Theater

Twirls, twinkle toes, and Sugar Plum Fairies. Ballet Arkansas premiered its holiday classic fairy tale “The Nutcracker” on Dec. 9, now back on its home stage at Robinson Center. This longtime central Arkansas holiday tradition features a 200-plus cast with Ballet Arkansas’ 13 professional company members and hundreds of local …

The Robinson Center renovation feels like a long time coming, it has been talked about since the early 2010’s and has been in progress since 2014. Finally though the wait is over, and it is well worth the wait. Just like when we previewed the progress earlier this year, the …

It’s been a long wait — about five years, in fact — but Ballet Arkansas officially moved into its new space in downtown Little Rock’s Creative Corridor on October 25. “Everyone is so excited it’s really happening,” says Laura Hood Babcock, Ballet Arkansas’ artistic associate. And, the new space offers …

Get ready to bust a gut with the Arkansas Repertory Theatre’s 41st season opener – “Spamalot.” While this is a must-see for Monty Python fans, it’s a great show for everyone. The musical comedy was originally adapted from the popular 1975 movie, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” written by …

Ballet Arkansas gears up for their  third annual Visions Choreographic Competition on August 20 at 7:00pm at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Center for Performing Arts University Theater. Tickets are $40 for adults and $30 for students, seniors or military with a valid ID. The annual competition features dozens …

Ballet Arkansas is taking the show on the road for the 2016-17 season, proving its status a truly statewide ambassador. The season features multiple performances in Bentonville and one in Hot Springs, collaborative arts projects and a new home base, when Ballet Arkansas soon officially moves into its location on …

With classics like “Winnie-the-Pooh” and “Rapunzel,” a brand-new original pirate tale and a handful of other fun productions, the 2016-17 Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre season features something for everyone. And, youngsters (and adults) can soon show off their skills to land a part in one of the shows. “Each …

If you have been anywhere close to downtown in the past year it is impossible to miss the construction going on at the famous Robinson Center Auditorium on Broadway and Markham. Robinson Center opened in 1939, and since then has received only one major update in the 1970’s. The $68+ …

If acting out unscripted scenes based on off-the-cuff suggestions from an audience sounds fun, you, – like Rock City’s Matt DeCample – should probably be checking out your nearest improv group. DeCample has been part of a local group for over ten years now. They grace the Joint in Argenta …

Don’t let the outside of The Studio Theatre on 7th Street in downtown Little Rock fool you. Once you enter The Lobby Bar inside the space, you will feel right at home. You will also witness top-notch community theatre. The Studio Theatre is just two years old. The theatre’s artistic …

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