City Circle News

Meet The Actors of Sweeney Todd

February 8th, 2016 • News, Productions
Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street in Concert opens Friday! Before you see them on stage, we thought you’d like to meet the actors behind two of Stephen Sondheim’s most memorable characters: Dustin Davaldo, who plays the title role, and Mia Fryvecind Gimenez, who plays Mrs. Lovett, Todd’s partner in crime.


Auditions for 1776

January 11th, 2016 • Auditions, News
City Circle will produce the beloved historical musical, 1776, this Spring. “Witness the birth of a nation as our forefathers struggle to craft the Declaration of Independence.” And right in the middle of the presidential election season. We welcome Director Pauline Tyer back to once again work her magic on 1776, as she did in 2002.

Introducing The Cast of Sweeney Todd

December 15th, 2015 • News
Auditions for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street In Concert took place last weekend. Guest Director Mark Christopher Baer said, “These were exceptional auditions.  I was very impressed by the talent, professionalism, and warmth of the entire community.  My deepest gratitude to all those who auditioned for your courage and creativity.” The cast Principal Roles Sweeney Todd – Dustin Davaldo Mrs.

Food, Glorious Food

December 11th, 2015 • News
During the run of Oliver!, we are hosting a food drive. This musical is based on the classic novel Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens.  Dickens was very concerned with the plight of the poor, especially disadvantaged children.  In this spirit, and the spirit of the season, we wanted to give our community the opportunity to help those in need.

Don’t Be Afraid…..

December 10th, 2015 • Auditions, News, Uncategorized
TO AUDITION FOR SWEENEY TODD! Our Music Director, Carl Rowles, has clarified the auditions process: If you would like to sing in the chorus (which will be a large group of singers, of all types and ages), the ONLY thing you need to prepare for your audition is “16 bars of a song that demonstrates your ability to communicate a character.” If you’re interested in playing one of the nine named roles, you should also choose a cutting from the list, and prepare that.

Seeking Directors for Next Season

November 3rd, 2015 • News
City Circle Acting Company of Coralville will host an information meeting for persons interested in directing a show in their 2016-17 season. The meeting will be held Sunday, November 8 at 1pm in the lobby of the Coralville Center of the Performing Arts at 1301 5th Street. This will be an informal gathering with City Circle’s Play Selection Committee to learn more details about the upcoming season including production budgets, production teams and the director selection process.

Auditions for Sweeney Todd

November 2nd, 2015 • Auditions, News
Auditions for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street will take place on Saturday, December 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 13 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. If callbacks are necessary, they will be on Monday, December 14 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Auditions will be at the Community of Christ Church, 2121 S.

The cast of Oliver!

September 30th, 2015 • News
Director Elizabeth Tracey is pleased to announce the cast of Oliver!, which will perform at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts December 11-20.  Tickets are on sale now.  Congratulations to the cast, and warm thanks to all who auditioned. OLIVER! CAST LIST elliot manjoine – oliver twist whit jury – understudy, oliver twist doug beardsley – fagin tobias epstein – artful dodger thomazin jury – understudy, artful dodger jessica wittman – nancy john smick – bill sykes derek johnson – mr.

Auditions for Oliver!

August 20th, 2015 • Auditions, News
Our holiday show this year will be Oliver!, the beloved musical based on Charles Dickens’ novel, Oliver Twist.  There is a character breakdown below of principal roles, but Director Elizabeth Tracey is also looking for performers of all ages to fill out a large ensemble, including young orphans, young thieves and cutpurses, and Londoners of all ages.