theatre

The Acansa Arts Festival, taking place Sept. 21-25 in Little Rock and North Little Rock, is now in its third year of uniting local and national talent in a world-class arts event that is both entertaining to spectators and beneficial to Arkansas’s arts community. Working collaboratively with the local arts organizations Ballet Arkansas, the Arkansas …
Produced by TheatreSquared (T2), the Arkansas New Play Festival set for June 17-26 in Fayetteville and Bentonville is the premier celebration of new works for the American stage. TheatreSquared (T2) Artistic Director Robert Ford and Executive Director Martin Miller recently revealed the festival lineup. The festival’s fully staged workshop production will be Andromeda by Gayle …
Whether or not you have children, you are probably familiar with “Schoolhouse Rock,” the series of animated educational shorts that originally ran on Saturday mornings from 1973-1985. The Emmy-winning series, with its colorful characters and catchy tunes, gained an almost cult-like following, as the show’s wacky inhabitants “Interplanet Janet” and “Rufus Xavier Sarsaparilla” became household names and …
Don’t underestimate the powerful drama and star performances offered at theater productions in Northwest Arkansas. The upcoming TheatreSquared production of the modern classic “Amadeus” by legendary playwright Peter Shaffer is the perfect example. Winner of five Tony Awards—including Best Play—and the Oscar for Best Picture, “Amadeus” is a modern classic, weaving intrigue, comedy, suspense, and …
Did you know that in 2011, TheatreSquared was recognized by the American Theatre Wing, founder of the Tony Awards, as one of the nation’s ten best emerging theatres? TheatreSquared is northwest Arkansas’s professional theatre in residence at Walton Arts Center’s Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. Season 9 for 2014/2015 has just been unveiled. Get your …
For me, William Shatner will always be Capt. James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise in the TV series Star Trek.  But he’s certainly been in plenty of other leading roles, and he takes audiences on a sequential journey of his colorful career and life in his solo show coming to northwest Arkansas in just …
Once upon a time there were three little pigs and three billy goats gruff.  The little pigs were sent out into the world by their mother to seek their fortune. Follow their escapades as the Big Bad Wolf tries to trick them into letting him into their individual houses. The Three Billy Goats Gruff have …