The State of the ART, August, 2018

To our dear Volunteers and Patrons: We would like to kick off the new season with an update on the state of affairs at the Acrosstown. Our 2017-2018 season was enormously successful – we were so pleased to be able to host the debut of several first time directors, two world premieres of brand new … Read more

2017-2018 Season!

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre’s 2017-2018 (37th) Season   Trailer Park Elegy Sep 1-17, 2017 Written & Directed by Michael Presley Bobbitt Aud: July 9 & 10 World Premiere! While working at a trailer park to escape the publicity from a dark episode in his recent past, Elijah finds the cremated remains of a woman sitting … Read more

Open Auditions: ARTy Holiday Show (Acrosstown Youthtroupe)

Don’t be shy– you were born to be a star! The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre is proud to announce open auditions for its ARTy (Acrosstown Repertory Theatre Youthtroupe’s) December holiday production of Herschel & the Hanukkah Goblins (by Eric Kimmel) and The Baker’s Dozen, A Saint Nicholas Tale (by Aaron Shepard), both to be directed by … Read more


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


Open Auditions: Sunday & Monday, February 7 & 8 at 7 pm. The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh, directed by Heather Uuk Performance dates: April 22 – May 8, 2016 With echoes of Stoppard, Kafka & the Brothers Grimm, The Pillowman centers on a writer in an unnamed totalitarian state who is being interrogated about the … Read more

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 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

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

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