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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/23 - THE LION KING, FINDING NEVERLAND, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/23 - THE LION KING, FINDING NEVERLAND, and More!
by BWW Special on February 23, 2018 in Jacksonville

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature The Lion King, Finding Neverland, The Crucible, and more! (more...)
BWW Review: MADAMA BUTTERFLY at Times Union Theater BWW Review: MADAMA BUTTERFLY at Times Union Theater
by Jordan Higginbotham on February 20, 2018 in Jacksonville

Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini is a beautiful show full of so much emotion and talent. The beautiful story, in which Miss Saigon is based on, is intriguing and heartbreaking leaving audience members to reflect on what they hold dear. A story of a young girl who believes in love so much she will do whatever it takes to keep a dying and  one-sided marriage alive. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 18 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 18
by Audition Roundup on February 18, 2018 in Jacksonville

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 18, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
SUPER SCIENTIFIC CIRCUS Heads to Jacksonville SUPER SCIENTIFIC CIRCUS Heads to Jacksonville
by BWW News Desk on February 16, 2018 in Jacksonville

???????Super Scientific Circus plays at the Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts on Florida State College at Jacksonville's South Campus (11901 Beach Blvd.) on Sunday, March 11, 2014 at 2 p.m.  for one performances only!  (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More!
by BWW Special on February 16, 2018 in Jacksonville

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More! (more...)
Disney's THE LION KING North American Tour Celebrates Sold-Out Engagement in Jacksonville Disney's THE LION KING North American Tour Celebrates Sold-Out Engagement in Jacksonville
by BWW News Desk on February 15, 2018 in Jacksonville

Disney's The Lion King continues to reign across North America with a sold-out run in Jacksonville. The two-week return engagement at TheTimes-Union Center grossed over $3.1 million at the box office and entertained more than 44,000 theatergoers during 16 performances. This engagement was the second time for the show at The Times-Union Center. (more...)
SHANGHAI CIRCUS Plays at the Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts SHANGHAI CIRCUS Plays at the Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk on February 14, 2018 in Jacksonville

New Shanghai Circus plays at the Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts on Florida State College at Jacksonville's South Campus (11901 Beach Blvd.) on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. for one performance only! (more...)
BWW Interviews: RACHEL BAY JONES On Connections, Theater's Impact, and How Art Will Save Us BWW Interviews: RACHEL BAY JONES On Connections, Theater's Impact, and How Art Will Save Us
by Trevor Durham on February 12, 2018 in Jacksonville

'People need theatre in small towns. People need theatre in smaller cities, in different cities. We need it everywhere. It's important as an artist to remember that. It's not just about going for the brass ring - sometimes the brass ring is right there, sitting at home.' (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 11 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 11
by Audition Roundup on February 11, 2018 in Jacksonville

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 11, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/9 - DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/9 - DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on February 09, 2018 in Jacksonville

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More! (more...)
Awkward Silence Jax presents LOVE AND OTHER FAKE NEWS Awkward Silence Jax presents LOVE AND OTHER FAKE NEWS
by BWW News Desk on February 07, 2018 in Jacksonville

Awkward Silence Jax, a Jacksonville - based sketch comedy troupe, will present their latest show " Love and Other Fake News " this February. The hilarious relationship sketch comedy tour will be stopping Atlantic Beach and Orange Park ! You had to suffer through another Valentine's Day but now it's time to relax. Awkward Silence Jax is here to help by presenting " Love and Other Fake News. " (more...)
Sci-Fi Hilarity and a Giant Man-Eating Plant Invade Alhambra Sci-Fi Hilarity and a Giant Man-Eating Plant Invade Alhambra
by BWW News Desk on February 05, 2018 in Jacksonville

So if your Valentine's Day date isn't going as planned, you can always feed him or her to Audrey II, the giant man-eating plant who stars as the main attraction in the Alhambra's upcoming production of the Broadway smash, Little Shop of Horrors. Little Shop opens Valentine's Day evening, February 14 (but Audrey II will be gleefully eating her prey through March 25). (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 4 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 4
by Audition Roundup on February 04, 2018 in Jacksonville

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 4, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/2 - WAITRESS, LES MIS, PRISCILLA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/2 - WAITRESS, LES MIS, PRISCILLA, and More!
by BWW Special on February 02, 2018 in Jacksonville

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature LES MIS, WAITRESS, PRSCILLA, and More! (more...)
THE LION KING Opens Tonight in Jacksonville THE LION KING Opens Tonight in Jacksonville
by BWW News Desk on January 31, 2018 in Jacksonville

The Jacksonville return of Disney's The Lion King opens tonight, Wednesday, January 31 at 7:30 p.m. at the Times-Union Center for a limited engagement of two weeks through Sunday, February 11. In Jacksonville, The Lion King will play Tuesdays through Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 2 p.m. & 8 p.m., and Sundays at 1 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. "Thus far, sales have exceeded our expectations," said Executive Director Dr. Milt Russos. "Some seats are still available during our two-week engagement, but they are going fast!" (more...)
FSCJ Artist Series presents THE ILLUSIONISTS This March FSCJ Artist Series presents THE ILLUSIONISTS This March
by BWW News Desk on January 29, 2018 in Jacksonville

???????On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world's best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY (www.theillusionistslive.com), will play the Times-Union Center in Jacksonville on March 2 and 3 for three performances only as part of its North American tour in 2018. Tickets for THE ILLUSIONISTS are on sale now and are available by phone, in person and at fscjartistseries.org. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 28 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 28
by Audition Roundup on January 28, 2018 in Jacksonville

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 28, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
FSCJ Artist Series Presents Cirque Eloize SALOON MARCH FSCJ Artist Series Presents Cirque Eloize SALOON MARCH
by BWW News Desk on January 25, 2018 in Jacksonville

The FSCJ Artist Series is pleased to present the Jacksonville premiere of Canadian (or Montreal-based) contemporary circus troupe Cirque Eloize 11th original creation Saloon - A Musical Acrobatic Adventure on March 16, 2018 at the Times-Union Center for one performance only. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/26 - HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/26 - HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More!
by BWW Special on January 26, 2018 in Jacksonville

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More! (more...)
A CHORUS LINE Will Dance to Times-Union Center on April 28 A CHORUS LINE Will Dance to Times-Union Center on April 28
by BWW News Desk on January 22, 2018 in Jacksonville

From the pen of legendary composer Marvin Hamlisch, the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning singular sensation, A CHORUS LINE, is dancing into Jacksonville at the Times-Union Center on April 28, 2018 for one performance only! (more...)
ALHAMBRA AFTER DARK to Open with Elvis & Buddy Holly Tribute Shows ALHAMBRA AFTER DARK to Open with Elvis & Buddy Holly Tribute Shows
by BWW News Desk on January 22, 2018 in Jacksonville

Elvis Presley and Buddy Holly were iconic and game-changing in their era, and still have influence with today's music-makers. The Alhambra Theatre & Dining will kick off its 2018 Alhambra After Dark music series schedule by celebrating Elvis and Buddy Holly. Kevin Mills will return to the Alhambra from February 7 11, 2018 with his award-winning tribute to Elvis in a new show, Elvis is Back! The Rave-Ons, led by one of Alhambra's most popular performers, Todd Meredith, will bring their rendition of Buddy Holly & The Crickets to the Alhambra from March 28 April 1, 2018 in a show entitled, That'll Be the Day. Both shows are concert-style events, and pricing for each show is $65 and includes dinner, performance and parking. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 21 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 21
by Audition Roundup on January 21, 2018 in Jacksonville

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 21, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Jacksonville - Week of 1/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Jacksonville - Week of 1/20/2018
by BWW on January 20, 2018 in Jacksonville

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2018 for Jacksonville (more...)
FSCJ Artist Series presents BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING STORY FSCJ Artist Series presents BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING STORY
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2018 in Jacksonville

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announce that the Tony & Grammy Award-winning Broadway hit Beautiful The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter, will make its Jacksonville premiere at the Times-Union Center for one week only, April 10-15, 2018. To purchase tickets, visit fscjartistseries.org, call (904) 632-5000, or visit the FSCJ Artist Series Box Office. Ticket prices start at $37. (more...)
Opening At ABET This Month: A CLEAN HOUSE Opening At ABET This Month: A CLEAN HOUSE
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2018 in Jacksonville

A married couple who are both doctors have hired a housekeeper named Matilde, an aspiring comedian from Brazil who's more interested in coming up with the perfect joke than in house-cleaning. (more...)