Mary Poppins [Nov. 6-22; Dec. 3-20]

Mary Poppins A Musical One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way. Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences receiving nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The jack-of-all trades, […]


Next to Normal [Jan. 29 – Feb. 21]

Next to Normal A Musical Next To Normal is an unflinching look at how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. Winner of three 2009 TONY Awards including Best Musical Score and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize. Dad’s an architect; Mom rushes to pack lunches and pour cereal; their daughter and son are bright, […]


Jesus Christ Superstar [March 25 – April 17, 2016]

Jesus Christ Superstar A Musical The first rock opera, created as a concept album at the end of the turbulent ’60s, has Judas questioning the enlightened motives of this new prophet, resulting in betrayal. Christ’s final days are dramatized with emotional intensity, thought-provoking edge and explosive theatricality. Propelled by a stirring score, by turns driving […]


Springtime WIth The Bard [April 28 – May 1, 2016]

Springtime With the Bard Scenes from Shakespeare GCP’S Dark Night Productions Presents scenes of tender love and lots of laughter from William Shakespeare as brought to you by a merry band of GCP players! Written by William Shakespeare Directed by Jan Cohen April 28 – May 1, 2016 Thursdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. Saturdays […]


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The Vam York Theater is located at:
4039 Northwest 16th Boulevard, Gainesville, Florida. Our phone number is (352) 376-4949.

Ticket Sales for Mary Poppins begin on October 28, 2015.

Box Office Hours:Wednesday through Friday, 12 pm – 6 pm and Saturday 10 am – 1 pm. The box office opens at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 1 p.m. for Saturday and Sunday matinees. The Box Office is CLOSED the week of Thanksgiving, Nov. 25-28 and will reopen Dec. 2 for the Holiday Run