Tag Archives: Hippodrome Theatre

State Funding Cuts Impact Hippodrome Theatre

By on February 2nd, 2015 | Last updated: February 2, 2015 at 11:52 am

The proposed Florida state budget would decrease the arts budget from 26 million dollars to five million. Nonprofit arts organizations, like Gainesville’s Hippodrome, face an increasing need for community support.

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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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