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By Mike Nichols Special to the Democrat-Gazette

It is with deep regret that we write to inform you that The Rep will not be producing God of Carnage, the final production of this season.  More details are included in the attached press release. 

Arkansas Repertory Theatre, the state’s largest nonprofit professional theatre, is proud to announce its 2018-19 Season. Beginning in September, the new season exemplifies The Rep’s mission of producing diversified work of the highest artistic standards.  "Variety is, once again, the watchword at The Rep,” said Producing Artistic Director John Miller-Stephany. “Our 2018-19 Sea ...

She's back!! Soara-Joye Ross, who you'll remember as leading lady Deloris Van Cartier in our production of Sister Act, is with us again to play Drea in our upcoming production of The Call. 

Soara-Joye has a personal connection with The Call because she is adopted. Watch below to hear her moving adoption and reunion story, including how she got her name. 

THE CALL centers around a couple, Annie and Peter, who is struggling with fertility and the adoption process. Chiara B. Motley, had the interesting task of capturing a character that hits very close to home. Chiara is adopted and says she can relate to Annie through the stories that her mom has shared with her. 

Thank you for your support in 2017!  

For our first installment of “From Script to Stage,” we sat down with THE SCHOOL FOR LIES Costume Designer Rafael Castanera to hear about the inspiration behind the over-the-top 17th Century-inspired costumes he created for our production. Watch the full video below. Experience this hilarious take on a classic comedy, on stage October 11 - 29. Great seats are still available! Tickets are on sale now at or by calling the Box Office at (501) 378-0405, Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. #SchoolforLiesatArkRep #ArkansasRep

In the second installment of “From Script to Stage” we sat down with cast members Madeline Adelle Phillips (Mick Kelly) and Gregory Myhre (Biff Brannon) to get their take on the themes of connections in The Heart is the Lonely Hunter. 

In our first installment of  “From Script to Stage” we sat down with The Heart is a Lonely Hunter cast members Christopher Tester (John Singer) and J.W. Guido (Spiros Antonapolous). Christopher and J.W. introduce the plot of the production, explain the importance of hiring two Deaf actors to portray these Deaf characters, and highlight the six ASL Interpreted Performances we will be providing to members of the Deaf community. 

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