The Walton Arts Center Celebrates 25th Anniversary and Announces 2016-17 Season

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The Walton Arts Center is currently undergoing major renovations to enhance experiences for performers and audiences alike. Expansions in the lobby and Starr theater along with new walls of glass windows will give the building a modern upgrade allowing the arts center to draw larger audiences to the area mingling its beautiful space with the arts/entertainment district of Dickson St.

On November 25,2016, the Walton Arts Center will reopen its doors to the public and kick off a brand new season of art and performance. Through the changes, the venue will continue its mission to bring great performing artists and entertainers from around the world to Northwest Arkansas, connecting and engaging people through inspiring arts experiences. 

Tickets and create your own package deals are now on sale by package or single ticket. Patrons who like more flexibility with the shows they choose in a package can select shows they would like to see from any series—including Broadway—and receive the added benefit of securing their tickets before the general public.

Create Your Own subscription benefits include:
  *   Early access to the 2016-17 season before single tickets go on sale to the general public.
  *   Early access to new shows added throughout the year.
  *   Discounts on most shows, including Broadway.
The more you buy, the more you save.**
  *   3 show package – $2 off each ticket
  *   5 show package – $3 off each ticket
  *   7 show package – $5 off each ticket

Order online at or call the Box Office at 479.443.5600. **All shows must be purchased in one transaction. Not all shows are eligible for discount.


Procter & Gamble Broadway Series
· The Book of Mormon Dec. 13-18, 2016
· A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder Jan. 10-15, 2017
· Circus Oz Feb. 15-19, 2017
· Dirty Dancing—The Classic Story On Stage Mar. 8-12, 2017
· The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Apr. 18-23, 2017

Coca-Cola Night Out Series
· Classic Albums Live: Led Zeppelin II Jan. 27, 2017
· Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue Apr. 4, 2017
· Greater Tuna Apr. 30, 2017
· MOMIX Opus Cactus May 7, 2017
· Garrison Keillor May 25, 2017

10x10 Arts Series
· Dover Quartet with Avi Avital Dec. 6, 2016
· La Compagnie Hervé KOUBI Feb. 2, 2017
· Third Coast Percussion Feb. 24, 2017
· BODYTRAFFIC Mar. 2, 2017
· Edward Simon & Afinidad with Imani Winds Mar. 18, 2017
· Janoska Ensemble Mar. 28, 2017
· Sierra Hull Apr. 7, 2017
· NIYAZ Apr. 13, 2017
· Manual Cinema’s Lula del Ray May 4, 2017
· Artosphere Festival Orchestra with Corrado Rovaris May 17, 2017 

Kimberly-Clark Family Fun Series
· Canada's Royal Winnipeg Ballet's The Nutcracker Nov. 25-27, 2016
· The Snowman: A Family Concert presented by Walton Arts Center
   and Symphony of Northwest Arkansas Dec. 4, 2016


· The Hip Hop Nutcracker Dec. 22, 2016
· Still on the Hill: Still A River Feb. 3, 2017
· Think Outside the Drum: An Interactive Family Concert Event
   with Third Coast Percussion Feb. 23, 2017
· Mnozil Brass Apr. 5, 2017

Kids Series
· Lightwire Theater’s A Very Electric Christmas Dec. 23, 2016
· Barnstorm Theatre Company’s The Bockety World
  of Henry & Bucket Feb. 18, 2017
· Wild Kratts—Live! Feb. 26, 2017
· Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia’s Brown Bear, Brown Bear
  and other Treasured Stories by Eric Carle Mar. 5, 2017
· Windmill Theatre’s Grug & The Rainbow Apr. 8, 2017
· Oran Etkin’s Timbalooloo Apr. 27, 2017
· Patch Theatre Company’s The Moon's a Balloon Apr. 28, 2017

Additional Events
· Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man Jan. 26-28, 2017
· VoiceJam Competition Apr. 1, 2017
· Compagnia TPO's Painted Gardens May 6, 2017
· Teater Refleksion’s The Way Back Home May 14, 2017
· Artosphere Festival Orchestra Finale Concert
  with Corrado Rovaris May 20, 2017
· The Man Who Planted Trees presented by Puppet
  State Theatre Company May 20, 2017
· Art of Wine Festival June 8-10, 2017

To learn more about Walton Arts Center, visit 
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