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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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Matt & Ben – theatre review

The  group opened a two-weekend run of the satirical comedy “” on February 28, which will run through March 8 at The , 955 North Liberty Street, in downtown Jacksonville. This one-hour/one-act play, which debuted in 2002 at a , was written by  and , two young actresses, who also played the two characters of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. Having seen it, we have concluded that there are three groups of theatre goers who will enjoy this bit of tomfoolery (described by Director  as a “Bromance”) the most: fans of Saturday Night Live skits, fans of TV comedy sitcoms, …

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october, 2021

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