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Hippodrome’s Costume Design Team Performs Double Duty at Holiday Time

Stephanie Parks is responsible for everything everyone wears in the Hipp’s productions of “Scrooge in Rouge” and “A Christmas Carol.”

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‘Exit Santa’ Imagines a World Where Saint Nick Isn’t Very Jolly Anymore

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents an original play by local playwright Robert Hugh Brown that pokes fun at just about every Christmas story ever told.

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‘A Christmas Carol’ Gets Full Makeover as Hipp Continues a 42-Year Tradition

The Hippodrome Theatre’s updated version of the Charles Dickens classic comes with a new set, new director, lots of fresh faces and plenty of songs.

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For Holiday Political Incorrectness, ‘Scrooge in Rouge’ is a Must-See

The Hippodrome Theatre presents an alternate universe to ‘A Christmas Carol’ that includes gender-bending buffoonery. … Oh, and it’s a musical!

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‘Ghosts on the Wall’ Puts Real Faces on Events Surrounding the Holocaust

Actors’ Warehouse presents a stark play based on letters written by Jewish parents in Nazi Germany to their son living in the United States.

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‘Florida Man’ Will Take You Places Where Few Plays Have Gone Before

Michael Presley Bobbitt’s comedy has already played off-Broadway. This week it premieres locally at the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre.

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‘Sordid Lives’ Travels Rocky Road to Very Heart of Dysfunction Junction

Actors’ Warehouse presents Del Shores’ play that puts a comedic twist on a tale of unconditional love, acceptance and “coming out” in a Texas family.

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‘The Blameless’ Asks Tough Question: How Can We Forgive the Unforgivable?

The Hippodrome Theatre presents the east coast premiere of Nick Gandiello’s play that explores the power of familial bonds under the most extraordinary circumstances.

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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’ Offers Proof There Are Two Sides to Every Person

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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