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Hometown Knights Review in the Sun

In today’s Gainesville Sun, Ron Cunningham calls our world-premiere production of Hometown Knights “sufficiently witty to be chuckle worthy if not guffaw inducing.” But don’t take his word for it– the show continues two more weekends, and you can purchase online tickets right here! Read the entire review here!

Hometown Knights in the NEWS

The world premiere of Chuck Lipsig’s Hometown Knights is already getting people talking– and we don’t even open until tomorrow! See what Gainesville Downtown has to say about it here… And pick up a hard copy of today’s Gainesville Sun for a preview in Scene Magazine! Edit: Here’s the preview article in Gainesville Sun’s Scene … Read more

OPEN AUDITIONS: “Comfort Phone” & “Do You See Me?”

Open Auditions: Sunday & Monday, January 17 & 18 Comfort Phone by Matt Goode, directed by Sunny Sky Hughes-Trinity Do You See Me? by Beth-Anne Blue, directed by Gabriel Hughes-Trinity Performance dates for both: March 11-27, 2016 Join in performing the world premieres of two  locally-written one-act plays!. In Comfort Phone we look at sanity and the supernatural as someone … Read more

2016 | 01 Hometown Knights – WORLD PREMIERE

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce its world premiere production of Hometown Knights by Chuck Lipsig, directed by Jessica Arnold and Chuck Lipsig, opening Friday, January 15, at 8:00 PM and running Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM through January 31. Hometown Knights is a comedic new twist on … 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

Audition Update!

Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights' Showcase

In a previous post we mentioned the upcoming auditions on November 8 & 9 for Hometown Knights and the Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase. We’ve had more than a few people ask what the lineup is this year for the showcase, so here you go! Thursday, Dec 3, 8:00 PM Turning Tables a farce written by Esteban … Read more

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 day only– Saturday, October 3— at 3 PM or 5PM. Recommended donation is $10— (“recommended” because reading and … Read more

ARTy Auditions for Winter Holiday Program

Auditions for our Youthtroupe’s December production of Plum Pudding for Christmas and Herschel and the Hanukkah Goblins are Monday and Tuesday, October 5 & 6 from 4pm to 6pm at the theater! Join us! Click here for information on how to find our theater. Both of these plays are original adaptations of beloved children’s books: Plum Pudding for … Read more

Catch this Unicorn before it Escapes Forever

The Gainesville Sun calls the cast “stellar” and Dean Carvalho “masterful” as de Chanson. The GLOB says the show is “intelligent, inspiring and insightful” and suggests that “there should not be an empty seat at the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre during this run.” Shamrock McShane names this a “beautiful production, brought to shimmering life” and “meticulously crafted, … Read more

Rare Author Sighting at Friday’s World Premiere of Escape of the Unicorn

Escape of the Unicorn stars, clockwise from top, Jorge DeJesus, Katina Dailey, Dean Carvalho and MandaLyn Fugate Author James Sunwall attended Friday’s premiere of Escape of the Unicorn, and gave it a rave review. “This is just how I pictured my play–” he shared, “only better!” I loved how you brought the characters to life, and added … Read more