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Unique Halloween celebrations offer something for everyone

Unique Halloween celebrations offer something for everyone

October 12, 2017 | Comments (0)

Halloween is said to be the second most celebrated holiday for families. This year there are fun celebrations from Millennium Park to the Quad Cities. Here are four that stand out for their uniqueness. Halloween in the Quad Cities combines a gorgeous color drive with spooky spirits. Guests can participate in dozens of activities, starting with […]

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As You Like It is a wonderful summer event

As You Like It is a wonderful summer event

July 23, 2017 | Comments (0)

First Folio Theatre is known for its interesting and well-performed productions at the Mayslake Peabody Estate. Every summer the company moves outside to perform under the stars. It is a glorious way to spend a summer evening with family and friends. This year, As You Like It, is the summer season show. Shakespeare’s fun rom-com […]

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Dr. Seward's Dracula is waiting for you to join the Halloween adventure

Dr. Seward’s Dracula is waiting for you to join the Halloween adventure

October 19, 2016 | Comments (0)

We’re just a few weeks away from Halloween and if you haven’t finalized your plans yet, First Folio Theatre has a show that has just the right mix of creepy innuendo, psychological thrill and ghostly characters. Dr. Seward’s Dracula continues First Folio Theatre’s wonderful tradition of performing a show that uses the unique Mayslake Peabody […]

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Fooling Buddha mixes unlikely elements for entertaining evening

Fooling Buddha mixes unlikely elements for entertaining evening

April 10, 2016 | Comments (0)

Magician David Kovac stars in “Fooling Buddha,” a coming-of-age story that mixes several unlikely elements to create a story everyone who grew up in the Midwest will understand. Before we saw the show, I was skeptical that Kovac could pull together middle-class Milwaukee, magic and Buddhism into one entertaining evening. It wasn’t long before Kovac’s […]

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The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe is Perfect for the Halloween Season

The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe is Perfect for the Halloween Season

October 5, 2012 | Comments (0)

When we were invited to media previews for First Folio Theatre’s The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe, the play was described as a love story about Poe and his wife Virginia. While that is certainly part of the play, this is definitely not just another happy love story. It’s an intense, multi-layered, psychological thriller that is […]

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