The Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre, based at the University of Central Arkansas, will open its first production in Little Rock as a co-production with the UALR Department of Theatre and Dance in October.
The production, set to begin its run Oct. 15 at UALR’s University Theatre, is Shakespeare’s classic cross-dressing romantic comedy, Twelfth Night, and will feature the mixture of local professionals and student workers that generally characterizes the ensembles of the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre productions. 

Performances of Twelfth Night will be Oct. 15-17 and Oct, 22-24 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 18 and 25 at 2:30 p.m. There will also be a special student performance at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 23. All performances will be at the University Theatre. Tickets are $5 for children/students and $7 for adults. Tickets and more information are available at 501-569-3456 or The running time is approximately 2½ hours; the production is suitable for all ages.