MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 13, 2020) The Black Box Theatre once again presents a 1940’s style radio play with “The 39 Steps: A Live Radio Play” by Joe Landry. The show is scheduled for August 20 to 30. Tickets on Thursdays are $13 and $16 all other performances.

 

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (July 2, 2020)  The Black Box Theatre was in rehearsal for the Jeffrey Hatcher adaptation of The Turn of The Screw when Covid-19 shut everything down. As Illinois enters Phase 4 of re-opening, the actors are once again rehearsing and looking forward to performing.

The theatre will open the show on July 16 and close July 19.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (June 18, 2020) WQPT will stream a virtual commemoration of the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth on June 19 at 11AM.

Six leading Black museums and historical institutions from coast to coast have joined forces to launch a digital commemoration of Juneteenth, the day that the Emancipation Proclamation was officially enforced, ending enslavement in Texas.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (February 28, 2020) — The Black Box Theatre presents Jeffrey Hatcher’s Turn of the Screw March 26 through April 5.  Based on the Henry James book, it is a tale of suspense, horror, and repressed sexuality. A governess journeys to a lonely English manor house to care for two recently-orphaned children. However, she is not their first governess.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (January 16, 2020) — Quad Cities’ Student Services invites all Quad Citizens to submit images of art, photos, and designs for possible display in the 5th Annual Campus Art Show.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (January 13, 2020) — WQPT, PBS for the Quad Cities Region, and the QC VET Center will host the 3rd Annual Patriot Derby Challenge on Saturday, February 15, at Western Illinois University — Quad Cities Campus (3300 River Drive, Moline).

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (January 8, 2020) — The Black Box Theatre in downtown Moline will open their fourth season with “I Never Saw Another Butterfly,” a play by Celeste Raspanti.

 

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (December 11, 2019) — In April 2013, Mary Pruess was named General Manager of WQPT, Quad Cities PBS. During her tenure, WQPT moved offices, restructured master control and programming, and continued with a focus on the creation of local television-programming, to be aired along with PBS programming. As Mary put it, “We are creating a new way of being a public broadcasting station.”

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 5, 2019) — WQPT, PBS for the Quad Cities region will celebrate the 20th anniversary of America’s Test Kitchen with a special event on Thursday, December 5, at Scott Community College’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Center. The free event will begin at 6PM and will include demonstrations of the show’s fan-voted most-popular recipe (shrimp scampi), tours of the culinary lab, food samples, talks from a gadget expert, America’s Test Kitchen giveaways, and muc

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (October 28, 2019) — The Black Box Theatre will present the area premiere of “Loser’s Bracket” by Clay and Nate Sander. The Sanders were raised in Camanche, Iowa and draw on their small-town upbringing to bring the comedy to life.

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