Because of Winn Dixie, The Musical

Dates & Times

Fri, Dec 6, 2013 thru Sun, Jan 5, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:30 AM




Arkansas Repertory Theatre
601 Main Street
Little Rock, AR 72203


Because of Winn Dixie December 04, 2013 - December 29, 2013 Book and Lyrics by Nell Benjamin Music by Duncan Sheik Animal Direction by Bill Berloni Directed by John Tartaglia Animals provided by William Berloni Theatrical Animals, Inc From the lyricist of Legally Blonde and the composer of Spring Awakening comes a new musical based on the award-winning novel by Kate DiCamillo This musical brings a Tony Award-winning creative team to Little Rock this holiday season. Because of Winn Dixie, The Musical is based on the heartwarming and familiar award-winning novel by Kate DiCamillo about a young girl and a dog she finds at a Winn Dixie supermarket. This unique production will include music by Duncan Sheik (Tony and Grammy Award Winner for Spring Awakening), lyrics and book by Nell Benjamin (Tony Nominee for Legally Blonde), direction by John Tartaglia (Tony Nominee for Avenue Q) and animal direction by Bill Berloni (a 2011 Tony Honor recipient).

A HEARTWARMING CLASSIC FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY Taran and Cally, both Irish Wolfhounds, have been cast in the title role of “Winn-Dixie,” trained by Broadway’s foremost animal trainer, Bill Berloni. Additional Info PERFORMANCES & SPECIAL EVENTS OPENING NIGHT Friday, December 6 | 8 p.m. Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main Street, Little Rock Opening Night for Because of Winn Dixie will include a post-show reception with the cast immediately following the show. Complimentary champagne and light hors d'oeuvres will be provided. SIGN INTERPRETATION The performance of Because of Winn Dixie on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. will be sign interpreted for the hearing impaired. PERFORMANCE RUN Because of Winn Dixie will run for four weeks with performances from December 6- December 29, 2013, Wednesday through Sunday. SHOW TIMES All evening performances 7 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. Sunday Matinee performances 2 p.m. Tickets Call The Rep Box Office (501) 378-0405. Kids tickets are ½ price.