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’”

If you missed ‘1776’ at the Alhambra, you missed a great show

1776 A Musical Revolution at Alhambra
Poster for musical show ‘1776, A Musical Revolution’ at The Alhambra in Jacksonville (FL)

We took in the musical ‘1776, A Musical Revolution’ at the Alhambra theater in Jacksonville, FL last week, and if you didn’t, you missed a great show.

It was no small feat for the creators, Sherman Edwards (music and lyrics) and Peter Stone (the book), to come up with a presentation that made history funny, witty, and informative. There were some amazing actors on board too. Throughout the night, the audience laughed and applauded, with many recognizing not much has changed in terms of partisan rancor.

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