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A New Story for our Local Stages: Shadowlands at Theatre Jacksonville

A New Story for our Local Stages: Shadowlands at Theatre Jacksonville

Shadowlands: A Dual Critics Review    opened the second play of its 100th season with Shadowlands by William Nicholson on January 10, 2019, which will remain on stage through January 26. This true story, new to our local stages, is both a romantic drama and an exploration of challenging theological issues.  The play opened in London in 1989, premiered on Broadway in 1990, and garnered a Tony nomination.  Shadowlands is set in the 1950’s in England, and begins with confirmed bachelor C. S. Lewis (known as “Jack”) carousing with his buddies, a scene meant to show his comfortable carefree life.  He …

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Theatre Jacksonville’s 98th Volunteer Awards

Dick Kerekes & Leisla Sansom, Dual Critics of EU Jacksonville On Sunday July 22, 2018, Theatre Jacksonville held its annual celebration honoring volunteers from the 2017 –2018 season. The theatre combines the annual awards ceremony with its membership meeting. This year, the celebration was held at the theatre. Board President, , began by summarizing the past season and its accomplishments. He enthusiastically announced that TJ has once again finished in the black, thanks to the many individuals and groups who have generously contributed funds. Contributors included local foundations and non-profit organizations, businesses, and city and state organizations. New members of …

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Historical Drama: “Wolf Hall” Opens at Theatre Jacksonville

A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW Theatre Jacksonville, now in its 98th season, has opened “Wolf Hall” for a run during March 2 – 18, 2018. Support for the production was provided by . The theatre is located at 2032 San Marco Boulevard. For reservations and additional information, call (904) 396-4425 or visit theatrejax.org. The drama is based on a historical novel by the same name written by English author , who has won numerous awards for her work, including Britain’s prestigious Man Booker Prize in 2009.   The BBC adapted the novel as a miniseries, which aired on PBS in 2015 and …

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