Ann Richards Is a Historical Figure to Be Reckoned With—Learn More About Her During This Play

Two indomitable women. One inspiring, hilarious night. Tony Award-winner Elizabeth Ashley is the legendary Ann Richards in this performance of Ann, a no-holds-barred look at the brassy, blue governor who changed the face of Texas politics—and it’s playing at The Arkansas Repertory Theatre!

Iconic, heroic, and hilarious, Texas Governor Ann Richards had a heart as big as the state from which she hailed, a wit to rival the greats and an enduring passion for fair play. Neither partisan nor political, Ann is pure entertainment – an uplifting tribute to this courageous leader, dedicated mother, loving grandmother, and legendary personality.

Telling the story of a woman who always had the right one-liners loaded and ready to fire, Ann is brought to vivid life in a tour-de-force performance by Ashley (Broadway’s Barefoot in the Park and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof & Netflix’s current hit Russian Doll) and directed by Drama Desk Award-winner Michael Wilson (Gore Vidal’s The Best Man, The Trip to Bountiful). Come sit a spell for this “frank, funny, and warm” story of an impassioned woman who enriched the lives of her followers, friends, and family…with all the charm, charisma, and persuasion that makes a politician good at her jobs.

Ann will play at The Arkansas Repertory Theatre from February 4th to 23rd. The Arkansas Repertory Theatre exists to produce diverse theatrical works of the highest artistic standards. With a focus on dramatic storytelling that illuminates the human journey, The Rep entertains, engages and enriches local and regional audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

Tickets start at $55 and are available for purchase online at

No matter where your interests lie, there is something for everyone at The Canopy Apartments in Little Rock, Arkansas. Take advantage of the area’s finest restaurants, shopping, and more when you reside here. Let this event be the start of your new, indulgent lifestyle.

Event Time/Date:
Tuesday, February 4, 2020—7:00 PM

Event Venue Location:
The Arkansas Repertory Theatre
601 Main Street
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201

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