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.

BWW Feature: VLOG (Part One - First Rehearsal) - KING O' THE MOON at Circle Theatre

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Episode One: Catch a glimpse into Circle Theatre's KING O' THE MOON, as actor, Kyle Montgomery, takes you into the first rehearsal, featuring cast interviews and a video-conversation with the playwright, Tom Dudzick!





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.

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Circle Theatre Announces New Box Office Manager!

On Monday, May 22, 2017

Circle Theatre is excited to announce the newest addition to their administration team: Libby Rubin!


Libby will serve as the new Box Office Manager and Administrative Assistant. Originally from Denver, Colorado, Libby is excited to make Fort Worth her home. She received a B.F.A. in Theatre Studies from TCU – Texas Christian University this May. Previous regional work includes Company and House Manager for Trinity Shakespeare Festival. She has also been an Assistant Stage Manager, Assistant Director, Scenic Designer, and performed within the Theatre TCU department while earning her degree. In her spare time, Libby enjoys a variety of hobbies: dancing,...

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Circle Theatre announces High School Playwriting Project Winners!

On Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Circle Announces the Finalistis and Semi-Finalists in the 2016-2017 High School Playwriting Project






Thank you to all who participated. Join us for the Awards Ceremony on May 7th @ 3:00pm. Admission is free, and will include a public reading of the four Finalists' scripts.
About the High School Playwriting Project

The High School Playwriting Project began as a collaboration between Rose Pearson and Larry Boston (an Eastern Hills High School theatre teacher) in 1996. When Mr. Boston received a playwriting scholarship award from the Star-Telegram, he approached Ms. Pearson with the idea of having...

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Circle Theatre holds a Community Conversation

On Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Circle Theatre holds a Community Conversation
Circle Theatre will collaborate with Change The Perception to hold a Community Conversation on Wednesday, May 17th. Denise Lee, one of the stars in Rasheeda Speaking, and founder of Change the Perception, will lead the event.


About Change the PerceptionChange The Perception was born out of Denise’s desire to challenge the negative stereotypes in mainstream media that plague men of color. It has since evolved into a platform that opens the door to civil and respectful conversations around race, bigotry, violence and privilege. Our Community Conversation gathering is meant to bridge the divide between communities and devise...

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Critics' Praise of Circle's 2016 Season

On Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Critics' Praise of Circle's 2016 Season
Circle's 35th Anniversary Season collected some great accolades from local critics: check them out below!




To Check out more awards garnered by Circle, Click Here!

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Circle Theatre - Rose Pearson (1947-2016)

On Friday, August 19, 2016

Circle Theatre - Rose Pearson (1947-2016)



Dear Circle Theatre patrons, 


It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Circle Theatre’s Executive Director, Rose Pearson.


Along with her husband, Bill Newberry, Rose founded Circle Theatre in 1981. She oversaw the theatre from its original location on Bluebonnet Circle, to Magnolia Avenue, to its current home in Sundance Square.


Rose championed Circle Theatre's mission of presenting innovative theatre in an intimate setting. Her leadership brought thirty-five wonderful seasons to the Fort Worth community. The theatre will continue her legacy when it starts its thirty-sixth season in 2017. 


In her life before Circle, Rose worked...

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Circle Theatre is Teaming Up!

On Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Circle Theatre and IGNITE partner to promote women in politics!
For our production of Lauren Gunderson’s all female “power-play,” The Taming, Circle Theatre has teamed up with Ignite National! 
IGNITE Texas is the state branch of IGNITE National, a non-partisan, 501c3, that builds political ambition in young women. By training high school and college women in civic engagement, leadership skills, activism and community service, IGNITE Texas is preparing the next generation of political leaders. Additionally, their participants engage with local, state and federal elected officials, who mentor them and prepare them to run for office. Ignite Texas participants are civically engaged and prepared...

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Resident Scenic Designer: Clare Floyd DeVries

On Friday, July 08, 2016

CLARE FLOYD DEVRIES


Circle's Resident Scenic Designer, Clare Floyd DeVries, has created an impressive resume and outstanding reputation within the DFW theatre community. Check out this wonderful feature in Art and Seek HERE!



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A Note from a Patron

On Tuesday, July 05, 2016

We sometimes receive encouraging feedback from patrons who come and visit us. We love hearing from our supporters, and recently, received this very uplifting email!
"My wife and I attended the play [Don't Talk to the Actors] this past Friday while staying at the Sheraton in downtown Ft Worth. The play was very good, the facility quite nice and we had a really good time. If we lived there we'd get season tickets: really great!"
Thank you so much for the continued support, and we hope to see you back at the Theatre soon!

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A Note from a Patron

On Wednesday, May 18, 2016

We sometimes receive encouraging feedback from patrons who come and visit us. We love hearing from our supporters, and recently, received this very uplifting email!
"Cast & direction just spot on. It was worth the 40 mi drive and getting stuck in a traffic jam on I30. My husband who makes very few comments said "Once in a while you run into a jewel". That's huge coming from him. Thank you for a most enjoyable afternoon."

Thank you so much for the continued support, and we hope to see you back at the Theatre soon!


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