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‘Stone Soup’ Closes the Season at Arkansas Arts Center Children's Theatre

‘Stone Soup’ Closes the Season at Arkansas Arts Center Children's Theatre

by Alexis Crowe on 4/11/2018 10:00am

The final show of the season is taking the stage at the Arkansas Arts Center Children's Theatre. "Stone Soup" will close out the spring before the exciting 2018-2019 season starts in the fall.

This classic story is full of earnest charm, playful imagination and heart-warming music. 

One day, a lovable wanderer came upon a little house at the end of a long road. “Hello inside,” he called. “Is anyone home? I’m a hungry traveler who wants food to feed his tummy.” A little woman peeked out and smiled. Then she opened her door. Delighted, the traveler stepped inside to discover a treasure even more precious than a pot of delicious soup: he found a friend.

The Arkansas Arts Center’s production of "Stone Soup" was adapted from the folk tale and is directed by Keith Smith.

The show takes the stage every Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. from April 24-May 13. Tickets range from $10-$12.50. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

Several special events are taking place along with "Stone Soup":

  • "Pay What You Can" preview night is 7 p.m. on April 26. Tickets must be purchased in person at the Arkansas Arts Center from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Stephens Inc. Visitors Center, or from 6-6:45 p.m. at the Children's Theatre Box Office, Lower Lobby Level. The maximum "pay what you can" ticket purchase is six tickets per person and additional tickets can be purchased at regular price.
  • Opening Night Dinner at Canvas is from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, April 27. Enjoy a meal at Canvas restaurant before the 7 p.m. performance. Choose from a full menu, including a special kid’s menu with plenty of child-friendly favorites, and coloring placemats featuring activities and artwork from the show. To make reservations, call (501) 907-5946.
  • Pajama Night at the theatre is Friday, May 4 at 7 p.m. Stickers are available at the Box Office before the show for children (and parents!) wearing pajamas. Regular admission ($10 for members, $12.50 for non-members) applies for this show.
  • Saturday, May 5 is a special afternoon at the theatre: the show at 2 p.m. will be an ASL interpreted peformance. Visit the Box Office before the show for seating assistance.