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‘The Christians’ Might Make Believer Out of You

Lucas Hnath’s provocative play about a megachurch pastor who delivers a divisive sermon to his faithful flock debuts this week on the mainstage at the…

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Poster Artist Tells Story of Gainesville’s Early Days

The 49th annual Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival takes place this weekend along historic Northeast 1st Street. Local artist Mike Segal captures some of…

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AW’s ‘Mud’ Paints Bleak Picture of Rural Poor

The Depression-era drama from acclaimed playwright Maria Fornés debuts Friday night at the Actors’ Warehouse. It’s not pretty, but you won’t be able to look…

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‘All’s Fair’ Offers Modern Take on Relationships

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre debuts a play this week from UF law student Sloane Henry that garnered attention during the recent Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’…

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‘Ripcord’ Makes ‘Frenemies’ of Hipp Acting Duo

Longtime friends Nell Page and Sara Morsey get to poke fun at each other in David Lindsay-Abaire’s retirement-home comedy that opens this week on the…

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Twisted ‘Angel Street’ Takes Some Wicked Turns

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre’s newest production, also known as Gaslight, is a detective thriller about a diabolical husband on a mission to drive his wife to…

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Changeville Ready to Crank It Up Another Notch

Gainesville’s third annual Music and Arts Festival for Social Change will feature comedy, film, panels, poetry, virtual reality and a variety of music, culminating with Benjamin…

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‘Intimate Apparel’ Weaves Tale of Love, Betrayal

The play from Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, opening this week at the Actors’ Warehouse, offers a glimpse into the life of the playwright’s great-grandmother…

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Artist Rediscovered in ‘Into the Light’ Exhibit

The Thomas Center Galleries opens a fascinating exhibit during this month’s Artwalk that examines the paintings, prints and life of Louise Leak, whose finest work…

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Hipp Delivers Knockout Punch with ‘The Royale’

The drama, written by Marco Ramirez, opens Friday on the Hippodrome’s mainstage. The play’s unique rapid-fire structure will, much like the boxers onstage, keep audiences…

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