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Song, Dance, Comedy, and a Holiday Feast: "Elf - The Musical" at the Alhambra

Song, Dance, Comedy, and a Holiday Feast: “Elf – The Musical” at the Alhambra

A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW: Elf – The Musical The  opened its annual Christmas holiday show with the return of “Elf – The Musical” on November 29, which remains on stage through December 24, 2019. Last year’s production of this holiday classic filled with Christmas cheer was sold out in August, and played to full houses throughout the run.  Managing Partner, , decided to reschedule the play this year so theatergoers who were disappointed that they couldn’t get tickets last year could see it. The current production also sold out in August, and Craig says it’s their “fastest-selling show ever.” So …

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Take a Two-Hour Trip to Greece with Alhambra Dinner Theatre's 'Mamma Mia!'

Take a Two-Hour Trip to Greece with Alhambra Dinner Theatre’s ‘Mama Mia!’

A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW: MAMA MIA! AT ALHAMBRA THEATRE & DINING  Jacksonville’s has opened one of the most successful jukebox musicals ever with Mama Mia! featuring over twenty songs composed by Benny Anderson and Bjorn Ulvaeus. ABBA-SOLUTELY FABULOUS FUN awaits ticket holders! This show marks the tenth year of the venue’s purchase by Managing Partner and Partners Bill Barnett, Fraser Bruns, and E. Karl Frisch.  The musical, which premiered in London in 1999, has been wildly popular, having played to a worldwide audience of sixty million theatre goers. After making it to Broadway in 2001, it remained for almost six thousand performances before …

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Godspell, Alhambra Theatre & Dining

Godspell at the Alhambra: The Gospel of St. Matthew with a Modern Musical Twist

A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW The Alhambra Theatre opened its 2019 season with “Godspell,” which will be on stage through February 10th. The theatre is located at 12000 Beach Boulevard in Jacksonville, Florida. Visit alhambrajax.com or call 904-641-1212 for reservations. The musical, which has been around since the seventies, ran in New York for over five years. It became a popular choice for venues throughout the states and abroad; the Alhambra staged previous productions in 1985 and 1990. A 2012 revision changed the staging but kept the same wonderful songs. In case you were wondering, the title “Godspell” is an Old …

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ALHAMBRA THEATRE & DINING NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA

The Alhambra Theatre closed its 50th season on December 31, 2017, with its fantastic, traditional New Year’s Eve Gala. The gala seems to get better and better with each passing year. If you don’t see much advertising for the event, that’s because it sells out so quickly. We have attended several celebrations in the past, and have noticed many people we have seen before are once again in the audience. This year’s party began in the lobby and library areas, where waitstaff circulated with offerings of sophisticated appetizers and champagne flutes. Seating in the main theater followed at 6:30pm. The …

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Alhambra Jax, Annie

Tomorrow Is Here “ANNIE” At The Alhambra

ALHAMBRA THEATRE & DINING REVIEW “Annie,” which is considered the most successful Broadway family musical ever, is back on stage at the Alhambra. It opened on June 28, 2017 and will remain through August 13. Tickets are going fast so call (904) 641-1212 or visit alhambrajax.com to reserve your seats. Lyricist and Director began writing the play in 1971. His intent was imparting hope in troubled times; the country was facing the Vietnam War, unemployment was increasing, and the city of New York was going bankrupt. Thomas Meehan and Charles Strouse collaborated on the script. The musical debuted on Broadway …

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BIG RIVER —THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

ALHAMBRA THEATRE AND DINING REVIEW DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM [email protected] Take a trip down the for two hours with the ’s second show of 2016, the 1985 Tony Award winning musical, “,” based on ’s great novel “.” The songs by country musician Roger Miller shine through time and time again with warmth and welcome, and are mostly humorous. Producer/Director ’s “Big River“ is brisk, bouncy, and filled with an energetic spirit of fun, although it also includes serious moments related to the practice of slavery during the pre-Civil War era of its Southern setting. The story follows Huckleberry, …

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Tickets for Christmas

Give the gift of experience! Tickets are the gift that keeps on giving and create a lasting memory whether it’s a season pass to a museum or theatre or tickets to a concert or family-friendly event. There are plenty of options for every budget and every age. It’s a perfect alternative for that hard-to-buy-for person. There’s the upside of treating yourself, perhaps, as well as the kid who’s primed for an introduction to the symphony or the gift of spending more time with someone special. And there’s the joy of delayed gratification counting down the days until that outing rolls …

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In the Alhambra Kitchen –  9 to 5 Menu is Working Overtime!  

Executive Chef creates a new menu for every show, themed to its plot and script (albeit sometimes more loosely than others).  The menu for is below. First Course Choices Mixed greens salad with citrus & cilantro dressing, topped with strawberry, Mandarin oranges, feta & sliced tomatoes  (gluten free), or Duchess Soup, a rich cheese-based broth with carrots and onions, served with a fresh-baked Parmesan crustini Second Course Choices Slow roasted center cut beef sirloin with hand cut fries and garlic green beans, or Baked chicken and spinach penne pasta with mornay sauce, Parmesan, tomatoes, or Sweet tea-poached salmon with tomatoes …

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Villa Zorayda: The Moorish building that inspired St. Augustine today

 didn’t set out to start a revolution in 1883 with the construction of his winter home at 83 King Street in St. Augustine. , named for a princess in ’s novel, Tales of the Alhambra, was the first residence built in the Moorish Revival style based on the architecture of the Alhambra in Granada, Spain. Many structures built in early St. Augustine architecture were lost to fire and weather, prompting the architect to explore a new method of construction using a blend concrete and crushed coquina shells made from shell fragments and quartz sand found in deposits around the city. …

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Hop In For Laughs “HARVEY”

ALHAMBRA THEATRE AND DINING REVIEW The delightful comedy “,” which opened on August 12, 2015 and will run through September 6, is onstage at the , at 12000 Beach Boulevard. Mary Chase’s 1944 play, about a man whose best friend is a six-foot-tall invisible rabbit, won the Pulitzer Prize and ran for 1,775 performances on Broadway. It was made into a movie in 1950 starring Jimmy Stewart as the leading character If you have never seen the play, you should, since it is one of the all-time classics. If you have seen the play or the movie, go because it …

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