September 14, 2019
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!
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.
May 15 through June 7, 2020
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.
March 20 through April 5, 2020
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.
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?
November 22 through December 8, 2019
written by Theresa Rebeck
directed by Matt Lafargue
Four aspiring young novelists sign up for private writing classes with Leonard, an international literary figure. Under his recklessly brilliant and unorthodox instruction, some thrive and others flounder, alliances are made and broken, sex is used as a weapon, and hearts are unmoored.
October 4 through October 20, 2019
written by William Shakespeare
directed by Alicia Harabin
Be transported to the secluded island where Prospero, the deposed Duke of Milan, has raised his daughter, Miranda, among the native creatures and spirits. When a royal ship carrying his deceitful brother sails within range of his magical powers, will Prospero’s tempest bring about reconciliation, or revenge? Come see what washes ashore.