New Performance Theater in Hot Springs


According to an AP report, an old movie theater in Hot Springs will house productions of a new professional theater company.

Arkansas TheatreWorks announced it would begin its first season May 4-15 at the Central Theatre with a touring production of Mack the Knife: The Life and Music of Bobby

Managing director Sheldon Kleinman said four shows to follow would all be locally produced and cast. They are Moonlight and Magnolias, June 22-July 3, Who’s Afraid of
Virginia Woolf?
Aug. 3-14; Stage Struck, Sept. 21-Oct. 2; and the musical Ain’t Misbehavin Nov. 5-20.

The Central Theatre is on Central Avenue in Hot Springs, a few blocks south of Bathhouse Row.