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QCT is about to go back in time – to the 1880s, in fact – and showcase life across the Midwestern prairies in Little House on the Prairie, The Musical! We’re thrilled to unveil the dynamic cast of 33 who will bring this story, inspired by Laura Ingalls Wilder’s “Little House” books to life. The … Continued

2023 Season Revealed!

We’re promising a memorable year with our 2023 season announcement! The season will coincide with our 100th anniversary celebration. In addition to the lineup of shows, we’re also unveiling two additional special events to celebrate the centennial year and a new logo and website as a part of our rebranding effort.


Aubrie is a 24-year-old theatre lover who is making her QCT debut in Flora & Ulysses. Her character, Rita, is at the center of some high-flying hijinks when Ulysses the Squirrel visits her restaurant, Do-Nut World. Come support Aubrie and her cast-mates when Flora & Ulysses hits the stage October 20-23! Tell us about yourself.  This is my … Continued

BLOGGING WITH BRENDAN: Off-Stage Stages: “Site-Specific Theatre”

Where does theatre happen? Your first response would probably be: “on stage.” If you’re familiar with QCT’s spaces, you might get a little more specific: “in a proscenium theater” (such as the Barbara Rowell Auditorium), “in a black box” (like the Lab), “in the round,” etc. You’re right, of course– but if you think about … Continued

August Staff Spotlight: Alison Shafer

If you volunteer with us or are thinking of volunteering, our new Volunteer Coordinator Alison will be there to answer all of your questions. Tell us a little about yourself! My name is Alison Shafer, and I’m the new Volunteer Coordinator/Box Office Associate at QCT. I was born in Fairfield, IA, and moved to Quincy … Continued

High Points with Hill: The 2023 Season is…

Wait, it’s August already? As the last few weeks have slipped away, so has my concept of time. Legally Blonde triumphantly took the stage to sold-out crowds in mid-July. We had precisely one day after the final performance before jumping into auditions for the next show. Last week we announced the brilliant cast for Calendar Girls as we were … Continued

Meet the Cast of CALENDAR GIRLS!

We are delighted to expose the cast of Calendar Girls! This delightful and daring comedy will make its QCT debut September 9-11 and 15-18. The ladies are taking it all off—for a good cause! Determined to honor their late friend, a tight-knit group of friends poses for an “alternative” nude calendar as a cheeky fundraiser. … Continued

Blogging with Brendan: “Yes, and…”

The sun is shining, the bugs are buzzing, the air is sticky and smells faintly of fresh asphalt– it’s summer, folks. QCT student theatre is especially vibrant over the summer months (that’s a nicer word for “crazy busy”) with our Lab show, summer classes, Quincy Teen Voices, and Triple Threat Bootcamp. Often it feels like … Continued

June Spotlight: Vicky Vail

This month’s Spotlight features our Costume Shop Manager, Vicky Vail! Tell us a little about yourself! I’m Vicky Vail and I’m a Midwesterner by choice! I was born in New Mexico, but grew up in Germany! I decided to go to Hannibal-LaGrange for university, so that’s what brought me to the Midwest. I studied English … Continued


The peppy and upbeat summer musical you’ve been waiting for is here! Legally Blonde the Musical is ready to bend and snap its way to the Quincy Community Theatre stage July 14-17 & 21-24. Look out Harvard—here comes Elle Woods! Determined to win back her boyfriend and prove she’s more than a pretty sorority girl, … Continued

May Spotlight: Q&A with Nicole Herrington

This month’s Spotlight features our Box Office Associate, Nicole Herrington! Tell us a little about yourself! I grew up here in Quincy! I’ve been with QCT since December 2021 as the Box Office Associate. My family and I returned to the area in 2019 and I’m thrilled to be working in a theater setting again. … Continued

High Points with Hill: Connection

I’ve been thinking a lot about the QCT connection lately. One month ago (give or take a couple of days), we dedicated the newly named Barbara Rowell Auditorium to honor one of our greats. We were in our second weekend of the sensational Mame; the touring show, Miss Electricity, would preview just two days later and then … Continued

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