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DUAL CRITICS REVIEW: AIDA at Jacksonville University

Jacksonville University’s College of Fine Arts Performing Arts Series opened the pop-musical “Aida” at on their Arlington campus on February 16, 2018; additional performances are scheduled on February 17, 23 and 25. The musical is based on ’s opera of the same name, with music by and lyrics by . “Aida debuted in 2000 on Broadway and was not a favorite of New York critics. But the public loved it and it ran for 1,800 performances. “Every Story is a Love Story,” the opening song, informs us that “Aida” is a story of love that flourished in a time of …

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Intriguing Music & Excellent Voices in “AIDA”

PLAYERS BY THE SEA THEATRE REVIEW Jacksonville Beach’s and present and ’s AIDA, on stage during July 17 – August 8, 2015. , hoping to attain the success they had with “,” produced this musical which is based ’s opera of the same name. Featuring the music of Elton John and Tim Rice, two of the most popular names in show business, it ran on Broadway for over 1,800 performances. Elton John’s fame no doubt was the reason for its success; the critics were often lukewarm. Even if you have never been to one of Elton John’s many concerts , …

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Timeless Love: “AIDA” @ Players By The Sea

  is celebrating summer by staging a rock ‘n roll version of a timeless love story. Elton John’s “” is presented July 17-31 and Aug 1-8 on the theater’s Main Stage. Based on the book by , and with music by and lyrics by , Aida is directed by . Music is under the direction of with choreography by . Originally written by , Aida was first performed as an Italian-language opera in 1871. The evolution to the Broadway stage was led by Elton John and Tim Rice in March, 2000. The PBTS production honors the story by sticking to …

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Elton John at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena

Elton John and his band returned to Jacksonville on Saturday, March 14 as part of the “All The Hits” tour. The concert featured iconic hits and classic album tracks from throughout his incredible five-decade career, including a selection of songs from his highly acclaimed remastered album, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, which recently celebrated its 40th anniversary. On this concert tour, ’s band includes two of the members of his original band, on guitar and on drums (center). Other members include on bass, on keyboards, and on percussion. EU photographer Fran Ruchalski captured these great photos at the March 14th show. …

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Elton John Saturday, March 14 at Jacksonville Arena

  Elton John and his band return to Jacksonville on Saturday, March 14 as part of the “All The Hits” tour. The tour will feature iconic hits and classic album tracks from throughout his incredible five-decade career, including a selection of songs from his highly acclaimed remastered album, , which recently celebrated its 40th anniversary. ’s band includes  on guitar,  on bass,  on percussion,  on drums, and  on keyboards. “Jacksonville is proud to welcome back music superstar Sir Elton John to the ,” said .  “The Arena continues to prove itself as a premier venue that delivers incredible entertainment opportunities …

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