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Theatre Cedar Rapids

Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 12, 2017

Gail Naughton has announced she will retire in June 2018 from the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, an organization she has led since 2002. She is one of...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jul 2, 2017

For a story set in Thatcher-era England, 'Billy Elliot The Musical' has surprisingly strong connections to Eastern Iowa. There’s Alex Ko, an Iowa City native who played the title character...

Posted by Rob Cline | May 29, 2017

The short plays that make up The Bully Plays have all the subtlety of a punch to the gut. In the Theatre Cedar Rapids Grandon Studio under the direction of...

Posted by Rob Cline | May 26, 2017

'Amelia 2.0,' based on Rob Merritt's 'The Summerland Project,' premieres Aug. 4. -- video still Rob Merritt, well known throughout the region’s arts, journalism and nonprofit sectors, established himself as...

Posted by Rob Cline | May 9, 2017

The fairy dust does its job in the Theatre Cedar Rapids production of the musical version of 'Peter Pan.' Under the direction of Leslie Charipar, with musical direction by Benjamin...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Mar 22, 2017

Last Thursday, March 16, when Theatre Cedar Rapids announced their 2017-18 season (see below), they welcomed with it a new executive director. Katie Hallman, most recently of New Orleans, took...

Posted by Sarah Jarmon | Feb 21, 2017

Assassins Theatre Cedar Rapids -- through March 4 It’s no secret that I’m not a Sondheim fan. And while Assassins pushes the boundaries of his typical style with more edge...

Posted by Rachel Korach Howell | Jan 16, 2017

Next Fall Theatre Cedar Rapids -- through Jan. 28 John Miersen (L) and Matthew James in Theatre Cedar Rapids' production of 'Next Fall' -- photo by Struttmann Photo Next Fall,...

Posted by Rachel Korach Howell | Nov 22, 2016

Disney's Beauty and the Beast Theatre Cedar Rapids -- through Sunday, Dec. 18 The castle denizens of TCR's 'Disney's Beauty and the Beast' -- photo by Struttmann Photo On opening...

Posted by Rachel Korach Howell | May 17, 2016

Disney's The Little Mermaid Theatre Cedar Rapids -- through June 12 Theatre Cedar Rapids was absolutely buzzing when we arrived for their production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Families everywhere....

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead at Theatre Cedar Rapids
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Apr 21, 2016

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead Theatre Cedar Rapids -- Friday and Saturday, April 22 and 23 at 7:30 p.m. Hannah Spina as Rosencrantz -- photo by Struttmann Photo. A good...

Hamlet at TCR
Posted by Sarah Jarmon | Apr 7, 2016

Hamlet Theatre Cedar Rapids -- through Apr. 16 Matthew James as Hamlet, in 'Hamlet' at Theatre Cedar Rapids. -- photo by Struttmann Photof I fell in love with Hamlet at...

TCR
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Mar 10, 2016

Theatre Cedar Rapids announces its 2016-17 season New surprises, familiar traditions and beloved classics are all on the bill for Theatre Cedar Rapids, which announced its 2016-17 season tonight. For...

Tracie Hodina Van Pelt as Diana in 'Next to Normal'
Posted by Rachel Korach Howell | Mar 8, 2016

Next to Normal Theatre Cedar Rapids -- Friday, Mar. 11 and Saturday, Mar. 12 at 7:30 p.m. Tracie Hodina Van Pelt as Diana in Theatre Cedar Rapids' production of 'Next...

Theatre Cedar Rapids Studio Cabaret Series
Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Feb 10, 2016

Studio Cabaret Series: Heart and Music Theatre Cedar Rapids -- Opens Friday, Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. Bryan Mullen hams it up while Forrest Green accompanies, in a rehearsal for...

Joseph Anderson's 'Feeding' in the Theatre Cedar Rapids Underground New Play Festival
Posted by James Trainor | Jan 21, 2016

Underground New Play Festival Theatre Cedar Rapids -- Opens Friday, Jan. 22 Joseph Anderson's 'Feeding,' directed by Ken Van Egdon. L-R: Lindsay Vincent, Justin Heins, Jeremiah Barnhart, Denise Allamand --...