After a heart-thumping run of 1984 to start its season, the Hippodrome Theatre lightens things up with a hilarious production of The Legend of Georgia McBride, about an Elvis impersonator at a Florida Panhandle dive bar who reluctantly becomes a drag queen. Continue reading
The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with Michael Presley Bobbitt’s heartwarming comedy/drama about finding humanity in the least likely place. Even a goat named Mabel has a role to play! Continue reading
Gainesville’s home for live professional theater kicks off its 45th season with a gripping adaptation of George Orwell’s dystopian novel about Big Brother that, in 2017, seems disturbingly prophetic. Continue reading
The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents its second installment of Summer Shakespeare. This year it’s the Bard’s most frequently performed comedy that’s still funny 400 years after he wrote it. The play opens on Friday night.
This year’s summer musical at the Hippodrome will entertain audiences with a sentimental mix of 1950s and ’60s rock n’ roll as well as popular show and dance tunes — all blended with a good dose of humor.
The award-winning theater company has moved out of its North Main Street storefront and into a historic church building only a block away. Its latest play, the dark comedy Bad Jews, debuts later this week.
The longtime Gainesville resident, best known as a performance artist, puts his writing skills on display this week when the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of his drama centered around a mentally ill patient and his therapist. Continue reading