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Moline’s Music Guild Cancels Season For The First Time In 72 Years

April 22nd, 2020

For the first time since 1949, the sweet sound of music will not play in Prospect Park. Quad City Music Guild became the latest arts organization to cancel its summer 2020 season, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it announced Wednesday. Following a March 13 decision to cancel the planned spring show, “The Secret Garden,” at Music Guild’s April 21 board meeting, they decided to cancel the three summer productions (all already cast) – “Spamalot,” “Mamma Mia!,” and “Matilda.” “Our hope is to bring you these three shows, along with our previously canceled spring production, ‘The... Read More

‘The Secret Garden’ Suffers Another Death

March 16th, 2020

Jonathan Turner lives in Bettendorf and was a longtime reporter for The Dispatch and Rock Island Argus. He holds degrees in music from Oberlin College and Indiana University, and served as assistant music director for Music Guild’s production of “The Secret Garden.” Jonathan recently joined the QuadCities.com team and will review theater and performance and offer commentary and reporting on the local arts scene. His first story for our site details his experience with “The Secret Garden,” which was among the many local arts offerings devastated by the cancellations due to the... Read More

Quad City Music Guild Cancels ‘The Secret Garden’

March 16th, 2020

Quad City Music Guild has cancelled “The Secret Garden” due to concerns over coronavirus. The theater group released the following statement today: Today, after reviewing the information presented at the QC COVID-19 Press Conference, Quad City Music Guild reached out to the Rock Island Department of Public Health for clarification on their guidelines and timelines. It is their recommendation, for the health of our patrons, that we cancel our spring production, The Secret Garden. We will, of course, follow their recommendation. Our hearts are heavy for all involved in this beautiful... Read More

Music Guild Presenting ‘Sister Act’

July 31st, 2019

The singing sisters are back! Quad City Music Guild will be presenting “Sister Act”  Aug. 9-11 and 15-18 at the Prospect Park Theater in Moline. Reserve your seats today by visiting qcmusicguild.com; or by calling the box office at 309-762-6610.  Read More

Take A Trip Down 42nd Street With QCMG

July 9th, 2019

The toe-tapping American musical dance sensation, 42nd Street, is coming to the Quad Cities! Presented by Quad City Music Guild, 42nd Street will be playing at the Prospect Park Auditorium (1584 34th Avenue Moline) July 12-14 and 18-21. Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday shows will be at 2 p.m. This 1980 Broadway production won the Tony Award for Best Musical and became a long-running hit and its 2001 Broadway revival won the Tony for Best Revival. With lyrics by Al Dubin and Johnny Mercer, and music by Harry Warren, the show follows director Julian Marsh as he... Read More

Timeless Classic Beauty and the Beast Playing Soon at QCMG!

June 10th, 2019

Tale as old as time. Song as old as rhyme. Beauty and the Beast comes to life, on stage, this week! Quad City Music Guild presents The Broadway Musical, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jun 14-16 and 20-23 at Prospect Park Auditorium (1584 34th Avenue Moline). Take part in the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. The all-ages story tells of Belle, a young, forward thinking woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress.... Read More

Jesus Christ Superstar Coming to the Quad Cities!

March 20th, 2019

A global phenomenon that has wowed audiences for over 40 years, Jesus Christ Superstar is a timeless work set against the backdrop of an extraordinary and universally-known series of events but seen, unusually, through the eyes of Judas Iscariot. Quad City Music Guild proudly presents Jesus Christ Superstar at the Prospect Park Auditorium (1584 34th Avenue Moline) this Friday Mar 22 and Saturday Mar 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday Mar 24 at 2 p.m., as well as next Friday Mar 29 and Saturday Mar 30 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday Mar 31 at 2 p.m. Jesus Christ Superstar was the first musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber... Read More

Jesus Christ Superstar Coming to the Quad Cities!

March 17th, 2019

A global phenomenon that has wowed audiences for over 40 years, Jesus Christ Superstar is a timeless work set against the backdrop of an extraordinary and universally-known series of events but seen, unusually, through the eyes of Judas Iscariot. Quad City Music Guild proudly presents Jesus Christ Superstar at the Prospect Park Auditorium (1584 34th Avenue Moline) this Friday Mar 22 and Saturday Mar 23 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday Mar 24 at 2 p.m., as well as next Friday Mar 29 and Saturday Mar 30 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday Mar 31 at 2 p.m. Jesus Christ Superstar was the first musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber... Read More

Have a Spooktacular Time at Prospect Park!

October 17th, 2018

Do you have little ones anxiously anticipating Halloween, looking for a reason to try out those costumes? Well, there’s no better way to kick off the holiday than some family fun in the park! The Moline Parks and Recreation Department is hosting their annual Spooktacular time at Prospect Park (Park 16th Street Moline), this Saturday Oct 20! And admission is free! Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes! Refreshments (while supplies last) will begin at 2:30 p.m. Trick-or-treating around the park will begin at 3 p.m. There will be lots of fun characters to meet along the trail! The Quad Cities... Read More

Take a Journey Through Time at Prospect Park

October 4th, 2018

Take a step back in time this weekend while helping one of the Quad Cities’ earliest parks move forward. The Moline Parks and Recreation Department presents, Prospect Park Through Time, this Saturday Oct 6 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Prospect Park (Park 16th Street and 30th Avenue). This event will showcase a historic walking parade at 1 p.m. around the pond. Groups will be portraying the different generations the park has witnessed since 1891. To lead off the procession the Mayor of the day, John Wessell, will be commentating. Before and after the parade, enjoy classic cars, magicians and storytelling.... Read More

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