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LIMELIGHT THEATRE, The Full Monty, Patric Robinson, St. Augustine

Limelight Theatre Review: The Full Monty

DUAL CRITICS THEATRE REVIEW St. Augustine’s Limelight Theatre opened its 26th season with the revealing comedy “The Full Monty” on September 21. It will remain on the Matuza Main Stage through October 22, 2017. The musical is based on a 1997 British film of the same name, set in Sheffield, England. Playwright Terrance McNally created an Americanized version set in Buffalo, New York, a steel town much like the original. He wrote the book, the music and lyrics are by David Yazbeck. The show opened on Broadway in 2000, was nominated for nine Tony Awards, and ran for 700 performances. …

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THREADS OF SILVER AND GOLD: Women of the Panama Canal

A Classic Theatre of St. Augustine Review Inc. of St. Augustine, Florida presents the world premier of Playwright ’s “” at the , located at 259 San Marco Avenue. The play opened on October 22, 2015 and will continue during October 28 – 30. For reservations and additional information, visit aclassictheatre.org. The attended the first Sunday matinee of this new work, and noted that a majority of those in the audience were women, who no doubt were as curious as we were about the women of the Panama Canal. We were also anxious to learn more about the canal itself, …

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St. Augustine’s Limelight Theatre opened its fifth show of the season on March 6 with “The Boys Next Door,” a touching comedy-drama by playwright Tom Griffin. It will continue on stage through March 29, 2015. “,”  written in 1983 and originally titled “Damaged Hearts, Broken Flowers,” is a look at the world of intellectually disabled adults, through the eyes of four men who live together in group home in Boston, a simply furnished apartment, and the social worker who is assigned to care for them and help them find their way to main-stream living. As such, there is not a …

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THEATRE REVIEW: “Clybourne Park”

St. Augustine’s Limelight Theatre opened one of the hottest plays now on stage in the USA with “Clybourne Park,” by Bruce Norris. The play won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 2012 Tony for Best Play. Norris has based the framework of the story on “,” by . Hansberry’s 1959 classic was made into an 1961 movie. The play was revived in the Jacksonville area last year by Stage Aurora, and on Broadway with Denzel Washington. In Hansberry’s play, Lena Younger, a widowed African-American, purchases a home for her family in Clybourne Park, a white Chicago neighborhood. Karl …

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