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One-Off Slates Auditions for “Civil” August 27

August 21st, 2022
One-Off Slates Auditions for “Civil” August 27

One-off Theatrical Productions will hold auditions for CIVIL, by Rob Matsushita and directed by Eric Teeter, on Saturday, August 27, from 2 – 5 pm at The Mockingbird On Main. Director Eric Teeter is seeking the following: CURSOR: any gender, any ethnicity, any age RED: male presenting, any ethnicity, any age ORANGE: female presenting, any ethnicity, any age BLUE: male presenting, any ethnicity, any age GREEN: female presenting, any ethnicity, any age If you are unable to attend the audition, you can submit a video audition to oneoffqc@gmail.com. The subject of the email should be CIVIL... Read More

Disney On Ice Skates Into Moline November 18-21

August 20th, 2022
Disney On Ice Skates Into Moline November 18-21

Discover why no dream is too big at Disney On Ice presents Into the Magic at Moline’s TaxSlayer  Center November 18-21! Seek adventure in the great wide somewhere with Belle as she explores the Beast’s enchanted castle, experience Moana’s courage to embark on a voyage with demigod Maui to save her island, and sing along with Miguel from Coco as he follows the music in his heart. Be inspired by Anna’s devotion to her sister Elsa on her journey to the North Mountain to stop the eternal winter, and watch Rapunzel and Flynn go to great lengths to make her dream come true. Celebrate... Read More

Rock Island’s Circa ’21 ‘Disaster’ Is A Wild Riot Of Laughs And Goofiness

August 20th, 2022
Rock Island's Circa '21 'Disaster' Is A Wild Riot Of Laughs And Goofiness

Circa ‘21’s latest show, “Disaster!,” is far from a disaster, as its name would imply. It’s controlled chaos, a rampaging beast of strangeness and random oddity packed with laughs and inspired goofiness. “Disaster!” is a truly unusual show in that it parodies a film subgenre from almost 50 years ago. Back in the ‘70s, there were an array of “disaster films,” big-budget blockbusters featuring ensemble casts, usually of b-list and c-list stars, who all ended up in some awful situation – a plane going down, a ship sinking, a building being exploded by a terrorist, horrible... Read More

Is Comedy Sportz Coming Back To The Quad-Cities?

August 15th, 2022
Is Comedy Sportz Coming Back To The Quad-Cities?

It hasn’t been 100 percent confirmed, but, according to inside sources, and a crapton of cheeky memes being pushed out on social media, a new improvisational comedy group based upon the old Comedy Sportz troupe — and possibly also called Comedy Sportz — featuring many of the same performers is coming back to the Quad-Cities. The memes, all with a sports theme, began being pushed out last week, by a number of local improv comedians who had been involved with Comedy Sportz, including bigwigs Jeff DeLeon and Rick Davis. When DeLeon was contacted about what seemed to be an obvious nod... Read More

‘Ride The Cyclone’ This Weekend At Moline’s Black Box Theater

August 10th, 2022
'Ride The Cyclone' This Weekend At Moline's Black Box Theater

“Ride the Cyclone” is here. The area premiere of the quirky musical takes a bow on August 11 at the downtown Black Box Theater in Moline. “In this hilarious and outlandish story, the lives of six teenagers from a Canadian chamber choir are cut short in a freak accident aboard a roller coaster. When they awake in limbo, a mechanical fortune teller invites each to tell a story to win a prize like no other — the chance to return to life.” The show is directed and choreographed by Shelley Cooper. Music Direction by Katie Griswold. Production design by Lora Adams, specialty painting by Sara... Read More

Enjoy Tunes & Blooms in Rock Island August 14

August 7th, 2022
Enjoy Tunes & Blooms in Rock Island August 14

Come and enjoy being surrounded by Freddy’s flower arrangements specifically inspired by some of his favorite songs from the Great American Songbook at the Tunes & Blooms event on August 14 at The Hauberg Estate in Rock Island! Freddy will be at the grand piano playing the songs that coordinate with each inspired arrangement. You’ll enjoy the afternoon of music and flowers, all while soaking up the magnificent beauty of The Hauberg Mansion. After the program, guests will have the opportunity to purchase one of Freddy’s artistic arrangements. It’s like an art show, but with flowers... Read More

Iowa’s Village Theatre Debuts ‘Joke Off’ Comedy Game Show July 30

July 25th, 2022
Iowa's Village Theatre Debuts 'Joke Off' Comedy Game Show July 30

Joke-Off Session is a brand new comedy game show coming to The Village Theatre on July 30! The show will feature 3 teams of comedians, using their joke writing skills, to compete in 3 rounds of point earning punchlines! Each round a little different, and a little harder. At the end of 3 rounds, the audience will eliminate the team with the fewest points, and the two leading teams face off in a roast battle round, earning extra points to claim the prize of Joke-Off Session champs! The show premiers July 30 at 8pm at The Village Theatre in the Village of East Davenport! Get your tickets here: JOKE... Read More

Covid Hits Circa ‘21, Performances Canceled through August 2

July 25th, 2022
Covid Hits Circa ‘21, Performances Canceled through August 2

Due to several more positive Covid cases in the Cast of DISASTER this morning, Circa ‘21 has made the difficult decision to cancel the next week of performances (07/27-07/31). With the number of artists that they would be forced to replace for ten days, the staff does not feel that they are capable of presenting the outstanding product that our guests have come to expect from Circa ’21. Their plan is to reopen with their double performance day on 08/03. If you currently have reservations for one of these performances you may call the Box Office at (309) 786-7733 to reschedule for any performance... Read More

Covid Strikes Circa ‘21’s “Disaster”

July 24th, 2022
Covid Strikes Circa ‘21’s “Disaster”

Due to several positive Covid cases in the Cast of Disaster, Circa ‘21 has cancelled performances through this weekend and maybe beyond. Those who currently have reservations for tonight’s performance should call the Box Office at (309) 786-7733 to reschedule for any performance throughout the run. Stay tuned to Circa ‘21 social media pages for further updates and cancellations.  Read More

Playcrafters In Moline Presents ‘Raisin In The Sun’ This Weekend

July 22nd, 2022
Playcrafters In Moline Presents 'Raisin In The Sun' This Weekend

Playrcafters Barn Theatre is proud to present “A Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansbury this weekend and next! Directed by Gaye Shannon Burnett, “A Raisin in the Sun” will play the famed Moline barn July 17 and 22-24! Set on Chicago’s South Side, the story revolves around the divergent dreams and conflicts within the Younger family. When her deceased husband’s insurance money comes through, Mama Lena dreams of moving to a new home and a better neighborhood in Chicago, while her son, Walter Lee, a chauffeur, yearns to buy a liquor store and be his own man, and his sister Beneatha wants... Read More