2017 | 01 Waiting for Godot

Two men, loitering by a withered tree, wait… perhaps they wait there still. The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce its production of Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett, directed by Jessica Arnold. It opens Friday, January 20, at 8:00 PM and runs Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM … Read more

2016 Gainesville Homegrown Local Playwrights’ Showcase

December 8-11, 2016; various times Our 2016-2017 Season marks the fourth anniversary of this not-to-be-missed event! For audiences, it’s the opportunity to see staged readings of local authors’ plays here– first– before they hit the big time! For local playwrights, it’s the opportunity to see how your play works with real actors and real audiences so that you can … Read more

2016 | 10 Commander

The Acrosstown Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce the Florida premiere production of the new play Commander by Mario Correa. It opens Friday, October 14, at 8:00 PM and runs Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 PM and Sundays at 2:00 PM through October 30. There will also be a $5 preview on Thursday, October 13 at 8pm (cash-only … Read more

These Shining Lives in the Gator GLOB!

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 more

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


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

2016 | 04 The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh

The Acrosstown Repertory Theater is proud to announce its production of The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh running April 22nd through May 8th at 619 S. Main Street. Performances will be on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. & Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are available below; there are also a limited number of tickets available … 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