Thursday, September 23, 2010

CW17 Premiere of "In The Pits"

CW17 will begin airing In The Pits on September 25th at 9:00pm. In The Pits is an original and locally–written, –casted, –staged, –shot and –edited sitcom produced by Jacksonville-based BackLight Theatre Group.

In The Pits is a dramatic comedy about a Stage Group named the Parafloramore Theatre Company that in the Great Recession falls into hard times. With a six hundred thousand dollar shortage and a fall in donations the Executive Director, Fincannon, decides to hire the underhanded talents of the corporate sharks to try to bring some financial savvy to their not for profit group.

The show will run at 9:00 p.m. in prime time on Saturday nights beginning September 25th, so tune in to CW17 for great local programming and enjoy In The Pits! Don't forget to check out all of Jacksonville's locally produced programming at

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  1. Stage Aurora Theatrical Company presents the Award winning Broadway Play and Film, FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF by Ntozake Shange, May 8, 2011at the Stage Aurora Performance Hall —5188 Norwood Avenue, Jacksonville, FL.
    Stage Aurora in honor of Mother’s Day is presenting a encore performance of For Colored Girls… This passionately-feminist spellbinding choreopoem is a fluid collection of vivid prose and free verse narratives about and performed by black women. Through dance, music, and poetry, the women are united in sorrow, spirit, pride and soul. This groundbreaking work captures the brutal, tender and dramatic lives of contemporary Black women in relation to all women. For Colored Girls... offers a transformative, riveting evening of talent, message, and theatre.
    Director Dee Quaranta and Co-Director/ Executive Producer Darryl Reuben Hall. The powerful casts feature Joycelyn Petty as Lady in Brown; Chelsea Hunt as Lady in Yellow; Michelle Jones as Lady in Blue, DeeDee Ellis as Lady in Green; Candace Crump as Lady in Purple; Shauntel Bennett as Lady in Orange; Loretta Williams as Lady in Red; with choreography by Adriene Reid. This production explores mature themes not suitable for younger audiences. "A triumphant event, filled with humor. Pure theatre."-New York Daily News
    One Performance Only:
    Sundays, May 8 at 3:00 p.m.
    Tickets will go on sale starting Monday, April 18, 2011. Ticket prices are: $15 in Advance and $20 at the Door. Tickets are $10 in Advance and $15 at the Door for seniors and students. Group rates are available. To purchase tickets, contact the Box Office at (904) 765-7372 or (904) 765-7373 or visit