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THE GREAT PASSION PLAY

935 Passion Play Road, Eureka Springs greatpassionplay.org / 800-882-7529 Every year from May through October, experience this play that depicts the last week of Christ’s life on earth with live animals, a cast of 170, a multi-level set, and special

Both pages clockwise from the top: Walton Arts Center; Walmart AMP; TheatreSquared; University of Arkansas Department of Theatre; Walmart AMP

lighting and sound effects on a large outdoor stage. The Institute of Outdoor Drama named it America’s #1 Attended Outdoor Drama.

THEATRESQUARED

Also on the grounds: year-round tours of the

505 / 477 W. Spring St., Fayetteville

Christ of the Ozarks statue, the Holy Land

theatre2.org / 479-445-6333

Tour, Moses' Tabernacle in the Wilderness,

TheatreSquared’s locally produced and

Noah’s Ark Petting Zoo, a section of the

nationally acclaimed productions reach

Berlin Wall, the Church in the Grove, the Bible

45,000 patrons each year. The company

Museum, the Sacred Arts Museum, hiking and

is Northwest Arkansas’ only professional

biking trails and a buffet restaurant.

theater offering a year-round season, staging award-winning plays and musicals in an intimate space. The company moves to a new $34 million venue in June 2019. TheatreSquared was recognized by the American Theatre Wing, founder of the Tony Awards, as one of the nation’s ten most promising emerging theaters.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE

FAULKNER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

453 N. Garland Ave., Fayetteville faulkner.uark.edu / 479-575-5387 Nestled in the stunning Ozark Mountains on the beautiful University of Arkansas campus,

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

the Jim & Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts

theatre.uark.edu / 479-575-4752

Center is a 500+ seat, state-of-the-art

The U of A’s Department of Theatre

venue dedicated to providing a community-

presents a number of ticketed shows

centered approach to the performing arts.

throughout the year both on campus and

In addition to hosting acclaimed artists

on the downtown Fayetteville square.

and performers, the Faulkner Center is also

These first-rate productions offer invaluable

home to the U of A music department's

hands-on experience for student actors,

large ensembles. With an impressive

designers and crews. Parking is available

offering of renowned performers and

in the Stadium Drive Parking Facility for

culturally relevant events, the center excels

campus shows and on the square and public

in its mission to contribute to education and

lots for shows performed at the Global

excellence, helping build a new generation

Campus building downtown.

of artists and patrons.

Top to bottom: photos courtesy TheatreSquared; University of Arkansas Department of Theatre

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