Starting 9/8/17, 7:30:00 pm: READER’S THEATRE: Over the River and Through the Woods

CAST LIST: Studio Improv

Theatre Cedar Rapids

What a great night of improv at callbacks!  I’ve made the tough decisions (and believe me, it was really tough) and here are the new casts of our two improv teams.  Thank you to everyone who put in so much work the past two nights and I’m excited to work with those cast this season! […]

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CALLBACK LIST: Studio Improv

Theatre Cedar Rapids

Thank you to everyone who came out last night for the Studio Improv auditions!  That was a record-breaking turnout and it’s so awesome to see so many new faces.  I am encouraged by the level of talent, but I can only cast 16 people this season.  Our two improv teams will be comprised of those […]

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2017-18 Underground New Play Festival: PLAYS ANNOUNCED

Theatre Cedar Rapids

Thank you to everyone who submitted a play for consideration for our 2017-18 Underground New Play Festival.  We received more submissions than all previous years.  We’re excited to announce the lineup for this year’s Festival: The Alley Between 2nd and 3rd Street by Tristan Maynard Confessions of a Gay Catholic by Joe Jennison The Counselors […]

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CAST LIST: Grease

Theatre Cedar Rapids

Thank you to all who auditioned.  This was a tough one because we were dealing with all ages and types, and there were so many of you.  If you don’t see your name on the list, keep coming to audition! For those who are on the list, please contact the director (Angie Toomsen) to accept […]

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2017-18 Underground New Play Festival Submission Information

Emma Drtina

We’ve just opened up submissions for the 2017-18 Underground New Play Festival.  For all of the submission information, please visit: https://www.theatrecr.org/participate/backstage/underground-new-play-festival-submission-information/ Happy Writing!

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CAST LIST: Billy Elliot the Musical

Theatre Cedar Rapids

Thanks to all who auditioned!  We saw a lot of wonderful energy and enthusiasm in all of the audition groups.  If you are not on the list, please come back for upcoming auditions!   For those cast, congrats!  Please message angietoomsen@gmail.com to accept your role (FB and/or letting Ben or Aaron know works too!)   […]

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CAST LIST: The Bully Plays

Theatre Cedar Rapids

Thank you – Thank you – THANK YOU to everyone who auditioned and to the youth for talking with me about the bullying they have experienced. To those of you who were not cast, I hope you consider auditioning for Billy Elliot on April 22-24. Congratulations to those of you who were cast. We will have our first read-thru […]

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CALLBACK LIST: The Bully Plays

Theatre Cedar Rapids

Thank you to EVERYONE who came to audition.  It has been such an amazing turn out that it is making for some tough decisions.  If you do not see your name on the list below, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you weren’t cast, so please check back tomorrow (Wednesday) at 11:00am for the full cast […]

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The Crucible: Theatre Families at TCR

Theatre Cedar Rapids

By Hannah Spina We often say in the theatre that casts and crews become like families.  You spend so much time together, you trust one another, you laugh, cry, learn together. You get close. Well, sometimes, one has the chance to share the experience with actual family. That has been the case for three different […]

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CASTING ANNOUNCEMENT: Billy Elliot the Musical

Theatre Cedar Rapids

We are very pleased to announce that we’ve found our title character for our production of Billy Elliot the Musical. Announcing Jesse Flaherty as Billy Elliot! Jesse is an 11-year-old 5th grader at Prairie Creek Intermediate School.  He is the youngest of four, with two brothers, one sister, and parents Patrick and Lisa Flaherty.  He loves […]

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