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Online: Sunday Sci-Fi Serials

Sunday Sci-Fi Serials Premiering weekly on YouTube Sundays, June 21st – August 9th The Sunday Sci-fi Serials, presented by the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre, is a collective of writers who are each committed to creating new stories in the style of old serialized science fiction shows. This group will be writing new material and presenting it … Read more

2019-2020 Season

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

2018 Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase

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

2018-2019 Season

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 | 03 All’s Fair

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

2017 Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase

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

Open Auditions: Trailer Park Elegy by Michael Presley Bobbitt

Open Auditions: Sunday & Monday, July 9 & 10, 7:00 pm Trailer Park Elegy Written & Directed by Michael Presley Bobbitt At the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre 619 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601 Performance dates: September 1-17, 2017 Don’t be shy, you were born to be a star! Join us at open auditions for the world premiere of this … Read more

Gainesville Homegrown in the News

A big thank you to our friends at gainesvilledowntown.com for an awesome writeup this week! Acrosstown Theatre Puts Playwrights in Spotlight

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 more

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 more