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Douglas Anderson presents “THE DINING ROOM”

DOUGLAS SCHOOL OF THE ARTS THEATRE REVIEW A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW BY DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, , presented a four-day revival of A. R. Gurney’s classic “The Dining Room” during April 5 – 8, 2017. The play ran for almost eighteen months in New York, with an Off-Broadway debut in 1981 followed by a transfer to Broadway the following year, and was a finalist for the 1985 Pulitzer Prize for drama. This local production was staged in DASOTA’s Black Box Theater, which the school often uses for non-musicals. As critics, we have reviewed …

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Memphis, Players By The Sea, Photos by Chance Usina & Ramona Ramadeen

Where Music Found A Common Chord “MEMPHIS” – Players by the Sea Theatre Review

PLAYERS BY THE SEA THEATRE REVIEW A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW BY DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM [email protected] Our friends at and the present “,” the dynamic 2010 Tony Award winner for Best Musical; the production opened July 22, 2016 and will remain on stage through August 13 at 106 6th Street North in , Florida. Call 904-249-0289 or visit playersbythesea.org for tickets. We recommend calling early, as ticket demand is high. With music and lyrics by ( keyboardist) and book and lyrics by (“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change), the musical is loosely based on a real personality. Memphis …

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“an amazing theatrical presentation…” TREPIDATION NATION

REVIEW On its main stage, Douglas Anderson is presenting an anthology of trepidation-inducting phobias, with thirteen scenes running an average of about eight minutes long. We have all experienced trepidation at some point: a big word which encompasses agitation, anxiety, apprehension, dread, fright, nervousness, tremulousness, uncertainty, worry: the list goes on and on. “Whoa!” you say. “That does not sound like much fun!” Ah, but under the skillful and creative direction of , you will experience an amazing theatrical presentation and yes, the evening includes laughs along the way. This stage treat has an interesting history. TREPIDATION NATION debuted at …

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Douglas Anderson School of the Arts opened a zany comedy by the late Pulitzer Prize winning author  on September 25, 2014. The play will continue with productions on October 2 – 4 at 7:00 pm in the Black Box Theatre on the school’s Southside campus.“” debuted on Broadway in 1972, some 42 years ago. While it lasted only briefly in the Big Apple, it has been a surprisingly successful play, especially popular with high schools and colleges, and is still done frequently throughout the country. When viewing this play, it pays to remember that playwright Zindel’s unique body of work …

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