City Circle News


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Auditions

The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-Time By Simon Stephens Based on the book by Mark Haddon Directed by Bo Frazier PERFORMANCE DATES September 28 at 7:30 pm September 29 at 7:30 pm September 30 at 2:00 pm The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts AUDITIONS May 11 (Friday) 6 pm – 9 pm May 12 (Saturday) 2 pm – 6 pm CALLBACKS May 13 (Sunday) 2 pm – 6 pm Auditions and Callbacks will be held at the Community of Christ Church, 2121 S.

Announcing the 2018-19 Season

City Circle’s 21st season will include the 2015 Tony award-winning play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time; Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, a lavish family musical for the holiday season; a concert version of The Who’s Tommy, an exhilarating rock musical based on the iconic concept album; The Scarlet Pimpernel, a swashbuckling action/adventure musical based on Baroness Orczy’s famous 20th century novel about the French Revolution; and our annual teen musical—a recent Broadway hit which will be announced in March 2019.

Change of Seasons Celebration Set for June 24, 2018

Join City Circle and Young Footliters for our annual Change of Seasons Celebration on Sunday, June 24 from 2 pm-5 pm at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. There will be food and drink and a chance to meet other CC and Young Footliter friends and volunteers. We’ll celebrate the just completed seasons with a musical and pictorial retrospective and preview our upcoming seasons.

Return to the Forbidden Planet Has Been Cast!

Thanks to all the teens who auditioned for the teen show. Director Kehry Anson Lane has announced the cast list: Return to the Forbidden Planet Cast List Doctor Prospero – Ben Jaeger Ariel – Sasha Tyler Miranda – Reese Hill Captain Tempest – Elias Perez Gloria – Lauren Rude Navigational Officer – Maddie Maley Cookie – Katherine Yacopucci Bosun – Damarius Levi ENSEMBLE Teagen Bollers Elizabeth Davis Ethan Hill Robert Hooks Ladarion Jones Ely Kleinsmith Cece McSweeney Zoe Miller Alana Munoz Joseph Polyak Heidi Vogts

Keep Donating to Spotlight on Hunger Campaign

City Circle is dedicating its twentieth season to collecting donations and raising funds for the Coralville Food Pantry. We hope our Spotlight on Hunger initiative will draw community awareness to the fact that hunger is a pressing issue in the Coralville, and everyone has the opportunity to give something to help.

Holiday Cabaret a Merry Success

Host Ryan Shellady and performer Victoria Vaughn celebrate after a successful Holiday Cabaret Performance.   “Hey now, hey now Don’t dream it’s over Hey now, hey now When the world comes in They come, they come To build a wall between us We know they won’t win”   -Don’t Dream It’s Over, Crowded House – Sung at the Holiday Cabaret by Christian Drollinger and Ensemble   Nothing gets us in the season for present wrapping and decorating the tree like the Holiday Cabaret.

Season Goal Surpassed

Over 3,000 Pounds of Food Donated Spotlight on Hunger Campaign Exceeds Season Goal With First Show   When City Circle Acing Company set a goal to raise 3,000 pounds of food for the Coralville Food Pantry, our goal was to raise that amount during the entire 2017-2018 season. Audience members surpassed the the goal during the first show of the campaign.

Peter and The Star Catcher Has Been Cast!

Cast List   Thanks to all who auditioned! Please keep auditioning for future City Circle shows.   Molly – Paige Harken Boy – Austin Wicke Ted –  Christian Drollinger Prentice – Ellis Fontana Stache – Caroline Price Smee – Elijah Jones Alf – Jen Brown  Bumbrake – Derek Johnson Grempkin/ Prawn – John Shang Bill Slank – Kevin Burford John Astor – Kevin Moore Captain Scott – Hank Welter

Announcing our 2017-18 Season

City Circle Acting Company is proud and excited to announce our 20th anniversary season. In addition to our biannual New Play Festival, our 2017-18 season will include Peter and the Starcatcher, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Chess (concert version), Little Women, and Return to the Forbidden Planet (teen show).