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Mockingbird Debuts New Richardson Play July 8

May 22nd, 2022
Mockingbird Debuts New Richardson Play July 8

Two old friends want what the other has: wealth or love. Both are pretending to be someone they’re not. That’s the premise of The Mockingbird on Main’s next premiere – Alexander Richardson’s Your Better Self – opening July 8. The Mockingbird on Main, an arts incubator dedicated to the presentation of new works, is thrilled to be bringing yet another world premiere to Downtown Davenport. Richardson’s new play deals with the wealthy Zenola Goodrich who feels lacking in the love department, and Antoinette Caldwell who married for love and lives in poverty. After a chance... Read More

Pants Labyrinth Opens May 27

May 21st, 2022
Pants Labyrinth Opens May 27

The Haus Of Ruckus launches their 2022 season at The Mockingbird On Main with a new show – PANTS LABYRINTH – opening May 27! Pants Labyrinth By Calvin Vo and T.J. Green When he loses his tuxedo pants before a friends’ wedding Fungus and Johnny are thrust into an adventure of mythic proportions, as they dare to venture into the pants labyrinth. There they must face off against a rascally puppet , an oracle with an unreasonable copay, a Minotaur with a flair for pants and disco dancing, and as close to beejees music we can get without paying royalties. Showdates May 27th-29th and... Read More

PriMadonna Rocks Circa ‘21 June 16

May 14th, 2022
PriMadonna Rocks Circa ‘21 June 16

Don’t miss PriMadonna at Circa ‘21! The elite Madonna tribute band is second only to The Queen herself! They pride themselves on being a step above the rest and promise you ALL LIVE music ALL THE TIME. PriMadonna is a Dallas, Texas, based band with goals of global domination. You’ll hear all Madonna’s biggest hits! When the music’s pumping, it will give you new life so, just like a prayer, they’ll take you there! June 16, 2022 $58.55 Evening performance, including dinner To reserve your seats call 309-786-7733, Ext. 2      Read More

Davenport’s Adler Theater Hosts Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Today!

May 14th, 2022
Davenport's Adler Theater Hosts Disney's 'Frozen' Today!

Davenport’s Adler Theater hosts “Frozen” live TODAY at 2 p.m.! Travel to Arendelle and experience the phenomenon of Disney’s Frozen™ like never before! Watch in high-definition as Anna, Kristoff, and Olaf set off on a grand adventure to help Elsa to control her powers and save the kingdom from eternal winter. Experience the blockbuster movie in its entirety as the Quad City Symphony Orchestra and choir bring the incredible score to life, including favorite songs “First Time in Forever,” “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?,” “Fixer Upper,” and “Let It Go.” Featuring... Read More

Last Chance To Get ‘Just Desserts’ At Rock Island’s Circa ’21 This Weekend

May 12th, 2022
Last Chance To Get 'Just Desserts' At Rock Island's Circa '21 This Weekend

Praised by Connecticut’s Patch magazine as “a delightfully sweet musical with some savory elements,” Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse opens its exciting 45th season of live entertainment with the delectable new musical comedy JUST DESSERTS. This uplifting musical comedy is making its area stage debut and is being brought to life by a marvelous team of professional talents. JUST DESSERTS will be presented at Circa ’21 through May 14, with performances on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday matinées at 1:30 p.m. Pre-show entertainment featuring... Read More

Rock Island’s Circa ’21 Presenting ‘Grace For President’ Children’s Show

May 8th, 2022
Rock Island's Circa '21 Presenting 'Grace For President' Children's Show

With the theatre’s first family musical of 2022, Rock Island‘s Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse will treat patrons to the joys of laughter and song in the charming stage treat GRACE FOR PRESIDENT. Running through May 14 and based on the beloved children’s book by Kelly S. DiPucchio, this delightful musical was praised by the Columbia Star as “an entertaining hit for all ages and audiences” and is being brought to life by a sensational team of professional talents. Circa ’21 will present show-only performances of GRACE FOR PRESIDENT on scheduled Tuesday and Saturday mornings and selected... Read More

Rock Island’s Circa ’21 Holding Auditions For Upcoming Shows Saturday

May 6th, 2022
Rock Island's Circa '21 Holding Auditions For Upcoming Shows Saturday

Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse, Rock Island, is seeking actors to fill roles for three upcoming shows! Auditions will be held at 9 a.m. on May 7 at the theater, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island, for the summer children’s show Madagascar – A Musical Adventure. Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto your stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – A Musical Adventure follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends... Read More

Viva Las Divas Drag Show Returns To Illinois’ Speakeasy TONIGHT!

May 6th, 2022
Viva Las Divas Drag Show Returns To Illinois' Speakeasy TONIGHT!

Drag shows are hardly a drag. If you’ve ever been to one, you know that they’re all over-the-top flamboyance, attitude and above all, raucous fun. That’s certainly the case with Viva Las Divas. The regular drag show at the Circa Speakeasy, 1818 3rd St., Rock Island, returns with a gig TONIGHT, doors open at 7, you get your tickets at the door or by calling 786-7733, ext. 2, and if you’re looking for a colorful, sassy, bawdy, funny evening out, I suggest you check it out. I went to the last Viva show, and have been to a few drag shows before. I have a couple of friends who do drag, and... Read More

Like, Ohmygawd! That ’80s Burlesque Show Brings The Sexy To Moline Saturday Night

May 6th, 2022
Like, Ohmygawd! That '80s Burlesque Show Brings The Sexy To Moline Saturday Night

That 80’s Burlesque Show! will bring back the neon decade in a sexy way this Saturday night at the Spotlight Theater in Moline! MQCHOB is back for this totally tubular show! Here to kick start your heart and take back to the 80’s! Dress up in your favorite 80’s attire and tease that hair because……. There will be a BIG HAIR contest!!! The way awesome event takes place Saturday, May 7th; Doors at 7pm, Show at 8pm at The Spotlight Theater 1800 7th Ave Moline. GA Tickets are $15 VIP table for 2 is $50 VIP table for 4 is $100 For tickets https://www.maryquitecontraryshouseofburlesque.com/ GUEST... Read More

‘Threepenny Opera’ Opens At Rock Island’s Augustana TONIGHT

May 5th, 2022
'Threepenny Opera' Opens At Rock Island's Augustana TONIGHT

The Augustana College Department of Theatre presents “The Threepenny Opera,” May 5-8, 2022. Set in the impoverished back alleys of Victorian London, “The Threepenny Opera” follows underworld antihero Mack the Knife as he tries to woo Polly Peachum and elude authorities. Created in 1928 Berlin to speak out against capitalist corruption, this musical bluntly addresses issues that remain relevant today. Through epic theatre, theatrical movement, and progressive music, Hauptmann, Weill, and Brecht’s work opens up difficult conversations about greed, oppression, and accountability within our... Read More