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AWAY TO NEVER-NEVER LAND: “PETER AND THE STARCATCHER”

The and the opened the much-honored and Tony Award winning play “” on September 4, 2015. The show will be onstage in downtown Gainesville through September 27 and is very popular, so reserve early at 352-375-4477 or visit thehipp.org. ’s classic children’s story about is well known to many. Barrie’s work debuted as a play on the London stage in 1904; a novel published in 1911 followed. Adaptations have included multiple films, television productions and plays, notably an animated 1953 Disney film, and a 1954 Broadway musical starring Mary Martin. Ever wonder how Peter Pan wound up in ? Or …

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Hilarious – “THE TWO MUSKETEERS”

Gainesville’s Hippodrome Theatre opened the world premiere of “The Two Musketeers” on April 10, 2015; this hilarious parody and fast-moving farce will be on stage through May 15, 2015. The two-act play, adapted by from the 1844 novel “” by , is about ninety minutes long. As you may know, Dumas’s book, set largely in France in the early 1600’s, as been required reading in many schools. This classic tale of male bonding has remained popular through time, inspiring an operetta, a couple of Broadway musicals, and many films. Jory’s approach to the subject is to present the play as …

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