City Circle News

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.  

The Cast of Wm. Shakespeare’s Land of The Dead

August 14th, 2015 • News
We are pleased to announce the cast of the first play of our 2015-2016 “British Invasion” season: THE LORD CHAMBERLAIN’S MEN William Shakespeare………..Kevin Moore Richard Burbage………………Joe Wise Will Kemp……………………….Ken Van Egdon John Rice………………………..Hank Welter Kate Braithwaite………………Jen Brown John Sinklo……………………..Brian Tanner THE QUEEN’S COURT Francis Bacon………………….Per Wiger Sir Robert Cecil……………….Ryan Shellady Queen Elizabeth………………Krista Neumann Dr.

Auditions for William Shakespeare’s Land of The Dead

July 9th, 2015 • Auditions, News
Join us for the first show of our British Invasion season: a play in which the British of Queen Elizabeth’s era are invaded by a plague of the undead.  Patrick DuLaney will direct.  Auditions will be held on August 10 and 11, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Coralville Library (Schwab Auditorium).  

Addams Family Update

May 22nd, 2015 • News
Our teen musical this summer is The Addams Family. The cast and production team are working hard at rehearsals, and the show is going to be great! We have added a special Opening Day Kids’ Matinee on Friday, June 19 at 1:00 p.m. That means you can be among the first people to see it!

The Addams Family cast

April 2nd, 2015 • News, Uncategorized
An abundance of young talent was on display last weekend at auditions for our annual Teen Show, such that Director Patrick DuLaney and his team decided to double cast all of the leads. The cast of The Addams Family is:         Gomez Addams:  Nick Mendoza & Sage Spiker Morticia Addams: Addie Bass & Grace Huber Uncle Fester: Freddie Ogilvie & Austin Wicke Grandma: Jilly Cooke & Cassidy Slater-Scott Wednesday Addams: Maia DeGrazia & Genevieve Wisdom Pugsley Addams: Dylan Davenport & Elias “Bubba” Perez Lurch: Micah Otterbein Mal Beineke: David Daugherty & Raiden Takeuchi Alice Beineke: Amy Evans & Kaitlin Hatcher Lucas Beineke: Matt Harper & Zack Kenyon Thing: Thomazin Jury Cousin It: Jackson Brus The Addams Ancestors:  Quincy Coghill-Behrends, Ellis Fontana, Claire Green, Paige Harken, Emily Hill, Chad Keitel, Nysio Poulakis, Sasha Tyler and Shelby Zukin We are thrilled with the cast and look forward to seeing their production in June.

Art/Photo Contest

March 31st, 2015 • News, Uncategorized
HEY ARTISTS & PHOTOGRAPHERS – PICTURE THIS! To celebrate our upcoming musical Into The Woods, we’re having a contest – we want you to send us your original art/photo that represents the items that The Baker and The Baker’s Wife go into the woods to fetch: 1) a cow as white as milk 2) a cape as red as blood 3) hair as yellow as corn 4) a slipper as pure as gold Post a photo of your own original work, whether it be a photo or photo collage, a sketch, a cartoon, or hey – if you want to paint or sculpt, that’s okay, too!

Into The Woods Preview: Tipsy Storytime

March 31st, 2015 • News, Uncategorized
We are hosting a free event to get you in the mood for Into The Woods. On Saturday, April 11 from 4:00-6:00 pm, join us at The Luxe Zone for Tipsy Storytime: Cocktails and Fairy Tales. Members of the cast of Into The Woods will share skewed, off-color versions of stories and songs you may remember from childhood in a fun, cocktail-party environment.