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“Venus in Fur - funny”

The Hippodrome State Theatre
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Owner description: The Hippodrome State Theatre is the architectural centerpiece of Gainesville's Historic downtown and is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. The main stage theatre features the work of award-winning thespians and presents some of the best theatre in the country. The Hippodrome also houses a visual arts gallery, a cinema featuring first run artistic and foreign films, and a full service bar.
Ocala, Florida, United States
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855 reviews
152 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
“Venus in Fur - funny”
Reviewed February 6, 2013

Our first visit to a "Theatre in the round," we will come back. Enjoyed this "Off-beat" play a lot. The two actors had impectible timing, delivery was "spot on." Loved being close to the stage. Quite an experience for us.

Visited January 2013
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florida
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45 reviews
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“Great for Movies and Plays that are out of the Ordinary”
Reviewed February 5, 2013

The Hipp is located in downtown Gainesville and offers several indie/artsy movies at a time as well as a number of plays each season. I have enjoyed many movies here in their small theater, which allows you to bring in cocktails from the bar and snacks. The live theater stage is a bit larger with more seating but also intimate and productions are often unique and interesting. Read reviews of the plays and movies before you go, as you might otherwise be surprised!

Visited February 2013
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Atlanta
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5 reviews
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“Fascinating Relic”
Reviewed February 2, 2013

My husband and I stepped in to look at the art in the lobby/gallery area. We'll be back soon to see a film!

Visited January 2013
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Gainesville, Florida
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“Live Drama Beats Video”
Reviewed January 29, 2013

I like the interaction between the actors and the audience. I like being able to see their faces and be part of the whole experience. It draws you into the story and allows you to feel like you are really part of it. I much prefer it to going to a movie or watching a video. However, it is expensive. Thank goodness for Groupon or Living Social special deal vouchers that saves half off the price!

Visited April 2012
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Daytona Beach, FL
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“Five Stars for a Small-Town Theater”
Reviewed January 29, 2013

Really enjoyed Venus in Fur performance on the Mainstage this past weekend. If you like small, hometown feel type theater, this place is it! Not a bad seat in the house-- very intimate. We loved it and wished we lived closer so we could visit more often.

Visited January 2013
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