Working in the Theatre: Theatre in Arkansas

Theatres like TheatreSquared in Fayetteville, Arkansas are leading the way in creating space for creatives to explore storytelling in the south. Through residency programs, exploration of new work, and a continued mission to support trained artists from across the country, theatre in Arkansas is thriving. The Arkansas New Play Festival is a great example of how of a community comes together to develop the next strongholds of American Theatre.

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American Theatre Wing’s Working in the Theatre documentary series features the most fascinating people on the stage, behind the scenes, and in the audience. From Tony Awards® and Obie Awards® winning artists to the next generation of theatre makers, we capture theatre’s inner-workings, industry luminaries, and unique stories that surround important work.