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Park Square Theatre presents a Full Circle Production

Created and Written by

Full Circle Core Artist Leadership Group Member

Stephanie Lein Walseth

Directed by

Claribel Gross

November 12 - 21, 2021

Park Square's Andy Boss Thrust Stage


Safety Precautions: There will be limited seating for your safety. COVID-19 vaccination or negative test results are required to attend performances. All patrons, staff and volunteers will be required to wear masks inside the venue. We will be following Park Square Theatre’s health and safety protocols. To learn more about them, click here.

More information about general audience safety protocols are available on Park Square's website.


Full Circle’s First Live, In-Person and Fully-Staged Production Since 2019!

After two years in development and two online readings, The Empathy Project by Stephanie Lein Walseth is finally hitting the stage. Directed by Claribel Gross, this fully staged production of The Empathy Project features a cast of nine: Song Kim, Dominique Jones, Shanan Custer, Oogie_Push, Siddeeqah​ Shabazz, Kim Vasquez, Peter Colburn, Marci Lucht, and Joshua C. Larson. 

It also features original compositions by Paul Damico-Carper, and choreography by Mary Harding. Designers include: Tom Mays (lighting design), Mina Kinukawa (set design), Khamphian Vang (costume design) and Quinci Bachman (sound design).

The Empathy Project explores empathy across geographic, political, and racial divides based on interviews of rural and urban Minnesotans—people like your neighbors, your friends, or even yourself. Our production  investigates the power and limits of empathy in a deeply fractured world.

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Full Circle Theater Company Supporters:

Full Circle Theater expresses its gratitude to The McKnight Foundation for its general operational support of our company. 


This project is supported by the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation and by the F. R. Bigelow Foundation.


This activity is supported, in part, by the City of Saint Paul Cultural Sales Tax Revitalization Program.


This activity is made possible by a grant provided by the Minnesota State Arts Board through an appropriation by the Minnesota State Legislature and grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.


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OUR 2021 - 2022 SEASON

Live, In-Person and Fully Staged


April 20 - May 1, 2022

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