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Acrosstown Puts Its All Into ‘Rocky Horror Show’

Just in time for Halloween, the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents The Rocky Horror Show, featuring Dr. Frank N. Furter, that “sweet transvestite from Transsexual, Transylvania,” and…

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Hippodrome Hits Stride With ‘Georgia McBride’

After a heart-thumping run of 1984 to start its season, the Hippodrome Theatre lightens things up with a hilarious production of The Legend of Georgia McBride,…

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‘Se Llama Cristina’ Takes Journey Out of Darkness

The Actors’ Warehouse begins its 2017-18 season this week with a drama by Octavio Solis that looks at a Latino man and woman facing their…

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Another Acrosstown Original: ‘Trailer Park Elegy’

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with Michael Presley Bobbitt’s heartwarming comedy/drama about finding humanity in the least likely place. Even a goat…

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Timing Everything as Hippodrome Presents ‘1984’

Gainesville’s home for live professional theater kicks off its 45th season with a gripping adaptation of George Orwell’s dystopian novel about Big Brother that, in…

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‘Me & Jezebel’ Shows Davis as Real-Life Character

The two-women production at the Actors’ Warehouse describes what happened when the aging film star dropped in on a Connecticut family and made herself right…

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‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Exudes Playfulness

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents its second installment of Summer Shakespeare. This year it’s the Bard’s most frequently performed comedy that’s still funny 400 years…

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The Hipp’s ‘Forever Plaid’ Summer Comfort Food

This year’s summer musical at the Hippodrome will entertain audiences with a sentimental mix of 1950s and ’60s rock n’ roll as well as popular…

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Actors’ Warehouse Ready to Christen New Home

The award-winning theater company has moved out of its North Main Street storefront and into a historic church building only a block away. Its latest…

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Tom Miller’s ‘UMMU’ Takes You to Another World

The longtime Gainesville resident, best known as a performance artist, puts his writing skills on display this week when the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre presents the…

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