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REVIEW: Latest Black Box Play A Twisty, Tense, Threatening, Thrilling, Terrific Time

August 27th, 2021
REVIEW: Latest Black Box Play A Twisty, Tense, Threatening, Thrilling, Terrific Time

There’s a foreboding line early in the excellent “Murder in Green Meadows” (which concludes its run Saturday at the Black Box Theatre) – “Everything is perfect. What could be wrong?” Well, as we’ll soon learn, quite a lot. The new production at the Black Box Theatre, 1623 5th Ave., Moline, features a quartet of the Quad-Cities’ most talented, experienced actors in a tense, psychological thriller, and it’s helmed by an enthusiastic, dedicated student director. Even before a line is uttered, the upscale, sophisticated living room set is impressive to behold. I’d love to live there... Read More

Blackbox Theatre’s ‘Murder In Green Meadows’ Thriller Creeps Into Moline This Weekend

August 26th, 2021
Blackbox Theatre's 'Murder In Green Meadows' Thriller Creeps Into Moline This Weekend

Creeping in this weekend at Blackbox Theatre in Moline is the psychological thriller “Murder in Green Meadows” by Douglas Post. The original production received six Emmy Award nominations when presented on TV with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago. The Black Box production stars James Driscoll, Jenny Winn, Jonathan Grafft and Lora Adams and directed by Jacqueline Isaacson. Set design by Adams with construction by Michael Kopriva. The production will run through August 28. Reviewers called “Murder in Green Meadows”  “A thoroughly satisfying thriller on all points. Four stars.”... Read More

Augustana Junior Becomes First Student Director at Moline’s Black Box Theatre

August 19th, 2021
Augustana Junior Becomes First Student Director at Moline’s Black Box Theatre

The new production at the Black Box Theatre, 1623 5th Ave., Moline, features a quartet of the Quad-Cities’ most talented, experienced actors in a tense, psychological thriller, and it’s helmed by an enthusiastic, dedicated student director. That’s a first for the downtown Moline, 60- seat space, in its fifth season. “Murder in Green Meadows” – which opens Thursday night — stars James Driscoll, Jenny Winn, Jonathan Grafft and Lora Adams, directed by Jacqueline Isaacson, a junior theater major at Augustana College (from the Rockford area). She’s majoring in musical theater and... Read More

This Week’s Artists In Conversation Is Jacqueline Isaacson, Director Of ‘Murder In Green Meadows’

August 18th, 2021
This Week's Artists In Conversation Is Jacqueline Isaacson, Director Of 'Murder In Green Meadows'

Artists in Conversation is a weekly column running Wednesdays on QuadCities.com. It features a conversation with a local creator or creators going into their artistic process, projects and more. Get to know your local arts scene and local creators better on QuadCities.com with Artists In Conversation! If you’re a local creator and would like to be featured, please email us at Sean@QuadCities.com or Tristan@QuadCities.com! This week’s artist is Jacqueline Isaacson, director of Black Box Theatre’s “Murder In Green Meadows.” What’s it like to be at the helm of this mystery? I... Read More

Black Box Theatre Debuting ‘Murder In Green Meadows’ Aug. 19

August 9th, 2021
Black Box Theatre Debuting 'Murder In Green Meadows' Aug. 19

Opening August 19th at Blackbox Theatre in Moline is the psychological thriller “Murder in Green Meadows” by Douglas Post. The original production received six Emmy Award nominations when presented on TV with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago. The Black Box production stars James Driscoll, Jenny Winn, Jonathan Grafft and Lora Adams and directed by Jacqueline Isaacson. Set design by Adams with construction by Michael Kopriva. The production will run from August 19th through August 28. Reviewers called “Murder in Green Meadows”  “A thoroughly satisfying thriller on all points.... Read More

Thriller ‘Murder In Green Meadows’ Stalking Into Moline’s Black Box Theatre

July 26th, 2021
Thriller 'Murder In Green Meadows' Stalking Into Moline's Black Box Theatre

Opening August 19th at Moline’s Black Box Theatre is the psychological thriller “Murder in Green Meadows” by Douglas Post. The original production received six Emmy Award nominations when presented on TV with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago. The Black Box production stars James Driscoll, Jenny Winn, Jonathan Grafft and Lora Adams and directed by Jacqueline Isaacson. Set design by Adams with construction by Michael Kopriva. The production will run from August 19th through August 28. Reviewers called “Murder in Green Meadows”  “A thoroughly satisfying thriller on all points.... Read More