John Kelly Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums are on the production team for Empty Threats, presented by the Neo-Futurists theatre company June 7 through July 14. The show’s scenic designer is Columbia College alum Grant Sabin ’05, a graduate of the...
Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department are collaborating to bring the world premiere of Damascus, a new drama by Bennett Fisher, to the stage of Chicago’s Strawdog Theatre. The play features alums Terence Sims ’13, a graduate...
Alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, the Columbia College Chicago Music Department, and the Columbia College Chicago Cinema and Television Arts Department have been nominated for 2018 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s top theatre award. The...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are in the cast and production team of Henrik Ibsen’s classic drama Pillars of the Community, running January 19-March 3 at Strawdog Theatre, 1802 W. Berenice, Chicago. This acclaimed adaptation of Ibsen’s 1877...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Jen Ellison, a faculty member in the Comedy Writing and Performance BA Program, directs the Neo-Futurists theatre company’s new production, Tangles & Plaques, running October 12-November 18 at the Neo-Futurarium, located at...
Alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and the Columbia College Chicago Music Department have been nominated for 2017 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s top theatre award. The list of this year’s “Jeff Award” nominees, announced August...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni are featured in The Food Show, a new devised, site-specific performance piece created by the Neo-Futurists, one of Chicago’s leading experimental theatres, in partnership with Metropolitan Brewing. The show runs July 27-September 2 at Metropolitan Brewing’s new location...
Mercy Street Theatre, a company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, presents the world premiere of Luz Estrada, an updated adaptation of Aristophanes’ classic antiwar comedy Lysistrata. Running June 25-July 16, Luz Estrada is performed...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty and alumni talent are featured in the House Theatre of Chicago‘s 2016-17 season opener, A Comedical Tragedy for Mister Punch. Inspired by the classic tradition of Punch and Judy puppet theatre, the production runs September...
Several alumni, students, and/or faculty members of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department have been honored with nominations for 2016 Joseph Jefferson Awards for Non-Equity Theatre, which were announced April 26, 2016. The Non-Equity Jeff Awards, the top prize...