ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE TO ANNOUNCE 2016 SEASON
CONWAY — Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s 2016 season will be announced at AST’s annual Fall Membership Party onOct. 1.
The big announcement will come at 6:30 p.m. at the Conway home of Mary Ruth Marotte, AST’s executive director, 4915 College Ave. The night’s festivities will include hors d’oeuvres, drinks, an art show and sale in coordination with Conway’s ArtsFest, as well as a special performance by AST company members and the Conway Symphony Orchestra.
“Our 2016 summer season will be the most exciting to date as we celebrate our 10th season and honor the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death,” Marotte said. “And we will be announcing a lineup that is sure to thrill and delight.”
Admission to the party is free to all 2016 AST members, with membership donations taken at the door. Membership to AST begins at $50 per family.
Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre is the state’s only professional Shakespeare company and is proud to make its home on the University of Central Arkansas campus. Each summer, AST offers full productions of a range of Shakespeare's works, as well as other plays and musicals that help fulfill AST's mission to entertain, engage, and enrich the community.
The UCA College of Fine Arts and Communication includes the Departments of Art, Communication, Mass Communication and Theatre, Music and Writing. The college’s primary mission is the preparation of the next generation of artists, educators and communicators. For more information about CFAC, visit www.uca.edu/cfac or call (501) 450-3293.