Thanks to the show’s smart book (by Amber Ruffin and Matthew Lopez), the musical is able to address contemporary issues at a Jazz Age pace. It’s a remarkable feat that plays better than the film’s original ending.
In a big Broadway revival – inventively directed by Michael Arden – it’s also a love story between Frank (Ben Platt) and his wife Lucille (Micaela Diamond). Together, they confront the fallout of the Civil War.
Like “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” this show digs into the quieter moments of life and comes away with a loopy story that doesn’t promise a happy ending.
Western Illinois University and U.S. Rep. Eric Sorensen, D-Illinois, will host the 2023 Congressional Art Show from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 6 at the Quad-Cities campus.
"Chihuly in the Garden 2023" runs May 2-Oct. 15. There are 19 works across the garden’s 79 acres, as well as an installation of smaller works and drawings in the Sachs Museum.
Jeremy Davis, who plays Olaf in the national touring production of “Frozen,” tells what it’s like to work with the show’s breakout character. The stage musical will be in Omaha’s Orpheum Theater April 19-30.
"Midwest Country is down-home music for people who've traveled over gravel roads and don't mind living in flyover territories," the performer said.
First things first: Anastasia is a Disney princess.
Actress Christy Altomare talks about what it’s like to play a Disney princess in “Disney Princesses” coming to the Sioux City Orpheum Theatre this weekend.
Actor Connor Barr talks about what its like to play Charlie Brown in “A Charlie Brown Christmas” which is coming to the Orpheum Theater.
Ever wonder what kind of career Charlie Brown might have?
Take a look around the inside of the Circa '21 costume shop in downtown Rock Island.
The Speakeasy, 1818 3rd Ave., Rock Island, has opened its doors with a new look after shutting down for major renovations.
Ballet Quad Cities will perform "Our Will to Live" as part of Out of Darkness: Holocaust Messages for Today.
T'Nauzhae Robinson started Dynamic Status Gems to help teach young women confidence, and give them role models and friendships that go beyond the stage.
Playcrafters Barn Theatre will bring classic plays and contemporary pieces to the stage in 2023.
Take a look inside the Putnam Museum at the Out of Darkness: Holocaust Messages for Today exhibit.
QC Great Glass Hunt, QC Public Art Trail added to lineup of Visit Quad Cities exploration experiences
Visit Quad Cities announced two new ways for visitors and residents to explore the region, and maybe win a prize in the process.
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse will bring five mainstage shows to Rock Island in 2023.
Meet the Iowan and Broadway actor who's "Music Man" character is now memorialized next to the #ButterCow at the @IowaStateFair.
Surprisingly, neither brother, both Sioux City natives, have been honored individually for their achievements in Iowa's rock and roll history. That will all change on Sept. 4.
"Disaster!" premieres July 22 and will run through Sept. 10 at Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse.
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Guests have the chance to view the Figge Art Museum's permanent and traveling exhibits for free this month.
The Davenport Junior Theatre will celebrate 70 years in operation this Saturday with games, food and performances.
The Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport, is bringing a Broadway show lineup backed with girl power for the 2022-2023 season.
NEW YORK -- You can’t really call “Girl From the North Country” a jukebox musical, even though it features more than a dozen Bob Dylan songs.
NEW YORK -- “Company,” like several shows arriving this year, had expected to be on Broadway in 2020. It shut down, however, and didn’t make its debut until December.
There are two Michael Jacksons on Broadway this year.
NEW YORK -- You won’t find a more creative new show than “A Strange Loop.” Bubbling with ideas, humor and jaw-dropping candor, it’s a musical that challenges most conventions and dismisses others.