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By Zak Dahlheimer 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.
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.
By Donna Green-Townsend 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.
By Donna Green-Townsend 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.
By Michal Higdon 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 [...]
By Vonecia Carswell 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.
By Leanna Scachetti on January 10th, 2013 | Last updated: January 14, 2013 at 3:43 pm
Tony Award-winning “Venus in Fur” is being performed at The Hippodrome Theatre.
By Lindsey Zionts 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.
By Donna Green-Townsend 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.
By Donna Green-Townsend on October 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 5:10 pm
The Hippodrome Theatre is launching what they call a “campy twist” on the Stephen King novel Carrie. The show, which opens tonight and runs through Nov. 4, is a comedic version of the classic King novel involving a young woman dealing with her peers and her fundamentalist mother.