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Concert, art gallery celebrate the Black experience

With 2022’s Black History Month behind us, we can look back and see that Jacksonville University did its part in uplifting Black voices due in no small part to the Black History Month Concert and Art Gallery and their organizer, …

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JU Theatre Resets Romeo and Juliet in St. Augustine (With Pirates)

Romeo and Juliet meet for the first time

Feuding families, plundering pirates and 16th century St. Augustine come together beginning Oct. 31 on Jacksonville University’s Swisher Theater stage in a re-imagined retelling of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.

Not long ago, Director and Linda Barry Stein College of …

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Tony Award-winning musical “Drowsy Chaperone” April 3-6 at JU

The Tony Award-winning play The Drowsy Chaperone April 3-6 at Jacksonville University is a clever tribute to the “Great American Musical” tradition — with a sarcastic twist sure to delight anyone who appreciates Broadway shows.

The production by the JU …

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Jacksonville University Theater’s ‘Eurydice’ begins this weekend; director Deborah Jordan to appear on First Coast Connect on Thursday, Oct. 24

JU assistant theater Prof. Deborah Jordan will be a guest on WJCT-FM 89.9 radio’s public affairs show, “First Coast Connect,” on Thursday, Oct. 24, to tout the upcoming JU production of “Eurydice.”

“First Coast Connect” begins at 9 a.m. To …

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