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

  • Annual Meeting: April 16, 2024

    Published on 04/03/2024

    The Community Players Annual Meeting will take place Tuesday, April 16 at 6pm at 201 Robinhood Ln in Bloomington We will have two brief presentations from current Board of Governor Chairs: the 2024 Draft Budget, and the state of the CPT Reno Campaign and Timeline.

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  • Announcing the Directors & Producers of our 102nd Season

    Published on 03/21/2024

    James and the Giant Peach Director: Ashleigh Rae-Lynn Feger Producers: Darlene Lloyd & Jay Hartzler Auditions: July 15 & 16, 2024 Preview: August 29, 2024 Performances: August 30-31, September 1 & 6-8, 2024 A Christmas Story the Musical Director: Scott Myers Producers: Sally Baugh & Julie Dawson Auditions: September 9-11, 2024 Preview: October 31, 2024 Performances: Nov.

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  • Announcing the Cast of I Hate Hamlet

    Published on 03/12/2024

    Congratulations to the cast of I Hate Hamlet, and thank you to everyone who came out to auditions! Character Actor Andrew Rally Ben Croft John Barrymore John Bowen Deirdra McDavey Cassie Adelman Felicia Dantine Opal Virtue Gary Peter Lefkowitz Jake Marshall Lillian Troy Diane Walker Performances: May 10-12 & 17-19, 2024 Show is sponsored by Illinois Shakespeare Festival

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  • Board of Governor Elections 2024

    Published on 02/17/2024

    Several positions on our Board of Governors are up for election at our annual meeting on April 16. These individuals serve two-year terms. If you are interested in running for the Board or have additional questions, please email your interest to [email protected] by March Positions up for election in 2024: Treasurer Membership Social Media & Website Play Reading House & Grounds Ad Sales & PR Set, Shop, & Props

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We are proud to be voted the #1 Best Live Theatre Venue by the Bloomington-Normal community for 6 years!

1st Place: Best Live Theatre Venue 2021
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