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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

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

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

2017 | 05 UMMU

May 12-28, 2017 UMMU By Tom Miller Directed by Michael Presley Bobbitt A brilliant artist lost in a world of his own imagination. A brilliant psychologist trapped by his unusual cure. A beautiful woman who may be an angel or an alien, or who may not even exist. This world premiere of a Gainesville play that … Read more

Open Auditions for UMMU

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 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

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

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Support the ART Today! The ART is a completely volunteer-run organization– theatre for the community by the community— and everything we do here (whether it’s a glamourous stage production or simply paying our rent and utilities) is achieved through ticket sales and generous donations from people just like you. Please consider supporting the Acrosstown with … Read more