arciTEXT
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni Michael Allen Harris and Eric Burgher are participating in this year’s edition of “arciTEXT,” a festival of short new works for the theatre presented by The Arc Theatre. This year’s festival explores the...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Aaron Henrickson (BA, Theatre/Directing, 2009) is directing the professional world premiere of Badfic Love, opening April 6 at the Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee, Chicago. Presented by Strange Bedfellows Theatre, this comedy by...
The Hypocrites theatre company’s reimagined production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s operetta The Mikado received a rave review from the Boston Globe in its engagement at American Repertory Theatre at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. The show, which features musical direction by Columbia...
Chester Gregory
The Columbia Chronicle, Columbia College Chicago’s award-winning student newspaper, highlighted three Columbia College Theatre Department alumni in its March 30, 2015, edition. In “Columbia Alums Shine in Goodman Theatre Play,” contributing writer Sadie Miller interviewed Columbia grads A.C. Smith and Chester...
The Los Angeles premiere of Sons of the Prophet, directed by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Michael Matthews, has been extended through April 26 at the Blank Theatre in Hollywood. The dark comedy by Stephen Karam, winner of...
Sheldon Patinkin (August 27, 1935-September 21, 2014)
An archival video of “A Celebration of the Life of Sheldon Patinkin” is available for viewing at the Columbia College Chicago web page for the Sheldon Patinkin Endowed Award. The memorial tribute to Patinkin–longtime chair of the Columbia College Chicago...
The Glory of the World
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Ryan Bourque was fight director for The Glory of the World, now receiving its world premiere at the prestigious Actors Theatre of Louisville in Kentucky. Based on the work of philosopher Thomas Merton,...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member and Joseph Jefferson Award-winning director Jonathan Berry will stage American Blues Theatre‘s upcoming production of Side Man, Warren Leight’s Tony Award-winning drama about the splintered marriage of a jazz trumpeter and his alcoholic wife....
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty, alumni, and students are helping bring a playfully reimagined production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s operetta The Mikado to the American Repertory Theatre at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Presented by The Hypocrites, one...