The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre’s 2019-2020 (39th) Season September 12 – October 6, 2019 Thu, Fri & Sat at 8pm, Sun at 2pm Jekyll & Hyde Book and Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse Music by Frank Wildhorn Directed by Dan Christophy Auditions: July 21 & 22, 2019 Based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic thriller, Jekyll & Hyde … Read more 2019-2020 Season
December 4-9, 2018; various times Our 2018-2019 Season marks the sixth anniversary of this not-to-be-missed event! It’s your opportunity to see staged readings of local authors’ plays here– first– before they hit the big time! Best of all, it’s just $15 to see all 14 performances over six days, and get a nifty laminated keepsake ticket (or, you could … Read more 2018 Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase
Open Auditions: Sunday, October 28, 7:00 PM At the Acrosstown: 619 South Main Street Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase Performance dates: December 4-9, 2016 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 … Read more Auditions: 2018 Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase
Do you live in our near Gainesville, Florida? Are you age 18 or under? Have you written a short play (twenty minutes or less)? If you answered “yes” to all three, you’re in the right place! (If you’re over 18 and would like to submit to our festival, please go to this page, instead!) Please … Read more Submit to the Junior Night of Our Local Playwrights’ Showcase
The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre’s 2018-2019 (38th) Season Sep 7-23, 2018 Fri & Sat at 8pm, Sun at 2pm Sunset Village By Michael Presley Bobbitt Directed by Tom Miller In Florida’s most notorious retirement community, a recent widow is pulled into a senior citizen Neverland where venereal disease rates are the highest in the nation, and … Read more 2018-2019 Season
World Premiere All’s Fair Written by Sloane Henry, Directed by Jennifer Hutton March 15 – 25, 2018 The Acrosstown is pleased to be fulfilling its mission to help develop and bring the best new Gainesville plays to fruition (and to our audiences!)! In Gainesville’s newest play, written by Sloane Henry and developed at last year’s … Read more 2018 | 03 All’s Fair
December 7-17, 2017; various times Our 2017-2018 Season marks the fifth 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 more 2017 Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase
Trailer Park Elegy Written & Directed by Michael Presley Bobbitt September 1-17 World Premiere! While working at a trailer park to escape the publicity from a dark episode in his recent past, Elijah finds the cremated remains of a woman sitting forgotten on a shelf for the past 17 years. The effort to uncover the … Read more 2017 | 09 Trailer Park Elegy
Twinkly lights, delicious food and great company– including a diva goat named Mabel– what better way to spend a summer Saturday night in Gainesville? Enjoy scenes from the ART’s 2017-2018 season, great food and drink from Pearl Country Store & Barbeque, a live auction featuring products and services from some of Gainesville’s most iconic shops and … Read more 2017-2018 Season Gala!
The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre’s 2017-2018 (37th) Season Trailer Park Elegy Sep 1-17, 2017 Written & Directed by Michael Presley Bobbitt Aud: July 9 & 10 World Premiere! While working at a trailer park to escape the publicity from a dark episode in his recent past, Elijah finds the cremated remains of a woman sitting … Read more 2017-2018 Season!