RTP Community member passes away

John Robert Skidmore III passed away Saturday, September 8, 2018 surrounded by his family. He was the son of Rob and Judy Skidmore, born on November 17, 1980. He graduated from Circleville High School in 1999 and Ohio Northern University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering. Throughout high school, John was active in band, CHS swim team, Tiger Tracks school newspaper, helping with AV and technology, Boy Scouts, 4-H, church choir and lighting and sound for school and RTP community theater.

See his full obituary here, with details about arrangements.

Auditions coming up!

Mark your calendar!! For the 2018-2019 RTP season, we will be presenting “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” as our kids/family production. Auditions will be held September 23 and 24 and have many roles for all ages, children through adults. This is a great opportunity for parents to join their kids on stage! No need to be nervous!

Don’t forget our audition workshop on September 8th at 3-5pm so you’ll know just what to expect. Please email if you have any questions. (There is a $5 fee for the workshop, which goes 100% to the RTP Scholarship fund. Here is a link to our event on Facebook)

Hope to see you all there!

Annual Banquet Information!

Annual Roundtown Players Board Meeting and Theatre Awards Banquet
50th Anniversary Theme:  Golden
This event is our annual board meeting, where we will vote on important changes to our organization, as well as elect board members for the next term. All supporters of RTP are invited to participate, whether you’ve performed, helped backstage or enjoyed a show from the audience. 

We will also celebrate the completion of our 50th Anniversary season, with the presentation of awards for members that have made a difference throughout the year.

Location:  Pickaway Country Club
                1399 Stoutsville Pike
                Circleville, Ohio 43113
Time:        7:00-9:00p.m.
Date:        Wednesday, 6/20/2018
Cost:        $10.00/per person $5.00 for season ticket holders

**Please RSVP to Mothermary09@yahoo.com for entree selection and names of who will be attending. 
Three entree selections are available: 

  • Bourbon Chicken,
  • Lasagna 
  • Vegetarian. 

We must have your reservation by Friday, 6/15/2018
Payments for banquet can be paid prior to banquet date, or, at the door.  If paying at the door, please pay cash or make check payable to: Roundtown Players Theatre.

Any questions, please contact Mary M Maynard at:  Mothermary09@yahoo.com

For our members that are unable to attend our annual meeting, but would like to vote and make their voices heard for the future of Roundtown Players, we are providing the opportunity to vote via absentee ballot.

Absentee ballots are now available! To obtain a ballot, please contact Ernest Herman (Nomination Committee Chair) at drewherman17@gmail.com or at 740-648-9070.
If you call please leave your name, phone number and a brief message and he willl get back to you within a 24 hour period. 

Summer Production Announced!

Roundtown Players is excited to announce the first show of its 2018-2019 season, Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man.  Written in 1957,  the Music Man includes familiar tunes such as Seventy-Six Trombones, Ya Got Trouble, Good Night My Someone, Shipoopi, and many more.  This family-friendly musical will require cast members of all ages as well as orchestra members, set painters, and anyone else who is interested in joining our theatre.

We would also like to thank The Savings Bank of Circleville and JM Printing and Graphics for being official show sponsors.


Audition Information for  

Roundtown Players production of “The Music Man”

Audition Dates and Times

Thursday, May 17th 6-8:30 pm

Saturday, May 19th, 11-2:00 pm

Callbacks (if needed) on Sunday, May 19 at 1:00 pm.

Audition Location:  (Note that it is NOT in the theatre space) 

YMCA Creative Arts Center

165 E. Main St. Circleville (Pickaway St. entrance)

Performance Dates

July 20, 21, 27, and 28 at 7:30pm and July 22 and 29 at 2:30pm


More information to be released soon!  If you have any questions, feel free to email director Jenny Rhoads at roundtownplayers@gmail.com.