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Douglas Anderson School of the Arts Opens 2018 with ANTON IN SHOW BUSINESS

Douglas Anderson School of the Arts Review A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW by Dick Kerekes & Leisla Sansom The opened its first show of 2018 with the comedy “” on February 1. Additional run dates are February 7, 8, and 9. Anton was written by the pseudonymous and debuted in 2000 at the Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville; it was selected by the American Theatre Critics Association as the best play of the year. Extensive speculation about the playwright’s identity has continued for years within the theatre community; John Jory, a past artistic director at …

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Photo by Cathy Jones, American Idiot, Players By The Sea, Jacksonville Beach, Florida

Green Day’s Rock Opera “AMERICAN IDIOT” at Players By The Sea

The tragedies that occurred on 9/11 shook the world to its core and the fallout inspired the need for change on a global scale. Punk rock pioneers Green Day channeled the uncertainties of the post-9/11 era into the bold, daring rock opera American Idiot that proved there is still nothing more rock ‘n roll than rebellion. Released in 2004, American Idiot fused the rock concept arrangement of The Who’s Tommy with the musical theater format of Jesus Christ, Superstar. This cultural cross pollination birthed the hit Broadway musical of the same name that bridged the gap between politics and youthful …

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TOAD’S WILD EXPEDITION!

Christ Episcopal Church School of the Arts Review A Dual Critics Review by Dick Kerekes & Leisla Sansom Strange animals are lurking on stage in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida at 400 San Juan Drive, where has opened a wonderful new musical. “” opened on April 26, and will run through May 7, 2017. The musical is based on ’s “,” which was first published in 1908. The book is in public domain, and a number of adaptations have been written. The talented wrote this splendid version on short notice. He had been expecting to direct “Once Upon a Mattress,” but …

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