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More Theater Is Better: ‘Next to Normal’ planned by fledgling company

Shannon Miller sees “theater done well” as a daily imperative as essential as a good cup of coffee. “I am pleased with the number of locations where I can get

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People You Think You Know: APT play a surrealist look at politics, passion, power

“It might be tempting, very tempting, to play these characters as imitations of the real deal,” playwright Lucas Hnath says of his surrealist dramedy “Hillary and Clinton.” “Don’t do it!

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No Longer Adrift: UA actors finally together again for streaming production

The first thing you need to know about the University Theatre’s production of “Men on Boats” is that it’s equal parts comedy and adventure. Jaclyn Backhaus’ play tells the “true(ish)”

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Ready To Take Flight: Pilot Arts returns to stage with celebration of women

Maria Mitchell was America’s first professional woman astronomer. Mary Fields was the first African-American woman to deliver mail for the U.S. Postal Service. Junko Tabei was the first woman to

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Sharing The Showtunes: Broadway comes to Baum Walker at WAC

When Broadway’s Christine and Raoul from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” find themselves together again on the Walton Arts Center stage in Fayetteville, you know they’re sure

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‘Small Cheer And Great Welcome’: Radio theater ‘Comedy of Errors’ promises ‘a merry feast’

Like most arts organizations, the Northwest Arkansas Audio Theater was largely stymied by the covid-19 pandemic. The five-year-old organization, dedicated to keeping the magic of radio drama alive, spent most

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Truth Or Consequences? APT drama argues facts versus substance

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com It was a dark and stormy night, and the rolling thunder and flashes of lightning added weight to the intense portrayal of life and death at the

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T2 Coming Back To Live: ‘Murder’ leads to a ‘Wedding’ celebration

LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com Last week, TheatreSquared released its “State of the Theatre 2021,” an announcement that detailed the season selection shuffle necessitated by the continuing covid-19 health crisis. Through

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Dust To Dust: ‘A Clean House’ is hilariously tragic

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Sarah Ruhl’s “The Clean House” opens with a joke. “Of course,” wrote The New York Times in a 2006 review, “it’s told in Portuguese, so you probably

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Come For The Cocktails: Stay to help keep arts venues alive and well

JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com Dixie Longate will tell you freely she wouldn’t have made it through 2020 without alcohol. “I was stuck at home with the kids, which is so gross!