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2016 Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase

December 8-11, 2016; various times Our 2016-2017 Season marks the fourth anniversary of this not-to-be-missed event! For audiences, it’s the opportunity to see staged readings of local authors’ plays here– first– before they hit the big time! For local playwrights, it’s the opportunity to see how your play works with real actors and real audiences so that you can … Read more2016 Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase

Art a la Carte: Pierce Pettis in Concert

Join us in welcoming the amazing Pierce Pettis to the ART’s stage Sunday, December 4 for a special holiday show! This alt-folk phenom’s soulful music ranges from folk to blues to bluegrass to pop to what can only be called “Original Americana at its Best,” and is perfectly suited to the Acrosstown’s intimate space. Pierce … Read moreArt a la Carte: Pierce Pettis in Concert

Art a la Carte: Coven of Delight Horror-lesque

Join us in welcoming Blooming Productions’ Horror-lesque troupe The Coven of Delight on Friday, November 4! What is horror-lesque? Well, take one part horror, two parts burlesque, put tongue firmly in cheek and get ready for the ride of a lifetime! Burlesque and Horror come together to create a spooky and sexy experience for our lovers … Read moreArt a la Carte: Coven of Delight Horror-lesque

2016|10 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 performance only– Saturday, October 1— at 3 PM. Suggested donation is $10— (“suggested” because reading and speech should … Read more2016|10 BANNED?! A Wacky Look at Banned Children’s Books

Rehearsing for Playwrights’ Showcase

Our casts are busily rehearsing December’s Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase! Eight plays in total; pictured above is the cast of Chuck Lipsig’s musical, The Mad Scientist’s Wonderful Children. Do you have your tickets yet? For a limited time, see as many plays as you’d like over the four-day festival for just $15. Not each … Read moreRehearsing for Playwrights’ Showcase

Audition Update!

Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights' Showcase

In a previous post we mentioned the upcoming auditions on November 8 & 9 for Hometown Knights and the Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase. We’ve had more than a few people ask what the lineup is this year for the showcase, so here you go! Thursday, Dec 3, 8:00 PM Turning Tables a farce written by Esteban … Read moreAudition Update!

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

2015 Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase

December 3-6, 2015; various times Our 2015-2016 Season will mark the third anniversary of this not-to-be-missed event! For audiences, it’s the opportunity to see staged readings of local authors’ plays here– first– before they hit the big time! For local playwrights, it’s the opportunity to see how your play works with real actors and real audiences so that you … Read more2015 Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase