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Walton Arts Center

495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville, AR, USA
Seats (approximate)
1201

ABOUT THIS THEATRE

Description
Walton Arts Center is Arkansas' largest and busiest center for the performing arts and entertainment. A non-profit organization, Walton Arts Center presents a full season of Broadway, dance, theater, music, jazz, and family programming in three main performance spaces, Baum Walker Hall (1200 seat proscenium stage theater), Starr Theater (200 seat black-box theater), and Studio Theater at Nadine Baum Studios (multipurpose black box theater). Over the years Walton Arts Center has mounted 5 national tours, including The Graduate starring Morgan Fairchild, A Chorus Line, The Music Man, Blast and Aida. Walton Arts Center also brings more than 20,000 school-aged children to live performances through the Colgate Classroom series of matinee performances, and trains local teachers in arts integration techniques in partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Walton Arts Center serves more than 140,000 people each year through presented performances, arts learning programs, and performances presented by local and community arts organizations, including the University of Arkansas. Founded in 1992, through an initial investment from Sam and Helen Walton and joint funding from the University of Arkansas and the City of Fayetteville, Walton Arts Center operates on a 7.2 million dollar annual budget and serves the wide-ranging communities of Northwest Arkansas.
Musical Original Comedy
The Band's Visit
May 19, 2020 - May 23, 2020
Music by David Yazbek; Book by Itamar Moses; Lyrics by David Yazbek
Musical Original
Anastasia
Mar 10, 2020 - Mar 15, 2020
Music by Stephen Flaherty; Book by Terrence McNally; Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Musical Original
Once on This Island
Feb 11, 2020 - Feb 16, 2020
Music by Stephen Flaherty; Book by Lynn Ahrens; Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Musical Revival
The Play That Goes Wrong
Nov 12, 2019 - Nov 17, 2019
Play Original Comedy
Les Misérables
Jun 18, 2019 - Jun 23, 2019
Musical Revival Drama
Cats
May 28, 2019 - Jun 02, 2019
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by T.S. Eliot
Musical Revival
Waitress
Apr 09, 2019 - Apr 14, 2019
Music by Sara Bareilles; Book by Jessie Nelson; Lyrics by Sara Bareilles
Musical Original Drama
A Bronx Tale The Musical
Feb 26, 2019 - Mar 03, 2019
Music by Alan Menken; Book by Chazz Palminteri; Lyrics by Glenn Slater
Musical Original Drama
Falsettos
Feb 08, 2019 - Feb 09, 2019
Music by William Finn; Book by James Lapine, William Finn; Lyrics by William Finn
Musical Revival
The Lightning Thief
Jan 04, 2019 - Jan 05, 2019
Music by Rob Rokicki; Book by Joe Tracz; Lyrics by Rob Rokicki
Musical Original
On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan
Dec 04, 2018 - Dec 09, 2018
Featuring Music Produced and Recorded by Emilio Estefan, Gloria Estefan, Miami Sound Machine; Book by Alexander Dinelaris
Musical Original
School of Rock The Musical
Oct 23, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Book by Julian Fellowes; Lyrics by Glenn Slater
Musical Original
The Illusionists
Oct 17, 2018 - Oct 18, 2018
Music by Evan Jolly
Special Original Magic
Jersey Boys
Oct 05, 2018 - Oct 07, 2018
Music by Bob Gaudio; Book by Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice; Lyrics by Bob Crewe
Musical Original
An American in Paris
Feb 06, 2018 - Feb 11, 2018
Musical Original
Finding Neverland
Dec 19, 2017 - Dec 23, 2017
Musical Original
Irving Berlins White Christmas
Nov 07, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017
Music by Irving Berlin; Book by David Ives, Paul Blake; Lyrics by Irving Berlin
Musical Revival Comedy
The King and I
Oct 03, 2017 - Oct 08, 2017
Musical Revival ComedyDrama
Motown The Musical
Jun 27, 2017 - Jul 02, 2017
Musical Original Drama
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Apr 18, 2017 - Apr 23, 2017
Music by Adrian Sutton; Written by Simon Stephens
Play Original
Dirty Dancing
Mar 08, 2017 - Mar 12, 2017
Musical Original
Musical Original Comedy
Musical Original Comedy
The Bridges of Madison County
Apr 19, 2016 - Apr 24, 2016
Music by Jason Robert Brown; Book by Marsha Norman; Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Musical Original
A Night with Janis Joplin
Mar 17, 2016 - Mar 18, 2016
Musical Original
Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
Mar 01, 2016 - Mar 06, 2016
Music by Richard Rodgers; New Book by Douglas Carter Beane; Original Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Musical Original
Kinky Boots
Jan 19, 2016 - Jan 24, 2016
Music by Cyndi Lauper; Book by Harvey Fierstein; Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper
Musical Original
Pippin
Nov 10, 2015 - Nov 15, 2015
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Roger O. Hirson; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Musical Revival Comedy
Once
Apr 29, 2015 - May 03, 2015
Musical Original Romance
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - 2014
Mar 10, 2015 - Mar 15, 2015
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Revival Comedy
Chicago
Mar 11, 2014 - Mar 16, 2014
Music by John Kander; Book by Bob Fosse, Fred Ebb; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Revival Comedy
I Love Lucy
Feb 04, 2014 - Feb 09, 2014
Original Music Composer: Peitor Angell; Adapted for the Stage and with new material by Kim Flagg, Rick Sparks; Special Lyrics by Wayne Moore
Play Original Comedy
Irving Berlins White Christmas - 2013
Nov 19, 2013 - Nov 24, 2013
Music by Irving Berlin; Book by David Ives, Paul Blake; Lyrics by Irving Berlin
Musical Revival Comedy
Jersey Boys
Sep 03, 2013 - Sep 08, 2013
Music by Bob Gaudio; Book by Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice; Lyrics by Bob Crewe
Musical Original
War Horse
May 22, 2013 - May 26, 2013
Songmaker: John Tams
Play Original Drama
Anything Goes
Apr 09, 2013 - Apr 14, 2013
Musical Revival Comedy
Memphis
Feb 05, 2013 - Feb 10, 2013
Music by David Bryan; Book by Joe DiPietro; Lyrics by David Bryan, Joe DiPietro
Musical Original
Billy Elliot The Musical
Dec 04, 2012 - Dec 09, 2012
Music by Elton John; Book by Lee Hall; Lyrics by Lee Hall
Musical Original
Mary Poppins
Apr 17, 2012 - Apr 22, 2012
Musical Original Spectacle
Million Dollar Quartet
Feb 21, 2012 - Feb 26, 2012
Musical Original
Bring It On: The Musical
Feb 07, 2012 - Feb 12, 2012
Musical Original Comedy
West Side Story
Oct 25, 2011 - Oct 30, 2011
Music by Leonard Bernstein; Book by Arthur Laurents; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Musical Revival Drama
Guys and Dolls
Jul 09, 2011 - Jul 09, 2011
Music by Frank Loesser; Book by Abe Burrows, Jo Swerling; Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Musical Revival Comedy
Les Misérables - 25th Anniversary
May 03, 2011 - May 08, 2011
Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg; Original French text by Alain Boublil, Jean-Marc Natel; Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer
Musical Revival Drama
Musical Original Comedy
Young Frankenstein
Dec 14, 2010 - Dec 19, 2010
Music by Mel Brooks; Book by Mel Brooks, Thomas Meehan; Lyrics by Mel Brooks
Musical Original Comedy
Grease
May 04, 2010 - May 09, 2010
Musical Revival Comedy
South Pacific
Mar 30, 2010 - Apr 04, 2010
Musical Revival Drama
Little House on the Prairie
Jan 05, 2010 - Jan 10, 2010
Music by Rachel Portman; Book by Rachel Sheinkin; Lyrics by Donna Di Novelli
Musical Original
Legally Blonde
Jul 07, 2009 - Jul 12, 2009
Music by Laurence O'Keefe, Nell Benjamin; Book by Heather Hach; Based upon the film by MGM; Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe, Nell Benjamin
Musical Original Comedy
Fiddler On The Roof
May 12, 2009 - May 17, 2009
Music by Jerry Bock; Book by Joseph Stein; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Musical Revival ComedyDrama
Avenue Q
Feb 17, 2009 - Feb 22, 2009
Music by Jeff Marx, Robert Lopez; Book by Jeff Whitty; Lyrics by Jeff Marx, Robert Lopez
Musical Original Comedy Puppets
Monty Python's Spamalot
Dec 16, 2008 - Dec 21, 2008
Music by Eric Idle, John Du Prez; Book by Eric Idle; Lyrics by Eric Idle
Musical Original Comedy
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Sep 11, 2007 - Sep 16, 2007
Music by William Finn; Book by Rachel Sheinkin; Lyrics by William Finn
Musical Original Comedy
Legends!
Apr 10, 2007 - Apr 15, 2007
Written by James Kirkwood
Play Revival Comedy
Musical Original Comedy
Doctor Dolittle - 2006
Jun 27, 2006 - Jul 02, 2006
Music by Leslie Bricusse; Book by Lee Tannen; Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
Musical Revival Comedy
Musical Original Drama
The Graduate
Oct 29, 2004 - Oct 31, 2004
Written by Terry Johnson
Play Original Comedy
Man of La Mancha
Oct 06, 2000 - Oct 08, 2000
Music by Mitch Leigh; Book by Dale Wasserman; Lyrics by Joe Darion
Musical Revival Drama
Musical Revival ComedyFarce
Cats - Fourth National
Nov 21, 1998 - Nov 22, 1998
Musical Original
Cats - Fourth National
Nov 16, 1993 - Nov 18, 1993
Musical Original
Cats - Fourth National
Nov 10, 1992 - Nov 12, 1992
Musical Original