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The Mockingbird on Main and Max Moline to Present An Oak Tree Featuring The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Actor Ben Gougeon

November 22nd, 2021
The Mockingbird on Main and Max Moline to Present An Oak Tree Featuring The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Actor Ben Gougeon

The Mockingbird on Main and Max Moline present the Quad Cities premiere of Tim Crouch’s An Oak Tree. Directed by Mr. Moline and starring Ben Gougeon, a veteran actor of stage and screen who has recently relocated to the Quad Cities, An Oak Tree will be performed at The Mockingbird on Main in Davenport from November 26 – December 5, Inspired by Michael Craig-Martin’s 1974 conceptual work of art of the same name, An Oak Tree was first performed by author Tim Crouch at the 2005 Edinburgh Festival, where it took home the Herald Angel Award. It has subsequently played at theatres and festivals... Read More

Davenport’s Mockingbird Brings The Laughs With New Comedy Series, Funny Bird

November 19th, 2021
Davenport's Mockingbird Brings The Laughs With New Comedy Series, Funny Bird

The Mockingbird on Main kicks off its new comedy series, THE FUNNY BIRD, this Saturday, November 20 at 8pm! The debut features Funny Bird’s co-creator and host Dana Moss-Peterson (dubbed Dipshit Dana) along with with Quad City stand-up aficionados Chris Starman, Pubali Kundu and Colin Mattox. “The art of comedy seems a silly and simple endeavor… But it’s a high wire act and often there is no safety net,” Moss-Peterson said. “You tap dance through the inferno, hoping to make it through to the other side and as a comedian you are always chasing the next laugh, languishing against... Read More

Jacques Alope Invading Davenport’s Mockingbird On Main Again This Weekend

November 12th, 2021
Jacques Alope Invading Davenport's Mockingbird On Main Again This Weekend

Jacques Alope is invading Davenport‘s Mockingbird on Main theater, 320 N. Main St. again this weekend! This irreverent one act production brings the world of the play to life with cartoonish characters, live music, and puppets. Dates and times are: November 12, 13 at 7:34pm Doors open at 6:59pm Get your tickets here.  Read More

Haus Of Ruckus Unleashes Jacques Alope On Davenport’s Mockingbird On Main

November 5th, 2021
Haus Of Ruckus Unleashes Jacques Alope On Davenport's Mockingbird On Main

Jacques Alope is coming to Davenport‘s Mockingbird on Main theater, 320 N. Main St.! This irreverent one act production brings the world of the play to life with cartoonish characters, live music, and puppets. Dates and times are: November 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13 at 7:34pm Doors open at 6:59pm Get your tickets here.  Read More

Jacques Alope Coming To Davenport’s Mockingbird On Main

November 3rd, 2021
Jacques Alope Coming To Davenport's Mockingbird On Main

Jacques Alope is coming to Davenport’s Mockingbird on Main theater, 320 N. Main St.! This irreverent one act production brings the world of the play to life with cartoonish characters, live music, and puppets. Dates and times are: November 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13 at 7:34pm Doors open at 6:59pm Get your tickets here.  Read More

Quad-Cities Theaters Tackle Thorny Issue of Diversity and Inclusion

October 9th, 2021
Quad-Cities Theaters Tackle Thorny Issue of Diversity and Inclusion

Saturday in the Arts is a weekly feature covering a trend, subject, event or personality of local interest. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for the best entertainment and arts coverage in the area, QuadCities.com! How do you solve a problem like diversity in live theater? From Broadway to the Quad-Cities, theatrical organizations of all kinds are wrestling with this thorny issue, now more than ever. Long before the widespread racial reckoning that’s taken place nationwide in the past 17 months (post-George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Black Lives Matter, which has only intensified),... Read More

Davenport’s Mockingbird Presents ‘Enemy Of The People’ This Weekend

October 6th, 2021
Davenport's Mockingbird Presents 'Enemy Of The People' This Weekend

“Enemy of the People” will be performed at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 7-9 at Mockingbird on Main, 320 N. Main St., Davenport . Tickets are $15, available HERE. Mockingbird On Main will require all guests, artists, volunteers, staff, sponsors, and media to show valid proof of full vaccination in order to enter. Proof of vaccination may be digital or a physical card. Additionally, all patrons must wear a mask while inside the theater. ​Children under 12 and unvaccinated patrons must provide proof of a negative Covid test no more than 72 hours prior to attending an indoor performance.  Read More

REVIEW: Thought-Provoking New “Enemy” a Friend to Quad-Cities Theater at Mockingbird

October 3rd, 2021
REVIEW: Thought-Provoking New “Enemy” a Friend to Quad-Cities Theater at Mockingbird

When I heard that the prolific, amazing Alex Richardson was updating the 1882 Henrik Ibsen play “An Enemy of the People” to a tighter, slimmer, modern version – addressing science, disease, truth, corruption, adultery and journalism – I briefly wondered if there would be a spin on one of Donald Trump’s endlessly repeated lies, the press as the real enemy of the people. That phrase is surprisingly not uttered in the utterly absorbing, thought-provoking “Enemy of the People” at the new Mockingbird on Main in downtown Davenport, but Richardson has made the taut drama (with good doses... Read More

Lowland Block Party, Paa Kow, ‘Company,’ And More Invade This Week’s FUN10

October 3rd, 2021
Lowland Block Party, Paa Kow, 'Company,' And More Invade 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

Davenport’s Mockingbird On Main Presenting ‘Enemy Of The People’ Through Sunday

September 30th, 2021
Davenport's Mockingbird On Main Presenting 'Enemy Of The People' Through Sunday

“Enemy of the People” will be performed at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 30-Oct. 2 and Oct. 7-9 at Mockingbird on Main, 320 N. Main St., Davenport . Tickets are $15, available HERE. Mockingbird On Main will require all guests, artists, volunteers, staff, sponsors, and media to show valid proof of full vaccination in order to enter. Proof of vaccination may be digital or a physical card. Additionally, all patrons must wear a mask while inside the theater. ​Children under 12 and unvaccinated patrons must provide proof of a negative Covid test no more than 72 hours prior to attending... Read More