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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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Auditions: “Macbeth”

August 16 through August 19, 2018

Circle Players, along with director Jessica Damrow Sherman, is pleased to announce auditions for the second production of our 2018-2019 season, “Macbeth” by William Shakespeare. The production runs Nov 16th – Dec 2nd, 2018. Auditions will be held at Circle Players on: Thursday, August 16th, from 7:30 to 9:30 pm Sunday, August 19th, 5 to 7…
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Sylvia

May 17 through June 9, 2019

written by AR Gurney directed 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…
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Les Liaisons dangereuses

March 29 through April 14, 2019

written by Christopher Hampton directed by Richard Butler Former lovers La Marquise de Merteuil and Le Vicomte de Valmont, two merciless aristocrats, compete in games of seduction and revenge, toying with the hearts and reputations of innocents as they do. But when Merteuil incites Valmont to corrupt the convent-educated Cecile before her wedding night, events…
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After the Revolution

February 1 through February 17, 2019

written by Amy Herzog directed by Alicia Harabin Emma Joseph, a hard-working law school graduate, is continuing her family’s business of fighting for progressive ideals. But a curveball comes hurtling Emma’s way, when a fact hidden from her for her whole life calls into question the entire basis of her cause.

Macbeth

November 16 through December 2, 2018

written by William Shakespeare directed by Jessica Damrow Sherman Shakespeare’s classic tale of a brave and loyal general who receives a prophecy that he will become king. Consumed by ambition, Macbeth murders the King and takes the throne, but is wracked with guilt and paranoia that spurs his downfall.

The Nance

September 28 through October 14, 2018

written by Douglas Carter Beane directed by Jon Heron In the 1930s, burlesque impresarios welcomed hilarious comics of vaudeville to their niche. A headliner called ‘the Nance’ was a camp homosexual and master of double entendre. ‘The Nance’ is the tale of Chauncey Miles, a master performer in a time when it is easy to…
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Audition Technique Class with Jessica Damrow Sherman

August 25, 2018

Saturday, August 25, from 10 am-1 pm, come learn how to work with classical text 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) Most auditions and callbacks ask you to either read from the script or present a prepared monologue….
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Classical Text Class with Jessica Damrow Sherman

August 18, 2018

Saturday, August 18, from 10 am-1 pm, come learn how to work with classical text 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) This class fully explores the basics of Shakespeare in both monologues and scenework. Special attention will be paid…
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