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“Charlotte’s Web” Hits the Stage at North Scott January 26-28

January 25th, 2024

Joseph Robinette, working with the advice of E.B. White, has created a play that captures this work in a thrilling and utterly practical theatrical presentation. All the enchanting characters are here: Wilbur, the irresistible young pig who desperately wants to avoid the butcher; Fern, a girl who understands what animals say to each other; Templeton, the gluttonous rat who can occasionally be talked into a good deed; the Zuckerman family; the Arables; and, most of all, the extraordinary spider, Charlotte, who proves to be “a true friend and a good writer.” Determined to save Wilbur, Charlotte... Read More

Prenzie Players Presents ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Today

August 6th, 2023
Prenzie Players Presents 'Much Ado About Nothing' Today

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING will be the first Prenzie Players show since 2019! After having to cancel our planned showtimes earlier this year, we’re back — this time with August dates. Prenzie Veteran Jarrod DeRooi will direct this comedy from Shakespeare’s middle period — one of his wittiest, with Benedick and Beatrice starting out with total disdain for each other that blossoms (with much help) into deepest love. Everything that could possibly go wrong with this love story does, and the ways disaster is defeated are more than half the fun of this engaging work. Watch the Prenzie... Read More

“All Is Calm” Now Playing at Moline’s Black Box Theatre

December 12th, 2022
“All Is Calm” Now Playing at Moline’s Black Box Theatre

The Black Box Theatre is presenting a truly unique theatrical experience with “All Is Calm!” It’s World War 1. Christmas Eve, 1914. Out of the violence a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man’s Land singing “Stille Nacht.” Thus begins an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, peace. A remarkable true story, told in the words and songs of the men who lived it. “All Is Calm” is now playing in Downtown Moline and runs through December 17 with performances on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2:00pm. All tickets are $16 and can be purchased... Read More

“Black Nativity” Presented at Playcrafters in Moline

December 10th, 2022
“Black Nativity” Presented at Playcrafters in Moline

Playcrafters Barn Theatre is excited to welcome back Creative Resources for the Langston Hughes musical, “Black Nativity.” The musical retells the classic Nativity story with an all Black cast. Traditional Christmas carols are sung in gospel style, with a few songs created specifically for the show. It was one of the first plays written by an African American and performed Off-Broadway in 1961. The show has successfully toured Europe. It is performed in numerous cities throughout the United States annually. The musical includes scenes of reverence, joy, and jubilation. Performances will be... Read More

One-Off Slates Auditions for “Civil” August 27

August 21st, 2022
One-Off Slates Auditions for “Civil” August 27

One-off Theatrical Productions will hold auditions for CIVIL, by Rob Matsushita and directed by Eric Teeter, on Saturday, August 27, from 2 – 5 pm at The Mockingbird On Main. Director Eric Teeter is seeking the following: CURSOR: any gender, any ethnicity, any age RED: male presenting, any ethnicity, any age ORANGE: female presenting, any ethnicity, any age BLUE: male presenting, any ethnicity, any age GREEN: female presenting, any ethnicity, any age If you are unable to attend the audition, you can submit a video audition to oneoffqc@gmail.com. The subject of the email should be CIVIL... Read More