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Help Genesius Guild Make Magic in 2022

December 2nd, 2021
Help Genesius Guild Make Magic in 2022

Help Genesius Guild make magic in 2022! Please consider donating to their GoFundMe to make your mark on our 2022 season. https://www.gofundme.com/f/genesius-guild-2021-givingtuesday-fundraiser  Read More

Rock Island’s Genesius Guild Resumes Audio Productions

August 31st, 2021
Rock Island's Genesius Guild Resumes Audio Productions

Fans of the Genesius Guild will not need to wait until next summer to enjoy new productions. The Guild resumed their audio production series with a doubleheader of Fog by Eugene O’Neill and Enemies by Hutchins Hapgood and Neith Boyce. You can listen to the audio production by visiting the Genesius Guild website (www.genesius.org) or by searching for “Genesius Guild Radio Productions” on your favorite podcast platform. This production includes the Genesius Guild’s first foray into the work of Eugene O’Neill. O’Neill was the single most famous and influential... Read More

Genesius Guild Season Finale Bows At Rock Island’s Lincoln Park Tonight

July 25th, 2021
Genesius Guild Season Finale Bows At Rock Island's Lincoln Park Tonight

The Genesius Guild will close the 2021 season by going back to their roots with a Greek tragedy. Euripides’ Hippolytus will be staged for the last time today at 7 p.m. at the Don Wooten Stage in Lincoln Park, Rock Island. Admission is free. This performance continues a longstanding tradition. The Genesius Guild’s first performance in Lincoln Park was Antigone by Sophocles, and the group has continued to perform a Greek tragedy, in mask, each season. Genesius Guild is the only theater in the United States to make Greek tragedy in mask an annual occurrence. Hippolytus tells the story... Read More

Rock Island’s Genesius Guild Closing Season With ‘Hippolytus’ This Weekend

July 23rd, 2021
Rock Island's Genesius Guild Closing Season With 'Hippolytus' This Weekend

The Genesius Guild will close the 2021 season by going back to their roots with a Greek tragedy. Euripides’ Hippolytus will be staged July 24, and 25. All performances begin at 7:00 PM and will be held at the Don Wooten Stage in Lincoln Park, Rock Island. Admission is free.   This performance continues a longstanding tradition. The Genesius Guild’s first performance in Lincoln Park was Antigone by Sophocles, and the group has continued to perform a Greek tragedy, in mask, each season. Genesius Guild is the only theater in the United States to make Greek tragedy in mask an annual... Read More

Tomfoolery At Tremont, Theater At Playcrafters, Virtual Concerts And More In This Week’s FUN10

July 18th, 2021
Tomfoolery At Tremont, Theater At Playcrafters, Virtual Concerts And More In 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

Genesius Guild presents Euripides’ Hippolytus In Rock Island’s Lincoln Park This Weekend

July 15th, 2021
Genesius Guild presents Euripides’ Hippolytus In Rock Island's Lincoln Park This Weekend

The Genesius Guild will close the 2021 season by going back to their roots with a Greek tragedy. Euripides’ Hippolytus will be staged July 17, 18, 24, and 25. All performances begin at 7:00 PM and will be held at the Don Wooten Stage in Lincoln Park, Rock Island. Admission is free. This performance continues a longstanding tradition. The Genesius Guild’s first performance in Lincoln Park was Antigone by Sophocles, and the group has continued to perform a Greek tragedy, in mask, each season. Genesius Guild is the only theater in the United States to make Greek tragedy in mask an annual occurrence. Hippolytus... Read More

Genesius Guild To Present “Shakespeare’s Life in His Works”

June 29th, 2021
Genesius Guild To Present “Shakespeare's Life in His Works”

The Genesius Guild’s 2021 season continues with a joint Don Wooten and William Shakespeare production, Shakespeare’s Life in His Works, with performances at 7 p.m. on July 3, 4, 10, and 11. All performances are held at the Don Wooten Stage in Lincoln Park, Rock Island, and admission is free. Originally developed by Don Wooten (who founded Genesius Guild in 1956) as a readers’ theater production many years ago, Shakespeare’s Life in His Works has been adapted to fit the stage. The show explores Shakespeare’s life and his tremendous impact on the English language... Read More

REVIEW: Genesius Guild’s ‘Measure for Measure’ Really Measures up

June 24th, 2021
REVIEW: Genesius Guild's 'Measure for Measure' Really Measures up

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? More specifically, a summer evening spent watching a performance of Shakespeare as the sun shines golden on a stone amphitheater? Genesius Guild is showing “Measure for Measure (abridged)”, which will run for two more nights on June 26 and June 27 at 7pm in the Rock Island Lincoln Park “Measure for Measure” showcased a metatheatrical experience and began by introducing the actors to the stage as themselves. Throughout the play, the actors remained visible to the audience. Such a peculiar opening invites the audience to partake in... Read More

Genesius Guild Offers Shakespeare In The Rock Island Park With ‘Measure For Measure’

June 22nd, 2021
Genesius Guild Offers Shakespeare In The Rock Island Park With 'Measure For Measure'

An adapted version of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure is currently running to open Genesius Guild’s 2021 season with the next performances at 7 p.m. on June 26 and 27. All performances are held at the Don Wooten Stage in Lincoln Park, 1120 40th St., Rock Island, and admission is free. Opening weekend marks the Genesius Guild’s return to live theater after cancelling the 2020 season. Sometimes known as one of Shakespeare’s problem plays – shows that are not explicitly comedies or tragedies – Measure for Measure is a “fascinating exploration of how power can corrupt, with comedic... Read More

Teen Reading Nights, Free Outdoor Concerts, And David Bowie In This Week’s QuadCities FUN10!

June 20th, 2021
Teen Reading Nights, Free Outdoor Concerts, And David Bowie In This Week's QuadCities 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