The Wizard of Oz [July 17 – Aug. 9, 2015]

Join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion as they journey down the yellow brick road, on a quest to find the Wizard of Oz.  Hum along to the familiar songs, tap your toes to the Jitterbug, and get swept away in the land of Oz with all of the adventures. Make sure […]


The Golden Apples [August 14, 2015]

The GCP is celebrating the end of its 2014-2015 season with the annual Golden Apple Awards Friday, August 14 at the Vam York Theater! The show starts at 7 p.m. Admission is free and everyone is invited to both the show and the reception prior to the show (6:30 p.m.) in the lobby. You’ll see […]


The 39 Steps [Sept 11 – 27, 2015]

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! This comedy is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a talented cast of 4), an on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, […]


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

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, Bert, introduces us to […]


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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 The Wizard of Oz begin on July 8, 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.