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The Ticket Office is located in Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, 3701 7th Ave., Rock Island.  Ticket Office Hours during the academic year are Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. when school is in session.  

Tickets are available for purchase at the door 60 minutes prior to ticketed performances and the ticket window will remain open for 30 minutes after the start of each performance.

Many events offer senior citizen discounts for patrons age 60 and over, as well as student discounts for full-time students of any age.

We accept debit cards, Visa, MasterCard and Discover.

Call 309-794-7306 (toll-free at 800-798-8100, ext. 7306) if you have questions or need further assistance.

Now on sale 

In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play

January 26 - 28, 2018, Brunner Theatre Mainstage

February 2 - 5, 2018, Brunner Theatre Mainstage

by Sarah Ruhl

In the Next Room, or the vibrator play is a comedy about marriage, intimacy, and electricity. Set in the 1880s at the dawn of the age of electricity, the play centers on a doctor and his wife and how his new therapy affects their entire household.  In a seemingly perfect, well-to-do Victorian home, proper gentleman and scientist Dr. Givings has innocently invented an extraordinary new device for treating "hysteria" in women (and occasionally men): the vibrator. Adjacent to the doctor's laboratory, his young and energetic wife wonders exactly what is going on in the next room. Trying to tend to their newborn daughter, Mrs. Givings hires a wet nurse whose physical attachment to the baby gives rise to complicated feelings for both women.  When a new "hysterical" patient and her husband bring their own complicated relationship into the doctor's home, Dr. and Mrs. Givings must examine the nature of their own marriage, and what it truly means to love someone.

Directed by Dr. Popple


Beauty and the Beast Jr

Presented by Penguin Project Quad-Cities

lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, Book by Linda Woolverten

February 23 - 25 and March 2 - 4, 2018 on the Brunner Main Stage Theatre

The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.


The Messiah

March 25, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. in Centennial Hall

This 90-minute performance of Handel’s classic Messiah will continue to inspire. Join the 200-member Handel Oratorio Society and professional Handel Oratorio Society Chamber Orchestra as they perform this masterwork.


Camp Creamery Presents:

Lights, Hollywood, Action!

June 29, at 2:00 p.m. on the Brunner Theatre Main Stage

June 30, at 10:00 a.m. on the Brunner Theatre Main Stage

 


The Mississippi Bend Players

present their 2018 summer season:

Big River, Glass Menagerie, and Beginner's Luck

All performances are on the Brunner Theatre Main Stage

Big River

June 22, 23, 29, and 30 at 7:30 p.m.

June 24 and July 1 at 2:00 p.m.

Music by Roger Miller, Lyrics by Roger Miller,  Book by William Hauptman.  Adapted from the novel by Mark Twain

Twain's timeless classic sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River. Their adventures along the way are hilarious, suspenseful and heartwarming, bringing to life your favorite characters from the novel. Propelled by an award winning bluegrass score from Roger Miller this jaunty journey provides a brilliantly theatrical celebration of pure Americana.

Directed by Shelley Cooper


Glass Menagerie

July 13, 14, 20, 21 at 7:30 p.m.

July 15 and 22 at 2:00 p.m.

by Tennessee Williams

An evocative and deeply personal play, heartfelt and passionate, from one of the 20th Century’s most celebrated playwrights, Tennessee Williams. The Glass Menagerie is seen through the memories of Tom Wingfield, a poet and a dreamer. Constrained by his life working in a warehouse and his tenement apartment, he rebels against the strictures of his controlling mother, Amanda. He escapes through the movies, fulfilling his dreams through the Hollywood greats of the 1930s. Amanda lives by her charm and the steely gentility of her Deep Southern roots, her purpose centered on finding a gentleman caller for her shy and reclusive daughter. But Laura has long since shunned the real world for one of fantasy and escapism – her menagerie of glass animals. One of the most powerful plays of the 20th century, The Glass Menagerie is a tale of love, loss and the disparate hopes and dreams of a family at odds.

Directed by Cory Johnson


Beginner's Luck

August 3, 4, 10, 11 at 7:30 p.m.

August 5 and 12 at 2:00 p.m.

by Phillip Jayson Lasker

An original work by PJ Lasker (Golden Girls, Barney Miller), this comedy centers around an aging child actor dealing with the loss of fame. Dropped by his agent, arguing with his ex-wife, and mourning the loss of his confidence, Harold copes through hilarious conversations with himself.

Directed by Philip Wm. McKinley



Please note: All ticket sales are final — no refunds.

We are sorry, but we cannot refund tickets due to inclement weather. If the weather prevents you from attending a performance, we will be happy to try to exchange your tickets for another performance of the same event if seats are still available. Call the ticket office for more information.