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Seeing Double: “RECKLESSNESS” & “FOURTEEN”

FIRST COAST ACTORS CENTER REVIEW DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM [email protected] , a new intensive training center for actors in the North Florida area, presented two interesting one-act plays on December 19, 2015, at their home in on Beach Boulevard in Jacksonville, Florida. The first play was “”, written by in 1913; it was his first play. O’Neill went on to become one of the world’s most famous playwrights and his “Long Day’s Journey into Night” is considered one of the greatest American plays in theatre history. “Recklessness” was directed by , who also played one of the roles. Mr. …

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Marcus Roberts Coming Home to The Florida Theatre

Genius comes in many forms and influences along the way count, especially when a young, budding little boy loses his sight from glaucoma and cataracts at 5 years of age and his mother’s impact as a gospel singer takes hold. Music lifted this child into a world of brightness and lit the spark of genius. The personal influence of this child’s Mother gave him the support and guidance he needed building a foundation from which he  exploded in talent after immersing himself with the notes and music of Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, John Coltraine, Scott Joplin, Jelly Roll …

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october, 2021

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