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Robin Williams tribute at Comedy Club

On August 11th, 2014, the entertainment world was shocked by news of the suicide of comedy legend . The subsequent anecdotes from family, friends, and all-but-strangers alike seem to paint a picture of what would seem to be one of the most convivial and charitable human beings that ever lived. Despite the postmortem love fest, not all of us can honestly say that we have adored him–or at least his work–all along. Many in the younger generations tended to view Robin Williams as somewhat of a caricature. Someone whose persona was to be mowed down in quick, drive-by segments on …

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Matt & Ben – theatre review

The  group opened a two-weekend run of the satirical comedy “” on February 28, which will run through March 8 at The , 955 North Liberty Street, in downtown Jacksonville. This one-hour/one-act play, which debuted in 2002 at a , was written by  and , two young actresses, who also played the two characters of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. Having seen it, we have concluded that there are three groups of theatre goers who will enjoy this bit of tomfoolery (described by Director  as a “Bromance”) the most: fans of Saturday Night Live skits, fans of TV comedy sitcoms, …

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The 5 & Dime Theatre troupe – “MATT & BEN”

 has been bringing nomadic theatre to unexpected places since the end of 2011. Their motto is “Making change in Jacksonville.” Part of that change is helping Downtown to thrive and contributing “toward the imminent renaissance of the Downtown area.” Their next show will be in new Urban Core venue  at 956 North Liberty Street, Jacksonville, February 28 and March 7 at 8 pm, and March 1 and March 8 at 8 pm and 10 pm. The show in question is  (Feb 28-Mar 7), a satire by  and . In this gender-bending play, two actresses play  and , during the time …

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