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The Rep Loblolly Ice Cream Contest In partnership with Loblolly Creamery, Arkansas Repertory Theatre will be selling a special Elf-flavored ice cream throughout the run of the holiday production. And starting Wednesday, Nov. 12, they will be on the search for a name from the public when they launch their Elf Ice Cream Naming Contest. More
The Rep Announces Local Auditions for Project Elan Auditions for The Arkansas Repertory Theatre’s spring production of Project Élan will be held at The Rep November 7-9 and all SMTI alumni --all ages-- are eligible to audition for this world premiere musical. More
CLOSED-Mary Poppins Local Auditions Local auditions for Arkansas Repertory Theatre's (LORT D) Mary Poppins scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 15 in the rehearsal hall on the third floor at the theatre are closed. All audition times have been filled. More
UA Researchers Find Major Benefits for Students Field trips to live theater enhance literary knowledge, tolerance and empathy among students, according to a study published this week by researchers in the University of Arkansas Department of Education Reform. More
Shop at The Rep's Costume & Prop Sale Saturday Just in time for Halloween, Arkansas Repertory Theatre is thrilled to announce they are giving the public a chance to shop its expansive closet of costumes and props at its Costume and Prop Sale this Saturday, Oct. 4. Find items from productions like The Wiz, A White Christmas, Joseph & The Technicolor Dreamcoat and more! More
The Rep Adds Saturday Memphis Matinee Due to popular demand, Arkansas Repertory Theatre has added an additional performance on Saturday, Sept. 27 to its four-week run of Tony Award-winning musical Memphis. Touted as “Ladies Day Out,” the matinee will offer special perks to ticketholders for the performance. More
The Rep to Host Local Auditions for Elf AUDITIONS ARE CLOSED-- Arkansas Repertory Theatre (LORT D) will have local auditions for its upcoming production of Elf on Monday, Sept. 22 by appointment only. We are seeking an ethnically diverse company of union and non-union performers for the following roles. More
LOCAL LAWYER’S GRIDIRON SHOW RETURNS TO THE REP 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.” More
ARKANSAS REP ANNOUNCES 2014-2015 SEASON Arkansas Repertory Theatre (The Rep), the state’s largest nonprofit professional theatre, is proud to announce its 39th MainStage Season.

“The stories we’ll tell speak to the power of live theatre,” says Robert Hupp, Producing Artistic Director at Arkansas Repertory Theatre. “It’s a season of entertainment, for sure, but it’s also a season of firsts for The Rep and our audience: The new season features engaging plays and musicals, many brought to life for the very first time in our state, all created in our intimate home on Main Street. Three popular and crowd pleasing, over the top musicals complement three amazing plays that embody the best our art form.” More
Clinton School to Host Clybourne Park Panel Arkansas Repertory Theatre producing artistic director, Bob Hupp, will host a panel discussion on the upcoming production of “Clybourne Park,” winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and 2011 Tony Award for Best Play. More