Tag Archives: Juan Carlos Unzueta

5 & Dime Theatre Cabaret: An Evening of Song

presented a two-night benefit cabaret on April 14 – 15, 2016 at their theatre home at 700 East Union Street, in Jacksonville, Florida. This was the finest evening of song we have ever heard in thirty-six years of covering the theatre scene in this area. Oh, we have seen some fine cabaret shows over the years but none with TEN featured singers performing! Before we comment on the show, just a few words about this event and similar productions by community theatres in North Florida. The cost of everything is going up, and that includes the cost of putting on …

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Have a love affair with “THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA”

THEATRE JACKSONVILLE REVIEW DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM [email protected] and the presented the first production of 2016 with the North Florida premier of the 2005 Tony Award Winning musical “.” Set in Florence, Italy in 1953, it is the first bilingual Broadway musical. Some of the songs are sung in Italian and a bit of the dialogue is also in that language. The story is based on a short novel by , which was adapted as a musical by (music and lyrics) with a book by playwright , whose previous works include “Prelude to a Kiss” and “Reckless.” A 1962 …

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powerful and creative: ‘THE WHALE’

  The opened Samuel ’s overwhelming play “The Whale” on November 13, 2015. Performances are staged at , located in Jacksonville, Florida in the Riverside neighborhood, and will continue through November 22, 2015. Tickets are available on-line or at the door; for additional information and reservations visit www.the5anddime.org. “” has a provocative script with powerful and creative performances in all five roles.  The play is set in present time in a seedy low-rent apartment occupied by Charlie, an intelligent guy with a master’s degree who teaches writing to students over the internet. Charlie never leaves home; he wouldn’t even be …

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MUSICAL THEATRE PREVIEW: AN EVENING WITH GENE NORDAN & FRIENDS

Sometimes we wish we could enter a time machine and travel back to some of the super entertainment events in North Florida history. Think of being transported to the to see , or the to celebrate an appearance by . Well, we have a tip and a suggestion for a time travel trip that’s happening in the very near future, when North Florida residents will have the opportunity to experience the piano styling of , composer, playwright and performer! He will appear on-stage in “An Evening with Gene Nordan and Friends,” on January 30 and 31, at Players by the …

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october, 2021

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