Sasha Smith Archive

Pulse Theatre Chicago, a company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, is winning rave reviews for its new production of Edward Albee’s landmark 1962 drama Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, running through August 20 at City Lit Theatre,...
Pulse Theatre Chicago, a company founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, presents a new production of Edward Albee’s landmark 1962 drama Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? August 4-20 at City Lit Theatre, located in the Edgewater Presbyterian Church at...
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...
Jackalope Theatre, a company founded and led by alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department, presents the Midwest premiere of the critically acclaimed play Ideation, by Aaron Loeb. This darkly comic psychological suspense thriller concerns a group of corporate...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department faculty member Vanessa Stalling is directing the midwest premiere of Hookman, by San Francisco playwright Lauren Yee. Described as a “bitingly funny, edge-of-your-seat scary” work, Hookman is an “existential slasher comedy” about grief, adolescence,...
Alumni of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department‘s musical theatre program are featured in the world premiere of Johanna Faustus, presented by The Hypocrites theatre company. Adapted from Christopher Marlowe’s The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus, Johanna Faustus runs...
Jackalope Theatre Company, a collective founded and led by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumni, presents its 6th Annual Living Newspaper Festival August 19-23. In homage to the 1930s Living Newspapers of the Federal Theatre Project, Jackalope has assembled...