Arena is excited to present a newly commissioned filmed musical series, Arena Riffs.

The three-part commissioned musical series features three different composer and lyricist teams with musical selections infused with sounds of folk, indie and hip-hop. 

Themes in the musical series include the grief and void created by the pandemic, the nationwide reckoning on racial injustice, finding joy in difficult times and the exploration of one’s relationship to the country. 

The self-produced, self-contained finished pieces presented by Arena Stage.  will premiere on March 17, March 31 and April 14. Each original musical will be 20 – 30 minutes long and will be available to stream on Arena’s website. 

Arena Riffs is free and open to the public to watch, but reservations are encouraged. 

 

 

 

Composers

ABIGAIL AND SHAUN BENGSON

Composer

PSALMEYENE 24

Composer

RONA SIDDIQUI

Composer

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Arena Riffs cast composed by Psalmeyene 24