MOUNT CARROLL, ILLINOIS (July 9, 2024) — Timber Lake Playhouse (TLP), the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, becomes a Merry Old Land for this summer’s The Wizard of Oz for three weeks of performances from July 11 through July 28.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (July 3, 2024) — The Black Box Theatre, an intimate 60 seat storefront theatre located in the heart of downtown Moline, is proud to present Songs for a New World created by Jason Robert Brown, three-time Tony Award winner. The show opens July 11 for a limited run.

MOUNT CARROLL, ILLINOIS (June 19, 2024) — Timber Lake Playhouse (TLP), the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, sets sail with the delightful, Tony Award-winning Anything Goes June 27 to July 7. This splendid madcap musical comedy stars Broadway’s Heather Parcells as Reno Sweeney and Scott Cote as “Moonface” Martin in a hilarious shipboard romp wrapped in one of Cole Porter's most magical scores.

Kyle Ahmeer Bethea portrays Ren McCormack in Timber Lake Playhouse's production of Footloose, at the Playhouse through June 23

MOUNT CARROLL, ILLINOIS (June 6, 2024) — Timber Lake Playhouse (TLP), the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, continues their blockbuster summer season with Footloose, scheduled to open June 13.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (June 13, 2024) — The Black Box Theatre will be holding auditions for the US premiere of The Truth, described as a “brilliantly cruel comedy of the hypocrices [sic] which hold society together.”

Written by Florian Zeller and translated by Christopher Hampton, the production will be presented August 16-31.

ELDRIDGE, IOWA (June 13, 2024) — Countryside Community Theatre is thrilled to announce its upcoming production of the 2008 Tony Award winner for Best Musical In the Heights, with performances scheduled from June 28 to July 7 at the North Scott Fine Arts Auditorium, 200 S 1st Street, Eldridge, Iowa. Showtimes are Fridays and Saturdays at 7PM and Sundays at 2PM. Tickets now available at countryside.booktix.com.

MOUNT CARROLL, ILLINOIS (May 31, 2024) — The Mount Carroll Community Foundation, The Foundation for Northwest Illinois, and the Illinois Arts Council have awarded Timber Lake Playhouse a series of grants to continue to offer opportunities for area youth in arts related programming.

Cody Jolly and Luke Pengelly (left to right) rehearse a scene from the Timber Lake Playhouse production of The Nerd. The production opens May 30 and runs through June 9

MOUNT CARROLL, ILLINOIS (May 24, 2024) — Timber Lake Playhouse (TLP), the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, is thrilled to announce that The Nerd by Larry Shue is scheduled to open the Summer Mainstage Season at TLP on May 30.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 19, 2024) The Adler Theatre and Nederlander National Markets are thrilled to announce the 2024-2025 Broadway at the Adler Theatre season. The 24/25 season features five Quad Cities premieres, including a Tony Award-winning Best Musical. The season starts with everyone’s favorite ogre in Shrek The Musical. The season continues with TINA: The Tina Turner Musical, a celebration of the undisputed Queen of Rock ‘n Roll.

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