“There’s No Business Like Show Business” when Annie Oakley is discovered by Col. Buffalo Bill, and this sharpshooter joins his Wild West Show. She falls for the show’s star, Frank Butler, but she soon becomes the main attraction, which, while good for business, is bad for romance. Butler hightails it off to join a rival show, his bruised ego leading the way, but is ultimately pitted against Annie in a final shoot-out. The rousing, sure-fire finale hits the mark every time in a testament to the power of female ingenuity.
Dick Kerekes & Leisla Sansom January 16, 2019 A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW The Alhambra Theatre opened its 2019 season with “Godspell,” which will be on stage through February 10th. The theatre is located at 12000 Beach Boulevard in Jacksonville, Florida. The musical, which has been around since the seventies, ran in New York for over […]
by Jordan Higginbotham Jan. 12, 2019 Jacksonville, “Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord”! Godspell opened at the Alhambra January 11 and is entertaining audiences. The musical follows the parables Jesus Christ told, presented by many different characters in present day terms, accompanied by a wonderful score written by Stephen Schwartz. Our Biblical […]
by The Coastal January 10, 2019 Back in the 1960s and ‘70s, a new restaurant and entertainment trend emerged in the U.S. Dinner theaters, as they were called, allowed visitors to enjoy a piece of performance art as they dined. Casts for the featured plays were often made up of movie and television actors whose on-screen […]