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Take A Trip Down 42nd Street With QCMG

July 9th, 2019

The toe-tapping American musical dance sensation, 42nd Street, is coming to the Quad Cities! Presented by Quad City Music Guild, 42nd Street will be playing at the Prospect Park Auditorium (1584 34th Avenue Moline) July 12-14 and 18-21. Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday shows will be at 2 p.m. This 1980 Broadway production won the Tony Award for Best Musical and became a long-running hit and its 2001 Broadway revival won the Tony for Best Revival. With lyrics by Al Dubin and Johnny Mercer, and music by Harry Warren, the show follows director Julian Marsh as he... Read More

Center For Living Arts Moving Into Establishment Space

July 2nd, 2019

The Establishment Theater has a new tenant — and it’s one that’s familiar to the downtown Rock Island District. The Center for Living Arts, run by Dino and Tina Hayz at their former home on 4th Avenue in downtown Rock Island for the past 13 years, will spend their 14th and subsequent years at the Establishment Theater, 220 19th Street. The Center takes over the spot from Comedy Sportz, which had been the place’s tenant for the past nine years before moving on. Dino announced the move on his facebook page today, posting, “So… we were going to wait and make this... Read More

Circa Brings The ‘Fever,’ ‘Kinky,’ ‘Beauty’ And More In New Season

June 26th, 2019

Located in downtown Rock Island, the Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse has been treating audiences to the finest in dining and professional stage entertainment for the past 42 years. For the venue’s sure-to-be-spectacular 43rd season, beginning this November, the venue is proud to announce a lineup boasting six sensational productions – among them a legendary musical-comedy classic, a returning Christmastime favorite, a winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, and the Circa ’21 debut of a Tony-winning Broadway and Disney smash! Circa ’21 productions are performed on... Read More

Adler Theater Announces Broadway Season

June 23rd, 2019

Adler Theatre and Jam Theatricals are proud to announce the Broadway at the Adler Theatre 2019-20 Season!  The season includes Christmas Wonderland Holiday Spectacular, Bandstand, An American In Paris, Waitress, The Color Purple andBeautiful: The Carole King Musical. In addition to the subscription series, there will be special add-on performance of Jersey Boys. Subscriptions and group tickets to this exciting season are on sale now! Subscriber benefits include guaranteed same great seats to all season shows, as well as the chance to renew those seats from year to year. Subscribers... Read More

Irving Berlin’s ‘Holiday Inn’ Hits Stage At Circa ’21

June 18th, 2019

Treating audiences to the stage version of a beloved movie musical, the Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse’s latest presentation is the area debut of a Tony-nominated Broadway hit – HOLIDAY INN. Running through July 20, and boasting unforgettable songs by legendary composer Irving Berlin, this theatrical delight for all ages is being enacted by a wonderful cast of professional talents, many of them making return appearances at Circa ’21. Irving Berlin’s HOLIDAY INN will be staged at Circa ’21 on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:45 p.m., Sundays at 5:45 p.m., and... Read More

Do You Know The True Story of The Three Little Pigs?

June 17th, 2019

You thought you knew the story of the “The Three Little Pigs”… You thought wrong. Circa ’21 (1828 3rd Avenue Rock Island) presents their Children’s Summer Musical, The True Story of The Three Little Pigs, beginning this Tuesday Jun 18. In this hysterical and clever fractured fairy tale that twists point of view and perspective, youngsters will finally hear the other side of the story of “The Three Little Pigs.” There are two sides to every story, and when the Big Bad Wolf takes the stand in Piggslyvania’s Trial of the Century, he finally gets his say. But whether he’ll get a fair... Read More

Ballet Quad-Cities Announces New Season

June 16th, 2019

Ballet Quad-Cities is dancing in with a new season! The shows include: MUSICMOVES September 13, 2019 • 7:30 September 14, 2019 • 7:30 September 15, 2019 • 2:30   Brunner Theater Center, Main Stage • Rock Island, IL On the campus of Augustana College   From motion to emotion, MUSICMOVES is an energetic season kickoff performance in the round, featuring all new original works set to ground breaking, rhythmic, dynamic 20th century music. Igor Stravinsky’s lively Dumbarton Oaks will be a featured treat.   Live music, great dance and a special Ballet Quad Cities celebration... Read More

Kinky Boots Makes Highly Anticipated Stop in the Quad Cities!

June 15th, 2019

Rescheduled from Wednesday Jan 30, Kinky Boots will officially make a stop in the Quad Cities this week! You can witness Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit Kinky Boots at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd St. Davenport) on Wednesday Jun 19 at 7:30 p.m. With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie... Read More

A Tempest Is Brewing At Genesius Guild

June 14th, 2019

The Genesius Guild will present The Tempest by Shakespeare on June 15, 16, 22, and 23. Performances start at 8:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Park Classic Theatre in Rock Island. Admission is free. The Tempest is thought to be one of the last plays that Shakespeare wrote without collaborating with other authors. Beneath the comic themes about a ship crew stranded on the enchanted island, the show explores themes of family, betrayal, and forgiveness. Many scholars believe that Shakespeare wrote himself into this work. Prospero, the magician at the center of the show, engineers events to create the world... Read More

Timeless Classic Beauty and the Beast Playing Soon at QCMG!

June 10th, 2019

Tale as old as time. Song as old as rhyme. Beauty and the Beast comes to life, on stage, this week! Quad City Music Guild presents The Broadway Musical, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jun 14-16 and 20-23 at Prospect Park Auditorium (1584 34th Avenue Moline). Take part in the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. The all-ages story tells of Belle, a young, forward thinking woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress.... Read More

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