City Circle News

Join us for Change of Seasons Celebration on Sunday, July 7

Join City Circle and Young Footliters for our annual Change of Seasons Celebration on Sunday, July 7 from 2pm to 4pm 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.

The Christians has been cast!

Thank you to the many talented individuals who turned out to audition for The Christians.  We appreciate your support of City Circle Theatre Company.  We are happy to announce the following cast: Paul…………………Rip Russell Joshua……………..Phil Welsh Elizabeth………….Megan Ginsburg Jay…………………..Duane Larson Jenny……………….Carrie Pozdol

Auditions for The Christians Set for May 19 and 20

Auditions will be held on May 19 and 20 for The Christians by Lucas Hnath. Directed by K. Michael Moore, The Christians kicks off City Circle’s 2019-20 season on September 20-22. ABOUT THE SHOW Twenty years ago, Pastor Paul’s church was nothing more than a modest storefront. Now he presides over a congregation of thousands, with classrooms for Sunday School, a coffee shop in the lobby, and a baptismal font as big as a swimming pool.

City Circle Theatre Company is seeking directors for the 2019-2020 Season

If you are interested in directing one of the following shows: The Christians by Lucas Hnath – September 20-22, 2019 Annie – December 6-8,13-15, 2019 Evita in Concert – February 14-16, 2020 Legally Blonde The Musical – May 1-3, 8-10, 2020 Disney’s High School Musical (teen show) – June 12-14, 2020 Please submit an application for each show you want to direct by April 8th, 2019.

Newsies Cast List

Congratulations to the cast of Newsies!  We had a phenomenal turnout at auditions which made choosing among the many talented actors extremely difficult for our directors.  We hope that for those of you who did not get cast, you will consider auditioning for our sister theatre company, Young Footliters.  Sign-ups for auditions for Honk is happening now!

Disney’s Newsies is the Teen Show!

City Circle Theatre company is excited to announce that the 2019 teen show is Disney’s Newsies directed by Leslie Nolte and Chis Okiishi. Auditions will be March 3,4, and 5 at the Community of Christ Church in Coralville.Set in turn-of-the century New York City and based on the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged “newsies,” who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets.

Announcing the 2019-2020 Season!

City Circle is pleased to announce our 2019-2020 season. The season opens in September with The Christians by Lucas Hnath, a riveting drama about the complicated fallout when personal faith clashes with institutional doctrine. (September 20-22, 2019). In December, the heartwarming musical Annie is sure to be a treat for the whole family!

The Scarlet Pimpernel – Cast Announced!

Congratulations to the cast of The Scarlet Pimpernel! We are grateful to you all for turning out for this production, and hate having to decide between so many excellent performers! Thank you for your time and work. The cast list is posted below. Those cast should email ehilsabeck@coralville.org by Monday at 5pm to accept your role.

Theatre Community Connection: Tommy

Join the cast of The Who’s Tommy and a panel of experts in the field of Childhood Trauma and Abuse for an open conversation about Tommy’s story and the real-life impact child abuse has on a person and a community. While the music for The Who’s Tommy is widely recognized, the experiences that shape its title character are less frequently discussed.