The Arkansas Shakespeare Theater will announce the 2019 season at the annual Season Reveal Party on Oct. 4, at 6 p.m. at the President’s Home on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas.

“Our 2019 lineup will thrill veteran AST audience members and is sure to attract newcomers to our festival. Join us Oct. 4th as we reveal titles that will delight and move you next summer,” said Mary Ruth Marotte, AST’s executive director.

The night’s festivities include an art show and sale by Arkansas artist John Kushmaul and a special appearance by AST company members.

Admission to the event is an AST membership, which starts at $50 per household. For more information, please contact Mary Ruth Marotte at or at (501) 269-9428.

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre is the state’s only professional Shakespeare company and is proud to make its home on the UCA campus. Each summer, AST offers full productions of a range of Shakespeare’s works, as well as other plays and musicals that help fulfill AST’s mission to entertain, engage, and enrich the community.

The UCA College of Fine Arts and Communication includes the Departments of Art, Music, and Film, Theatre and Creative Writing, as well as the School of Communication. The college’s primary mission is the preparation of the next generation of artists, educators and communicators. For more information about CFAC, visit or call (501) 450-3293.