Aquila Theatre Offers Fresh Take on Austen’s Classic Pride & Prejudice

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, Oct. 17, 2022 – It is a truth universally acknowledged that every theatre must be in want of a classic English play; Walton Arts Center will want no more when Aquila Theatre’s Pride & Prejudice takes the stage at 7 pm on Thursday, Oct. 27.  

Aquila Theatre breathes new life into the beloved 18th century English novel, with a world-class diverse cast and innovative adaptations. Six actors will fill more than 15 roles as they explore the trials and tribulations of romance and the absurdities of the English class system. The Bennet sisters have delighted audiences for decades, and Aquila Theatre’s performance is sure to be a new favorite adaptation.  

Aquila Theatre is one of the foremost producers of classical theater in the United States. Along with their annual national tour, they are known for their extensive educational offerings and work to diversify and expand access to art. Multiple offers have been extended to Aquila Theatre to perform at the White House, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Capitol and the National Council on the Arts.  

Presented as part of the 10x10 Arts Series, tickets for this show are only $10, and they are selling quickly. Purchase tickets in-person at the Walton Arts Center Box Office weekdays 10 am until 2 pm, by calling 479.443.5600 weekdays 10 am until 5 pm or by visiting  

Support for Walton Arts Center is provided, in part, by the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Walton Arts Center is Arkansas’ largest and busiest performing arts presenter. Each year more than 215,000 people from Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma and beyond attend more than 300 public events at Walton Arts Center, including performances, rehearsals, community gatherings, receptions, weddings and more. Approximately 35,000 students and teachers participate annually in arts learning programs at Walton Arts Center, and almost 250 volunteers donate 28,000 hours of time each year to its operations. Walton Arts Center presents entertainers and artists from around the world including Broadway musicals, renowned dance companies, international artists, up-and-coming jazz musicians and more. As a non-profit organization, Walton Arts Center enjoys the generous support of public sector funding, corporate sponsorship and private donors, allowing audience members to enjoy world-class performances at a great price. To learn more about Walton Arts Center, visit