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YAT presents ‘Big River’

YAT presents ‘Big River’

The Young Actors Theatre’s production of “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” opens March 1. Mark Twain’s timeless classic sweeps audiences down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck…

FSU Student Theatre opens darkly comedic ‘Behanding’

FSU Student Theatre opens darkly comedic ‘Behanding’

The Florida State University Student Theatre Association presents Martin McDonagh’s dark comedy “A Behanding in Spokane,” directed by FSU sophomore Cory Dunn. The production, which opened Thursday, will run through…

Review: Hiding the truth only leads to sorrow in ‘Spring Awakening’

Review: Hiding the truth only leads to sorrow in ‘Spring Awakening’

The journey from child to adult is fraught with confusion and angst, especially when family and society fail–or even refuse –to provide a guiding hand. The award-winning rock musical “Spring…

Review: John McClane can’t be killed

Review: John McClane can’t be killed

John McClane is back for a fifth time in “A Good Day to Die Hard,” which moves the action to Russia and teams the veteran cop with his son (Jai…

Review: Harsh, wonderful, lovely story in ‘Southern Wild’

Review: Harsh, wonderful, lovely story in ‘Southern Wild’

“Beasts of the Southern Wild” mixes harsh reality with imaginative fantasy to tell a story set in a land that may not be far away but feels as foreign as…

FSU to present ‘Spring Awakening’

FSU to present ‘Spring Awakening’

Shown above are: Rico LeBron as Moritz, Nick Jones as Melchior, and Collean Gallagher as Wendla. The Florida State University School of Theatre’s 2012-13 season continues with the musical “Spring…

Review: Witty ‘Warm Bodies’ proves even zombies need romance

Review: Witty ‘Warm Bodies’ proves even zombies need romance

“Warm Bodies” walks the line between cute and absurd, managing to find just the right balance of wry wittiness and sweet romance while playing with the usual zombie tropes. Zombie…

Review: ‘Movie 43’ aims to offend

Review: ‘Movie 43’ aims to offend

Having now seen the anthology comedy “Movie 43,” I’m not sure what the producers did to get so many actors–from Hugh Jackman and Dennis Quaid to Kate Winslet and Halle…

Review: Witches beware! ‘Hansel & Gretel’ are out for revenge

Review: Witches beware! ‘Hansel & Gretel’ are out for revenge

Writer/director Tommy Wirkola’s “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters” would have us believe that the fairy tale siblings grew up making a career out of hunting and killing witches. The bloody,…

Hoggetowne Medieval Fair returns to Gainesville

The 27th annual Hoggetowne Medieval Fair returns to Gainesville returns for its final weekend filled with lords and ladies, old-world games, jousting, eight entertainment stages, 160 artisans, food and more.…