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RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL CIRCLE PRESENTS ORDERS.

Please call the Circle Theatre Box Office at (616) 632-2997
(M-F, 10-5PM)

Please reserve your tickets at least 24 hours in advance.

Payment WILL NOT be accepted on the day of the performance at the venue.

When ordering tickets, you must include teachers and chaperones in your ticket quantity. For example, if you have 20 students and 5 teachers/chaperones, you will need to order 25 tickets.


Circle Presents Season | 2016 - 2017


SKIPPY JON JONES SNOW WHAT

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Thursday, October 20, 2016
10:00AM 
12:30PM


East Grand Rapids High School Fine Arts Center

(Capacity: 655)

Recommended for Grades PreK - 3 

Mirror mirror on the wall, who is the bravest Chihuahua of them all? Skippyjon Jones the Siamese cat who thinks he's a dog. While his sisters listen to Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, Skippy bounces on his big-boy bed and heads off for the REAL adventure awaiting him in his closet.  An all-new musical based on the book by Judy Schachner.

Curriculum Connections: Communication and Language Arts, Literature-Based, Music, Relationships & Family


THE WRIGHT STUFF

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10:00AM
12:30PM

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
10:00AM
12:30PM


Gerald R. Ford Museum 
(Capacity: 250)

Entry to the Museum and all exhibits will be free with Circle Presents ticket purchase.​

Recommended for Grades K - 6 

Having lost their way on a cross country flight, Wilbur and Orville Wright make an emergency landing in the theater.  To introduce themselves to the audience, the brothers reenact the story of their great accomplishment. The story then turns to their fascination with flight. The musical comes to a climax as the brothers construct the first airplane and recreate their historic 12-second flight right before your very eyes.

Curriculum Connections: STEM (strategies behind inventions and experiments); 
Common Core in ELA/literacy – Biography, Informational Reading; Values (Fairness, Perseverance, Teamwork)


THE GEORGE WASHINGTON FOLLIES            

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10:00AM 
12:30PM

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
10:00AM
12:30PM

Gerald R. Ford Museum
(Capacity: 250)

Entry to the Museum and all exhibits will be free with Circle Presents ticket purchase.​

Recommended for Grades 1 - 6

It is April 30th, 1789, inauguration day for the first President of the United States, George Washington.  He is both nervous and exhausted having been up all night worrying about this new position of leadership.  After all, there has never been a President before, and his leadership skills have been limited to the military.  He begins to dose off.  In this dream state, he is visited by King Charlemagne, Cleopatra and Confucius. Presented by Face to Face Productions, each of these characters shares their leadership qualities and philosophies with George.  With the help of these leaders, George is able to better understand how to lead a nation of the people, by the people, and for the people, in this musical comedy.

Curriculum Connections: Community Studies, Biography, Government, History, World Cultures, & Presidential Elections


PETE THE CAT 

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10:00AM 
12:30PM

East Kentwood High School Fine Arts Center
(Capacity: 1200) 

Recommended for Grades PreK - 3

Pete the Cat never loses his cool. Jimmy Biddle never strays from his routine. That is, until the groovy blue cat moves in with The Biddles for the summer. Can cat and boy ever be friends? When Jimmy draws a blank in art class, Pete's the perfect pal to lead the mission to help Jimmy find his inspiration. Join Jimmy and Pete on a new adventure of friendship, all the way to Paris and back again in a VW Bus. Based on the beloved PETE THE CAT book series by James Dean.

Curriculum Connections: Communication and Language Arts, Literature-Based, Music, Relationships & Family


ELLIS, ISLAND OF DREAMS         

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10:00AM 
1:00PM 

Grandville High School Fine Arts Center
(Capacity: 730) 

Recommended for Grades 2 - 12

Ellis Island was the entry point to the land of dreams for countless immigrants from 1892-1954. Follow the story of family’s trials, heartbreak, and triumphs and help reestablish the understanding that we are truly a nation of immigrants.

Curriculum Connections: Music, Reading, Science, History, Family, Environment, Social Skills, Multi-Cultural


EDISON: THE WIZARD OF MENLO PARK

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10:00AM 

12:30PM

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
10:00AM  

12:30PM

Gerald R. Ford Museum
(Capacity: 250)

Entry to the Museum and all exhibits will be free with Circle Presents ticket purchase.​

Recommended for Grades K - 6

In this electrifying musical, the character of Spark (of Inspiration) and Edison take students on an exploration of the inventor’s greatest achievements. First stop, the phonograph. Students become a “living” phonograph making their own recording. The pair then explain the challenges of developing the first light bulb.  Edison enlists the help of students to become elements of an electrical circuit. 

Curriculum Connections: STEM (sound, electricity, process of inventing); Development of problem-solving skills; Common Core in ELA/literacy – Biography; Values (Perseverance, Teamwork)


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Rock of Ages was outrageous!!! The characters! The costumes! The band! The talent is fabulous, we love Circle Theatre! The Lobby Bar night is great too.

Rich and Sue M.
Grand Rapids, MI

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