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SAAC Announces Director for 'Sunset Boulevard'

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South Arkansas Arts Center is thrilled to bring to the stage for the spring season Andrew Lloyd Weber's musical production of the Hollywood classic, Sunset Boulevard. The play will open on March 2 and run through March 4, and also with showings on March 8, 9, and 11. Sunset Boulevard is sponsored by Teague Autogroup and Southern Bancorp. Directing this cl[...]

'Les Misérables' Shakes Robinson Center

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The Celebrity Attractions touring production of Les Misérables brings passion, rage, excitement, love, tragedy, humor, action and more (all wrapped up in a bright red flag) to the Robinson Center in Little Rock. If you want to be shaken to your very core by emotion and stirred by beautiful melodies, all while witnessing a story of unrequited love, pain, sacr[...]

The Santaland Diaries

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By Kristy Alpert | Graphic courtesy of The Rep Not Your Mama’s Matinee: The Santaland Diaries offers an adult alternative to snowflakes and candy canes nyone looking for an upbeat tale of Christmas cheer that comes wrapped in a happy package with sweet, sweet tidings of joy… had better keep looking. There are no Sugarplum Fairies or magic snowmen in The Sa[...]

Thankful For Theatre

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Katherine Stewart, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Growing up, the holiday season was synonymous with drama. No, not because of family shenanigans at the Christmas dinner table, but because whether it was playing a pilgrim in the annual Thanksgiving play (everyone wanted to be the turkey, which I never quite understood) or getting [...]

'Les Miserables' Tickets on Sale Now

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You can see the Tony Award-winning story of 19th-century France from your 21st century seat in the Robinson Performance Hall. A news release for the touring production of Les Miserables describes the musical as "an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human [...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre Announces 2018 Season

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Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s 12th season will feature three Shakespeare productions and a musical, the organization announced last week. The selections for 2018 include The Winter’s Tale, My Fair Lady, Henry IV Part One and Much Ado About Nothing. Most of the shows will be performed on the University of Central Arkansas campus in Conway, while one will [...]

Symphony of Northwest Arkansas Announces New Season

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The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas will present its 2017-18 season at the Walton Arts Center’s Baum Walker Hall beginning in October, according to a news release. Tickets for the shows at 495 W. Dickson Street in Fayetteville are on sale now. The first concert of the season, directed by Music Director Paul Haas, will take place Saturday, October 14. The s[...]

Murry's Dinner Playhouse is a Modern Classic

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Katherine Stewart, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism It's embarrassing to admit that I knew about Murry's Dinner Playhouse for almost 15 years before setting foot inside and settling in for a show. If you haven't been, perhaps it has hovered for years on the edge of your awareness, like it did on mine, as a thing that you could do, b[...]

The Weekend Theater Celebrates 25th Anniversary

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The Weekend Theater in downtown Little Rock kicks off its 25th anniversary season this month with the first of nine productions, including four musicals and five dramas. “To commemorate our milestone anniversary, we had a Back by Popular Demand campaign and asked our audiences to vote for the shows they would most like to see return to the stage,” said Ja[...]