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.
Father & son perform in Jacksonville on the same night but on different stages Father, Justin Murphy leads in Alhambra’s “Jekyll & Hyde” Son, Trey Murphy, stars in “A Bronx Tale” at Times Union Center (Jacksonville, FL) – 11-year-old Jacksonville native Trey Murphy returns home as Young Calogero in the Broadway National Tour of A […]
Story by JENNIFER MELVILLE In every heart is a delicate dichotomy of good versus evil. This inner tension has inspired art and literature for ages. Robert Louis Stevenson’s 1886 gothic novella, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, took the metaphorical struggle and made it literal. It’s the tale of two men trapped in one body. […]
By David Vandygriff As the Halloween season is upon us, we find Jekyll & Hyde a wonderful addition to the good versus evil to add to this spooky season. Jekyll & Hyde is a tale of two men – one, a doctor, passionate and romantic; the other, a terrifying madman – and two women – […]