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GIT Improv Coming To Moline’s Blackbox Theatre Tonight

July 29th, 2023
GIT Improv Coming To Moline's Blackbox Theatre Tonight

Enjoy a fun night of non-stop comedy with G.I.T. Improv tonight at Moline’s Blackbox Theatre at 7 p.m. Join us for an awesome evening of improv laughs – all based off suggestions from the audience – at this family-friendly improv show. Admission: $10 More info here!  Read More

Zack Peterson Bringing The Funny To Davenport’s Renwick Mansion Tonight

February 5th, 2023
Zack Peterson Bringing The Funny To Davenport's Renwick Mansion Tonight

Tomfoolery On Tremont at Davenport’s Renwick Mansion presents ZACK PETERSON tonight, February 5, at 7pm, Doors @ 6pm. Tickets are $12 in advance. Out of Omaha Nebraska, after spending time in Chicago and Los Angeles, Zach Peterson is consistently touring around the country working at clubs, theaters and festivals year round. Minneapolis’ CityPages called him “one of the nicest and funniest performers around, with a sense of humor and style that is perfect for fans of everyone from Mary Mack to Tom Papa.” Zach has made a name for himself around the country for being “an... Read More

Comedian Steve Rannazzisi Coming To Iowa’s Rhythm City Casino Tonight

November 5th, 2022
Comedian Steve Rannazzisi Coming To Iowa's Rhythm City Casino Tonight

Steve Rannazzisi will perform on Saturday, November 5, 2022 with two shows at 6:30 PM and 9 PM at Davenport’s Rhythm City Casino. Tickets are $25 plus applicable online/phone ticketing fee. Must be 21+ to attend show. A seasoned comedian with over 20 years of experience, Steve has made appearances on Curb Your Enthusiasm and Big Day in addition to his starring role on The League.  Read More

BREAKING: Comedy Sportz Returning To Quad-Cities At Moline’s Spotlight Studio

August 16th, 2022
BREAKING: Comedy Sportz Returning To Quad-Cities At Moline's Spotlight Studio

BREAKING NEWS: Comedy Sportz is back. As previously reported on QuadCities.com, the popular, family-friendly improvisational comedy troupe will re-launch in November at Moline’s Spotlight Studio with its familiar slate of upbeat, one-of-a-kind, all-ages shows. ComedySportz is a fast-paced, all-ages improvisational comedy show that uses audience suggestions in a highly competitive “game” between a red team and a blue team. The teams compete for the most laughs. There is no script or plan prior to each performance resulting in non-stop laughs for the players and audience. ComedySportz is... Read More

Is Comedy Sportz Coming Back To The Quad-Cities?

August 15th, 2022
Is Comedy Sportz Coming Back To The Quad-Cities?

It hasn’t been 100 percent confirmed, but, according to inside sources, and a crapton of cheeky memes being pushed out on social media, a new improvisational comedy group based upon the old Comedy Sportz troupe — and possibly also called Comedy Sportz — featuring many of the same performers is coming back to the Quad-Cities. The memes, all with a sports theme, began being pushed out last week, by a number of local improv comedians who had been involved with Comedy Sportz, including bigwigs Jeff DeLeon and Rick Davis. When DeLeon was contacted about what seemed to be an obvious nod... Read More

Davenport’s Village Theatre Debuts New Comedy Game Show, ‘Joke-Off Session,’ Tonight

July 30th, 2022
Davenport's Village Theatre Debuts New Comedy Game Show, 'Joke-Off Session,' Tonight

Joke-Off Session is a brand new comedy game show coming to The Village Theatre on July 30! The show will feature 3 teams of comedians, using their joke writing skills, to compete in 3 rounds of point earning punchlines! Each round a little different, and a little harder. At the end of 3 rounds, the audience will eliminate the team with the fewest points, and the two leading teams face off in a roast battle round, earning extra points to claim the prize of Joke-Off Session champs! The show premiers July 30 at 8pm at The Village Theatre in the Village of East Davenport! Get your tickets here: JOKE... Read More

Davenport’s Mockingbird Brings The Laughs With New Comedy Series, Funny Bird

November 19th, 2021
Davenport's Mockingbird Brings The Laughs With New Comedy Series, Funny Bird

The Mockingbird on Main kicks off its new comedy series, THE FUNNY BIRD, this Saturday, November 20 at 8pm! The debut features Funny Bird’s co-creator and host Dana Moss-Peterson (dubbed Dipshit Dana) along with with Quad City stand-up aficionados Chris Starman, Pubali Kundu and Colin Mattox. “The art of comedy seems a silly and simple endeavor… But it’s a high wire act and often there is no safety net,” Moss-Peterson said. “You tap dance through the inferno, hoping to make it through to the other side and as a comedian you are always chasing the next laugh, languishing against... Read More

Wisenheimer Brings Late Nite Comedy Back To Moline’s Black Box Saturday Nite, Er, I Mean, Night!

September 24th, 2021
Wisenheimer Brings Late Nite Comedy Back To Moline's Black Box Saturday Nite, Er, I Mean, Night!

The Late Nite Shows featuring Wisenheimer plays The Black Box Theatre in downtown Moline on Saturday, September 25 at 7:30 pm.   Wisenheimer – the best in long form improvisational comedy celebrates 10 years this coming December. The troupe of Leslie Mitchell, Jeff De Leon, and Jen Kuhle have a myriad of improv training from nationally renowned institutions, and travel the country performing at comedy festivals. In 2015, the troupe launched Wisenheimer: The Podcast – available on Apple Podcasts and Stitcher. Opening for Wisenheimer is Des Moines stand-up comedian Jameson Cox. Originally... Read More

Tomfoolery On Tremont Presents Carmen Morales Sunday Night!

September 18th, 2021
Tomfoolery On Tremont Presents Carmen Morales Sunday Night!

Tomfoolery On Tremont, 901 Tremont Ave., Davenport, presents comedienne CARMEN MORALES Sunday, September 19 at 7pm.  General Admission: $12 // Table of 2: $30 Carmen Morales has a captivating style which incorporates opinionated quick wit and outlandish characters. Taking from family, friends and people from everyday encounters she transforms into these characters seamlessly, then adds hilarious commentary which leaves the audience doubled over in laughter. With a perfect combination of like-ability and vulnerability she has been well received by audiences internationally. She’s been... Read More

Speakeasy Laugh Hard Challenge Hits The Stage Saturday

September 17th, 2021
Speakeasy Laugh Hard Challenge Hits The Stage Saturday

The Rock Island Speakeasy, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island, is presenting the Laugh Hard Challenge at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18. We are pleased, once again, to be sponsoring the Speakeasy Laugh Stand Up Comedy Competition this year. The second of two preliminary rounds will be this weekend and the finals will take place on September 25. The winner will receive $1,000 and the title of Laugh Hard Champion! We are only accepting 30 comics. We will have 15 perform at each prelim and the top five from both prelims move into the finals. The cost to enter is only $10 and can be done by clicking on link below... Read More