Bard Ball 2015: The Taming of the Brew

Come out for big-tasting beers, a catered buffet, live and silent auctions, and a musical sneak peek at the 2015 season.

 

The 2015 Season

Coming in June: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, and AS YOU LIKE IT.

 

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

"Every member of the cast is extraordinary...brings out the best in one of Shakespeare's earliest plays." —The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

 

Hamlet

"I was...completely blown away....I have read Shakespeare most of my life but nothing compares to seeing it acted on the stage." —Sharon K., audience member of the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre 2014 season

 

Pippin

"...amazing performance. The show was perfectly cast and simply outstanding! Bravo!"--Michelle C., 2014 AST Audience Member

 

Eric Binnie

Eric Binnie

Eric Binnie (Sexton, Much Ado About Nothing; Old Man, King Lear) is newly retired from the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance in Hendrix College and is delighted to return to this exciting season at Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre. He played roles in The Sound of Music, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, and Twelfth Night. It is

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Joe W. Boersma

Joe W. Boersma

Joe W. Boersma (Oatcake, Much Ado About Nothing; Puck, A Midsummer Night’s Dream) has just earned his BFA in acting at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.

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Jordan Breckenridge

Jordan Breckenridge

Jordan N. Breckenridge (Ensemble, Oliver!; Cornwall’s Servant, King Lear) is in his third year as an acting intern with Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre, and he couldn’t be more excited to return.

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Courtney Bennett

Courtney Bennett

Courtney Bennett (Margaret, Much Ado About Nothing; Fool, King Lear) is originally from Little Rock, and received her B.A. in Theatre from the University of Central Arkansas.

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Gregory Antley

Gregory Antley

Gregory Antley (Child Wrangler, Oliver!) has spent three seasons with Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre.

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Robert Gerard Anderson

Robert Gerard Anderson

Robert Gerard Anderson (Dogberry, Much Ado; Gloucester, Lear) is pleased to work with AST for the first time.

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Warren Kelley

Warren Kelley

Warren Kelley (Fagin, Oliver!; Albany, Lear) has had an extremely busy career on the Regional Circuit including more than 200 productions to date. He has appeared at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Goodspeed, Walnut Street, Pioneer, Orlando Shakespeare, Cape Playhouse, and The Fulton, to name just a few. His diverse credits include starring roles in:  Comedy

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The orphans are coming!

Oliver!

At times funny and heartbreaking, the whole family will enjoy this charming musical adventure. Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s musical selection, Oliver!, based on the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, opens tonight. With Book, Music, and Lyrics by Lionel Bart, it was an instant hit when it opened in the West End in London in 1960, and later on Broadway in

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DJ Salisbury

DJ. Salisbury

DJ Salisbury (Director, Oliver!) has set shows nationwide at Paper Mill (N.J.), Dallas Musicals, TOTS (Ga.), Music Circus (Calif.), Lyric Theatre (Okla.), Denver Center, Ogunquit Playhouse (Maine), Riverside (Fla.), and elsewhere. Favorites include Into The Woods, Man of La Mancha, La Cage Aux Folles, The Full Monty, Ragtime, Les Miz and Will Rogers Follies (9

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Rachael Fox

Rachael Fox as Cordelia

Rachael Fox (Hero, Much Ado; Cordelia, Lear) Rachael’s New York Credits include The Forgotten,  and Montana.

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Simon Marotte

Simon Marotte as Oliver in Oliver!

Simon Marotte (Oliver, Oliver!) will be entering fourth grade at Marguerite Vann Elementary in the fall. He enjoys piano, voice, and violin lessons, and being a member of the Hendrix Aquakids Swim Team.

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Chad Bradford

Chad Bradford

Chad Bradford (Bill Sykes, Oliver!; Edgar, Lear) couldn’t be more thrilled to return home to play with so many beautiful and talented friends and artists!

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