TheatreSquared, founded in 2005, is a regional professional theatre located in downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas. The company stages five productions each year as well as the Arkansas New Play Festival of emerging works, totaling 95 annual performances for an audience of approximately 22,000 including 10,000 students and their teachers. Performances are held in the 175-seat Studio Theatre at Nadine Baum Studios, through a rental arrangement with the touring arts presenter Walton Arts Center. The company is one of only two year-round performing companies in the state of Arkansas affiliated with the national professional actors' union, Actors' Equity Association.
TheatreSquared is co-led by artistic director Robert Ford and managing director Martin Miller. Ford is the author of such plays as My Father's War, which had its premiere at TheatreSquared in 2007, and the novel The Student Conductor. Miller is a former arts leadership fellow and associate producer at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.
In addition to its season of theatrical works, the company's educational outreach program offers an educational school tour to more than 50 high schools, the Word/Play in-school literacy intervention program, a professional development institute for educators, and student matinees and discussions.
In 2011, TheatreSquared was awarded a National Theatre Company Grant from the American Theatre Wing, recognizing the company as one of the nation's ten most promising emerging professional theatres.
- The Spiritualist by Robert Ford (August 29 - September 15)
- 4000 Miles by Amy Herzog (September 26 - October 13)
- Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol adapted by Morgan Hicks (December 5-29)
- Good People by David Lindsay-Abaire (February 13 - March 9)
- Hamlet by William Shakespeare (April 10 - May 4)
- The Arkansas New Play Festival (June 6-15)
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