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!
We’re in the arts; we always appreciate media spreading the word. But when a outstanding artist in his own right takes the time to write such a thoughtful (and thought-provoking) response to our most recent production, well, we get all verklempt. “…this fine script in the hands of an outstanding company, like this one, becomes more … Read moreThese Shining Lives as Reviewed by Shamrock McShane
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!
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!
Ron Cunningham of the Gainesville Sun reviewed our production of Twelfth Night, and had lots of good things to say about it! “…Lola Bond does Olivia with all the sexual naivety of an heiress possessed of way more cents than sense. Others worthy of note include Carly Labrada’s pneumatic (in the gravity-defying black leather corset sense) … Read moreTwelfth Night REVIEW in the Sun’s Scene Magazine!
Gainesville Lunch Out Blog editor and man-about-town Mike Sanford had some lovely things to say about our current production of Twelfth Night: “The ART ensemble presented a performance that was both compelling, and engaging. Ms. Bond is a regal Olivia who’s not above impromptu comic relief, and Zoe Emblershines as Viola’s long-lost brother Sebastian. Chuck … Read moreTwelfth Night REVIEW in the Daily GLOB!
Mike Sanford, Gainesville Lunch Out Blog’s editor calls the Acrosstown’s production of Steve Martin’s The Underpants “19th Century comedy with new world twists” and says “the small cast of seven actors kept me engaged” and “laughs ensued!” Not enough for you? Read Mike’s entire review here (link opens in a new tab)! And once you have, click … Read moreThe Underpants reviewed in the Daily GLOB!