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2
Mar

Gainesville Downtown’s review of “Ripcord”

Excerpt from Gainesville Downtown’s article, by Noel Leroux:

Ripcord then goes on a wild ride that includes a visit to a spooky Halloween house, a breathtaking skydiving adventure (thus, helping lend the play its name) and several other outrageous pranks involving everything from Craigslist to Xanax— not necessarily all in good fun or good taste.

“David Lindsay-Abaire’s imagination is extraordinary,” said V Craig Heidenreich, who is making his Hippodrome directorial debut with Ripcord. “He goes where no one else goes. He’s fearless — like skydiving!”

What makes Ripcord work, however, is the chemistry Morsey and Page display onstage as their characters try to push each other’s buttons with one practical joke after another.

“The playwright is brilliant in creating a story-line that presents characters who are real and dealing with a variety of situations that any audience can relate to,” Page said. “What makes the play funny is that he takes ordinary situations and spins them to ridiculous levels. And there are so many of those situations in this show.”

Read more on Gainesville Downtown.

Call 352.375.4477 or click here for tickets!

19
Feb

Ripcord

The Hippodrome Theatre proudly presents
RIPCORD
by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire
directed by V Craig Heidenreich

February 28-March 25, 2018

GAINESVILLE– Everyone’s had that roommate. The one who reveled in grinding your gears. The one you didn’t quite strangle in their sleep but if they did that one thing one more time…

The Hippodrome Theatre presents the hilariously heartfelt Florida Premiere of “Ripcord.” A tale of two roommates who should not be in the same state, much less the same room!

Two of Gainesville’s theatre icons Nell Page and Sara Morsey take it to the limit when a simple bet escalates into a no-holds-barred epic battle. It’s the Thunderdome in the old folks home for a wild night of hilarity and hijinks at the Hipp.

Pulitzer-prize winning playwright, David Lindsay-Abaire, has created a play of high-stakes hilarity, watch for yourself as each character tries to rip the other to bits.

 “‘Ripcord’ invites the audience and anyone who experiences this story to embrace the idea of being present and joyful, because life is going to end whether you like it or not,” said director VC Heidenreich. “You get to choose if you want that peach cobbler to taste like peach cobbler or taste like paste.”

 The New York Times calls RIPCORD “An expertly engineered comedy!” and Deadline calls it “vastly entertaining… a show to treasure.”

“Ripcord” is as heartfelt as it is deliciously inappropriate, directed on the Hippodrome Mainstage by VC Heidenreich. A Florida Premiere!

  • Thursday, Feb. 15: 50% off tickets go ON SALE (for a limited time)
  • Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 7pm: Discount preview
  • Thursday, March 1 at 7pm: Discount preview
  • Friday, March 2 at 8pm: Opening Night
  • Tuesday, March 6 at 7pm: $10 Tuesday (All tickets just $10)

Tickets at the Hippodrome Box Office: (352) 375-4477 or click here.

Tickets at the Hippodrome Box Office: (352) 375-4477 or click hereOn stage March 2 – March 25, with 7 performances a week Tuesdays at 7 p.m. | Wednesdays at 7 p.m. |Thursdays at 7 p.m. | Fridays at 8 p.m. | Saturdays at 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. | Sundays at 2 p.m.
15
Feb

Ripcord onstage March 2 -25!

The Hippodrome Theatre proudly presents
RIPCORD
by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire
directed by V Craig Heidenreich

February 28-March 25, 2018

 

GAINESVILLE– Everyone’s had that roommate. The one who reveled in grinding your gears. The one you didn’t quite strangle in their sleep but if they did that one thing one more time…

The Hippodrome Theatre presents the hilariously heartfelt Florida Premiere of “Ripcord.” A tale of two roommates who should not be in the same state, much less the same room!

Two of Gainesville’s theatre icons Nell Page and Sara Morsey take it to the limit when a simple bet escalates into a no-holds-barred epic battle. It’s the Thunderdome in the old folks home for a wild night of hilarity and hijinks at the Hipp.

Pulitzer-prize winning playwright, David Lindsay-Abaire, has created a play of high-stakes hilarity, watch for yourself as each character tries to rip the other to bits.

 “‘Ripcord’ invites the audience and anyone who experiences this story to embrace the idea of being present and joyful, because life is going to end whether you like it or not,” said director VC Heidenreich. “You get to choose if you want that peach cobbler to taste like peach cobbler or taste like paste.”

 The New York Times calls RIPCORD “An expertly engineered comedy!” and Deadline calls it “vastly entertaining… a show to treasure.”

“Ripcord” is as heartfelt as it is deliciously inappropriate, directed on the Hippodrome Mainstage by VC Heidenreich. A Florida Premiere!

  • Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 7pm: Discount preview
  • Thursday, March 1 at 7pm: Discount preview
  • Friday, March 2 at 8pm: Opening Night
  • Tuesday, March 6 at 7pm: $10 Tuesday (All tickets just $10)

Tickets at the Hippodrome Box Office: (352) 375-4477 or click here.

Tickets at the Hippodrome Box Office: (352) 375-4477 or click hereOn stage March 2 – March 25, with 7 performances a week Tuesdays at 7 p.m. | Wednesdays at 7 p.m. |Thursdays at 7 p.m. | Fridays at 8 p.m. | Saturdays at 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. | Sundays at 2 p.m.
14
Feb

Sherrie Pettigrew’s Artwork

The Hippodrome Theatre proudly presents Sherrie Pettigrew’s Artwork

Opening Feb. 28 with “Ripcord” previews & featured for Art Walk on Friday, March 30, 7 to 10 p.m.

GAINESVILLE – Sherrie Pettigrew’s art exhibit will be featured in the Hippodrome Art Gallery for the next Artwalk Gainesville on Friday, March 30, from 7 – 10 p.m., opening the week before the first preview of “Ripcord” at the Hippodrome Theatre.

Pettigrew is a Florida artist who composes her drawings based on the people and objects around her in everyday life.  Graphite powder and pencil are her primary materials, and she sometimes incorporates paint, pastel chalk and found objects.

“These images come to me in the shower, theater, market, and street complete with smells, sounds, and visions seldom shared until they are actualized,” Pettigrew said.

Pettigrew admires artists Chuck Close, Joan Miro and Cy Twombly, and they inspire her artistic style. She describes her collection as an evolution from hyperrealism to psychological surrealism.

“I come from honesty in my approach, making work that isn’t always pretty,” Pettigrew said. “These pieces are about emotion, often without cognitive consideration: recording reality with a twist and my own hypersensitive view.”

We hope to see you there!

– Your friends at the Hipp

13
Feb

Karaoke at the Hipp: March. 23

Karaoke at the Hippodrome

Friday, March 23 | 7:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m

Come to the Hipp to belt out your favorite songs with us — we’re bringing karaoke back to the Lower Level on Friday, March 23!

Have fun with your friends at the Hipp during this FREE event. If you’re fearless, you can head right up to belt out your favorite lyrics. For everyone else, we’ll keep our bartender pouring drinks if you need a dose of liquid courage.

It’s time to mark your calendars, Gainesville. Our doors will be open at 7:30 p.m., and you can sing Madonna and Prince all the way until midnight.

12
Feb

The Royale

The Hippodrome Theatre  proudly presents 

“The Royale” by Marco Ramirez

This January, join us for “The Royale,” a New York Times Critics’ Pick inspired by the real-life story of Jack Johnson, the first African-American World Heavyweight Champion.

Determined. Brave. Fierce. Loyal. Jay “The Sport” Jackson embodies every characteristic that defines a hero. He trail-blazed across the nation, rising from poverty in the Jim Crow south to take on the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.

“The Royale” brings breathtaking focus to a pivotal moment in sports history — but it is Jackson’s sheer force of will, relentlessness, and fierce belief in himself that will leave you breathless.

“The play is a stylized, blazingly theatrical triumph that keeps audience members on the edge of their seats.” – Miami Herald

Written by Marco Ramirez, “The Royale” is directed on the Hippodrome Mainstage by Ryan George & Lauren Warhol Caldwell.

Tickets on sale now at thehipp.org and 352.375.4477

On stage January 10-February 11 with 8 performances a week Tuesdays at 7 p.m. | Wednesdays at 7 p.m. |Thursdays at 7 p.m. | Fridays at 8 p.m. | Saturdays at 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. | Sundays at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

  • Wednesday, January 10 at 7pm: Discount preview
  • Thursday, January 11 at 7pm: Discount preview
  • Friday, January 12 at 8pm: Opening Night
  • Tuesday, January 16 at 7pm: $10 Tuesday (All tickets just $10)
  • Sunday, January 21 at 2pm: Free talkback with cast and directors immediately following the show

Content Advisory: Some adult themes and profanity.

Tickets at the Hippodrome Box Office: (352) 375-4477 or click here.

REVIEWS

“Ramirez avoids cliches, preferring to delve deep into his leading character’s psyche and probe such complex questions as whether breaking down barriers or smashing glass ceilings can be almost an accident, and, either way, something not worth the personal cost.” – Chicago Tribune

“[…] a well constructed drama that captures both the beautiful frenzy of boxing and the (sadly still relevant) volatile state of race relations in America.” – The Telegraph



CAST

Jay Bryce Michael Wood
Wynton E. Stanley Richardson
Fish Ryan George*
Max Dylan Kammerer
Nina Renata Eastlick

CREATIVE

Director Lauren “Warhol” Caldwell
Director Ryan George
Stage Manager Amber Wilkerson*
Assistant Stage Manager Carley Selah
Production Manager/Lighting Designer Robert P. Robins
Technical Director Michael Eaddy
Master Electrician Niel Bearden
Scenic Designer Mihai Ciupe
Sound Designer Amanda Yanes
Costume Designer/ Costume Shop Adviser Jessica Kreitzer
Costume Shop Foreman Jill Parzych
Wardrobe Nichole Williams
Props Designer Tim Dygert
Rudi Goblen Movement Director
This activity has been funded in part by a Tourist Development Tax Grant from the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners in conjunction with
the Alachua County Tourist Development Council. For additional information or clarification contact Visit Gainesville/Alachua County at
 
31
Jan

Letter to the Editor: Powerful Production | “The Royale”

Letter to the Editor in the Gainesville Sun:

Powerful production

As a longtime Hippodrome patron, I am moved to share my experience at the recent production of “The Royale” by Marco Ramirez. It was one of the most powerful, profound and entertaining evenings of theater I’ve ever witnessed.

The play, inspired by Jack Johnson, the first African American heavyweight boxing champion, is a searing, brutal, example of theater at its best. The direction by Lauren Warhol Caldwell and Ryan George is inspired. The movement direction by Rudi Goblen is magnificent as is the extraordinary ensemble cast of Bryce Michael Wood, E. Stanley Richardson, Renata Eastlick and Dylan Kammerer. The atmosphere, created by lighting designer Bob Robins, set designer Mihai Ciupe, costume designer Jessica Kreitzer and technical director Michael Eaddy is simple, beautiful and effective.

If you want a once-in-a lifetime experience that will leave you changed, inspired and uplifted by the sheer artistry of the event, “The Royale” is a knockout.

Mark Sexton, Alachua County

31
Jan

A Glimpse of Insight into the actors in “The Royale” video interviews

A Glimpse into "The Royale" with Ryan George

Check out this video for a bit of insight on one of the actors, and co-director, Ryan George, and for a sneak-peek glimpse of what "The Royale" holds, for those of you who haven't seen it yet. Showtimes for today, Saturday, January 20th are 5pm and 8:30pm!Tickets and information at 352.375.4477 and https://tickets.thehipp.org/TheatreManager/1/online?event=1725

Posted by Hippodrome Theatre on Saturday, January 20, 2018

A Glimpse into "The Royale" with E. Stanley Richardson

Get to know E. Stanley Richardson, the actor who plays Wynton in our amazing mainstage production, "The Royale." Hear some insight into his character and some of his favorite things about the production and get a sneak peek of the show! Showtimes for today, Sunday, January 28th are 2pm and 7pm! Tickets and information at 352.375.4477 and https://tickets.thehipp.org/TheatreManager/1/online?event=1725

Posted by Hippodrome Theatre on Sunday, January 28, 2018

A Glimpse into "The Royale" with Bryce Michael Wood

Good morning Gainesville! We sat down with Bryce Michael Wood, the actor who plays Jay "The Sport" Jackson, and asked him about himself and the wonderful show him and his fellow cast have been performing on our mainstage, "The Royale." If you haven't seen it yet, you've got to come check it out! The showtime for today, Tuesday, January 30th is 7pm! Tickets and information at 352.375.4477 and https://tickets.thehipp.org/TheatreManager/1/online?event=1725

Posted by Hippodrome Theatre on Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Stay tuned for upcoming insight from actors Renata and Dylan!

19
Jan

Mainstage Media: “The Royale” video!

A Must-See! "The Royale" on stage at the Hipp

We're so excited to share this production with all of you! Performances of "THE ROYALE" start next week! Tomorrow (Sunday 1/7) is the final day for 50% off presale tickets with coupon code ROYALE50. Call now! 352-375-4477 or visit https://tickets.thehipp.org/TheatreManager/1/online?event=0

Posted by Hippodrome Theatre on Saturday, January 6, 2018

19
Jan

Mainstage News: “The Royale” Reviews

Mainstage News: “The Royale” Reviews

The rave reviews are in! “The Royale” delivers a knock-out punch! The Gainesville Sun reviewer Ron Cunningham writes, ‘The Royale’ plays out more like a dreamy ballet set to gritty rhythm. And the effect is sublime.” Come see for yourself what made audience members jump to their feet in a full standing ovations every single night! Make your reservations for THE ROYALE now at 352.375.4477 or online at thehipp.org

http://www.gainesville.com/entertainmentlife/20180117/review-the-royale-delivers-knock-out-punch

 

Read all about “The Royale” and the electrifying partnership of co-directors Ryan George and Lauren Warhol Caldwell through the eyes of local acclaimed writer Timothy Shamrock McShane:
“Ryan George has in-the-ring know-how to apply to The Royale, intimate experience of playing it in a hit production in Coral Gables, Warhol has Hipp know-how, expressionistic chops and a social conscience.” Discount previews start tonight! Tickets to The Royale at 352.375.4477 and thehipp.org.

Read here:

Counter Punch

 

Gainesville Downtown previews THE ROYALE at the Hipp! Tickets at 352.375.4477 and thehipp.org

“Dylan Kammerer, a UF grad who now lives in Brooklyn, said that any good ensemble piece “lives and dies by the heartbeat that is one.” Such is the case with The Royale.

“I think what Marco’s done really well is offer a piece of theater that is so exciting and so nonstop and almost filmic in a way in that you can’t take your eyes off of it, and we don’t give you the opportunity, and when we do, it just rips your heart out.”

“People who have never been to the Hippodrome before are going to love it.” UF School of Theatre + Dance

Hipp Delivers Knockout Punch with ‘The Royale’

Check out today’s cover story of the Gainesville Scene! The preview article for “The Royale” is featured, by Sara Marino. Come down to the Hipp for a discount preview performance at 7 tonight to see what it’s all about.

“I think that it’s an ensemble in that it lives and dies by the heartbeat that is one with this cast,” Kammerer said. “What it’s done really well is provide a piece of theater that is so exciting and so nonstop, and it’s almost like a film in a way that you can’t take your eyes off of it.”