Press Releases

2019/20 Season

May
28
2020
Two World Premiere Films Headline Arena Stage’s Spring/Summer Season
May
22
2020
Arena Stage Announces Its Virtual Spring/Summer Season, Looking Forward
May
18
2020
Camp Arena Stage Moves Online
Mar
6
2020
Arena Stage announces dialogue starters for Arena Civil Dialogue covering campaign finance and contributions
Feb
18
2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces company's 2020/21 Season
Feb
13
2020
Arena Stage to honor Congressman Ben Ray Luján with the American Voice Award
Jan
30
2020
Arena Stage hosts One-Night-Only Gala to honor women's rights advocate Melanne Verveer with Tony and Grammy award-winning performer Heather Headley as headliner
Jan
28
2020
Arena Stage announces dialogue starters for Arena Civil Dialogues exploring whether less is more
Jan
22
2020
Cornelius Smith Jr. to preform as Frederick Douglass in American Prophet: Frederick Douglass in His Own Words at Arena Stage
Jan
7
2020
Arena Stage announces additional playwrights to join ambitious Power Plays Initiative, commissioning and developing 25 new plays over 10 years
Dec
27
2019
Arena Stage announces dialogue starters for January 27
Dec
12
2019
Arena Stage announces full cast and creative team for 'Mother Road'
Dec
10
2019
Charles Randolph-Wright and Marcus Hummon to debut world-premiere musical 'American Prophet,' based on the life of Frederick Douglass
Dec
4
2019
Arena Stage announces cast and creative team for 'A Thousand Splendid Suns'
Nov
20
2019
Arena Stage to host third annual Camp Arena Stage Open House
Nov
13
2019
Disney's 'Newsies' directed by Molly Smith extends by one week due to popular demand
OCT
31
2019
Arena Stage hosts one-night-only Gala with Tony and Grammy-Award winning performer Heather Headley
Oct
29
2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater to host Ninth Annual Military Thanksgiving
OCT
24
2019
Arena Stage announces dialogue starters for November 18 Arena Civil Dialogues
OCT
10
2019
Arena Stage to honor Tony award-winning actress and choreographer Baayork Lee at Opening Night celebration for Disney's 'Newsies'
OCT
8
2019
Arena Stage announces world premiere of Ken Ludwig's 'Dear Jack, Dear Louise'
SEP
30
2019
August Wilson's 'Jitney' extends by one week due to popular demand now through October 27, 2019
SEP
25
2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater to host pre-show discussion panel on privacy law
SEP
18
2019
Arena Stage announces dialogue starters for October 2 and 21
SEP
12
2019
Arena Stage to honor Nataki Garrett with the Inaugural Andrew R. Ammerman Directing Award
SEP
4
2019
Arena Stage announces casting for Disney's 'Newsies' directed by Molly Smith at the Mead Center for American Theater
AUG
26
2019
Arena Stage announces world premiere of Sharyn Rothstein's 'Right to be Forgotten'
AUG
14
2019
Arena Stage announces dialogue starters for Arena Civil Dialogue on China's relationship with the United States
AUG
8
2019
Arena Stage kicks off 2019/20 Season with free 70th Anniversary Season Community Day & Props Sale open to the public and fun for the entire family
JUL
29
2019
Arena Stage announces partial casting for August Wilson's 'Jitney'
JUL
25
2019
Arena Stage announces programming for the August Wilson Festival kicking off the 2019/20 season
JUL
19
2019
Arena Stage and American University to pilot artistic director intensive program
JUL
18
2019
Casting and Creative updates announced for Disney's Newsies, August Wilson's Seven Guitars and more as part of Arena Stage's 2019/20 Season
JUN
20
2019
Arena Stage to host 11-hour marathon reading of the Mueller Report, Volume II.
APR
15
2019
Arena Stage announces cast and creative team for Holland Taylor's Ann featuring two-time Tony nominee Jayne Atkinson
MAR
5
2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces company's historic 70th Season

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