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Stage Aurora “God’s Trombones” Review

Stage Aurora opened “God’s Trombones” on December 5, which will be on-stage through December 14, 2014. The production is based on ’s tribute to the powerful African-American preachers of his past. Johnson’s book, published in 1927, contains an introduction, a prayer, and seven short sermons in verse, and stage adaptations depend solely upon the vision of director. Casting could be limited to one person (male, with a strong voice) or expanded. , Stage Aurora’s Founder and Executive Director, has framed the work as an immersive extravaganza, filled with music, song, and dance, with an energetic cast of over forty performers. …

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A RAISIN IN THE SUN theatre review

Jacksonville’s is presenting a revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s acclaimed 1959 play “.” The final two performances will be Saturday April 5th at 6:00 PM and Sunday April 6th at 3 PM. All shows are at the Stage Aurora Performance Hall, inside the Gateway Town Center at 5188 Norwood Avenue. For additional information, see stageaurora.org; for tickets, call (904) 765-7372 or see www.ticketleap.com. At the turn of the century in 2000, the 300 critics who made up the  voted for the 25 most significant American plays of the past century. “A Raisin in the Sun” was #7 on the list and …

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Stage Aurora’s The Amen Corner

Stage Aurora gives Jacksonville audiences a rare opportunity to see an early work by the great American writer James Baldwin. “The Amen Corner” will be on stage at 5188 Norwood Ave inside Gateway Town Center, until December 13. For tickets call (904) 756-7372 or visit ticketleap.com. Baldwin wrote only one other play, “Blues for Mr. Charlie,” and we cannot recall either being done locally. Of course, his many novels are available at the library and can be ordered at any bookstore. Baldwin is on several lists of the 100 Greatest African Americans. Baldwin also holds the distinction of being one …

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