Alhambra emerges from shutdown to present classic ‘Cinderella’

How could anyone not love the music in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic Cinderella? Now The Alhambra, legendary dinner theatre in Jacksonville, will present the musical this summer. The show opens on June 11 and runs through July 26. I learned about this production this morning via a Facebook post by a musician I interviewed recently. Continue reading “Alhambra emerges from shutdown to present classic ‘Cinderella’”

A new deal for movie-goers, but indie opportunity missed

AMC Theatres has come up with a new subscription offer for movie-goers. The deal offers perks for monthly subscribers, but what’s missing in all the coverage is the opportunity when it comes to indie films and other indie offerings. Subscriptions aren’t new—others have created similar offerings. Something else is missing from coverage of AMC’s announcement, though. And that missing info suggests the industry needs more than a budget-friendly deal for subscribers.  Continue reading “A new deal for movie-goers, but indie opportunity missed”

Writing about locally produced film opened door on Florida show biz community

Actor Dean Phillippi Sr.
Actor Dean Phillippi, Sr. ; Facebook photo

When I began to cover a film in progress in Jacksonville, I had no idea what was in store. I wrote about the film because I’ve known and respected the producer of I Am Going to Kill Someone This Friday for years.

Once I did an update to the original article, I began to get emails and requests on social media.

Frankly, I simply had no idea.  Continue reading “Writing about locally produced film opened door on Florida show biz community”