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'Young Frankenstein' FSCJ Summer Musical

‘Young Frankenstein’ FSCJ Summer Musical Theatre Review

A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW The FSCJ Artist Series and the Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts debuted the thirteenth annual High School Summer Musical Theatre Experience (SMTE) on July 20th, 2018 with “,” Mel Brooks’ zany musical, which runs through July 29th. The musical is based Brooks’ 1974 black and white comedy-horror film by the same name. The film became and remains a cult passion; DVDs are available in public libraries and on-line, and it’s screened on television from time to time. Brooks wrote the lyrics and music for all but one of the songs in the adaptation (“Puttin’ …

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OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES

,  makes its Jacksonville debut Tuesday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. for one performance only . The off-Broadway show is at the intimate Terry Theater in the Times Union Performing Arts Center. Tickets for the show are on sale now at fscjartistseries.org or by calling (904) 442-2929. The New York Times called this musical comedy review “hilarious.” praised the show, which was inspired by the website OldJewsTellingJokes.com.  The website, created by , brought together comedians age 60 and older to relate hilarious jokes from the history of Jewish comedy.  Some of the narrative jokes became sketches dealing with adversity through …

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