Arkansas Shakespeare Theater in Conway Tickets on Sale now


 Tickets for the fifth season of the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre are now on sale.


This summer’s festival will feature four shows to be presented from June 16-July 3. The festival will open with four performances of As You Like It  (June 16, 17, 18, 19) at The Village at Hendrix (the greenspace adjacent to Panera Bread and ZaZa — in front of Village Books). Those tickets are pay-what-you-can.


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will open in Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus on June 23, running through Saturday, July 2. Othello will open June 25 and run through June 30, also at Reynolds. Tickets for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Othello are $25 for adults, $15 for seniors, students, children and UCA faculty and staff.


The children’s show The Tortoise and the Hare will start June 17 and run through July 2 at Reynolds. Those tickets are $10.


The festival will conclude with four performances of As You Like It in North Little Rock at the newly-renovated Argenta Community Theatre July 1-3. Tickets for these four performances are $35 for mezzanine seats and $25 for main floor seats.


“Three of the four shows this season are completely family-friendly, with Othello falling in the PG-13 category,” said Dr. Mary Ruth Marotte, executive director of Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre. “We certainly have something for everyone and hope that people all around Arkansas will come out to support the only professional Shakespeare theatre in Arkansas. Our actors this year come from all over the country, and they will be ready to thrill and entertain the audiences during this one-of-a-kind festival.”


All festival tickets can be purchased through; UCA Ticket Central at or by calling the Reynolds Box Office at 501-450-3265.

For more information, contact Marotte at (501) 428-4165 or