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Two Quad-Cities Artists Partner for Over Decade on New Musical

June 19th, 2021
Two Quad-Cities Artists Partner for Over Decade on New Musical

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! Like the powerful, epic quest taken by their musical’s protagonist, Quad-Cities theater artists Dan Haughey and Michael Callahan have been on an imposing, challenging journey to bring their new theatrical vision to life. Twenty months after holding a staged reading of “Aaron Power! The Musical” at Moline’s Black Box Theatre, the 66-year-old Haughey and 50-year-old... Read More

“Hamilton” Thrills Fans Again on Small Screen, Just in Time for July 4

July 4th, 2020
“Hamilton” Thrills Fans Again on Small Screen, Just in Time for July 4

The hotly-anticipated film version of the groundbreaking musical “Hamilton” literally could not have come at a better time. Directed by its original Broadway helmer Thomas Kail, over three days in June 2016 (with and without audiences), the 160-minute film dropped in the early morning Friday on Disney Plus, just in time for the Independence Day weekend. After four months of deeply isolating quarantine, a horrifying pandemic that’s killed 130,000 Americans, over a month of protests regarding racial injustice, millions unemployed and confused, and a divisive, often hurtful president, this brilliant,... Read More