Open Auditions: Sunday & Monday, October 22 & 23, 2017, at 7:00 pm At the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre 619 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601 No Exit By Jean-Paul Sartre Directed by Lola Bond Performance dates: January 5-21, 2018 Don’t be shy, you were born to be a star! Join us at open auditions for … Read moreOpen Auditions: No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre
Open Auditions: Sunday & Monday, March 5 & 6 UMMU By Tom Miller Directed by Michael Presley Bobbitt Performance dates: May 12-28, 2017 Don’t be shy, you were born to be a star! Join us at open auditions for the locally written masterpiece UMMU at the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre! A brilliant artist lost in a … Read moreOpen Auditions for UMMU
Last night’s preview performance was packed– a sell-out crowd! We expect great things from Tommy. Here’s a sneak peak: We’ve also gotten much love from the press already (and we haven’t even opened yet!): From our friends at The Gainesville Sun’s Scene Magazine: http://www.gainesville.com/entertainment/20170216/the-whos-tommy-opens-friday-at-acrosstown-repertory-theatre And from our friends at Downtown Gainesville: ‘The Who’s Tommy’ Ready … Read moreThe Who’s Tommy Opens Tonight!
Between Godot, Tommy and columbinus auditions, we’ve been so busy that we neglected to acknowledge here all the great press Godot received (we did mention it on our facebook page– are we friends yet?) Reviews: “Don’t wait much longer to meet Godot, it’ll end soon. But from all indications, this is going to be a year of … Read moreWaiting for Godot in the News!
The Florida premiere of Commander by Mario Correa, a dramedy exploring the run for the first openly gay presidential candidate, got some good press in Gainesville before its opening last Friday! Here’s what you may have missed: Gainesville Downtown: ‘Commander’ Just the Ticket This Political Season The Gainesville Sun Scene Magazine: http://www.gainesville.com/entertainment/20161013/commander-asks-timely-question-in-election-year You have two … Read moreCommander in the Press: Preview Roundup!
Many thanks to Mike Sanford of the Gainesville Gator Lunch Out Blog for his wonderful review of These Shining Lives! Here are a few excerpts: “‘Lives’ shine brightest in darkest of times.” “…I was totally captivated by Ms. Grimm’s portrayal of Catherine and the weight the character she carried on her shoulders.” “I was enthralled … Read moreThese Shining Lives in the Gator GLOB!
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
Our friends at the Gainesville Sun had a lot to say about These Shining Lives in today’s Scene Magazine! http://www.gainesville.com/entertainment/20160915/these-shining-lives-illuminates-workers-plights-in-20s Check it out, and then grab your tickets– we open tomorrow! Can’t wait? Stop by the theater for a $5 preview performance tonight!