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Junie B. Jones At Circa ’21 With New Show

May 6th, 2019

One of America’s most popular children’s book characters will be brought to life in a brand-new way when the Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse stages the area premiere of the family comedy JUNIE B. JONES IS NOT A CROOK. Running selected days through May 18, this charming, hilarious treat based on Barbara Park’s beloved literary series is filled with wit, heart and loads of laughs and boasts a sensational cast! Circa ’21 will present show-only performances of JUNIE B. JONES IS NOT A CROOK on scheduled Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday mornings and afternoons through... Read More

Finding Neverland at the Adler Theatre

May 3rd, 2019

The latest Broadway musical to hit the Adler Theatre stage will leave you feeling like you never want to grow up. Finding Neverland comes to the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) on Tuesday May 7 at 7:30 p.m. Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie takes this... Read More

Chicago Comes to Davenport!

April 28th, 2019

One of the most exhilarating shows on Broadway is coming to the Quad Cities! Chicago The Musical heads to the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) on Monday May 13 at 7:30 p.m. Chicago has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping-song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen. No wonder Chicago has been honored with six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards®, a Grammy® and thousands of standing ovations. Whether you’re looking for your first Broadway musical, whether you’ve seen the Academy Award®... Read More

’39 Steps’ Stepping Into Countryside

April 24th, 2019

Countryside is stepping into a new show May 10 — “39 Steps.” Based on the 1935 movie by Alfred Hitchcock, the frenetic comedy The 39 Steps will be the first spring play Countryside Community Theatre will have ever produced. Countryside’s mission to produce live entertainment year round kicked off this past holiday season with Tapscott and White’s A Christmas Carol. “We were overwhelmed by the support of this new mission,” Board President Lonnie Behnke said. “We have long history in the Quad Cities and we are thrilled to be moving forward and... Read More

‘Little Prince’ Reigning At QC Theater Workshop

April 24th, 2019

“The Little Prince” is being crowned as the latest show from the Quad City Theater Workshop. One of children’s literature’s most timeless tales will enjoy a world-premiere presentation at the QC Theatre Workshop May 3 through 19, with the Davenport venue housing a brand-new stage adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s literary classic The Little Prince. Written by the Workshop’s Artistic Director Aaron Randolph III, whose scripts for A Green River and Broken also had their debuts with the company, The Little Prince promises to be a joyous experience... Read More

Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook Comes to Circa ’21 Stage!

April 22nd, 2019

Circa ’21 Children’s Theatre’s spring performance is one you won’t want to miss! Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook hits the stage at Circa ’21 (1828 3rd Avenue Rock Island) on Tuesday Apr 23 and will continue through Saturday May 18. All performances are show only. Something terrible happened to Junie B. Jones at school today! Someone stole her furry mittens! So, when Junie B. finds a wonderful pen of many colors, she should be allowed to keep it, right? Because finders keepers, losers weepers. And guess what? There’s a new boy in kindergarten and he is the handsomest. The only thing is... Read More

Finding Neverland at the Adler Theatre

April 21st, 2019

The latest Broadway musical to hit the Adler Theatre stage will leave you feeling like you never want to grow up. Finding Neverland comes to the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) on Tuesday May 7 at 7:30 p.m. Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie takes this... Read More

Circa’s ‘Grumpy’ Will Make You Happy

April 17th, 2019

Circa ‘21’s “Grumpy Old Men” will make you anything but grumpy. It’s a hilarious, ribald, dirty romp, roughly based on the beloved movie of the same name and sporting the same qualities. Prudish types may blush and bluster, but the rest of us will find it quite amusing. “Grumpy” is set in the small northern town of Wabasha, Wisc., where ice fishing rules and a feud on-and-off-the-ice has been chilly for decades between cranky geezers John Gustafson (Luther Chakurian) and Max Goldman (Tom Walljasper). It started in high school, over a girl, and shows no signs of lightening up even... Read More

Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook Comes to Circa ’21 Stage!

April 11th, 2019

Circa ’21 Children’s Theatre’s spring performance is one you won’t want to miss! Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook hits the stage at Circa ’21 (1828 3rd Avenue Rock Island) on Tuesday Apr 23 and will continue through Saturday May 18. All performances are show only. Something terrible happened to Junie B. Jones at school today! Someone stole her furry mittens! So, when Junie B. finds a wonderful pen of many colors, she should be allowed to keep it, right? Because finders keepers, losers weepers. And guess what? There’s a new boy in kindergarten and he is the handsomest. The only thing is... Read More

This Is One BIG Musical!

April 9th, 2019

Big The Musical continues performances at The Spotlight Theatre (1800 7th Avenue Moline) on Friday Apr 12 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday Apr 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday Apr 14 at 2 p.m. Josh Baskin is sick of being an awkward kid. At a carnival, he makes a wish to the Zoltar machine to become “big.” To his shock, his wish is granted. After an understandably awkward beginning, Josh is forced to do “adult” things, like getting a job and a girlfriend. In the end, he discovers that there’s much more to being an adult than he bargained for and learns that we must all grow up at... Read More

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