During the next two weekends, the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents the fifth annual Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase. The event begins Thursday night with three one-act plays. Continue reading
The Hippodrome Theatre’s musical production, which opens this week, is a warm-and-fuzzy children’s story about friendship that carries a strong message for adults: Let’s all just get along! Continue reading
When the Hippodrome Theatre’s production of A Christmas Carol opens this week, it will mark the 40th consecutive season the theater has presented the Charles Dickens tale about Ebenezer Scrooge and the power of redemption. An informal reunion of cast and crew is set for Saturday.
The Florida Theater Conference is recognizing Lauren Warhol Caldwell with a Lifetime Achievement Award in professional theater later this week during a ceremony at Santa Fe College. Her colleagues agree that the honor is well-deserved. Continue reading
Just in time for Halloween, the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents The Rocky Horror Show, featuring Dr. Frank N. Furter, that “sweet transvestite from Transsexual, Transylvania,” and that catchy “Time Warp” song.
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