Tag Archives: The Wizard of Oz

The Magical Part of Playing Glinda the Good Witch in Wicked, Allison Bailey in the North American Tour of WICKED, Photo by Joan Marcus

The Magical Part of Playing Glinda the Good Witch in Wicked

Interview with Touring Broadway Actress Allison Bailey It has the bones of the classic of good vs. evil, but, at its core, Wicked is the story of an unlikely friendship between Elphaba and Glinda, long before Dorothy dropped in to the magical Land of Oz. The musical sensation opens the 2019-20 Broadway Series November 20-December 1 at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts. You can purchase tickets at www.artistseriesjax.com. EU Jacksonville caught up with Allison Bailey, who stars in her “dream role” as Glinda the Good Witch. The Pensacola native is thrilled for the homecoming of sorts and excitedly …

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Lady Hater, Directed by Alexandra Barreto, TICKETS ON SALE NOW! 2019 Jacksonville Film Festival Returns Nov 15-17

TICKETS ON SALE NOW! 2019 Jacksonville Film Festival Returns Nov 15-17

Jacksonville Film Festival will host the 2019 Jacksonville Film Festival Nov 15-17 at the . Organizers will celebrate the city’s colorful film history with the theme “First Hollywood” representing the city’s past as the “Winter Film Capital of the World.” For over a century, Jacksonville was home to 30 film studios and played a vital role in the country’s film history. The recalls Jacksonville’s past as a destination for the independent film community and future generations of filmmakers poised to utilize the city as their canvas. “By bringing the festival back to where the industry first began, our organization celebrates …

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Lions & Tigers & Bears, Oh My! “THE WIZARD OF OZ”

A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW: NORTHEAST FLORIDA CONSERVATORY The Northeast Florida Conservatory opened the tenth production of its series of outstanding musical theater shows with “The Wizard of Oz” on August 11, 2017. It will run through August 20. You have probably seen one or more versions of what has become one of America’s most popular family musicals, enjoyed by children and adults of all ages. When L. Frank Baum wrote “The Wonderful World of Oz,” a children’s novel first published in 1900, he could not possibly have envisioned its future success as an enduring classic capturing both the hearts and …

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Beloved Books on the Big Screen

Florida is known for many things, mostly football and horrific news stories that cannot be blamed on heat and illiteracy alone. The is offering a reprieve from the Floridian madness in the form of a film series. Every Tuesday beginning on June 14th, the Main Library will be hosting films all summer long in the Hicks Auditorium. As with all library programming, these events are free and open to the public. While all the film selections are adaptations of novels, there is still diversity in tone to ensure that at least one offering will be of interest. Thematically, the films …

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Follow A Yellow Brick Road – “THE WIZARD OF OZ”

FSCJ HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER MUSICAL REVIEW The 10th Annual FSCJ High School Musical opened on stage at the at 11901 Beach Boulevard in Jacksonville, Florida on July 24, 2015. This year’s selection, which will run through August 2, is “.” You have probably seen one or more versions of what has become one of America’s most popular family musicals, enjoyed by children and adults of all ages. When wrote “The Wonderful World of Oz,” a children’s novel which was first published in 1900, he could not possibly have envisioned its future success as an enduring classic, capturing both the imagination …

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Lions & Tiger & Bears, Oh My! “WIZARD OF OZ”

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH THEATRE REVIEW Ponte Vedra Beach’s Christ Episcopal Church and The Mallory Fine Arts Fund opened a two-weekend run of the classic “Wizard of Oz” on April 23, 2015. The spring production has become an annual event; previous productions included “,”, “,” and “.” If you read no further, let it be known this is an excellent production, with excellent performances and is probably the most colorful version we have ever seen. Just imagine over forty-plus actors on stage at the same time in the scene, all dressed in different costumes and hats, displaying multiple colors from the …

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A Tye-Dye Time Warp “MOONCHILDREN”

presents ’s comedy/drama “” from April 9 through April 12, 2015 in the black box theatre at Wilson Center. The play, written in 1971, and set during the academic year of 1965-66, was like a time machine that took the audience back to another era. The plot revolves around the lives of seven college students, who live together in an apartment near an unnamed private college in the Northeast. After a brief run on Broadway in 1972, the play has been revived occasionally, mainly in college and university settings. In the program, Director has provided a timeline of events related …

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3×5 Classic Film Fest

When developing plans for the inaugural , sponsored by ,  approached the process to select a truly great film. By limiting the workshops, panels and other extraneous activities that often detract from the films at similar events, Luckin wants the films to have the space to speak for themselves. “We hope people appreciate the simplicity of it. We didn’t want the films to get lost,” Luckin says. “We want to bring art to the community, so I wanted to pick five films that were really at the top of the heap. These films are regarded as some of the best …

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