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“Astonishing” Laramie Project (rescheduled), “stunning” 8 spotlight historic LGBT events in back-to-back Fine Arts productions

Two plays based on watershed LGBT-related events, one a tragedy that took place on a dusty plain in Wyoming and the other a victory that sprung from a courtroom in California, are running back to back at Jacksonville University with …

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No nun-sense: Theatre Prof. Deborah Jordan fine-tunes her play “The Calling” at famed Seven Devils Playwrights Conference

Deborah Jordan, an Associate Professor of Theatre, was one of two playwrights-in–residence chosen from 500 applicants nationwide to take part in the 2015 Seven Devils Playwrights Conference this summer at the Alpine Playhouse in McCall, Idaho.deborah jordan sevin devils2

A team …

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Fueled by imagination, Acting Prof. Jason Nettle makes Alhambra directorial debut with ‘Seussical the Musical’

You may know him best as the comic genius behind Lord Farquad in last summer’s “Shrek the Musical” at the Alhambra Theatre & Dining in Jacksonville.

Some were lucky enough to see him in his brilliant one-man show that he …

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Hitchcock masterpiece arrives with “The 39 Steps: A Live Radio Play”

It’s a mix of suspense, mystery and live radio as the Jacksonville University College of Fine Arts presents the genius of Alfred Hitchcock’s “The 39 Steps” Oct. 3-4, complete with a 35-piece live orchestra and “Foley” sound-effects artists to help …

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Fine Arts professor’s film in international online contest

A film by Jacksonville University Art Professor Bill Hill and starring College of Fine Arts students has been selected for showing in the Viewster Online Film Fest (#VOFF), a contest with $100,000 in prizes.

Using this year’s fest theme of …

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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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