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Tiny Beautiful Things | June 1 – June 17, 2023

Based on the book by Cheryl Strayed, Adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos

Co-Conceived by Marshall Heyman‭, ‬Thomas Kail‭, ‬and Nia Vardalos

Directed by Susan Sargeant*

Based on the best-selling book by Cheryl Strayed and adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos, Tiny Beautiful Things personifies the questions and answers that “Sugar” was publishing online from 2010-2012. When the struggling writer was asked to take over the unpaid, anonymous position of advice columnist, Strayed used empathy and her personal experiences to help those seeking guidance for obstacles both large and small. Tiny Beautiful Things is a play about reaching when you’re stuck, healing when you’re broken, and finding the courage to take on the questions which have no answers.


*contains adult language and extremely sensitive situations including discussion of sexual assault, suicide, and animal cruelty* Recommended for 16+

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Susan Sargeant*, Director

Nia Vardalos, Playwright

Cheryl Strayed, Book Author

*Members of the Actors' Equity Association



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Elizabeth Kensek*

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Jakie Cabe*
Letter Writer #1

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Shyama Nithiananda ​
Letter Writer #2

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Jovane Caamaño
Letter Writer #3

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Digital Program

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June 1 - June 17, 2023

Thursdays | 7:30 pm

Fridays | 8:00 pm

Saturdays | 3:00 pm + 8:00 pm


June 1, 7:30 pm

June 2, 8:00 pm

June 3, 3:00 pm

Opening Night Celebration
Saturday,  June 3, 8:00 pm 


Somme Wine Before The Show

Thursday, June 8, 6:30-7:15pm 

School Nights EVERY Friday Night!
($10 students, faculty & staff)


Circle’s production is directed by‭ ‬Susan Sargeant*‭.‬‭ ‬The cast features‭ ‬Elizabeth Kensek‭* ‬‭(‬Sugar‭), ‬Jakie Cabe‭*‬‭(‬Letter Writer‭ #‬1‭), ‬Shyama‭ ‬Nithiananda‭ (‬Letter Writer‭ #‬2‭) ‬and‭ ‬Jovane Caamaño‭ (‬Letter Writer‭ #‬3‭).‬

Circle Theatre’s production team members include Susan Sargeant* (Director), Kaitlin Hatton*(Stage Manager), Jordan La Grenade (Production Coordinator), Richard Morrison (Master Carpenter), Theresa Furphy (Scenic Designer), Nikki DeShea (Lighting Designer), Jamie Milligan (Master Electrician), Elena Cruce (ASM/Props Designer), Lowell Sargeant (Sound Designer), Jessie Wallace (Costume Designer), Liana Flores (Scenic Artist), Adam Sellors (Scenic Artist), Saul Ortiz (Wardrobe), TayStan Photography (Photography).


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