Rogers Little Theater is now the Arkansas Public Theatre at the Victory, the organization announced on June 30.
The new name reflects the theater’s inclusiveness and strength, according to a press release from APT.
It also gives a nod to the theater’s downtown venue, the historical Victory Theater, built in 1927.
The Victory Theater was remade several times, before it closed in the 1970s. It was once a vaudeville theater, then a community gathering place, and then a movie theater, according to the APT website.
APT purchased the theater in 2008, with help from donors that include the Walmart Foundation.
The all-volunteer, community theater has earned a reputation for its quality productions, gaining recognition as a local favorite in several local publications.
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