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Celebrity Week

Raising Money for Seven Charities -- Celebrity Week is Back

Six members of Jacksonville’s news media will take their turns on the Alhambra stage the week of August 26.  Each will make a cameo appearance during the performance, and the proceeds from the show in which they perform will go to the charity of their choice.  Plus, the celebrity that “fills” the most seats will have a bonus donation made on their behalf to their selected charity.  Because there was no specific part for a fifth actor, Creative Director Tod Booth had to write the celebrities into the script; their lines will be unknown even to them until the night of their performance.  The Alhambra’s Celebrity Week promises to be fun, entertaining and rewarding.  Below is a list of Alhambra performers, their performance date and their charity:
August 26 Arthur Crofton Renda Broadcasting The Salvation Army
August 27 Sam Kouvaris WJXT-TV Dreams Come True
August 28 Catherine Varnum Action News Healing Hands
August 29 Nikki Kimbleton WJXT-TV No More Homeless Pets
August 30 Dawn Lopez Action News Hope Haven
August 31 Nick Loren WTLV First Coast Living JW Townsend Foundation

The Circle

Generation W is proud to present together with the Alhambra Theatre & Dining - The Circle
The Circle is a play about life affirmation written by and starring NBC's Tina Lifford

  • VIP reception 5:30pm 
  • Doors open at 6pm
  • Dinner will be served until 7:00pm
  • Curtain at 7:30pm
  • Join us for a post-show discussion with the cast immediately following the play. Guests are invited to engage.

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Adventures in Parrotdise - A tribute band

Jimmy Buffett is the world’s most famous beach bum. He has marketed his love of Beaches, Bars, Boats and Ballads into a billion-dollar business. He has sold more albums and filled more concert venues than most singers. He has written best seller list books and has a string of successful Margaritaville store/cafes. Buffett’s fans are affectionately known as Parrot Heads. They are found in every demographic and walk of life and are among the most loyal fans in the world. The tropical appeal and “state of mind” known as Margaritaville exists in all of us. It may be the lure of the tropics or some other “parrotdise”, wherever, Jimmy’s music can take you there, and so can this show.

Barrie Cunningham (BC) has been performing Jimmy Buffett’s music for almost as long as Buffett himself. He has also traveled many of the same roads and even played some of the same places Jimmy played on his road to fortune and fame. He takes the show goer on a musical tour. It’s like an ‘ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFETT”. BC is joined by lead guitarist and the original Jimmy Buffett Coral Reefer Band member, Roger Bartlett. BC sings all the “songs you know by heart” like Come Monday, Cheeseburger in Paradise, Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes, and the national anthem of all Parrot Heads, Margaritaville. He also performs songs Jimmy covered like Van Morrison’s Brown Eyed Girl, and the C,S & N’s nautical hit Southern Cross as well as more recent hit recordings like his duets with Alan Jackson, It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere and Zac Brown, Knee Deep.

Jimmy Buffett Coral Reefer Band members and alumni MIKE UTLEY, ROBERT GREENIDGE, DOYLE GRISHAM, AMY LEE, FINGERS TAYLOR, TC MITCHELL and others can be featured in the show, depending on their tour schedule with Jimmy, to make this the most credible and authentic Buffett tribute show anywhere. According to the Coral Reefers, “ADVENTURES IN PARROTDISE is the next best thing to being at one of Jimmy Buffett’s concerts.”

Brother Tom Cunningham, CMA award winning fiddle/mandolin/guitar player also performs in many AIP shows.
This is the only Jimmy Buffett tribute show to play an indefinite engagement in a main showroom at a major Las Vegas Hotel/Casino. It is also the first choice for major corporate events at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville-Las Vegas.


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Alhambra After Dark

Introducing the Alhambra's 2014 Music Series -- The Alhambra After Dark Music & Supper Club.  Join us for these great concert shows featuring some of the most renonwned tribute acts in the world. We know you'll enjoy this musical twist on the Alhambra experience -- something different with the same great quality and excitement you've come to love!

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Genie costume still fits Barbara Eden, much to the delight of Bill Clinton

“I Dream of Jeannie” star Barbara Eden needed themed garb last year for the 21st Life Ball HIV/AIDS charity gala in Vienna, Austria. The theme was “1001 Nights” and she agreed for a costume designer to help, but to make one that covered her up. “As I was packing, a girlfriend said, do you have your genie costume?” She did, tried it on, it fit and she packed it. Upon reaching New York, she tried on the costume designed for her. “I can’t even explain it. It was so awful,” she said. It involved “a helmet and armor.” She wore the genie crop-top and pantaloons instead.

“I was embarrassed but it was fun,” she said, adding that “President Clinton liked it.”He grabbed my hand and said, ‘I have to tell you, Elton John and I were sitting backstage and saying, do you remember when you and I were in college and watching that?’ That was a great awakening,” she said.

Eden spoke Wednesday between rehearsals for her encore appearance in Jacksonville. This time, Eden will star in “Social Security,” a comedy that opens Wednesday at Alhambra Theatre & Dining. The last time, she was mistress of ceremonies in January 1996 when Jacksonville celebrated reaching a metro area population of 1 million people. Eden said Wednesday she didn’t remember a great deal from that event, which was a quick trip. She’ll have more time this visit. Eden is in town rehearsing for the show, which is at the theater through June 8.

The shows run Tuesday-Sunday, with two on Saturday and Sunday.

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  • Pricing Effective for the 2014 Season.

  • Sunday - Thursday Evenings $49.95 + tax per person Friday and Saturday Evenings $55.00 + tax per person
  • Saturday and Sunday Matinees - $47.00 + tax per person
  • Children 12 & under $35.00 + tax per person (no children under 5 years of age admitted excluding Shrek)
  • Military person ONLY & Seniors over the age of 60 - discount $2.50
  • All Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.  Group rates available for 20 or more guests.  Please call the box office directly for pricing at 904.641.1212.
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  • The box office is open on Mondays from 9 AM to 6 PM, however there are no performances on Mondays.  Box office hours on Tuesday - Saturdays from 9 AM to 9 PM.  Sunday hours are 11am - 7pm.  Theatre performances are listed under our Performance schedule and times.  
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  • Special Proscenium seating available for $35 + tax.  Select seats only.  Select shows only.  Restrictions apply.  Not available for White Christmas, Gala Evenings, Special Events or the Alhambra After Dark Music Series.  

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Best of Jacksonville 2013


Congratulations to the staff and to Executive Chef DeJuan Roy for their part in being named Best Dining Destination.

Our very own Craig Smith was awarded the Best Local Hero award for his part in reviving one of Jacksonville's most iconic attractions.

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