This groundbreaking musical follows the lives of the performers, stagehands and dock workers on a Mississippi River show boat, over 40 years, from 1887 to 1927. The premiere of Show Boat on Broadway was a watershed moment in the history of American musicals, marking a theatrical movement from follies and reviews to what we know now as magical songwriting and storytelling. The musical contributed such classic songs as “Ol’ Man River,” “Make Believe” and “Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man.” Show Boat’s most recent revivals received the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical.
Dawn Wells, probably best known for playing Mary Ann Summers on the CBS sitcom “Gilligan’s Island,” is headlining the cast of “Steel Magnolias” at Alhambra Theatre & Dining. For a long time after production ended on “Gilligan’s Island,” Dawn Wells hoped to change her image as the sweet, pretty “perfect ingenue.” “I was always trying […]
Linzy Lauren, Mandi Jo John and Alexis Tidwell perform as the group The Dreams in “Dreamgirls,” now playing at the Alhambra Theatre & Dining. (Provided by Alhambra Theatre & Dining) Linzy Lauren, Mandi Jo John and Alexis Tidwell perform as the group The Dreams in “Dreamgirls,” now playing at the Alhambra Theatre & Dining. (Provided […]
A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW BY DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM Jacksonville’s Alhambra Theatre opened the Motown-inspired musical, “Dreamgirls” on April 12, 2017. It will run through May 21 at 12000 Beach Boulevard. If you want to see a show loaded with terrific voices, don’t miss this entertaining musical. For reservations, call (904) 641-1212 or […]