Our second season lineup is officially here! Entitled " Breaking Boundaries", this season features productions meant to break barriers and open dialogues, with Little Rock and Arkansas premiere productions, and retellings of classic and fan-favorite productions. Check out the lineup below!
The Mountaintop is a fictional telling of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s last evening on earth before his assassination, set entirely in the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN, right after delivering his infamous "I've Been to the Mountaintop" speech.
Hailed as “a thrilling, wild, provocative flight of magical realism... as audacious as it is inventive” by the Associated Press, Katori Hall’s Olivier Award–winning drama reimagines what Dr. King’s last night on Earth could have been.
Show dates are February 7-17
An angsty, rock musical with a huge cult following, Spring Awakening explores the trials and tribulations of adolescence, sexuality, and morality with a poignancy of depth and realism like few musicals have achieved.
The winner of 8 Tony Awards including "Best Musical", Spring Awakening is a must-see. (Rated PG-13 for strong language and suggestive material)
Show dates are March 6-23
William Shakespeare's cult classic with an entirely new twist, Romeo & Juliet brings to life the tragic love story with a cast made up of entirely female or female-identifying persons.
Show dates are April 10-20
Inspired by interviews from families of the town of Newtown, CT after the events of the Sandy Hook School Shooting, 26 Pebbles is a riveting docudrama exploring the ripple effect felt by gun violence and the 26 lives lost that day.
Lauded for its compassion and message of healing, 26 Pebbles shows how pebbles dropped in the pond can create a ripple effect for the rest of the world. This is the Arkansas Premiere of this production.
Show dates are May 29-June 8
A universal tale of fame, fortune, and all that jazz, Chicago is still the name on everyone's lips, with one show-stopping song after another.
Winner of 6 Tony Awards, 2 Olivier Awards, and a Grammy Award, this electrifying tale of greed, murder, and showbiz will keep you on your feet and shimmying with the entire cast. This production will be immersive and set in the round.
Show dates are July 10-27
A timely play full of political relevancy in our current climate, What the Constitution Means to Me addresses key issues such as women's rights, immigration, domestic abuse, and the history of the United States.
Nominated for 2 Tony Awards and a Pulitzer Prize Finalist, What the Constitution Means to Me envelops in realism and honesty in a time of political and social unrest.
Show dates are September 11-21
A 2019 Pulitzer Prize finalist, Dance Nation unleashes a visceral, dramatic comedy bringing fierce femininity to the stage while simultaneously nailing the absurdity and seriousness of pre-teen competitive dance. Discovering identity in a world of contradiction. Like Dance Moms x 100!
Show dates are October 30 - November 9
Inspired by the success and aspirations of famous music acts of the 1960s such as The Shirelles and The Supremes, Dreamgirls follows the meteoric rise to fame of its own group, The Dreams, and the high and pitfalls of stardom and fame.
Winner of 6 Tony Awards, Dreamgirls is a sweeping and inspirational journey of passion, dreams, and the true cost of fame. This production will be immersive and set in the round.
Show dates are December 4-21
ATLR’s holiday smash, Black Nativity is a celebration of the nativity story through gospel music imbued with the Black experience. A generational story that is given life through words, music, narrative, movement, and the connection found in fellowship.
Back by popular demand and BIGGER than ever before!
This production will take place in December. Official dates will be announced soon!