The Arkansas Repertory Theater announced Pay What You Can Night on December 2, 2021 at 7 p.m. for A Charlie Brown Christmas.
Customers are invited to the first preview by paying whatever amount they want for the tickets. Tickets must be purchased in person at the box office at 601 Main Street on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 9 a.m. There are at least 100 tickets available for purchase, tickets are limited to two per person, and are first come, first served.
Single tickets are now on sale for A Charlie Brown Christmas. The entire Peanuts gang comes to life in this theatrical adaptation of the classic TV show, with a fantastical score infused with jazz.
Around each performance, The Rep’s halls will be bursting with holiday fun! Between morning performances, the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub will offer âmake-and-takeâ crafts for all ages. Customers will be able to purchase unique gifts from local artisans. And a certain inhabitant of the North Pole will be stationed at his “post office” – accepting and certifying letters, and posing for photos!
Before and after the evening performances, the party is on! Come early and stay late to listen to live music (we dare you not to sing) and more unique shopping. The bar will be open and offer $ 1 drinks for all guests wearing âugly Christmas sweatersâ! The representative thanked the sponsors of A Charlie Brown Christmas – Chip and Cindy Murphy, McLarty Automotive Group and Arvest Bank.
The Arkansas Repertory Theater welcomes Anna Kimmell back to the theater to direct A Charlie Brown Christmas. Anna is happy to be back in Little Rock after a four-year stint as Director of Education at the Arkansas Repertory Theater! Favorite moments during his tenure include the switch into production of The Rep of Chicago, the staging of a staged reading of She Persisted Around the World by Chelsea Clinton, the development and launch of The Heard Project. , and directing and choreography by Willy Wonka Jr. Prior to joining The Rep, Anna was Director of Education at the Mill Mountain Theater in Virginia, where she developed theatrical training programs throughout the year for all ages, designed and directed theater awareness initiatives, and directed and choreographed mainstage, black box and touring children’s productions.
She now fills the same role at Flat Rock Playhouse in North Carolina. At the college level, Anna taught at Hollins University and the University of Central Arkansas. She traveled to Los Andes, Chile to lead drama workshops for rural students and to Malawi with a donor engagement project through Heifer International. Originally from Atlanta and with a bachelor’s degree in musical theater from Elon University, Anna has also performed across the country in regional productions and on The Wizard of OZ nationwide tour.
Bridget Davis will be the Deputy Director. Bridget is from Little Rock and a former / founder member of The Rep’s Young Artist Program. She was most recently seen on stage at The Rep as Dyanne in Million Dollar Quartet, and off stage as a musical theater teacher with Education at The Rep. Other performance credits include: Sally Brown (National Tour: A Charlie Brown Christmas), Sister Mary Robert (Sister Act), Sandy (Grease), Sophie (Mamma Mia!). She received her Bachelor of Music in Musical Theater from Oklahoma City University. Bridget currently lives in Little Rock and teaches musical theater to young artists, works as a Pure Barre instructor and is an active artist in the community.
The representative is excited to partner with the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub for A Charlie Brown Christmas. Director Errin Stanger said, âWe are delighted to partner with the Arkansas Repertory Theater this Christmas season! The Innovation Hub is happy to provide unique hands-on creative and making experiences for young audience members. This collaboration is a perfect demonstration of the arts organizations supporting Young people will have the opportunity to explore the hall of the theater seeing Santa Claus in his workshop, building their own reindeer with reindeer kits, creating greeting cards of the Holidays, letters to Santa Claus and shrunken Christmas decorations. also have the option to shop from local artists displaying their craft skills just in time for donation season. We are proud to support The Rep and improve STEAM throughout our community. “
Due to the age range of our audience members for this show, there will be different COVID-19 security protocols for the morning performances and for the evening performances.
For evening performances (Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.), a negative COVID-19 test result obtained within 72 hours (3 days) of the event will be required from all customers. Instead of a negative test, customers can provide their proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, with the final vaccine dated at least 14 days before the event. Negative test results or proof of vaccination should be dated with your full name matching your ID. A physical copy or photo of a physical card / test result will be accepted. Please note, if a person under 12 attends these performances, they will have to prove a negative test. Once inside, masks should be worn at all times, except while actively eating or drinking.
For morning performances (Saturday at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. and weekdays at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.), clients will NOT be required to present a negative test result or proof of vaccination to participate. However, masks must be worn at all times in the building, and concessions will not be sold during these performances.
If you have a cough, fever, shortness of breath, or any other symptom associated with COVID-19, please do not attend the event.
You can find more information about the Spring ’22 season and subscriptions at www.TheRep.org.