City Circle News

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.

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!

A Christmas Cabaret Cast List

Thank you for the tremendous response to our call for performers for A Christmas Cabaret. There were so many impressive video audition submissions and unfortunately we are locked into a 90 minute show or we would have cast many more performers. City Circle Theatre Company is so grateful to part of such a talented community.

Postponed: The Importance of Being Earnest

Dear City Circle Friends, In this unusual season, we’ve been working hard at City Circle to tell stories safely, cautiously, and creatively. We hold ourselves to the highest safety standards above those required by public health authorities, and the safety of our production members is our first priority. When in doubt, we choose to preemptively close down rehearsals to protect our volunteers.

AUDITIONS – A CHRISTMAS CABARET

AUDITIONS – A CHRISTMAS CABARET Written and Directed by Katie Colletta If you have any questions regarding auditions or anything else about this production, please contact our producer, Liz Tracey, at etracey@coralville.org. Audition submissions will be accepted until November 13, 2020. This is a socially distanced production, produced under COVID restrictions.

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! 

The Importance of Being Earnest – Postponed

Dear City Circle Friends, In this unusual season, we’ve been working hard at City Circle to tell stories safely, cautiously, and creatively. We hold ourselves to the highest safety standards above those required by public health authorities, and the safety of our production members is our first priority. When in doubt, we choose to preemptively close down rehearsals to protect our volunteers.

‘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! 

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.