MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 2, 2022) — “Ride the Cyclone” is here. The area premiere of the quirky musical takes a bow on August 11 at the downtown Moline theatre. “In this hilarious and outlandish story, the lives of six teenagers from a Canadian chamber choir are cut short in a freak accident aboard a roller-coaster. When they awake in limbo, a mechanical fortune-teller invites each to tell a story to win a prize like no other — the chance to return to life.”

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (July 13, 2022) — The Black Box Theatre in downtown Moline welcomes back GITs’ “Shakespeared” on July 30, 7:30PM.

Do you like your improv a bit more on the saucy side? Love Shakespeare? Then you’ll love this show. Not sure if the bawdy Bars is for you? Then you’ll love this show too as its improv nature makes it accessible to any audience.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (April 25, 2022) The Black Box Theatre is excited to bring two premieres to the area. Auditions for Ride the Cyclone and All is Calm will take place in May.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (March 31, 2022) — The Black Box Theatre located in downtown Moline opens the thriller, Veronica’s Room by Ira Levin. “Most people know Ira Levin for Rosemary’s Baby, and Veronica’s Room is just as thrilling,” said director Lora Adams.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (February 18, 2022) — The first production of The Black Box Theatre 2022 season is Lauren Gunderson’s The Revolutionists.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (February 7, 2022) — Read All About It! Dance enthusiast, Les Bell, attended a studio rehearsal of Love Stories and here's what he had to say:


MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (February 2, 2022) — The next production in Monmouth College's 2021-22 theatre season — Lauren Gunderson's The Revolutionists — has been "two years in the making."

Originally scheduled on campus for the spring of 2020, the comedy was a casualty of the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. But director Vanessa Campagna is now finally able to bring the "accessible" play to life. It will be staged February 17-20 in the College's Wells Theater.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (January 11, 2022) — The Black Box Theatre in downtown Moline kick off their sixth year in operation with improvisational comedy. On January 15, the BBT hosts GIT Improv; February 12 will be Shakespeared; and Wisenheimer takes the stage on March 19.

“We are so happy to make The Black Box Theatre the home of improvisational comedy and to kick off 2022 with lots of laughs,” said BBT co-founder Lora Adams.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 22, 2021) — Christmas comes to the Black Box Theatre as they present A Christmas Carol: On the Air, featuring the classic Dickens story amongst the trappings of a 1940’s radio show. The cast includes Kayla Jo Pulliam Mendoza, Wendy Czekalski, Matt Walsh, Renaud Haymon, Scott Tunnicliff, Scot Gehret, Patrick Gimm, Patti Flaherty, Dee Canfield, Tom Vaccaro, and Adrienne Jane Evans.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (November 12, 2021) — A ghost story. A tale of redemption. A work promoting better labor relations. The work that saved Christmas.

Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, which will be staged at Monmouth College's Wells Theater five times over the course of its November 18-21 run, has been called all those things.