Winner of more than 100 international awards and seen by over 65 million people worldwide, Les Misérables sweeps its audience through an epic tale of broken dreams, passion and redemption, against the backdrop of a nation in the grip of revolution. Written by Claude-Michel Schönberg, Alain Boublil, Trevor Nunn and John Caird Music By Claude-Michel [...]
Set during WWII, reminiscent of the days of the USO show, as an audience member you will be turned into one of “the boys at the front”. Let the Hollywood stars entertain you with a string of 1940s hits and Christmas music filled with great standards, holiday music, and comedy. The cast sings some of [...]
An uncouth, corrupt rich junk dealer, Harry Brock, brings his showgirl mistress Billie Dawn with him to Washington, D.C. When Billie’s ignorance becomes a liability to Brock’s business dealings, he hires a journalist, Paul Verrall, to educate his girlfriend. In the process of learning, Billie Dawn realizes how corrupt Harry is and begins interfering with [...]
In this campy musical based on the 1960s cult horror film, nerdy Seymour, a florist’s clerk, buys and nourishes a Venus fly trap-like plant, which he names for his beloved co-worker Audrey. The plant ultimately grows big enough to devour everything, and anyone, in its path. This musical is filled with catchy songs that you [...]
Broadway star William Gillette, admired the world over for his leading role in the play Sherlock Holmes, has invited his fellow cast members to his Connecticut home for a weekend of revelry. But when one of the guests is stabbed to death, the festivities in this isolated house of tricks and mirrors quickly turn dangerous. [...]
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 [...]
Set construction is underway for our season-opening production of Les Miserables. This is going to be huge task and all help would be welcome! Set construction usually begins around 10 a.m. on Saturdays and noon on Sundays. Just show up!
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The Gainesville Community Playhouse is one of the oldest community theaters in the state of Florida. Our first play, The Pied Piper of Hamlin, was produced in 1927 and we have been producing quality plays and musicals ever since. In 2006, we moved into our present facility, the magnificent Vam York Theater, a 210-seat house with facilities to stage the most demanding musicals and plays.
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