Tag Archives: Charles Dickens

25 n 1 – Jason Woods One-Man: A Christmas Carol

Event: Jason Woods’ A Christmas Carol Venue: WJCT Studio A Soundstage Tickets: $15-25 Date/Time: Dec 21-22 at 7:30pm Contact: www.Jasonwoodsachristmascarol.com As playwright, composer and storyteller,  transforms into twenty-five characters in his one-man performance of . This intimate, holiday event is staged 7:30pm Dec 21-22 at the WJCT Studio A Soundstage, 100 Festival Park Ave.  Woods also served as composer, crafting a masterful score for this 90-minute production (www.JasonWoodsAChristmasCarol.com). It’s a solo reading that feels like an ensemble performance. Throughout history, ’ A Christmas Carol has been interpreted on stage, in film and even in cartoon form (remember Scrooge McDuck?). First …

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Lost & Found – “OLIVER”

NORTHEAST FLORIDA CONSERVATORY REVIEW Jacksonville’s presented a six-performance run of ’s Tony Award Winning musical “” during July 16-19, 2015. The Conservatory, established in 2010, has presented three previous musical theater classics at their facility in Mandarin, which included “,” “,” and “.” Lionel Bart, born in 1930, was a British composer, who, after achieving modest success as a pop song-writer during the fifties, wrote a couple of little-known musicals, followed in 1960 by “Oliver!” his only notable success, but a real blockbuster. The play had long runs in London and New York, with many successful revivals and tours, and …

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Karpeles Manuscript Library Jacksonville Museum

Dr. David Karpeles owns more than one million rare manuscripts and documents – the world’s largest collection of which he rotates around his 12 museums, all historical buildings of which carry his name. The is located in a beautiful, 1921 neoclassical white-columned building that features windows. It is a Jacksonville gem and a national treasure. Now 78, Karpeles, a trained mathematician, and wife, Marsha, are real estate magnates who understand the importance of culture. Their investment is a collaborative passion and love of the written word and what it conveys, the paper it is written on. Their efforts have resulted …

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