Welcome to the Community Players Theatre

Community Players is a charitable, nonprofit theatrical organization dedicated to the idea that live theater enhances the quality of life for our audiences, our participants, and the community.

Our mission is to produce classic and contemporary dramas, comedies, and musicals; to provide a place where the citizens of the Bloomington-Normal area, of all ages and incomes, can experience high quality live theater; to offer a home where a diverse group of theatrical artists can learn and develop their craft.

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News — Archives

  • Congratulations to the Cast of Matilda the Musical!

    Published on 05/19/2022

    Congratulations to the "revolting children" and cast of Matilda the Musical! The show opens July 15, with a preview on July 14. Matilda - Khaleesi Elder & Violet Miller Trunchbull - Jay Williams Mr.

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  • Upcoming Members Meeting – April 12th, 2022

    Published on 03/31/2022

    Mark your calendars for CPT's upcoming members meeting! CPT's Annual Members Meeting is coming up on Tuesday, April 12th, 2022 at 6pm. The meeting will take place at Community Players Theatre (201 Robinhood Lane, Bloomington, IL 61704).

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  • COVID-19 Policy Update – as of 4/1/2022

    Published on 03/31/2022

    The safety of our patrons, volunteers, cast and crew is of the utmost importance to us. In response to the declining rates of COVID-19, CPT will no longer be requiring proof of vaccination in order to attend performances, beginning with Clue On Stage in May 2022.

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  • Congratulations to the Cast of "Clue On Stage"!

    Published on 03/25/2022

    Congratulations to the cast of "Clue On Stage"! We can't wait to see which one of you is the culprit in this classic "who dun in?" show, premiering May 10th, 2022.

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We are proud to be voted the #1 Best Live Theatre Venue by the Bloomington-Normal community for the last 5 years!

1st Place: Best Live Theatre Venue 2021
1st Place: Best Live Theatre Venue 2020
1st Place: Best Live Theatre Venue 2019
1st Place: Best Live Theatre Venue 2018
1st Place: Best Live Theatre Venue 2017