Move over, Hamilton! Arena Stage is releasing the second installment of its Arena Riffs, and this one’s a pandemic-era hip-hop musical.
If you and your special someone are going to support any of DC’s scrumptious restaurants to celebrate Cupid’s Day, make your reservations now. There are too many incredible dining options to mention, and seats for Valentine’s Day specials are more limited than ever, so you… Read More
This cinematic celebration of military service tells the funny, strange, heroic, and heartbreaking stories of men and women who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, based on the playwright’s interviews with veterans of those wars and their families.
When Arena Stage stages Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak On It! later this month, it’ll be free, outdoors, and featuring two-time Helen Hayes award-winner E. Faye Butler in the lead role.
Arena Stage is set to open its online Spring/Summer Season, Looking Forward in June with two world premiere films. Both films will premiere through the venue’s new Supper Club. Premiering June 12, May 22, 2020, a filmed docudrama, directed by Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly… Read More
Next season at Arena Stage, more than half of the playwrights and directors will be represented by women and people of color; two exciting collaborations will take place with Denver Center Theatre Company and Hartford Stage; and there will be stories of politics and power… Read More
If you’ve ever read The Grapes of Wrath you’re familiar with the Joad family. Some of the fictional family migrated from Oklahoma to California for new opportunities during and after the Dust Bowl. But if you read the book, you’ll remember that Cali wasn’t the oasis… Read More
Right now at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater it’s the summer of 1899, and the newsboys of New York City are about to take on two of the most powerful men in the country — Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst — and win.… Read More
Who among us hasn’t wanted to erase something silly, stupid, or even scandalous that they did in the past? What about those things that have been written about you online that are harmful, but perhaps not even accurate or taken out of context? If only… Read More
Jitney, by powerhouse playwright August Wilson, is the kind of play you should go see cold. Seriously, stop reading this review now, and go buy tickets to Arena’s Stage’s human, heartbreaking and hilarious portal into the authenticity of quotidian black life. Wilson’s magnificent script pulls… Read More