Hamlet one-act plays takes to the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre stage
Why “take thee to a nunnery,” when you can take yourself to a play? Shakespeare will be making a stop in Gainesville, with a fresh take on a 450 year old classic. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Chris Gilmore met with Vice President of the Acrosstown Repertory Theater Robert Jones to discuss the work that went behind creating an abridged version of the masterpiece.
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