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Urine Good Hands at the 5andDime

Urinetown: The Musical, the quirky satirical musical comedy with music by Mark Hollman, lyrics by Hollmann and Greg Kotis, and book by Kotis hit the floor at the 5&Dime this past weekend.  The premise of the show is a time when water is scarce, so it is a privilege to to pee.  Of course, you have to pay for that

Drop ’n’ Dance

Words by Emily Cannon “I thought dance was just an after-school activity for kids.”  In today’s world people are trying to find different ways to work out without just lifting weights and going on a run. I myself have tried a variety of classes trying to find something I enjoyed


September 18, 2008
by Dick Kerekes Jacksonville playwright Ian Mairs’ new play, 7-7 completed a two weekend run at the Studio Theatre in FCCJ’s Wilson Center. Most plays in my opinion are written to entertain, some to further a cause and some to educate. 7-7 falls in the latter category and written with

The Beaux´ Stratagem

September 18, 2008
by Dick Kerekes Just as you can’t judge a book by its cover it is true you can’t judge a play by its title. The Beaux’ Stratagem? You never heard of it? Well, its been around since playwright George Farquhar debuted it in 1707 and was popular for a few

The 1940’s Radio Hour

September 18, 2008
by Dick Kerekes Orange Park Community Theatre opened its 38th season with the musical The 1940’s Radio Hour. The show will continue through September 27th, with performances on Friday and Saturday evenings. There is a matinee on Sept 21, and an additional Thursday performance on Sept 25. The theatre is

Moon Over Buffalo

September 9, 2008
by Dick Kerekes The Alhambra Dinner Theatre opened the funniest play this year last week with Ken Ludwig’s Moon Over Buffalo. I had seen this show twice previously but still I laughed myself to tears especially in the wild second act of this great farce. This play opened on Broadway

Gutenberg! The Musical!

September 9, 2008
by Dick Kerekes Gainesville’s Hippodrome Theatre opened its 36th season with the Southern Premier of Gutenberg! The Musical!, written by Scott and Brown and Anthony King. This new musical was originally produced in 2006 in London. It was produced Off-Broadway in 2007 after an American Premiere at the 2006 New

Sweeney Todd

September 9, 2008
by Dick Kerekes Players by the Sea opened Stephen Sondheim’s dark masterpiece Sweeney Todd: Demon Barber of Fleet Street last weekend to sold out audiences. The show will run through September 27th, and is sure to be one of the hottest tickets in town so call 249-0289 for information and
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