Main Stage Series at University Theatre

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

Our season opens with a powerful drama full of poetry and emotion from the author of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and A Streetcar Named Desire. The Glass Menagerie depicts a fragmenting family against the stark background of the Great Depression. Join us for this classic piece of American theatre from Tennessee Williams.

Friday, September 29 at 7:30pm
Sunday, October 1 at 2:00pm and 7:30pm
Wednesday, October 4 at 7:30pm
Thursday, October 5 at 7:30pm
Friday, October 6 at 7:30pm
Saturday, October 7 at 7:30pm
Sunday, October 8 at 2:00pm

Please note, there is no performance on Saturday, September 30 due to the Razorback home game.

Avenue Q - Music & Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, Book by Jeff Whitty
Based on an original concept by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx

Humans and puppets share the stage in this hilarious tale of young adults learning to live and love in New York City. This Tony Award-winning Broadway musical has often been compared to a grown-up version of Sesame Street, featuring plenty of adult humor and hit songs such as “Everyone’s A Little Bit Racist” and “It Sucks To Be Me”.  Don’t miss the first production of this gut-busting comedy to be done by a Northwest Arkansas theatre company!

Warning: This show contains strong language, adult themes, and puppet nudity. It is not recommended for children. 

Friday, November 10 at 7:30pm 
Saturday, November 11 at 7:30pm
Sunday, November 12 at 2:00pm and 7:30pm
Wednesday, November 15 at 7:30pm
Thursday, November 16 at 7:30pm
Friday, November 17 at 7:30pm
Sunday, November 20 at 2:00pm 

Please note, there is no performance on Saturday, November 19 due to the Razorback home game.

Life is a Dream by Pedro Calderon de la Barca

This Spanish masterpiece examines the eternal question of Fate vs Free Will. Two travelers in a mystical world discover a prince who has spent his life locked away alone due to a prophecy predicting he would destroy his father’s kingdom. Together, the strangers grapple with family turmoil and their own destinies in this whimsical tale. 

Friday, February 16 at 7:30pm 
Saturday, February 17 at 7:30pm 
Sunday, February 18 at 2:00pm 
Wednesday, February 21 at 7:30pm 
Thursday, February 22 at 7:30pm 
Friday, February 23 at 7:30pm 
Saturday, February 24 at 7:30pm 
Sunday, February 25 at 2:00pm 

ArkType Festival of New Works

Join us for eight nights of exciting original works from the next generation of playwrights! This festival will include original one person shows, new plays from MFA playwrights Paul McInnis and Meghan McEnery. It will also feature Theatre for One, a mobile state-of-the-art performance space for one actor and one audience member conceived by Tony Award-winning scenic designer, Christine Jones. Admission to all festival events is included in both the Mainstage and All Stages season subscriptions.

Individual events, as well as dates and times, to be announced

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