A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline, musical revue on the famed country-western singer.
Wed, Fri, & Sat – 5:45pm doors; 6-7pm buffet; 7:15 Bootlegger pre-show; 7:45pm curtain.
Sunday – 3:45pm doors; 4-5 buffet, 5:15 Bootlegger pre-show; 5:45pm curtain.
Wednesday – 11:30am doors; 11:45am-12:45pm plated lunch; 1pm Bootlegger pre-show; 1:30pm curtain.
For information, call 309-786-7733, ext. 2, Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island, IL, http://www.circa21.com; Sept 1 – Nov 6
A Green River, staged reading of a new play by Aaron Randolph III, including SAU students Tim Stompanato, Jonathon Smith, Morgan Griffin, and Stephanie Seward '13, SAU professors Kris Eitrheim and Dan Rairdin-Hale '04, and alums Dan Sheridan and Joe Goodall; for information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, Studio Theatre - Galvin Fine Arts Center, St. Ambrose University, 2101 Gaines St., Davenport, IA; Sept 9
Church Basement Ladies, musical comedy about love, laughter, and Lutefisk; $17.50-$26.50; Fri & Sat 7:30pm, Sun, Wed, & Thu, 3pm; for tickets, call 800-35-AMANA, Old Creamery Theatre, 39 38th Ave., Amana, IA, http://oldcreamery.com; Sept 9 – Oct 17
Hard to Believe, musical re-telling of the story of Job, by area playwrights Jonathan Turner and Tim Stoller; $10; Fri and Sat 7:30pm, Sun 3pm; for information and tickets, call 309-762-0330, Playcrafters Barn Theatre 4950 35th Ave., Moline, IL, http://www.playcrafters.com; Sept 10 – Sept 19
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Tony Award-winning musical comedy, featuring SAU Alum Nathan Scheetz; $12-$25; Thu-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm; for tickets and information, call 319-366-8591, Theatre Cedar Rapids, 102 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA, http://www.theatrecr.org; Sept 10 – Oct 2
[title of show], Tony nominated meta-musical about two guys writing a musical; Thu-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm; for tickets, call 319-338-7672, Riverside Theatre, 213 N. Gilbert St., Iowa City, IA, http://www.riversidetheatre.com; Sept 10 – Oct 3
'Til Death Do Us Part: Late Nite Catechism 3, one-woman comedy that's second-to-nun; $25-$30; for tickets and information, call 563-652-9815, Ohnward Fine Arts Center, 1215 E Platt St., Maquoketa, IA, http://www.ohnward-fineartscenter.com, 7pm; Sep 11
The Tragedy of Sarah Klein, world-premiere drama by Nathan Porteshawver, about a CEO-candidate at a moral crossroads; production includes SAU alums Jamie Behnke, Nicholas Anderson and Daniel Sheridan; $10-$15; Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm; for information, call 563-383-6089 or e-mail email@example.com, Nighswander Theatre, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport, IA, http://www.theinternetplayers.com, Thu Sep 16 thru Sun Sep 26
Mark Twain & The Laughing River, music, drama, comedy, and Taiwanian wit and wisdom, with Jim Post; $16-$20; for tickets and information, call 563-242-6760, Clinton Area Showboat Theatre, Clinton, IA, http://www.clintonshowboat.org, 7:30pm Fri Sep 17
Souvenir, New Ground Theatre's production of Stephen Temerley's Florence Foster Jenkins biography, directed by Lora Adams; $12-$15; Fri & Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm; for tickets and information, call 563-326-7529, Village Theatre, 2113 E 11th St, Village of East Davenport, IA, http://www.newgroundtheatre.org, Sept 17 – Sept 26
The Cemetery Club, Ivan Menchall's look at friendship, romance, and laughter among seniors; $10-$25; Fri & Sat 7:30pm, Fri & Sun 1:30pm; for tickets and information, call 319-622-3222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, Iowa Theatre Artists Company, 4709 220th Trail Amana, IA, http://www.iowatheatreartists.org, Sept 17 – Oct 17
Strange Like Me: Racism, Sexism, and Homophobia, drama lays bare the ugliness of hate by following six students as they attempt to navigate the difficult terrain of multicultural campus relationships; free; for information, contact Michael Dixon at 563-333-6264 or email@example.com, Galvin Fine Arts Center, 2101 Gaines St., Davenport, IA, http://www.sau.edu, 7pm; Sept 22
White Pines Inn Dinner Theatre Day Trip: "Best Little Chicken Ranch", bus trip to Oregon, IL, to see musical comedy about "the best pleasure palace around"; $65-$75; for information, call 563-386-7477 ext. 0, CASI (Center for Active Seniors), 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA, http://www.casiseniors.org, 9am; Sept 23
Hansel and Gretel, a Theatre for Young Audiences presentation; $7.50; for tickets, call 319-622-6194 or 800-35-AMANA, Old Creamery Theatre, 39 38th Ave., Amana, IA, http://www.oldcreamery.com, Sept 25 – Oct 9