Tag Archives: Noel Coward

BLITHE SPIRIT – a ghostly comedy

ALHAMBRA THEATRE & DINING REVIEW DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM [email protected] Jacksonville’s has a special treat on tap through June 5, 2016. On stage at 12000 Beach Boulevard is “,” which opened on May 4, and is one of the most unique and interesting comedies ever written. The play was written by (1899 – 1973), who was truly Mr. Theatre, as he was a playwright, director, actor, composer, and singer. Alhambra Director/Producer Tod Booth has assembled a dynamite cast, with outstanding performances that are authentic and thrilling. This play has an interesting history. Germany was bombing London in September of …

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Ain’t Afraid Of No Ghosts – “BLITHE SPIRIT”

FLORIDA SCHOOL OF THE ARTS THEATRE REVIEW The unearthed another theatrical treasure of yesteryear with the revival of Noel Coward’s comedy/farce “Blithe Spirit.” The show ran for four performances during October 1- 4, 2015 at the college’s campus in Palatka, Florida. This was the third trip the Dual Critics have made to Palatka to see a production, and we were once again delighted with the professionalism of the performance. “Blithe Spirit” has not been done in North Florida for many years; the last production we recall was at Theatre Jacksonville over twenty-five years ago. The play has an interesting history. …

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