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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

Faust’s New Father’s Day Play ‘Dad and Me’ Gets Laughs And Heart From An Odd Couple

June 17th, 2016
Faust’s New Father’s Day Play ‘Dad and Me’ Gets Laughs And Heart From An Odd Couple

Fathers and sons always have interesting relationships, and that dynamic, in an “Odd Couple” type of fashion, is being explored by veteran actor/director Don Faust this weekend, making his area debut with a new show of his creation, “Dad and Me,” which will be performed at 7 p.m. June 17-18, 24-25 and 3 p.m. June 19 and 26 at Metropolitan Community Church of the Quad Cities, located at 2930 W. Locust Street, Davenport. The show, written and directed by Faust, is described as “an original adult comedy with heart” that is recommend for adult and/or teen audiences only. The plot involves... Read More