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Davenport’s Mockingbird On Main Debuting ‘Anywhere But Here’

March 25th, 2023
Davenport's Mockingbird On Main Debuting 'Anywhere But Here'

This weekend, a new locally-written show, “Anywhere But Here,” debuts at Davenport’s Mockingbird On Main Theatre. It is spring, 2020. Billy Nielson finds himself back in his parents’ home after living independently and individually for several years. At home he and his parents, with their next door neighbors and lifetime friends, learn how to cohabitate with new relationships, dynamics, and worldviews. Billy- Adam Cerny Amanda- Ashley Hoskins Bill- Jim Harris Mikayla- Gillian Kean Veronica- Emmalee Hilburn Don- Louie Fisher *PAY WHAT YOU CAN* No reservations required! Opening... Read More

Black Box’s ‘Loser’s Bracket’ Is A Winning Comedy

November 22nd, 2019
Black Box’s ‘Loser’s Bracket’ Is A Winning Comedy

Familiarity may breed contempt, but it also breeds humor, especially with the addition of perspective, and you’ll find each element of this formula in “Loser’s Bracket,” the latest show at Moline’s Black Box Theatre. It’s always great to see original works on the local stage, all the better when those works are of a quality to deserve that spot, and “Bracket,” by area playwright Clay Sander, certainly fits that description. The play’s strength is its dialogue and character, both of which ring clear and true to small-and-midsized towns and the long-standing and sometimes strained... Read More