Commonwealth Theatre Center welcomes educators, community stakeholders, and other leading voices in our community to join us on October 17 for a reception and complimentary ticket to a performance of TOP GIRLS, written by Caryl Churchill and directed by Hallie Dizdarevic with Jessica De La Rosa.

During the reception, Hallie, Jessica, and CTC Artistic Director Charlie Sexton will kick things off with a few words about the show. Outreach Director Heather Burns and Program Administrator Aletia Robey will then chat about Blue Apple Outreach programs that apply theatre to classroom for early childhood through high school and bring touring shows like our new, empowering adaptation of Rumpelstiltskin.


  • RECEPTION: 6:00, includes light fare and drinks
  • SHOW: 7:30, free tickets for invitees with RSVP (Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance)
  • Reception and show will take place at Commonwealth Theatre Center, 1123 Payne St. 40204.


 Top Girls by Caryl Churchill     
October 10-19 at CTC

After she’s named the first female executive at the Top Girls employment agency, the ambitious Marlene finds herself in a surreal exploration of the sacrifices required of women who succeed in a man’s world. Almost 40 years have passed since this play was written, and the central question remains: Will women ever really be able to have it all? (This play contains strong language and situations that may not be appropriate for younger audiences.)


CTC, home to the Walden Theatre Conservatory and Blue Apple Outreach, is the region’s most comprehensive theatre training and arts education organization — serving 55,000+ youth and adults each year. Our mission is developing youth and our community through excellence in comprehensive theatre education and performance.

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