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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

Rock of Ages 10th Anniversary Comes to Quad Cities This Weekend!

March 16th, 2019

Broadway’s Best Party is turning up the volume to ten! The ROCK OF AGES Tenth Anniversary Tour is blazing across North America! You can witness the ROCK OF AGES phenomenon at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) on Sunday Mar 17 at 7 p.m. Nominated for five Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, ROCK OF AGES captures the iconic era that was the big bad 1980s Hollywood. Know What Love Is, Feel the Noise, and Take Your Best Shot at one of the Sunset Strip’s last epic venues, a place where the legendary Stacee Jaxx returns to the stage and rock-n-roll dreamers line up to turn their fantasies... Read More

Rock of Ages Phenomenon Makes Appearance in Quad Cities!

March 5th, 2019

Broadway’s Best Party is turning up the volume to ten! The ROCK OF AGES Tenth Anniversary Tour is blazing across North America! You can witness the ROCK OF AGES phenomenon at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) on Sunday Mar 17 at 7 p.m. Nominated for five Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, ROCK OF AGES captures the iconic era that was the big bad 1980s Hollywood. Know What Love Is, Feel the Noise, and Take Your Best Shot at one of the Sunset Strip’s last epic venues, a place where the legendary Stacee Jaxx returns to the stage and rock-n-roll dreamers line up to turn their fantasies... Read More

Disney’s Newsies Set to Premiere in the Quad Cities!

January 13th, 2019

The Disney musical taking the nation by storm is hitting the Circa ’21 stage! Disney’s Newsies hits the stage at Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse (1828 3rd Ave. Rock Island) in their Quad Cities’ premiere this Wednesday Jan 16 at 5:45 p.m. and will continue production through Saturday Feb 23. Set in New York City at the turn of the 20th Century, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged “newsies,” who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. But when publishing titans Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph... Read More

Something Rotten at Adler Theatre

September 20th, 2018

Broadway’s hilarious new smash, Something Rotten! is heading to the Adler Theatre for one night only! Something Rotten! is currently touring and will make a stop at the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd St. Davenport) this Saturday Sep 22 at 7:30 p.m. Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL! With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins... Read More

‘Hedwig’ an early contender for best Quad Cities show of 2016

January 29th, 2016

We’re barely a month into the local theater season, but already the bar has been set pretty high for best show of the year with “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.” The rock musical, produced masterfully by Tristan Tapscott (best known for his work as impresario of District Theater) and brilliantly acted by titular star Anthony Jade Natarelli, is a bravura production, doing the award-winning source material proud and presenting a show of rare entertainment and exquisite humanity. For those who haven’t seen it or heard of it, “Hedwig,” which is making its area stage debut at Rock Island’s... Read More

Local ‘Hedwig’ a provocative debut for creative team

January 21st, 2016

From David Bowie to Boy George to Caitlin Jenner, gender blurring and androgyny has made for provocative entertainment and social commentary, and perhaps no production has been more bombastic or incisive in recent years than “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” which makes its area stage debut this weekend at Rock Island’s Speakeasy theater. The show, an unrepentantly over-the-top musical and dramatic extravaganza about a transgender singer that explores themes of love, freedom, gender identity and social politics, was critically acclaimed, showered by awards and a box office smash since its 1998... Read More