2014 Calendar

Thank you for a great season! See you next June!

 

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. Opens June 5th.

 

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. Opens June 11th.

 

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. Opens June 20th.

 

The Comedy of Errors

A special adaptation of Shakespeare’s rip-roaring farce, perfect for kids of all ages. Opens June 24th.

 

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre announces staff changes

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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

Comedy of Errors Review

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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

Dracula Review

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Arkansas Times by David Koon http://www.arktimes.com/arkansas/dracula/Content?oid=1217323 The Arkansas Shakespeare Festival has made a habit out of throwing curveballs in its annual salute to The Bard. One of this year’s examples was especially exciting to Yours Truly, given that I was a vampire lit freak long before anybody heard of “Twilight” or Sookie Stackhouse. Then again,

Dear Friends

Mary Ruth

Thank you for your steady support for AST over the past several years. I enjoyed seeing you at the shows this past season — and what a great festival it was. Comedy of Errors provided plenty of laughs, Dracula delivered the chills, and Henry V created the illusion of battle with little more than expert

Development

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Bear with us. A finished product will be up and running October 20, 2010. Be sure to follow us on twitter (http://twitter.com/arkshakes) and find us on facebook (http://facebook.com/arkshakes). We appreciate your patience as we go through this process. Thank you.

Bard Ball 2011: Arkansas artists pay tribute to the bard

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BARD BALL 2011: ARKANSAS ARTISTS PAY TRIBUTE to the BARD Friday, February 18  | 6:30 – 9pm You’re invited to an exclusive performance at the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion. Reception starts at 6:30pm. Live performances start at 7:30pm.

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