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"Violet" at ABET has an Unusual Theme, Creative Staging, and Beautiful Music, All Beaches Experimental Theatre

“Violet” at ABET has an Unusual Theme, Creative Staging, and Beautiful Music

A Dual Critics Review: Violet at All Beaches Experimental Theatre (ABET) The All Beaches Experimental Theatre (ABET) celebrated the first year in its new home with the opening of Violet, on September 13, 2019. The musical runs through September 29. The theatre is located at 544 Atlantic Boulevard in , Florida. Visit abettheatre.com or call 249-7177 for additional information and reservations Violet is based on “The Ugliest Pilgrim,” a 1973 short story by . The story was adapted as a film which received an Academy Award in 1954 for Best Live Action Film. The musical, by Jeannine Tesori and Brian …

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A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW by DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM LIMELIGHT THEATRE REVIEW St. Augustine’s staged its final offering of 2016 with the opening of the musical “” on December 1. Tom Key and Russell Treyz wrote the book; Harry Chapin wrote the music and lyrics. The play debuted in 1981, just after the death of Chapin in an auto accident. The play is a contemporary retelling in two acts of the story of the life of Jesus as told in the Gospel of Matthew with a slight update: the story is set in modern times in rural Georgia. The …

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