COVID-19 has left Circle Theatre with the task of raising $200,000 to cover our ongoing costs. Donations are just one of the many way you can help Circle during this extended intermission. Below are a few more ways that you can support Circle today.


Circle Virtual Events Schedule

Circle Theatre Virtual Fundraising Events are for everyone: our patrons, volunteers, staff, community, and family near and far. 

Enjoy a series of original Circle content on Facebook Live.These experiences, as well as others to be announced, are designed to be at-home experiences that can be watched in real time or on-demand.   


Gather your team and get ready for some fierce competition! Circle Theatre has brought together a variety of our favorite hosts and topic experts to bring you a fun night of themed trivia. 


Sit in the comfort of your home and enjoy your very own “at home concert” with Circle performers! Concerts are hosted by some of your favorite performers, as well as a few brand new faces joining us in 2020!


By popular demand Circle presents Circle Cast Reunions! Being a part of a Circle Theatre production means being a part of the Circle family and sometimes you just have to get the family back together! This series reunites your favorite casts to reminisce about the show, recap the run, and spill their best kept secrets – you’ll have to tune in to find out those!


Hosted by GR’s own Broadway drag queen babe, Petty LuPone! Petty brings you a show you won’t want to miss featuring current and former Circle performers, staff, volunteers, patrons, and friends! You’ll hear favorite Circle stories, a little music, and more. 


Thursday, October 22 | 7:30pm
Special Halloween Living Room Concert | Emily Diener & Mary Kate Murnen Featuring Josh Keller
Tune in for this special Halloween addition of Circle Living Room Concerts. These virtual living room concerts are the best way to enjoy some of your favorite Circle folks right in the comfort of your own home. This spooky concert will feature a lineup of Broadway songs such as I Put a Spell On You, Carrie, Defying Gravity, Suddenly Seymour, and much, much more!

You may remember this amazing cast of performers from Circle productions like Hands On a HardbodyFreaky Friday, The Addams Family, Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, On The Town, Broadway Babes summer concert, 21st Century Broadway summer concert, and more.

Don’t miss this virtual Halloween spectacular! Tune in!

Thursday, October 29 | 7:30pm
Halloween Trivia hosted by Todd Lewis
Get ready for a spooky night of trivia! Gather your friends and get ready for a night filled with all things Halloween! Register by Wednesday, October 28 at 12pm. Individuals and teams with up to 3 members welcome. Availability is limited. Registration Open!

Thursday, November 19 | 7:30pm
Movie Themed Trivia hosted by Todd Lewis
Gather your team and get ready for a night filled with movie trivia and fun! Register by Wednesday, November 18 at 12pm. Individuals and teams with up to 3 members welcome. Availability is limited. Registration Open!

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Get Your Favorite Circle Merchandise

Looking for that new summer look? Maybe a great new water bottle or a blanket to keep you warm during cool Michigan nights? Circle Theatre has these items and more!

Purchase merchandise from Circle’s online store and your money goes straight to helping provide great Circle programming. You’ll get the Circle gear you want shipped straight to your doorstep.

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Collectible Playbills Make Perfect Gifts

Are you a collector of all things theatre? Or maybe you just love a specific Broadway show and would love to have the original playbill? Rob Karel has generously opened up his amazing online store featuring playbills from a variety of productions. Some playbills are even signed by the cast! Purchase an item with a ribbon next to it and 70% of the proceeds go directly to Circle Theatre. 


Give Circle Photos of Your Favorite Productions


Do you need new images for a portfolio? How about postcards to send to friends and family? Or maybe a print from your favorite concert?

From now until Circle Theatre reopens Ashlee Lambart Photography will be donating all proceeds from the sale of Circle Theatre imagery back to Circle Theatre. These images include both print and digital formats. 

Prints are produced through a third party printer and are subject to the printers scheduling and shipping. For questions concerning prints or unique orders and items please contact Ashlee directly at

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Get Your Hands on Original Hero Art from DW Studios

When times are hard and life looks bleak, the world needs the great among us to step forward. Do you have what it takes to be a Circle Superhero? DW Studios has partnered with Circle Theatre to offer some help in these troubling times. For several weeks to come, you will have the opportunity to purchase one of a kind original comic artwork, delivered free to your home, with all of the proceeds going directly to Circle Theatre. If the arts can’t support each other, the arts will fall. You can be the one to rise up!

For more information regarding available images and purchasing please email DW Studios at or message them directly through Instagram at d.w.studiosmi.

Show Circle Some Love by Donating


Circle Theatre relies on your support. Your gift enables Circle to continue to bring high quality plays, musicals and children’s theatre to life. It also allows Circle Theatre to maintain its Seat for Every Child program, underwriting tickets for underserved and underprivileged children and schools.

Ticket sales only provide 62% of Circle Theatre’s operating budget. Please help to bridge the gap and donate today. We are committed to making the best possible use of your gift, to shape and advance the theatre we share with our community each year. Your support makes a difference, and makes our work possible.

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Donate Your Ticket Cost

Have a ticket for a performance that you can’t use? Consider donating the cost of your ticket back to the theatre. Give our Box Office a call at 616.456.6656 for assistance.