• ATLANTIC BEACH EXPERIMENTAL THEATRE
2010-2011 | Season 19

SUMMER SPECIALS

Presented by ABET and The Vintage Players

BITS AND PIECES

JUNE 4 5 | 2011

directed by ESTA WADDELL

THE VINTAGE PLAYERS are Linda Allen, Ralph Balanesi, Ray Bandy, Gwen Cordes, Margo Getz, Bea Gilliard, Dorothy Hall, Tina Harris, Bob Irwin, Mary Metzler, Frances Paul, Pat Peterson, Phyllis Rice, Bob Shellenberger, Jo Anne Stenski, Carolyn Walker, Charlie White.

The members of Vintage Players, Jacksonville’s only senior theatre company, are actors with varying degrees of theatrical experience. They are all volunteers and have been performing in and around Jacksonville since 1994.


presented by ABET and Black Cake Productions

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THE BELLE OF AMHERST

JUNE 17 18 19 | 2011

by WILLIAM LUCE

directed by RON KURTZ

starring SINDA NICHOLS

The Belle of Amherst is a one-woman play based on the life and writings of the great 19th century poet Emily Dickinson. Set in the Dickinson home parlor in Amherst, Massachusetts, the audience quickly realizes they are part of the play.

Ms. Nichols, an actor and director, resides in Fernandina Beach and has been involved with local theatres such as Players By the Sea and Backlight Theatre. A portion of the proceeds from the ABET performances will be donated by Black Cake Productions to Friends of the Beaches Public Library, and the Emily Dickinson Museum.


presented by ABET and Skrank Tank Productions

NOCTURNE

JUNE 24 25 | 2011

by ADAM RAPP

directed by ERIK DeCICCO

starring DUSTIN WHITEHEAD

A simple and tragic story. In Adam Rapp’s Nocturne, a 32-year-old struggling novelist tells us the story of his life over the past 15 years beginning with the fateful day when he was 17 and his brakes failed, causing him to run over and kill his 10-year-old sister. From that moment forward, normalcy and tranquility, and even sanity, are forever banished from the lives of each member of his Midwestern suburban family. The play reminds us how an inexplicable event can occur without any warning and forever alter the course of our lives.

 

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