Productions

2019-2020 Season

 

Acting Out While Staying In: An Evening of Virtual Comedy

April 9–11, 2021 Laugh with us from the safety and comfort of your own home as we present three short plays by local artists! Three unique half hour productions with one unifying theme—the living room. Scandinavian Death Cleaning by Christopher Okiishi Working For a Laugh by Paul Story and Janet Schlapkohl …And Quarantine Makes Three by Brian Tanner Relax, pour yourself a drink, and enjoy yourself as City Circle shares their living room stage with you. Read More >>

First Date: A Musical Comedy

ONE WEEKEND ONLY! February 26–28, 2021 When they are set up on a blind date by their well-meaning friends, Casey and Aaron will have to sing and dance their way through the pitfalls and perils of the dreaded first date in this musical comedy fresh from Broadway! Tickets are $12–$17. This virtual performance is professionally filmed and streamed right into your home! Read More >>

A Christmas Cabaret brings holiday cheer December 18–20

When the quarantine blues cause Santa to consider canceling Christmas, it is up to the elves to restore his holiday spirit! Featuring talented performers from throughout the Corridor, this musical variety show will bring the holidays right to your screen in this internet broadcast. Written and directed by Katie Colletta. This virtual performance is professionally filmed and streamed right into your home!  Read More >>

‘ART’ by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton

‘ART’ is a funny, sophisticated and moving comedy about what we value – and whether it’s beautiful. Winner of the 1998 Tony for Best Play and the 1996 Olivier Award for Best Comedy.  Directed by Elizabeth Tracey and starring Brett Borden, Kehry Anson Lane and Rip Russell. This virtual performance is professionally filmed and streamed right into your home!  Read More >>

Songs for a New World on October 2 & 3

Announcing! Songs for a New World by Jason Robert Brown. A streaming production on Oct 2 and 3 at 7:30 PM. It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice… or take a stand… or turn around and go back. These are the stories and characters of today, the Songs for a New World. Read More >>

The Christians

by Lucas Hnath September 20-22,2019 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. Today should be a day of celebration but Paul is about to preach a sermon that will shake the foundations of his church’s belief. Read More >>

Annie

Leepin’ Lizards! With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts in this fun-filled musical based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray. The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written including “Tomorrow” and “It’s a Hard Knock Life.” The winner of seven Tony awards including Best Musical, Annie is a holiday treat for the whole family! Read More >>

Evita in Concert

Evita is the passionate, exhilarating story of Eva Peron who used her charisma and charms to rise from her penniless origins to political power as the first lady of Argentina. Winner of seven Tony Awards including Best Musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s tour-de-force musical with an electrifying score is filled with unforgettable Broadway numbers including its grand anthem, “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina.” Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber Book and Lyrics by Tim Rice Directed by Chris Okiishi PERFORMANCE DATES February 14, 2020 at 7:30 PM February 15, 2020 at 7:30 PM February 16, 2020 at 2:00 PM Coralville Center for the Performing Arts Tickets go on sale December 17, 2019 at noon. Read More >>

Legally Blonde The Musical

Cancelled We are sorry to share that Legally Blonde The Musical, originally scheduled for May 1-10, 2020 has been cancelled. We hope to bring this “oh-my-god-you-guys” delightful show to a future season of City Circle, and we’re tremendously grateful to the volunteers and production team who have dedicated time and love to this story. Read More >>

Disney’s High School Musical

Join Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Ryan, and the Jocks, Brainiacs, Thespians, and Skater Dudes at East High in City Circle’s annual teen show. Basketball team captain and resident jock, Troy, and the brainy Gabriella cause an upheaval when they decide to audition for the high school musical. Although many students resent the threat posed to the “status quo”, their alliance might just open the door for others to shine as well. Read More >>