The action is set in Truvy’s beauty salon in Louisiana, where all the ladies who are “anybody” come to have their hair done. These strong southern women draw on the underlying strength—and love—which give the play, and its characters, the special quality to make them truly touching and marvelously amiable company.
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 […]