Hometown Knights Review by Sullivan Alfred-Sanford of the Daily GLOB!

Sullivan Alfred-Sanford of the Daily GLOB (Gator Lunch Out Blog– if you’re not getting it delivered to YOUR inbox each day, you’re missing out!) has much to say of our world premiere of Hometown Knights, and all of it, well, damned tasty. “well-seasoned and delicious“ “diverges from 2016 poltical campaigns by remaining engaging and entertaining“ … Read more

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

Submit a Play to our Local Playwrights’ Showcase

Are you a playwright living in or around Gainesville, FL? GREAT! We’d like to know you better! The Homegrown Local Playwright’s Showcase is the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre’s chance tohighlight work done by playwrights in the North Central Florida region. Inclusion in the Homegrown Local Playwright’s Showcase does not guarantee that plays will receive full productions … Read more

2015 | 12 ARTy Holiday Production

ARTY: Plum Pudding for Christmas & Hershel & the Hanukkah Goblins       *       Dec 18-20, 2015 By Virginia Kahl/Eric Kimmel, Directed by Susan Washington/Kathy Byrne The Acrosstown’s Youthtroupe is sure to delight children of all ages in cheerful adaptations of these beloved children’s books. Plum Pudding for Christmas: It is Christmas in … 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

2015 | 11 ARTy: 10 Ways to Survive the ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE

The Acrosstown Youthtroupe (ARTy) proudly presents: 10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse by Don Zolidis. Halloween may be a particularly dangerous time for zombies, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be vigilant all year long! Join our ARTy team as they informatively— and hilariously— show you how to survive a zombie apocalypse. Performances are Friday and … Read more

ARTY-10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre Youthtroupe (ARTY) is a chance for young actors and artists  to get involved in community theater. The ART Youthtroupe’s goal is to promote and facilitate youth-run theater in the greater-Gainesville community by providing free opportunities for young theater patrons to support and champion the dramatic arts. The next ARTY Youth Troupe production … 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