Reynolds Performance Hall announces 2022-23 season

Reynolds Performance Hall at the University of Central Arkansas announced a new season of performances for its 2022-23 season, which kicks off on Sept. 17 with the hit musical “Spamilton.” 

The 2022-23 season includes Amy Grant and Neal McCoy, followed by the Broadway sensation “Anastasia” and the holiday favorite “A Charlie Brown Christmas LIVE,” along with many other events throughout the year.  

“This season is filled with captivating, crowd-pleasing shows that will bring all of the allure and glamour of the theatre to the stage. We are also excited to bring multi-award-winning musicians and fascinating expert speakers to central Arkansas,” said Amanda Horton, director of Reynolds Performance Hall.  

Reynolds Performance Hall will feature 12 shows from the Broadway, Pops and Night Out Series; two from the Distinguished Speakers Series, five Main Stage EdUCAtion shows and three Benefit performances for the Main Stage program.

The Main Stage EdUCAtion Series, aimed at Arkansas school districts, introduces students to live, professional theatre. 

Horton said, “In just six short years, we have served over 50,000 students in 40 different school districts across the state. We have recently added sensory-friendly shows, social stories and other accommodations to aid our students with disabilities. We also donate tickets to those students who are not able to afford the ticket price. It’s our mission to ensure that every child has a seat in the theater regardless of their disabilities or ability to pay.”

The season includes the following series and performances:

Broadway Series

  • Spamilton: An American Parody – 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022
    sponsored by Arkansas Times and Netherton Promotions
  • Anastasia – 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022
    sponsored by Log Cabin Democrat and The Max Event Venue
  • On Your Feet! – 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023
    sponsored by Arkansas Times
  • Blue Man Group – 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023
    sponsored by Arkansas Federal Credit Union, 501 Life Magazine, My Country Y107 and Chicken Salad Chick

Blue Man New Tour, photo by Evan Zimmerman for MurphyMade, 2019

Night Out Series

Preacher Lawson

  • A Night of Comedy with Preacher Lawson – 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022
    sponsored by Fairfield by Marriott Conway and B98.5 and Power92 Jams
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage – 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022
    sponsored by 501 Life Magazine
  • Lucy Loves Desi: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom – 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023
    sponsored by UCA College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and Log Cabin Democrat
  • Mnozil Brass – 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023
    sponsored by KARN 102.9

A Charlie Brown Christmas


Pops Series

  • Amy Grant – 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30, 2022
    sponsored by 93.3 The Fish
  • Neal McCoy – 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022
    sponsored by My Country Y107
  • R.E.S.P.E.C.T. – 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022
    sponsored by Acxiom and KOKY 102.1 and B98.5
  • Floyd Nation – 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 10, 2023
    sponsored by Conway Printing

Distinguished Speakers

  • Frank Warren: PostSecret and Mental Health – 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28, 2022
    sponsored by Conway Behavioral Health
  • Steve Burns: What Happened to Steve? – 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, 2023
    sponsored by Log Cabin Democrat

Main Stage EdUCAtion

  • The Magic of Kevin Spencer – 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 7, 2022, and 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022
    Sensory Friendly Event
  • Doktor Kaboom: The Science of Santa – 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12, 2022
    sponsored by Conway Corp
  • The Gruffalo – 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023, and 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, 2023 
  • The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System – 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 17, 2023
  • The Wizard of Oz – 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Friday, April 21, 2023 

Benefits for Main Stage EdUCAtion

  • Purple Piano: A Celebration of Prince – 7:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 20, 2023
  • Celtic Angels Ireland – 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 14, 2023
  • Tapestry the Carole King Songbook – 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 29, 2023 

Subscription renewals for current season ticket holders are available now. New subscriptions will go on sale to the general public starting June 20. Subscriber Courtesy Week — when those who bought season packages may purchase individual tickets to shows before they open to the general public — will be July 18 through July 22.  Single tickets will go on sale to the general public Monday, July 25. Tickets for Blue Man Group go on sale on Sept. 13.

To purchase a new subscription package beginning June 20, or individual tickets beginning July 25, call (501) 450-3265 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or go online at 

Individual series prices range from $90-$130; Performing Arts Package (all three series) range from $245-$380; individual tickets for all shows in the Broadway, Pops and Night Out series are $27-$40. Speakers are $15 for adults and $5 for children/students, Main Stage shows are $10 for adults and $5 for children/students, Purple Piano is $25 for adults and $10 for children/students, Celtic Angels Ireland and Tapestry are $30-$40 for adults and $10 for children/students. A “Pick Six,” build-your-own package, is available to donors of $100 or more.

For more information, contact Horton at (501) 450-3682 or or visit