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2017 Kernodle New Play Award Winner Announced

Friday, June 23, 2017

The winner of the Department of Theatre's 2017 Kernodle New Play Award is Barbara Hammond for her play Visible From Four States.

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Head of Playwriting's Work Featured at Arkansas New Play Festival

Thursday, June 22, 2017

There will be a staged reading workshop of the new play Transatlantic, written by assistant professor John Walch, at TheatreSquared this week during the Arkansas New Play Festival.

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M.F.A. Theatre Alumna Selected as Drama League Directing Fellow

Monday, May 08, 2017

Kholoud Sawaf has been awarded a prestigious directing fellowship by the Drama League in New York and will work with four Shakespeare performances in the Northeast.

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Roger Gross, Shakespearean Scholar and Longtime Department of Drama Faculty Member, Dies at 86

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Roger Gross, professor emeritus in the Department of Drama passed away on April 23, 2017. He joined the University of Arkansas in 1980 as the first Chair of the Department of Drama.

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2017 National Helmsley Lighting Design Internship Awarded to U of A M.F.A. Candidate

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Emily Clarkson, third-year M.F.A. candidate in the Department of Theatre's lighting design program, was recenlty selected for the prestigious 2017 Helmsley Internship Program.

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Faculty Can See 'Assassins' Free April 14

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

As part of Faculty Appreciation Week, the Department of Theatre is giving free admission to U of A faculty for the opening night of Assassins, Friday, April 14.

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Department of Theatre Ends its Season with a Political Bang!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The Department of Theatre will finish out its 2016-17 season with the musical Assassins, which opens Friday, April 14. 

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Opera Theatre to Present Mozart's 'Die Zauberflöte,' or 'The Magic Flute' Tonight

Friday, April 07, 2017

The University of Arkansas Opera Theatre presents Mozart's Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) at 7 p.m. tonight, Friday, April 7, at the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center.

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University of Arkansas Department of Theatre Well Represented at National Theatre Conference

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Students Emily Clarkson and Kiah Kayser participated in the Young Designer's Forum, and more M.F.A. students and faculty members participated in the conference's poster design session.

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Award-Winning Playwright Dael Orlandersmith to Perform Free Reading

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Actress, poet and playwright Dael Orlandersmith will give a free reading from her new play, Until the Flood, on Monday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Global Campus Theatre.

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