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A ride on a Carousel is just the ticket right now

Washington Post
Peter Marks

Director Molly Smith, in the most assured work of her decade and a half at Arena, delivers a physically, musically and rhetorically impressive production…And with its exquisite songbook – “If I Loved You,” “Mister Snow,” “A Real Nice Clambake” and “You’ll Never Walk Alone” among the glories – the musical is one heart-melting moment after another… Read more

Live performance from Carousel
by Kate Rockwell

Moby Dick splashes into Arena Stage

Washington Post
Nelson Pressley

This dashing adaptation is by director David Catlin of Chicago’s Lookingglass Theatre Company, and the circus skills supplied by the Second City’s Actors Gymnasium have made this show enough of a hit that it’s now on a circuit… Read more

Moby Dick — Now Playing

Bebe Neuwirth Headlines Benefit at Arena Stage

Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Director Edgar Dobie are pleased to announce that two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth will headline the theater’s 2017 exclusive benefit on Monday, May 1, 2017 at the Mead Center for American Theater… Read more

An Evening with Bebe Neuwirth
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Washington in line for shipment of political theater

Washington Post
Peter Marks

In its guise as a company town, Washington is the nation’s hub for lawmaking, rulemaking and policymaking. Now, Arena Stage is mounting a major effort to make plays about all those things that Washington has been making… Read more

For additional details on Arena’s Power Plays initiative, click here.

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