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“Children of Eden” Sparks to Life July 21

July 21st, 2023
“Children of Eden” Sparks to Life July 21

“Children of Eden” Opens July 21 in Galesburg! Stephen Schwartz and John Caird’s musical, “Children of Eden” casts the beloved biblical stories of Genesis through the personal lens of family. The hit musicals will run July 21-30 at Galesburg’s Prairie Players Civic Theatre! “Children of Eden” starts with the very beginning: the creation of the universe. Father breathes life into his children, Adam and Eve, and learns that the hardest part of being a loving Father is letting go. It’s a lesson that translates into the parenting of Cain, Abel, and Seth — and is reiterated once... Read More

The Music is Back on the Rock Island Marquee Tonight

June 15th, 2023
The Music is Back on the Rock Island Marquee Tonight

Circa ’21’s signature event, MUSIC ON THE MARQUEE returns June 15! We’re thrilled to present this unique and popular concert experience atop our iconic marquee! Bring a lawn chair and join the Circa ’21 Bootleggers, the cast of MAMMA MIA and a few special guests as they entertain you in this special live concert, held on the street in Downtown Rock Island! Hosted by Circa ’21 veterans, Brad Hauskins, Tristan Tapscott, and Bobby Becher, this cabaret will feature a wide range of fabulous music! We will have a full bar as well as food items available for purchase. The... Read More

“Hello, Dolly” Opens at Moline’s Black Box This Weekend

June 9th, 2023
“Hello, Dolly” Opens at Moline's Black Box This Weekend

The Black Box Theatre in downtown Moline opens their production of “Hello Dolly” June 1 and running through the 10th. Hello, Dolly! is a 1964 musical with lyrics and music by Jerry Herman and a book by Michael Stewart, based on Thornton Wilder‘s 1938 farce The Merchant of Yonkers, which Wilder revised and retitled The Matchmaker in 1955. The musical follows the story of Dolly Gallagher Levi, a strong-willed matchmaker, as she travels to Yonkers, New York, to find a match for the miserly “well-known unmarried half-a-millionaire” Horace Vandergelder. The show has become one... Read More

A “Disaster!” Hits Rock Island July 22

July 17th, 2022
A “Disaster!” Hits Rock Island July 22

Earthquakes, tidal waves, infernos and the unforgettable songs of the ‘70s take center stage in Broadway’s side-splitting homage to classic disaster films in “Disaster!” opening July 22 at Circa ‘21 Dinner Playhouse in Rock Island! ​It’s 1979, and New York’s hottest A-listers are lining up for the opening of a floating casino and discotheque. Also attending is a faded disco star, a sexy nightclub singer with her eleven-year-old twins, a disaster expert, a feminist reporter, an older couple with a secret, a pair of young guys who are looking for ladies, an untrustworthy businessman... Read More