Skip Navigation LinksThe Rep / Learn / Media


Welcome to our online newsroom. Members of the media who would like to request access to high-resolution images or who wish to be added to The Rep's press release distribution list should contact Allyson Pittman, Director of Communications & Marketing at or by calling (501) 378-0405, ext. 125.

The Rep Announces 2015 SMTI Auditions Arkansas Repertory Theatre will host auditions for its 2015 Summer Musical Theatre Intensive (SMTI) for ages 10- 23 on Friday, March 13 and Saturday March 14, 2015 with audition callbacks held on Sunday, March 15. More
Rep Announces Auditions for August: Osage County Arkansas Repertory Theatre (LORT D) will have local auditions for its upcoming production of August: Osage County on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please email Company Manager/Casting Associate Peter Mensky at and put “August Local Request” as the subject line. More
The Rep Announces 31st Annual Saints and Sinners On Jan. 31, 2015 Arkansas art aficionados will come together to celebrate the state’s largest non-profit professional theatre company, Arkansas Repertory Theatre. The 31st Annual Arkansas Repertory Theatre Saints and Sinners Gala will be held at the Statehouse Convention Center Wally Allen Ballroom at 6 p.m. The 2015 gala will be emceed by KTHV Channel 11’s Craig O’Neill, and will feature special entertainment offering a glimpse of the magic The Rep produces throughout the year. More
The Rep Receives NEA Grant for The Whipping Man National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced this week that Arkansas Repertory Theatre is one of 919 nonprofit organizations nationwide and one of two Little Rock arts organizations to receive an NEA Art Works grant. The Rep is recommended for a $10,000 grant to support the production of Matthew Lopez’s The Whipping Man and to collaborate with community partners on related audience engagement activities. More
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