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Hiring Production Manager for 2012 Season

The Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre is seeking a Production Manager for our 2012 Season.  The Production Manager will oversee all aspects of physical production during the summer season, as well as help lay the groundwork for production prior to season’s start. 

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat [PHOTOS]

The Biblical story of Joseph of Cannan is brought to life in one of Webber and Rice’s most irresistible stories filled with excitement, energy, and eclectic music. This Broadway musical is an uplifting experience for the whole family! Click here to view other photos of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Paul Menzer

A Girl Named Othello [VIDEO]

Paul Menzer gives his audience a historical framework for the ways in which Othello has been cast, conceived, and performed over the past 200 years. His insights into the problematic nature of “black-face” interpretations of the character of Othello invite us to explore how the play has–from the moment it was first performed–forced audiences to

David Alford

Q & A with Othello director, David Alford

Why did you want to direct Othello? Well, it’s one of the masterpieces, I think, ranked right up there with Hamlet and Macbeth. And I think it’s probably the most intimate of his plays, from a psychological perspective. The major scenes are beautifully constructed, still very accessible to a modern audience.

Othello Cast and Crew | Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre

“Othello” opening night [PHOTOS]

One of Shakespeare’s most honorable heroes is matched with his most vicious villain in this compelling tragedy about the power of love to bring out the best –and the worst – inside us all.

Derrick Parker

Othello: Lines to listen for

“She loved me for the dangers I had passed, And I loved her that she did pity them. This only is the witchcraft I have used.” Othello (Act I, Scene iii) “With a little web as this will I ensnare a great a fly as Cassio.” Iago (Act II, Scene iii) “I will wear my

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About the Othello characters

Othello: “The Moor”; commander of the Venetian Army; husband of Desdemona Iago: High-ranking soldier and trusted advisor of Othello; husband of Emilia Desdemona: Bold daughter of Brabantio; wife of Othello Emilia: Wife of Iago; attendant to Desdemona Cassio: Othello’s right-hand man; young and intelligent military officer

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Othello Rap by Josh Rice [VIDEO]

Here upon is a story of a brother. And Josh will drop it like unto it will halt.

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat [PHOTOS]

The Biblical story of Joseph of Cannan is brought to life in one of Webber and Rice’s most irresistible stories filled with excitement, energy, and eclectic music. This Broadway musical is an uplifting experience for the whole family! Click here to view photos from the opening night of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Be

Rebekah Scallet | Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre

Scallet named new producing artistic director

After a six-month search, Rebekah Scallet, an Arkansas native, will become producing artistic director of Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre, starting Aug. 15. Dr. Mary Ruth Marotte will continue as executive director. “I am thrilled to have Rebekah as an artistic partner. Her experience in directing, teaching, and arts management will help AST reach new heights,” Marotte

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“As You Like It” Opening Night [PHOTOS]

Click here to view photos from the opening night of “As You Like It” at The Village at Hendrix.

Artistic Director Matt Chiorini

Interview with KUAR [AUDIO]

Executive Director Mary Ruth Marotte and Artistic Director Matt Chiorini appeared on Arts Scene, presented by UALR College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and UALR Public Radio. Matt Chiorini’s interview begins at 16:05.

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