MOLINE, IL – The Black Box Theatre is bringing Broadway and television star Gene Weygandt to the theatre to perform in A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters” on November 13 and 14.  Mr. Weygandt is currently finishing his run in “Rock of Ages” at Marriott Lincolnshire and is also in production of “42nd Street” at Drury Lane Oakbrook. “We had to change his October commitment to The Black Box Theatre to the November dates. That’s what happens when you have in demand actors,” said Black Box Theatre co-founder Lora Adams.

On November 17th the theatre will host Santa along with WQPT on hand to present books to children in attendance at the Black Box Theatre’s stop during the Holiday Hop, Moline Centre’s new downtown event. The event will take place on November 17 from 4 to 7 pm, and at 8 pm the theatre will present “It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play.” The play will continue Saturday at 8 pm and Sunday at 2:30 pm.

The inaugural season finishes with “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” December 7 through 16. Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book,The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” has charmed audiences across the country with its effortless wit and humor.

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