Arkansas Repertory Theatre Brian Chilson

UPDATE: Venue change:

Due to forecasted weather between Thursday and Sunday, the event scheduled for 5 P.M. at Murray Park will now be performed at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre at 2 P.M. and again at 6 P.M. This concert staging of the classic musical will be performed live at The Rep on Sunday, October 3, 2021. To ensure the public can enjoy The Fantasticks in Concert, The Rep will be offering two performances in the theatre at 2 P.M. and 6 P.M.

To conclude its 2021 “Rep Outdoors” series and usher in an official return to the theater next season, The Rep offers a one-night-only free outdoor performance of Tom Jones/Harvey Schmidt’s musical “The Fantasticks” at Murray Park at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3. The outdoor season, with inventive show settings at the Little Rock Zoo and War Memorial Park, marked the theatre’s return to live shows after 15 months of no in-person activity due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A little taste of the music that’s made the musical such a lion:


Organizers recommend that all attendees for Sunday night’s show register in advance online at to receive any last-minute updates.