“The Comedy of Errors” Coming to Crystal Bridges, Winthrop Rockefeller Institute


The Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre is excited to announce that this June it will be bringing free performances of The Comedy of Errors to two of Arkansas’ favorite cultural hotspots: the Crystal Bridges Museum of Natural Art and the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute. This amusing comedy for the whole family will appear on Crystal Bridges’ Walker Landing from

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“Shakespeare in the South” Returns to Little Rock


Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre has once again joined the Oxford American magazine to bring you a special Shakespearean edition of “Tales from the South” at South on Main, one of Little Rock’s premier dining destinations. February 25th Doors open at 5 p.m.; Tales begin at 7:30 p.m. South on Main 1304 South Main St. Little Rock,

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2014 Bard Ball: Swing Along with Shakespeare


Join Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre at this year’s Bard Ball and travel back to the Big Band era for an evening of swing music, savory appetizers and a sneak peek at the upcoming theatrical season. March 7th, 6:30 p.m. Junior League Building 401 Scott Street Little Rock, AR Cocktail Attire Dance the night away in the

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Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre to announce 2014 season

On Friday October 4 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will announce its 2014 season at Garland House, the hippest art scene in Little Rock, during Garland House’s fifth gallery show.

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“Much Ado About Nothing” – Your Tweets

Chichi at @arkshakes opening night at @hendrixcollege #arkshakes… — Courtney Spradlin (@courtneyism) June 7, 2013 I had the best time watching Much Ado About Nothing tonight with @caseypgarrison and @micjoyrob #arkshakes… — Chris Dickerson (@ChrisSDickerson) June 9, 2013 Wonderful performance by the #arkshakes troupe, & the weather was perfect. A real artistic &

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Arkansas Shakespeare plans two lectures in advance of 2013 season


Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will host lectures later this month by a noted Shakespeare scholar as well as an acclaimed director of the Bard’s plays. Both events are free and open to the public. On April 18, Dr. Paul Menzer, associate professor at Mary Baldwin College, where he is director of the MLitt/MFA Program in Shakespeare

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Meet Robert Quinlan

Robert Quinlan

Wednesday, June 20th at 5:00 p.m. Mike’s Place 808 Front Street, Conway, Arkansas Come hear the brilliant Bob Quinlan speak about the production of Richard III he has directed this season for Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre. Quinlan’s Bio | Richard III Director’s Note RSVP on Facebook

Free Drinks and Fun with AST

The Oxford American Magazine and Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre invite you to a gathering with select actors and directors of AST’s 2012 summer season on Monday, May 21st at 5:30 p.m. at the new Oxford American building located at 1300 South Main Street in Little Rock (formerly Juanita’s). Join the actors for a glass of wine

2nd Annual Shakespeare Scurry 2k and Family Festival [PICS]


Despite the weather, the 2nd Annual Shakespeare Scurry and Family Festival was a success! Thanks to all who participated! We’ll see you again next year! Click here to view the entire album on our Facebook page. Be sure to “Like” Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre while you’re there!

“Shakespeare on Trial” scheduled for April 23rd at Clinton School of Public Service

Clinton School of Public Service

For centuries, controversy has raged over whether William Shakespeare is the true author of the plays attributed to him. Was it Shakespeare himself, or some nobleman such as the Earl of Oxford, merely using Shakespeare as his front man?

River Market to Host First-Ever “Shakespeare in the Park”


The River Market and The Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau are pleased to announce their first-ever “Shakespeare in the Park” production, a special version of the Bard’s play The Tempest, on Sunday, April 29th in the East Pavilion of Ottenheimer Market Hall, home to the Farmers’ Market.

2nd Annual Shakespeare Scurry slated for April 20th

Shakespeare Scurry

2nd Annual Shakespeare Scurry Family Fun Run 2K & Festival The Village at Hendrix Friday, April 20th 5:30 p.m. • Race Starts 6:00 p.m. Race participants are encouraged to wear Renaissance inspired attire to pay tribute to Shakespeare during the race, but this is not required. The evening begins in the Market Square at the Village at Hendrix where

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