MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (January 26, 2023) Whether or not honors were received at this year's Region 3 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, it was a rewarding experience for the fourteen Monmouth College students who made the trip earlier this month to Flint, Michigan.

MOUNT CARROLL, ILLINOIS (January 24, 2023) — Timber Lake Playhouse, the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, announces auditions for local children and adult for their upcoming 2022 Season.

Timber Lake Playhouse will again be casting local performers for the following performance opportunities:

BURLINGTON, IOWA (January 20, 2023) — Cocktail Hour: The Show, by New York City-based Ballets with a Twist, will make its Iowa début at Burlington Memorial Auditorium on Wednesday, April 12, 7:30PM. This pop-infused performing arts experience brings the Manhattan, Martini, Bloody Mary, and more to life with an innovative mix of charismatic choreography, toe-tapping music, and glamorous costume design. You’ve never seen cocktails like these!

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (January 18, 2023) — The downtown Moline Black Box Theatre presents Lauren Gunderson’s play Natural Shocks. Based on Hamlet's “To be or not to be,” Natural Shocks is a one-act tour-de-force that bursts to life when we meet a woman waiting out an imminent tornado in her basement. Angela, our fast-talking heroine, overflows with quirks, stories, and a final secret that puts the reality of guns in America in your very lap.

MOUNT CARROLL, ILLINOIS (January 12, 2023) — Timber Lake Playhouse (Dan Danielowski, Executive Director), the professional, non-profit summer theatre company established in 1961 with a mission of “providing the best expression of theater arts to the regional community by presenting creative works that entertain and inspire while helping aspiring artists transition to the profession” has announced today the appointment of long-time TLP actor and alumnus, Darren Mangle

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (December 2, 2022) — The Western Front, Christmas, 1914. Out of the violence a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man’s Land singing “Stille Nacht.” Thus begins an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, and peace. A remarkable true story, told in the words and songs of the men who lived it, so says the description of the musical “All is Calm.”

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 17, 2022) — The Quad Cities Cultural Trust partnered with the Adler Theater Foundation in November 2021.

This partnership’s goal was to advocate for the performing arts here in the Quad Cities and encourage organizations with programs that encourage diversity and equity to apply for funding to perform at the Adler Theatre in Davenport, Iowa.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 17, 2022) — GIT Improv and The Black Box Theatre of the Quad Cities are excited to announce their partnership providing GIT with a home and The Black Box Theatre a varied schedule of entertainment.

Jeff Adamson, owner of GIT Improv. Said, “We have maintained great communication with the Black Box and knowing we have a permanent home to complement our touring schedule is a wonderful partnership providing quality improv entertainment for the area.”

MUSCATINE, IOWA (November 16, 2022) — Muscatine Community College’s Theatre Department is proud to present the iconic rock musical RENT on Friday, November 18, and Saturday, November 19, 7PM, in the newly-renovated Black Box Theatre — Strahan Hall, 152 Colorado Street, in Muscatine.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (November 16, 2022) — The Scott Community College Theatre Department is proud to present its fall theatre production, Greater Tuna. Performances will be held at Scott Community College's Black Box Theatre, Friday, November 18, 7:30PM; Saturday, November 19, 7:30PM; and Sunday, November 20, 2:30PM.