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MUSICAL THEATRE PREVIEW: AN EVENING WITH GENE NORDAN & FRIENDS

Sometimes we wish we could enter a time machine and travel back to some of the super entertainment events in North Florida history. Think of being transported to the to see , or the to celebrate an appearance by . Well, we have a tip and a suggestion for a time travel trip that’s happening in the very near future, when North Florida residents will have the opportunity to experience the piano styling of , composer, playwright and performer! He will appear on-stage in “An Evening with Gene Nordan and Friends,” on January 30 and 31, at Players by the …

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Stanton College Prep’s “Pippin” – Dual Critics Review

The International Thespian Troupe 3929 of Stanton College Prep presented their annual musical at  on December 11, 12, 14, 2014. The 1972 hit, “,” by  and , was a well-chosen selection for Stanton’s talented students. The original production ran for almost two thousand performances on Broadway and is now in a fabulous revival that has garnered multiple Tonys and rave reviews. Directors Shirley Sacks and Jeff Grove chose a minimalist approach to the production, with an open stage and limited set pieces which included benches, a tree stump, and a bed on wheels. This was quite a contrast to last …

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The Pirates of Penzance – OP Community Theatre review

OPTC opened its final show of the season with a bit of theatrical magic, an absolutely and incredibly charming revival of the  operetta “”. This show is over one hundred years old, but has retained its charm and popularity, as evidenced by the enthusiastic audience, who responded with repeated and prolonged applause and laughter throughout the show. It is not to be missed. The story revolves around Frederic (played with great comic flair and a wonderful voice by ) who is leaving the group of sentimental and lovable pirates since his apprenticeship is over.  plays Ruth, his nanny; she is …

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Red – theatre review

The  opened John Logan’s “,” winner of six 2010 Tony Awards, including Best Play. It will be on stage through March 29, 2014 at 716 Ocean Boulevard in Atlantic Beach, Florida. Call (904) 249-7177 or visit abettheatre.com for reservations. The play is about abstract impressionist painter . Now, you may not be familiar with him or the play and may be wondering about the relevance of a drama about a man who died over forty years ago and whose work is not as widely known as, for example, that of . Well, let us pique your interest. In 2007 Rothko’s …

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