Hot Off the Presses is a rundown of this weeks’ local (and sometimes not so local) news coverage related to Theater in Gainesville and surrounding areas. Email [email protected] we’ll get it up in no time flat.Theater reigns supreme this summer (Gainesville Sun, June 2, 2010) Acrosstown Repertory Theatre Acrosstown Theater Needs Your Vote (Gainesville Guardian, July 1, 2010) Local salons competing to bring clients to Hippodrome for new production (Gainesville Sun, June 1, 2010) Mystery Improv Theater (Gainesville Sun, June 3, 2010) Shear Madness at The Hipp (In Site Gainesville, June 4, 2010) Hipp’s ‘Shear Madness’ an evening of comedic pleasure (Gainesville Sun, June 10, 2010) Audience participation is key to ‘Shear Madness’ plot (The Alligator, June 10, 2010) The Producers (Insite Gainesville Blog, July 8, 2010) Classic Expectations (The Gainesville Sun, July 8, 2010) UF introduces ‘Creative B” (UF Insider, June 7, 2010) Local community organization Acrosstown Repertory Theatre has been accepted into the Pepsi Refresh Everything Project.
It’s the uproarously funny whodunit where the audience gets to solve the crime. The information provided by the audience will influence the outcome of this award-winning comedy.Barrie Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh Music by Mark Charlap Additional Music by Jules Styne Additional Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green Produced by Special Arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.May 13 – June 13, 2010 As the lights go out in the bedroom, the windows open and a boy who won’t grow up comes soaring through – and into our hearts!A combination of comedy, mystery and improvisation, incorporates current events, celebrities and gossip into the script, keeping it local and constantly fresh. ” Was it her friend, Barbara De Marco, the hairstylist extraordinaire? Hippodrome Theatre Website Shear Madness Facebook Event Musical Based on the Play by James M.Living above the Shear Madness hair salon can be murder. Was it Tony Whitcomb, the salon’s irrepressible proprietor? Barrie Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh Music by Mark Charlap Additional Music by Jules Styne Additional Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green Produced by Special Arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.It’s a tough life, making it in the world of beautiful people but if you can’t be a hero it helps to have one. You’ll find out, in this hilarious tale of humble accountant, Henry, as he tries to flee with the cash and is forced into increasingly wild attempts to hide his plans from his visiting friends, the police and the syndicate.
Acrosstown Repertory Theatre Website Play It Again, Sam Facebook Event by Ray Cooner. Gainesville Community Playhouse Website Funny Money Facebook Event Musical Based on the Play by James M.
The project, which only accepts 1000 projects nationwide every month, allows visitors to the site to vote on what projects they think should be funded.
The Top 10 projects in each category of funding will receive money to enrich their organizations.
Ocala Civic Theatre Website Peter Pan Facebook Event by Woody Allen. Bookish and insecure with women, Allan’s hero, Bogey comes to the rescue, with a fantastic bevy of beauties played out in hilarious fantasy sequences.
Allan mostly resembles a disheveled, friendly dog and this is what ultimately charms his best friend’s wife, Linda into bed. So, what do you do if you find you’ve got the wrong briefcase and it’s full of millions of dollars?
Directed by Ellen Fratino May 13th –June 5th Thursdays thru Saturdays, pm Join the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre for a play about dating and relationships from the mind of Woody Allen. Fixed up by friends with gorgeous women, he’s so awkward that even Bogey’s patience is tried.