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“OKLAHOMA!” a brilliant combination of music and theatre

NORTHEAST FLORIDA CONSERVATORY REVIEW DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM [email protected] Rodgers & Hammerstein’s landmark musical, “” is on stage at , 11363 San Jose Boulevard, Building 200 in Jacksonville. The production opened on March 11, 2016, followed by three additional performances during the opening weekend. Future scheduled performances include March 18 at 8:00 pm, March 19 at 2:00 and 8:00 pm, and March 20 at 2:00 pm. For information and reservations, call 904-374-8639 or visit nfconservatory.org “Oklahoma” has been on stage in Jacksonville many times since its debut in 1943 but there have been no productions in recent years that we …

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Lions & Tiger & Bears, Oh My! “WIZARD OF OZ”

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH THEATRE REVIEW Ponte Vedra Beach’s Christ Episcopal Church and The Mallory Fine Arts Fund opened a two-weekend run of the classic “Wizard of Oz” on April 23, 2015. The spring production has become an annual event; previous productions included “,”, “,” and “.” If you read no further, let it be known this is an excellent production, with excellent performances and is probably the most colorful version we have ever seen. Just imagine over forty-plus actors on stage at the same time in the scene, all dressed in different costumes and hats, displaying multiple colors from the …

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I LOVE LUCY: An Interview with Sarah Elizabeth Combs

Event: I Love Lucy Live On Stage Venue: Times-Union Center Moran Theatre Date: March 17-22 Contact: (904)442-2929 or www.artistseriesjax.org Tickets: $32.50-82.50 From Dorothy’s ruby slippers in Wizard of Oz to Cinderella’s glass slippers in Into The Woods,  is comfortable filling the shoes of strong female characters. But when she booked the audition for I Love Lucy, Combs was hesitant to take the leap from leading lady to funny girl. “When I was cast in the show, I almost didn’t go to the audition. Up until now I had only really done ingénue roles. I just didn’t see it,” she says. …

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