Reynolds single tickets on sale Aug. 5

Single ticket sales will open Monday, Aug. 5, for the 2019-20 season at the University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall.

This year marks the 20th season for UCA’s Reynolds, which opened Sept. 15, 2000, with a performance by the legendary Ray Charles. 

In celebration of the 20th season, Reynolds Performance Hall will feature 28 shows, including four Best of Reynolds events. The season will also include Broadway, Pops, Night Out, two Distinguished Speakers and one Add-On Special, as well as six Main Stage EdUCAtion shows and three benefit performances for Main Stage.

“This is a thrilling, monumental year for Reynolds Performance Hall as we enter our 20th season of bringing amazing talent to Central Arkansas. What better way to celebrate this season than by adding the ‘Best of Reynolds’ Series that will bring back some of our patrons’ favorite shows,” said Amanda Horton, director of Reynolds.

The “Best of Reynolds” series features “The Gatlin Brothers Country and Christmas” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14. The series is presented by 501 LIFE.

“This season has a dynamic variety of performances that includes award-winning Broadway musicals, acclaimed speakers, talented musical groups and artists from across the world.”

501 LIFE is the sponsor for the “Best of Reynolds” series. 

The season includes: 

Broadway Series

  • “Jersey Boys,” 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, presented by Log Cabin Democrat 
  • “The Color Purple,” 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, presented by KOKY 102.1 
  • “An American in Paris,” 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, presented by Arkansas Times
  • “Beautiful – The Carole King Musical,” 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, presented by B98.5

Pops Series

  • Sara Evans, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20, presented by Conway Printing
  • “Croce Plays Croce,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, presented by Log Cabin Democrat
  • “Boston Brass – Christmas Bells are Swingin’!” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, presented by UCA’s College of Fine Arts and Communication
  • Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” Live Movie in Concert with the Conway Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, presented by My Country Y107

Night Out Series

  • “Diavolo,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, presented by WINC 
  • “Taj Express – A Bollywood Musical Revue,” 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, presented by Alice 107.7 and B98.5
  • “The Choir of Man,” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, presented by Arkansas Times
  • “Yamato – The Drummers of Japan,” 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, presented by KARN 102.9

Distinguished Speakers

  • John Quinoñes – “What Would You Do?” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, presented by the Conway Chamber of Commerce Minority Enterprise Development Awards and The Fish 93.3
  • Temple Grandin, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, presented by Log Cabin Democrat

Best of Reynolds

  • Straight No Chaser, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, presented by 501 LIFE
  • “The Gatlin Brothers Country and Christmas,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, presented by 501 LIFE
  • “Georgia on My Mind – Celebrating the Music of Ray Charles,” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, presented by 501 LIFE
  • “Cirque Éloize HOTEL,” 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, presented by 501 LIFE

Add-on Special

  • “The Spongebob Musical,” 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, presented by My Country Y107 

Main Stage EdUCAtion

  • “Miss Nelson Has a Field Day,” 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17.
  • “Lightwire Theatre – A Very Electric Christmas,” 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9.
  • “Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks,” 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28.
  • “The Diary of Anne Frank,” 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18.
  • “Catapult – The Amazing Magic of Dancing Shadows,” 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27.
  • “The Magic School Bus,” 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 13.

Benefit for Main Stage EdUCAtion

  • “Lightwire Theatre – A Very Electric Christmas,” 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8.
  • “Celtic Angels Ireland,” 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 16.

The Main Stage EdUCAtion series, aimed at Arkansas school districts, debuted in 2015-16 to increase access to the arts for kindergarten through 12th-grade students. 

“This series is a big hit among educators across the state of Arkansas. This year we served over 12,000 people, with schools from all corners of the state attending, including Batesville, Dover, Stuttgart, Fox, Hot Springs, Little Rock and more,” Horton said. 

Individual tickets may be purchased in person at the box office, at or by calling 501.450.3265 beginning Aug. 5.

Individual series prices range from $90-$160, and prices for the Performing Arts Package (all three series) range from $245-$380. Individual ticket prices for all shows except those in Speakers and Best of Reynolds are $30-$40 each; tickets for Speakers are $15 each, and tickets for Best of Reynolds are $30-$50 each. A “Pick Six” build-your-own package is available to donors who make gifts of $100 or more.

For more information on the season and Reynolds, contact Horton at 501.450.3682 or [email protected], or visit