Arkansas students to perform at Shakespeare Scene Festival

Junior high and high school students from central Arkansas will perform at the Shakespeare Scene Festival Friday, March 10, at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Students from Arnold Drive Elementary School, Dardanelle Middle School, Henderson Middle School, and Little Rock Central High School will perform from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the University Theatre at the UA Little Rock Center for Performing Arts.

Performances will include scenes from “Much Ado About Nothing,” “Julius Caesar,” “Hamlet,” “Macbeth,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” and “Romeo and Juliet.”

The festival provides teachers and students a venue for the performance of Shakespeare’s plays. It is sponsored by the Department of English and the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance.

The festival is free and open to the public. For a performance schedule, visit the festival’s website. For more information, contact the festival’s director, Dr. Kris McAbee, at

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