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“Hairspray” is loaded with great voices and zany characters

THEATRE JACKSONVILLE REVIEW and present the blockbuster musical “” on stage at 2032 San Marco Avenue in Jacksonville, Florida during June 12-27, 2015. For reservations, call 904-396-4425 or visit theatrejax.com. The musical, which is based on a 1988 film, debuted on Broadway in August, 2002 and was a big hit from the beginning, with audiences at 99% capacity for the first year. The story is based on events related to Baltimore’s real life “Buddy Dean Show,” a popular televised teen dance show that was on the air from 1957 to 1964. The play received eight Tonys, and had a six-year …

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I Ought To Be In Pictures – theatre review

 opened the second show of its fiftieth season under the ownership and management of Craig Smith and partners, with Neil Simon’s classic comedy “.” Continuing their commitment to bring stars to their stage, this show stars , well known for his role as “Al” for eight seasons on “,” and also as the congenial host of “.” This show played at the Alhambra in 1984 and was the start of the thirty-year career of Artistic Director  at what was then called The Alhambra Dinner Theatre. If you are too young to have seen it, or don’t remember it, here is …

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october, 2021

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