New Performing Arts Season Is Upon Us

Kerry Kraus


It’s time to order your tickets for the upcoming seasons at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre and the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra

This year is the first for new symphony orchestra maestro Philip Mann and according to the organization, “It is going to be a season of exuberance, energy, and renewal as we usher in a new era with special works by the greatest composers. You’ll hear classical elegance, American spirit, old world soul, cosmic power, French charm, Russian grandeur, and that is only the beginning.”

If you’re a new subscriber, the ASO has a terrific deal for you. You can book a full set of tickets for as little at $7 a concert – 50% off single ticket prices. The 2010- 2011 season begins October 2 with the Masterworks series. River Rhapsodies Chamber Music begins on October 5, followed by Pops Live on October 15. A full schedule is available on the symphony website.

ASO performances take place at Robinson Center Music Hall except for River Rhapsodies, which take place at the Clinton Presidential Center, both in downtown Little Rock.

The Rep is offering a special on advance ticket sales. Early buyers can save $10 off “A” seats or $5 off “B” seats. This offer ends on opening day so order now. Evita kicks off 2010-2011 on September 10, followed by Hamlet, A Christmas Story, A Raisin in the Sun, Review the Revue, Hairspray and The 39 Steps. Tickets can be ordered online. The curtain goes up at 601 Main Street in downtown Little Rock.


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