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Gilda’s Club Quad-Cities And Comedy Sportz Team Up For Laughs Against Cancer

September 22nd, 2023
Gilda's Club Quad-Cities And Comedy Sportz Team Up For Laughs Against Cancer

Laughs Against Cancer takes place at 6 p.m. tonight at The Spotlight Theatre, 1800 7th Ave, Moline. As with every ComedySportz improv show the event will be family friendly – Rate E for Everybody! Tickets will be available at the door. Main Event Doors open at 6:00pm and Event Starts at 7:00pm All proceeds raised at Laughs Against Cancer stay in this community to benefit the free programs and services provided by Gilda’s Club Quad Cities. Questions? Email events@gildasclubqc.org or call 563-326-7504.  Read More

Comedy Sportz Brings The Funny Back To The Quad-Cities This Weekend!

November 11th, 2022
Comedy Sportz Brings The Funny Back To The Quad-Cities This Weekend!

ComedySportz® Quad Cities returns to the stage this weekend – November 11 & 12. The show will perform every Friday & Saturday in its new home – The Spotlight Studio located within The Spotlight Theatre in Moline, Illinois Long-time audience favorite improvisors will take the stage this weekend with new players who were a product of auditions held in September. ComedySportz is a fast-paced, hilarious improv “game” with a red team and a blue team competing for the most laughs and the audience always wins. Nothing is scripted or rehearsed prior to the show and the result is... Read More

ComedySportz Quad Cities Opens November 11 & 12

November 9th, 2022
ComedySportz Quad Cities Opens November 11 & 12

ComedySportz® Quad Cities returns to the stage this weekend – November 11 & 12. The show will perform every Friday & Saturday in its new home – The Spotlight Studio located within The Spotlight Theatre in Moline, Illinois Long-time audience favorite improvisors will take the stage this weekend with new players who were a product of auditions held in September. ComedySportz is a fast-paced, hilarious improv “game” with a red team and a blue team competing for the most laughs and the audience always wins. Nothing is scripted or rehearsed prior to the show and the result is... Read More

ComedySportz Quad Cities Relaunches At Spotlight Studio

August 30th, 2022
ComedySportz Quad Cities Relaunches At Spotlight Studio

ComedySportz Quad Cities is re-launching at The Spotlight Theatre’s new Spotlight Studio this November. ComedySportz is a fast-paced, all-ages improvisational comedy show that uses audience suggestions in a highly competitive “game” between a red team and a blue team. The teams compete for the most laughs. There is no script or plan prior to each performance resulting in non-stop laughs for the players and audience. ComedySportz is a global brand with locations in 25 cities around the world. ComedySportz was originally brought to the Quad Cities in 1990 by Denny Hitchcock. Hitchcock gave... Read More

ComedySportz Quad-Cities Holding Auditions in September

August 24th, 2022
ComedySportz Quad-Cities Holding Auditions in September

MOLINE, IL – ComedySportz® Quad Cities, the returning improvisational comedy group based out of The Spotlight Studio in Moline, are announcing auditions for their roster. Auditions will be held at The Spotlight Theatre, 1800 7th Avenue in Moline, IL, and anyone wishing to audition should plan to attend only one of three opportunities: Tuesday, September 6th and Wednesday, September 7th at 6 p.m., or on Sunday, September 11th at 2 p.m. Each audition will last approximately 2½ hours, and anyone attending must be at least 17-years old. No improv or stage experience is necessary – just... Read More

BREAKING: Comedy Sportz Returning To Quad-Cities At Moline’s Spotlight Studio

August 16th, 2022
BREAKING: Comedy Sportz Returning To Quad-Cities At Moline's Spotlight Studio

BREAKING NEWS: Comedy Sportz is back. As previously reported on QuadCities.com, the popular, family-friendly improvisational comedy troupe will re-launch in November at Moline’s Spotlight Studio with its familiar slate of upbeat, one-of-a-kind, all-ages shows. ComedySportz is a fast-paced, all-ages improvisational comedy show that uses audience suggestions in a highly competitive “game” between a red team and a blue team. The teams compete for the most laughs. There is no script or plan prior to each performance resulting in non-stop laughs for the players and audience. ComedySportz is... Read More

What’s The Good News For Illinois And Iowa This Month?

August 15th, 2022
What's The Good News For Illinois And Iowa This Month?

Looking for some good news in your life? Check out What’s The Good News! Every month, QuadCities.com and KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live” team up to offer you a rundown of some of the fun, interesting, and positive things going on in and around the area. So, what’s the good news this month? Davenport Hires First Wrestling Coach For Girls Team For the first time ever, the Davenport Community School District will have a sanctioned, girls’ wrestling team. Josh Park has been named the head coach and will oversee wrestlers from Davenport North, Central and West High Schools. “I’m every... Read More

Remembering A Giant On The Quad-Cities Comedy Scene: RIP George Schulz

June 28th, 2022
Remembering A Giant On The Quad-Cities Comedy Scene: RIP George Schulz

One of the giants of the Quad-Cities comedy scene over the past couple of decades is gone. George Schulz, a beloved anchor performer for Comedy Sportz and its various offshoot projects including GiT, passed away today. Schulz has been eulogized and mourned by hundreds of local comedy and theater performers and fans. His close friend and fellow performer Jeff DeLeon posted on his Facebook, “It still doesn’t seem real. My brother in the improv trenches, confidant, buddy I could nerd out with over stupid stuff, and panda-in-human-form friend… ‘Big G’ George Schulz is gone. While... Read More

Late Nite Comedy Shows Return To Moline’s Black Box Theatre This Weekend

September 21st, 2021
Late Nite Comedy Shows Return To Moline's Black Box Theatre This Weekend

The Late Nite Shows featuring Wisenheimer plays The Black Box Theatre in downtown Moline on Saturday, September 25 at 7:30 pm.   Wisenheimer – the best in long form improvisational comedy celebrates 10 years this coming December. The troupe of Leslie Mitchell, Jeff De Leon, and Jen Kuhle have a myriad of improv training from nationally renowned institutions, and travel the country performing at comedy festivals. In 2015, the troupe launched Wisenheimer: The Podcast – available on Apple Podcasts and Stitcher. Opening for Wisenheimer is Des Moines stand-up comedian Jameson Cox. Originally... Read More

Get ‘Shakespeared’ At Moline’s Black Box Theatre Saturday Night

July 30th, 2021
Get 'Shakespeared' At Moline's Black Box Theatre Saturday Night

Those crazy lads and ladies of The Late Nite Show are back with “Shakespeared” at The Black Box Theatre in downtown Moline on 5th Avenue. Improvisers present an all-new “lost” play by William Shakespeare. Blending classic iambic pentameter and vernacular vulgarity, this show is hilarious, not high brow. Come hither, peasants! Rated R for Raucous. Tickets are $10 online at theblackboxtheatre.com or get them at the door. Beverages available for a donation. So, come one, come all to “Shakespeared” July 31 at 7:30 pm.  Read More