So Much Theatre this weekend….

manoflamanchaFour shows open this weekend in the Corridor and several are continuing their runs. Whoever said theatre slows down in the summer?

Beginning Thursday, The Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre will present Man of la Mancha at Brucemore. This is a Young Artist Production. Tickets available at 319-362-7375 or

On Friday, three more shows open. City Circle’s Teen Musical this year is The Addams’ Family. There are two casts, so check the website to see which group performs which night.
At Riverside Theatre, as part of their Summer on Gilbert Street, Cyrano debuts. An adaptation of Rostand’s 1897 French classic, Cyrano de Bergerac, Jo Roets’ version uses a cast of five actors to transform this classic into a lively romance of wit, panache, sacrifice—and an enormous schnoz. It’s a captivating play for the whole family. More information here.

In Cedar Rapids, TCR will present The Burnt Part Boys. Go here for a Google Preview of the show. Word on the street is the Grandon Studio has been transformed into something completely different for this show…burnt

And of course, Washington Community Theatre’s production of 70, Girls, 70! and Old Creamery’s production of The Andrews Brothers continue this weekend. Or if you’re looking for something for the kids, check out Old Creamery’s The Reluctant Dragon. More info about that show is here.ReluctantDragonSo much theatre, so little time! You owe it to yourself to check at least one of these shows!


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