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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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‘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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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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