The Lantern Theatre and Conway Community Arts will present "Mrs. Mannerly," by Jeffrey Hatcher on July 18, 19, 25, 26 at 7:30 p.m. and July 20 and 27 at 2:30 p.m. at the Lantern Theatre, 1021 Van Ronkle in downtown Conway.

Mrs. Mannerly is a demanding teacher in etiquette and no one has ever achieved a perfect score in all her 36 years of instruction. But along comes Jeffery, determined to be the first. The play is a smart, hilarious, and absolutely charming comedy.

The cast includes Jeannie Denniston in the title role with Trent Reese as Jeffrey. Other cast members are Jordan Goodeye, Chris Harris, Charlotte Grant, Rachel Loveless and Pammi Fabert. The play is under the direction of Ashley Carnahan with stage management by Carla Grant.

Because of the teacher/student theme, the Lantern will be accepting donations of backpacks and school supplies for distribution to Conway students in need. Simply bring a donation to the theatre when attending the performance.

Tickets are $12 each. Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made by emailing

Information is also available online at or by calling 501-607-0474.