Arena Stage Launches Arena Forum: Civil Dialogues Series

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will host three community conversations as part of the launch of Arena Forum: Civil Dialogues this spring. The conversations seek to provide an opportunity for members of the Washington, DC, community to engage in civil discourse about social and political issues, and will demonstrate—with the goal—that […]

Arena Stage to Utilize the Sun to Power the Stars with Rooftop Solar Installation

Photo caption: Workers install new solar panels atop Arena Stage. Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announced on Feb. 13 that it has commenced construction of a photovoltaic solar system on the theater’s roof. The 452-kilowatt (kW) project is consistent with the organization’s long-stated commitment to give back to the local community. The […]

Interview with Craig Wallace of The Great Society

The Great Society, the second half of Robert Schenkkan’s two-part epic about Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency, recounts his second term and his relationship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The play debuts at Arena Stage on Feb. 8 and will run through March 11. Acclaimed actor Craig Wallace is one of the 17 cast members […]

Anita Maynard-Losh on Camp Arena Stage

Photos courtesy of Lauren Alexander. Anita Maynard-Losh is Arena Stage’s director of community engagement and co-director of Camp Arena Stage. She is also one of our neighbors in Southwest. Anita has taught in college theater departments and directed plays at Arena, as well as conceived and directed an Alaska Native–inspired production of Macbeth, and collaborated […]