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Players By The Sea is Looking for New Voices

New Voices Program at PBTS Puts Important, Relevant Stories Into The World Players by the Sea is looking for new voices to participate in a year-long program designed to bring original works to the stage. Established in 2016, the was created as a vehicle to nurture and develop scripts by local playwrights. Now that theatres have gone dark during the pandemic, Players revived the program after a yearlong hiatus into a virtual platform “New Voices: Voices Unheard.” “I created the New Voices program as a way for to help nurture and elevate the voices of local playwrights. At that time, …

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DUAL CRITICS REVIEW: A Seat at the Table at Players By The Sea Theatre

PLAYERS BY THE SEA THEATRE REVIEW Jacksonville Beach’s Players by the Sea staged the World Premier of “” on June 1st, 2018; the production runs through June 10th. The theatre is located at 106 6th Street North in , Florida. For reservations call 904-249-0289 or visit playersbythesea.org. The evening began with , Vice President of the PBTS Board of Directors, introducing , the theatre’s new Executive Director, to the audience. She has an impressive background in theatre production, management and development. She will indeed bring her special form of leadership and creativity to the theatre and the beaches community. The …

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“SENTENCES” with characters who attack, spar, confess, regret, and reflect. Don’t miss it.

Players by the Sea in presented the world premier of Drew L Brown’s “Sentences” on June 9, 2017. The play was commissioned by Players under the theatre’s recently initiated program. Drew Brow graduated from in 2014. Of note, he is a Student Academy Award winning writer/director. An early theatrical experience in North Florida was as the co-star in ABET’s outstanding production of “Red” in 2014. He has also appeared locally in “La Cage Aux Folles” at Players and in “Never the Sinner” and “Let’s Kill Greg,” two dramatic productions by the . In addition to writing “,” he co-directed it with . …

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PBTS: 50 Years of Curtain Call Is Just The Beginning

The Script Before The Curtain: Inspiring Playwrights A collaborative program at is giving voice to local playwrights. , developed by associate director , will nurture the development of two new scripts from the page to the stage. “Players by the Sea has a long and rich history of producing original works, in particular by local playwrights,” says Executive Director . “It’s never been anything formal. People would come to us with an idea or concept or a play and we would look at it and say, ‘yeah, why not. We are a local theatre. We want to serve the community.” …

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New Voices: Players by the Sea Announces New Play Development Program

BY BRADLEY AKERS, PBTS Associate Director Producing new plays by local writers is part of Theatre’s mission, an initiative continued since its 1966 inception. Jacksonville is on the brink of experiencing a Renaissance in theatre, that which is highly sparked by New Play Development. Writers such as , , , , , and have presented their work on the Players by the Sea stage, elevating their artistic development and making Jacksonville an incubator for the new voice. The hottest American theatre started somewhere, whether it was a living room reading or a workshop production. Now, in its 50th Season, Players …

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