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Get A Little Sunshine In Your Life With Great Pop Hits At Rock Island’s Circa ’21

February 19th, 2020

Need a little Sunshine in your life? Tomorrow night, you can cut through the gloom with some great pop songs and performance as Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse is thrilled to be hosting an all-ages pop music cabaret on Thursday, Feb. 20 called A NIGHT OF SUNSHINE, featuring one of the theatre’s most popular performers, Sunshine Ramsey. A long-time Bootlegger, performer and member of our ticket office staff, Ramsey is thrilled to finally be back on the Circa ’21 stage with an-all new cabaret! This will be the fifth time that Sunshine has hosted her own show at the theatre. Each of the previous... Read More

Find Humor in The Worst Valentine’s Day at The Speakeasy

February 13th, 2020

The Speakeasy (1818 3rd Avenue), in downtown Rock Island, has the perfect comedy show for those of you who find it therapeutic (or just funny) to hear about other people’s dating and romance disasters and/or success stories! Doors for The Worst Valentine’s Day open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 the day of the show and can be reserved by calling 309-786-7733, ext. 2 or online at https://www.thecirca21speakeasy.com/events. The Lunchbox sketch comedy troupe is back with another Valentine’s spectacular full of terrible dates, incorrect holiday... Read More

A Night Of Sunshine Rising At Circa ’21

February 7th, 2020

Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse is thrilled to be hosting a cabaret on Thursday, Feb. 20 called A NIGHT OF SUNSHINE, featuring one of the theatre’s most popular performers, Sunshine Ramsey. A long-time Bootlegger, performer and member of our ticket office staff, Ramsey is thrilled to finally be back on the Circa ’21 stage with an-all new cabaret! This will be the fifth time that Sunshine has hosted her own show at the theatre. Each of the previous four shows have sold out. “Sunshine is so popular here at the theatre; everyone loves seeing her perform, especially in her own cabarets,” said... Read More

Circa’s ‘Kinky Boots’ A Fabulous Early Contender For Show Of The Year

January 17th, 2020

Kinky Boots Through March 14 Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse, 1726 3rd Ave., Rock Island (309) 786-7733, ext. 2 www.circa21.com   We’re barely past two weeks into 2020 and already we’ve got a strong contender for best show of the year. Circa ‘21’s “Kinky Boots” is indeed that good, a fantastic staging of a fabulous show, featuring a number of touching, buoyant moments, wonderful performances and terrific material. It’s such a magical, uplifting evening of entertainment, one of pure joy and spirit, with a positive message that doesn’t feel preachy, but rather, common sense. Wonderfully... Read More

Kinky Boots Steps Into Circa ‘21

January 12th, 2020

The moment we’ve all been waiting for has almost arrived! That’s right, Kinky Boots is back in the Quad Cities! Preview Performances of six-time Tony Award Winner, Kinky Boots, will take place Wednesday Jan 15 and Thursday Jan 16 at Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse (1828 3rd Avenue Rock Island. The show will then continue through Saturday Mar 14. With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS takes you... Read More

The Manny Lopez Big Band Jazzin’ Things Up at The Speakeasy

January 7th, 2020

Head down to The Speakeasy for some great Jazz music this Friday night! The Manny Lopez Big Band heads back to The Circa ’21 Speakeasy (1818 3rd Avenue Rock Island) this Friday Jan 10. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the concert starts at 6 p.m. This band includes musicians from the Quad Cities area in addition to others from across the Midwest! You’ll hear some of the greatest hits from the big band era during this two-hour show! Food options will be available for purchase, such as sandwich baskets and pizza. The Speakeasy also offers a full bar. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 the day of... Read More

QC Scene Looks Back On The Images Of 2019, Part Two

December 30th, 2019
Various decorated rocks from the QC Rocks project

We’re looking back on a great year of entertainment, sports and features here at QuadCities.com, and QC Scene is here to display some of the images of the year, featuring the places, people and events that made the year great! Here’s part one of our look back in pictures:  Read More

Circa’s ‘Elf’ Is A Cute Holiday Treat

November 22nd, 2019

Circa ‘21’s “Elf” is a cute, fun holiday concoction, and was eaten up and greeted with smiles like Christmas cookies the night I saw it. With a fun live take on the blockbuster holiday film, a fantastic cast, wonderful sets and costumes and a terrific star giving it the perfect tone of goofiness and levity, it’s excellent holiday fare. There are flaws to the show, to be sure, but “Elf” is like winter’s first snowflake – you greet it with a smile, it reminds you of Christmas cheer, and you don’t want to put too much thought into it or it’ll ruin the moment. Sure, there are... Read More

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

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