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JOSEPH and the AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

A Dual Critics Review by Dick Kerekes & Leisla Sansom [email protected] Northeast Florida Conservatory Theatre Review The opened the popular family-friendly musical “” on July 29th, 2016. Performances continue August 5th -7th in Jacksonville, Florida at 11363 San Jose Boulevard, Building 200. Call (904) 374-8639 or visit nfconservatory.org for tickets and additional information. “Joseph,” by (lyrics) and (music), is truly a show that the entire family, including small children, can enjoy. Many musicals have first acts of an hour or longer, but not so for Joseph; the first act is just over half an hour. The show zips along so …

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Catch Their Scratch! “CATS”

FSCJ HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER MUSICAL THEATRE REVIEW A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW BY DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM [email protected] The and the opened the 11th edition of the Summer Musical Theatre Experience (SMTE) on July 22, 2016 with a revival of ’s “Cats,” with additional performances scheduled during July 23 –24 and July 29 – 31. You can order tickets by phone at (904) 646-2222 or (904) 442-2929 or online at www.fscjartistseries.org. All shows are at the on the South Campus of FSCJ on Beach Boulevard in Jacksonville, Florida. Cats have nine lives, or so the myth goes. “” obviously has …

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An Inside Look at “THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA”

PHANTOM – ’s spectacular new production of ’s has come to Jacksonville as part of a brand new North American Tour. It will be on stage at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts February 10-21, 2016. Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before” and features a brilliant new scenic design by , Tony Award®-winning original costume design by , lighting design by Tony Award®-winner , new choreography by , and new staging by director . The production, overseen by and Cameron Mackintosh, boasts many exciting special effects including the show’s legendary chandelier. …

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The Phantom of the Opera – Let Your Fantasies Unwind

was first published in 1909 and was based on historical events that occurred at the Paris Opera House in the 19th Century. launched the Phantom in a 1925 film, but it really took flight in 1986 when opened his masterpiece on stage in London’s West End.  It is the longest running show in Broadway history and the second longest-running West End Musical.  The Phantom has been seen by more than 130 million people in 27 countries.   ’s spectacular new production sold out in the United Kingdom and is now on tour across North America.   The FSCJ Artist Series …

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Jesus Christ Superstar – theatre review

 in Jacksonville Beach presents the /  rock opera, “,” on stage at 105 6th Street North, until October 11, 2014. For reservations, call at 904 249-0289, or visit playersbythesea.org.The musical was first recorded in 1970 as a record album, and sold over 2 million copies. The musical opened on Broadway in 1971, and has been performed throughout the world since then. It was revived on Broadway in 2012. A number of years have passed since it has been staged in the North Florida area. We recall seeing  perform in the title role three times, In 1995, at Christ Methodist Church, …

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