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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

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

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

Continue the Holiday Celebration at Rock Island Downtown Library!

December 23rd, 2018

It’s the day after Christmas, and you’re done celebrating. What do you do? Grab that Ugly Sweater for one last wear and enjoy some holiday classics at the library! The Rock Island Downtown Library (401 19th Street Rock Island) is hosting Holiday Movie Marathon/Ugly Sweater day this Wednesday Dec 26 from 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Stop in, enjoy some hot chocolate, watch a few holiday movies and compete in an Ugly Sweater Contest! Movie Schedule: 9:30 – 11:15 a.m.                          Elf 11:30 – 1 p.m.                               ... Read More

Family Christmas Lighting Event at The Spotlight Theatre!

November 29th, 2018

Are you looking for some free family-friendly holiday fun this weekend? Make plans to attend The Spotlight Event Center’s (1800 7th Avenue Moline) Family Christmas Light Event this Saturday Dec 1 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. Admission is FREE! Enjoy holiday festivities and be the first to experience the Spotlight’s outside lighting display, complete with Santa, Mrs. Claus, and the elves! You can also enjoy a story with Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Green Room or put together a Christmas craft to take home. There will be food, a hot cocoa bar, and Christmas cookies for purchase, as well as a cash... Read More

‘Elf,’ ‘Bridges’ and more: Circa ’21 Unveils Its 41st Season

June 7th, 2017

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 40 years. And for the venue’s sure-to-be-sensational 41st season, beginning this November, the venue is proud to announce a lineup boasting six marvelous productions that have never before been seen on the Circa ’21 stage – among them three new musicals based on beloved movies, the latest in the popular Church Basement Ladies series, and one of the most popular Broadway titles in the history of American theatre. Circa... Read More

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