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'Addams Family' is musical tale families can relate to

...The Addams Family to the Imperial Theatre stage Sept. 26-28."This is such a piece of pop culture," said director Richard Justice. "The movies of the 1990s introduced a whole new generation to them."And now the musical exposes a new audience...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-09-24/addams-family-musical
Augusta Players to bring 'Spamalot,' Monty Python to stage

...Sunday, Feb. 23."If you are a fan of the movie, everything iconic is in the show," said the show's director Richard Justice. "It's classic Monty Python."The heart of the story is about King Arthur, the Knights of the Round Table...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-02-19/augusta-players-bring
Augusta Players open season Sept. 23 with musical 'Joseph'

...the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat."The Players excel at these pieces because the local talent is amazing," director Richard Justice said. "What they do is so fresh and exciting in theater. And, Joseph is very popular with audiences."Created...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2011-09-13/augusta-players-open-
Augusta Players bring back 'Chicago'

...the second time The Augusta Players have performed Chicago. The group first produced the show in 1993, said director Richard Justice."This was before the revival that happened in 1996 on Broadway when Chicago became all the rave. Everybody...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-02-15/augusta-players-bring
'Superstar' provides many challenges for performers

...the Imperial Theatre. "We knew that Superstar is a big, well-known show," said Augusta Players artistic director Richard Justice. "And with our spring shows, we have to be careful. Because we don't do school shows in the spring, we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/17/app_345245.shtml
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Augusta players recapture magic of Wizard of Oz

...of smoke and flame and a climatic balloon lift-off. "We stuck with the movie as much as possible," said director Richard Justice. "There are some things we couldn't do. We couldn't have the witch melt and there aren't any flying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/12/app_288336.shtml
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'Arsenic' laced with laughter

...he said. "The two main characters don't realize that what they are doing is wrong. It's a quirk." Director Richard Justice said that he approached the material with a real sense of anticipation, despite the inherent scheduling problems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/11/app_294948.shtml
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Flamboyant role is dream come true for 'La Cage aux Folles' actor

...said Dave Bellmer, who plays Georges.This is the first time The Players have attempted La Cage, said director Richard Justice. With a musical score written by Hello Dolly and Mame composer Jerry Herman, La Cage aux Folles is based on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-02-13/flamboyant-role-dream
Opera's lead role can be demanding

...characters - Eva and Juan Peron and a narrator based loosely on Che Guevara - are based on historical figures. Director Richard Justice said the performance demands associated with the show meant casting actors who could handle those demands, though...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/27/art_405957.shtml
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Play brings `Music' to audience's ears

...first 10 minutes, from the living room of the von Trapp villa in one scene to a terrace outside in the next. Director Richard Justice manages it all smoothly, with a minimum of downtime. He has a bit of help: an efficient backstage crew and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/24/liv_297490.shtml
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