'Gridiron Gridlock' premieres at The Rep

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- A show like no other is taking the stage at the Arkansas Repertory Theater this month. The stars are lawyers and other legal professionals.

Judge Mary McGowan and Craig Wilson shared more on "Gridiron Gridlock" on "THV 11 This Morning".

Seventy-five local attorneys and legal professionals taking The Rep stage voluntarily with their production of Gridiron Gridlock. There has been a four-year hiatus for this biannual musical production spoofing Arkansas people and politics.

Money raised from ticket sales benefit The Rep and the Pulaski County Bar Foundation.

Gridiron traces origin back to 1916 where theatrically inclined lawyers banded together to write and perform a vaudevillian-style dinner show. The show is close to celebrating its 100th anniversary. Some believe it's the longest-running production of its kind in the nation

The show premieres Wednesday, August 13, 8 p.m. which includes complimentary light bites and beer and wine. Other show times include:

  • Thursday, August 14, 8 p.m.
  • Friday, August 15, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 16, 8 p.m.

Ticket prices are:

  • Wednesday Premiere Night - $65 for "A" seating; $60 for "B" seating
  • Additional Performances - $35 for "A" seating; $30 for "B" seating
  • To purchase tickets, call The Rep's Box Office at (501) 378-0405 or visit www.therep.org.


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