Little Rock’s newest live performance venue, The Studio Theatre and The Lobby Bar, will celebrate its grand opening this Thursday, July 31. The celebration begins at 2pm with a ribbon cutting hosted by the Little Rock Chamber of Commerce. A reception follows along with theatre tours and live musical performances in The Lobby Bar until 1am.
Located in downtown Little Rock, this is a 99 seat venue. “There are other live performance spaces within walking distance of The Studio Theatre,” says President of the Board and Musical Director, Bob Bidewell. “Lovers of the performing arts now have another first class performance space to consider when making their plans.”
In August, The Studio Theatre and Lobby Bar have a schedule of productions:
Monday’s at 8pm- Open Mic Night (Lobby Bar-FREE Admission)
August 7- Songwriters Rena Wren & Rodger King (Lobby Bar- FREE Admission)
August 15 & 16- Broadway Concert (Studio Theatre- Ticket Price: $12)
August 29- Rodney Block (Studio Theatre- Ticket Prices: $10-$25)
August 30- Arkansas’ Masters of Illusion (Studio Theatre- Ticket Prices to be announced)
Additionally, Community Theatre of Little Rock recently moved to The Studio Theatre and just wrapped up sold out performances of Rent. CTLR’s next performance is a series of One Acts and runs August 22-24. Visit www.ctlr-act.org for details.
In September, Little Shop of Horrors takes the stage with 10 performances beginning September 11.
Built in 1921, The Studio Theatre and The Lobby Bar are located in the former Balfour Printing building in downtown Little Rock. For more information, call 501-940-4646 or visit thestudiotheatre.org and on Facebook .