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 more

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 more

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 more


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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 more

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 more

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

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 more

2015-2016 Season

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre’s 35th Season: R.U.R.  (Rossum’s Universal Robots)       *       July 24-Aug 9, 2015 By Karel Čapek Directed by Gabriel Hughes-Trinity       *       Auditions: May 17 & 18 Rossum’s Universal Robots (R.U.R.), The End of Mankind by the Hand of Robots, was originally produced in … Read more