Look Away

a World Premiere by Robert Ford
JAN 29 – FEB 22, 2015
in the Studio Theatre at Walton Arts Center's Nadine Baum Studios

Wilson, Arkansas, 1933. On a late summer night, shouts ring out from an angry mob. Alonzo and Matty, exhausted and terrified, slip inside the unlocked kitchen of the powerful Wilson family — but find they are not alone.


Thursdays 7:30, Fridays 7:30, Saturdays 2:00 and 7:30, Sundays 2:00

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Recommended for adult audience — mature language and things.

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Single tickets range from $15-36. Under 30? See the show for just $10 through the 30 Under 30 access program, subsidized by private support.  Discounts available for groups.

Join us for this free public event:
Artists' Forum: Robert Ford's Look Away
Tuesday, January 27th, 6pm

Join Ozarks at Large host Kyle Kellams on at the Fayetteville Public Library for an intimate conversation with the team behind T2's upcoming World Premiere of of Look Away. As part of the Forum, Actors will present a sneak preview excerpt from the play. Look Away is inspired by true events recounted by William "Snake" Toney to University of Arkansas historian, Jeannie Whayne, an expert on the history of the 50,000 acre plantation amassed by Robert E. 'Lee' Wilson after the Civil War. Dr. Whayne, director Benny Sato Ambush, and playwright Robert Ford will lead this special forum, which is free and open to the public.


Meet the Artists

BENNY SATO AMBUSH (Director) makes his TheatreSquared debut. He is Senior Distinguished Producing Director-In-Residence at Emerson College. Regional directing credits include Old Globe Theatre; Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Portland; South Coast Rep; Alabama Shakespeare Festival; Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Arizona Theatre Company; Magic Theatre; Geva Theatre; Playwrights Horizon; Ford's Theatre; Philadelphia Festival Theatre for New Plays; Lincoln Center Theater Institute; Heart of America Shakespeare Festival; Indiana's New Harmony Project; Actors Guild of Lexington; Alaska Theatre of Youth; International Theatre Festival of Chicago; Sacramento Theatre Company; National Black Theatre Festival; Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre; all five of the San Francisco Bay Area McDonalds Gospel Fests; New York University's Graduate Acting Program; North Carolina School of the Arts; Cornell University; Florida Atlantic University; Minneapolis Playwright Center's PlayLab, North Carolina Black Repertory Company, Lyric Stage Company of Boston, Gloucester Stage Company and NPR Radio. His leadership roles at arts institutions include producing director of Oakland Ensemble Theatre, associate artistic director of American Conservatory Theatre, and others. He holds a BA from Brown University and an MFA from University of California, San Diego.

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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.

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