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Playcrafters Holding Auditions For ‘Little Women’ Tomorrow

April 28th, 2023
Playcrafters Holding Auditions For 'Little Women' Tomorrow

Little Women AUDITIONS By Louisa May Alcott, adapted by Marisha Chamberlain Directed by Madelyn Dorta Auditions will take place at Playcrafters Barn Theatre in Moline… -Saturday, April 29th from 1-3 PM -Sunday, April 30th from 4-6 PM Performance Dates: • Friday, July 21 – Sunday, July 23 • Friday, July 28 – Sunday, July 30 • July 25-27 (Benefit performances) Rehearsals will depend on the actors’ availability and will begin around May 15th. All actors who are cast must be available for all show dates, as well as tech week. Play Summary: Under the guidance of their beloved mother,... Read More

Muscatine Sip And Shop, ‘Threepenny Opera,’ Beaux Arts And More In Illinois And Iowa FUN10!

May 1st, 2022
Muscatine Sip And Shop, 'Threepenny Opera,' Beaux Arts And More In Illinois And Iowa 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

Davenport’s St. Ambrose Presenting ‘Little Women, The Broadway Musical’ This Weekend

April 29th, 2022
Davenport's St. Ambrose Presenting 'Little Women, The Broadway Musical' This Weekend

St Ambrose Theatre presents ‘Little Women the Broadway Musical.’ Produced nationally and internationally, Little Women has been praised by critics for its ambition in adapting such a well-known story for the stage. This timeless, captivating story is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope and everlasting love. The original production starred the unparalleled Sutton Foster, who received Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk nominations for her performance. Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters,... Read More

Iowa And Illinois FUN10 Features Royal Princess Ball, Way Down Wanderers, ‘Little Women’ And More!

April 24th, 2022
Iowa And Illinois FUN10 Features Royal Princess Ball, Way Down Wanderers, 'Little Women' And More!

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

St. Ambrose Presents Little Women April 29-May 1

April 17th, 2022
St. Ambrose Presents Little Women April 29-May 1

St Ambrose Theatre presents ‘Little Women the Broadway Musical.’ Produced nationally and internationally, Little Women has been praised by critics for its ambition in adapting such a well-known story for the stage. This timeless, captivating story is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope and everlasting love. The original production starred the unparalleled Sutton Foster, who received Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk nominations for her performance. Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women follows the adventures... Read More

Shifting The Lens

January 6th, 2020
Shifting The Lens

There are two incontrovertible facts: the first is that Louisa May Alcott was a fascinating human being. Her parents were Transcendentalists. She took lessons from Henry David Thoreau. She wrote a play for the Boston Theater and subsequently burned it due to infighting between her actors. Alcott briefly served as a nurse during the Civil War, survived typhoid fever, was a feminist, and was active in the abolitionist movement. To put it plainly, she was a baller. Oh, also? She wrote Little Women. That brings us to the second incontrovertible fact, which is that up until very recently, I was almost... Read More