Tag Archives: Hippodrome Theatre

Priest Theatre Now Has New Digital Projector

By on December 12th, 2013 | Last updated: December 12, 2013 at 12:46 pm

The High Springs theatre owners started renovations after receiving more than $87,000 to help save the business.

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No, Gainesville’s Downtown Art Festival Isn’t Really In October

By on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 4:06 pm

A street banner hanging between the Pi Kappa Alpha House and Ben Hill Griffin Stadium proclaims the festival for Oct. 16 and 17, a month behind the actual date: this Saturday and Sunday.

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Two Alachua County Movie Theaters Use Kickstarter To Fund Digital Projectors

By and on July 25th, 2013 | Last updated: July 25, 2013 at 6:07 pm

Alan and Janet Alligood used Kickstarter in High Springs during April and May, raising more than $87,000 to fund renovations and a new projector at the Priest Theatre. The Hippodrome also began fundraising Monday, as both theaters need to transition from film to digital projector units.

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Mary Hausch recaps career after 40 years at Gainesville’s Hippodrome Theatre

By on May 17th, 2013 | Last updated: May 17, 2013 at 4:15 pm

WUFT’s Donna Green-Townsend interviewed Hausch for nearly 35 minutes about topics spanning the theatre’s history, pivotal moments, famous plays and playwrights, and her plans for life beyond the Hippodrome.

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Hippodrome launches ‘Robin Hood’

By on April 12th, 2013 | Last updated: April 12, 2013 at 6:16 pm

It’s opening night for the Hippodrome State Theatre’s production of “Robin Hood.” The action-packed play brings to life the adventures of the historic hero who is dedicated to taking a stance against injustice.

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The Hipp opens play showcasing 1960s family as they face societal changes around the moon landing

By on February 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: February 22, 2013 at 4:54 pm

King O’ The Moon is the new show opening Friday night at the Hippodrome in Gainesville. Even though the play is a sequel to a show from the Hipp’s season last year, you don’t have to see the first one […]

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Hearing technology installed at Hippodrome

By on February 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: February 22, 2013 at 2:10 pm

Assisted-hearing techology has been installed at the main stage and cinema of the Hippodrome Theatre in Gainesville.

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‘Venus in Fur’ coming to Gainesville’s Hippodrome Theatre

By on January 10th, 2013 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:26 am

Tony Award-winning “Venus in Fur” is being performed at The Hippodrome Theatre.

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The Hippodrome is getting into the holiday spirit

By on November 19th, 2012 | Last updated: November 26, 2012 at 4:29 pm

“A Christmas Carol” and “A Tuna Christmas” showing at Hippodrome Theatre from Nov. 23 to Dec. 23.

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‘Who Bombed Judi Bari?’ playing one night only at Gainesville’s Hippodrome

By on November 13th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 4:01 pm

From 1985 through the late 1990s, environmental activists fought to save the Redwoods in California. One of the leaders of the effort, Judi Bari, suffered critical injuries when someone bombed her car.

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