2017 Program

With White House mini-scandals arriving on a daily basis, Gridiron writers often had to look away from the national dumpster fire to find funny ideas from what seem relatively sane politics and cultural shifts of the state and regional level. Act 1 “Translating Trump’s Tweets” ♫ It takes a village of reporters Journalists at the … More 2017 Program

2017 Cast and Crew

Emcee – Rogers Mayor Greg Hines Writers – Charlie Alison, Brenda Blagg, David Conrads, Vivian Cummings, Dave Edmark, Debbie Miller, Ray Minor, Flip Putthoff, Katherine Shurlds, Erin Spandorf, Rusty Turner, Steve Voorhies and Sarah Warnock Production Directors – Sarah Warnock, Erin Spandorf and Britt Graves Musical Director – Emily Kaitz Stage Director – Rusty Turner Scripts … More 2017 Cast and Crew

2017 Cast

The cast and the crew of the 2017 NWA Gridiron are journalists who work at regional publications, broadcast outlets and public relations agencies as well as faculty and students from the Walter J. Lemke Department of Journalism at the University of Arkansas. Go here for a full list of cast, crew and volunteers.

Steve Voorhies

Steve Voorhies has appeared in Northwest Arkansas Gridirons since the show was created in 1978. He reprises the role of Dr. Red Neck each year to provide timely medical observations, advice and dissent. More recently, he also has taken on the recurring role of the loquacious Elmer Stufflebeam. He doesn’t miss a chance to sing … More Steve Voorhies

Casting Call

The Northwest Arkansas Gridiron Show will hold casting calls for professional journalists, journalism students, communication professionals, and teachers and professors of journalism who are interested in helping raise money used for scholarships and defending the Freedom of Information Act. The casting calls will be at: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, at the Arkansas Union Theatre … More Casting Call

Past Seasons

The Northwest Arkansas Gridiron began in 1978. It continued for 13 years before going into hiatus for 14 years and was revived in 2004. Follow the links below for material from any of the seasons. 2017 Season — Fake Laughs Program – Photos – Video – Cast 2016 Season — Make Gridiron Grate Again Program … More Past Seasons