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Black Hawk Children's Theatre

2023 Remaining Productions

October 13, 14, 19*, 20 & 21 at 7:00 pm
October 15 & 22 at 2:00 pm
*Pay What You Can

By William Goldman
Based on the novel by Stephen King
What happens when your “number one fan” rescues a well-known writer from a car crash and taking them to their secluded house to recuperate? What happens if that “number one fan” has a bone to pick about how their favorite character was treated? Paul Sheldon will find out what happens. Join us for this adaptation of the popular Stephen King novel so you too can find what exactly happens.


This production of Misery includes violence and very strong foul language. It is based on a novel written by Stephen King and a subsequent movie that was rated R.

Disney's The Little Mermaid
November 17, 18, 30* & December 1
at 7:00 pm
November 19, 25, 26, December 2 & 3 at 2:00 pm
*Pay What You Can

In a magical underwater kingdom, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home — and her fins — behind and live in the world above. But first, she'll have to defy her father, King Triton, make a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, and convince the handsome Prince Eric that she's the girl whose enchanting voice he's been seeking.

Black Hawk Children's Theatre
is proud to welcome
Alan Malone
as our new Associate Artistic Director

Alan Malone is honored to be the new Associate Artistic Director of the Waterloo Community Playhouse/Black Hawk Children’s Theatre. He graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a bachelor's degree in theater performance. He studied the Meisner Technique in Chicago at the Actors Center, and with Larry Silverberg in New York City. He also studied stage combat at the Actors Gymnasium in Evanston, IL, and at First Frontier in Xenia, OH.


Prior to moving to Iowa, Alan performed and directed with numerous companies in Chicago, including Next Theatre, The Hypocrites, Emerald City Children’s Theatre, and Boxer Rebellion Theatre. He was an acting apprentice at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, KY and has worked professionally at the Fireside Dinner Theatre in Wisconsin, the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, Blue Jacket in Ohio, New Day Rep in Poughkeepsie, NY, and spent five years touring with Poetry Alive! out of Asheville, North Carolina.


In the Cedar Valley, Alan was the drama club director at Hawkeye Community College for several years, directed Amadeus at CFCT, Around the World in 80 Days at Cedar Falls High School, King Lear for WCP, and is a founding member of Rising Fire Theatre, formed in January of that regular, run-of-the-mill, no big whoop year of 2020!


When not around the theater, Alan can be found camping in any of the beautiful Iowa State Parks, cooking over his firepit, or catching up on the Formula 1 racing season! His next show will be the WCP thriller Misery by Stephen King adapted by William Goldman opening Oct 13th!

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