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NE FL Conservatory, Three's a Family

NE FL Conservatory Grows its Repertoire with Three’s a Family

This past weekend, the NE Florida Conservatory debuted its first non-musical (straight) show as they expand their artistic stage outreach beyond vocalists by adding straight plays to their repertoire, Three’s a Crowd, a comedy written by Phoebe and Henry Ephron, opened on Broadway in 1943. It has not been widely performed, which is sad, as it is a very funny script. I don’t know how director Bill Di Stanisloa found this gem. Sam () and Francis Whitaker (Ralin Trosclair) play off each other well sharing their two-bedroom apartment with Francis’ sister, Irma, for two years. Very soon it becomes a …

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Dual Critics Review: KISS ME KATE at the Orange Park Community Theatre

ORANGE PARK COMMUNITY THEATRE REVIEW OPCT opened a delightful version of “Kiss Me Kate” with its first show of 2018, for a run from February 9 – March 4. The theatre is located at 2900 Moody Avenue, in Orange Park, Florida. For reservations, call 904-276-2599 or visit ShowTixNow.com.   For additional information, see www.opct.info.  “” is a musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew,” and is a play within a play. The show is set in Baltimore in the 1940’s and tells the story of Fred Graham and Lilli Vanessi, a divorced couple who have been brought together …

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Once Upon A Time…”SHREK: THE MUSICAL”

Shrek: The Musical Venue: Orange Park Community Theatre Performances: August 21 – September 3, 2017 Book & Lyrics By: David Lindsay-Abaire Music By: Jeanine Tesori Directed By: Tricia Williams & Vicki Lowe Once upon a time in a land far far away, a young ogre named Shrek () is sent out into the cold cruel world by his parents with a warning that since he isn’t handsome his story won’t have a happy ending. Meanwhile, Princess Fiona () is also seven years old when she is locked in a castle that is guarded by a ferocious dragon (). As the …

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