Tag Archives: Gino Liardo

“BROKE” thought-provoking, well-acted, and excellently directed

The Performers Academy Theatre Review A Dual Critics Review by Dick Kerekes & Leisla Sansom [email protected] at 3674 Beach Boulevard in Jacksonville, Florida presented “,” a new play, during August 5 – 7 2016. , the author, is a recent graduate of the ; he will be attending The BFA acting program in New York City in the fall. The are familiar with Mr. Robertson as an actor, having seen him at DASOTA in “Ragtime” and “Harold and the Purple Crayon.” This play was co-directed by the playwright and . When we made reservations to see this play, we wondered …

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A thing of change – METAMORPHOSIS

A DOUGLAS ANDERSON THEATRE DEPARTMENT REVIEW The  opened a seven-performance run of ’s “” on April 18, 2015. This provocative play will run through April 25, with performances on that date at 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm. If the title sounds familiar, then you may have seen another play with the same title by which DA presented some years ago, with actors cast as Greek gods and goddesses splashing about in and around a shallow pool that filled most of the stage. This isn’t that play. Kafka wrote Metamorphosis as a novella in 1915. It was adapted for the stage …

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The Douglas Anderson Theatre & Instrumental Department presented the school’s annual musical on November 20, 21, 22, 2014 on its Southside Jacksonville campus with  & Brian Crawley’s winsome musical “Violet.”“” is based on a 1973 short story by  entitled “The Ugliest Pilgrim.” In 1981 it was adapted as a film and won an  for Best Live Action Short Film. The musical debuted Off-Broadway in 1997. The story, set in 1964, is that of Violet (), who embarks on a Greyhound Bus journey from her home in the mountains in North Carolina to Tulsa, Oklahoma. She is twenty-five years old and …

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