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Last Chance To See ‘The Guys’ At Moline’s Black Box Theatre TODAY

September 12th, 2021
Last Chance To See 'The Guys' At Moline's Black Box Theatre TODAY

The Black Box Theatre located in downtown Moline is presenting ‘The Guys’ by Anne Nelson to honor the heroism of first responders on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, and today at 2 p.m. is the final show of the run. Based on a true story, “The Guys” follows an editor named Joan, who receives an unexpected phone call on behalf of Nick, a fire captain who has lost most of his men in the 9/11 attack. He is looking for a writer to help him with the eulogies he must present at their memorial services. Nick and Joan spend a long afternoon together, recalling the fallen men through recounting their... Read More

Kil’s One Nighter, New Orleans In Rock Island, Dreams At Mockingbird And More In Your FUN10!

September 12th, 2021
Kil's One Nighter, New Orleans In Rock Island, Dreams At Mockingbird And More In Your FUN10!

It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Moline’s Black Box Honors 9/11 With New Play, ‘The Guys’

September 10th, 2021
Moline's Black Box Honors 9/11 With New Play, 'The Guys'

The Black Box Theatre located in downtown Moline is presenting ‘The Guys’ by Anne Nelson to honor the heroism of first responders on the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Based on a true story, “The Guys” follows an editor named Joan, who receives an unexpected phone call on behalf of Nick, a fire captain who has lost most of his men in the 9/11 attack. He is looking for a writer to help him with the eulogies he must present at their memorial services. Nick and Joan spend a long afternoon together, recalling the fallen men through recounting their virtues and their foibles, and fashioning the stories... Read More

New York Native Has Close 9/11 Connection in Advance of Black Box Drama

September 8th, 2021
New York Native Has Close 9/11 Connection in Advance of Black Box Drama

While he’s probably at least two decades older than the fire captain he’s playing in the new Black Box Theatre production, Jim Harris is otherwise the perfect choice to help commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy. The 68-year-old native of Brooklyn, N.Y. – who moved to the Quad-Cities three years ago to be closer to his daughter and their family – plays Nick in “The Guys” by Anne Nelson. Based on a true story, in the two-person play opening Thursday, it’s less than two weeks after the September 11th attacks, and New Yorkers are still in shock. One of them, an editor... Read More

Black Box Theatre Presenting 9/11 Tribute ‘The Guys’ This Weekend

September 7th, 2021
Black Box Theatre Presenting 9/11 Tribute 'The Guys' This Weekend

The Black Box Theatre located in downtown Moline is presenting ‘The Guys’ by Anne Nelson to honor the heroism of first responders on the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Based on a true story, “The Guys” follows an editor named Joan, who receives an unexpected phone call on behalf of Nick, a fire captain who has lost most of his men in the 9/11 attack. He is looking for a writer to help him with the eulogies he must present at their memorial services. Nick and Joan spend a long afternoon together, recalling the fallen men through recounting their virtues and their foibles, and fashioning the stories... Read More

Moline’s Black Box Theatre Presenting 9/11 Tribute Show, ‘The Guys’

August 30th, 2021
Moline's Black Box Theatre Presenting 9/11 Tribute Show, 'The Guys'

The Black Box Theatre located in downtown Moline is presenting ‘The Guys’ by Anne Nelson to honor the heroism of first responders on the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Based on a true story, “The Guys” follows an editor named Joan, who receives an unexpected phone call on behalf of Nick, a fire captain who has lost most of his men in the 9/11 attack. He is looking for a writer to help him with the eulogies he must present at their memorial services. Nick and Joan spend a long afternoon together, recalling the fallen men through recounting their virtues and their foibles, and fashioning the stories... Read More