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The Constellation

The official monthly newsletter of the The Star Center Theatre
The Star Center Theatre
August 2022

Something old, something new, something Broadway, something blues!

The 2022-2023 Star Center Theatre Season has something for everyone!


Immerse yourself in the power of a child’s imagination with Matilda the Musical. Observe civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as he confronts his destiny and legacy to his people in The Mountaintop. Dance and sing in an underground club of the 1950s in Memphis, and join the mischief and matchmaking of the beloved Dolly Levi in Hello Dolly!  

 Be sure to check our Facebook page, website, and monthly newsletter for each show's official dates and times.


We look forward to entertaining you and your family while continuing to provide creative outlets for our community volunteers. 

We’ll see YOU at the theater! 

Star Center in the Big Apple

This summer our Star Center kids took over New York City to engage in the Broadway Experience Workshop. This amazing opportunity allowed our students to receive expert advice, a dance class, and tips on how to nail a Broadway audition! All from some of the most talented people on and off Broadway!  Check out their experiences and get a sneak peek at the Headestown song and dance workshop.  Click the links below. 

Upcoming Events

Simply Simone

August 19-28

Simply Simone Created by David Grapes and Robert Neblett. Child prodigy. Jazz superstar. Civil rights activist. Political exile. Nina Simone was all of these things, and more. One of the true divas of the 20th century and a genuine musical powerhouse. 


Oct. 21-Oct 30

Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around the world.

King Liz

Sept. 23-Oct 2

Sports agent Liz Rico has money and an elite client roster but a woman in a man’s industry has to fight to stay on top.

The House That Will

Not Stand

Nov. 11- 20

In early nineteenth-century New Orleans, a widowed mother, Beartrice, struggles to manage her headstrong daughters after the death of her second husband. But as the matriarch takes her place as head of the household, a more ominous transfer of power transpires in the region. The French-owned Louisiana Territory is about to be acquired by the United States, threatening the liberty of the free African-Americans residing on the land. A gripping examination of intersecting captivities, THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND follows four women in mourning as they look ahead to an uncertain and haunting future.

Donations Accepted

Please make contributions payable to:
Star Center Theatre
11 NE 23rd Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32609
PayPal: @StarCenterTheatreFL

Volunteer With Us

If you would like to volunteer with the Star Center Theatre, please email


Volunteer Opportunities Include:
  • Theatre facility maintenance
  • Set build//breakdown
  • Tech/lighting training
  • Event coordination assistance
  • Costume design
  • Instagram
  • Facebook
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