City Circle News

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.

The Scarlet Pimpernel – Auditions January 27-29

The Scarlet Pimpernel Music and Lyrics by Frank Wildhorn and Nan Knighton Book by Nan Knighton Directed by Jaret Morlan Music Direction by Wes Habley PERFORMANCE DATES The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts May 3, 4, 10, and 11 at 7:30 PM May 5 and 12 at 2:00 PM AUDITIONS Coralville Public Library Schwab Auditorium 1401 5th Street, Coralville 52241 January 27, Sunday, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM January 28, Monday, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM CALLBACKS January 29, Tuesday, 6:00 PM (if needed) REHEARSAL SCHEDULE Rehearsals for the entire cast will begin Sunday, March 10.


All in a Day Play Festival Set for January 25 and 26

The All in a Day Play Festival sponsored by Dreamwell Theatre and City Circle Theatre Company  will be held Friday and Saturday, January 25 and 26 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. This is the eighth time these two theatre companies have joined forces to sponsor this award-winning event to create and present six, 10-minute plays in just 24 hours.

The musical,TOMMY, has been cast!

The Who’s TOMMY Music and Lyrics by Pete Townshend Directed by Elizabeth Tracey Music Directed by Janelle Lauer CAST TOMMY – Joshuah Payne MRS. WALKER – Jessica Wittman MR. WALKER – TBA COUSIN KEVIN – Jacob Glass UNCLE ERNIE – Uri Lessing SALLY SIMPSON – Rachael Rhoads THE GYPSEY – Vickie Vaughn LOVER – Ryan Morrow TEN-YEAR-OLD TOMMY – John Weigel FOUR-YEAR-OLD TOMMY – Chelsea VeDepo ENSEMBLE (MINISTER, OFFICERS, NURSES, DOCTORS, SOLDIERS, JUDGE, BARRISTERS, KEVIN’S MOTHER, KEVIN’S FATHER, LOCAL LADS/SECURITY GUARDS, LOCAL LASSES, HAWKER, HARMONICA PLAYER, SPECIALIST, NEWS VENDOR MR.


The Who’s Tommy Auditions Set for November 9 and 10

The Who’s Tommy Music and Lyrics by Pete Townshend Book by Des McAnuff, Pete Townshend Additional Music and Lyrics by John Entwistle, Keith Moon PERFORMANCE DATES The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts February 15 and 16 at 7:30 PM February 17 at 2:00 PM AUDITIONS The Community of Christ Church 2121 S Ridge Dr, Coralville 52241 November 9, Friday, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM November 10, Saturday, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM CALLBACKS November 11, Sunday, 2:00 PM (if needed) REHEARSAL SCHEDULE Rehearsals will begin Monday December 10.  

Curious Incident Pre-show Discussion Set for Sept. 29

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will be performed on September 28 and 29 at 7:30 pm and September 30 at 2:00 pm at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. A pre-show discussion will be held from 6-7:00 pm prior to the performance on September 29, Local psychiatrist Dr.

A Note from City Circle

Dear City Circle volunteers, patrons, and friends, Last week we announced the cast for our production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. We had a record turnout for these auditions, and our production team selected two very fine actors to claim the title roles of Belle and the Beast. After announcing the cast, we received feedback from our community that the age difference between these two actors was inappropriate to our story.