The Artist Series Presents FOOD FIGHT 5/5-9

After a world premiere at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre in 2007 followed by a national tour, the hilarious musical Food Fight: A Musical Comedy For Waist Watchers! will be giving Jacksonville audiences a helping of the hit show about the universal obsession with food. Food Fight! makes its Jacksonville debut at the Wilson Center for the Arts on May 5-9, 2010 for six performances only!

Food Fight: A Musical Comedy For Waist Watchers! leaves audiences tapping their toes and holding their sides with its spot-on parody songs that include "If I Were A Size Two," sung to "If I Were A Rich Man;" "Botox Queen," to the tune of "Dancing Queen;" and "I Went to the Buffet Lane," to "I Heard It Through the Grapevine."

The entertaining plot line about waistlines follows four ladies in a women's-only gym dealing with food, diets, exercise, yoga, plastic surgery, self-esteem and marriage.

In his review of the premiere, Bill Hirschman of the Sun Sentinel wrote the show, "is a frothy sweet confection....but as they say on Top Chef, the presentation is superb."

Directed by Andy Rogow, the production features Carbonell Award-nominee Missy McArdle, Lili Maron, Tafee Patterson and Amanda Shae Wilborn.

Writer and producer Alan Jacobson, a Palm Beach Gardens resident, drew his inspiration from the constant media attention to food and diets, and he has catered his show to theater-lovers boundless appetite for a feel-good night at the theater with Food Fight: A Musical Comedy For Waist Watchers!

FOOD FIGHT: A MUSICAL COMEDY FOR WAIST WATCHERS will be performed at the WILSON CENTER FOR THE ARTS May 5-9, 2010 for six performances only. Tickets range in price from $33.50 to $43.50. Discounts are available for groups of 10+, 20+, or 40+ by calling (904) 632-3228.

To order by phone with Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover call The Artist Series Box Office at (904) 632-3373 (toll-free outside of Jacksonville 1-888-860-BWAY.)

Tickets are also available online with Instant Seat Selection by visiting the
The Artist Series' website,

The Artist Series is recognized by the State of Florida as a Major Sponsor/Presenter Cultural Institution and is sponsored in part by the State of Florida, through the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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