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ARTy: Help Turn Our Teens into ZOMBIES!!

ARTy (the Acrosstown’s Youthtroupe) needs money to purchase Zombie makeup for our November production of Ten Ways To Survive the Zombie Apocalypse by Dan Zolidis, and you can help! Our youthtroupe provides FREE theatre training for kids, onstage and backstage, and they deserve to be truly horrifying in this production. STEP ONE: Visit our indiegogo campaign, and donate generously. STEP … Read moreARTy: Help Turn Our Teens into ZOMBIES!!

BANNED?! A Wacky Look at Banned Children’s Books

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre is proud to announce a staged reading of its original production, BANNED?!— a strange, silly & unexpectedly educational look at children’s books banned for the most ridiculous of reasons… in celebration of Banned Books Week. Join us one day only– Saturday, October 3— at 3 PM or 5PM. Recommended donation is $10— (“recommended” because reading and … Read moreBANNED?! A Wacky Look at Banned Children’s Books

ARTy Auditions for Winter Holiday Program

Auditions for our Youthtroupe’s December production of Plum Pudding for Christmas and Herschel and the Hanukkah Goblins are Monday and Tuesday, October 5 & 6 from 4pm to 6pm at the theater! Join us! Click here for information on how to find our theater. Both of these plays are original adaptations of beloved children’s books: Plum Pudding for … Read moreARTy Auditions for Winter Holiday Program

Catch this Unicorn before it Escapes Forever

The Gainesville Sun calls the cast “stellar” and Dean Carvalho “masterful” as de Chanson. The GLOB says the show is “intelligent, inspiring and insightful” and suggests that “there should not be an empty seat at the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre during this run.” Shamrock McShane names this a “beautiful production, brought to shimmering life” and “meticulously crafted, … Read moreCatch this Unicorn before it Escapes Forever

The Gainesville Sun Reviews Escape of the Unicorn

“The ART’s close quarters are well suited to de Chanson‘s confined universe. And director Jessica Arnold has selected a stellar cast for this intimate drama. “Dean Carvalho is masterful as de Chanson” “Jorge DeJesus artfully plays the foil to de Chanson’s bluster” “Mandalyn Fugate imbues Duchess Helene with a delicious tinge of evil” Read the … Read moreThe Gainesville Sun Reviews Escape of the Unicorn

Shamrock McShane Reviews Escape of the Unicorn

“[James Sunwall’s] vision of the play is fully realized in Jessica Arnold’s beautiful production, brought to shimmering life by Dean Carvalho, Jorge DeJesus, Katina Dailey, Mandalyne Fugate, and Carolyne Salt. Meticulously crafted, serious yet playful, unflinching, unsentimental, and thought-provoking, Escape of the Unicorn pleasingly unites the page too long dormant with the stage where it … Read moreShamrock McShane Reviews Escape of the Unicorn

Gainesville Lunch Out Blog Reviews Escape of the Unicorn

“The ART has outdone itself with this production. The casting is incredible… Our suggestion is you see this play. It was intelligent, inspiring and insightful. In our opinion there should not be an empty seat at the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre during this run.” Thank you, Gator GLOB! Read the whole review here: https://www.gatorglob.com/art-a-about/item/4430-art-about-escape-of-the-unicorn

Auditions for ARTy Thursday, September 10

Auditions for our Youthtroupe’s November production of 10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse are Thursday, September 10, from 4pm to 6pm at the theater! Join us! Click here for information on how to find our theater. Expect cold readings from a provided script; dress comfortably and be prepared to move. Although auditions, by their very … Read moreAuditions for ARTy Thursday, September 10

URGENT: Actor Needed for Lydia

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we’re in need of a new cast member for our production of Lydia. We’re looking for Rene, the older brother. Age range: 16-30. Ethnicity: Hispanic/Latino (or of that appearance). Spanish-speaking a plus, but not required. Please email the theater at info AT acrosstown DOT org or message us on … Read moreURGENT: Actor Needed for Lydia

Rare Author Sighting at Friday’s World Premiere of Escape of the Unicorn

Escape of the Unicorn stars, clockwise from top, Jorge DeJesus, Katina Dailey, Dean Carvalho and MandaLyn Fugate Author James Sunwall attended Friday’s premiere of Escape of the Unicorn, and gave it a rave review. “This is just how I pictured my play–” he shared, “only better!” I loved how you brought the characters to life, and added … Read moreRare Author Sighting at Friday’s World Premiere of Escape of the Unicorn