Out of cash: The Rep in downtown Little Rock suspends operations, cancels production

Posted: April 25, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.
Updated: April 25, 2018 at 2:35 p.m.

The Arkansas Repertory Theatre at 601 Main St. in Little Rock has seen declines in ticket sales, contributions and grants, and lacks the cash to finish its current season, its board chairman says.

The Arkansas Repertory Theatre's board of directors announced Tuesday that it will "suspend current operations," effective immediately, including canceling the final production of the Rep's 2017-18 season, and cease planning for 2018-19.

A stage crew strikes the set of the Christmas play The Gift of the Magi on Dec. 27 after the play’s run at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre in downtown ...

Cliff Baker is shown in this photo.

Brian Bush is shown in this file photo.

This story is only available from our archives.