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Coney Island Christmas: What it Means to be an American During the Holidays

LIMELIGHT THEATRE IN ST. AUGUSTINE Nostalgia and tradition take center stage in the classic holiday production, Coney Island Christmas. Based on the short story by Grace Paley, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Donald Margulies tells the timeless and universal tale of what it means to be an American during the holidays. Coney Island Christmas is staged through December 23rd on the Matuza Main Stage at the . A Jewish author and activist, Paley taps into the true spirit of Christmas, with two hilarious kid pageants layered into a heartwarming story of acceptance. “There is a whole undercurrent throughout the entire show,” says …

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THEATRE REVIEW: “SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH”

St. Augustine’s Limelight Theatre opened a polished revival of one of the better American plays of the past century on January 23, 2015, with “Sweet Bird of Youth,” by Tennessee Williams, which initially opened on Broadway in 1959. Chance Wayne (), after a brief period of military duty, has become a drifter and gigolo, who depends on odd jobs and friendships with older women for support. However, he is not without ambition; he wants to be a film star. He has persuaded Alexandra (), an aging and fading film star he met while working as a pool boy in California, …

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