Hamlet

Perhaps Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, Prince Hamlet seeks to revenge his father’s death. Directed by Robert Quinlan (Richard III) and presented in an intimate on-stage setting.

 

Pippin

Join Pippin on a musical journey of self-discovery that celebrates the magic of theatre. Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Revival.

 

The Comedy of Errors

A special adaptation of Shakespeare’s rip-roaring farce, perfect for kids of all ages.

 

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Enjoy a romantic evening under the stars with Shakespeare’s tale of friends divided by love, featuring comical servants and a playful pup.

 
Andrew Hamm

Auditioning essentials!

Auditions are the most compressed, highest-stress part of the craft of acting. It comes down to two major principles:

1. Control the things you can control.
2. Completely and totally let go of the things you cannot control.

Artistic Director Matt Chiorini

2011 Internship Positions Offered

We are seeking to hire approximately 16-20 interns to work in the following capacities: Acting (8 interns, 2m and 2f) Stage Management (2 interns) Scene Shop (3 interns) Costume Shop (4 Interns) INTERVIEW Reynolds Performance Hall, Conway, Arkansas Saturday, February 5

Hamelt and Skull

Hamlet’s not the Only one With a Skull

By Jessica Hodges To show thanks for recent donations to the Arkansas Shakespeare Theater, a group of Hendrix students gave a ghost tour of downtown Conway. The patrons of AST were met at a local restaurant shortly after dark and led down the nearby, winding streets.

Mary Ruth

Today in Athens, Arkansas…

Dear Friends, Happy Holidays from Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre! We have a new logo, a new website, and a line-up of shows that are certain to thrill and delight you. With Othello, As You Like It, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and The Tortoise and the Hare, there will be something to tempt every theater-goer

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Seeing Red

… SEEING RED NEW WORKS BY ARKANSAS ARTISTS AN ART EVENT BENEFITING LOCAL CHARITIES … ARTIST RECEPTION Friday, December 3, 7pm – 9m adults only please … You’re invited to a special artist reception and gallery show at the home of Brandi and Kristian Andersen. Come enjoy some holiday cheer, take home some fabulous art, and support three wonderful

Artistic Director Matt Chiorini

UPADATED: Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre announce season audtions

Auditions for the 2011 summer festival are currently full. Internship opportunities are still available. Auditions will be held for all actors on Saturday, Feb. 5 at the Reynolds Performance Hall at UCA in Conway for roles in the AST 2011 Summer Festival.  Actors will be seen from 9am-8pm on the 5th and are asked to

Mary Ruth

Today in Athens, Arkansas….

We’re thrilled to have our new website up and running. Kudos to Bobby Kelly, webmaster and Shakespeare board member extraordinaire. And a heap of thanks goes out to Kristian Andersen and his team of designers at KA+A in Indianapolis for designing our new logo and our up-coming brochure, as well as our cool new t-shirts, that

Andrew Hamm

Planting the Seeds of “ArkansAs You Like It”

Here’s why it was so easy for me say yes to this script: I think “As You Like It” is to Shakespeare’s comedy what “Hamlet” is to tragedy. Not only do I think it’s his best comedy, I think it’s his best comedy by a mile.

Artistic Director Matt Chiorini

Isn’t everyone dying to know what I’m thinking?

Hello and welcome to my first Blog entry. I’m a social media luddite, and am even sometimes suspicious of email as a communicant. I’m the last person under 80 in North America to not have a facebook page (the whole thing creeps me out), but I think this blog (on the fantastic new website!) is a

Artistic Director Matt Chiorini

Welcome note from the Artistic Director

Welcome to the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre, going into its fifth season of artistic excellence, educational opportunity and community outreach in Central Arkansas.  Your support over the years has made all the difference as we continue to grow and offer outstanding theatre to families all over our region.  Look around our new website and learn more

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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

ComedeyofErrors

Comedy of Errors Review

Arkansas Times by Bernard Reed There are a lot of things to like about Shakespeare, not least of which is the flexibility of his plays. The Arkansas Shakespeare Festival’s production of “The Comedy of Errors” has certainly taken advantage of this flexibility to come up with a loudly colorful and goofily anachronistic show. “The Comedy

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