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A CHRISTMAS STORY at the Alhambra

ALHAMBRA THEATRE AND DINING REVIEW A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW BY DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM Jacksonville’s opened its annual Christmas show on November 23, 2016 with the area premier of “.” The production will remain on stage through December 24. If you want to see it, call the Alhambra and get on a waiting list; while it’s currently sold out, cancellations do occur from time to time. The initial inspiration for this nostalgic look at the past came from a book by author and radio entertainer . “In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash,” first published in 1966, is …

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Tick-Tocks, Teacups & Candelabras “Beauty and the Beast”

A Dual Critics Review by Dick Kerekes & Leisla Sansom [email protected] The Alhambra Theatre has scheduled a summer show that is family-friendly and will appeal to theatre goers of all ages. This year’s treat is the ever-popular smash hit musical “,” which opened on June 15 and will be on stage through July 31, 2016. If you read no further than this, let it be known that the production is top-notch, filled with peerless voices, delightful dancing, and magnificent costumes. Many readers are familiar with this French fairytale that debuted as an animated musical Disney film in 1991. A stage …

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A Holiday Ghost Tale “CHRISTMAS CAROLE”

Alhambra Theatre & Dining Review Dick Kerekes & Leisla Sansom [email protected] ‘Tis the Christmas season and no Christmas— past, present, or future— would be complete without Charles Dickens’ touching morality tale, “.” The ’s version is back for the twenty-fourth time, where it opened with a sold-out gala night on November 27, 2015. Skinflint Ebenezer Scrooge will be delighting audiences until December 24th. If you are reading this, you are likely either someone who has seen a past performance of this show at the Alhambra and want to know if it is true to the heritage of the past, or …

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Alhambra’s Christmas Carole is back

That penny-pinching old skinflint Ebenezer Scrooge is back in residence with the Alhambra’s Christmas Carole until Christmas Eve, as the original musical of Charles Dickens’ classic by Bruce Allen Scudder and Janie Newell makes its 23rd appearance on the stage where this version was born. The Dual Critics usually write reviews to enlighten the public about what to expect in the show and hopefully to encourage them to see it. Well, that is not the case with this review, since all 51 performances are SOLD OUT! If you want to see it, you can call the theatre, give them a date, and …

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