through September 25  at Theater Wit, located at 1229 W. Belmont...
Congratulations to the alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and Columbia College Chicago Music Department who have been nominated for 2022 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s top theatre award. The Equity “Jeff Awards” honor excellence in Chicago’s...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums are in the cast and production team of Babes With Blades Theatre Company‘s production of William Shakespeare’s historical drama Richard III, presented in partnership with the University of Illinois Chicago’s Disability Cultural Center. The...
Congratulations to Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Makena Metz ’17, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program. A song that Metz co-wrote, “Race Against Time,” premiered in the Disney Channel’s new series Hamster & Gretel, produced...
Wreck, a play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Kevin Wiczer ’05, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, will be presented August 19 through September 3 by a new theatre company, Theatre Ellipsis. Performances take place at the That’s...
Sheldon Patinkin (August 27, 1935-September 21, 2014)
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department fondly honors the memory of Sheldon Patinkin – longtime chair of the Theatre Department, noted director and teacher, and cherished friend and mentor to many in the Chicago theatre community — who was born August...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Sophia Vitello ’19, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BFA Program in Musical Theatre Performance, is featured in the Yellow Rose Theatre’s production of Gigi’s Party, running August 17 through September 3 at the Den Theatre,...