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‘Sylvia’ Howls This Weekend At Moline’s Playcrafters’ Barn Theatre

October 6th, 2022
'Sylvia' Howls This Weekend At Moline's Playcrafters' Barn Theatre

Looking to find a show that isn’t a real dog? But one that is about a real dog? Well, Moline’s Playcrafters Barn Theatre presents “Sylvia” by A.R. Gurney September 30-October 9! After 22 years of child-raising in the suburbs, Greg and Kate have moved to Manhattan. His career as a financial trader is winding down, while Kate’s career as an English teacher is opening up to new opportunities. One day, Greg brings home a stray dog he found in the park – or, more accurately, one that found him – bearing only the name “Sylvia” on her tag. It is love between man and dog at first sight,... Read More

Illinois’ Black Box Theatre Presents ‘My Brother’s Gift’ This Weekend

September 8th, 2022
Illinois' Black Box Theatre Presents 'My Brother's Gift' This Weekend

My Brother’s Gift adapted by Claudia Haas based on the memories of Eva Geiringer Schoss and the paintings and poetry of Heinz Geiringer The Black Box Theatre is producing My Brother’s Gift as a part of the Out of Darkness: Holocaust Messages for Today  (outofdarknessqc.com) Designed and directed by Black Box co-founder Lora Adams. The production features Patti Flaherty as Adult Eva. Wrigley Mancha as young Eva, Charles Thomas Budan as Heinz, Jennifer Cook Gregory as Mutti, Mischa Hooker as Pappy, Ben Bergthold as Herman, Paige Jackson as Sanna and Lily Critchfield as Mrs. Jansen. This production... Read More

Moline’s Black Box Continues Thrilling ‘Veronica’s Room’ This Weekend

April 15th, 2022
Moline's Black Box Continues Thrilling 'Veronica's Room' This Weekend

The Black Box Theatre located in downtown Moline features the thriller, Veronica’s Room by Ira Levin on Friday and Saturday night. “Most people know Ira Levin for ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ and ‘Veronica’s Room’ is just as thrilling,” said director Lora Adams. The synopsis for the play states “This chilling mystery thriller by the author of Rosemary’s Baby explores the thin line between fantasy and reality, madness and murder. Students Susan and Larry find themselves as guests enticed to the Brabissant mansion by its dissolute caretakers the lonely Mackeys. Struck by Susan’s strong... Read More

‘The Revolutionists’ Begins Tomorrow At Moline’s Black Box Theatre

March 2nd, 2022
'The Revolutionists' Begins Tomorrow At Moline's Black Box Theatre

The first production of The Black Box Theatre 2022 season is Lauren Gunderson’s “The Revolutionists.” Described as “Four beautiful, badass women lose their heads in this irreverent, girl-powered comedy set during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror. Playwright Olympe de Gouges, assassin Charlotte Corday, former queen (and fan of ribbons) Marie Antoinette, and Haitian rebel Marianne Angelle hang out, murder Marat, and try to beat back the extremist insanity in 1793 Paris. This grand and dream-tweaked comedy is about violence and legacy, art and activism, feminism and terrorism, compatriots... Read More