5 Must See Broadway Performances “Iowa’s Largest Movie House”
The Adler Theatre in Davenport was known as Iowa's largest movie house. The theater is now used for road shows and rock concerts and is located at 136 E 3rd St, Davenport, IA 52801.
The Adler Theatre was built during the Great Depression and opened in 1931 as the RKO Orpheum Theatre, a vaudeville theatre. The Adler Theatre has a rich history of bringing a variety of entertainment to the Quad Cities that continues today.
The Adler Theatre and Nederlander National Markets are thrilled to announce the 2022-2023 Broadway at the Adler Theatre season, sponsored by Smart Lexus of Quad Cities. The season features 5 romantic and adventure-filled musicals perfect for the whole family.
Monday, October 3, 2022
Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey to Davenport at last!
"From the Tony Award®-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family." -Adler Theater
Legally Blonde The Musical
Sunday, November 20, 2022
“A high-energy… hymn to the glories of girlishness.” – The New York Times
OMG you guys!!! Legally Blonde – The Musical is coming to Davenport!
"Fabulously fun and international award-winning Legally Blonde – The Musical is the ultimate Broadway tribute to Girl Power! The story follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, sexism, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams, and proves that you can be legally blonde and STILL the smartest person in the room. This contemporary, sassy musical moves at a breakneck pace driven by memorable songs and explosive dances. Legally Blonde – The Musical warms the heart by proving that self-discovery can be way too much fun and hilarious to boot." -Adler Theater
Tuesday, January 31, 2023
You Can’t Stop the Beat!
"HAIRSPRAY, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon is back on tour! Join 16-year-old Tracy Turnblad in 1960’s Baltimore as she sets out to dance her way onto TV’s most popular show. Can a girl with big dreams (and even bigger hair) change the world?" -Adler Theater
My Fair Lady
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
“Every so often a revival comes along that reminds you how indispensable great theater can be” (NY1).
"MY FAIR LADY tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Henry Higgins, a linguistics professor who is determined to transform her into his idea of a “proper lady.” But who is really being transformed?" -Adler Theater
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
The sun will come out, tomorrow!
"Holding onto hope when times are tough can take an awful lot of determination, and sometimes, an awful lot of determination comes in a surprisingly small package. Little Orphan Annie has reminded generations of theatergoers that sunshine is always right around the corner, and now the best-loved musical of all time is set to return in a new production – just as you remember it and just when we need it most." -Adler Theater
BROADWAY SEASON TICKETS are on sale now starting as low as $210 for all 5 shows.
Broadway at the Adler Theatre presented by Smart Lexus of Quad Cities