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Address: 2032 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207-3214
Phone Number: +1 904-396-4425
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Florida's longest-running community theatre.

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The Little Mermaid

Theatre Jacksonville is a wonderful community theater in general. The Little Mermaid, drawing from actors, dancers, singers and musicians in the community and from DASOTA, was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 June 2016
Professor-Rod
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Theatre Jacksonville is a wonderful community theater in general. The Little Mermaid, drawing from actors, dancers, singers and musicians in the community and from DASOTA, was particularly outstanding.

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St. Marys, Georgia
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

This is a general review of the theatre. We bought season tickets after seeing "Hairspray" a year ago. My son and his wife bought us tickets for Hairspray, and we thoroughly enjoyed the performance, and bought season tickets for this past season. We have really enjoyed the intimacy of the theatre, the quality of the small theatre actors, the experience... More 

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Thank barefootinblueheaven
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Pretty neat little theater for the experience of a old theater. They serve food at the concession stand which is located inside the theater and they have tables next to the seats to put your food and drink. The popcorn tastes like pre made popcorn and don't expect a THX movie theater. But the setting was nice.

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Thank David M
Jacksonville, Florida
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359 reviews
126 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

This small theater, made up of volunteers from the community, was founded in 1919 and based in this same facility since the completion of the building (started in 1927) in 1938. The cast is always great and the venue is charming. The only issue with the theater itself, and I am not sure how to improve given the size, is... More 

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Thank dmarun
FL
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79 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

HAIRSPRAY has upbeat music, an interesting story, and great singers. The costumes added to the feeling you were in Baltimore in 1962. Race relations are at the heart of the show and Tracey, the heroine, makes it her mission to show how unfair it is not to let the black kids be part of the popular TV dance show. If... More 

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Thank mommadocjax
Jacksonville, Florida
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151 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

This is a well-run community theatre with a nice program of straight plays, musicals, and one acts. The surrounding neighborhood of San Marco is worth a visit all on its own - great restaurants for before or after the show.

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Thank Kim and Jim B
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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Perfect little theatre! If you're short, make sure to get a seat towards the front. I saw hairspray here and it was magnificent. A completely volunteer cast but it didn't show. Go see a show here, or be in one!

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Thank Theexplodingawesome
Jacksonville, Florida
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43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

My husband and I decided to do "something different" for our date night, so we saw "Figaro" at Theatre Jacksonville. The show and the actors/actresses were entertaining. We will definitely be back for an encore for another performance.

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Thank DeAnna M
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

I'm a little on the older side and this is the first time I've been to a theatre since I was in high school This is a great venue and there isn't a bad seat in the place. That's the first time I've seen Les Miserables and I was engrossed the entire show. The price was reasonable and buying the... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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65 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2013

I like everything about Theatre Jax. The director is a dedicated professional and works tirelessly to provide quality stage productions, as well as raising support for the theater. The education department provides a terrific summer camp experience which has fanned the flames of many aspiring performers. There are workshops offered throughout the year for kids, teens, and adults. The location... More 

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