DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 18, 2019) — Boasting Tchaikovsky’s glorious score, Ballet Quad Cities and Orchestra Iowa present this holiday classic in style. Whether this is your first Nutcracker, or your 50th, the holidays will not be complete without a visit to the Historic Adler Theatre to cheer on Clara and her prince as they battle the fearsome Rat King, and travel through the magical Land of Snow to the Sugar Plum Fairy’s Kingdom of the Sweets.

DUBUQUE, IOWA (November 13, 2019) — University of Dubuque Heritage Center will have Thanksgiving hours and specials.

Farber Box Office, 2255 Bennett Street, will be closed Wednesday, November 27, through Sunday, December 1. Normal hours resume Monday, December 2, 10AM-5PM, and 90 minutes prior to ticketed events.


DUBUQUE, IOWA (November 4, 2019) — University of Dubuque Heritage Center continues its 2019-2020 Live at Heritage Center Family Series with child-friendly edition of A Christmas Carol, performed by Virginia Repertory Theatre, at 2PM, Sunday, December 8, in John and Alice Butler Hall.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (October 28, 2019) — The Black Box Theatre will present the area premiere of “Loser’s Bracket” by Clay and Nate Sander. The Sanders were raised in Camanche, Iowa and draw on their small-town upbringing to bring the comedy to life.

DUBUQUE, IOWA (October 22, 2019) — From the creators of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea comes a new theatrical adaptation of the classic works of Rudyard Kipling reimagined through modern eyes. Jungle Book will transport audience members from the urban jungle to relive Mowgli’s childhood in the jungles of India through immersive sound, eye-popping video, shadow-play, and original music.


ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS (October 8, 2019) — Ben Greiner, of Davenport, Iowa, has been named to the cast list for The Good Doctor, a cleverly-woven selection of Chekhov short-stories showcased in a performance of unending fun, joy, infectious humor, and poignant sweetness.

DUBUQUE, IOWA (October 7, 2019) — The University of Dubuque’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts will present The Comedy of Errors at 6PM, Friday-Saturday, November 8-9, and 2PM, Sunday, November 10, in Babka Theatre, Heritage Center. The production will be directed by Greg Wolf, director of theater.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 30, 2019) — Remember the good old days of radio? They’re back at the Black Box Theatre in The Man with Bogart’s Face: A Radio Play. In short, a man whose identity we never know has his face altered to look like Humphrey Bogart and is involved in a Maltese Falcon-type caper. And just like the film-noir 1940’s movies, there are dames and heroes and villains, oh my, all played for laughs.

MOUNT CARROLL, ILLINOIS (September 24, 2019) — Timber Lake Playhouse, the premier professional summer-theatre of northwest Illinois, will dedicate the new lobby construction with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Saturday, September 28, at 4PM.