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.
Posted October 12, 2017 03:02 pm Jacksonville.com By Charlie Patton The ghoulish Addams Family first appeared in a one-panel cartoon Charles Addams drew for the New Yorker in 1938. That eventually led to television’s “The Addams Family,” which ran for two seasons on ABC 1964-1966. Many subsequent TV appearances, some live action, others animated, followed. Finally, […]
Dick Kerekes & Leisla Sansom October 9, 2017 Dual Critics A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW Jacksonville’s Alhambra Theatre opened its fall season on October 4, 2017 with “The Addams Family.” This musical comedy is based on the work of cartoonist Charles Addams (1912 – 1988), who first brought the characters to life in 1938 in “The New Yorker.” […]
Dick Kerekes & Leisla Sansom September 29, 2017 Alhambra Theatre and Dining continues its popular Alhambra After Dark Series with six evening performances of “Willie, Reba & the Boys!” which opened September 27, 2017, and will remain on-stage through October 1, 2017. The opening performance was sold out. To purchase tickets for the remainder of the […]