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A unique two-person musical “The Last 5 Years”

LIMELIGHT THEATRE REVIEW A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW BY DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM [email protected] St. Augustine’s and The Fountain of Youth Spa and Laser Center present composer-lyricist ’s unique two-person musical “,” which opened July 29th, 2016. The production will be on stage at 11 Old Mission Avenue in downtown St. Augustine, Florida through August 21st. Call 904-825-1164 or visit limelight-theatre.org for additional information and reservations. The play, which opened fourteen years ago in Chicago, has gained renewed life in recent years, with the production of a film in 2014 and additional stage productions throughout the world. “The Last 5 …

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13 – A Musical New to Jacksonville

Stanton College Prep School Thespian Troupe 3929 Review presented the North Florida premiere of the musical “” during October 8 – 10, 2015, at the school’s Jacksonville campus on the Northside. The musical made its Broadway debut in 2008, where it featured a cast filled with teenagers and ran for 105 performances. In 2014, CBS films have announced they plan to produce a film version, but haven’t as yet released any status updates about the project. The book was written by and , with music and lyrics by noted composer , who is known to local audiences from productions of …

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ABET’s Songs for a New World

ABET opened its last show of 2013, with Jason Robert Brown’s creation entitled “Songs for a New World.” Mr. Brown put this collection of his songs together several years ago, prior to his achieving fame by winning a Tony for his musical “Parade” (which was staged at Players by the Sea, a few seasons ago). This is a musical but one unlike the traditional musicals we experience, most of which have linear storylines and unambiguous conclusions. The seventeen songs in this two-act production stand alone, and each song has its own plot that unfolds as it is being sung. If …

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