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Department of Theatre Hosts Free Staged Readings and Lecture Exploring Themes of War

Thursday, January 16, 2020

The Department of Theatre presents an evening of staged readings at 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, including a staged reading of Massive Ordnance Air Blasta new play by playwright Sarah Loucks.

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'New Voices at the T2 Commons' Play Reading Series Continues With U of A Work, Dec. 8

Friday, December 06, 2019

Close out the 2019 play-reading series with a reading of Hairy & Sherri, by graduate student Adrienne Dawes, at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in the TheatreSquared Commons.

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U of A Hosts Free, Family-Friendly 'Hansel and Gretel' Fairy Tale Retelling

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Hansel and Gretel, a well-known German fairy tale recorded and published by the Grimm brothers in 1812, is being given a 20th-century retelling by the University of Arkansas Opera Theatre on Nov. 21 and 22

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Play Readings at TheatreSquared Continue With Two New U of A Works

Friday, November 15, 2019

Playwrights Brendan Beseth and Adrienne Dawes will read works-in-progress during “New Voices at the T2 Commons” Nov. 17 and Dec. 8.

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A Classic Fairy Tale Gets a Makeover Children of All Ages Will Eat Up. Figuratively.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The U of A Opera Theatre will give a 20th century retelling of the classic "Hansel and Gretel" at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 and 22 at the University Theatre in the Fine Arts Center.

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U of A Department of Theatre Names 2019 Kernodle New Play Co-Winners

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Playwrights Jason Grote and Alyson Mead have been named co-winners of the award for their plays Desire Path and The Flora and Fauna.

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TheatreSquared and University of Arkansas Host Faculty and Staff Night Oct. 30

Monday, October 21, 2019

Members of the University of Arkansas leadership team will welcome faculty and staff to TheatreSquared's new theatre facility at 477 W. Spring Street on Wednesday, Oct. 30.

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Summer Class Leads to Fayetteville Film Festival Premiere

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Student filmmakers and Russell Sharman, professional practice assistant professor of communication, produced a short film, Staff Meeting, that will premiere at the Fayetteville Film Festival Oct. 3-5.

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Theatre Alumna Rachel Lynett Receives Artists 360 Award

Friday, September 20, 2019

The Mid-America Arts Alliance named 20 recipients of its 2019 Artists 360 Awards, recognizing top performing, visual and literary artists from across the region, including Department of Theatre alumna Rachel Lynett.

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