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Local couple wins dream wedding


Wednesday morning, one local couple won an $80,000 wedding at the Mead Center for American Theater from Arena Stage. More than 100 couples entered a contest to win the wedding. You voted for your favorite couple in our poll and by tweeting @wusa9 with your favorite couple's hashtag.… Learn more

Quinton Huguley and Kaisha Sutton
with Molly Smith

In The Shoplifters, a stack of cardboard boxes is a lot more complex than it seems

The Washington Post
Ann Greer

Contrary to onstage appearances, the Arena Stage scene shop staff didn't raid area supermarkets for over 800 boxes with Bounty, Utz potato chips, Heinz vinegar and other product logos to create the set for The Shoplifters. It wasn't nearly that simple.

The play, featuring a pair of part-time grocery thieves and their would-be apprehenders, takes place in a back room piled to the ceiling with boxes; there's nothing else but an industrial table with a few chairs, and a door.… Read more

The set of The Shoplifters
courtesy of Ken MacDonald

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