Anna D. Shapiro Archive

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....
Sheldon Patinkin (August 27, 1935-September 21, 2014)
August 27, 2019, would have been the 84th birthday of Sheldon Patinkin–longtime chair of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, noted director and teacher, and cherished friend and mentor to many in the Chicago theatre community. Born August 27,...
Anna D. Shapiro
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Anna D. Shapiro ’90, HDR ’15, winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for the Broadway hit August: Osage County, returns to Broadway soon as director of Elton...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulates Columbia College alum Anna D. Shapiro ’90, HDR ’15, artistic director of Chicago’s internationally acclaimed Steppenwolf Theatre, on the theatre’s bold new building plans. On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, Shapiro announced...
Congratulations to the Columbia College Chicago alumni, faculty, and former students highlighted in Newcity‘s “Players 2019: The Fifty People Who Really Perform for Chicago.” Published January 2, 2019, the Newcity Stage feature saluted 50 influential leaders in Chicago’s performing...
October 19, 2018, was proclaimed “Columbia College Chicago Theatre Day in Chicago” by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the occasion of the first-ever Columbia College Theatre Reunion Weekend on October 19 and 20, 2018. The event, organized by the...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and the college’s office of Development and Alumni Relations invite alumni and supporters of Columbia College‘s Theatre Department to the first-ever Columbia College Theatre Reunion Weekend October 19 and 20, 2018. The event...
The Columbia College Chicago Library is hosting a display of pictures, programs, and other materials related to the history of the Getz Theater Center of Columbia College Chicago, home of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department since 1980. Built...
Anna D. Shapiro
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Anna D. Shapiro ’90, HDR ’15, artistic director of Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre, is returning to Broadway this summer as director of Straight White Men, which premieres July 23 at the Hayes Theatre, 240...
Congratulations to the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty members highlighted in Newcity‘s “Players 2018: The Fifty People Who Really Perform for Chicago.” Published January 4, 2018, the Newcity Stage feature by Kevin Greene saluted 50 influential...