JMTC Theatre's original production of Suzanne Bachner's CIRCLE ran for five months Off-Broadway in a multi-extended run at the Kraine Theater. It was a co-production with Horse Trade Theater Group (Kimo DeSean, Artistic Director, Erez Ziv, Managing Director) and associate produced by DelanoCelli Productions. Directed by Trish Minskoff, the cast included Bob Celli, Thaddeus Daniels, Felicia Scarangello, Judy Krause and Danny Wiseman.  Anthony Giangrande and Rachel Shapiro were the U/S and Francis P. O’Flynn was the Standby Undresser. The show also featured award-winning lighting design by John Tees, III.

The late great Shirley Herz was the press rep.

 

The original script is published on Indie Theater Now. You can see the full original CIRCLE Company and read about the production’s back story and the play itself here:

CIRCLE was first presented at the Raw Space in Frank Calo's Spotlight On

Festival, followed by an encore presentation at PSNBC @ HERE (Lou Viola,

Producer). It was later presented in LA at 20th Century Fox at the Coronet Theater with the following cast: Patrick Hillan, Dionne Jones, Michael Medico, Obie Sims and Liz Sullivan. Suzanne Bachner was the Director and Gwenn Morreale was the Assistant Director. As a result of its Off Broadway run, CIRCLE was produced nationally, optioned for production in Australia and called "Ingenious" by The New York Times.

 

The new 2-actor production of CIRCLE had a critically acclaimed 4-Month 7-City Sold Out International Tour during which it was awarded Most Daring Show of the London Fringe. Directed and designed by Suzanne Bachner, the show starred 4-Time Canadian Comedy Award Nominee Christel Bartelse and 5-Time Best in Fest Award Winner Bob Brader. The Creative Team included Katie Chai, Lighting Design and Rehearsal Stage Manger NYC; Samuel Sherman, Rehearsal Stage Manager Toronto; Michael Koch, Graphic Design; Adam Brick, Photography and Shar Adrias, Video Production.

 

The touring production of CIRCLE was proud to be sponsored by Kinkstore.ca!

 

The new 2-actor incarnation of CIRCLE is now optioned for production in Australia.

 

In January 2017, CIRCLE was presented as part of APAP at the Bridge Theatre @ Shetler Studios

A portion of the proceeds went to the Betty A. Dodson Foundation www.DodsonAndRoss.com

 

CIRCLE will soon be seen back in New York City.

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