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Davenport’s Mockingbird Flies In ‘Anywhere But Here’ Again This Weekend

March 31st, 2023
Davenport's Mockingbird Flies In 'Anywhere But Here' Again This Weekend

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! March 31 and April... Read More

For Fun Events In Illinois And Iowa This Week Read The FUN10!

March 26th, 2023
For Fun Events In Illinois And Iowa This Week Read The FUN10!

Looking for some fun in Illinois and Iowa this week? Well, if you’re on the prowl for cool things in the Quad-Cities area and beyond, check out our Fun10! 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 entertainment, QuadCities.com! 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... Read More

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

‘Driving Miss Daisy’ Pulls Into Davenport’s Mockingbird Theater This Weekend

February 24th, 2023
'Driving Miss Daisy' Pulls Into Davenport's Mockingbird Theater This Weekend

The Mockingbird On Main will open its 2023 season with the award winning “Driving Miss Daisy” By Alfred Uhry with shows this weekend. The Pulitzer Prize and Academy Award winning “Driving Miss Daisy” is set in Atlanta and spans twenty-five years, from 1948 to 1973. When Daisy Wertham, a stubborn, elderly Southern widow, crashes her new car into the neighbor’s garage, her son, Boolie, forces her to take on a chauffeur. He employs Hoke Coleburn, much to her chagrin. At first, Daisy refuses to rely on a black man to get her from one place to the next and Hoke spends two weeks sitting in... Read More

Davenport’s Mockingbird On Main Opens ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ This Weekend

February 18th, 2023
Davenport's Mockingbird On Main Opens 'Driving Miss Daisy' This Weekend

The Mockingbird On Main will open its 2023 season with the award winning “Driving Miss Daisy” By Alfred Uhry with shows this weekend and Feb. 24-25. The Pulitzer Prize and Academy Award winning “Driving Miss Daisy” is set in Atlanta and spans twenty-five years, from 1948 to 1973. When Daisy Wertham, a stubborn, elderly Southern widow, crashes her new car into the neighbor’s garage, her son, Boolie, forces her to take on a chauffeur. He employs Hoke Coleburn, much to her chagrin. At first, Daisy refuses to rely on a black man to get her from one place to the next and Hoke spends two weeks... Read More

Find Fun Events This Week In The Illinois And Iowa FUN10!

November 13th, 2022
Find Fun Events This Week In The Illinois And Iowa FUN10!

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 entertainment, QuadCities.com! 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. So what’s on the Fun10 for this week? Read on… Festival Of Trees Returns Next Weekend Celebrate the... Read More

Take A Trip To ‘Their Town’ At Davenport’s Mockingbird On Main

September 29th, 2022
Take A Trip To 'Their Town' At Davenport's Mockingbird On Main

“Their Town” is now playing at The Mockingbird On Main in Downtown Davenport! The show will run Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this weekend. Inspired by Thorton Wilder’s classic, “Our Town,” “Their Town” presents life, marriage, and death in a small midwestern town. A day and a night go by as people just try to get by in the new century.  Written and directed by Alexander Richardson, “Their Town” was previously presented by Playcrafter’s Barn Theatre a week before the pandemic shutdown began in 2020. Richardson completed an extensive rewrite in 2021 that will debut on The... Read More

Fall Into Some Fun This Week With Your Iowa And Illinois FUN10!

September 25th, 2022
Fall Into Some Fun This Week With Your Iowa And Illinois FUN10!

Time to fall into some fun in the Illinois and Iowa Quad-Cities! 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... Read More

Iowa’s Mockingbird On Main Debuts ‘Your Better Self’ This Weekend

July 8th, 2022
Iowa's Mockingbird On Main Debuts 'Your Better Self' This Weekend

Two old friends want what the other has: wealth or love. Both are pretending to be someone they’re not. That’s the premise of The Mockingbird On Main’s next premiere – Alexander Richardson’s Your Better Self – opening July 8. The Mockingbird on Main, an arts incubator dedicated to the presentation of new works, is thrilled to be bringing yet another world premiere to Downtown Davenport. Richardson’s new play deals with the wealthy Zenola Goodrich who feels lacking in the love department, and Antoinette Caldwell who married for love and lives in poverty. After a chance encounter, these... Read More

Iowa’s Mockingbird On Main Holding Auditions For ‘Their Town’ Tomorrow

June 24th, 2022
Iowa's Mockingbird On Main Holding Auditions For 'Their Town' Tomorrow

The Mockingbird On Main will hold auditions for Alexander Richardson’s Their Town on Saturday, June 25 at 11am at their venue located at 320 North Main Street in Downtown Davenport. Their Town, previously presented with an earlier draft of the script at Playcrafters Barn Theatre, concerns a small town in a fly-over state whose residents experience life, love, and death in the new century. Emily has no direction in her life. Mike is working at a failing company in a dying industry. Cierra’s ex-husband took the car and won’t give it back. Bernard can’t get the remote to work. Inspired... Read More