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A Imaginative Farce “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying”

Douglas Anderson School of the Arts Review Dick Kerekes & Leisla Sansom [email protected] The presented the Broadway hit musical, “.” The show ran during November 18 – 22, 2015 at DA’s campus in the San Marco neighborhood of Jacksonville, Florida. The plot focuses on the meteoric rise of J. Pierrepoint Finch from window washer to mailroom clerk to the head of World Wide Wickets within a matter of weeks. He uses a book on how to succeed (narrated by ) as his guide, along with charm, flattery, and manipulation to reach his goals. The leading character of Mr. Finch (and …

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Douglas Anderson School of the Arts: 2015 Winter/Spring Schedule

2445 San Diego Rd, 904 346-5620, www.da-arts.org Feb 4-7 THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE In this musical comedy, six young people in the throes of puberty, overseen by grown-ups who barely managed to escape childhood themselves, learn that winning isn’t everything and that losing doesn’t necessarily make you a loser. This hilarious tale of overachievers’ angst chronicles the experience of six adolescent outsiders vying for the spelling bee championship of a lifetime. Feb 28 EXTRAVAGANZA The annual show of talent from the Jacksonville’s dedicated arts school. Directed by Mr. Ace Martin. 7:30pm at the Times Union Center. Tickets …

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THEATRE REVIEW – “FROM FATHER TO SON: AN ODYSSEY”

Jacksonville’s Episcopal School presented the World Premier of “Father to Son: An Odyssey” from November 13 – 15, 2014 at the Munnerlyn Center Theatre on campus. This play was written by award-winning playwright , who was also the Director and Sound Designer. She is an English teacher at Episcopal, and wrote her version of this story over the summer to assist her students with their studies of ’s work, using language and concepts to make the work more accessible to both students and adults. The story is that of the King of and his prolonged and difficult journey home after …

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Douglas Anderson’s A Little Night Music

Douglas Anderson School of the Arts A Little Nigh tMusic

The theatre department of Douglas Anderson School of the Arts presented Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award Winning musical, A Little Night Music on November 19-21. I write this review feeling happy and sad. Happy to have had the opportunity to see such a spectacular show, sad because, as with most high schools, their performances are only for one weekend and I cannot urge you to go and see it. This musical almost did not get done this year. Douglas Anderson has a policy that they will only do a musical every other year. According to the program, this is to maintain …

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