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BLITHE SPIRIT – a ghostly comedy

ALHAMBRA THEATRE & DINING REVIEW DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM [email protected] Jacksonville’s has a special treat on tap through June 5, 2016. On stage at 12000 Beach Boulevard is “,” which opened on May 4, and is one of the most unique and interesting comedies ever written. The play was written by (1899 – 1973), who was truly Mr. Theatre, as he was a playwright, director, actor, composer, and singer. Alhambra Director/Producer Tod Booth has assembled a dynamite cast, with outstanding performances that are authentic and thrilling. This play has an interesting history. Germany was bombing London in September of …

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ALHAMBRA THEATRE AND DINING REVIEW DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM [email protected] Take a trip down the for two hours with the ’s second show of 2016, the 1985 Tony Award winning musical, “,” based on ’s great novel “.” The songs by country musician Roger Miller shine through time and time again with warmth and welcome, and are mostly humorous. Producer/Director ’s “Big River“ is brisk, bouncy, and filled with an energetic spirit of fun, although it also includes serious moments related to the practice of slavery during the pre-Civil War era of its Southern setting. The story follows Huckleberry, …

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