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Last Chance To See ‘The Guys’ At Moline’s Black Box Theatre TODAY

September 12th, 2021
Last Chance To See 'The Guys' At Moline's Black Box Theatre TODAY

The Black Box Theatre located in downtown Moline is presenting ‘The Guys’ by Anne Nelson to honor the heroism of first responders on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, and today at 2 p.m. is the final show of the run. Based on a true story, “The Guys” follows an editor named Joan, who receives an unexpected phone call on behalf of Nick, a fire captain who has lost most of his men in the 9/11 attack. He is looking for a writer to help him with the eulogies he must present at their memorial services. Nick and Joan spend a long afternoon together, recalling the fallen men through recounting their... Read More

New York Native Has Close 9/11 Connection in Advance of Black Box Drama

September 8th, 2021
New York Native Has Close 9/11 Connection in Advance of Black Box Drama

While he’s probably at least two decades older than the fire captain he’s playing in the new Black Box Theatre production, Jim Harris is otherwise the perfect choice to help commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy. The 68-year-old native of Brooklyn, N.Y. – who moved to the Quad-Cities three years ago to be closer to his daughter and their family – plays Nick in “The Guys” by Anne Nelson. Based on a true story, in the two-person play opening Thursday, it’s less than two weeks after the September 11th attacks, and New Yorkers are still in shock. One of them, an editor... Read More

Black Box Theatre Presenting 9/11 Tribute ‘The Guys’ This Weekend

September 7th, 2021
Black Box Theatre Presenting 9/11 Tribute 'The Guys' This Weekend

The Black Box Theatre located in downtown Moline is presenting ‘The Guys’ by Anne Nelson to honor the heroism of first responders on the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Based on a true story, “The Guys” follows an editor named Joan, who receives an unexpected phone call on behalf of Nick, a fire captain who has lost most of his men in the 9/11 attack. He is looking for a writer to help him with the eulogies he must present at their memorial services. Nick and Joan spend a long afternoon together, recalling the fallen men through recounting their virtues and their foibles, and fashioning the stories... Read More