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
On this Thanksgiving Day, there’s so much to be thankful for, including a young girl whose spirit lives on in the form of a song she helped write through Shands’ Arts in Medicine program. 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.
Organizers of the 36th annual Downtown Festival & Art Show handed out $20,000 in judges’ prizes to more than 20 artists on a weekend that drew enthusiastic crowds to the streets of downtown Gainesville.
The busiest weekend of the year in downtown Gainesville involves 240 artists from across the U.S. and beyond, while attracting crowds in the tens of thousands. Artist Peter Carolin said he savors every minute of the two-day visual “feast.”
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.