What: Actors from a London Stage Workshop When: Tuesday, October 9th , 6-8pm Where: The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, 619 South Main St, Gainesville, FL, in the Baird Hardware Center next to Akira Wood and Heartwood Soundstage Cost: Free! Join the Acrosstown and Actors from a London Stage for a FREE Monologue Workshop! Actors from a … Read moreAcrosstown Repertory Theatre Welcomes the Actors from a London Stage for a FREE Monologue Workshop!
The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre seeks entries to its Sixth Annual Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase, and opens the event to those 18 and under! The ART provides a safe place where people of all ages, genders, races, socio-economic backgrounds, and beliefs can create unsafe theatre– thinking people’s theatre– theatre that transforms. And for six years, … Read moreThree Weeks Left to Enter our Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase!
Open Auditions: Sunday & Monday, March 5 & 6 UMMU By Tom Miller Directed by Michael Presley Bobbitt Performance dates: May 12-28, 2017 Don’t be shy, you were born to be a star! Join us at open auditions for the locally written masterpiece UMMU at the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre! A brilliant artist lost in a … Read moreOpen Auditions for UMMU
Last night’s preview performance was packed– a sell-out crowd! We expect great things from Tommy. Here’s a sneak peak: We’ve also gotten much love from the press already (and we haven’t even opened yet!): From our friends at The Gainesville Sun’s Scene Magazine: http://www.gainesville.com/entertainment/20170216/the-whos-tommy-opens-friday-at-acrosstown-repertory-theatre And from our friends at Downtown Gainesville: ‘The Who’s Tommy’ Ready … Read moreThe Who’s Tommy Opens Tonight!
Between Godot, Tommy and columbinus auditions, we’ve been so busy that we neglected to acknowledge here all the great press Godot received (we did mention it on our facebook page– are we friends yet?) Reviews: “Don’t wait much longer to meet Godot, it’ll end soon. But from all indications, this is going to be a year of … Read moreWaiting for Godot in the News!
The Florida premiere of Commander by Mario Correa, a dramedy exploring the run for the first openly gay presidential candidate, got some good press in Gainesville before its opening last Friday! Here’s what you may have missed: Gainesville Downtown: ‘Commander’ Just the Ticket This Political Season The Gainesville Sun Scene Magazine: http://www.gainesville.com/entertainment/20161013/commander-asks-timely-question-in-election-year You have two … Read moreCommander in the Press: Preview Roundup!
We’re in the arts; we always appreciate media spreading the word. But when a outstanding artist in his own right takes the time to write such a thoughtful (and thought-provoking) response to our most recent production, well, we get all verklempt. “…this fine script in the hands of an outstanding company, like this one, becomes more … Read moreThese Shining Lives as Reviewed by Shamrock McShane
Many thanks to Mike Sanford of the Gainesville Gator Lunch Out Blog for his wonderful review of These Shining Lives! Here are a few excerpts: “‘Lives’ shine brightest in darkest of times.” “…I was totally captivated by Ms. Grimm’s portrayal of Catherine and the weight the character she carried on her shoulders.” “I was enthralled … Read moreThese Shining Lives in the Gator GLOB!