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COM M UNIT Y beginning with “God of Carnage” Sept. 2. Along with the comedies “Sirens”, and “Over the Tavern”, the family-friendly plays “A Christmas Carol”, “This Wonderful Life”, and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, and one Victorian ghost story “The Turn of the Screw”, the Hippodrome has prepared a repertoire perfect for what any audience member would want. “The 39th season provides a year full of entertaining choices -whether it’s date night, girls’ night out or a staycation for the entire family, there’s something memorable going on at the Hipp,” says Lauren Caldwell, the Hippodrome’s artistic director. “We invite you to join us for a season full of stories that provoke conversation, laughter, memories and wonder.” For more Gainesville talent, the Gainesville Community Playhouse at the Vom York Theater will be performing the musical RENT Sept. 23 through Oct. 16. The Gainesville Civic Chorus will also be celebrating it’s 36th season of choral works through four major concerts starting with a performance with the University of Florida Choral Union for a winter holiday favorite, “Sounds of the Season,” that will be presented at the Phillips Center on Dec. 4. Monty Python’s Spamalot (opposite page, bottom) and a performance by Vijay Iyer (opposite page, top) are among the shows at UFPA. (Right):Santa Fe Fine Arts Theatre For the complete 2011-2012 season, visit www.homemagazinegainesville.com

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