the Theatre in the Circle team
Mark Corcoran, Managing Director
Mark has extensive experience in public relations, musical theatre production and has held management/board positions in a variety of for-profit and 501 (c) 3 organizations. He is the co-author of "Legacy," a musical about 19th century life on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal.
Mark was also the founder and Artistic Director of the Algonquin Cabaret Theatre in Western Maryland. He also introduced musical theatre to the Allegany College of Maryland with his production of "Applause!" -the first student/faculty musical on campus.
Bill Corcoran, Artistic Director
Bill has worked at The Cleveland Playhouse, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Long Wharf Theatre in Connecticut, Virginia Stage Company and Winmack Productions theaters in Colorado, Arizona and Indiana. He has composed fourteen original musicals (Eddie, UFO, Mysterioso, Halfway To Heaven, Snow Queen, The Legend of Daniel Boone, Out of the Habit, It’s A Wonderful Life, Twain’s Tale of Huck and Tom, Through York’s Eyes, Sex After Sixty?, David and Bathsheba, Little Bear of the Miami and Mark Twain on the River). He has also arranged numerous revues, penned six novels and taught music theory and piano at colleges and universities in the Midwest.