Jim Jacobs Archive

Ariel Triunfo, a senior in the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s Musical Theatre Program, is in the cast of Monty Python’s Spamalot, running August 30 through November 3 at the Mercury Theatre, 3733 N. Southport, Chicago. Lovingly ripped off...
Numerous alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are featured in the new book Ensemble: An Oral History of Chicago Theater, being published August 13, 2019, by Chicago-based Agate Publishing. Authored by oral historian Mark Larson,...
Quinn Rigg, a junior in the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s BFA Program in Musical Theatre Performance, is featured in the holiday musical Plaid Tidings, running November 30 through December 16 at the Towle Theatre, 5205 Hohman, in Hammond,...
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...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumus Rob Colletti ’11 will star in the national tour of the Broadway hit School of Rock, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical about a wannabe rock star who poses as a prep school teacher. The tour begins September...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department student Elya Faye Bottiger, a graduating senior in the Theatre Department’s BFA Program in Musical Theatre Performance, will make her Chicago cabaret debut Wednesday, May 3, at 8 PM at Davenport’s Piano Bar and...
Katie Hanley (left) and Jim Jacobs.
Actor-writer Jim Jacobs — co-author of the hit musical Grease and benefactor of the Jim Jacobs Musical Theatre Scholarship at Columbia College Chicago — and Broadway and film actress Katie Hanley will headline a special event at Chicago’s American...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s Spring 2015 Mainstage Musical — the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic Oklahoma! — opens Wednesday, March 11, at 6:30 PM at the Getz Theatre of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Center, 72 E. 11th St....