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Late Nite Shows Returning — At Black Box Theatre

December 4th, 2019

G.I.T. Improv and The Black Box Theatre of the Quad Cities are excited to announce a new partnership which sees the The Late Nite Shows – a popular line-up of original, uncensored comedy performances – make their long-awaited return at The Black Box Theatre, located at 1623 5th Avenue in downtown Moline, this Saturday.“It’s so funny – at just about every show we’ve done over the past 6 months, people have continuously asked, ‘When are you bringing back the late shows?!’,” said Patrick Adamson, co-founder and CEO of G.I.T. Improv. He laughingly added, “Well, we finally... Read More

Comedy Sportz Takes A Final Bow Next Weekend

November 18th, 2019

The longest-running show in the Quad Cities takes a final bow in November as the entity known as ComedySportz will be formally converting into G.I.T. Improv following a 30-year run of family-friendly, competitive improv matches. “It’ll definitely be a shift for comedy in the Quad Cities, and we’re very excited about what the future holds,” said Jeff Adamson, co-founder and co-owner of both CSz Quad Cities, Ltd. and G.I.T. Improv. ComedySportz began in 1990 enjoying successful runs at both the former ComedySportz Arena (The Speakeasy) and at The Establishment before relocating this year... Read More

Yes, and… Comedy Sportz Is Improvising Into G.I.T. Improv Band

November 6th, 2019

Comedy Sportz is about to pull off their last “yes, and…” After 30 years, the improvisational troupe will no longer play under the Comedy Sportz banner, instead changing their name to the G.I.T. Improv Band starting in December. Comedy Sportz Quad-Cities, one of 29 groups nationwide, debuted March 20, 1990 in the Speakeasy next to Circa ’21. The franchise, based off the popular improvisational game slate created six years earlier and franchised to various locations nationwide in the years after, was brought to town by Jeff and Patrick Adamson and Brett and Denny Hitchcock,... Read More

Comedian John Crist Shares Immature Thoughts at Adler Theatre

October 22nd, 2019

John Crist brings his Immature Thoughts Tour to the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) this Friday Oct 25 at 8 p.m. Comedian and viral sensation John Crist is the next big thing in stand-up comedy. Whether you know him from viral videos like “Millennial International,” “Road Rage in the Church Parking Lot,” or “Every Parent at Disney,” Crist has solidified his comedic prowess with sold out shows from coast to coast. Nine years in, Crist has shared the stage with some of the best in the business, including Dave Chappelle, Jeff Foxworthy, Seth Meyers, Larry the Cable Guy, Trevor... Read More

Jerry Seinfeld Comes to Davenport!

October 19th, 2019

America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, comes to the Adler Theatre! Experience Jerry Seinfeld live at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) on Tuesday Oct 22 at 7 p.m. Jerry Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. His latest projects include the Emmy nominated web series, “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” and his Netflix special “Jerry Before Seinfeld.” Seinfeld continues to perform both nationally and internationally. Most recently, Seinfeld has been performing at the Beacon Theatre in... Read More

Whose Live Anyway? At Adler Theatre!

October 5th, 2019

Looking for a good laugh? Don’t miss this show! Whose Live Anyway? invades the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) on Wednesday Oct 9 at 7:30 p.m. This show is 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and song all based on audience suggestions. Cast members Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis, and Joel Murray will leave you gasping with the very witty scenes they invent before your eyes. Audience participation is key to the show, so bring your suggestions and you might be asked to join the cast onstage! Whose Live Anyway? showcases some of the improv games made famous on the long-running... Read More

Bill Engvall Returns To Quad Cities with Rhythm City Gig

October 1st, 2019

Rhythm City Casino Resort is thrilled to announce Grammy nominated, multi-platinum selling recording artist and one of America’s top comedians, Bill Envall, will be performing in the Event Center! There will be two performances for Bill at Rhythm City on Friday, March 6, 2020. The first performance begins at 6:30 PM and the second performance at 9 PM. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 11, 2019 at 10 AM CST. Prices for this show range from $25 to $60 depending on seat location. Tickets may be purchased online at rhythmcitycasino.com, by calling 844-852-4FUN or in person at The Market gift shop... Read More

Comedy Sportz Headed To Black Box Theatre

September 12th, 2019

The Black Box Theatre in Downtown Moline is proud to host ComedySportz and their All New Musical Match coming Saturday, September 14 at 7:00 pm.  Doors will open at 6:30 pm. ComedySportz matches feature two teams of comedians competing for points and laughs. A referee calls the fouls and keeps the match on track. You are the judge, you decide the winners! Every match is for everyone, and for the first time ever, the matches are musical! More information is available at CSz Quad Cities – Home of ComedySportz The Black Box Theatre is located at 1623 5th Avenue, Moline, IL and tickets... Read More

Alternating Currents Flow into Downtown Davenport

August 17th, 2019

Music.  Film.  Comedy.  Art. That’s right, Alternating Currents returns to Downtown Davenport. Alternating Currents, now in its 3rd year, will take place from Thursday Aug 22 through Sunday Aug 25, and will include 100 + performances and events throughout 17 different venues. Come celebrate the Birthday and life of Ellis Kell with a two-day vinyl record sale and musical swap meet Friday Aug 23 from 4 -8 p.m. and Saturday Aug 24 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the River Center (136 E 3rd St. Davenport)!  Multiple vendors will be selling vinyl albums, amps, instruments, and other musical wares,... Read More

Jerry Seinfeld Coming To Adler Theater

August 2nd, 2019

Adler Theatre and JS Touring announced today that America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will return to the Adler Theatre stage on Tuesday, October 22 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, August 9 at 10:00 a.m. Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. His latest projects include the Emmy nominated web series, “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” and his Netflix special “Jerry Before Seinfeld.” Seinfeld continues to perform both nationally and internationally. Seinfeld... Read More

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