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Improvmania Hits Speakeasy Stage January 27

January 22nd, 2024
Improvmania Hits Speakeasy Stage January 27

Four performers enter. Only one can be champion! Join in on the fun at The Speakeasy on January 27 at 8pm! The Nightcaps present a new improv experience, Improvmania! Four talented improvisers take to The Speakeasy stage to battle it out for chance to become the Nightcaps Improv Champion as the host for the evening rewards and takes away points to determine the best performer of the night. Come cheer for your favorites as you experience an improv show like you never have before! Doors open at 7 and the show begins at 8 pm. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show. Call 309-786-7733,... Read More

Enjoy 100 Laughs September 22

September 21st, 2023
Enjoy 100 Laughs September 22

100 Laughs starts with zero and does not stop until they reach 100 audience laughs! Along the way you will enjoy many different improv games that you, the audience, have complete control of! The crazier the suggestions the better! “100 LAUGHS” is an adult show so leave the kids at home! Must be 21 or older to attend. The doors open at 7 and the show begins at 8 on Friday, September 22! Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show. Call 786-7733, ext. 2 to reserve your seats today! Online reservations are available by clicking this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/100-laughs-improv-comedy-show-tickets-699792697797?aff=oddtdtcreator&mibextid=Zxz2cZ  Read More

Karaoke Returns to The Rock Island Speakeasy Tonight

July 14th, 2023
Karaoke Returns to The Rock Island Speakeasy Tonight

Karaoke at The Speakeasy is back on July 14 at 8:00. What makes then different than other Karaoke events in town? The biggest difference is they have an actual stage you will be performing on! They also have professional stage lighting and sound so you will sound and look great when singing your favorite songs! Doors will open at 7:30 and Karaoke begins at 8. There is no cover charge or advanced reservations. They have tables and chairs and a full bar for any “liquid courage” you may need before hitting the stage! You must be 21 or older to attend. They are also happy to have DJ Johnny... Read More

Laugh Hard Comedy Show Returns To Speakeasy Tonight

May 19th, 2023
Laugh Hard Comedy Show Returns To Speakeasy Tonight

The Speakeasy Laugh Hard Comedy Show is back TONIGHT in the beautiful newly renovated theater! Doors open at 7:00 and the show starts at 8:00. Tickets are only $3.00 for this show! This is a great stand-up comedy show featuring many hilarious comedians from across the area! Reserve your tickets in advance to make sure you get in for the show! Your show emcee will be local comedian, Leslie Mitchell! This is a fun, inexpensive night out with friends! We do have selected food items available and a full bar! No charge for comedians who are participating in the show. Those attending must be 18 or older! Learn... Read More

PIMPROV Hits Rock Island Speakeasy Stage Tonight

March 11th, 2023
PIMPROV Hits Rock Island Speakeasy Stage Tonight

DIRECT FROM CHICAGO – It’s PIMPROV! The Speakeasy in downtown Rock Island welcomes back PIMPROV… one of the most popular adult improv shows in Chicago on March 11! You’ve seen the flashy suits and jewelry so bright that a blind man can see it shining. So ask yourself who is more entertaining than a Pimp?? PIMPROV has been a hugely successful improv show in Chicago for years! The show revolves around four pimps who took comedy classes at Second City on accident. The group lacks political correctness and outrageous costumes are only part of the reason they are so popular! You... Read More

Velvet Variety Show Hits Rock Island Speakeasy TONIGHT

March 10th, 2023
Velvet Variety Show Hits Rock Island Speakeasy TONIGHT

Don’t miss the newest variety show in town! The Speakeasy is pleased to debut The Velvet Variety Show on March 10! Hosted by Bottom’s Up Burlesque’s Evee Gray, this new variety show will bring together a unique mix of performers into an unforgettable evening of entertainment! The type of acts that will be part of this show are magic, drag, comedy, singing, body painting on stage, hoola hooping and much more! Doors open at 7 and the show begins at 8:00. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show. Seats can be reserved by calling 309-786-7733, ext. 2. Online reservations... Read More

Laugh Hard at The Speakeasy January 20

January 7th, 2023
Laugh Hard at The Speakeasy January 20

The Speakeasy Laugh Hard Comedy Show is back on January 20 in our beautiful newly renovated theater! Doors open at 7:00 and the show starts at 8:00. Tickets are only $3.00 for this show! This is a great stand-up comedy show featuring many hilarious comedians from across the area! Reserve your tickets in advance to make sure you get in for the show! Your show emcee will be local comedian, Leslie Mitchell! This is a fun, inexpensive night out with friends! We do have selected food items available and a full bar! No charge for comedians who are participating in the show. Those attending must be 18... Read More

“Rocky Horror” Seduces Rock Island Through Oct. 30

October 28th, 2022
“Rocky Horror” Seduces Rock Island Through Oct. 30

That sweet transvestite is back this October with his motley crew! On the way to visit an old college professor, two clean cut kids, Brad Majors and his fiancée Janet Weiss, get caught in a storm and end up at the home of a mad transvestite scientist, Dr Frank ‘n’ Furter, who is in the midst of one of his maniacal experiments! WARNING: “The Rocky Horror Show” is not recommended for the easily offended. This show deals with MATURE subject matters in an IMMATURE way!! If sex, drugs, rock & roll, adultery, cross-dressing, aliens and above all, SHOW TUNES are not your cup of tea,... Read More

Rock Island’s Speakeasy Holding Auditions For ‘Rocky Horror Show’ Sunday

June 25th, 2022
Rock Island's Speakeasy Holding Auditions For 'Rocky Horror Show' Sunday

Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse and The Speakeasy are thrilled to be producing this cult classic for the 7th straight year in October! Auditions will be held at 1:00pm on Sunday, June 26th at Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse located at 1828 3rd Avenue in Rock Island. Please bring a current headshot & resume and prepare 16-32 bars (or one verse and one chorus) of a pop/rock song. Singing a song from show is highly encouraged! Bring sheet music properly marked as an accompanist will be provided. Be prepared to read from the script and possibly learn a short dance combination. Rehearsals will be begin... Read More

Rock Island’s Circa ’21 Hosts Music On The Marquee TONIGHT!

June 7th, 2022
Performers atop the Circa marquee on the 1921 former movie palace.

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 will be... Read More