FSCJ Artist Series’ Theater Productions Coming to Downtown Jacksonville

By Sarah Roy
Check out the upcoming theater shows and concerts coming to the Times-Union Center, presented by the FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by Chase.

AS LUCY 07I Love Lucy® Live On Stage closes out the FSCJ Artist Series’ 2014-2015 Broadway in Jacksonville Season from March 17-22. This brand-new hit stage show adapted from the most beloved program in television history takes you back to 1952, where you are a member of the Desilu Playhouse studio audience. You experience, firsthand, the filming of two hilarious “I Love Lucy” episodes, complete with a charming host, ’50s style harmonies from the Crystaltone Singers, and the sidesplitting antics of America’s favorite foursome – Lucy, Ricky, Fred and Ethel. The show runs for one-hundred minutes straight through, no intermission. Great seats are still available for all eight performances, and tickets start at $32.50.

I Love Lucy® Live On Stage PerformanceSchedule:
Tuesday, March 17th at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 18th at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 19th at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, March 20th at 8 p.m.
Saturday, March 21st at 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Sunday, March 22nd at 1:30 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Are you a fan of classical music? Itzhak Perlman will perform for one night only on Tuesday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. Beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, he is treasured by audiences throughout the world who respond not only to his remarkable artistry, but also to his irrepressible joy for making music. Perlman has established himself as a cultural icon and household name in classical music. He continues to celebrate the rich tradition of Jewish and klezmer music in the 2014-2015 season, which takes him to both new and familiar major centers around the world. The concert runs for two hours, including an intermission. Tickets start at $42.50.

AS PottedPotter-WandDuo_Publicity_PhotoCalling all Harry Potter fans! Playing to sold out houses all over the world, the Olivier Award-nominated Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter books (and a real life game of quidditch) into seventy hilarious minutes. The show is perfect for ages six to Dumbledore (who is very old indeed). Great seats are still available for all eight performances, and tickets start at $33.74 (and at $25.09 for children 12 and under).

Potted Potter  Performance Schedule:
Tuesday, April 7th at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 8th at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 9th at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 10th at 8 p.m.
Saturday, April 11th at 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 12th at 1 p.m. & 4 p.m.

For tickets to these shows and to see the full event line-up (including Celtic Woman’s 10th Anniversary World Tour, STOMP, “The Price is Right” Live, Menopause the Musical, and Chuggington Live), visit www.ArtistSeriesJax.org or call the FSCJ Artist Series Box Office at (904) 442-2929. Discounts are available for groups of 10+ for most shows.

Author: Arbus

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