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.



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.

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 as Cordelia

Rachael Fox

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

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Simon Marotte as Oliver in Oliver!

Simon Marotte

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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Much Ado About Nothing [VIDEO]

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“Much Ado About Nothing” – Your Tweets

Chichi at @arkshakes opening night at @hendrixcollege #arkshakes twitter.com/courtneyism/st… — Courtney Spradlin (@courtneyism) June 7, 2013 I had the best time watching Much Ado About Nothing tonight with @caseypgarrison and @micjoyrob #arkshakes twitter.com/ChrisSDickerso… — Chris Dickerson (@ChrisSDickerson) June 9, 2013 Wonderful performance by the #arkshakes troupe, & the weather was perfect. A real artistic &

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Oliver! cast and crew list

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“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” cast and crew list

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King Lear

“King Lear” cast and crew list

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Matthew Peoples

Matthew Peoples (Costume Designer, Much Ado) is in his third season at AST as a designer, having previously costumed Big River (2012) and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (2011).

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Much Ado About Nothing - Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre

“Much Ado About Nothing” cast and crew list

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Kristine Holtvedt - Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre

Kristine Holtvedt

Kristine Holtvedt (Director, Much Ado) has acted and directed at Circle Repertory Company’s LAB in New York, N.Y., Indiana Repertory Theatre, Princeton Rep, Atlantic Theatre Festival, Levin Theatre, George Street Playhouse, The Phoenix Theatre, The St. Nicholas Theatre and Actors Repertory Company.

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