Quantcast
   
Monday - December 5, 2022
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Treat Yourself To Circa ’21’s Wonderful ‘White Christmas’

December 3rd, 2022
Treat Yourself To Circa '21's Wonderful 'White Christmas'

If you’re looking for a delightful holiday treat of a show this season, treat yourself to Circa ’21’s “White Christmas.” The Rock Island dinner theater’s latest is a warm, inviting holiday classic with fantastic wardrobe, wonderful choreography, and a big hearted, fun cast of characters reminiscent of a Bing Crosby/Bob Hope vintage tale. There’s a reason Irving Berlin’s standby has lasted this long, and that’s because it’s right down the middle in pretty much all ways. It’s just a fun, fluffy show for a season of levity and cheer,... Read More

Circa ‘21 Dreams of a “White Christmas”

November 5th, 2022
Circa ‘21 Dreams of a “White Christmas”

Up Next in Circa ‘21’s 45th Anniversary Season: “White Christmas.” A Circa ’21 family favorite returns just in time for the holiday season! Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil’s former army commander. Featuring a dazzling score with well-known standards including “Blue Skies,” “I Love A Piano,” “How Deep Is the Ocean” and the perennial title... Read More

Rock Island’s Circa ’21 Gets A ‘Clue’ This Weekend

November 3rd, 2022
Rock Island's Circa '21 Gets A 'Clue' This Weekend

With the latest production in the theatre’s stellar 2022 season, Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse is inviting audiences to get a clue – literally – with the area debut of the slapstick comedy-thriller CLUE: THE MUSICAL. Running through Nov. 5, this hilarious whodunit is being presented by a topnotch team of professional artists and the show itself is a riotous whodunit that inspired the Maryland Theatre Guide to ask, “Who wouldn’t want to be immersed in a classic board game full of mystery and fun?” CLUE: THE MUSICAL will be presented at Circa ’21 through Nov. 5, with... Read More

“Clue the Musical” Comes to Life September 14

September 14th, 2022
“Clue the Musical” Comes to Life September 14

A board game comes to life at Circa ‘21 on September 14! The internationally popular game is now a fun-filled musical that brings the world’s best-known suspects to life and invites the audience to solve the mystery of who killed Mr. Boddy, in what room, and with what weapon? Comic antics, witty lyrics, and a beguiling score carry the investigation from room to room. “CLUE” begins performances on September 14 and runs through November 5. Please call the Box Office at (309) 786-7733 ext. 2 and make your reservation today! Learn more: CLUE  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

MADAGASCAR Hits the Circa ’21 Stage

June 11th, 2022
MADAGASCAR Hits the Circa '21 Stage

Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse is thrilled to be present “MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE” now through July 2! Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, “MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE” follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape their home in New York City’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo, and of course, those hilarious plotting Penguins as... Read More

Music on the Marquee Returns to Circa ‘21

May 28th, 2022
Music on the Marquee Returns to Circa ‘21

Circa ’21’s signature event, MUSIC ON THE MARQUEE returns this June! In celebration of our 45th Anniversary, we return to this unique and popular concert experience atop our iconic marquee! Bring a lawn chair and join the Circa ’21 Bootleggers, the cast of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, and a few special guests as they entertain you in this special live concert, held on the street in Downtown Rock Island. Hosted by veterans Brad Hauskins and Tristan Tapscott, this event will celebrate our history and feature a wide range of fabulous music. Chef Tony will be outside grilling, and drinks... Read More

Rock Island’s Circa ’21 Seeking Actors For Upcoming Productions

April 26th, 2022
Rock Island's Circa '21 Seeking Actors For Upcoming Productions

Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse, Rock Island, is seeking actors to fill roles for three upcoming shows! Auditions will be held at 9 a.m. on May 7 at the theater, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island, for the summer children’s show Madagascar – A Musical Adventure. Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto your stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – A Musical Adventure follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends... Read More

Circa Seeking Chip, Ensemble for Beauty and the Beast

April 10th, 2022
Circa Seeking Chip, Ensemble for Beauty and the Beast

Circa ’21 is still looking to fill roles for their upcoming production of DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Step into the enchanted world of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will be broken. If not, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. Broadway’s modern classic Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is an international sensation that played a remarkable 13-year run on Broadway, was nominated for nine Tony Awards — including Best Musical —... Read More

Rock Island’s Circa ’21 Serving Up ‘Just Desserts’ This Weekend

March 16th, 2022
Rock Island's Circa '21 Serving Up 'Just Desserts' This Weekend

Praised by Connecticut’s Patch magazine as “a delightfully sweet musical with some savory elements,” Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse opens its exciting 45th season of live entertainment with the delectable new musical comedy JUST DESSERTS. This uplifting musical comedy is making its area stage debut and is being brought to life by a marvelous team of professional talents. JUST DESSERTS will be presented at Circa ’21 through May 14, with performances on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday matinées at 1:30 p.m. Pre-show entertainment... Read More