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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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THEATRE REVIEW: VANYA and SONIA and MASHA and SPIKE

Gainesville’s Hippodrome Theatre opened “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” a zany comedy that was awarded the 2013 Tony for Best Play. The production opened January 9, 2015 and will remain on stage until February 1 in the theatre in downtown Gainesville. The play was written by 66-year-old , whose name might not be familiar to some younger theatre goers. Over the years, a number of his absurdist, outrageous comedies have graced several venues in the North Florida area, including “Beyond Therapy”, “Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You”, “The Marriage of Bette and Boo,” and “Betty’s Summer …

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