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Washington Post

Molly Smith announces an exit after 25 years leading Arena Stage

DC Theater Arts

Arena Stage announces 2022/23 season, Molly Smith’s 25th as artistic director

Broadway World

World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET & More Announced for Arena Stage 2022-2023 Season

Playbill

Ride the CycloneAngels in America In the Round, More Part of D.C.'s Arena Stage 2022-2023 Season

Broadway World

Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards Announce Second Round of 2021-22 Recipients

The Georgetowner

D.C.’s Women Cultural Leaders Speak Out

Hill Rag

Taking Risks is Part of Camp Experience

Voice of America

From Alaska to Washington DC – Theatre Director Molly Smith Has Seen it All

WPFW

Associate Artistic Director Teresa Sapien speaks with WPFW about Arena's 2021/22 Season.

AboutFACE Ireland

Watch the video interview: 5 Questions with Artistic Director Molly Smith

Broadway World

Shonali Burke named Chief Marketing Officer of Arena Stage

Broadway World

Teresa Sapien named Associate Artistic Director of Arena Stage

Broadway World

May Adrales honored with Andrew R. Ammerman Directing Award

WPFW

Arena Stage roars back: Molly Smith on resuming live performances

The Washington Post

13 D.C. area theaters will require audiences to prove they're vaccinated 

DC Metro Theater Arts

Hear how youth feel about the pandemic in Waiting Room from Arena Stage

DC Metro Theater Arts

Hear voices of Generation COVID-19 in Waiting Room from Arena

The Fairfax Times

Fairfax students shine in Arena's Waiting Room 

WTOP

Arena Stage announces robust lineup for September reopening 

Hill Rag

Local theaters rebound: reckoning and reinvention in a pandemic

MD Theatre Guide

Arena Stage remembers Martha Knight Clements, stage manager extraordinaire

Broadway World

Arena Stage premieres Waiting Room: A New Film by Voices of Now Ensembles

Broadway World

Arena Stage announces three-year partnership with Step Afrika! 

In The News

The Zebra

"American Prophet is Must-See Tribute To Great Orator"

Washington Post

In beguiling ‘American Prophet,’ Frederick Douglass lets freedom sing

Maryland Theater Guide

“If you only see one show this summer, make it American Prophet.”

Washington Informer

Arena’s ‘American Prophet’: Majestic, Mesmerizing – A Tour de Force

The Guardian

Frederick Douglass gets the Hamilton treatment with new musical

Broadway World

“A play that refuses to hold back”

DC Theater Arts

Unforgettably powerful ‘American Prophet’ is on fire at Arena

The Broadway Blog

Three Shows to Catch in Washington, DC this Summer

Broadway World

First Look at American Prophet: Frederick Douglass in His Own words at Arena Stage

TheaterMania

Cornelius Smith Jr. on Spending Five Days at Memorial and Becoming an American Prophet

Playbill

World Premiere of American Prophet: Frederick Douglass in His Own Words Opens July 28

NBC4 Washington

Frederick Douglass Musical ‘American Prophet' Premieres at DC's Arena Stage

Washington Post

Thanks to a new musical, Frederick Douglass dances into pop culture

WTOP

Arena Stage premieres musical based on Frederick Douglass’ life

Broadway World

Photos & Video: See Cornelius Smith Jr. & More in Rehearsals for the World Premiere of American Prophet at Arena Stage

Washington Post

The best things to do in the D.C. area the week of July 14-20

NBC The Weekend Scene

Things to Do in DC, From Family-Friendly to Offbeat

District Fray

Arena Stage Presents “American Prophet”

Playbill

Kristolyn Lloyd, Cornelius Smith Jr., More to Star in World Premiere of American Prophet: Frederick Douglass in His Own Words

WJLA

Cornelius Smith Jr. and Kristolyn Lloyd ready for world premiere of 'American Prophet'

Washington Blade

Summer Theater for all Ages

WTOP

July Entertainment Guide 2022

FOX 5 DC

'American Prophet' stars talk Frederick Douglass, premiering at Arena Stage

Drumfolk News

WAMU

Get Out There: Juneteenth Events Around D.C.

DCist

Here’s Where (And How) To Celebrate Juneteenth Around D.C. This Year

NBC4

The Weekend Scene: Drumfolk at Arena Stage 

Visit Washington

Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth in Washington, DC

NBC4: THE SCENE

Step Afrika!, Arena Stage Collaborate on Drumfolk

Broadway World

Drumfolk, the latest polyrhythmic percussive dance production by Step Afrika! is unquestionably great art.

Broadway World

First Look Photos: Drumfolk at Arena Stage

Maryland Theatre Guide

"a triumph, plain and simple."

DC Theater Arts

Step Afrika!’s fiery ‘Drumfolk’ dances to the beat of not-so-distant history

DCist

Catch These Can't-Miss Theater Performances Around D.C. This Month

Broadway World

June Theater Top 10

District Fray

How Step Afrika! Keeps It Moving

WTOP

Step Afrika! brings ‘Drumfolk’ to Arena Stage, chronicling a little-known event in African American history

Matter of Fact TV

How a Ban on Drums Inspired Hundreds of Years of Music

The Washington Post

The best things to do in the D.C. area: Drumfolk at Arena Stage

Voices of the Chesapeake Bay

Step Afrika! Founder C. Brian Williams interviews with WRNR's Voices of the Chesapeake Bay program

FOX5

Step Afrika! previews DC area show

Broadway World

Get Out There: Juneteenth Events Around D.C.

DC Metro Theater Arts

Step Afrika!’s exuberant ‘Drumfolk’ makes DC debut

The Washington Post

Step Afrika’s Drumfolk brings the 1739 Stono Rebellion to life through the power of stepping

OnStage Blog

New York Review: New 42nd Street Presents at New Victory Theater Step Afrika!’s Drumfolk

Washington Post

"A collaboration that underlines Arena’s commendable engagement with the art makers of the capital city"

Broadway World

Arena Stage announces three-year partnership with Step Afrika!