Author Archives: Alicia Harabin

Side by Side by Sondheim

August 6 and 7, 2021

Jon Heron

This show is presented in cooperation with the Dunellen Arts & Culture Commission. A portion of the net proceeds will benefit the Commission. Side by Side by Sondheim is presented through Special Arrangement with Music Theater International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.

Auditions: The Elephant Man

March 3 through 7, 2020

Director Khy Garner seeks a cast for The Elephant Man, opening May 15th. Details to come…

Auditions: Lobby Hero

January 2 through 11, 2020

Director Genevieve Estanislau will hold auditions January 2 and January 9. She seeks three men and one woman for her cast. See our auditions page for more info!

Auditions: The Explorers Club

October 21 through 29, 2019

Director Erik Hall will hold auditions October 21 and October 23. He seeks 1 woman and 8 men for his cast. See our auditions page for more info!

Fall Member Meeting

September 21, 2019

12:00pm – 1:00pm
Members and those considering membership are invited to attend!
Members are reminded to renew their membership for the 2019-2020 season.

Fall Clean-Up

September 14, 2019

10:00am – 3:00pm
Join members and friends of Circle Players as we prepare the theatre for our 2019-2020 season opening. We need help taming weeds, sorting costumes, and sprucing up the building, so whatever your strength your assistance is welcome!

Auditions: Seminar

August 19 through 22, 2019

Circle Players announces auditions for the second show of its 2019 – 2020 season, Seminar by Theresa Rebeck. Audition dates are Monday, August 19 and Wednesday, August 21 from 7:30 – 9:30 with callbacks by invitation on Thursday, August 22. Show dates are November 22 – December 8. There is no performance on Friday, November 29.

The Elephant Man

written by Bernard Pomerance
directed by Khy Garner

Dr. Frederic Treves discovers John Merrick, who has been born with a congenital disorder, working in a London sideshow to earn a living as the “The Elephant Man.” When Treves brings Merrick into his home, he discovers that that Merrick’s rough exterior hides a refined soul, and that Merrick can teach the British upper class a lesson about dignity.

Lobby Hero

written by Kenneth Lonergan
directed by Genevieve Estislau

When Jeff, a luckless young security guard, is drawn into a local murder investigation, he and his tightly wound supervisor become embroiled in an unexpected family fiasco, and two local beat cops end up divided by their own romantic and political allegiances.

The Explorers Club

January 31 through February 16, 2020
written by Nell Benjamin
directed by Erik Hall

London, 1879. The prestigious Explorers Club is in crisis: their acting president wants to admit a woman, and their bartender is terrible. True, this female candidate is brilliant, beautiful, and has discovered a legendary Lost City, but the decision to let in a woman could shake the very foundation of the British Empire… and how do you make such a decision without a decent drink?