View the world’s best short films at the 7th Annual Oscar-Nominated Short Films Fest, set for February 10 & 11 at Amelia Musical Playhouse. Hosted by Kate Hart, the festival features 15 films nominated for Academy Awards shown in four alternating groups.
This year’s program:
Best Animated Short Films plus 3 noted animated filmsscreen on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 11:30am and at 8pm.
Best Live Action Short Films screen at 7:30pm on Friday, Feb. 10 and again at 4:30pm on Saturday, Feb. 11.
Best Documentary Short Films will be shown in two sessions on Saturday, Feb. 11. Group A films will screen at 1:15pm and the Group B films will screen at 2:45pm.
The screenings on February 10 and 11 will include an opportunity for film-goers to pick the films they think will win the Oscar in all three categories. Those who correctly pick the three short films which win on February 26 will be entered into a drawing to win two tickets to one of our upcoming stage productions.
Admission to each individual screening session is $10; a Film Fan Pass (good for admission to one screening of each group— a total of four film session)] is $30. Tickets and passes are available in advance at The UPS Store in the Fernandina Beach Publix shopping center. Any remaining tickets and passes will be available for purchase during the festival at AMELIA MUSICAL PLAYHOUSE. For more, visit ameliamusicalplayhouse.com. or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ALKY : A Play by Jerome McDonough, directed by Martha Garvin February 9, 7:30 pm
Tickets $10 students, $15 adults
For one night only, you are invited to join the drama students from West Nassau High School as they present the play “ALKY” written by Jerome McDonough. The performance is directed by drama instructor, Ms. Martha Garvin, presented by Nassau Alcohol Crime Drug Abatement Coalition (NACDAC), and produced by special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Illinois.
This is an exciting opportunity for the students of West Nassau High School to showcase their talent and relay an excellent message to our community. Proceeds from the production benefit NACDAC. For additional information, please contact Kerrie Albert at email@example.com. Tickets available here.
Live Ink Theatre – Our Voices, Your Imagination Live Ink Theatre is pleased to announce a lively staged reading of “By The Water” written by award winning playwright Sharyn Rothstein Sunday February 12th.
A drama “with fierce compassion and poignant humor”, “By The Water” tells the story of two families in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Winning rave reviews, this timely story reveals to us what’s left when almost all has been destroyed. Come see a stellar cast of actors from Fernandina Beach and Jacksonville perform a riveting and inspiring story you will long remember. There will be a brief and lively talk back with the director and cast immediately following the performance. Cast: Steve Philips, Fran Hindsley, Doug McDowell, Lucas Hopper, Buffy Wells, Ron Price, Rachel Tyler Dramaturg: Cass Willford Director: Sinda Nichols
Tickets $10, available at the door. Doors open at 6:30 pm, Performance begins at 7 pm. Tickets: $10 – cash, at the door, General Seating. The show is performed without an intermission and lasts approximately 1 hour and 15 min.
We are super excited to announce our LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS cast!!
Chiffon – Shannon Johnson
Crystle – Felecia Ewing
Ronette – Jazz Zamour
Shirelle – Jessie Mainor
Seymour – Zach Williams
Mr. Mushnik – Don Bingham
Audrey – Blair Bean
Wino, Luce, Bernstein and everyone else – Patrick Johnson
Audrey II voice – Ron Araya
Audrey II puppeteer – Chris Thiele
Thank you to all who came out to audition. If you’d like to be part of the show behind the scenes, we are always looking for volunteers to assist with sets, costumes, props and publicity.
Stage Aurora Theatre returns to AMP with talented singers performing an evening of Motown Holiday Hits on December 16th that will get you in the holiday spirit.
Buy tickets for Motown Christmas $15, $10 for students
Box Office: Monday-Thursday 8:30am-12:00pm/5:00pm-8:30pm
By Phone: Call (904) 277-3455
Manew Blew & Tom Leon are both blues addicted. They show it regularly on the island, Florida and Georgia. Tom loves to sing some good ole blues & country songs over his acoustic guitar whereas Blew blows…in his “Mississippi Saxophones”(harmonicas)! Manew took the title of Florida Harmonica Grand Champion in 2013-14. He ll sing and play a few originals of his own as well.
Special Guest: Don Anderson, a unique and rare harmonica player, carrying and incarnating a longtime and disappearing harmonica tradition.
Please come share this unique moment announcing a wonderful Christmas!
Buy tickets for Acoustic Blues and Gospel Songs
Take a look at the plays and musicals we have lined up for you so far next year.
January: THE BELLE OF AMHERST
February: 12 ANGRY MEN
March: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
April: STEEL MAGNOLIAS
May: A NIGHT IN THE THEATRE, BITS OF THE BARD
June: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, HEE HAW Y’ALL
July: 6 DANCE LESSONS IN 6 WEEKS
October: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
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