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TCR Announces Cast and Creative Team for Mamma Mia!

Angie Toomsen

Announcing the cast and team for TCR’s summer production of MAMMA MIA! Grab your tickets now and prepare to dance in the aisles! It’s going to be a blast! Creative/Production Team Director – Chris Okiishi Music Director – Janelle Lauer Associate Music Director/Conductor – Forrest Green Choreographer – Anna Slife Scenic/Lighting Designer – Scott Olinger Costume Designer – Melonie Stoll Intimacy/Safety Director – […]

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TCR Announces Cast List for The Sound of Music

Angie Toomsen

TCR is pleased to announce the cast list for The Sound of Music, running April 29th through May 29th. Get your tickets now to see this wonderful cast. Maria Rainer: Stephanie Hoklotubbe Captain Georg Von Trapp: Joe Wetrich Rolf Gruber: Brandon Burkhardt Elsa Schraeder: Cindy Shadrick Max Detweiler: Gary Benser The Mother Abbess: Rosemary Gast Sister Berthe: […]

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TCR Announces Auditions for the Sound of Music, Feb 12 and 13

Angie Toomsen

  Theatre Cedar Rapids announces casting for The Sound of Music. (Music by Richard Rodgers. Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Suggested by Maria Augusta Trapp). To be performed live at Theatre Cedar Rapids April 29 – May 29, 2022. Performances take place Thu – Sat at 7:30 p.m. […]

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TCR is Closed for the Holidays, Reopening 1/3.

Angie Toomsen

To give our staff and artists a much needed break, we are closed for the holidays between December 22nd and January 3rd. If you need help with a ticket purchase or exchange, please contact our box office beginning January 3rd, 2022. We will respond to all emails and voicemails that week. Happy holidays and see […]

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Announcing the Bright Star Cast and Team

Angie Toomsen

Theatre Cedar Rapids announces casting for Bright Star, music, book and story by Steve Martin and music, lyrics, and story by Edie Brickell, to be performed live at Brucemore’s Peggy Boyle Whitworth Amphitheater June 18 – July 3, 2021. Tickets are on sale now HERE. The Cast We were overwhelmed by the turnout to (virtual) […]

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TCR Partners with the Cedar Rapids Public Library for Family Drama!

Angie Toomsen

Theatre Cedar Rapids was thrilled to partner with our friends at the Cedar Rapids Public Library to present Family Drama: Fun and Games with Theatre Cedar Rapids.  Mic Evans, one of TCR’s beloved instructors – and star of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder and The Hunchback of Notre Dame –  shared fun ways […]

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TCR Halloween Horror Night Awards

Angie Toomsen

Thanks to all who participated in and attended the TCR Flash Play Fest: Halloween Horror Night. We were thrilled to have engaged nearly 80 volunteers as writers, directors, actors and stage managers. Have an idea for a future flash fest? Email angie.toomsen@theatrecr.org View all of the awards! Enjoy the Overall Best Show, A Walking Shadow by […]

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Announcing the Casts for the 10th Annual Underground New Play Festival

Angie Toomsen

Well, this was fun! Thanks, everyone, for your enthusiasm and wonderful audition videos! And thanks to the writers and directors for the smooth casting process. This is the first time in history we don’t have to say “to those who weren’t cast, etc.” because EVERYONE IS CAST IN SOMETHING.* That was the goal! Congrats all! […]

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Let’s Get Lit is Back – Online!

Angie Toomsen

Next Session info here! “Let’s Get Lit” is a play reading and discussion series led by Mirrorbox artistic director and playwright, Cavan Hallman and co-presented by TCR. Participants are given a play to read prior to the discussion. It’s a great chance to discover new plays and playwrights—or finally read (or revisit) essential works, from […]

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SPECIAL NOTICE: TCR’s Spring Break Camp is Canceled

Angie Toomsen

Dear TCR Spring Break camp families, The COVID-19 pandemic has continued to evolve. It is with a heavy heart that we must inform you today that the spring break programs slated to begin on Monday at TCR are suspended. These are unprecedented times at TCR and we are working diligently to ensure the ongoing safety […]

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