2018 Pietzsch Awards Nominations

This form is to recognize cast, crew, & volunteers who were exceptional in their “role” during the past season and exemplified the Pietzsch-worthy qualities of dedication, talent, volunteerism and positivity. Please submit one form per nominee suggestion, but there is no limit to the number of nominees you may submit. Note: There are no pre-set award […]


Cary’s longest-running community theatre company announces its 2018-2019 season of live theatre with show titles sure to intrigue and capture the imagination. Over the course of Cary Players 16th season of live stage performances, audiences will journey from the pyramids of ancient Egypt to the wedding chapels of modern-day Las Vegas, stopping along the way […]

Win a Night at The Mayton Inn!

GRAND PRIZE Complimentary one-night stay at The Mayton Inn (King Standard room subject to availability. Good any day of the week. Expires 1 year from date of issue.) Verandah gift certificate valued at $30 Two tickets to Cary Players’ 2018-2019 Season Premiere SECOND PRIZE Crosstown Pub gift certificate valued at $30 Two tickets to Cary […]

Cary Players Announces Plaza Suite Cast

  Congratulations to the cast of Plaza Suite! Many thanks to those who auditioned. Arriving at the final decision was no easy task. The first rehearsal will be Saturday, March 3 at Cary Arts Center starting at 9:30 a.m.  This kick-off rehearsal is for all cast and crew members. Breakfast will be served. Welcome to […]

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Season Shows and Tickets Now Available!

Cary Players Announces its 2017 – 2018 Season of Crowd-Pleasing Hits!   This fall, 1950’s New York City is the setting for the award-winning musical Guys and Dolls. With music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, the show includes catchy show tunes including “Luck Be a Lady” and “Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat.” Nancy Rich […]

The Odd Couple

Spotlight in Boom Magazine

It’s every theatre company’s dilemma. When selecting scripts, do you choose one of many wonderful plays with predominantly male casts or from an ever-increasing selection with terrific women’s roles? For their finale production of their 12th season of live theatre, Cary Players said, “Why choose when you can do both?!”

An Evening of Possibilities

Celebrating 1,000th Performance

Cary Players Community Theater has a long history of celebrating joy with a little twist. They highlight this notion with the upcoming production of “An Evening of Possibilities” featuring the work of modern-day Mark Twain, Mark Harvey Levine. Known for his short plays and lovingly twisted view of life, Levine will celebrate the 1000th performance of his work right here in Cary.

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Cary Player Partnership

How does Cary Players interact with our community groups? To give you an idea of our community outreach, this is the list from our 2012-2013 season.

Assistant Stage Manager

The Assistant Stage Manager’s primary role is to (wait for it!!!) assist the stage manager.
Therefore, it works best when the Stage Manager (SM) and the Assistant Stage Manager (ASM)
are compatible and can work well together as a team.

Play Selection

Ever wonder how Cary Players chooses which shows to produce? There are many considerations that make up the selection process, which usually begins in early February and takes 6-8 weeks to complete. The committee consists of members of the Board of Directors and other interested volunteers who agree to read multiple scripts and meet regularly to discuss the material. Here are some of the considerations for each script:

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