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Molly's Salon

A weekly Salon featuring artists and leaders of Arena Stage.

These half-hour-long weekly conversations will include some of our best thinkers and creative firebrands. Molly will sit down with a variety of artists and leaders to discuss new ideas they are excited about and glimmers of hope for the future.

April 22
Ken Ludwig, Tony Award-winning playwright (Arena's Dear Jack, Dear Louise)
Jeanne Sakata, actress and playwright (Arena's Hold These Truths)
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April 29
Sherri Edelen, actor (Arena's Dave), teacher, and featured artist on the Artists Marketplace
Carl Cofield, director, actor and Associate Artistic Director of the Classical Theatre of Harlem.
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May 6
Charles Randolph-Wright, American film, television and theatre director, television producer, screenwriter, and playwright.
Peter Marks, Washington Post drama critic, theater reporter, metro reporter and national correspondent
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Civil Dialogues

Arena Stage hosts community conversations that provide an opportunity for members of the Washington, D.C., community to engage in civil discourse about social and political issues, and will demonstrate — with the goal — that people of diverse viewpoints can have fruitful dialogues with one another. 

Watch more Civil Dialogues here. 

Arena Civil Dialogues: Suffer the Children: Child Care and Schools if Covid Persists
Arena Civil Dialogues: Reaching the Other: How to Dialogue with those with whom we Differ Greatly
Arena Civil Dialogues: Health Care Rationing and End of Life Decisions: Who and How?
Arena Civil Dialogues - Is China the new enemy? Confront or Cooperate?
Arena Civil Dialogues: Politics in the COVID-19 Age
Arena Civil Dialogues: Campaign Finance