Tag Archives: Hippodrome Theatre

Carrie brings campy fun to the Hipp

By 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.

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Arts and culture organizations bolster Alachua County economy

By on September 25th, 2012 | Last updated: September 26, 2012 at 12:54 pm

Research shows nonprofit arts and culture organizations to have a large positive impact economically for Alachua county providing $85.5 million in total economic activity during 2010 and supporting more than 2,000 full-time jobs.

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“The Marvelous Wonderettes” opens tonight at the Hippodrome State Theatre

By on June 1st, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:06 am

              The latest production at the Hippodrome State Theatre, opening tonight will take the audience on a musical trip down memory lane.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend talked with two of the actors in [...]

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Midsummer Night’s Dream opens at the Hippodrome

By on April 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:40 am

It’s a new take on an old story.  The Hippodrome State Theatre in Gainesville opens its performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Friday night.  The modernized play is being called enchanting, captivating and adventurous.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Gilmore talked [...]

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