‘Birdhouse’ cirque lands at Reynolds

Happenings in Arkansas leisure, occasions and the humanities:

FUN: ‘Birdhouse’ Cirque

Cirque Mechanics”https://r.search.yahoo.com/_ylt=AwrXgSN5J5FhihYAALzQtDMD;_ylu=Y29sbwNncTEEcG9zAzIEdnRpZAMEc2VjA3Ny/RV=2/RE=1636931577/RO=10/RU=httpspercent3Apercent2Fpercent2Fwww.arkansasonline.compercent2Fnewspercent2F2021percent2Fnovpercent2F14percent2Fbirdhouse-cirque-lands-at-reynoldspercent2F/RK=2/”Birdhouse Manufacturing facility,” impressed partially by the trade murals of Diego Rivera, the cartoons of Rube Goldberg and Charlie Chaplin’s movie “Trendy Instances,” is onstage at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Reynolds Efficiency Corridor, College of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway.

The present focuses on a chook unintentionally injured by the primary steam boiler in a “widgets” manufacturing unit circa 1935, the place the employees (acrobats, contortionists, unicyclists, trapeze artists, and so forth.) subsequently are impressed to make use of their our bodies and machines to construct birdhouses in a joyful and soulful, although admittedly much less environment friendly, method.

Tickets are $30-$40, $10 for kids and college students, with reductions for senior residents and UCA college students, college, workers and alumni. Name (501) 450-3265 or (866) 810-0012 or go to uca.edu/Reynolds.

THEATER: Farewell to ‘Hire’

Jonathan Larson’s musical “Hire” marks its twenty fifth anniversary and bids audiences throughout the nation farewell with the “Hire twenty fifth Anniversary Farewell Season of Love Tour,” onstage 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Robinson Heart Efficiency Corridor, 426 W. Markham St., Little Rock. Tickets are $29-$74. Name (501) 244-8800 or go to Ticketmaster.com.

The Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning present, loosely based mostly on Giacomo Puccini’s opera “La Boheme,” focuses on a yr within the lives of artists and pals struggling to observe their desires with out promoting out. It premiered off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop on Feb. 13, 1996, and transferred to Broadway on April 29, 1996.

TheatreSquared trio

TheatreSquared, 477 W. Spring St., Fayetteville, is providing three exhibits to shut out the yr:

◼️ “Marie and Rosetta” by George Brant, opening Wednesday, operating 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 and seven:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday (no efficiency on Thanksgiving Day; further efficiency 7 p.m. Nov. 28). Following a summer time run on the Arkansas Repertory Theatre in Little Rock, Miche Braden performs gospel-rock legend Sister Rosetta Tharpe with Johnique Mitchell as her protege, Marie Knight, directed by Steve Broadnax III. Streaming digitally Nov. 30-Dec. 12.

◼️ “A Christmas Carol,” tailored by TheatreSquared’s Amy Herzberg and Robert Ford from the novel by Charles Dickens, 7 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 and seven p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3-26 on the Fayetteville Public Library Occasion Heart, 401 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville. Further performances: 2 and seven p.m. Dec. 23, 2 p.m. Dec. 24; no efficiency Dec. 25; streaming Dec. 14-26.

◼️ “The Coronary heart of Christmas: Songs and Tales of the Season,” written and carried out by Rob Sutton, an Arkansas native, a graduate of the College of Arkansas and a TheatreSquared alumnus, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 6 and eight p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11-26 (no efficiency Christmas Day).

Tickets for every present are $18-58. Name (479) 777-7477 or go to theatre2.org.

MUSIC: Cheek to Cheek to …

The sister-brother duo of pianists Julie and John Cheek and pianist Johan Botes will carry out at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 4106 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock.

The Cheek siblings will play the “Suite No. 2” for 2 pianos in c minor by Sergei Rachmaninoff. John Cheek will play “Dances of Marosszek” by Zoltan Kodaly and one in every of his personal compositions. Julie Cheek will play “Widmung” (“Dedication”) by Robert Schumann, organized by Franz Liszt, and Botes will play the “Schatz” (“Treasure”) Waltz by Johann Strauss Jr., organized by Ernst von Dohnanyi.

The live performance is a part of the church’s Competition of the Senses. Admission is free. Attendees are requested to put on masks and observe social distancing. Name (501) 753-3578, e mail [email protected] or go to stlukeepiscopal.org.

OBU Jazz Band

Ouachita Baptist College’s Jazz Band will carry out at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Jones Performing Arts Heart at OBU, 410 Ouachita St., Arkadelphia.

This system contains “Garaje Gato” by Gordon Goodwin, “Pharaoh’s Funk” by Erik Sherburne and preparations of “Artistry in Rhythm” by Stan Kenton, “Besame Mucho” by Consuelo Velazquez, “Theme from ‘The Summer time of ’42″https://r.search.yahoo.com/_ylt=AwrXgSN5J5FhihYAALzQtDMD;_ylu=Y29sbwNncTEEcG9zAzIEdnRpZAMEc2VjA3Ny/RV=2/RE=1636931577/RO=10/RU=httpspercent3Apercent2Fpercent2Fwww.arkansasonline.compercent2Fnewspercent2F2021percent2Fnovpercent2F14percent2Fbirdhouse-cirque-lands-at-reynoldspercent2F/RK=2/” by Michel Legrand, “Spain” by Chick Corea, “Opus De Funk” by Horace Silver, “The Days of Wine and Roses” by Henry Mancini, “You have Received a Pal in Me” by Randy Newman and “Africa” by David Paich and Jeff Porcaro. Jim Lloyd conducts.

Admission is free; masks are required contained in the auditorium. The live performance additionally can be livestreamed at obu.edu/band. Name (870) 245-4197 or e mail [email protected]

FILM: D-Day documentary

The MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Navy Historical past, 503 E. Ninth St., in Little Rock’s MacArthur Park, will display screen the documentary “D-Day 360” as a part of its “Motion pictures at MacArthur” collection, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The documentary, produced for the seventieth anniversary of D-Day, focuses on the invasion of Omaha Seaside by the American forces below Gen. Omar Bradley, utilizing uncooked knowledge gathered by forensic laser scanning, 3D laptop modeling and eyewitness accounts. Admission is free. Name (501) 376-4602 or e mail [email protected]

TICKETS: Salonga @ Pulaski Tech

Tickets — $20-$65 — are on sale for a efficiency by actress and singer Lea Salonga, who gained a Tony Award for her main function in “Miss Saigon” on Broadway, 7:30 p.m. April 25 on the Heart for Humanities and Arts Theater on the College of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical Faculty, 3000 W. Scenic Drive, North Little Rock. Go to uaptc.edu/charts.

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