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Nestled along the waterfront in the historic Southwest neighborhood of Washington, D.C., the Mead Center for American Theater offers a unique blend of breathtaking views, stunning architecture, theatrical history, and world-class hospitality.

Enclosed by a towering 56’ glass wall, the Mead Center is home to the fully-restored and historic Fichandler Stage and Kreeger Theater, the brand-new Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle, and nearly 15,000 square feet of meeting and event space.

From intimate pre-theater dinners and spectacular galas, to innovative board meetings and unique corporate events, the Mead Center is perfect for… everyone. We invite you to make the Mead Center for American Theater your first-choice Washington, D.C. event destination location.

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Kathleen Kelley, Director of Events and Rentals
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“We are very grateful for everything the Arena Stage team did to help make our event a big success. Our guests had a great time, cooed about the space, and were wowed by the show. Not that we'd forgotten, but thanks for reminding us what a very special place Arena is.” – Private Individual

“Thank you and your team for making the Bammy Awards an extraordinary event. Your people are absolutely amazing! The way they picked up the ball and ran the plays was just amazing and everyone was so accommodating, friendly and clearly committed to putting on a great event. It was a privilege to work side by side with this group of professionals. You guys are my dream team!”– Errol Smith, Academy of Education Arts and Sciences, Bammy Awards

“Everything was amazing on Saturday. Our guests were wow-ed (is there another reaction for that space?) and we had a wonderful time. Thanks so much for your help to put it together.”– Groom

“Thanks to the awesome team at Arena Stage, we were able to pull off a historic celebration for the University and showcase the true beauty of your venue. We will be talking about this event for years to come and will remember you and your great team. Thank you, thank you, thank you!”– Elizabeth Jackson, Duke University Alumni Association