‘ONCE THE MUSICAL’ COMING TO UCA OCT. 3

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — “ONCE the Musical” will visit the University of Central Arkansas on Oct. 3 when it makes a 7:30 p.m. stop at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. “ONCE the Musical” is based on the 2007 film of the same name. The film won an Academy Award for Best Original Song with “Falling Slowly.” Other selections from th … [Read more...]

SPANISH BRASS TO BE IN RESIDENCE SEPT. 20-21

By Amanda Nettles College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The quintet Spanish Brass will visit the University of Central Arkansas as artists in residence Sept. 20-21. The residency will include two concerts: a free public performance Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall; and an educational program for schools at Conway High School’s … [Read more...]

10TH ARTSFEST CELEBRATION SET FOR CONWAY

By Waid Rainey and Hanna Lowery College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas College of Fine Arts and Communication, in partnership with Hendrix College, the Conway Schools, Faulkner County Library, The Lantern Theatre, Faulkner County Museum, Independent Living Services, King’s, Conway Downtown Partnership, and the Mayor’s Office, will play ho … [Read more...]

NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND TO OPEN UCA PUBLIC APPEARANCES SEASON

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — To kick off the new season of UCA Public Appearances, iconic American entertainers the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will perform to a sold-out crowd in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m. “Ticket holders can expect the band to play all of their favorite hits, tell behind-the-scenes stories an … [Read more...]

UCA announces ‘Allen & Baber: Back at Home’ concert

The University of Central Arkansas announces an acoustic night of star-studded musical entertainment, featuring five highly successful performing artists. Kris Allen, Barrett Baber, Matthew Huff, Adam Hambrick and Hannah Blaylock are all alumni of UCA and will be coming together for one night to perform at their alma mater. The concert will be October 28, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. and tickets will be … [Read more...]

Reynolds 2016-17 tickets on sale Aug. 1

On Monday, August 1 at 10:00 a.m., single tickets to the 2016-17 season in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at the University of Central Arkansas will be on sale to the general public. They will be available online at uca.edu/reynolds, at the box office or over the phone at (501) 450-3265. “We’ve had a great deal of interest and support from our subscribers this summer,” said Amanda Ho … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre awarded $10,000

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects and partnerships in the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2016. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $10,000 to Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre to support the "pay what you can" comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream and to expand its touring show to u … [Read more...]

Reynolds Performance Hall announces 2016-17 season

Kicking off with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band on Sept. 22, UCA Public Appearances will feature a record 22 events for the 2016-17 season in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at the University of Central Arkansas. The season will include Broadway, Pops and Night Out Series, two lectures and three Add-On Specials as well as five Main Stage EdUCAtion shows. “This season is made up of c … [Read more...]

Disney in Concert Heading for Reynolds

By Logan Miller College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Disney In Concert: Magical Music from the Movies will make a stop at the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on April 16 to bring to an end to the 2015-16 season of UCA Public Appearances. The 7:30 p.m. show is already sold out. Four Broadway stars will sing Disney songs, acc … [Read more...]

Josh Radnor to lecture at UCA on April 4

By Carley Conrad College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY —Actor, director and writer Josh Radnor will speak at the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on April 4 at 7:30 p.m. The visit is part of UCA Public Appearance’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Radnor is perhaps best known for his role as Ted Mosby, the central character on CBS’s Em … [Read more...]