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Hey Baby, Blue Christmas Elvis Show Droppin’ At Circa

November 15th, 2019

Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse in Rock Island is pleased to welcome back Robert Shaw and the Lonely Street Band in BLUE CHRISTMAS: A Rock ‘n’ Roll Holiday Extravaganza for two performances on December 5.  This show features many of Elvis Presley’s favorite holiday hits. Door times for the evening performance are 5:45, buffet from 6 to 7 and concert at 7:15 p.m. Tickets for the evening show are $56.10. Doors open for the matinee performance at 11:45, with a plated lunch from 12 to 12:45 and concert at 1 p.m. Tickets for the matinee performances are $50.33 per person. Tickets for either... Read More

ELF The Musical Brings Holiday Magic to Circa ‘21

November 3rd, 2019

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear! ELF The Musical takes the stage at Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse (1828 3rd Avenue Rock Island) Friday Nov 8 (with preview performances on Wednesday Nov 6 and Thursday Nov 7) and will continue through Sunday Dec 29. Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf on his quest to find his true identity. Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human, until... Read More

The Rocky Horror Show Returns to the Quad Cities!

October 15th, 2019

That sweet transvestite and his motley crew are back doing the time warp this October! The Rocky Horror Show returns to The Circa ’21 Speakeasy (1818 3rd Avenue Rock Island) for a limited time between Friday Oct 18 and Sunday Oct 27. 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... Read More

Singin’ in the Rain Continues to Impress Audiences

October 14th, 2019

The Greatest Movie Musical Of All Time comes to the Quad Cities! Tap your toes and sing along in this splashy adaptation of the celebrated and beloved film, Singin’ in the Rain, at Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse (1828 3rd Avenue Rock Island) which continues to grace the stage through Saturday Nov 2. The “Greatest Movie Musical of All Time” is faithfully and lovingly adapted by Broadway legends, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, from their original award-winning screenplay in Singin’ in the Rain. Each unforgettable scene, song and dance is accounted for, including the show-stopping... Read More

Viva La Divas Return to Speakeasy!

October 3rd, 2019

Experience the PREMIERE Drag Show in the Quad Cities! The Speakeasy (1818 3rd Avenue Rock Island) is thrilled to welcome back the area’s premiere drag show, Viva La Divas, this Friday Oct 4! Now in its seventh year, Viva La Divas is the longest running drag show in the Quad Cities bringing you some of the United States best performers! Viva La Divas has three multiple title holders and Speakeasy favorites… Dementia Jaide, Jamie Summers and Milange Cavalli! This outstanding show cast is the kind you would expect to see in a large market like Chicago, New York and even Las Vegas! Each month... Read More

Elvis Bringing A Hunka Hunka Burnin’ Gospel To Circa

September 18th, 2019

The King is returning to the building. Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse in Rock Island is pleased to welcome back Robert Shaw and the Lonely Street Band in HOW GREAT THOU ART – THE GOSPEL MUSIC OF ELVIS PRESLEY for two performances on October 3. Door times for the October 3 evening performance are 5:45, buffet from 6 to 7 and concert at 7:15 p.m. Tickets for the evening show are $54.60. Doors open for the matinee performance at 11:45, with a plated lunch from 12 to 12:45 and concert at 1 p.m. Tickets for the matinee performances are $48.83 per person. Tickets for either show may be purchased... Read More

‘Shear Madness’ Is A Hilarious Slice Of Fun

August 1st, 2019

Circa ‘21’s “Shear Madness” is “sheerly” hilarious, a wild, raucous romp that lives up to its name. With a terrifically talented cast that exudes a goofy sense of fun every moment they’re onstage, it’s a must-see for anyone looking for a funny night out. As the longest-running non-musical theatrical production worldwide, the snappy show has been cutting up audiences for decades around the globe, including Circa, and for good reason, it’s a wonderful showcase for talented improvisational performers while retaining the outline of an entertaining premise that promises laughs. “Shear,”... Read More

Experience Shear Madness at Circa ‘21

July 22nd, 2019

Back by popular demand, Shear Madness returns to the Circa ’21 stage! Shear Madness will take the stage at Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse (1828 3rd Avenue Rock Island) this Wednesday Jul 24 and will continue through Saturday Sep 7. After 38 years, this is the longest running comedy in history — And for good reason! America’s favorite comedy whodunit delights audiences with its unique blend of madcap improvisation and spine-tickling mystery. Shear Madness takes place in a hair salon and is chock full of up-to-the-minute spontaneous humor. During the course of the action, a murder is committed... Read More

Circa Brings The ‘Fever,’ ‘Kinky,’ ‘Beauty’ And More In New Season

June 26th, 2019

Located in downtown Rock Island, the Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse has been treating audiences to the finest in dining and professional stage entertainment for the past 42 years. For the venue’s sure-to-be-spectacular 43rd season, beginning this November, the venue is proud to announce a lineup boasting six sensational productions – among them a legendary musical-comedy classic, a returning Christmastime favorite, a winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, and the Circa ’21 debut of a Tony-winning Broadway and Disney smash! Circa ’21 productions are performed on... Read More

Speakeasy Debuting ‘(Not So) Newlywed Game Show’

June 23rd, 2019

For the last eight years, The Speakeasy in downtown Rock Island has been the diverse entertainment venue in the Quad Cities!  From Bottom’s Up Quad City Burlesque and Manscape (the area’s only male burlesque revue) to Windy City Dueling Pianos, Viva La Divas Drag Show, The Manny Lopez Big Band, countless stand up comedy and improv comedy shows and monthly trivia contests, there is truly something for everyone at The Speakeasy! The theater is thrilled to announce its newest show THE (NOT SO) NEWLYWED GAME SHOW. The first performance will be on Saturday, June 29. This will be similar... Read More

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