Starting 6/9/21, 10:00:00 am: Summer Camps – In Person

Little Women Cancelled Thursday 5/27

Angie Toomsen

Tonight’s performance of Little Women has been cancelled due to the weather forecast. Ticket holders are being contacted ASAP about moving tickets to another date.

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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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Mamma Mia Cast List

Angie Toomsen

The directing team for Mamma Mia has selected a cast! Thank you to all who attended. This was an enormous turnout and too many great options to use, but the energy in the room both nights was fantastic. You may reach out to the directing team for feedback about your audition. To those cast, congrats! […]

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Kinky Boots Casting

Angie Toomsen

FROM THE DIRECTING TEAM: Thank you to everyone who auditioned. There is so much talent in this community! To those not cast, please continue to audition in the future. We had to make some really tough decisions. Cast, please accept your role by 5:00 p.m. January 15th by emailing lisa.kelly@theatrecr.org. We will be in touch […]

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Spring Plays Cast Lists

Angie Toomsen

Thank you to all who auditioned. We had many, many excellent choices and reads, including some of the area’s best – and some exciting new talent. To those cast, information about first reads, scripts, measurements, schedules, etc. will come right after the holidays. If you have any questions or need to state additional conflicts, please […]

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