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Rudolph’s Reindeer Wrangler Revue

This family-friendly variety type show will include holiday songs, comedy, dancing, and fun to get you in the seasonal spirit. The holiday musical revue is a theater committee special event fundraiser and will run Friday, [...]

Cast of Fiddler on the Roof JR

SAAC Arts Academy Drama Club will present “Fiddler on the Roof, JR” on Sunday, December 3 at 2:30pm and Tuesday, December 5 at 7:00pm. This production showcases the talents of the drama students from grades [...]

Alexander Jeffery to Direct

SAAC is proud to announce Alexander Jeffery as the director for the fall production of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”. This full length drama will take the audience through love and the power of human connection. “Breakfast [...]

Theatre Season to be Announced

"Hooray, It’s Hollywood!” SAAC will announce its upcoming 54th theater season with a Hollywood inspired soiree! This salute to Hollywood announcement party will be held on Saturday, August 19th in the Price and Merkle Galleries [...]

“Beauty and the Beast” Cast Announced

Join SAAC in the Callaway Theatre July 6-9 and 12-16 as we present the stage adaptation of the enchanting and ever popular animated classic Disney's Beauty and the Beast, sponsored by Murphy USA. Be swept [...]

Comfy Classics and Conversations • June 3

SAAC will host an entertaining evening with Christopher A. McCroskey as he presents “Comfy Classics and Conversations” on stage in the Callaway Theater, Saturday, June 3, at 7:oopm. This will be a night of onstage [...]

Beauty and the Beast FOR THE CAST

Congratulations to the 75 actors cast in SAAC’s Summer Musical “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.” It’s a big show and we are very excited to be working with all of you!!! Now for everyone that [...]

Early Registration for Auditions on Thursday

Get prepared for auditions and meet music director, Christopher A. McCroskey, by attending early registration for “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” on Thursday, April 6, from 6-8 pm. Registering early lets you avoid the crowd [...]

Audition Call April 7-8

Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. This “tale as old as time” [...]

The Jungle Book CAST

Congratulations to these talented students selected to participate in this production! The cast includes Darnarius Aaron, Rosalie Alatorre, Abigail Birmingham, Georgia Blackmon, Sidney Botner, Joy Cherry, Victoria Colley, Avery Davison, McCoy Davison, Tiffanie Duke, Clay [...]

The Addams Family • March 3-5 & 9-11

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Meet the Addams Family

Creepy and kooky? Check. Mysterious and spooky? Check. All together ooky? Yes, but in a good way! The talented actors selected for the ‘Family’ in this hilariously creepy, iconic show are Matthew Cordell, Gomez Addams; [...]

“The Addams Family” Production Staff

The production staff has rehearsals underway for The Addams Family, The New Musical Comedy which comes to the Callaway Theater March 3-5 and 9-11. Monroe Moore returns to El Dorado as the artistic director for this hilarious [...]

First Production Scheduled for January 31

SAAC is excited to host a new program, "Silver Theater", a chance for stage veterans and other seniors interested in sparking their creativity on stage again or for the first time. This group is in the [...]

Catch the Spirit of Christmas at SAAC This Weekend

Redheaded Robbie’s Christmas Story & Ebenezer’s Christmas Carol • You and your family are invited to see holiday entertainment in the Callaway Theater this Friday and Saturday. The children’s drama classes, grades 2-8, will present [...]

The Crucible by Arthur Miller, December 10

SAAC Drama Club will present the classic drama, The Crucible, on December 10, at 7:00pm in the Callaway Theater. The Crucible is directed by Lynn Gunter and her assistant, Clayton Bolding.  They have both really enjoyed working on [...]

Meet the cast of Aladdin!!!

We are proud to announce the newly chosen cast for the upcoming production of Disney’s Aladdin, Jr., that will be presented by the Penguin Project artists and their mentors. The production will run February 11 [...]

Penguin Project Underway at SAAC

In February, a magical and touching celebration of the human spirit will unfold in the Callaway Theater. SAAC's first Penguin Project production will take the stage to perform Disney's Aladdin, Jr. This production is unique [...]

“The Santaland Diaries” Returns December 13

Thomas Brewster returns as Crumpet the Elf in David Sedaris' The Santaland Diaries on Tuesday, December 13, for a one night only performance in the Callaway Theater at 7:30pm. Two types of tickets are available. [...]

“Frankenstein” Box Office is “Alive!”

The box office is open to reserve tickets for the fall production of Frankenstein. Performance dates are October 27 and 29-31. All performances are at 7:30pm. Tickets are reserved seating, and the price for the [...]

“Frankenstein” Cast Announced

Director Delaine Gates and Assistant Director Gary Hall have made their choices; behold the cast of Frankenstein: Victor Frankenstein - Joel Cheshier Elizabeth Lavenza - Emily Cole Alphonse Frankenstein - Jim Roomsburg William Frankenstein - [...]

Penguin Project • Meeting Sat., Sept 24 at 4pm

SAAC was recently chosen as a replication site for The Penguin Project, a program whose primary purpose is to give “artists” with disabilities a stage and theatre performance experience along with their “mentors”, who shadow [...]

2016-2017 Theater Season Announced

The theater committee is excited to announce its new season of productions beginning with the fall selection of Frankenstein. Rounding out this season of fantasy adventures will be The Neverending Story, as well as The [...]

Audition Call September 12 & 13 for Frankenstein

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Get Your Ticket Today

You are invited to an evening of “Supper and a Show” on Saturday, July 16th.  Come on down to the SAAC  waterin’ hole for a big ole BBQ supper, complete with all the trimmins!!  Paul [...]

“110” Orchestra Selected

SAAC welcomes the members of the orchestra who will be playing for the summer musical “110 in the Shade”.  The musical director and conductor, Sarah Dailey, has selected a group of very talented musicians from the [...]

About the Music of “110 in the Shade”

“It’s Gonna Be Another Hot Day” for the South Arkansas Arts Center and El Dorado as well.  Come get out of the heat and cool off while being entertained by the SAAC’s summer musical, 110 [...]

110 IN THE SHADE • JULY 14-17, 21, 23-24

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Cast Announced for “110 in the Shade”

The cast for the SAAC summer production of 110 in the Shade has been announced and rehearsals are already under way! With Monroe Moore as our talented director and Sarah Dailey leading song rehearsal and Laura Salas-Garza leading dance [...]

Audition Music and Readings NOW Available!!

Friday, May 13 the production staff will be in the lobby to help you get ready for auditions from 5:30-7:30pm. Audition prep has never been easier. The directors have provided everything you need to get [...]

AUDITION CALL MAY 20-21

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Disney’s 101 Dalmatians KIDS

We are happy to present the cast for the production of “Disney’s 101 Dalmatians KIDS”, showing to the community on April 1st and 2nd in the Callaway Theater. “We have 43 of El Dorado’s most [...]

Lend Me A Tenor • March 4-6 & 10-13

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Lend Me A Tenor Cast

The South Arkansas Art Center announces the cast of the upcoming production of Ken Ludwig’s “Lend Me A Tenor”. The Teague Auto Group and Southern Bancorp sponsored comedy play opens in the Callaway Theater on [...]

OPEN AUDITION CALL JANUARY 18 & 19 AT 6PM

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Kiwanis sponsors NEW Youth Theatre Program

Thanks to the generosity of the El Dorado Kiwanis Club with its recent contribution, the first SAAC/Kiwanis youth theatre production of “Disney’s 101 Dalmatians, Kids” will hit the stage in April. The musical for young [...]

SAAC Gives Helping Hand with Letters to Santa

Delivering the holidays, delivering dreams Our elves are giddy with anticipation as they prepare for Operation Santa Claus! For more than 102 years, the US Postal Service has been the official liaison between children and [...]

Seeking Directors for Current Theatre Season

The theatre steering committee of the South Arkansas Arts Center is now accepting applications for directors/choreographers/music directors for their 2016 spring and summer productions of Ken Ludwig’s award-winning farce of mistaken identity “Lend Me a [...]

“Miracle on 34th Street” Box Office Open

Don't miss your chance to see a Miracle on the South Arkansas Arts Center stage! The play is perfect for the entire family and tickets are $5 for students/children, $10 for SAAC members, and $15 [...]

We Need You for a Miracle

Would you like to get involved in a play but just don’t know if you can memorize all those lines? Never fear, your opportunity is here! For the 2015 Christmas production of “Miracle on 34th [...]

OZ Trivia Game Winner

Emmaline Rahaim followed the yellow brick road downtown during our Tic-Tac-Oz contest and won a prize at the end of the rainbow. During this summer’s production of “The Wizard of Oz,” the show’s sponsor Murphy [...]

2015 Selections Announced

The 2nd Annual El Dorado Film Festival is very excited to announce this year’s program! The committee hosted an announcement party for the 2015 film selections on the stage Friday, July 31.  Event co-chairs Alexander [...]

“A Steady Rain” • July 30-31 at 7:30pm

A dark duologue filled with sharp storytelling and biting repartee, A Steady Rain explores the complexities of a lifelong bond tainted by domestic affairs, violence, and the rough streets of Chicago. Joey and Denny have [...]

Box Office Open for “The Wizard of OZ”

The box office opens for "The Wizard of OZ" June 24. The show opens July 16, and runs through July 26 (no performance on July 21). Evening and Saturday performances are at 7:30pm, and Sunday [...]

Wizard of OZ Cast Announced

Director Darrin Riley and Assistant Director Delaine Gates have announced the cast for the July production of The Wizard of OZ. Dorothy will be played by Sophia Meyer. Kari Gatewood will play Aunt Em, and [...]

OZ Production Team

Go over the rainbow with the 2015 summer musical production of “The Wizard of Oz.” Darrin Riley, Delaine Gates, Stacy Hawking, and Karen Watkins will lead the production team for the Murphy USA sponsored family [...]

“Twelfth Night” Opens Saturday, February 28

The South Arkansas Arts Center’s box office is open for ticket reservations for their 2015 spring production of William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” The romantic comedy opens on February 28 at 7:30pm. Evening performances continue March [...]

We have a CAST!!

Auditions are complete and here is the cast list. Congratulations!! Again, thank you to everyone for auditioning!! […]

Haley Nix Phillips Director for the Bard’s Return

The South Arkansas Arts Center’s Theatre Committee announces the selection of Haley Nix Phillips to direct William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night,” the first production of our 51st season. The production is sponsored by Teague Auto Group [...]

SAAC to Present “Twelfth Night” This Spring

The South Arkansas Arts Center begins its fifty-first theatrical season with their very first staging of William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.”  The 414 year-old comedy of gender confusion and love will be presented February 27 through [...]

Searching for Photos of SAAC Alumni

We are in search of photos or videos of saac alumni that are no longer with us.  We need your help by sharing pieces of your past, whether photo or video. Please include the name [...]

Encore: 50 Years on Stage at the SAAC

Looking Back Over 50 Years • Take a stroll down memory lane as you enjoy songs and scenes from 50 years of theatrical performances from main stage shows. Many veterans of the SAAC stage are [...]

2015 Theatre Season

As we begin our next 50 years, the theatre committee takes us back to the basics with a season of classics sure to delight all generations. What better way to begin than with the “Bard” [...]

Box Office Open for “9 to 5: The Musical”

"9 to 5: The Musical" opens at SAAC Thursday, July 10. Tickets are $20, and SAAC members receive a $5 discount. Students (including college students of any age) receive a $10 discount. Performance dates are July [...]

Box Office Open for “9 to 5”

The box office is now open for tickets for 9 to 5: The Musical. Show dates are July 10-15 and July 17-20. Performances start at 7:30pm, with the exception of July 13 and July 20, which are [...]

Cast Announced for “9 to 5”

Nikki Calloway: Missy/Ensemble Emily Cole: Doralee Rhodes Kacy Earnest: The Cop/Ensemble Chauna Edney: Margaret/Ensemble Samuel Evans: Bob/ The Doctor/ Ensemble Shelby Gage: Roz Steve Harrell: Franklin Hart, Jr. Alex Jeffery: Joe Lauren Johnson: The Intern/ [...]

Auditions for “9 to 5: the Musical”

Final night for auditions for 9 to 5: the Musical will be held Wednesday, May 21. Registration begins at 5:30pm. Wear comfortable clothing; come prepared to sing 16 bars of a song of your choice and read [...]

Audition Call for “9 To 5”

May 19 & 21 the theatre committee will host auditions for the upcoming summer production of Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5: the Musical. The Tony nominated new musical based on the classic film makes its [...]

Les Miserables Audition Call – February 25 – 26

[one_half last="no"] AUDITION CALL TIMES:Tuesday, Feb 25th & Wednesday, Feb 26th Lobby Open to Begin Registration at 5:30pm Attend Either or Both Nights.Call Backs Friday, Feb. 28 Cast Workshop Saturday, March 1 Production April 24-25 [...]

A 1940’s Radio Christmas Carol

November 29 - December 8, 2013 Sponsored by Simmons First Bank of El Dorado. Book by Walton Jones • music composted and arrainged by David Wohl • lyrics by Faye Greenberg, Time Period - 1940s [...]