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HILARIOUS NEW COMEDY, NATIVE GARDENS, IS UP NEXT AT ARKANSAS REP
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—A hilarious new comedy where cultures and gardens clash, turning well-intentioned neighbors into feuding enemies, is up next in Arkansas Repertory Theatre’s 2019 Season. Native Gardens, by Karen Zacarías, runs April 17-May 5. Tickets are available at TheRep.org. “This hilarious comedy is going to have all the staples of a Rep production including a beautiful ...
REP OFFERS FREE TICKETS TO FEDERAL EMPLOYEES IMPACTED BY SHUTDOWN
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—Arkansas Repertory Theatre is offering free tickets to a performance of their season opener, Chicago, for federal employees who have been furloughed or working without pay during the government shutdown. “These are our friends and neighbors feeling the impact,” said Karen Rudolph, director of marketing and audience engagement. “We talked as a staff and decide ...
TONY AWARD-WINNING MUSICAL CHICAGO OPENS REP’S 43RD SEASON
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—Opportunity knocks as Arkansas Repertory Theatre opens its 2019 Season with the Tony Award-winning production, Chicago. The musical—book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse; music by Jon Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb—is based on a play of the same name by Chicago Tribune reporter and playwright Maurine Dallas Watkins. Ron Hutchins will direct and choreograph Chicago which ...
Will Trice Named New Executive Artist Director
Arkansas Repertory Theatre announced today that William Trice has been named the theatre’s new executive artistic director. Trice, a Little Rock native, has served as Broadway producer in New York since 2010, producing work that has earned him three Tony Awards and five nominations. “After the year we’ve been through with suspending productions and re-evaluating our entire op ...
Cliff Fannin Baker Artistic Director’s Fund Established
At the request of Cliff Baker’s husband, Guy Couch, The Rep has established the Cliff Fannin Baker Artistic Director’s Fund.
2019 Season Announcement
Arkansas Repertory Theatre officials will formally announce a 2019 Mainstage season at a special reveal party scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on November 13 at the theatre in downtown Little Rock.
Our Next Act Campaign shifts from “Save The Rep” to “Rebuild The Rep”
The season reveal party will serve a dual purpose as a reminder of the theatre’s ongoing capital campaign.
Cliff Fannin Baker
(Little Rock, Ark., Sept. 6, 2018) – Arkansas Repertory Theatre board chair Ruth Shepherd confirms that Arkansas Rep founder Cliff Fannin Baker died this morning.
Arkansas Rep Board Announces Officers, New Members for 2018-2019
Arkansas Repertory Theatre has announced its 2018-2019 slate of officers and named seven new members to the board of directors of the state’s largest, nonprofit professional theatre.