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Q&A with Michael Presley Bobbitt: The Phenomenon of ‘Sunset Village’

The Gainesville playwright, fresh off another trip to New York, is bringing his play about a swinging retirement community across town to Gainesville Community Playhouse.

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The ART’s ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ Ample Proof There Are Two Sides to Every Story

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre begins its 39th season with a pop-rock musical based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel about a brilliant mind gone horrifically awry.

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‘God of Carnage’ Parental Advisory: Grownups Acting Just Like Children

Actors’ Warehouse opens its 2019-20 season with Yasmina Reza’s Tony-winning play about two sets of parents who need time-out.

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‘Curious Incident’ Takes Audiences on Teenage Boy’s Magical Mystery Tour

The Hippodrome and UF School of Theatre + Dance present “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” to open the 2019-20 mainstage season.

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After 33 Years, Actor Finally Makes Triumphant Return to the Stage

Jacquie Garvey plays a stroke victim in the Actors’ Warehouse play “Fuddy Meers,” but that’s nothing compared to what she’s endured in real life.

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For a Truly Memorable Experience, Check Out ‘Fuddy Meers’ at the AW

Actors’ Warehouse presents a play by David Lindsay-Abaire about how not to sort things out when amnesia erases everything you ever knew.

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A Tale of Two Local Playwrights: Bobbitt, Alvarez Get Invited to NYC

The Gainesville area residents are among 18 playwrights from around the country whose plays have been selected for the 2019 Broadway Bound Theatre Festival.

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ART’s ‘Macbeth’ No Laughing Matter, But Play is Thoroughly Entertaining

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents Shakespeare’s famous tragedy about a man hellbent on becoming king at any cost.

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Smash Hit ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ Welcomes Its Newest Cast Member

New York-based actor-musician James Penca has joined the Hippodrome Theatre’s summer musical, performing as the legendary Johnny Cash seven times a week.

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New Downtown Doughnut Shop Doesn’t Mind a Little Downsizing

Mini Donut Plains in Union Street Station not only makes and customizes miniature doughnuts, the business offers craft beer on tap and free retro gaming.

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