TheatreSquared’s locally produced and nationally acclaimed productions reach more than 65,000 patrons each year. The company is Northwest Arkansas’ year-round professional resident theatre, offering a unique audience experience in an intimate setting. TheatreSquared employs trained artists from across the country to create over 300 annual performances and is contracted with the Actors' Equity Association. The theatre is also Arkansas’ home for professional playwrights, developing scripts through the Arkansas New Play Festival and producing new works and world premieres each year. In 2011, TheatreSquared was recognized by the American Theatre Wing, founder of the Tony Awards, as one of the nation’s ten most promising emerging theatres.