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Rock Island’s Genesius Guild Wraps Up Their Season This Weekend With ‘The Wasps’

July 20th, 2023
Rock Island's Genesius Guild Wraps Up Their Season This Weekend With 'The Wasps'

The Genesius Guild is closing their 2023 season with the comedy The Wasps. Performances will be held July 22, 23, 29, and 30 at 7:00 PM and will be held at the Don Wooten Stage in Lincoln Park. Admission is free. The production of The Wasps continues the Guild’s tradition of ending their seasons with a lighthearted rewritten Greek comedy. This year’s script was written by T Green and Calvin Vo, the duo behind the Quad Cities’ Haus of Ruckus. As in many of Genesius’ Greek comedies, the basic plotline remains intact. An old man named Philocleon is addicted to politics and... Read More

Rock Island’s Genesius Guild presents Othello Tonight

July 15th, 2023

The Genesius Guild is bringing a well-known Shakespeare tragedy back to their stage as they stage Othello July 8, 9, 15, and 16.  All performances begin at 7:00 PM and will be held at the Don Wooten Stage in Lincoln Park. Admission is free. Othello tells the tragic tale of a military commander who marries Desdemona, a beautiful, wealthy Venetian woman, against her father’s wishes. Calm and patient by nature, Othello is slowly tormented by one of his junior officers, Iago, who seeks revenge after Othello passed over Iago for a military promotion. Over the course of the play Iago slowly... Read More

Shakespeare in the Park Returns to Rock Island Tonight!

June 17th, 2023
Shakespeare in the Park Returns to Rock Island Tonight!

Free outdoor theater returns to Lincoln Park as the Genesis Guild season opens with “The Two Gentlemen of Verona!” Come enjoy some free Shakespeare in the park – performances are June 17, and 18 at 7:00 PM. Thought by some scholars to be the first play written by Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona is a comedy that tells the story of two young men, sent away from home to learn how to be gentlemen, who fall in love with the same woman. Two Gentlemen of Verona is also the Genesius Guild’s annual high school production, with a cast featuring outstanding talent from high schools across... Read More

Rock Island’s Genesius Guild Holding Auditions for 2023 Season

April 11th, 2023
Rock Island's Genesius Guild Holding Auditions for 2023 Season

Calling all thespians! The Genesius Guild is holding auditions for their 2023 season next week. Auditions will be held April 11 and 13 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Augustana College’s Wilson Center (3750 7th Ave. Rock Island, IL 61201) and April 15 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM at the Genesius Guild’s stage in Lincoln Park, Rock Island. Genesius welcomes auditions from anyone, whether they are new to the stage or are veteran actors. In addition to in-person auditions, the Genesius Guild is also accepting video submissions. Those who are unable to audition in person can record a... Read More

Illinois Shakespeare In The Park? Genesius Guild Brings It With ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’

July 21st, 2022
Illinois Shakespeare In The Park? Genesius Guild Brings It With 'Midsummer Night's Dream'

Rock Island’s famed Genesius Guild will present Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” July 23-24. Performances are on the outdoor stage at Rock Island’s Lincoln Park located at 38th St. and 11th Avenue in Rock Island. All performances begin at 7 pm and it is recommended guests arrive around 6:30pm to secure a good view of the stage. 2022 Genesius Guild schedule July 23, 24 Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream July 30, 31; August 6, 7 Aristophanes: The Frogs Learn more here: https://www.genesius.org  Read More

Lots Of Illinois And Iowa Summer Fun Found In Your Weekly FUN10!

July 17th, 2022
Lots Of Illinois And Iowa Summer Fun Found In Your Weekly FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Painting Parties, Cake At RIBCO, Spicy Comedy And More In This Week’s Fun10!Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week... Read More

Rock Island’s Genesius Guild Presents Shakespeare’s ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’

July 16th, 2022
Rock Island's Genesius Guild Presents Shakespeare's 'Midsummer Night's Dream'

Rock Island’s famed Genesius Guild will present Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” July 16-17 and 23-24. Performances are on the outdoor stage at Rock Island’s Lincoln Park located at 38th St. and 11th Avenue in Rock Island. All performances begin at 7 pm and it is recommended guests arrive around 6:30pm to secure a good view of the stage. 2022 Genesius Guild schedule July 16, 17, 23, 24 Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream July 30, 31; August 6, 7 Aristophanes: The Frogs Learn more here: https://www.genesius.org  Read More

Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Plays Rock Island July 16-24

July 10th, 2022
Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Plays Rock Island July 16-24

Rock Island’s famed Genesius Guild will present Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” July 16-17 and 23-24. Performances are on the outdoor stage at Rock Island’s Lincoln Park located at 38th St. and 11th Avenue in Rock Island. All performances begin at 7 pm and it is recommended guests arrive around 6:30pm to secure a good view of the stage. 2022 Genesius Guild schedule July 16, 17, 23, 24 Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream July 30, 31; August 6, 7 Aristophanes: The Frogs Learn more here: https://www.genesius.org  Read More

Genesius Guild Presents Free Theater In The Park With ‘Electra’ This Weekend In Rock Island

July 2nd, 2022
Genesius Guild Presents Free Theater In The Park With 'Electra' This Weekend In Rock Island

Genesius Guild is presenting “Electra” at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Sunday night. Outdoor theater is back in the QC this summer! Join the Genesius Guild as we open our 2022 season with a classic. Come enjoy free theater in the park! The show is free and open to the public.  Read More

Get Your Ticket To Fun In Illinois And Iowa With This Week’s FUN10!

June 26th, 2022
Get Your Ticket To Fun In Illinois And Iowa With This Week's FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More