Into the FOODS!

Join us Thursday, November 1, for a very special opening night celebration: Starting at 7:00 PM, meet us on the front porch and enjoy the fall weather while you snack on complimentary themed items such as Little Red’s Cranberry-Jalapeno dip (sweet but spicy, just like her!), Jack’s Magic Beans, Pastries from the Baker’s shop, Witch’s … Read more

Into the Woods delayed, here comes Into the Foods

We are sad to announce that one of our lead actors has been hospitalized for a tonsil-related illness and is under strict doctor’s orders not to sing for seven days or risk permanently damaging his voice. The board values our volunteers’ health over anything, and has made the executive decision to delay the opening of … Read more

Art a la Carte: Pierce Pettis in Concert

Join us in welcoming the amazing Pierce Pettis to the ART’s stage Sunday, December 4 for a special holiday show! This alt-folk phenom’s soulful music ranges from folk to blues to bluegrass to pop to what can only be called “Original Americana at its Best,” and is perfectly suited to the Acrosstown’s intimate space. Pierce … Read more

These Shining Lives as Reviewed by Shamrock McShane

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 more

Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase Seeks Additional One-act Play

Gainesville area playwrights: the third annual Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase– staged readings of locally written plays– will be held here, at the ART, December 3 to 6. Because of some schedule changes, we find ourselves in need of one or two more one-act plays. To have your one-act (or otherwise very-short) play considered, please … Read more

Gainesville Lunch Out Blog Reviews Escape of the Unicorn

“The ART has outdone itself with this production. The casting is incredible… Our suggestion is you see this play. It was intelligent, inspiring and insightful. In our opinion there should not be an empty seat at the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre during this run.” Thank you, Gator GLOB! Read the whole review here:

Hello world!

Welcome to our redesigned site! Look around, make yourself at home– we hope you enjoy the new ART.


Check out our new location at the Creekside Mall, 3501 SW 2nd Ave, Suite O, Gainesville, FL, 32607.  Welcome to the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre! We hope you’ll stay awhile. Founded in 1980, the ART develops new talent, plays, audiences and ideas while also celebrating and revivifying the great plays of the past. The ART provides a … Read more