Tag Archives: Margaret Kaler

A FACILITY FOR LIVING

LIMELIGHT THEATRE REVIEW DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM [email protected] St. Augustine’s opened “,” a dark comedy, on March 4th, 2016, with a run planned through March 26th on the Matuza Main Stage at 11 Old Mission Avenue. For reservations, call 904-825-1164, or visit limelight-theatre.org. In today’s theatre world, there are plays for everyone. We have plays for small children, teenagers, parents of small children and teenagers, and mystery fans, and now, thanks to playwright Katie Forgette, a play for senior citizens! Limelight’s Florida premier of “Facility” should be a big hit for the forty-four thousand (2012 stats) or more retired …

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LIMELIGHT THEATRE REVIEW: “THE BOYS NEXT DOOR”

St. Augustine’s Limelight Theatre opened its fifth show of the season on March 6 with “The Boys Next Door,” a touching comedy-drama by playwright Tom Griffin. It will continue on stage through March 29, 2015. “,”  written in 1983 and originally titled “Damaged Hearts, Broken Flowers,” is a look at the world of intellectually disabled adults, through the eyes of four men who live together in group home in Boston, a simply furnished apartment, and the social worker who is assigned to care for them and help them find their way to main-stream living. As such, there is not a …

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THEATRE REVIEW: “Clybourne Park”

St. Augustine’s Limelight Theatre opened one of the hottest plays now on stage in the USA with “Clybourne Park,” by Bruce Norris. The play won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 2012 Tony for Best Play. Norris has based the framework of the story on “,” by . Hansberry’s 1959 classic was made into an 1961 movie. The play was revived in the Jacksonville area last year by Stage Aurora, and on Broadway with Denzel Washington. In Hansberry’s play, Lena Younger, a widowed African-American, purchases a home for her family in Clybourne Park, a white Chicago neighborhood. Karl …

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