Plan Your Visit
A cultural destination in Southwest Washington, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater is a national center for the production, presentation, development and study of American theater.
Transportation and Parking
Parking at Arena Stage is easy with our onsite parking garage! See details in your cart.
Richard’s Place is a friendly and casual self-service café located right inside the Mead Center. Reserve your pre-show meal or grab a quick snack before the performance.
Enjoy delicious fare from neighboring restaurants in Southwest including the Wharf.
For patrons traveling from outside the D.C. area, or for locals who just want a special night away from home, Arena Stage is pleased to recommend these preferred hotel partners.
Since its early days, Arena Stage has played a pioneering role in providing access for people with disabilities to its productions. With the grand opening of the Mead Center for American Theater, Arena Stage is dedicated more than ever to providing access for all patrons.