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LES MISÉRABLES, Fantine, I Dreamed A Dream

How Set Designer Matt Kinley Reimagined Les Misérables for National Broadway Tour

COMING TO JACKSONVILLE JAN 22 The responsibility of the set designer is creating an authentic world that engages the audience with imagination and authenticity and supports the narrative without competing with the action on stage. Few musical productions are as grand in scale as Les Misérables in every way. Based on Victor Hugo’s epic novel set in post-revolutionary France, the story centers on themes of politics, justice, religion, moral philosophy, poverty and rebellion but it also relies heavily on the architecture and urban design of Paris to create a sense of place. The original stage production employed a revolving platform to …

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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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