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.
In late July of 1967, a single table set for two was situated on an empty lot on Beach Boulevard. The table was covered by an elegant lace cloth and adorned with matching napkins, silverware, stylish china plates and coffee cups, and tall crystal glasses. An elegant candelabra holding five candles stood in the center of […]
A DUAL CRITICS REVIEW BY DICK KEREKES & LEISLA SANSOM Original story: http://eujacksonville.com/2016/11/27/a-christmas-story/ Jacksonville’s Alhambra Theatre opened its annual Christmas show on November 23, 2016 with the area premier of “A Christmas Story.” The production will remain on stage through December 24. If you want to see it, call the Alhambra and get on a waiting […]
LOCAL AUDITIONS (JACKSONVILLE) Casting Call Notice “Show Boat” Music by Jerome Kern Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Call Type: Equity Principal Date of Audition: Monday, January 9, 2017 Location: Alhambra Theatre 12000 Beach Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32246 Time: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Personnel: Producer/Director – Tod Booth Choreographer – James Kinney Musical Director […]