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Shakespeare Scene Festival


The 2015 Shakespeare Scene Festival is scheduled for
February 26-27, 2015 in the University Theater at UALR.

Due to inclement weather, the festivities rescheduled for Thursday March 5 have been canceled.

The Shakespeare Scene Festival is a UALR event sponsored by the Departments of English and Theatre Arts and Dance. It takes place in March in the UALR Center for the Performing Arts (University Theater). Its main purpose is to provide teachers and students a venue for the performance of Shakespeare’s plays. A description of the SSF’s history, and pictures of past performances show that the SSF is also a great way to have fun.

To register your class, please complete the Registration Form and the T-Shirt Order Form no later than January 20, 2015. (Please note: we will not be able to provide t-shirts for classes whose t-shirt orders are not completed by January 20.)

Contact the festival’s director, Dr. Kris McAbee, at for information about the 2014 festival.

J.A. Fair MSND

Photo by Benjamin Krain, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (3/13/12): Laquiesha Galbert, left, Frenisha Daniels, Alexis Williams and other students at JA Fair High School wait backstage dressed as fairies while performing A Midsummer Night’s Dream during the UALR Shakespeare Scene Festival.

Updated 3.4.2015