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 more

AUDITIONS – Playwrights’ Showcase & Hometown Knights

Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights' Showcase

Don’t be shy, you were born to be a star! Although we are a repertory company, we do hold open auditions for shows– and we’re about to hold auditions for our very own Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase and our original production of Hometown Knights! The showcase will take place December 3-6 this year, and will … Read more

Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase Seeks Additional One-act Play

Gainesville area playwrights: the third annual Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase– staged readings of locally written plays– will be held here, at the ART, December 3 to 6. Because of some schedule changes, we find ourselves in need of one or two more one-act plays. To have your one-act (or otherwise very-short) play considered, please … Read more

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

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 more

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


Auditions: August 9 & 10 Lydia By Octavio Solis, Directed by Kathy Byrne Performance dates: Oct 15-Nov 1, 2015 Set in the 1970s on the Texas border separating the United States and Mexico, Lydia is an intense, lyrical, and magical new play. The Flores family welcomes Lydia, an undocumented maid, into their El Paso home … Read more