Circle Theatre
Circle Theatre's mission is the advocacy of contemporary plays rarely seen in our community. We are committed to presenting professional, innovative theatre in an intimate setting.

Circle Theatre fills out their 2018 Season with Sarah Ruhl’s, Stage Kiss

On Thursday, March 01, 2018

Fort Worth (February 21, 2018) – Circle Theatre announces the fourth show of their 2018 Season: Sarah Ruhl’s, Stage Kiss. As previously announced, Circle’s original fourth show (Out of the Mouth of Babes, by Israel Horovitz), was dropped after multiple, sexual misconduct allegations against the playwright. Executive Director, Tim Long, says, “We could not in good conscience produce his play. We are saddened by this development, but encouraged by the stories of these brave women.” Stage Kiss will run from August 16 through September 15, 2018.


Community Conversation - February 21

On Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Community Conversation returns to Circle TheatreWednesday, February 21 @ 7pm - led by Denise Lee

Back by popular demand, Denise Lee brings another Community Conversation to Circle Theatre!  This months conversation is about sexual harassment, an intense yet very important conversation. Please don’t blow it off as ‘more of the same’ or ‘not that again’. It is not a blame session but a place to move forward together- women AND men! Please come to talk, to share, to listen, to learn. Everyone is welcome. Come join the discussion! Changing the world one conversation at a time.

Check out this video, from the first...


New Chapter begins at Circle Theatre

On Thursday, January 11, 2018

Fort Worth- January 11, 2018- Circle Theatre kicks off its 37th season this January with a change in leadership. Bill Newberry, Co-Founder and Executive Director, retired at the end of December. Managing Director Tim Long is the new Executive Director and Matthew Gray will come on board mid-January as the Theatre's first Artistic Director.

To celebrate our next chapter, the theatre will hold a reception on Wednesday, February 7th. The come-and-go event will take place from 6-8pm at Circle Theatre.



Circle receives an award from BroadwayWorld Dallas-Fort Worth

On Friday, January 05, 2018

Circle Theatre- Award given by BroadwayWorld Dallas-Fort Worth
Fort Worth- (January 5, 2018)- Circle has had a joyous year in 2017, after having received a number of awards from multiple reviews. We are very thankful to accept an award for Best Supporting Actress in a Play for Marisa Diotelevi in Who Am I This Time? (& Other Conundrums of Love). Circle would like to thank the theatre community for their continued involvement and expressing their excitement for Marisa and her wonderful work on the Circle stage. 
Awards for BroadwayWord consist of nominations that were reader-submitted, counted up the number of votes, and revealed the results.


Circle receives 4 awards from The Column "Best in DFW Theatre 2017"

On Thursday, January 04, 2018

written Jan. 4th, 2018
On December 31st, the official awards for The Column "Best in DFW Theatre 2017" was released. These awards are based on John Garcia and his staffs favorite picks of theatre all throughout the DFW theatre community. We are thankful to have received recognition for the work being put on at Circle. We pride ourselves on producing contemporary plays within a professional, innovative, and intimate setting. 
As we celebrate these awards we want to extend a special thank you to the Circle community for their continued support. Along with thanks to the staff, designers, actors, and crew who continually collaborate and strive to produce excellent theatre....


Circle Theatre drops Israel Horovitz's, Out of the Mouths of Babes

On Friday, December 01, 2017

Circle Theatre - Out of the Mouth of Babes
Fort Worth (December 1, 2018) - Circle Theatre was horrified yesterday to learn about the inappropriate sexual behavior towards multiple women by playwright Israel Horovitz. In response, we could not in good conscience produce his play, Out of the Mouth of Babes, in our 2018 season. A new play will be announced at a later time.

Circle will be as transparent as possible when discussing the issue. We are saddened by this development, but encouraged by the stories of these brave women.
The New York Times article of accusations regarding Israel Horovitz: click here.The New York Times...


Circle Theatre Announces its 2018 Season!

On Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Circle Theatre, a professional regional theatrelocated in Fort Worth’s Sundance Square,will feature five regional premieres in its 37th season.


Circle Theatre Receives Three Awards From Dallas-Fort Worth Theatre Critics Forum

On Friday, September 22, 2017

On September 12th, 2017
Circle Theatre Receives Three Awards From Dallas-Fort Worth Theatre Critics Forum
Circle is celebrating! Not only did Circle close with a sold out weekend of Ripcord, it also can now claim three awards and an honorable mention for Denise Lee's, Change The Perception. Thanks to the dedicated work of directors, actors, and design teams that work with Circle we are thankful and excited to celebrate the recognition received for the beautiful art that is produced here. 

Awards ReceivedOutstanding Direction: Robin Armstrong, RipcordOutstanding Performance by an Actress: Deborah Brown, RipcordOutstanding Performance by an Actor: Randy...


BWW Feature: VLOG (Part Six - Opening Night) - KING O' THE MOON at Circle Theatre

On Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Episode Six: Catch a glimpse into Circle Theatre's KING O' THE MOON, as actor, Kyle Montgomery, takes you behind-the-scenes! IT'S THE DAY OF THE SHOW, Y'ALL!!! The playwright, Tom Dudzick, flew in to see the completion of his trilogy and to hold a talk-back afterwards. TAKE A LOOK AT OPENING NIGHT!!!

Stay tuned for more shenanigans. KING O' THE MOON runs through July 15, 2017.


BWW Feature: VLOG (Part Five - Tech and Dress Rehearsals) - KING O' THE MOON at Circle Theatre

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Episode Five: Catch a glimpse into Circle Theatre's KING O' THE MOON, as actor, Kyle Montgomery, takes you behind-the-scenes of rehearsal! With opening in a couple of days, the cast goes into tech and dress rehearsals - TAKE A LOOK!

Stay tuned to meet additional members of the cast, see rehearsal footage and more. KING O' THE MOON begins performances on Thursday, June 15, 2017.