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University Theatre is located in the Fine Arts Building

Upcoming Events & Opportunities

New Play Readings - Sunday Dec. 9, 2018 at UA Black Box Theater on Fayetteville Square

New play readingsTwo readings--one night!

Join us for FREE readings of two new plays by graduate playwrights at 5pm and 7pm!  Whether you come for one or catch the double-header the price is the same: FREE.

5pm: Book Shop, by MFA playwright Brendan Beseth

7pm: Big Money by MFA playwright Lauren Ferebee.

The plays feature an ensemble of Dept. of Theatre student actors including: Mathew Cothier, Caroline  Dean, Reid Evans, Jacinda Fletcher, Claire Fossey, Joshua Harpell, Bethany Kasper, Audrey Romero, and Landan Stocker. The readings  will be at the UA Black Box Theater in the Global Campus building on the square. Reservations not required.  Doors open 1/2 hour before each show.

Theatre Scholarships - Deadline January 18, 2019

Applications for Department of Theatre 2019-2020 Scholarships are now open. Online Applications will be accepted until January 18, 2019. To learn more about scholarship guidelines and opportunities, visit our Scholarship Page.

 

Macbeth - February 1-10, 2019 at UA Black Box Theater on Fayetteville Square

Macbeth
Double double, toil and trouble... Tempted by an evil prophecy and his own dark ambition, Macbeth murders his way to the throne in the Bard's tragic tale of madness and mayhem. 

The Department of Theatre production of Macbeth will open on February 1, 2019 at the UA Black Box Theater in the Global Campus building on the square. There will be cupcakes to celebrate opening night on Friday, February 1st following the performance.

For directions on how to reserve student tickets, see the Student Resources section below.

 

 

Student Resources

Free Student Tickets

All University of Arkansas students are eligible for FREE or discounted tickets to Dept of Theatre productions. Please note that if you are seeing a production to fulfill a THTR class requirement, you MUST reserve your ticket using the code provided by your instructor in order to ensure you receive credit for attending the show. 

All Theatre Majors can see each show at no charge.  This single ticket is NOT transferable to someone else if you are involved with or otherwise unable to see a show. Tickets for majors must be reserved online using the appropriate promo code. If you do not know this code, please email theatre@uark.edu to request it.To reserve these tickets, complete the following steps.

  1. Click the TICKETS button on the far left side of the page.

  2. Select the production title.

  3. Enter number of tickets (limit 1) and choose performance date.

  4. Enter the Promo Code into the prompt on the right.  

    Note: This must be done BEFORE leaving this screen.

  5. Select Delivery Method (Print at Home or Box Office Will Call).

  6. Select correct discount (ticket price) and add tickets to Cart.

  7. Choose to LOG IN, CREATE ACCOUNT, or SKIP LOGIN AND PROCEED TO CHECKOUT (located underneath the Log In option).

  8. Enter contact information, check box agreeing to Terms & Conditions, and click FINALIZE ORDER.

If there are any issues reserving your ticket online, please email theatre@uark.edu

Students who are enrolled in a qualifying Theatre class will be given a promotional code in order to reserve two free tickets to each Department of Theatre production. This includes both Mainstage and Second Stage productions. Class tickets must be reserved online using the promo code given to each class. If you do not know your code, please contact your instructor. To reserve these tickets, complete the following steps.

  1. Click the TICKETS button on the far left side of the page.

  2. Select the production title.

  3. Enter number of tickets (limit 2) and choose performance date.

  4. Enter the Promo Code given by your instructor into the prompt on the right.  Note: This must be done BEFORE leaving this screen.

  5. Select Delivery Method (Print at Home or Box Office Will Call).

  6. Select correct discount (ticket price) and add tickets to Cart.

  7. Choose to LOG IN, CREATE ACCOUNT, or SKIP LOGIN AND PROCEED TO CHECKOUT (located underneath the Log In option).

  8. Enter contact information, check box agreeing to Terms & Conditions, and click FINALIZE ORDER.

If there are any issues reserving tickets online, please email theatre@uark.edu

Tickets for all students are $5 each for weekend performance (Friday, Saturday, Sunday).  $5 student tickets may be purchased by the TICKETS button on the far left side of the page, or at the box office 90 minutes before the performance. This includes U of A students, students at other area colleges, and children under 18.

In addition, U of A students also get FREE tickets for Wednesday and Thursday performances.  Please note that students must reserve FREE tickets by emailing theatre@uark.edu. These cannot be reserved online. Emails should include name, student ID number, performance date, and whether they want one or two tickets. 


Other Resources

The following services are available to our students at no extra cost. Please email theatre@uark.edu with any questions.

 Located on the lowest level of Mullins Library, directly north of the Fine Arts Center. The library contains written materials, as well as audio and video recordings, pertaining to Theatre, Music, Dance, and Film. (479) 575-5517 or av@uark.edu

https://libraries.uark.edu/av/

Watch Broadway plays and musicals streamed directly to your computer or mobile device.

Please email jburrow@uark.edu to request the department login information. 

https://www.broadwayhd.com/index.php

Partners with BBC, Filmakers Library, and Royal Shakespeare Company, and more to give students access to a wide range of video recordings related to the performing arts.

This service is free and there is no sign up or login necessary.

https://search.alexanderstreet.com/avon

Streaming for 100s of contemporary feature films and documentaries, including most of the Criterion Collection of World Cinema.

Sign up for a FREE account with your uark email.

http://uark.kanopystreaming.com/


Love The Theatre
- A Uark Theatre Podcast, hosted by Joe Millet

Love the Theatre is a podcast produced by and for the Department of Theatre at the University of Arkansas. Each podcast digs into the the plays the department is producing each season.

Episode 1 - Clybourne Park
Episode 2 - She Kills Monsters


Production Calendar

To reserve a rehearsal space, please visit the Reservations Page.