Professional actors. Professional productions.

Photo by Rob Merritt

Photo by Rob Merritt


Written by Annie Baker

Directed by Angie Toomsen

October 20–November 5, 2017


Winner of the Obie Award for Best New American Play–a  beautiful comedy about how we connect.


In an artsy, small town, an unlikely collection of strangers sign up for Marty's "Adult Creative Drama" class: a recently divorced carpenter, a high school junior, a former actress, and Marty's husband. Unfolding like a charmingly funny indie film, the group plays Marty's imaginative (and sometimes awkward) theatre games. But as their relationships develop over the course of the summer, the seemingly silly games generate some real-life drama. This delightful comedy from new playwright Annie Baker landed on Top Ten lists of The New York Times and The New Yorker.

 Artistic Director Sean Lewis  says: “Annie Baker is maybe the most important playwright working in America right now. Her plays marry a Chekovian love of character with an American sensibility of longing to create pure magic."

Check out "Inside 'Circle Mirror Transformation'" for a sneak peak a the production!

Dates & Times

Friday, Oct. 20, 7:30pm
Saturday, Oct. 21, 7:30pm
Sunday, Oct. 22, 2:00pm 
Thursday, Oct. 26, 7:30pm
Friday, Oct. 27, 7:30pm
Saturday, Oct. 28, 7:30pm
Sunday,Oct. 29, 2:00pm
Thursday, Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 3, 7:30pm
Saturday, Nov. 4, 7:30pm
Sunday, Nov. 5, 2:00pm

By phone at 319-338-7672, in person at the theatre, 213 N. Gilbert St, Iowa City, Wed-Fri, 1pm-6pm
or 1 hour before each show, or ONLINE*

Adults: $30 (Over 60/under 30, $28)

Youth (18 & under): $18

Thursday Student Special:  $12 (College students, please bring ID)

Student rush: $18 (any unsold tickets 10 mins before the show)

Groups (10+): call 319-338-7672 about your discount.

Veterans, military personnel & immediate family$24 (Blue Star discount)

*If you are using a coupon, voucher, or Thurs Student, Riverdog, Group or Blue Star discount, please call the Box Office, 319-338-7672 to order your tickets.  
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