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TheatreSquared Springs into New Season

Award-winning theater company announces new national partnerships, an exciting season ahead

TheatreSquared’s signature offering of bold new plays in an intimate setting has driven its growth to become the state’s largest theater, offering more than 350 performances annually. Its pioneering work has been recognized with the 2022 Obie Award as well as critical acclaim from The New York Times, The New Yorker, and The Wall Street Journal. The playwright-led company is one of mid-America’s leading laboratories for new work, having launched more than 60 new plays. 

In other words: It’s always bustling in the building located at the corner of West and Spring Streets in Fayetteville—but when Spring rolls around, that activity hits a new high, starting with the theater company’s highly anticipated season 19 announcement. At the Season Unveiling event on March 3,  Executive Director Shannon Jones said one of the highlights will be the theater’s new national partnerships.

“We’re thrilled to announce that TheatreSquared’s widespread reach continues to expand with exciting new partnerships with Play On Shakespeare and the award-winning National Asian American Theatre Company (NAATCO),” said Jones. “We join the NAATCO National Partnership Project (NNPP) along with their current partners, Long Wharf Theatre in Connecticut and Soho Rep in NYC, and kick off our journey together by presenting the first Shakespeare production we’ve mounted in ten years — and this time with an all-Asian American cast. The meaningful contributions of these two organizations to the theater world resonate deeply with our values as an organization, and we can’t wait to share this breathtaking production with our community.”

August 21st - September 15th, 2024

A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

October 2nd - November 3rd, 2024

“twenty50” by Tony Meneses

November 20th - December 24th, 2024

“A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, adapted for the stage by Amy Herzberg and Robert Ford 

January 22nd - February 23rd, 2025

“Primary Trust.”  by Eboni Booth 

March 5th - March 30th, 2025

“Twelfth Night” by William Shakespeare

April 16th - May 11th, 2025

“In the Grove of Forgetting” by Robert Ford 

May 16th - May 25th, 2025

Arkansas New Play Festival

June 4th - June 29th, 2025

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder by Robert L. Freedman (book and lyrics) and Steven Lutvak (music and lyrics), and based on a novel by Roy Horniman

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