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Limelight Theatre in St. Augustine, Fun Home

A Heart-Gripping Musical at St. Augustine’s Limelight Theatre: Fun Home

A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW St. Augustine’s has opened the Florida debut of Fun Home, a moving, heart-gripping musical (July 26 – August 25, 2019), on the Matuza Mainstage. The story has an unusual origin: it was adapted from a graphic true-life memoir written and illustrated by American cartoonist Alison Bechdel, titled “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic.”  The book, which took over seven years to complete, was well-received after publication in 2006; both Time Magazine and the New York Times listed it as one of the best books of the year.  The musical adaptation, developed through a number of readings and …

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THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER

LIMELIGHT THEATRE REVIEW DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM [email protected] St. Augustine’s Limelight Theatre has filled its Matuza Main Stage with Christmas spirit by opening the popular “” on December 11, 2015. wrote a book of the same name in 1971, which she adapted for the stage in 1982. The play is also popular in Australia, England, and New Zealand under the title “The Worst Kids in the World,” which ought to give you a hint about aspects of the on-stage action. This is the story of the Herdman family, a crew of disorderly and unruly hooligans. Their bullying ways are …

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