City Circle News

Next to Normal Pre-show Discussion Scheduled for February 11 at 6:45 pm.

Prior to the Saturday night performance of Next to Normal on February 11, City Circle Acting Company will partner with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to present a pre-show discussion at 6:45. Director Kathryn Van Meter and local psychiatrist Christopher Okiishi will be joined on stage by members of the local NAMI organization in an interactive discussion about the impact of mental illness on individuals and their families and communities.


Shop Volunteers Needed on November 12 & 13

We need help in the shop November 12 and 13 to get ready for our holiday show, Fiddler on the Roof. On Saturday, November 12, we’ll meet at 9am to organize the shop–put away platforms, props and furniture from our last show. If enough volunteers show up, we’ll be done by 10 or 10:30. 

Meeting for Prospective Directors To Be Held November 5; Interviews on November 27th

City Circle is looking for directors for the 2017-18 season. Our annual Director’s Tea for prospective directors will be held Saturday, November 5th at 10 am at the North Ridge Pavilion, 2250 Holiday Road in Coralville.  This is an informal social gathering to give the Play Selection Committee and other Board Members the chance to visit with prospective directors and to share details about the proposed 2017-18 season. 

Fiddler on the Roof Cast List Announced

Director Ian Zahren has announced the cast for Fiddler on the Roof: TEVYE – Christopher Carpenter GOLDE – Emily Riedell TZEITEL – Nikki Scheel HODEL – Lauren Rude CHAVA – Madison Glanz-Guessford SHPRINTZE – Ella Vakiner BIELKE – Maya Hanna YENTE – Ellen Stevenson MOTEL – Aaron Mann PERCHIK – Jacob Glass LAZAR WOLF – TBA MORCHA – Jeremy Horning RABBI – Chuck Bogh MENDEL – Nick Rudzianski AVRAM – Jacques Motyko NACHUM – Zachary Begley GRANDMA TZEITEL – Beverly Mead FRUMA-SARAH – TBA CONSTABLE -Derek Johnson FYEDKA – Kyle Gorman-Irish SHANDEL – Kaitlynn Griffith VILLAGERS – Rebecca Allen, Raelynn Burns, Nicole DeSalle, Lindsay Elliott, Tobias Epstein, Ellen Fields,Emma Furlong, Katey Halverson, Chandler Hamm, Sean Harken, Paige Harken, Nancy Holm, Chase Horning, Thomazin Jury, Cecilia Khoury, Angela McConville, Shelby Myers, Robert Morris, Santiago Perez, Steve Riedell, Brigitta VandeLune, Anna Szot Thank you to all who auditioned!

Next to Normal Cast List Announced

Director Kathryn Van Meter has announced the cast for Next to Normal.  Thanks to all who auditioned! The cast is as follows: DIANA – Kristen Behrendt DeGrazia DR. MADDEN –  Michael Penick HENRY –  Austin Wicke NATALIE – Victoria Vaughn GABE – Chris Walbert DAN – K. Michael Moore  




All In A Day Play Festival is Back!

Dreamwell Theatre, City Circle Acting Company, and the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts are proud to present the All In A Day Play Festival on October 7 and 8, 2016. On Friday night, October 7, seven writers, seven directors, and 35 actors will come together to create seven original plays.