About ArkansasStaged

ArkansasStaged is a collective of theatre artists working to bring contemporary staged readings, experimental, and original experiential theatre to life in unique spaces in Northwest Arkansas.


With an emphasis on women’s voices, previous ArkansasStaged performances include Empanada Loca and readings of Squeamish, Field Notes from Mother Earth, Natural Shocks, White Rabbit Red Rabbit, Dear Elizabeth, Collected Stories, Grounded, The Taming (on inauguration day, proceeds benefiting Planned Parenthood), Craving Gravy, Art and Venus In Fur (at 21C Museum-Hotel), Lazarus Catering (at Stage 18), Merci, Maurer, New 365 (2016 and 2017), Gertrude Stein Plays Paris and Picasso At The Lapine Agile (at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art) as well as Veils (at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Fayetteville), Love Song (at Fayetteville Underground) and Your House Is On Fire as part of the national Climate Change Theatre Action Movement (at Creative Spaces NWA). The artists in the ArkansasStaged ensemble have worked professionally in theatre and film throughout the U.S. and abroad.

ArkansasStaged cast and crew of GROUNDED by George Brandt
The cast and crew of ArkansasStaged's reading of Grounded by George Brandt.
Projection design by: Wanbli Gamache
Sold out reading of The Taming by Lauren Gunderson at 21C Museum-Hotel on Inauguration Day 2017
The ensemble of The Taming performs "Nothing But A Plain Old Soldier" by Stephen Foster to introduce The Taming by Lauren Gunderson