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Two Young Promising Playwrights Bring their Scripts to Life with Players By The Sea’s New Voices Program

A Dual Critics Review opened the third edition of New Voices on June 7th at their theatre in with the staging of the world premiere of two one-act plays, running through June 16, 2019. The performances were sponsored by and Troy Spurlin. is a unique educational program designed to support selected new playwrights and involves a lengthy process which provides the writers with the support of a dramaturg, a director, actors, and other theatre-related resources. The current staging is the third time we have had the pleasure of reviewing the results, which included the premier of Madame Bonaparte by , Sentences by …

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Discover Emerging Playwrights: New Voices Young Voices at Players By The Sea Theatre

PBTS Debuts Two Original Works In keeping with the spirit of producing bold new works, will stage the world premiere of two original scripts written by young local playwrights as part of its New Voices Young Voices program. “Winter & I” written by Lauren Hancock and Worth Culver’s “Barry Bianchi: Baltimore’s Best Bail Bondsman, An American Tragedy” open June 7 on Players’ Studio Stage. Both one-act plays will run through June 17 (www.playersbythesea.org). Hancock and Culver were selected to participate in the annual Young Voices program designed to discover emerging playwrights under 18. They embarked on a yearlong process with …

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Avoid The Splash Zone: 'Pontypool' at Players By The Sea

THEATRE REVIEW: Ridin’ Out The Storm in ‘PONTYPOOL” at Players by the Sea

Looking around the Players by the Sea Studio Theatre ahead of the opening of its new psychological thriller “Pontypool,” the anticipation for what was to come was building. audiences were warned that there was no intermission and once seated, there was nothing to do but ride out the storm. Set in a fictional Florida town of Pontypool, reworked to bring the destination south from Canada to Jacksonville. The script was edited by local playwright extraordinaire with permission from author Tony Burgess to change the original snowstorm to hurricane – a force of nature all Floridians can relate to and following …

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Avoid The Splash Zone: 'Pontypool' at Players By The Sea

Avoid The Splash Zone: ‘Pontypool’ at Players By The Sea

Players by the Sea is storming its studio stage with an immersive psychological thriller designed to captivate audiences in real time. “Pontypool” tells the story of a massive storm that causes the townspeople to develop strange speech patterns and commit horrific acts of violence. The hour-long show has no intermission. Once the audience is seated and the virus takes hold, there is nothing to do but ride out the storm. “” opens Oct 26 with an original art exhibit entitled “Verba” by on display in the lobby. The featured works are inspired by the production. The production runs through Nov. …

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A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE Players by the Sea Theatre Review

Dick Kerekes & Leisla Sansom [email protected]   opened “,” a black comedy by Irish playwright , on November 6, 2015 in their studio theatre at 106 North 6th Street in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. It will run through November 21, with performances during Thursday – Saturday at 8:00 pm and on Sunday at 2:00 pm. For reservations, visit playersbythesea.org or call 904-249-0289. Mr. McDonagh has written nine plays since 1994, and Jacksonville Theatre fans now have the opportunity to see the fourth to be done in this area. Previous plays performed here, all of which received Tony nominations for Best Play, …

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