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2019 | 07 Summer Shakes: Macbeth

The Tragedy ofMacbeth By William Shakespeare Directed by Carolyne Salt July 19 – August 11, 2019 Exploring themes of prophesy, ambition, crime, and betrayal, with a healthy dose of sex and the supernatural, the eerie play, Macbeth, is considered cursed, and its name reviled in theaters. Under Director Carolyne Salt’s deft hand, expect brilliantly entertaining cool … Read more

Open Auditions: Shakespeare’s Macbeth

Open Auditions:Sunday & Monday, May 5 & 6, 2019, at 7:00 pm At the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre619 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601 MacbethBy William ShakespeareDirected by Carolyne Salt Performance dates: Jul 19-Aug 11, 2019 Don’t be shy, you were born to be a star! Join us at open auditions for Shakespeare’s Macbeth on May 5 … Read more

2018 | 07 Summer Shakes: Measure for Measure

Summer Shakespeare Measure for Measure Directed by Carolyne Salt July 6 – 29, 2018 Thursdays-Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm Sneak preview: Wednesday, July 5, at 8:00 PM “Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall.” The comedic Measure for Measure explores the dichotomy between corruption and purity, mercy and justice, and hypocrisy and theocracy. Add … Read more

Open Auditions: Summer Shakes Measure for Measure

Open Auditions: Sunday & Monday, April 22 & 23, 2018, at 7:00 pm At the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre 619 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601 Measure for Measure By William Shakespeare Directed by Carolyne Salt Performance dates: July 6-29 , 2018 Don’t be shy, you were born to be a star! Join us at open … Read more

2017 | 06 Much Ado About Nothing – Summer Shakespeare

Summer Shakespeare Much Ado About Nothing By William Shakespeare Directed by Carolyne Salt HELD OVER! Jun 30-Jul 23, 2017 If you caught last year’s Twelfth Night and thought things couldn’t get more ridiculous, you couldn’t be more wrong! Mistaken identities, naughty bits and a masquerade ball– along with more serious meditations on honor, shame and … Read more

Open Auditions: Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing

Open Auditions: Sunday & Monday, April 9 & 10, 7:00 pm There may be short callback auditions the evening of Wednesday, April 12. Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing Directed by Carolyne Salt At the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre 619 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601 Performance dates: June 30 – July 15 (possible holdover through July 23) … Read more

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 more

Twelfth Night REVIEW in the Sun’s Scene Magazine!

Ron Cunningham of the Gainesville Sun reviewed our production of Twelfth Night, and had lots of good things to say about it! “…Lola Bond does Olivia with all the sexual naivety of an heiress possessed of way more cents than sense. Others worthy of note include Carly Labrada’s pneumatic (in the gravity-defying black leather corset sense) … Read more

Twelfth Night REVIEW in the Daily GLOB!

Gainesville Lunch Out Blog editor and man-about-town Mike Sanford had some lovely things to say about our current production of Twelfth Night: “The ART ensemble presented a performance that was both compelling, and engaging. Ms. Bond is a regal Olivia who’s not above impromptu comic relief, and Zoe Emblershines as Viola’s long-lost brother Sebastian. Chuck … Read more