Arena Civil Dialogues Series Continues

Arena Stage will continue to host Arena Civil Dialogues to engage the DC community. Scholar, professor, and peacebuilder Amitai Etzioni will moderate this series of discussions, which focuses on topics and questions in today’s headlines. WANT TO GO Aug. 12: The robots are coming Will robots continue to take more of our jobs? Will they out smart […]

Capital Fringe Comes to Southwest

Capital Fringe Festival will come to the Southwest Waterfront for the first time in its 13-year history. Churches, Arena Stage, and Blind Whino will host all 90+ productions. All five venues containing 11 stages are easily accessible from public transportation and are within a five-minute walk of each other. The Capital Fringe Festival is a program […]

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 […]