Jake Fruend Archive

Jackalope Theatre, a company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, will take over the Historic Broadway Bank Building at 5960 N. Broadway, in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood, for “The Great Edgewater Escapade” on Saturday, June 3, from...
Mercy Street Theatre, a company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, is presenting a reading of Swiss absurdist Max Frisch’s 1961 play Andorra on Tuesday, May 30, at 7:30 PM at the Frontier, 1106 W....
Nothing Without a Company, a Chicago nonprofit theatre company co-founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, presents The Kid Thing, a comedy about a lesbian couple preparing to have a baby, March 13-April 15 at the...
The Mercy Street Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, celebrates the winter holidays with Merry Christmas, Mulch Pile!, a comedy by Columbia alum Dakota Parobek ’15, a graduate of Columbia College’s BA program...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni Stephen Walker (BA ’95) and Rudy Galvan are featured in David Mamet‘s American Buffalo, running January 28-March 6 at Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company, located at 735 W. Sheridan, Chicago. The production’s lights are designed...
The Mercy Street Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, celebrates the winter holidays with Merry Christmas, Mulch Pile!, a new comedy by resident playwright Dakota Parobek (BA ’15), a graduate of...
The Mercy Street Theatre Company, an ensemble founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, kicks off its second season with The Mercy Street Affair, an evening of new plays, live jazz, pastries, and craft cocktails inspired...