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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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TENNESSEE WILLIAMS/ NEW ORLEANS LITERARY FESTIVAL

The of EU Jacksonville attended the  Conference in New Orleans during March 25-29, which was organized by New Orleans theatre critic , Conference Chair extraordinaire. What made this conference extra special is that it was held at the same time as the 29th annual , a New Orleans tradition founded in 1986 to share the region’s rich cultural history. Williams moved to New Orleans in 1939, shortly after finishing college, and it became one of his favorite cities, along with Key West and New York. On March 26, he would have celebrated his 104th birthday, and although he is gone, …

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