Author Archives: johndowgin

Sylvia

May 17 through June 9, 2019
by AR Gurney
directed by Ed Faver

written by AR Gurneydirected by Ed Faver Greg and Kate have moved to Manhattan after twenty-two years of child-raising. One day, Greg brings home a dog he has found—or that has found him—bearing only the name “Sylvia” on her tag. A street-smart mixture of Lab and Poodle, Sylvia becomes a major bone of contention between…
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Class: Classical & Contemporary Auditioning with Jessica Damrow Sherman

February 23 and March 30, 2019

On Saturday, February 23rd, and Saturday, March 30th, from 10 am-12 pm, come learn contemporary and classical text audition technique with one of Circle’s favorite directors, Jessica Damrow Sherman (Hamlet, As You Like it, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Richard III, Prelude to a Kiss, Macbeth) In the contemporary portion of the class, Jessica touches…
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Auditions: Sylvia

February 21 through February 24, 2019

Circle Players and director Ed Faver are pleased to announce auditions for the fifth production of our 2018-2019 season, Sylvia, by AR Gurney. SYNOPSIS: Sylvia tells the story of Greg and Kate have moved to Manhattan after twenty-two years of child-raising. One day, Greg brings home a dog he has found—or that has found him—bearing…
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Dine to Donate at Applebees to Support Circle Players

December 18, 2018

On December 18th, dine out and help Circle Players at the same time! Dine at the Applebee’s® at 1282 Centennial Ave, Piscataway, between 11 am and 9pm on Tuesday, December 18, and 10% of your bill will be donated to Circle Players when you present this flyer to your server! Remember: you must print out…
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Auditions: “Les Liaisons Dangereuses”

December 5 through December 9, 2018

Check here regularly for announcements about upcoming auditions. You can also like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to get notifications of upcoming auditions, shows, special events, and more! Upcoming Auditions Les Liaisons Dangereuses Circle Players and director Richard Butler are pleased to announce auditions for the fourth production in their 2018-2019 season,…
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Staged Reading: “Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play”, by Anne Washburn

October 27, 2018

On Saturday, October 27, at 8 pm, join Circle for a staged reading of Anne Washburn’s “Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play”. Mr. Burns tells the story of a group of survivors recalling and retelling “Cape Feare”, an episode of the TV show The Simpsons, shortly after a global catastrophe, then examines the way the story…
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Classical Text Auditioning Class with Jessica Damrow Sherman

January 12, 2019

On Saturday, January 12, from 10 am-12 pm, come learn classical text audition technique with one of Circle’s favorite directors, Jessica Damrow Sherman (Hamlet, As You Like it, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Richard III, Prelude to a Kiss, Macbeth) In this class, Jessica touches on choosing classical monologues for auditions, and then delves into…
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Game Night Fundraiser

October 20, 2018

On Saturday, October 20, from 4 to 10 pm, Circle Players will host a Game Night Fundraiser! A $20.00 donation gets you an evening of board games, pizza, and snacks. All proceeds go to benefit Circle Players’ general improvements fund. So come on down, bring your appetite and your competitive (or cooperative) spirit, and get ready to…
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Auditions: “After the Revolution”

October 18 through October 21, 2018

Auditions for the third production of our 2018/2019 season, “After the Revolution”, written by Amy Herzog and directed by Alicia Harabin, will be held: • Thursday, October 18th, 7:30 to 9:30 pm • Sunday, October 21st, 7:30 to 9:30 pm. • Callbacks on Monday, October 22nd, 7:30 to 9:30 pm. (Please note callbacks are by…
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Auditions: A Reading of “Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play”

August 18 through August 29, 2018

Circle Players and director Roxanne Guarino are pleased to announce auditions for a staged reading that will serve as a special fundraiser during their 2018-2019 season, “Mr. Burns: a Post-Electric Play”, by Anne Washburn. Please note the audition locations, as not all auditions will be held at Circle Players. SYNOPSIS: Anne Washburn’s imaginative dark comedy…
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