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Music Guild 2022 Season to Include “Cinderella,” “Elf,” “Jekyll and Hyde,” “Something Rotten!” and “Disaster!”

July 6th, 2021
Quad City Music Guild is at Prospect Park, 1584 34th Ave., Moline.

Music Guild is apparently big into musicals with exclamation points!! Three days before opening its first live musical post-pandemic, “Mamma Mia!,” the Moline-based nonprofit announced the shows for its 2022 season Tuesday on Facebook. They will be: “Disaster!” (April 1-3, 8-10) “Something Rotten!” (June 10-12, 16-19) “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella” (July 8-10, 14-17) “Jekyll & Hyde” (Aug. 5-7, 11-14) “Elf: The Musical” (Nov. 30, Dec. 1-4) “Disaster!” is a jukebox musical comedy created by Seth Rudetsky, and written by Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick.... Read More

“Mamma Mia!” To Bring Needed Joy, Relief, Humor to Moline’s Music Guild

July 6th, 2021
Alyssa Castro, left, Liv Lyman and Lauren Larson in "Mamma Mia!"

For its first musical with a live, in-person audience in 19 months, Quad City Music Guild has the ideal show – the breezy, massively popular “Mamma Mia!,” opening Friday at the Prospect Park theater, 1584 34th Ave., Moline. Directed by Colleen Houlihan, a panoply of ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise, with a golden jukebox of songs including “Honey, Honey,” “Money, Money, Money,” “Mamma Mia,” “Dancing Queen,” “The Name of The Game,” “SOS,” “Knowing Me,... Read More

Long-Planned Memorial Service for Geneseo’s John VanDeWoestyne to be July 31st

July 4th, 2021
A memorial service for "Vande" (who was involved in 100 Richmond Hill shows) will be held July 31 at Geneseo's Performing Arts Center.

I’ve heard it said That people come into our lives for a reason Bringing something we must learn And we are led To those who help us most to grow If we let them And we help them in return Well, I don’t know if I believe that’s true But I know I’m who I am today Because I knew you (“For Good,” from “Wicked,” by Stephen Schwartz) The relentless, long Covid pandemic was difficult enough for most people to endure, but it hit Geneseo’s Judy VanDeWoestyne especially hard. She lost the love of her life – her 66-year-old husband John – early on, March 25, 2020. Her... Read More

Jesus Christ Superstar Coming to the Quad Cities!

March 20th, 2019
Jesus Christ Superstar Coming to the Quad Cities!

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
Jesus Christ Superstar Coming to the Quad Cities!

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

It’s No Con: ‘Catch’ This Show At Music Guild

March 22nd, 2018
It’s No Con: ‘Catch’ This Show At Music Guild

Based on the unbelievable true story of one of the most famous con artists in history, Catch Me If You Can, is coming to the QCA! Quad City Music Guild presents Catch Me If You Can at the Prospect Park Auditorium (1584 34th Avenue Moline) this Thursday Mar 22 through Sunday Mar 25. This bright and bouncy show features a sixties-influenced score by the Hairspray team of Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. The show is based on the 2002 film of the same name which starred Leonardo DiCaprio and follows the story of con man Frank Abagnale Jr. Narrated by Frank as if his story is a television special, Catch... Read More