Other Desert Cities opens this weekend at the Hippodrome State Theatre
By Chip Skambis – WUFT-FM
Hippodrome State Theatre
Hippodrome State Theatre's latest production, "Other Desert Cities"
The Hippodrome State Theatre in Gainesville opens its 40th season with the play “Other Desert Cities” Friday night. This is the first production of the award winning play outside of New York since it went on Broadway. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with Michelle Bellaver, the lead actress in the play.
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