Tyla Abercrumbie Archive

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alums are in the cast and creative team of Pearl Cleage‘s play The Nacirema Society Requests the Honor of Your Presence at a Celebration of Their First One Hundred Years, running through October 22...
Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Tyla Abercrumbie ’98, star of the Showtime series The Chi and author of the award-winning play Relentless, will be the keynote speaker at CODE: Cultural Opportunities and Diversity Expo, hosted by the Columbia College...
Alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago figure prominently in Newcity Stage‘s “Players 2023: Who Really Performs for Chicago Right Now” feature, published January 6, 2023. Among the...
Congratulations to the alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and Columbia College Chicago Music Department who won 2022 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s top theatre award. The Equity “Jeff Awards,” which honor excellence in Chicago’s Equity theatre...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulates Columbia College Chicago alum Tyla Abercrumbie ’98 on winning the 2022 Lorraine Hansberry Award for Writing of a Play for her drama Relentless, which received its world premiere from Chicago’ TimeLine...
Congratulations to the alumni and faculty of the Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department and Columbia College Chicago Music Department who have been nominated for 2022 Joseph Jefferson Awards, Chicago’s top theatre award. The Equity “Jeff Awards” honor excellence in Chicago’s...
The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department proudly congratulates the Columbia College Chicago alumni and faculty who have been nominated for 2022 Black Theatre Alliance/Ira Aldridge Awards honoring the work of Chicago-area theatre artists during the 2021-2022 theatre season. The...
Relentless, the acclaimed new play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alum Tyla Abercrumbie ’98, will reopen at the Goodman Theatre in downtown Chicago for a limited engagement April 1 through May 1, following its sold-out run at Chicago’s...
Relentless, the acclaimed new play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Tyla Abercrumbie ’98, has added an on-demand remote viewing option to expand its audience outreach. The show, which Chicago Tribune critic Chris Jones calls “the finest new...
Relentless, the new play by Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumna Tyla Abercrumbie ’98, has received rave reviews for its world premiere production from Chicago’s TimeLine Theatre. As previously reported in this blog, rhe show, which opened January 27, is scheduled...