Murder for Two is the perfect blend of music, mayhem and murder! In this hilarious 90-minute show, 2 performers play 13 roles—not to mention the piano—in a witty and winking homage to old-fashioned murder mysteries.The New York Times calls it “INGENIOUS!  A snazzy double-act that spins out a comic mystery animated by funny, deftly turned songs.”  You won’t want to miss this killer musical comedy!! For tickets, call (352) 375-4477 or click the button below
 

The Mountaintop

A gripping reimagination of events the night before the assassination of the civil rights
leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On April 3rd, 1968, after delivering one of his most memorable speeches, an exhausted Dr. King retires to his room at the Lorraine Motel while a storm rages outside. When a mysterious stranger arrives with some surprising news, King is forced to confront his destiny and his legacy to his people.

The Hippodrome Theatre is proud to present our 2021-22
Season, LIVE on the Mainstage. A small-town policeman solving a zany musical murder, sparks flying and romance blooming in a Shakespearian journey through the forest, a great man learning to let go, and four beautiful, badass women losing their heads are just a few of the characters you will meet in our 49th season, Back in the Spotlight.
Hippodrome Ushers gathered at the front of the theatre.

For the past several months, our team has been hard at work integrating new protocols across all levels of our organization to ensure we can deliver worldclass experiences to you in as safe a manner as possible. We have worked in conjunction with national and state health guidelines, medical professionals, local business leaders, and our union partners to create a comprehensive safety plan that is intended to mitigate risks as much as possible so we may gather and enjoy all that live theatre has to offer. This document outlines the steps we are taking to protect our patrons.

Education Programs

The Hippodrome's Education Department offers programming that supports arts education for all levels of experience.

Rentals

The Hippodrome is on the National Registry of Historic Places and offers affordable rates for events of all sizes.

Our Cinema

As the only independent cinema in Gainesville, our cinema screens a diverse array of commercial and independent movies, special screenings and film festivals.
How We Reimagined Camp in 2020

My name is Gabrielle and I am the Director of Education at the Hippodrome Theatre in Gainesville Florida. The Hippodrome is a regional theatre; our stage is graced with professional actors that belong to the…

Our Commitment to Action

To Our Community: The Hippodrome Theater has been on a journey for several years that has been brought into sharp focus with the murder of George Floyd and the subsequent outpouring of voices and stories. Those…