May 15th, 2013 at 8:55 am
We’re finishing up our current season, and we have one final Membership Meeting coming up soon. ICCT will hold this Membership Meeting on Monday, May 20th, at 7:00 pm, at The Celebration Farm.
At this Meeting, the Nominating Committee will submit their proposed slate of Officers and At-Large Board Members for the 2013-14 Season, and all Members present will vote on the slate. We will have a final reading of the most recent, proposed changes to the By-Laws and vote upon these changes. Additionally, we will be presenting the slate of shows for our 2013-14 Season, as submitted by the Play & Director Selection Committee and approved by the Board. Any other items will be made available to the Membership before the Meeting, as well.
Because we will need a quorum present, in order to vote on these and other possible issues, we are asking that the Members RSVP to this event by email, at email@example.com, or by phone, at 319-400-4703, no later than Friday, May 17th, to make sure a quorum will be in attendance.
Thank you, and we look forward to seeing as many of you as possible at the Meeting!
May 9th, 2013 at 3:15 pm
See the theatrical season your way, with an Iowa City Community Theatre
FlexPass! Traditional season tickets lock you into one seat for each show. If you can’t make it to one of the shows, you’re out of luck. ICCT FlexPasses give you the freedom of the punch: One punch equals one seat…for any regular season show, any day and anyone you want! See all six shows one time, or one show six times; use it for yourself, you and a friend, or the whole family—it’s your ticket, your choice.
The following shows can be seen with a FlexPass this season:
CABARET (September 13-15 and 20-22, 2013)
ROMEO AND JULIET (October 18-20 and 25-27, 2013)
THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES, or FIVE BEANS FOR JACK (December 6-8 and 13-15, 2013)
OF MICE AND MEN (January 24-26 and January 31-February 2, 2014)
THE MATCHMAKER (February 28-March 2 and March 7-9, 2014)
MAN OF LA MANCHA (April 25-27 and May 2-4, 2014)
An adult FlexPass costs only $75, which is only $12.50 per punch for live theater.
Seniors 65 or over and students aged 13-college can buy a FlexPass for only $60,
which is $10 per punch. The cost of a children’s pass for those aged 12-under is only
$40, a mere $6.67 apiece! Get the season ticket that gives you the power of the punch.
Purchase your FlexPass today!
Prices: Adult – $75, Senior/Student – $60, and Child (12 and under) – $40.
May 1st, 2013 at 12:19 pm
It’s love on the range in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s first collaborative classic, Oklahoma! This well-loved favorite has it all: timeless music, exciting choreography, fights, foolishness, threats, plenty of laughs, and, of course, true love.
"About as high as a building oughta grow"
opened to very enthusiastic audiences last weekend. You can read the review at
(posted Monday, April 29, 2013).
Tickets are selling fast, so don’t miss seeing this impressive production! Call 319-338-0443 to reserve your tickets today!
Images provided by Carol Grow Johnk.
April 20th, 2013 at 1:51 pm
Stage Write – April 2013
The ICCT Newsletter for April 2013 is now available online. The April 2013 edition includes information on:
Rodgers & Hammersteins Oklahoma! – Opening April 26th, 2013!
Spring Membership Meeting – Monday, May 20th, 2014
2013-2014 Season Announcement
to read Stage Write!
2013-2014 ICCT Board of Directors Nominees
The Nominations Committee has concluded their work on the slate for the 2013-2014 Season.
The nominees are:
President – Roxy Running
Vice President – Brenda Christner
Treasurer – Dave Roe
Secretary – LaDonna Wicklund
At Large Members whose term will end in 2015
We hope to see you at the Spring Membership Meeting!
April 10th, 2013 at 2:20 pm
Joe Mosher as Curly and Megan Kaiser as Laurey
The Iowa City Community Theatre is presenting the classic musical “Oklahoma!” on April 26 and 27 and May 3 and 4 at 7:30 p.m., as well as April 27 and 28 and May 4 and 5 at 2 p.m. in the Exhibition Hall at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.
The show, with music by Richard Rodgers, book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II is co-directed by Josh Sazon and Richard Riggleman, with music direction by Wes Habley and choreography by Jill and Doug Beardsley.
The performances are sponsored by Dr. William Olin and Bertha Olin and Dr. Steve Hedlund and Chris Hedlund.
Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for students and seniors, and $10 for children. Use the linked coupon to save $2 on each ticket!
March 6th, 2013 at 11:13 am
“The Royal Family”opens on March 8th at the Iowa City Community Theatre Fairground location, and promises to be a crowd pleaser. It is not a play about Kings and Queens and Dukes and Duchesses, but rather a famous American theatre family in 1920′s New York. Loosely based on the famous Barrymore family John, Ethel, and Lionel, The Royal Family is a fun and entertaining evening with three generations of eccentric actors. Fanny the matriarch and her two successful children, Julie and Tony, are trying to negotiate their loves, lives, and careers. Fanny’s brother Herbert along with his wife Kitty are trying to stage a come back. Gwen, Julies daughter is negotiating the waters between marriage and career. And their manager/producer Oscar Wolf is trying to hold them all together for another new play. But with an unruly dynasty of actors theatrical mayhem ensues.
Like Noel Cowards “Hay Fever” and the musical “Kiss Me Kate,” other larky portraits of people who live and die by the theater, “The Royal Family” allows performers to caricature the narcissism, self-dramatizing and infantile craving for attention that were once said to characterize their profession (and of course have nothing to do with actors as we know them today). It also pulses with the door-slamming farcical sound and fury found in the liveliest of Kaufman’s collaborations. Fun and games at the Cavendish household include boxing lessons, furniture-toppling fencing matches, random piano playing and dodging the madding crowds that assemble outside once Tony Cavendish, modeled onJohn Barrymore, comes home from Hollywood, trailed by a process server with breach-of-promise papers. But the favorite activity for this family’s members is emoting for and at one another.
Cast members include: Nicole DeSalle, Brad Quinn, Jessica Murillo, Rip Russell, Kathy Maxey, Caroline Oster, Joseph Dobrian, Josh Sazon, Nate Sullivan, Carl Brown, Deviin Huff
Stephen Stonebraker, Rich Riggleman, Ruth Fisher
Directed by Krista Neumann
Produced by Iowa City Community Theatre
Presented by The Johnson Team, Skogman Realty
Play dates: March 8-10 and March 15-17
Times: Friday and Saturday 7:30, Sunday 2:00
Iowa City Community Theatre, Johnson County 4-H Fairgrounds
4261 Oak Crest Hill Rd,
Iowa City, IA 52246-5824
$16 (adults), $13 (students and seniors), and $8 (children).
Buy tickets: West Music in Coralville (corner of 5th St. and 12th Ave) or Robert A. Lee Recreation Center (corner of Gilbert and Burlington Sts. in downtown Iowa City) or at the door
Or online at http://www.redtrucktickets.com or call (319) 338-0443
February 26th, 2013 at 1:50 pm
THURSDAY, FEB. 28 ONLY: BUY 1 TICKET AT REGULAR PRICE, GET A SECOND FOR HALF PRICE!
Presented by The Iowa City Community Theatre (minimally-staged)
Music by Richard Rodgers
Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein III
Directed by Richard Tiegs
Based on the book “Anna and the King of Siam” by Margaret Landon
Original Choreography by Jerome Robbins
The King of Siam has decided that his nation must become one of the players in the modern world of the 1860s. To that end, he has hired an English widow, Mrs. Anna Leonowens, to teach the western ways to his wives and children. East meets West and old meets new in the landmark musical “The King and I.” Come hear some of the most admired of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s music in this minimally-staged production on the Englert stage on March 1 and 2!
7:30 p.m. on March 1 and 2 at the Englert Theatre
February 22nd, 2013 at 3:54 pm
Curly: Joe Mosher
Laurey: Megan Kaiser
Ado Annie: Betsy Litman
Will Parker: Dave Helmuth
Aunt Eller: Nicole DeSalle
Ali Hakim: Ali Ajram
Jud: Jeff Mead
Carnes: Tom Schulein
Skidmore: Bryan Lawler
Gertie: Meredith Lamb
February 3rd, 2013 at 2:08 pm
prepare 32 bars of a musical theater song (preferably from the show — accompanist will be provided)
dress appropriately for the dance portion of the audition (comfortable clothing that is easy to move in and shoes or other appropriate footwear). Not all parts will need to dance, but everyone will need to be able to move. Everyone should be prepared for some dancing/movement audition, regardless of the part they want.
read from the script
Iowa City Community Theatre will be holding auditions for Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical, Oklahoma!, on Saturday the 16th from 3:30 to 6:30p.m. and on Sunday the 17th from 2 to 5 p.m, at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center in Iowa City. Performance dates will be April 26-28 and May 3-5. Those who wish to audition are asked to:
- Curly- age 20-30, confident, charismatic, leading man, a cowboy : Baritone to F#4
- Laurey- age 18-25, an innocent but spunky and headstrong farm girl, plays hard to get: Soprano to A5
- Ado Annie- age 18-25, fun loving, good-time girl, flirtatious, gullible, must have comedic abilities and move well; Alto Belt with mix to E5
- Will Parker- age 20-30, charming cowboy, not overly bright, fun-loving, energetic, should dance; Baritone to F4
- Jud Fry- age 25-40, sullen, mysterious, dangerous, troubled man with a powerful brooding presence, hired hand on Laurey’s farm; Bass/Baritone to C#4
- Ali Hakim- age 25-40, Persian peddler, con artist, character-singer with comic abilities; Baritone to D4
- Aunt Eller- age 30-60, matriarch of the community, middle-aged, down to earth, mother to everyone, gentle but with great wisdom and strength, she is feisty and has a wry sense of humor: Alto Belt with mix to F5
- Andrew Carnes- age 35-55, great character actor-singer, dry humor, big presence, must move well: Baritone to F4
- Ike Skidmore- age 30-40, farmer, character actor; Baritone (D to F#)
- Gertie Cummings- age 18-25,obnoxious laugh, high pitched whiny voice
- we will also need ensemble members of all ages and sizes
The final show of the ICCT season, Oklahoma!, will be directed by Rich Riggleman and Josh Sazon. Music director will be Wes Habley, and choreographers will be Doug and Jill Beardsley.
Questions about auditions? Contact the directors at
February 1st, 2013 at 2:40 pm