Augustana College Theatre Arts Department will present “Island Song” with words by Sam Carner, music by Derek Gregor, and story by Sam Carner, Derek Gregor and Marlo Hunter through TODAY, October 24, 2021. The show will begin at 7:30 pm and will be held in the Honkamp

Augustana College Department of Theatre presents first studio show of the season, “Island Song” TODAY

Brunner Theatre Center at Augustana College, Rock Island.

Blackbox Theatre which inside the Brunner Theatre Center.

A poignant, off-beat dramedy with a kinetic pop-rock score, “Island Song” takes us through a year in the lives of five twenty-and-thirty-somethings sharing a city and the chain of surprising, poignant, and partially random connections that bring them into each other’s spheres at moments that become pivotal. As the city pulses around them, they all must work through their own complex relationships with ambition, distraction, and the search for connection.

“Island Song” is directed by Augustana senior Brycen Witt. When asked what audiences could expect from the production, Witt explained, “I can’t remember the last time I was involved in or even saw a show like this. Island Song really is a can’t miss event.”

The cast of “Island Song” features Augustana students AJ Weber, Ariela Policastro, Sarah Walton, Brian Heffernan, Julie Tarling, and Camryn MacLean.

The production team includes Lindsey Edwards, who serves as the assistant director and choreographer, music director Andrew Bradshaw, stage manager Synth Gonzalez, assistant stage manager John Flannery, lighting designer Riley Scranton, costume designer Amber Johnson, and props designer Zach Misner,

Tickets are $10, $7 for seniors, and $5 for faculty/staff/and non-Augustana students. Tickets are available for purchase by calling 309-794-7306, visiting, or at the door.


Augustana College Department of Theatre presents first studio show of the season, “Island Song” TODAY
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