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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

New York Native Has Close 9/11 Connection in Advance of Black Box Drama

September 8th, 2021
New York Native Has Close 9/11 Connection in Advance of Black Box Drama

While he’s probably at least two decades older than the fire captain he’s playing in the new Black Box Theatre production, Jim Harris is otherwise the perfect choice to help commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy. The 68-year-old native of Brooklyn, N.Y. – who moved to the Quad-Cities three years ago to be closer to his daughter and their family – plays Nick in “The Guys” by Anne Nelson. Based on a true story, in the two-person play opening Thursday, it’s less than two weeks after the September 11th attacks, and New Yorkers are still in shock. One of them, an editor... Read More