There are few things as magical as the sound of children laughing. Except maybe mermaids. As Ariel in the production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, experiences the thrill of both night after night. “I can hear the children and the adults just cackling from the stage. That’s my favorite thing about getting to do something like this because every night without fail, you can hear the kids howling,” says Huey. “I see little girls in their mermaid tails and their costumes and it’s the cutest thing ever. Ariel is such an iconic character that I loved at such a young …Read More »
Climbing The Political Beanstalk with Elaina Newport of “CAPITOL STEPS”
It was the Senate office Christmas party in 1981 when and her fellow staffers first lampooned their political contemporaries in song. Performing a parody of your workplace in front of the boss who also happens to hold a public office is a bold move. Newport waited for the fallout that never came. “We worked up a few songs and we really thought we’d do it once and be told to stop, get fired or both,” she says. “And we were sort of surprised when someone said ‘hey,we have our party next week. Will you do our party, too?’ No one …Read More »
A Delightful Dilemma: Men are from Mars – Women are from Venus, Live!
Event: , Live! The differences between men and women are innumerable. The similarities are what are worth noting. There are truths big and small that we all share. “Men are from Mars – Women are from Venus, Live! explores the commonalities in relationships with humor and humanity. The presents this one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up starring June 11th-13th at the (www.artistseriesjax.org). The theatrical comedy is based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book by . Topics including sex, love, dating, and divorce are all represented in a candid and personal way that relates to many of us. As …Read More »