The Arkansas Repertory Theatre is thrilled to announce that more than 75 lawyers and law professionals will once again take The Rep stage with their production of Gridiron. After a four-year hiatus, the lawyers bring back their biannual musical production spoofing Arkansas people and politics. Its first show will premiere at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13 with a special offering of light bites and complimentary beer and wine. Four shows will follow on Thursday (8 p.m.), Friday (7 p.m. and 9 p.m.) and Saturday (8 p.m.).
“Gridiron is a special thing,” said Dent Gitchell, a 40-year veteran of the show and the show’s historical archivist. “It's not just a hoot to watch, it's an opportunity for lawyers, young and not-so-young - judges, paralegals, and other legal professionals - to get to know each other outside the courtroom, share a common experience, and have a lot of fun.”