Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department Archive

The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department wishes a happy birthday to actor-playwright-songwriter Jim Jacobs HDR ’14, coauthor of the hit musical Grease and benefactor of the Jim Jacobs Musical Theatre Scholarship at Columbia College, who turns 80 on October 7,...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulates Columbia College Chicago alum Tyla Abercrumbie ’98 on winning the 2022 Lorraine Hansberry Award for Writing of a Play for her drama Relentless, which received its world premiere from Chicago’ TimeLine...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Tyler Anthony Smith ’17, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, stars in his own play – Frankenstreisand, running September 29 through October 31 at Redline VR, 4702 N. Ravenswood,...
  Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums Kaiser Ahmed ’08, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, and Cavan Hallman ’05, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Playwriting program, will speak about the work of theatrical artistic...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Aaron Reese Boseman ‘12, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, plays the voice of Audrey II in the musical Little Shop of Horrors, running September 17 through October 16 at...
Columbia College Chicago alum Tonya Pinkins ’96 — Tony Award-winning star of such Broadway musicals as Caroline, or Change and Jelly’s Last Jam — will star in the Public Theatre’s off-Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry‘s groundbreaking drama A Raisin...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the cast and production team of Kokandy Productions’ staging of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Stephen Sondheim’s musical thriller. The show runs September 8 through November 6 at...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Rose Freeman ’07, a graduate of the Theatre Department‘s Theatre Directing program, directs the Third Eye Theatre Ensemble’s midwest premiere of Han Lash’s chamber opera Beowulf, running September 2 through 11 at The...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty talent is featured in Court Theatre’s new production of the classic dark comedy Arsenic and Old Lace, running September 2 through October 2. Court’s production features Columbia College Theatre Department faculty...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Cody Estle ’11, a graduate of the Theatre Department’s Theatre Directing program, directs The Garbologists, running September 1 through October 2 at Northlight Theatre, located at 9501 Skokie Boulevard in the Chicago suburb of Skokie....