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What’s The Good News For Illinois And Iowa This Month?

August 15th, 2022
What's The Good News For Illinois And Iowa This Month?

Looking for some good news in your life? Check out What’s The Good News! Every month, QuadCities.com and KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live” team up to offer you a rundown of some of the fun, interesting, and positive things going on in and around the area. So, what’s the good news this month? Davenport Hires First Wrestling Coach For Girls Team For the first time ever, the Davenport Community School District will have a sanctioned, girls’ wrestling team. Josh Park has been named the head coach and will oversee wrestlers from Davenport North, Central and West High Schools. “I’m every... Read More

Black Box’s ’39 Steps’ Opens Tonight In Moline

August 20th, 2020
Black Box's '39 Steps' Opens Tonight In Moline

The Black Box Theatre once again presents a 1940’s style radio play with “The 39 Steps: A Live Radio Play” by Joe Landry. The show is scheduled for August 20 to 30. Tickets on Thursdays are $13 and $16 all other performances. According to Playscripts the piece is “Inspired by Hitchcock’s classic tale and performed as a live period radio play, this romantic thriller is a fast-paced ride through the signature world of the Master of Suspense. Richard Hannay is visiting 1930s London when he meets Annabella Smith, who is on the run from foreign agents, after a disturbance at a music hall.... Read More

Quad-Cities Theaters Take Different Approaches To Re-Opening

June 29th, 2020
Quad-Cities Theaters Take Different Approaches To Re-Opening

During this unprecedented, scary time of Covid-19, it seems apropos that the first indoor live theater in the Quad-Cities since the shutdown will be the spooky ghost story, “The Turn of the Screw,” next month at Moline’s Black Box Theatre. The 60-seat theater (1623 5th Ave.) will open at half capacity on July 16 and close the 19th. “It is a short run,” said director Lora Adams, “but the set was almost completed and the actors’ schedules have changed since March, so we are only able to do the four-day weekend.” Actor Matt Walsh and Kayla Jo Pulliam will bring the creepy tale to life... Read More

‘Man With Bogart’s Face’ Appearing At Blackbox

October 8th, 2019
'Man With Bogart's Face' Appearing At Blackbox

Listen schweetheart, if you’re looking for a play that hearkens back to the good old days of radio, you should check out Black Box Theatre’s “The Man with Bogart’s Face: A Radio Play,” opening Oct. 11. In short, a man whose identity we never know has his face altered to look like Humphrey Bogart and is involved in a Maltese Falcon-type caper. And just like the film noire 1940’s movies there are dames and heroes and villains, oh my, all played for laughs. Reviewers called it “a fast-moving story with action and staccato dialogue that literally bring Bogart to life.”... Read More

You Can Find Magic This Weekend At The Black Box

July 27th, 2017
You Can Find Magic This Weekend At The Black Box

Do you enjoy magic? How about having fun and laughing with friends and family? Then you won’t want to miss this show! The Black Box Theatre of the Quad Cities (1623 5th Avenue Moline) will be presenting T.J. Regul, The Quad City Magician, on Friday July 28 from 7-8 p.m. Tickets are only $16 and can be purchased in advance on-line at https://thelittleboxoffice.com/theblackboxtheatre/event/view/67752. T.J. Regul, The Quad City Magician, will not disappoint with his high-energy and interactive comedy magic show. Fun will be had by the entire family! For more information on T.J. make sure to check... Read More

From Murderers To Puppets, Moline Centre Is Buzzing!

February 1st, 2017
From Murderers To Puppets, Moline Centre Is Buzzing!

Moline Centre is a flurry of activity in the season of flurries, with tons going on this week, from the debut of some Murderers to a trip to the Florida Georgia Line to some fun with puppets. Let’s take a look: Black Box Theatre presents “Murderers”, by Jeffrey Hatcher, running through February 11.  This remarkable comedy consists of three monologues about revenge, blackmail, money, justice, jealousy, and murder set in a senior center and golf course. Each piece is a little jewel, crafted and polished to perfection by some of our finest local actors, so be sure to reserve your... Read More