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Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I , FSCJ Artist Series, Jennifer Melville

Getting to Know You: “The King and I” Inspires and Delights at the Times-Union Center November 13-18

Energetic, engaging, and entertaining from the overture through the reprise, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I opened Tuesday, November 13 at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Jacksonville. Offering a riveting and visually enthralling adventure, The King and I triumphantly inspires and delights young and old alike. The show runs from November 13-18, 2018. Based on the 1944 semi-biographical novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon, The King and I is a familiar story that has appeared on the big screen numerous times over the decades. For many, the 1999 adaptation Anna and …

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Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Fresh Retelling of Cinderella Comes to Jacksonville

When Hayden Stanes first learned that Tatyana Lubov would be playing Ella to his Prince Topher in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, he did what any modern royal would do. He hit her up on Facebook. “I didn’t know her before going into the show. I connected with her on social media as you do. I messaged her on Facebook saying, ‘I found out some interesting news that we might be playing opposite each other,’ and I had no reply. I had no reply for a while and I was like, ‘Oh, did I make a mistake and assume something that …

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Laughs & Riffs – The A-Train Experience

Duval-based comic calls on comedians and musicians alike to get all aboard his entertainment express at Jax Comedy Club If you are at all intimate with the stand-up scene in Jax, then you are most certainly familiar with Jacksonville’s own professional jokester, . He’s been performing here “all his life,” starting out as the “funny kid” and, now into adulthood, opening for many notable national acts such as , , and . If you cover the Jax yuk-yuk scene as I do, he is as much of a fixture in greenrooms as is neurosis. The always affable and down-to-earth comic …

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SUSAN BOYLE IN CONCERT

Superstar singing phenomenon  presented a one-night concert at the  on November 6, 2014. Ms. Boyle has sung for . She has sung for . And now she has sung in Jacksonville, Florida for those of us who were savvy enough and lucky enough to get tickets to this unique musical event. Before we briefly describe the evening, we know that there are three groups of people who are reading this after-the-fact review. First are those who went to the concert, second, those who wish they had gone to the concert, and third, those who are wondering “What is this all …

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So You Think You Can Dance

WHAT: So You Think You Can Dance Tour 2014 WHERE: Times Union Center’s Moran Theater when: Nov 20 at 7:30pm Tickets: $50-$260 info: www.artistseriesjax.org  is dancing her way across the country as as a member of the 2014  nationwide tour. The 20-year-old native placed in the top 10 of Season 11, earning legions of fans and a spot on the 70-city tour. Presented by the , SYTYCD makes its Jacksonville stop Nov 20 at the . The tour features top 10 finalists Belnap, , , , , , , ,  and . The ensemble will perform many of the season’s …

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Alhambra’s Breaking Legs

 opened Tom Dulack’s  at their playhouse on Moody Road in Orange Park. It will run through April 13, 2014. This is the first community theatre production of this comedy; it was part of the ‘s 2004 season starring . This is the tale of a New England College professor Terrance () who is also a part-time playwright. He is trying to get financing from a trio of Italian mobsters in the Boston area to get his play staged Off-Broadway. He has some connections to the family who owns the restaurant where all the action takes place, as the alluring 28 …

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Memphis: The Musical – theatre review

“” opened Tuesday night at the  in downtown Jacksonville and will continue through Sunday March 23. For tickets, call (904) 442-2929 or visit artistseriesjax.org.  is like a travel bureau for North Florida theatre-goers. Last month, we took a two-hour trip to England and France during the era of the First World War with “.” This week our trip is to Memphis, Tennessee during the 1950s, where thanks to great music and outstanding singing and dancing, we experience the birth of Rock and Roll. The plot is loosely based on the life and career of , who in the early 1950s …

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