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Illinois’ Black Box Theatre Holding Auditions In Moline

July 22nd, 2022
Illinois' Black Box Theatre Holding Auditions In Moline

MOLINE, ILLINOIS – Auditions for the remaining shows in the Black Box Theatre season are scheduled for July 23. Music auditions for “Motherhood” and All Is Calm” will be held from 10 am to noon. The drama “My Brother’s Gift,” which will be taped and air on WQPT will follow from 1 to 3 pm. Motherhood the Musical!  by Sue Fabisch. Scheduled for October 7 through 15. In the original play Motherhood The Musical, four women share their insights, challenges and pleasures at a baby shower. In 90 minutes of fun, you’ll get a peek into the powerful friendship of Amy, a soon-to-be first-time... Read More

Rock Island’s Circa ’21 Opens ‘A Disaster’ This Weekend

July 22nd, 2022
Rock Island's Circa '21 Opens 'A Disaster' This Weekend

Earthquakes, tidal waves, infernos and the unforgettable songs of the ‘70s take center stage in Broadway’s side-splitting homage to classic disaster films in “Disaster!” opening July 22 at Circa ‘21 Dinner Playhouse in Rock Island! ​It’s 1979, and New York’s hottest A-listers are lining up for the opening of a floating casino and discotheque. Also attending is a faded disco star, a sexy nightclub singer with her eleven-year-old twins, a disaster expert, a feminist reporter, an older couple with a secret, a pair of young guys who are looking for ladies, an untrustworthy businessman... Read More

Geneseo’s Richmond Hill Presents ‘Silent Sky’ This Weekend

July 21st, 2022
Geneseo's Richmond Hill Presents 'Silent Sky' This Weekend

Geneseo’s Richmond Hill Players are presenting “Silent Sky”, the story of Henrietta Leavitt and the female astronomers of the Harvard Observatory at the turn of the 20th century, July 21-24, Thursday through Sunday. Reserve tickets at rhplayers.com or by phoning 309-944-2244. More info? See here.  Read More

Prince Project Rocks Rock Island August 22

July 17th, 2022
Prince Project Rocks Rock Island August 22

​The HOTTEST Prince & The Revolution Tribute Band in America! What makes The Prince & The Revolution tribute band stand apart is frontman DaVaughn Weber, the nationally-known Prince impersonator who has made appearances around the country and is famous for his extreme likeness to “The Purple One”. The Prince Project is known for its authenticity in looks and near-perfect Revolution sound — Costumes, lights, signature sights and sounds straight out of 1984! August 25, 2022 Evening: $58.55 Doors 5:45 Dinner 6:00 Show 7:15 pm ​Ticket price is per person and includes the meal, show,... Read More

A “Disaster!” Hits Rock Island July 22

July 17th, 2022
A “Disaster!” Hits Rock Island July 22

Earthquakes, tidal waves, infernos and the unforgettable songs of the ‘70s take center stage in Broadway’s side-splitting homage to classic disaster films in “Disaster!” opening July 22 at Circa ‘21 Dinner Playhouse in Rock Island! ​It’s 1979, and New York’s hottest A-listers are lining up for the opening of a floating casino and discotheque. Also attending is a faded disco star, a sexy nightclub singer with her eleven-year-old twins, a disaster expert, a feminist reporter, an older couple with a secret, a pair of young guys who are looking for ladies, an untrustworthy businessman... Read More

Davenport’s Your Better Self Closes July 16

July 16th, 2022
Davenport’s Your Better Self Closes July 16

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 – closing July 16! 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

Rock Island’s Genesius Guild Presents Shakespeare’s ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’

July 16th, 2022
Rock Island's Genesius Guild Presents Shakespeare's 'Midsummer Night's Dream'

Rock Island’s famed Genesius Guild will present Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” July 16-17 and 23-24. Performances are on the outdoor stage at Rock Island’s Lincoln Park located at 38th St. and 11th Avenue in Rock Island. All performances begin at 7 pm and it is recommended guests arrive around 6:30pm to secure a good view of the stage. 2022 Genesius Guild schedule July 16, 17, 23, 24 Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream July 30, 31; August 6, 7 Aristophanes: The Frogs Learn more here: https://www.genesius.org  Read More

Moline’s Playcrafters Barn Theater Hosts ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ July 15-17

July 14th, 2022
Moline's Playcrafters Barn Theater Hosts 'A Raisin in the Sun' July 15-17

Playrcafters Barn Theatre is proud to present “A Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansbury this July! Directed by Gaye Shannon Burnett, “A Raisin in the Sun” will play the famed Moline barn July 15-17! 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 to go... Read More

See Circa’s “Beauty and the Beast” For Less on July 14

July 13th, 2022
See Circa’s “Beauty and the Beast” For Less on July 14

Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse in downtown Rock Island is thrilled to present a SPECIAL SHOW ONLY PERFORMANCE of Beauty And The Beast on Thursday, July 14 before the show closes on July 16! Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, an international sensation that played a remarkable 13-year run on Broadway, was nominated for nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and has been produced in 37 countries worldwide. The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under... Read More

Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Plays Rock Island July 16-24

July 10th, 2022
Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Plays Rock Island July 16-24

Rock Island’s famed Genesius Guild will present Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” July 16-17 and 23-24. Performances are on the outdoor stage at Rock Island’s Lincoln Park located at 38th St. and 11th Avenue in Rock Island. All performances begin at 7 pm and it is recommended guests arrive around 6:30pm to secure a good view of the stage. 2022 Genesius Guild schedule July 16, 17, 23, 24 Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream July 30, 31; August 6, 7 Aristophanes: The Frogs Learn more here: https://www.genesius.org  Read More