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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  • Congratulations to the Cast of Mamma Mia!

    Published on 01/20/2022

    Here we go again! Congratulations to the cast of the next musical in our 99th season, Mamma Mia! We have so been looking forward to having this show on our stage since the postponement due to Covid.

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  • COVID-19 Policy Update - as of 1/2/2022

    Published on 01/02/2022

    The safety of our patrons, volunteers, cast and crew is of the utmost importance to us. In response to the rising positivity rate of COVID-19 and to best protect our Theatre family, CPT will be requiring proof of vaccination in order to attend performances, beginning with Mamma Mia in March 2022.

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  • Congratulations to the Cast of "A Raisin in the Sun"!

    Published on 11/11/2021

    We are thrilled to announce the cast of A Raisin in the Sun at Community Players Theatre. We cannot wait to see you on stage! Walter Lee Younger - Anthony Overton Lena Younger - Elaine Hill Ruth Younger - Da'ovan Brown Beneatha Younger - Darraugh Griffin Joseph Asagai - Omo Lolu Geroge Murchison - Hassan Holcomb Bobo - Sean Henderson Karl Lindner - Dave Krostal Travis Younger - Jayden McShawn Mrs.

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  • Congratulations to the Cast of "Elf the Musical"!

    Published on 09/16/2021

    We are thrilled to announce the cast of Elf the Musical at Community Players Theatre. We cannot wait to see you on stage in this sparklejollytwinklejingley show! Santa Claus - Samuel James Willis Mrs.

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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