AUDITIONS: “Commander” by Mario Correa

Open Auditions:  Sunday & Monday, August 21 & 22 Commander By  Mario Correa Directed by Karelisa Hartigan Performance dates: October 14-30, 2016 Don’t be shy, you were born to be a star! Join us at open auditions for the hit new play Commander at the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre! “NEXT STOP, BROADWAY, SURELY!” –Baltimore Sun “STARTLING TIMELINESS” –NPR Baltimore … Read more

OPEN AUDITIONS: These Shining Lives

Open Auditions:  Sunday & Monday, July 17 & 18 These Shining Lives By  Melanie Marnich Directed by Laura Jackson Performance dates: September 16 – October 2, 2016 Don’t be shy, you were born to be a star! Join us at open auditions for These Shining Lives at the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre. These Shining Lives chronicles … Read more


In addition to “celebrating and revivifying the great plays of the past” the Acrosstown is celebrating and revivifying its Youtube channel! Check out our first ODDCAST Podcast, in which Acrosstown veteran Bobby Jones interviews Jessica Arnold on what it’s like to direct The Underpants by Steve Martin. Here’s the link to purchase tickets to The Underpants— … Read more

OPEN AUDITIONS: May 15 & 16– Twelfth Night

Welcome to one of the Bard’s silliest comedies– Twelfth Night, or What You Will— rife with mistaken identities, cross-dressing and romantic intentions gone terribly wrong. And YOU could have a starring role! Don’t be afraid, nobody is expected to be a Shakespearean scholar going in, but you’ll certainly be a force to reckon with by … Read more

OPEN AUDITIONS: “The Underpants” by Steve Martin

The Underpants by Steve Martin, directed by Jessica Arnold Auditions: April 3 & 4 This wild satire is adapted by author and comic actor Steve Martin (yes, THAT Steve Martin!) from the classic German play about Louise and Theo Markes, a couple whose conservative existence is shattered when Louise’s bloomers fall down in public. Louise’s momentary … 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

Submit a Play to our Next Season

Submissions to our 2024-2025 season are now closed  please come back next year! Would you like to direct at the Acrosstown? Or do you know of a show that fits our mission that you would really like to see? Great, you’re in the right place! Fill in the brief form below, attach your script, and hit submit– … 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

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