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‘August: Osage County’ hits close to UAFS home

When the Tracy Letts’ comic drama “August: Osage County” debuted on Broadway in 2007, The New York Times called it a “fiercely funny and bitingly sad” production that was “the most exciting

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‘In The Book Of’ weighs who, how to be American

One of the most divisive election years in history was officially kicked off — with rampant chaos — in Iowa this week. The political environment of the United States is

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‘Into The Woods’ a magical Sondheim challenge

“Sondheim is a genius. He has the ability to create music that sounds effortless,” says Shiloh Jones. But that being said, the actors and singers working on the Arts Center

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T2 uses ‘The Royale’ to deliver knock-out message

On its face, Marco Ramirez’s play “The Royale” — opening this week for a six-week run at TheatreSquared in Fayetteville — is about the sport of boxing. The plot takes

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Blood, Sweat And A Chicken House: Arkansas Public Theatre announces Season 35

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com “I think Season 35 really encompasses the notion of what Arkansas Public Theatre is,” muses Ed McClure, the company’s artistic director and one of its founders. “APT

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Actor, playwright, musician proves one can be a whole

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com As a grad student at the University of Arkansas, Austin Dean Ashford made an impact not only on the campus arts community but around the world with

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WAC getting industry recognition it deserves

JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com The Walton Arts Center has played a starring role in Northwest Arkansas’ entertainment scene since its opening more than two and a half decades ago. But something

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Eureka Springs sees renewed artistic interest

LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com Set one foot in the fairy tale town of Eureka Springs, and you immediately know it’s something special. Gracious Victorian style houses are cut into the

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Radio play inspires a little Santa in everyone

LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com The classic holiday film “Miracle on 34th Street” has become a Christmas tradition for many people. This holiday season, fans of the story will get a

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APT finds the heart in hilarity

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com A critic once called “A Tuna Christmas” a kind of southern “Prairie Home Companion.” It is just as funny as its prequel by Jaston Williams and Joe