Live music is the heartbeat of downtown Fayetteville and, in the wake of COVID19, many have been missing opportunities to perform, enjoy and experience local shows. Luckily, some artists are starting to make their way safely back to the stages around downtown.
The Walton Arts Center just announced a new live concert series in their atrium space. These live house concerts will feature local artists performing weekly and will showcase a wide variety of genres, cultures and art forms. The goal is to provide artists with while providing a safe performing arts experience for audiences of locals and visitors alike.
TheatreSquared’s original production of School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play by Jocelyn Bioh will extend nationwide streaming through March 14, 2021 to meet demand.
The Walton Arts Center will host the debut performance of NWA Ballet Theatre's A Midsummer Night's Dream on Friday, March 12 and Saturday, March 13.
The Arkansas premiere of 'Minari' is set for Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. at the 112 Drive-In in Fayetteville.
The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA) has announced several virtual holiday performances and a new partnership with Ballet Arkansas.
On December 10, catch the SoNA singers featuring collaborative pianist Lisa Auten and paired with drone photography by Kevin Dooley.
We can practically hear those jingling sleigh bells, just thinking about all of the wonderful holiday performing arts programming that’s coming to Fayetteville this December, thanks to the Walton Arts Center. Every year crowds of families and friends plan much-anticipated trips to the WAC’s state of the art venue to make a variety of outstanding productions part of their celebrations of the special season. The 2019 line up of live performance and family movie screenings is designed to please all ages.
If you’ve not yet been to a performance at the beautiful, world-class Jim & Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center in the fully renovated and converted 1930s University of Arkansas Field House (or even if you have), you may well be enticed by a spectacular artist coming to Fayetteville, Arkansas for a series of fantastic events.
One hallmark of a vibrant arts community is the presence of a thriving symphony orchestra—and Fayetteville, Arkansas has been home to the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas for 65 outstanding seasons of concert performance. Founded in 1954, SoNA is a resident company of the Walton Arts Center and presents classical and pops performances to tens of thousands of audience members each year. The symphony is under the baton of conductor and SoNA music director Paul Haas, also an accomplished composer and graduate of Yale University and The Julliard School.
TheatreSquared is anxious to introduce live performance lovers to its 50,000 square-foot architecturally stunning new home in August 2019—but first they’ve got one last bedazzled treat to share from the company’s intimate long-time stage home at Nadine Baum Studios.
Running May 1 through June 2, TheatreSquared brings us “The Legend of Georgia McBride,” a laugh-out-loud comedy which enjoyed extended off-Broadway success. Elvis impersonator Casey is young, relentlessly optimistic, broke and about to be a new father. When the struggling Florida Panhandle bar where he performs attempts to refresh its appeal by hiring a drag show to bring in customers, Casey moves on from his Elvis jumpsuit to embrace a new form of flashy entertainment as the glitzy “Georgia McBride,” proving to be an unexpected sensation.
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