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Romeo and Juliet: An Immersive Experience with Jacksonville University’s Theatre Program

Romeo and Juliet: An Immersive Experience with Jacksonville University’s Theatre Program

Jacksonville University’s Theatre Program presented “Romeo and Juliet,” William Shakespeare’s masterpiece, during October 1 – November 3, 2019. The tragedy of the star-crossed lovers was staged in the Swisher Theatre and directed by Deborah Jordon. Scholars think The Bard wrote the play around 1594; a printed edition was released in 1597. And while we don’t know the date or location of the play’s debut, we do know that Renaissance plays were longer than those of today; productions could easily extend to three or four hours. From the director’s perspective, some editing was needed. She shortened the stage time to two …

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Hilarious Comedy “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)”

THE JEWISH COMMUNITY ALLIANCE THEATRE REVIEW The JCA presented a weekend run of the hilarious comedy “, on May 16 and 17 at 8505 San Jose Boulevard in Jacksonville, Florida. This play was written by , , and , founding members of the . The show debuted at the in 1987 and since that time has been performed frequently throughout the world and has been especially popular in college and university settings. This fast-paced production covered 37 of Shakespeare’s plays in two acts and ran about two hours with an intermission. Act II is devoted entirely to “Hamlet.” The JCA …

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On Stage – where actors play

We here at EU have the solemn (and often fun) duty of getting our readers out of the house and out into the world. This spring there are lots of great venues helping us in our duty. Because whether you like grooving to retro tunes, rocking out, taking in a musical or simply laughing at life, there’s a show on this list that will get you out of the house. Some venues, such as the community theatres, take advantage of our great pool of talented locals. Others bring in acts from around the country and the globe that we would …

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