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FSCJ ARTIST SERIES BROADWAY IN JACKSONVILLE ANNOUNCES THE 20/21 SEASON

HEADLINED BY THE TONY AND GRAMMY-AWARD WINNING BEST MUSICAL DEAR EVAN HANSEN The FSCJ Artist Series Broadway in Jacksonville, sponsored by Vystar Credit Union, is proud to announce the 20/21 Broadway in Jacksonville season, filled with award-winning blockbusters and family favorites, headlined by the winner of six 2017 Tony Awards and the Grammy for Best Musical Theater album, DEAR EVAN HANSEN. The upcoming season’s Broadway lineup also includes CATS, COME FROM AWAY, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, and MEAN GIRLS. All performances will be at the Times-Union Center. “I am pleased to announce our 20/21 Broadway in Jacksonville Season – our …

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⚡️FLASH GIVEAWAY⚡️ Win Tickets To See CHICAGO!

FSCJ Artist Series Presents Chicago, May 17-20! CHICAGO is BACK IN TOWN and it’s PURE ENTERTAINMENT! Chicago, presented by the FSCJ Artist Series, returns to Jacksonville’s Times-Union Center for a limited engagement of six performances May 17-20, 2018. With a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, CHICAGO is now the #1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history — and it still shows no sign of ever slowing down! Produced by Barry and Fran Weissler, CHICAGO is the winner of six 1997 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival and the …

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One Night Only: Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis

It’s one of the most iconic images in music history. The black and white photograph of four young artists gathered around a recording studio piano, each knocking at the door of superstardom, but on Dec. 4, 1956, the million-dollar quartet was just four men sharing a love of music. The Tony award-winning Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet provides a narrative of that singular moment in rock ’n roll told through the songs of the legendary artists Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis. The story takes place at Sun Studios in Memphis where, recognizing the weight of …

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Get Your Irish Shining: Celtic Woman Homecoming Tour

It’s a rare gift to be able to share where you come from in a rich pageantry of history and song. For the international sensations of , presenting a fresh fusion of traditional Irish music and the culture and spirit of modern Ireland means that no matter where they are in the world, home is never far away. Celtic Woman invites audiences along on the highly anticipated Homecoming Tour, March 13 at the . EU Jacksonville had the chance to chat with vocalist via email from the road about what it’s like to be on tour for months at a …

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REVELATIONS: Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Comes To Jacksonville For One Night Only

It’s early Sunday afternoon and Michael Jackson Jr. has just hopped in a cab on his way home from a short video shoot. In the morning, the dancer with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater begins a new tour. There is still much to do, and the energy is high, especially for Jackson. As the face of the 2018 tour, his image represents one of most distinguished brands in the world of dance. “It’s a mix of emotions to be honest. At first, I was definitely shocked. Along with happiness and excitement, there is a little bit of pressure. Ever …

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Voices in Flight: Puccini’s Beloved Opera Madama Butterfly Comes To Jacksonville

Giorgio Lalov is a time traveler, navigating the distance from past to present where classical opera collides with the modern world. Dressing the stage and directing the voices that deliver the world’s most prestigious concertos, Lalov is firmly rooted in opera’s golden age when composers like Puccini, Verdi, and Mozart gave life to timeless works. As founder of an established opera company with over 5,000 full-scale productions to his credit, Lalov works to share these masterpieces with contemporary audiences. The presents Puccini’s beloved opera Madama Butterfly for one night only February 16th at the . In addition to directing the …

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“THE LION KING” Roars at Times-Union Center

FSCJ ARTIST SERIES BROADWAY IN JACKSONVILLE REVIEW A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW by Dick Kerekes & Leisla Sansom Disney’s The Lion King, the world’s # 1 musical, is back in town until February 11, 2018 at the Times Union Center. For tickets call (904) 632-5000 or visit fscjartistseries.org. The Broadway version debuted in 1997 and was based on Disney’s 1994 animated film version. The film was immensely popular, and holds the world record for the highest grossing animated film of all time. We know that many of our readers saw this show when the brought it to Jacksonville in 2007 and …

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#904Giveaways: Enter To Win Family 4-Pack Of Tickets To See The Sound Of Music On Broadway

THE SOUND OF MUSIC October 31-November 5, 2017 The Hills Are Alive! A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC is coming to the Times-Union Center. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award® winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song. THE SOUND OF MUSIC features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by “The Trapp Family Singers” by Maria Augusta Trapp.

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Win Tickets To Kinky Boots!

Enter to win tickets to see the hit musical “KINKY BOOTS” on Tuesday, May 2, 7:30pm at the Times-Union Center. Check out this month’s issue of EU Jacksonville with interview from cast member Tom Souhrada. The score crafted by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper will have the crowd screaming and cheering from their seats. For more information and tickets contact https://www.fscjartistseries.org/. Save Save

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Celtic Woman

Celtic Woman “You might not understand Gaelic, but you understand the story”

When Máiréad Carlin left home at 18, she was eager to explore the world beyond her homeland of Derry, Northern Ireland. A classically trained singer, she moved to London to pursue her passion for performing. Carlin landed her dream job with the internationally renowned ensemble Celtic Woman at 24, returning to Ireland with a different perspective on the country, its rich history and her own heritage. “It really opened my eyes to what it means to be Irish,” she says. “Aren’t I so lucky to be from here? It’s a very precious thing.” Celtic Woman featuring vocalists Carlin, Susan McFadden, …

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