“He drew a circle to shut us out
Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout;
But love and I had the wit to win,
We drew a Circle that took him in.”
– Edwin Markham
To REACH the Unreachable Star!
We are so proud of our fall production of The Who’s Tommy and thank all of you who came out to see our comeback show. While producing Tommy, we realized that not everyone was familiar with Open Circle’s history and mission. So here’s how we’re going to fix that…
September 15, 16 & 17
Friday & Saturday at 8 p.m. | Sunday at 2 p.m.
To REACH the Unreachable Star –
An Open Circle Theatre Retrospective
at the Silver Spring Black Box Theatre
8641 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20910
90 minutes of song, dance, and humor that you will never forget. Produced by Paula Sweeney, Direction by Suzanne Richard, Music Direction by Jake Null, Choreography by Dance Exchange, and featuring a fantastic cast led by Open Circle favorite Rob McQuay. A reception will follow each show. This production is a fundraiser and all donations are tax deductible. A $50 donation (or more!) is greatly appreciated. RSVP at 240-683-8934 or OCTRetroRSVP@gmail.com.
Be a Part of the Show!
We want YOU to participate in this retrospective production — the former artists, designers and patrons — by telling us what Open Circle means to you! So we are asking you to take a minute and record up to 1 minute of how Open Circle has impacted your life. Contact Rob McQuay at firstname.lastname@example.org with a link or call him at 410-241-8882 to find out how best to get it to him. He may even be able to help you get it done, so don’t let technology hold you back.
These testimonials are going to be incorporated creatively into this production It is vitally important that people new to Open Circle see how this theatre company has affected the community, and besides, we just want to hear from you! So take a moment and be a star – because what is the moon without a star! Submissions will be accepted until August 15, 2017.
Open Circle Theatre (OCT) is Washington DC’s first professional theatre dedicated to producing professional productions that integrate the considerable talents of artists with disabilities. OCT was formed by a group of people with and without disabilities, who possess professional theater experience, love of the theater, and a commitment to full access for all persons in every opportunity our community has to offer.
THIS SEASON IS MADE POSSIBLE BY THE GENEROUS SUPPORT OF:
Paula Sweeney – Doretha Dixon – Monica Lijewski –
Dr. Kathryn T. Farley – Timothy Zimmerman
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Open Circle Theatre
(Office) 500 King Farm Blvd., #102
Rockville, MD 20850