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Nov
19
Sat
A Hipp Day’s Night
Nov 19 @ 8:00 pm – Nov 20 @ 12:00 am
A Hipp Day's Night
Join us for a “Hipp Day’s Night ” of Beatles music performed by THE THREETLES, live and on stage at the Hippodrome! Listen and sing along to the classic tunes you know and love as they play songs from nearly all of the albums, starting with “Meet the Beatles” in 1964 to “Let it Be” in 1970.
The Threetles features Chuck Martin on guitar and vocals, Ben Rophie on bass and vocals, and Larry Thompson on drums.

Bar opens at 8PM. Music starts at 9PM. Tickets $12 pre-order, $15 at the door!

All proceeds benefit the Hippodrome Theatre, North Central Florida’s only Professional Regional Theatre!

Dec
3
Sat
No Letting Go
Dec 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm
No Letting Go

Based on a true story and adapted from “Illness”, a 2013 award-winning short film, “No Letting Go” is a feature-length drama that follows one family’s journey to understand and to cope with the erratic behavior and emotional instability of their middle son, Timothy.

The film is based on screenwriter Jonathan Bucari’s personal experience and depicts the potentially-devastating impacts of mental health disorders affecting 1 in 5 children in the United States every year.

An open-forum panel discussion featuring area leaders in mental health services will follow the screening. Proceeds from the event benefit the Meridian Behavioral Healthcare’s Center for Building Healthy Families, which provides child- and parent-centered services designed to integrate positive change into family units earlier, where treatment can be most effective.

 

Space is limited. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at http://buytickets.at/meridian.

 

To learn about sponsorship opportunities for this event or the Center for Building Healthy Families, contact David Rountree, Director of Development, at david_rountree@mbhci.org or (352) 374-5600, ext. 8187.

Dec
10
Sat
Hipp Holiday Open House
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Hipp Holiday Open House

Come to the Hipp Holiday open house for SANTA photos with your kids, pets and friends.
See the Hippodrome’s beautiful holiday decorations, share the timeless mainstage production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and watch the film classic Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer in the Cinema.
Fun for All Ages!

  • Santa Appearances at 10:30 AM & 12:00 PM
  • Rudolph the Rednose Reindeer in the Hipp Cinema at 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM
  • A Christmas Carol on the Mainstage at 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM
Feb
14
Tue
The Vagina Monologues @ Hippodome Theatre
Feb 14 all-day

GAINESVILLE’S THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES

WHO

The Community of Gainesville’s VDAY campaign, in partnership with One Billion Rising, organizations that aim to end violence against women, are sponsoring a benefit production of The Vagina Monologues to raise funds benefiting voices throughout our community for Peaceful Paths, a local domestic abuse shelter and advocacy center, and to Wild Iris Books, Gainesville’s nonprofit feminist bookstore.

WHAT

The Vagina Monologues

The award-winning play is based on V-Day Founder/playwright Eve Ensler’s interviews with more than 200 women. With humor and grace the piece celebrates women’s sexuality and strength. Through this play and the liberation of this one word, countless women throughout the world have taken control of their bodies and their lives. For over twenty years, The Vagina Monologues has given voice to experiences and feelings not previously exposed in public.  This year, stay tuned after intermission for some bonus original works by local authors!

WHERE

The Hippodrome State Theater, 25 SE 2nd Place, Gainesville, FL 32601

WHEN

February 14th (cinema theater; doors at 6:30 p.m., showtime 7:00-9:00p.m.).

February 17th (cinema theater; doors at 6:30 p.m., showtime 7:00-9:00p.m.)

February 18th (cinema theater; doors at 1:30 p.m.; showtime 2:00-4:00 p.m.)

Ticket admission is good for the show and admission to the Art of Women’s Diversity Art Installation in the Hippodrome Gallery, where show patrons will be served a complimentary drink and light hors d’ oeuvres in the half-hour pre-show; additional drinks for purchase at intermission.

WHY

To raise awareness of the global issue of violence against self-identified women and girls from all walks of life, and to support to PEACEFUL PATHS Domestic Abuse Network, whose mission is to help stop domestic violence and encourage people in our communities to make informed and healthy choices.

MORE INFORMATION AND TICKETS AT
Facebook Event Page | Eventbrite
Feb
17
Fri
The Vagina Monologues @ Hippodome Theatre
Feb 17 all-day

GAINESVILLE’S THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES

WHO

The Community of Gainesville’s VDAY campaign, in partnership with One Billion Rising, organizations that aim to end violence against women, are sponsoring a benefit production of The Vagina Monologues to raise funds benefiting voices throughout our community for Peaceful Paths, a local domestic abuse shelter and advocacy center, and to Wild Iris Books, Gainesville’s nonprofit feminist bookstore.

WHAT

The Vagina Monologues

The award-winning play is based on V-Day Founder/playwright Eve Ensler’s interviews with more than 200 women. With humor and grace the piece celebrates women’s sexuality and strength. Through this play and the liberation of this one word, countless women throughout the world have taken control of their bodies and their lives. For over twenty years, The Vagina Monologues has given voice to experiences and feelings not previously exposed in public.  This year, stay tuned after intermission for some bonus original works by local authors!

WHERE

The Hippodrome State Theater, 25 SE 2nd Place, Gainesville, FL 32601

WHEN

February 14th (cinema theater; doors at 6:30 p.m., showtime 7:00-9:00p.m.).

February 17th (cinema theater; doors at 6:30 p.m., showtime 7:00-9:00p.m.)

February 18th (cinema theater; doors at 1:30 p.m.; showtime 2:00-4:00 p.m.)

Ticket admission is good for the show and admission to the Art of Women’s Diversity Art Installation in the Hippodrome Gallery, where show patrons will be served a complimentary drink and light hors d’ oeuvres in the half-hour pre-show; additional drinks for purchase at intermission.

WHY

To raise awareness of the global issue of violence against self-identified women and girls from all walks of life, and to support to PEACEFUL PATHS Domestic Abuse Network, whose mission is to help stop domestic violence and encourage people in our communities to make informed and healthy choices.

MORE INFORMATION AND TICKETS AT
Facebook Event Page | Eventbrite
Feb
18
Sat
The Vagina Monologues @ Hippodome Theatre
Feb 18 all-day

GAINESVILLE’S THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES

WHO

The Community of Gainesville’s VDAY campaign, in partnership with One Billion Rising, organizations that aim to end violence against women, are sponsoring a benefit production of The Vagina Monologues to raise funds benefiting voices throughout our community for Peaceful Paths, a local domestic abuse shelter and advocacy center, and to Wild Iris Books, Gainesville’s nonprofit feminist bookstore.

WHAT

The Vagina Monologues

The award-winning play is based on V-Day Founder/playwright Eve Ensler’s interviews with more than 200 women. With humor and grace the piece celebrates women’s sexuality and strength. Through this play and the liberation of this one word, countless women throughout the world have taken control of their bodies and their lives. For over twenty years, The Vagina Monologues has given voice to experiences and feelings not previously exposed in public.  This year, stay tuned after intermission for some bonus original works by local authors!

WHERE

The Hippodrome State Theater, 25 SE 2nd Place, Gainesville, FL 32601

WHEN

February 14th (cinema theater; doors at 6:30 p.m., showtime 7:00-9:00p.m.).

February 17th (cinema theater; doors at 6:30 p.m., showtime 7:00-9:00p.m.)

February 18th (cinema theater; doors at 1:30 p.m.; showtime 2:00-4:00 p.m.)

Ticket admission is good for the show and admission to the Art of Women’s Diversity Art Installation in the Hippodrome Gallery, where show patrons will be served a complimentary drink and light hors d’ oeuvres in the half-hour pre-show; additional drinks for purchase at intermission.

WHY

To raise awareness of the global issue of violence against self-identified women and girls from all walks of life, and to support to PEACEFUL PATHS Domestic Abuse Network, whose mission is to help stop domestic violence and encourage people in our communities to make informed and healthy choices.

MORE INFORMATION AND TICKETS AT
Facebook Event Page | Eventbrite
Mar
13
Mon
Staged Reading of “My Little Sister” @ The Hippodrome Theatre
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

My Little Sister, A Play by Carlos Francisco Asse

Date: March 13, 20

Time: 7:00 pm

Venue: Hippodrome Cinema – Second Stage

MY  LITTLE  SISTER

a very dark comedy

After a successful reading at the Thomas Center Spanish Court, in Gainesville, Florida, the workshop production of My Little Sister a very dark comedy, a play by Carlos Francisco Asse, comes to life in the Second Stage of  The Hippodrome Theatre, for two nights only.

My Little Sister is a slice of life in the story of Anita and Nena, sisters that still live together at the age of 85 and 82 years old. It is told in three scenes and one epilogue; when Anita, 85, has spent eight long years being a caregiver to her younger sister, Nena, 82,  after she suffered a mild stroke. We are witness to their daily routine, which is both funny and touching as their conflicts come to the fore with semi-tragic consequences.

Carlos Francisco Asse, the author of the piece, also takes the reins as its director with the help of Mimi Carr and Jan Cohen creating the roles of Anita and Nena, respectively. Lighting by Robert P. Robins; costumes by Marilyn Wall; properties by Lorelei Esser; sound by Essa Solrac, and stage management by Sabrina Jones.

Dates: March 13, 20 at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased for $9.

Mar
20
Mon
Staged Reading of “My Little Sister” @ The Hippodrome Theatre
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

My Little Sister, A Play by Carlos Francisco Asse

Date: March 13, 20

Time: 7:00 pm

Venue: Hippodrome Cinema – Second Stage

MY  LITTLE  SISTER

a very dark comedy

After a successful reading at the Thomas Center Spanish Court, in Gainesville, Florida, the workshop production of My Little Sister a very dark comedy, a play by Carlos Francisco Asse, comes to life in the Second Stage of  The Hippodrome Theatre, for two nights only.

My Little Sister is a slice of life in the story of Anita and Nena, sisters that still live together at the age of 85 and 82 years old. It is told in three scenes and one epilogue; when Anita, 85, has spent eight long years being a caregiver to her younger sister, Nena, 82,  after she suffered a mild stroke. We are witness to their daily routine, which is both funny and touching as their conflicts come to the fore with semi-tragic consequences.

Carlos Francisco Asse, the author of the piece, also takes the reins as its director with the help of Mimi Carr and Jan Cohen creating the roles of Anita and Nena, respectively. Lighting by Robert P. Robins; costumes by Marilyn Wall; properties by Lorelei Esser; sound by Essa Solrac, and stage management by Sabrina Jones.

Dates: March 13, 20 at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased for $9.

Apr
22
Sat
Hear Me Now – A Conquerer’s Voice @ Hippodrome Cinema
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
May
1
Mon
Mother Line Story Project @ The Hippodrome Basement
May 1 @ 7:00 pm

On May 1, join us in the Hippodrome’s basement space to celebrate the stories of women through the ages. The Mother Line Project is a storytelling collective and an incubator for female expression. It began as an initiative to generate original work for female voices and has since expanded into a multimedia platform for all those who identify as women.

The May 1 event will be the project’s first time debuting outside of New York. Come join us for a night of stories told by local Gainesville women and lead by Lauren Nordvig, one of the project’s co-producers and an actress in the Hippodrome’s production of Hamlet. The night is meant to empower and inform, and the event is open to all ages and genders. The themes for the performances are Ritual, Recipe and Reunion.

This will be an evening you don’t want to miss!

MOTHER LINE STORY PROJECT
Monday, May 1

7pm

Hippodrome Lower level

Free and open to the public