DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 12, 2024) — Disney and Pixar’s Finding Nemo JR is playing at Davenport Junior Theatre from Saturday, February 17 through February 25 at 1PM and 4pm on Saturdays, and 3PM on Sundays. The charming sixty-minute musical is based on the beloved 2003 Pixar film Finding Nemo. The Junior Theatre cast includes 41 students onstage, eight running the booth and backstage, and seven front-of-house team members ages ten through eighteen.

MOUNT CARROLL, ILLINOIS (February 6, 2024) — Timber Lake Playhouse, the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, announces auditions for local children, teens, and adults for their upcoming 2024 Season.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (January 29, 2024) — The downtown Moline theatre, The Black Box, begin their eighth season with the chamber musical Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb Story with a book, music, and lyrics by Stephen Dolginoff. New for the theatre this year is a three-week run of each production.

MOUNT CARROLL, ILLINOIS (December 6, 2023) — Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley are together again to celebrate the holidays in the “Million Dollar Quartet Christmas.” The heartwarming holiday musical is set to play at Timber Lake Playhouse December 1 through 10.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (December 5, 2023) The date and time of the upcoming Black Box Theatre Auditions have changed. Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb story will be December 9, 1-2:30PM, at the theatre.

Auditions for Jane Eyre: The Musical are December 10 and are held at City View Celebrations, 701 12th Street, Moline, on December 10, 3-5PM

Those auditioning should bring music in your key, photo, résumé, and rehearsal and production conflicts.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 24, 2023) The Black Box Theatre enters their eighth season with two musicals. Auditions will be held on December 10, 1-2:30PM, for Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb Story, and 3-5PM for Jane Eyre: The Musical. Those auditioning should bring music in your key, photo, résumé, and rehearsal and production conflicts.

The breakdown is:

Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb Story — Auditions 1-2:30PM

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 20, 2023) — The Black Box Theatre opens their holiday show The Ho, Ho, Ho Show, December 7, at the downtown Moline theatre.

Written by Cheryl Coons with music by Eric Lane Barnes, Michael Duff, Beckie Menzie, and Tom Sivik, the cabaret-styled show features a potpourri of song styles, from jazz to Doo Wop.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (November 20, 2023) — More than 35 Augustana College students worked on the production of the area premiere of Nine, November 16-19, directed by Shelley Cooper, associate professor of theatre arts. Nine is presented at the Brunner Theatre Center Main Stage.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (November 7, 2023) — A classic children's tale will come to the Monmouth College stage November 16-19.

Under the direction of Monmouth theatre professor Todd Quick, the College will present the classic children's tale, Peter Pan, Or the Boy Who Would Not Grow Up.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (November 1, 2023) — The Augustana College Department of Theatre Arts presents the area premiere of Nine, November 16-19, directed by Shelley Cooper, associate professor of theatre arts.

Facing a midlife crisis, film director Guido Contini dreads his next birthday, which finds him at a creative crossroads. The play is based on the musical by Maury Yeston and book by Arthur Kopit.

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