Playcrafters Barn Theatre continues its Barn Owl season with The Whistleblower’s Dilemma, an original dramedy written by Jim Sederquist, Bettendorf. The show will be presented Aug. 13th through Aug. 22nd at the Barn Theatre, 4950 35th Ave., Moline.

Moline's Playcrafters continues with original playwrights with The Whistleblower’s Dilemma

Andy Sederquist, left, and Andy Curtiss in “The Whistleblower’s Dilemma” at Playcrafters.

Joe loves his community and the factory that his grandfather helped build from scratch. When Joe discovers the factory’s current owner is embezzling millions of dollars from the state, and setting Joe up to take the blame, Joe decides to take an unusual route: he makes the fraud bigger.

Jackie is a star fraud investigator but frustrated with office politics. When she stumbles on something big that just happens to be at the wrong time of the year, she’s forced to not ask any questions. But that doesn’t stop her from investigating.

How does it end up for Joe? For Jackie? And how are cell phones, yoga, and a rolling

Moline's Playcrafters continues with original playwrights with The Whistleblower’s Dilemma

Elle Winchester, left, and Sara Laufer in “The Whistleblower’s Dilemma” at Playcrafters.

whiteboard stored in a bathroom involved? Find out in The Whistleblower’s Dilemma. Playcrafters Barn Owl season this year included all original Quad-City playwrights, with Sederquist finishing off the list of playwrights that including Alex Richardson and Don Faust.

The new play’s cast features Sara Laufer, Greg O’Neill, Elle Winchester, Rock Island; Andy Curtiss, Davenport; Andy Sederquist, Sherrard; and Kassidy Holdridge, Bettendorf.

Mike Turczynski, Rock Island, directs the show. The staff also includes Marni Turczynski, Rock Island.

Fridays and Saturdays, the doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the show beginning at 7:30 p.m. Sundays are 3 p.m. matinees with the doors opening at. Reservations can be made by calling the Playcrafters box office at 309-762-0330 or by visiting the website at www.playcrafters.com.

General admission is $12 and military and senior admission is $10. All audience members will be required to wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status.

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Moline's Playcrafters continues with original playwrights with The Whistleblower’s Dilemma
Jonathan Turner has been covering the Quad-Cities arts scene for 25 years, first as a reporter with the Dispatch and Rock Island Argus, and then as a reporter with the Quad City Times. Jonathan is also an accomplished actor and musician who has been seen frequently on local theater stages, including the Bucktown Revue and Black Box Theatre.