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Jacksonville Interviews

NICK FRADIANI of A BRONX TALE at Times Union Performing Arts Center Interview NICK FRADIANI of A BRONX TALE at Times Union Performing Arts Center
by Jordan Higginbotham - November 12, 2019, Jacksonville

'It really has nothing to do with musical theater. I think just the nerves of getting out there in front of people and doing something that may be a little outside your wheelhouse gives you the confidence to do that. I took a lot of that in preparing for the role. I was much more nervous getting rea...
Layne Roate of SCHOOL OF ROCK at Times Union Performing Arts Center Interview Layne Roate of SCHOOL OF ROCK at Times Union Performing Arts Center
by Jordan Higginbotham - April 08, 2019, Jacksonville

School of Rock is heading to Jacksonville! The musical, featuring music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, will begin on April 16. I had the opportunity to speak with Layne Roate who performs as Ned, the geeky roommate. He is very excited to be in Florida and sharing the musical with audiences in the Sunshine ...
Shortstack Theatre's Emily Suarez And MacKenzy Clyne talk SUMMER CAMP at The 5 & Dime
by Heather Vollman - May 26, 2017, Jacksonville

Summer is right around the corner for Jacksonville students, and that means sun, fun, and…summer camp! If you're looking for a week-long adventure for your children this summer, you'll want to consider Shortstack Theatre Company's Acting and Musical Theatre Camp offerings, hosted by The 5 & Dime in ...
VITAL 5: This Weekend in Jacksonville Theatre
by Heather Vollman - April 20, 2017, Jacksonville

'Whattya wanna do?' 'I dunno, what do YOU wanna do?' 'I dunno, what do YOU-' Stop the madness, y'all. Jacksonville is the smallest big town I've ever seen, and although there is so much to do, it can be overwhelming trying to narrow it down. The Vital 5 is here to help you decide. This weekly fea...
Jason Woods Explores Humanity of Scrooge in Solo Show
by Michael Lipp - December 13, 2016, Jacksonville

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St. Augustine Playwright Brings THREADS OF SILVER AND GOLD Home to Panama
by Michael Lipp - August 29, 2016, Jacksonville

While St. Augustine playwright, Deborah Dickey, was in Central America researching her new play about the role of women in the construction of the Panama Canal called THREADS OF SILVER AND GOLD, a chance meeting with a new friend would open up an exciting and totally unexpected opportunity....