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From Screen To Stage “FENCES” at PBTS

PLAYERS BY THE SEA THEATRE REVIEW A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW BY DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM Jacksonville Beach’s and sponsors Scott and Nancy McLucas opened “,” by (1945-2005) on March 17, 2017. The play, which received the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for drama, along with a Tony for best play, will remain onstage in the Grace Darling Studio Theatre through April 1. We suggest that readers who want to see the production — which is one of this year’s most outstanding plays — make reservations immediately. The studio theatre has limited seating, and we’re predicting a sold-out house for almost all …

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            The made its North Florida debut February 27 to March 1 2015, at the in downtown Jacksonville. This brand new festival, which hopes to grow into an annual event, was the collaboration of Jacksonville playwright and the Ritz Theatre.             A full stage production of ’s Pulitzer Prize winning ground breaking play, “”, was an excellent choice to launch this new adventure in theatre. Wilder also won a Pulitzer for his “” (1942), and wrote the “” in 1954. The latter was to be transformed into one of the most popular musicals of all time, “”.             I attended …

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 presented a three day run February 6-8 of “” at their performance hall in  in Jacksonville. The play was written by Memphis resident  in 2009. It made an interesting journey on its way to a Broadway 2011  opening starring  Samuel Jackson and Angela Bassett. It originally opened at a London England fringe theatre and was such a hit there and won the British equivalent of a Tony, The Olivier Award in 2010. The play is set in the modest  in Memphis Tennessee. It is the evening of April 3rd l968, the day before was shot on the motel’s balcony.       …

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