Friends of Civic, we’re gearing up for our second-annual community-based play: Safety: A New Play About Community-Police Relations Click Here for More Info! Click Here to Reserve Tickets TOURING ITHACA SEPTEMBER 19 – 28PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN!SEVEN PERFORMANCES: 9/19 @ Lehman Alternative Community School – 8pm 9/20 @ Lehman Alternative Community School – 2pm & 8pm 9/25 @ […]
Friends of Civic, Slashes of Light was a HUGE success, and the feedback we got from you was incredible. So many audience members returned a second time to see the show because they were that moved by it. We agree with you enthusiasm! THANK YOU for joining us on this journey, and for embracing our mission. We […]
We have had so much great press this month for Slashes of Light and our Community-Based Play, Safety. Check it out… June 2014 Review – Tompkins Weekly (Featuring Slashes Of Light – world premiere production) Review – Syracuse New Times (Featuring Slashes Of Light – world premiere production) Review – Ithaca Times (Featuring Slashes Of Light – world premiere production) Review […]
Now Playing! SLASHES OF LIGHT by Judy Tate Directed by Melissa Maxwell World Premiere! Click Here For Tickets Photo © 2014 Dave Burbank L-R: Jelani Pitcher, Judi Jackson, Robert McKay, Sarah K. Chalmers, and Ryan Hope Travis in the World Premiere of Slashes Of Light by Judy Tate (4-time Emmy Award winning playwright and […]
CIVIC COMMUNITY BRAINSTORMS June 17 & 24 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Kitchen Theatre 417 W. State St./Martin Luther King Jr. St. Ithaca, NY FREE OF CHARGE! Reservations recommended Call (607) 241-0195 or click here. Two nights to come share your ideas for what to include in a play about community-police relations. This is a preview […]
Civic Ensemble couldn’t be prouder. We’re working with the Kitchen Theatre Company on a joint project – the world premiere of Slashes Of Light by Judy Tate, directed by Melissa Maxwell. Rehearsals have officially begun! Our Meet & Greet and First Read-through went great! Check out some pics below….
May 2014 is shaping up to be quite a busy month for us here at Civic Ensemble! Here’s what’s going on: SUNNY’S SPRING CHALLENGE is in full swing this month only! Click here to learn more about how you can help support innovative new plays and world premieres! We’re in the Research Phase of SAFETY, […]
Pick up the current May/June issue of American Theatre magazine, turn to page 29, and say hello to our Artistic Director Godfrey L. Simmons Jr! Godfrey is a Theatre Communications Group Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellow. In fact, he’s one of the actors being awarded a fellowship for Distinguished Achievement, alongside André De Shields. Congratulations, Godfrey!
Our Community-Based Plays are created by community members from stories, surveys, and information culled from the community. This year’s topic is Safety: Community-Police Relations. Curious about what takes place at a Story Circle? Read this blog post – Community Concerns Told Through Old Traditions – by Ithaca College student Opal Jessica Bogden, and check out this video she […]
Help us create our 2014 Community Based Play by sharing your opinions on Community-Police Relations. Take our anonymous Survey For Civilians (i.e. – people who are not police) If you are a current or former law enforcement officer, take our anonymous Survey For Police CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SAFETY: OUR 2014 COMMUNITY-BASED PLAY!