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

  • Announcing the Cast of 12 Angry Jurors!

    Published on 11/08/2023

    Congratulations to the cast of 12 Angry Jurors, and thank you to everyone who came out to auditions! Foreman: Ashley Daniels Juror 2: Mia Carrillo Juror 3: Brian Artman Juror 4: Jacqueline Schwartzentraub Juror 5: Tre Campbell Juror 6: Rob Wolter Juror 7: Jake Marshall Juror 8: Mark Robinson Juror 9: Juliet Wright Juror 10: Erica O'Neill Juror 11: Richard Burgauer Juror 12: Kelly Ferguson Guard: Alyssa Fabry Performances: January 5-7 & 12-14, 2024

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  • Congratulations to the cast of Holiday on Robinhood Lane

    Published on 10/12/2023

    Announcing the 2023 cast of Holiday on Robinhood Lane Youth Ensemble: Adah Stephens Kate Litwiller Madelyn McNicol Marilyn Kinney Joon Anthony Lake Drat Arryn Weeks Sophia Ford Aleah Calandra Adult Ensemble: Rich Lau Kendra Baca Joe McDonald Marsden Harmon Sophie McGinn Rich Tinaglia Kallie Bundy Steffanie Flack Katie Munson Dane Brinkmeier Caleb Blumhardt Terry Tinaglia Kendall Klockenga Isabella Gilbert Cris Embree Avery Schoen Nakiya Rice Jay Williams Noah Hurney Izzy Shivers Amanda Padgitt Scott Myers Leah Megli Tre Campbell Lyric Borkholder Jessica Sheetz Krista Jo Pulliam Kayla Pulliam Mendoza Duncan Borkholder Taryn Bradshaw Maggie Borkholder Nitely Borkholder Marathi Mandal Group: Shruti Tanvi Reshma Shama Arati Amruta Sanvi Gouri Performances: December 7-10, 2023

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  • Mazel tov and congratulations to the cast of Fiddler on the Roof

    Published on 09/14/2023

    Announcing the cast of Fiddler on the Roof at Community Players Theatre Principals Tevye: Pat Gaik Golde: Clara Varlese Yente: Erica O’Neill Tzeitel: Vicky Snyder Hodel: Mena Williams Chava: Jazmine Brook Motel: Mario Silva Perchik: Nick Seaman Fyedka: Jeffrey Burke Lazar Wolf: Nick Benson Grandma Tzeitel: Natasha Warloe Fruma-Sarah: Hailey Morey Shprintze: Riley Christian Bielke: Olivia Prescott Featured Ensemble Rabbi: Scott Myers Avram: Tom Smith Nachum: Joe Culpepper Yussel: Dave Lemmon Shaindel: Jenna Lane Mendel: Nate Gaik Mordcha: John Lieder Fiddler: Claire Clausing Constable: Dave Montague Ensemble George Seelinger Danny Watts Diane Gunz Eryn Rask Tricia Stiller Roberta Trites Christie Vellella Jessa Hendricker-Benson Morgan Rondinelli Kelly Ferguson Katie Munson Charlie Sharp Michael Braun Caleb Blumhardt Tony Pisano Jack Eddleman Preview: November 2, 2023 Performances: November 3-5, 10-12, & 17-19, 2023

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  • Congratulations to the Cast of Rumors

    Published on 07/19/2023

    Announcing the cast of Rumors at Community Players Theatre Chris Gorman - Jessica Sheetz Ken Gorman - Bob Kinsella Claire Ganz - Avery Schoen Lenny Ganz - Samuel James Willis Ernie Cusack - Mario Silva Cookie Cusack - Cat Woolaway Glenn Cooper - Sean Henderson Cassie Cooper - Alyssa Fabry Officer Welch - Jared Cantrell Officer Pudney - Terry Tinaglia Standby - Jake Marshall Standby - Ash Gaines Performances will be September 1-3 & 8-10.

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