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Archive for August, 2010

08/20/2010

South Pacific

    There are some musicals so embedded in theatergoers’ consciousness that it feels like they must always have been in existence—springing full-fledged from the creators’ minds and landing on the stage to unanimous and perpetual applause. South Pacific, now opening the Manatee Players’ season, is one of those musicals; it’s been around so long […]

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08/6/2010

Side Man

    The late, great Dizzy Gillespie once said of jazz, “Men have died for this music. You can’t get more serious than that.”   No one ends up buried in Warren Leight’s Tony Award winner Side Man, the third and final play of the Banyan Theater Company’s summer season. But there’s plenty of death […]

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08/2/2010

Sylvia

    You don’t have to be a dog lover to enjoy Florida Studio Theatre’s current production of A.R.Gurney’s Sylvia. But those who are will definitely get an extra treat from the show.   FST produced Sylvia once before, and it’s also shown on a community theater stage or two in the past. But it’s […]

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