The Genesius Guild & Genesius Theatre Foundation
Free theatre in the park... all summer long...
Shakespeare, Greek drama, Greek comedy, opera, and ballet.
A unique classic theatre experience located in Rock Island, Illinois.
Art Treasures of the Genesius Guild
Support the Genesius Guild and secure the future of this important community treasure by attending this unique event!
A benefit auction at the Rogalski Center featuring the most important works of Bill Hannan
Thursday, May 15
6 p.m. cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres
7:00 p.m. live and silent auction
$50 in advance, $60 at the door
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2014 Season Schedule - All Shows Start at
May 24 & 25 - 1:00pm
May 27 & 29 - 7:00pm
May 31 & June 1 - 1:00pm
June 3 - 7:00pm
June 6, 7, 8
Ballet Under the Stars – featuring Ballet Quad Cities
June 14, 15, 21, 22
Strauss: Die Fledermaus
June 28, 29 & July 5, 6
Aeschylus: The Suppliants & The Persians
July 12, 13, 19, 20
Shakespeare: Twelfth Night
July 26, 27; Aug. 2, 3
Call for actors and volunteers:
Actors - Please fill out out our online call form,
Volunteers - Please fill out this form and let us know how you would like to help out.
The Genesius Guild - A community theatre organization located in the Quad Cities specializing in free classical drama. Founded in 1956, the group performs Greek drama, Greek comedy, the works of Shakespeare, and other classical authors every weekend throughout the summer. The schedule also includes ballet in partnership with Ballet Quad Cities.
Genesius Theatre Foundation - A tax-exempt group which raises funds for capital improvements and operating expenses to guarantee the Genesius Guild's future.