Author: Dreamwell Theatre

Announcing the Cast of “The Revolutionists”

Director Matthew Brewbaker has announced his cast for Dreamwell’s production of “The Revolutionists” written by Lauren Gunderson. Thank you to all who auditioned! Olympe DeGouges – Adrienne Sullivan Marianne Angelle – KoKeaux Antje Marie Antoinette – Braden Rood Charlotte Corday – Jennifer Beall Performances will be April 24th, 25th, May 1st, 2nd. ABOUT THE SHOW: Four beautiful, badass women lose their heads in this irreverent, girl-powered comedy set during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror. Playwright Olympe de Gouges, assassin Charlotte Corday, former queen (and fan of ribbons) Marie Antoinette, and Haitian rebel Marianne Angelle hang out, murder Marat, and try to beat back the extremist insanity in 1793 Paris. This grand and dream-tweaked comedy is about violence and legacy, art and activism, feminism and terrorism, compatriots and chosen sisters. It’s a true story. Or total fiction. Or a play about a play. Or a raucous resurrection…that ends in a song and a...

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Auditions for The Revolutionists by Lauren Gunderson

Dreamwell Theatre is thrilled to announce auditions for our spring production; The Revolutionists: A Comedy, A Quartet, A Revolutionary Dream Fugue, A True Story by Lauren Gunderson. Auditions will be held Feb 23rd (3:30-5pm) and Feb 24th (6pm – 9pm) at the Iowa City Public Library. Performances will be April 24th,25th and May 1st ,2nd. ABOUT THE SHOW: Four beautiful, badass women lose their heads in this irreverent, girl-powered comedy set during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror. Playwright Olympe de Gouges, assassin Charlotte Corday, former queen (and fan of ribbons) Marie Antoinette, and Haitian rebel Marianne Angelle hang out, murder Marat, and try to beat back the extremist insanity in 1793 Paris. This grand and dream-tweaked comedy is about violence and legacy, art and activism, feminism and terrorism, compatriots and chosen sisters. It’s a true story. Or total fiction. Or a play about a play. Or a raucous resurrection…that ends in a song and a scaffold. ABOUT THE CASTING: Director Matt Brewbaker is seeking an ensemble to portray these four badass women. All roles are open. OLYMPE De Gouges – 38; A badass activist playwright and feminist. Theatre nerd, excitable, passionate, privileged. An intellectual, a coward, a showman. Widowed and never married again to ensure her personal freedom. CHARLOTTE Corday – 25; A badass country girl and assassin. Serious, resolute, hardened by righteousness, never been kissed. Has a...

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All In A Day Actor Sign Up Link

Actors-Sign up for the 2020 All In A Day Play Festival using the following link (click on the post first, which will open to a new page with the active link): https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040D44A9A92EA0FF2-allina1 The All in a Day Play Festival sponsored by Dreamwell Theatre, City Circle Theatre Company of Coralville, and for the first time this year, Iowa City Community Theatre, will be held Friday and Saturday, January 17 and 18. This is the ninth time City Circle and Dreamwell theatre companies have joined forces to sponsor this award-winning event to create and present six 10-minute plays in just 24 hours and are thrilled to be joined for the first time by Iowa City Community Theatre. The final performance will take place Saturday, January 18 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts On Friday evening, January 17th, six writers, six directors, and 30 actors will come together to create six original plays. Writers are randomly assigned a location, a genre, and one other dramatic detail to include in their scripts. Writers, actors, and directors brainstorm ideas and then the writers leave to create ten-minute plays by 8:00 am Saturday morning when the actors and directors receive the play. The sign-up form for actors will open at noon on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at www.dreamwell.com. The first 30 actors who sign up will be cast. Slots fill quickly and a...

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All in a Day Returns!

The All in a Day Play Festival sponsored by Dreamwell Theatre, City Circle Theatre Company of Coralville, and for the first time this year, Iowa City Community Theatre, will be Friday and Saturday, January 17 and 18. This is the ninth time City Circle and Dreamwell theatre companies have joined forces to sponsor this award-winning event to create and present six 10-minute plays in just 24 hours and are thrilled to be joined for the first time by Iowa City Community Theatre. The sign-up form for actors will open at noon on SATURDAY, December 29, 2019 at www.dreamwell.com. The first 30 actors who sign up will be cast. Slots fill quickly and a waiting list will be kept. For more information visit www.dreamwell.com, www.citycircle.org, or www.iowacitycommunitytheatre.com. Tickets: $15 For more information and to purchase visit CoralvilleArts.org or call...

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