The Southwest Arkansas Arts Council in partnership with Hempstead Hall is proud to present the Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre on Tour production of Snow White at Hempstead Hall on the Campus of the University of Arkansas at Hope on November 27 at 6:30 p.m. Children’s Theatre on Tour is part of the Statewide ArtsReach Programs at the Arkansas Arts Center, the state’s premier center for visual and performing arts. Recognized by The Drama League as one of the best regional theatre companies in America, the Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre is the only professional company in Arkansas that produces children’s literary works for the stage.
“The Children’s Theatre on Tour brings the magic of the theatre to thousands of families across the state,” Artistic Director Bradley D. Anderson said. “Every year, these performances charm audiences and create extraordinary theatre experiences that educate, challenge and inspire young people and their communities.”
The wicked queen is the most beautiful lady in the land, and she has the word of a magic mirror to prove it. Obsessed with her beauty, the queen’s vanity grows until one day the mirror names someone else the fairest in the land. Snow White! The queen’s own step daughter! The queen vows to destroy the innocent princess but the light of a pure heart is not easily extinguished. By the power of her inner beauty, Snow White escapes the schemes of the wicked queen and begin her path to happy ever after. Snow White is written by Keith Smith and directed by John Isner.
Children’s Theatre on Tour is traveling to venues around the state throughout the 2018-2019 school season. The Southwest Arkansas Arts Council and Hempstead Hall will also host The Tortoise & the Hare (And Other Turtle Tales) will be performed at Hempstead Hall on January 23 and The Emperor’s New Clothes on April 2. School groups are encouraged to attend. “These presentations, among others, are part of the Arts Council goal to bring quality live-theater programing to every level of school students throughout the region,” said John Hollis, Board President of the Arts Council. “The Children’s Theatre on Tour is exceptional in its quality, staging, and performance-levels and we are thrilled to have them back in southwest Arkansas.”
Tickets are available at Hempsteadhall.com – Adults $15, Students $6. Group Discounts available. Call Hempstead Hall 870.722.8565 to save fifty percent on tickets or use the code BLACK at check out.
The 2018-2019 season is sponsored by Diane Suitt Gilleland and U.S. Bank Foundation with additional support by The Shubert Foundation. Snow White is sponsored by Target.
You can download FREE educational activity guides for each show at arkansasartscenter.org/activity-guides.
For more information about this event, contact: George Smith, Executive Director of Southwest Arkansas Arts Council, 870.777.8200 or [email protected] .
For more information on the Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre on Tour, contact Jessica Wright, Sr. Education Specialist for Statewide ArtsReach Programs: 501-396-0350 or [email protected]
Arkansas Arts Center programs are supported in part by: the City of Little Rock; the City of North Little Rock; the Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau; and the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, and the National Endowment for the Arts.