Davenport Junior Theatre Celebrating 70th Anniversary This Weekend

For 70 years, Davenport Junior Theatre (DJT) has been making “theatre for kids, by kids.” America’s second oldest children’s theatre is right here in the Quad Cities and getting ready for a grand celebration for all to attend. “An arts organization does not magically stand the test of time,” said Daniel Sheridan, Development Director and former Artistic Director for Junior Theatre Incorporated. “The foundation of this program was built back in the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s when our founder, Mary Fluhrer-Nighswander, rallied a community around the cause of kids learning to communicate... Read More