Portillo’s Fundraiser for CPT
Enjoy some delicious Portillo’s and help Community Players Theatre at the same time! DATE: Thursday, August 22nd TIME: Anytime between 4:00pm – 8:00pm WHERE: Portillo’s in Normal HOW: Download this flyer and show it when you place your order (printed or on your phone!) 20% of the proceeds will go to Community Players Theatre! RSVP Info: Simply RSVP by using the GroupRaise link below, and show the flyer on your phone or on paper when making your purchase. Dine in, take out, and delivery acceptable. RSVP Here: https://www.groupraise.com/events/102232 We need 20 people to RSVP to this event by August 19th on GroupRaise or our event will be cancelled. If you have any additional questions please contact Fundraising Chairperson, Jessa Hendricker at [email protected]Read More
Auditions for the Vrooman Mansion Murder Mystery!
To help celebrate their milestone anniversary Vrooman Mansion is partnering with Community Players Theatre to bring a murder mystery to the Bloomington-Normal Community this October. To make this mysterious event possible we will be seeking a variety of actors for this murderous event! We are looking for men and woman of all ages, ethnicities, and body types. Auditions are September 9th & 10th starting at 7pm at Community Players Theatre. Please have a 1-minute comedic or dramatic monologue prepared, and anticipate participating in various improv games & activities as part of the audition. You must be 18 years of age or older to audition. If you need to schedule an early audition please contact the director (information below). Performances will be October 25th & 26th.Read More
Announcing the cast of Barefoot In The Park
THANK YOU to everyone who came out to audition for the first show of our 97th season!! We had a wonderfully talented group, and hope to see you all again at future auditions! Congratulations to the cast of Barefoot in the Park! Paul Bratter - Dakota McDaniels Corie Bratter - Kayla Blue Ethel Banks (Mother) - Judy Stroh Victor Velasco - Rich Tinaglia Telephone Man (Harry) - Jared Cantrell Delivery Man - Jay HartzlerRead More
Preview: The Addams Family
Community Players Get Creepy and Kooky with [Snap, Snap] The Addams Family Join Community Players as Robinhood Lane welcomes its newest residents: the peculiar, macabre, and, yes, hilarious title characters of The Addams Family. Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Uncle Fester, Cousin Itt, and the rest of the gang are the offspring of the, um, unusual imagination of Charles Addams, longtime cartoonist for the New Yorker. The characters first appeared in a cartoon in 1937 and thereafter found an unlikely home in the pages of the nation’s most sophisticated magazine until Addams’s death in 1988. The Addamses are a loving family, in many ways a typical American family, except their values are reversed from those of their neighbors. In Addams’s cartoons we see them on their mansion’s roof preparing to pour boiling oil on Christmas carolers or we see Wednesday and Pugsley playing with dolls—and a tiny guillotine!Read More