Arts & entertainment
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.
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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