2017 Arkansas New
Play Festival

June 16 – 25, 2017
in the Studio Theatre at Walton Arts Center's Nadine Baum Studios and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

ARKANSAS'S PREMIER CELEBRATION OF NEW WORKS FOR THE AMERICAN STAGE

Arkansas's flagship festival of bold new plays is bigger than ever, with two weekends of performances including a fully staged workshop production, three staged readings of brand new works, and a host of exclusive behind-the-scenes events. Join us, and witness the creation of the next great American play.

Two-weekend festival pass includes all performances and events.

New Play Passes, granting entry to all events, are on sale now for $50. Single tickets will go on sale in June. Seating is very limited.

Call (479) 443-5600 to reserve your Play Fest Pass today. 

2017 Schedule


Friday, June 16

5:30pm: Visible from Four States, by Barbara Hammond
Crystal Bridges
 
7:30pm: Transatlantic, by John Walch
Crystal Bridges

Saturday, June 17
2pm: The Furies, by Lisa D'Amour
Crystal Bridges

4:30pm: Comet Town, by Rick Ehrstin
Crystal Bridges

Sunday, June 18
2pm: Young Playwrights Showcase (Free)
Featuring Follow Me@Tio Sam 
TheatreSquared

4:30pm: (I)sland T(rap), by Austin Ashford
TheatreSquared

Thursday, June 22
6:30pm: Company Reception (Artists & Passholders)
7:30pm: Transatlantic, by John Walch
TheatreSquared

Friday, June 23
7:30pm: Transatlantic, by John Walch
TheatreSquared

Saturday, June 24
1pm: The Dramatist LIVE (Free)
3:30pm: We Swim, We Talk, We Go to War, by Mona Mansour
7:30pm: Comet Town, by Rick Ehrstin
TheatreSquared

Sunday, June 25
2pm: The Furies, by Lisa D'Amour
4:30pm: Visible from Four States, by Barbara Hammond
TheatreSquared

Choose your seat

Each of TheatreSquared's 175 comfortable, brand new seats is no more than 15 feet from the stage — so wherever you choose to sit, you'll have a close-up view of the action. Click the image below to view a larger version, or download a printable PDF.

Click to view a detailed seat map.