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Different and cutting edge “WRONG TURN AT LUNGFISH”

Orange Park Community Theatre Review Dick Kerekes & Leisla Sansom  [email protected] OPCT opened its first show of 2016 on January 15th with the fresh, original, cutting edge drama/comedy “.” The play runs through January 31st at 2900 Moody Avenue in Orange Park, Florida. Call (904) 276-2599 or visit opct.info for additional information and reservations. This unique show has adult language, sexual references, and violence. If none of that bothers you, be prepared to laugh a lot and probably even cry. “Lungfish,” which debuted in 1993, was written by Hollywood writer and producer (Pretty Woman & Lavern and Shirley) and co-authored …

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A Full-Blown Madcap Farce – “NO SEX PLEASE, WE’RE BRITISH”

St. Augustine’s Limelight Theatre opened “” on April 17 on the Matuza Main Stage. It will run through May 10, 2015. Call 904-825-1164 or visit limelight-theatre.org for reservations. The show is a full-blown madcap farce but is a bit of a history lesson as well. Read on. The play, written by and , opened in in 1971, and reflects the concerns and values of the era. The comedy was a big hit in England, and played until 1987 at three different theatres. It is set in the small town of Windsor, England, in an upstairs apartment; a business, the National …

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THEATRE REVIEW: “SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH”

St. Augustine’s Limelight Theatre opened a polished revival of one of the better American plays of the past century on January 23, 2015, with “Sweet Bird of Youth,” by Tennessee Williams, which initially opened on Broadway in 1959. Chance Wayne (), after a brief period of military duty, has become a drifter and gigolo, who depends on odd jobs and friendships with older women for support. However, he is not without ambition; he wants to be a film star. He has persuaded Alexandra (), an aging and fading film star he met while working as a pool boy in California, …

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Orange Park Community Theatre Greetings

Orange Park Community Theatre’s Greetings

The Orange Park Community Theatre opened its 2nd show of its 40th season, with Tom Dudzick’s Greetings. This play jumps starts the holiday season, but I supposed you guessed that with a title like Greetings. It will be on stage until December 5th. Call 276-2599 or visit them at www.opct.org. The program says it is set in present day, but I would place it back in the 80s, since there are no cell phones, no computers and not even a television set. It all takes place in the comfortable living room of a lovely house in Pittsburgh designed by Lee …

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