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Dual Critics: Stage Aurora’s The Piano Lesson

STAGE AURORA THEATRICAL COMPANY REVIEW March 6-8, 2015, see tickets & times www.stageaurora.org If you read no further than this know that this is considered ’s best play, and it truly holds your interest and when done as well as this , is enthralling. This domestic drama takes place in a modest house in Pittsburgh, in the l930s. A central character is this play is a large old piano that is the center piece of this living room. The two main characters are brother and sister and their main topic of discussion is the piano. The brother Boy Willie is from …

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THEATRE REVIEW: “A LESSON IN DYING”

Jacksonville Beach based  opened ’s  “” at 106 6th Ave N. The show will run through February 28 2015. Call 904-249-0289 for reservations. This play was commissioned by the Alabama Shakespeare Festival and opened Off-Broadway in 2000. Linney adapted Ernest Gaines 1993 award winning novel of the same name. It was also made into an HBO movie in l999 with  and . The play is set in l948, in the fictitious small town of Bayonne Louisiana. An African American man, Jefferson () has been accused of killing a white store owner.  Mr. Raickett gives a moving performance as the condemned …

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