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Oct
23
Sun
Harry & Snowman
Oct 23 all-day
Harry & Snowman

Tuesday, October 18th at 7:30PM

ENCORE SCREENINGS ADDED!!!
Wednesday, October 26th at 7:30PM
Thursday, October 27th at 6:30PM
Friday, October 28th at 8:30PM

Sunday, October 30th at 5:00PM
Tuesday, November 1st at 5:30PM
Thursday, November 3rd at 8:30PM

Dutch immigrant, Harry deLeyer, journeyed to the United States after World War II and developed a transformative relationship with a broken down Amish plow horse he rescued off a slaughter truck bound for the glue factory. Harry paid eighty dollars for the horse and named him Snowman. In less than two years, Harry & Snowman went on to win the triple crown of show jumping, beating the nations blue bloods and they became famous and traveled around the world together. Their chance meeting at a Pennsylvania horse auction saved them both and crafted a friendship that lasted a lifetime. Eighty-six year old Harry tells their Cinderella love story firsthand, as he continues to train on today’s show jumping circuit.

“Equine fans: Gallop, don’t trot to Ron Davis’ winning documentary Harry & Snowman, which recounts the inspiring story of an underdog show horse, his tenacious trainer and their rise to fame in the late 1950s. .” – L.A. Times

 
“In the film, a student of Mr. deLeyer’s recalls some of his advice: “Throw your heart over the top, and your horse will follow.” Harry & Snowman makes you want to do the same.” – N.Y Times
84 min. | Documentary, Biography, Drama

Directed by: Ron Davis

Miss Hokusai
Oct 23 all-day
Miss Hokusai

Opening Friday, October 21st

Friday (10/21) 6:30PM
Saturday (10/22) 4:00 PM
Sunday (10/23) 1:30 PM
Wednesday (10/26) 5:30 PM
Thursday (10/27) 8:30 PM

From award-winning director Keiichi Hara (Colorful) and Japanese powerhouse Production I.G (creators of Ghost in the Shell and A Letter to Momo) comes a remarkable story of a blossoming young artist. As all of Edo flocks to see the work of the famous painter Hokusai, his daughter O-Ei toils diligently inside his studio, unknown to the public. Her masterful portraits, dragons and erotic sketches – sold under the name of her father – are coveted by upper crust Lords and journeyman print makers alike. In public, O-Ei knows and respects her place,” but at home in the studio, she’s as brash and uninhibited as her father. But despite her talent and fiercely independent spirit, O-Ei struggles under the domineering influence of her father and is ridiculed for lacking the life experience that she is attempting to portray in her art. Miss Hokusai‘s lively Edo (present day Tokyo) is filled with yokai spirits, dragons, and conniving tradesmen, while O-Ei’s relationships with her famously impetuous father and blind younger sister provide a powerful emotional underpinning to this rollicking and sumptuously-animated feminist coming-of-age tale.

Shines as an example of one creative soul paying tribute to another! A stellar example of the oft-cited principle that animation is an art form, not a genre.” – Peter Debruge, Variety

 
Gorgeous! A small poetic wonder! That an anime film can explore such complex subjects so beautifully in what’s nominally an artist’s biopic is a blessing in itself.” – Boyd van Hoeij, The Hollywood Reporter
GKIDS official submission for Best Animated Feature at this year’s Academy Awards.
90 min. | PG-13 | Animation, Drama

Directed by: Keiichi Hara

The Childhood of a Leader
Oct 23 all-day
The Childhood of a Leader

Opening Friday, October 14th

Wednesday (10/19) 7:30 PM

Friday (10/21) 8:30 PM
Sunday (10/23) 3:30 PM

A child’s angelic face conceals a budding sociopath in the audacious, senses-shattering feature debut from actor Brady Corbet. A powerhouse international cast led by Robert Pattinson and Bérénice Bejo (The Artist) headlines this dark domestic nightmare. Set amidst the turmoil of World War I and its aftermath, it follows the young son of an American diplomat living in France as he learns to manipulate the adults around him-a monstrous coming of age that ominously parallels the rising tide of Fascism in Europe. A stylistically fearless tour-de-force, The Childhood of a Leader reaches fever-pitch delirium thanks to ravishing cinematography and a thunderous score by legendary, boundary-pushing musician Scott Walker.

“Corbet’s inaugural stint behind the camera marks a stunning debut.” -CineVue

 
“With his unusually accomplished directorial debut Childhood of a Leader, Corbet delivers a strange and startling film that reflects the unique trajectory of his career, as well as the influence of the iconoclastic directors with whom he’s already worked.”
-indieWire
Winner- Best Director and Best Debut Feature- Venice Film Festival
115 min. | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Directed by: Brady Corbet
Starring:  Robert Pattinson, Stacy Martin, Liam Cunningham

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE: A STAGE HORROR PARODY @ Hippodrome Theatre
Oct 23 all-day

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE:

A Stage Horror Parody By Dale Gutzman
October 14-November 6; previews October 12 & 13
Be Ruthless to Your Sister  | East Coast Premier

In 1962, Bette Davis and Joan Crawford starred in a masterpiece that quickly became a cult classic. Live on stage, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane: a Stage Horror Parody brings you the story of a former child star who torments her sister in their decaying Hollywood mansion. Just in time for the Halloween season, get ready for a gloriously campy black comedy… with a twist! “Only when you see Baby Jane, will you really know, and the answer is: Total Suspense.”

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 “The writer has taken all of your favorite scenes and put them into the show in a cohesive manner. It makes you laugh and gasp at the same time.”  Cantonrep.com

“Baby Jane” is a bold comedy” Cantonrep.com

“Was it too campy? Too silly? Too too much?  No.  It was perfect.” – Urban Milwaukee

IN THE NEWS:

Hippodrome State Theatre debuts new show – The Independent Florida Alligator

‘Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?’ opens Friday at the Hipp – The Gainesville Sun

 

8 Shows a Week:  Tuesdays-Thursdays at 7pm | Fridays at 8pm | Saturdays at 5 & 8:30pm | Sundays at 2 & 7pm 

Advisory Warning: mild language, flashing lights


Buy Tickets

For more updates on this and upcoming shows, join our New @ The Hipp Email Newsletter.

You can also become a Hippodrome member by donating as little as $50 to receive VIP benefits and perks.

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CAST

(in alphabetical order):

Mark Chambers*^
Jake Lesh
Niall McGinty^
Bryan Mercer^
Sara Morsey*^
Maya Handa Naff*
Ariel Reich
Christie Robinson
Madeline Smyth
Logan Wolf^

*Member of the Actors Equity Association. ^ Hippodrome Company Member

CREATIVE

Dale Gutzman Playwright

Director Lauren Caldwell
Stage Manager Lizzi Nehls
Production Manager Bob Robins
Technical Director Michael Eaddy
Costume Designer Jessica Kreitzer
Costume Shop Supervisor Jessica Kreitzer
Lighting Designer Bob Robins
Master Electricain Jed Daniels
Scenic Designer Mihai Ciupe
Sound Designer Amanda Yanes
Props Designer Tim Dygert

 

Production Sponsor
Pride Community Center of North Central Flordia (PCCNCF)
Production Co-sponsor
Technicolors Salon
Oct
24
Mon
LOVE LETTERS @ Mainstage
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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Southern Legal Counsel is presenting “Love Letters,” by A.R. Gurney at the Hippodrome Theatre on Monday, October 24, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.  “Love Letters” is a staged reading featuring two of Gainesville’s beloved actors, Nell Page and Kevin Rainsberger.  “Love Letters” was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.  It centers on two characters who discuss their hopes and ambitions, dreams and disappointments, victories and defeats, that have passed between them throughout their separated lives.  The fundraising event will include a pre-show reception and Silent Auction beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Hippodrome Basement.  The “Love Letters” performance will begin on Mainstage at 6:30pm following the reception.

Oct
25
Tue
WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE: A STAGE HORROR PARODY @ Hippodrome Theatre
Oct 25 all-day

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE:

A Stage Horror Parody By Dale Gutzman
October 14-November 6; previews October 12 & 13
Be Ruthless to Your Sister  | East Coast Premier

In 1962, Bette Davis and Joan Crawford starred in a masterpiece that quickly became a cult classic. Live on stage, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane: a Stage Horror Parody brings you the story of a former child star who torments her sister in their decaying Hollywood mansion. Just in time for the Halloween season, get ready for a gloriously campy black comedy… with a twist! “Only when you see Baby Jane, will you really know, and the answer is: Total Suspense.”

Previous Image
Next Image

info heading

info content

 “The writer has taken all of your favorite scenes and put them into the show in a cohesive manner. It makes you laugh and gasp at the same time.”  Cantonrep.com

“Baby Jane” is a bold comedy” Cantonrep.com

“Was it too campy? Too silly? Too too much?  No.  It was perfect.” – Urban Milwaukee

IN THE NEWS:

Hippodrome State Theatre debuts new show – The Independent Florida Alligator

‘Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?’ opens Friday at the Hipp – The Gainesville Sun

 

8 Shows a Week:  Tuesdays-Thursdays at 7pm | Fridays at 8pm | Saturdays at 5 & 8:30pm | Sundays at 2 & 7pm 

Advisory Warning: mild language, flashing lights


Buy Tickets

For more updates on this and upcoming shows, join our New @ The Hipp Email Newsletter.

You can also become a Hippodrome member by donating as little as $50 to receive VIP benefits and perks.

JOIN OUR EMAIL NEWSLETTER      DONATE 


CAST

(in alphabetical order):

Mark Chambers*^
Jake Lesh
Niall McGinty^
Bryan Mercer^
Sara Morsey*^
Maya Handa Naff*
Ariel Reich
Christie Robinson
Madeline Smyth
Logan Wolf^

*Member of the Actors Equity Association. ^ Hippodrome Company Member

CREATIVE

Dale Gutzman Playwright

Director Lauren Caldwell
Stage Manager Lizzi Nehls
Production Manager Bob Robins
Technical Director Michael Eaddy
Costume Designer Jessica Kreitzer
Costume Shop Supervisor Jessica Kreitzer
Lighting Designer Bob Robins
Master Electricain Jed Daniels
Scenic Designer Mihai Ciupe
Sound Designer Amanda Yanes
Props Designer Tim Dygert

 

Production Sponsor
Pride Community Center of North Central Flordia (PCCNCF)
Production Co-sponsor
Technicolors Salon
Oct
26
Wed
Harry & Snowman
Oct 26 all-day
Harry & Snowman

Tuesday, October 18th at 7:30PM

ENCORE SCREENINGS ADDED!!!
Wednesday, October 26th at 7:30PM
Thursday, October 27th at 6:30PM
Friday, October 28th at 8:30PM

Sunday, October 30th at 5:00PM
Tuesday, November 1st at 5:30PM
Thursday, November 3rd at 8:30PM

Dutch immigrant, Harry deLeyer, journeyed to the United States after World War II and developed a transformative relationship with a broken down Amish plow horse he rescued off a slaughter truck bound for the glue factory. Harry paid eighty dollars for the horse and named him Snowman. In less than two years, Harry & Snowman went on to win the triple crown of show jumping, beating the nations blue bloods and they became famous and traveled around the world together. Their chance meeting at a Pennsylvania horse auction saved them both and crafted a friendship that lasted a lifetime. Eighty-six year old Harry tells their Cinderella love story firsthand, as he continues to train on today’s show jumping circuit.

“Equine fans: Gallop, don’t trot to Ron Davis’ winning documentary Harry & Snowman, which recounts the inspiring story of an underdog show horse, his tenacious trainer and their rise to fame in the late 1950s. .” – L.A. Times

 
“In the film, a student of Mr. deLeyer’s recalls some of his advice: “Throw your heart over the top, and your horse will follow.” Harry & Snowman makes you want to do the same.” – N.Y Times
84 min. | Documentary, Biography, Drama

Directed by: Ron Davis

Miss Hokusai
Oct 26 all-day
Miss Hokusai

Opening Friday, October 21st

Friday (10/21) 6:30PM
Saturday (10/22) 4:00 PM
Sunday (10/23) 1:30 PM
Wednesday (10/26) 5:30 PM
Thursday (10/27) 8:30 PM

From award-winning director Keiichi Hara (Colorful) and Japanese powerhouse Production I.G (creators of Ghost in the Shell and A Letter to Momo) comes a remarkable story of a blossoming young artist. As all of Edo flocks to see the work of the famous painter Hokusai, his daughter O-Ei toils diligently inside his studio, unknown to the public. Her masterful portraits, dragons and erotic sketches – sold under the name of her father – are coveted by upper crust Lords and journeyman print makers alike. In public, O-Ei knows and respects her place,” but at home in the studio, she’s as brash and uninhibited as her father. But despite her talent and fiercely independent spirit, O-Ei struggles under the domineering influence of her father and is ridiculed for lacking the life experience that she is attempting to portray in her art. Miss Hokusai‘s lively Edo (present day Tokyo) is filled with yokai spirits, dragons, and conniving tradesmen, while O-Ei’s relationships with her famously impetuous father and blind younger sister provide a powerful emotional underpinning to this rollicking and sumptuously-animated feminist coming-of-age tale.

Shines as an example of one creative soul paying tribute to another! A stellar example of the oft-cited principle that animation is an art form, not a genre.” – Peter Debruge, Variety

 
Gorgeous! A small poetic wonder! That an anime film can explore such complex subjects so beautifully in what’s nominally an artist’s biopic is a blessing in itself.” – Boyd van Hoeij, The Hollywood Reporter
GKIDS official submission for Best Animated Feature at this year’s Academy Awards.
90 min. | PG-13 | Animation, Drama

Directed by: Keiichi Hara

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE: A STAGE HORROR PARODY @ Hippodrome Theatre
Oct 26 all-day

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE:

A Stage Horror Parody By Dale Gutzman
October 14-November 6; previews October 12 & 13
Be Ruthless to Your Sister  | East Coast Premier

In 1962, Bette Davis and Joan Crawford starred in a masterpiece that quickly became a cult classic. Live on stage, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane: a Stage Horror Parody brings you the story of a former child star who torments her sister in their decaying Hollywood mansion. Just in time for the Halloween season, get ready for a gloriously campy black comedy… with a twist! “Only when you see Baby Jane, will you really know, and the answer is: Total Suspense.”

Previous Image
Next Image

info heading

info content

 “The writer has taken all of your favorite scenes and put them into the show in a cohesive manner. It makes you laugh and gasp at the same time.”  Cantonrep.com

“Baby Jane” is a bold comedy” Cantonrep.com

“Was it too campy? Too silly? Too too much?  No.  It was perfect.” – Urban Milwaukee

IN THE NEWS:

Hippodrome State Theatre debuts new show – The Independent Florida Alligator

‘Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?’ opens Friday at the Hipp – The Gainesville Sun

 

8 Shows a Week:  Tuesdays-Thursdays at 7pm | Fridays at 8pm | Saturdays at 5 & 8:30pm | Sundays at 2 & 7pm 

Advisory Warning: mild language, flashing lights


Buy Tickets

For more updates on this and upcoming shows, join our New @ The Hipp Email Newsletter.

You can also become a Hippodrome member by donating as little as $50 to receive VIP benefits and perks.

JOIN OUR EMAIL NEWSLETTER      DONATE 


CAST

(in alphabetical order):

Mark Chambers*^
Jake Lesh
Niall McGinty^
Bryan Mercer^
Sara Morsey*^
Maya Handa Naff*
Ariel Reich
Christie Robinson
Madeline Smyth
Logan Wolf^

*Member of the Actors Equity Association. ^ Hippodrome Company Member

CREATIVE

Dale Gutzman Playwright

Director Lauren Caldwell
Stage Manager Lizzi Nehls
Production Manager Bob Robins
Technical Director Michael Eaddy
Costume Designer Jessica Kreitzer
Costume Shop Supervisor Jessica Kreitzer
Lighting Designer Bob Robins
Master Electricain Jed Daniels
Scenic Designer Mihai Ciupe
Sound Designer Amanda Yanes
Props Designer Tim Dygert

 

Production Sponsor
Pride Community Center of North Central Flordia (PCCNCF)
Production Co-sponsor
Technicolors Salon
Oct
27
Thu
Harry & Snowman
Oct 27 all-day
Harry & Snowman

Tuesday, October 18th at 7:30PM

ENCORE SCREENINGS ADDED!!!
Wednesday, October 26th at 7:30PM
Thursday, October 27th at 6:30PM
Friday, October 28th at 8:30PM

Sunday, October 30th at 5:00PM
Tuesday, November 1st at 5:30PM
Thursday, November 3rd at 8:30PM

Dutch immigrant, Harry deLeyer, journeyed to the United States after World War II and developed a transformative relationship with a broken down Amish plow horse he rescued off a slaughter truck bound for the glue factory. Harry paid eighty dollars for the horse and named him Snowman. In less than two years, Harry & Snowman went on to win the triple crown of show jumping, beating the nations blue bloods and they became famous and traveled around the world together. Their chance meeting at a Pennsylvania horse auction saved them both and crafted a friendship that lasted a lifetime. Eighty-six year old Harry tells their Cinderella love story firsthand, as he continues to train on today’s show jumping circuit.

“Equine fans: Gallop, don’t trot to Ron Davis’ winning documentary Harry & Snowman, which recounts the inspiring story of an underdog show horse, his tenacious trainer and their rise to fame in the late 1950s. .” – L.A. Times

 
“In the film, a student of Mr. deLeyer’s recalls some of his advice: “Throw your heart over the top, and your horse will follow.” Harry & Snowman makes you want to do the same.” – N.Y Times
84 min. | Documentary, Biography, Drama

Directed by: Ron Davis