In this spirited classic by legendary playwright Noel Coward, Charles Cardomine is a temperamental writer, who is haunted (literally) by the spirit of his first wife, the vivacious Elvira, after she is mistakenly summoned during a seance, by  “Happy Medium” Madame Arcati. Charles suddenly finds himself in the middle of a most unearthly love triangle, between Elvira and his second wife Ruth, as both women vye for his affections. Elvira, however, is determined to have Charles all to herself, even it means finding a way for him to join her in the afterlife!

Cross Roads chronicles Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings’ career following the publication of The Yearling, and depicts St. Augustine during the military boom and the deprivation brought on by wartime rationing. For audience members who are fans of Rawlings' writing, the discovery of new material by the author will be a delight. For local audiences encountering the beloved Florida writer for the first time, they will be impacted by an incredible journey through their own living history, conducted by Rawlings and Baskin, in their own words.

This is an original work created by A Classic Theatre's own Deborah B. Dickey

Two men, one room.

Act I: James John Cox works all day, John James Box works all night. Due to their scehdules,  their Landlord, unknown to either of the men, rents them the same room. This arrangement works perfectly, that is until Box is given the day off.
Act II: Making it’s world debut is a second Act to Cox and Box written by F.C. Burnard with Music by First Coast Opera Director Curtis Tucker. This sequel written in the farcical style of Gilbert and Sullivan” follows the continuing adventures of the men, throwing the Landlord’s wife and a Wealthy Widow into the mix.


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