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“…I will make it felony to drink small beer.” -2 Henry VI, Act IV, scene ii Join AST for 2015′s Bard Ball as we once again attempt to tame the best brew central Arkansas has to offer.  This year we take the fun to The Venue, 1069 Markham Street in Conway on February 28 at

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Unmask the Season at the 2015 Fall Member Party


Join in the celebration as we unmask Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s 2015 season at our annual Fall Membership Party! Thursday, October 23 at 6:30 pm at the home of Brad Lacy, 507 Locust Ave., Conway, AR 72034.

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ArkShakes to Open 9th Season on June 4


Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s ninth season of professional theatre in repertory will run June 4-28, 2015. The lineup includes Shakespeare’s raucous comedy,THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR; his complex and intriguing THE MERCHANT OF VENICE; the beloved musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (with book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick), and

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Behind the Scenes with Pippin and Two Gents

This year, AST’s amazing group of dramaturgs has put together interviews with the four directors of this summer’s four productions. Click here to check out this fascinating interview with Jeremy Williams, director of this summer’s Pippin.  Hear all about his inspiration for his magical, fantastical production. And here is one with Rebekah Scallet, Producing Artistic

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Meet the cast & crew: Lucas Massingill

Lucas Massingill is thrilled to be back with AST for a third season. He has previously appeared in AST’s Alice in Wonderland and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. 

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Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre announces staff changes


After four years as founding producing artistic director of the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre, Matt Chiorini has moved away, but he’s not really gone. Chiorini moved to Syracuse, N.Y., over the summer to take a position as assistant professor of theatre at Le Moyne College, a small Jesuit school. But he will return to Conway, at

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