Gus Menary Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Pat Whalen (BA ’10), a graduate of the Theatre Department’s BA Program in Acting, headlines a “Special Deja Vu Edition” of his monthly show Good Evening with Pat Whalen on Friday, June 3, at 10:30 PM at...
Anna D. Shapiro
Chicago’s Newcity newspaper and website has released its annual listing of Chicago theatre’s top artists and practitioners, and Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni and faculty members figure prominently. The article — “Players 2016: The Fifty People Who Really...
Jackalope Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, will present Thirst: A Climate Change Theatre Action on Wednesday, December 16, at 7:30 PM in its storefront space The Frontier, located at 1106...
Jackalope Theatre, a company founded and led by alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, launches its eighth season with The Raid, a new drama about abolitionist John Brown’s plans to free and arm black slaves across the...
Congratulations to Jackalope Theatre, a collective founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni: the company’s 2014 production of Exit Strategy, by Ike Holter, was honored in the “New Work” category at the 42nd annual Non-Equity Joseph...
The Spirit of Expansion
Jackalope Theatre Company, a collective founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, will unveil plans for its 2015-2016 season at its benefit gala “The Spirit of Expansion” on Saturday, May 30, at Broadway Armory Park, 5917 N. Broadway...
Lunacy! (A Cryptohistorical Comedy)
Jackalope Theatre Company, a collective founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, is celebrating its continued success with “The Spirit of Expansion,” a benefit gala set for Saturday, May 30, at Broadway Armory Park, 5917 N. Broadway in...
Lunacy! (A Cryptohistorical Comedy)
Jackalope Theatre Company, a collective founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, is presenting the world premiere of a new work by resident playwright Andrew Burden Swanson. The company also has just received the prestigious 2015...
Good Evening with Pat Whalen
May Day! May Day! Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Pat Whalen hosts Good Evening #8, the eighth installment of  Good Evening with Pat Whalen, on Friday, May 1, at 10:45 PM. Described as “Chicago’s only late-night talk-show news-alternative; featuring...
Callie Johnson in Bailiwick Chicago's "Carrie: The Musical"
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty, alumni, and students figured heavily in the nominations for the 2015 Non-Equity Joseph Jefferson (“Jeff”) Awards honoring excellence in Chicago theatres not operating under an Actors’ Equity union contract. Columbia teachers and graduates...