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Hot off Off-Broadway, ‘Sunset Village’ Hits Home

A play written and workshopped in Gainesville before premiering in New York City last month opens the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre’s 38th season on Friday night.

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Hipp Crowds Should Get Kick Out of ‘The Wolves’

The Hippodrome Theatre begins its 46th season this week with an acclaimed coming-of-age play from Sarah DeLappe that gets up close and personal with a…

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AW Getting Jazzed Up About ‘Ain’t Misbehavin”

The Actors’ Warehouse begins its seventh season this week by presenting the Tony Award-winning musical revue. This weekend also includes the AW’s masked-ball fundraiser, “A…

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‘Sunset Village’ Ready for New York City Close-Up

Michael Presley Bobbitt’s hilarious but heartwarming play about the sexual shenanigans at a Florida retirement community makes its debut this weekend at the Broadway Bound…

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AW Brings ‘A’ Game With Gritty Drama ”A’ Train’

Starting this week, the Actors’ Warehouse presents “Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train,” which chronicles a man’s rocky journey through the pitfalls of the criminal justice…

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‘Measure for Measure’ Simply a Guilty Pleasure

For the next four weekends, the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents one of William Shakespeare’s “problem plays” during its Summer Shakes series. Despite the subject matter,…

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Perspective Matters in ART’s Gutsy ‘This Is War’

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre and UF Center for Arts in Medicine present the compelling drama about four Canadian soldiers stationed in Afghanistan with differing accounts…

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The Hipp Goes Nostalgic Again With ‘The Bikinis’

This year’s summer musical at the Hippodrome Theater features an all-female cast and more than 30 songs popularized by artists and groups from the 1960s…

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‘The Effect’ is a Potent Dose of Good Theater

Lucy Prebble’s engaging play about a clinical drug trial gone awry makes its debut this week at the Actors’ Warehouse. (Warning: Side effects may include…

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Acrosstown Absurdity: ‘The Skin of Our Teeth’

Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning allegory about the history of mankind told through the story of one family arrives at the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre this week.

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