The Circle Theatre was founded by
Doug and Laura Marr in 1983 thus becoming the very FIRST independent theater company in
To off-set operating costs they created
"DINER THEATER" and for 16 years their company
of talented writers, actors and musicians produced over 100 original comedies, dramas and musicals, (including Doug Marr's award-winning series
"PHIL'S DINER") in an actual operating diner!
The Circle Theatre successfully toured Nebraska
and South Dakota, writing and developing
“Looks Good From The Road”, an original play
which explored the issues behind the rural crisis
of the 1980’s.
They also performed several
of its Deaf Theatre Project productions at the
Rochester Hearing and Speech Institute,
Rochester New York.
For over 30 years The Circle Theatre has
entertained as well as enlightened and informed audiences by dealing with such important issues as child abuse, disability, aging and loss.
The Circle Theatre is currently located at the
First United Methodist Church,
7020 Cass street, Omaha, Nebraska.