“Designs in Arena Stage’s signature Fichandler work differently, in full-blown and fine-grained 3-D. For the current musical Oliver! the troupe has even erected a multi-ton bridge over the stage and the seats, the most overwhelming element in a meticulous visual approach that’s taking roughly 40 people to create…” Read more
Singing is a compulsion for 9-year-old Jake Miller. His parents insist he was singing before he could even talk. This November, Jake’s enduring talents will be on full display as he performs the title role of Oliver! the musical at Arena Stage in southwest Washington D.C… Read more
Washington Post Magazine
Molly Smith has been the artistic director of Arena Stage since 1998. She lives in Adams Morgan. Scene: Arena Stage office in Southwest Washington, a modernist street-level room furnished with props from various plays. Smith and her interviewer sit on matching red armchairs… Read more
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