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2015/16 Season

Blood Quilt Review: This Play belongs on Broadway

The Wall Street Journal
Terry Teachout

By turns raucously funny and electrically intense, The Blood Quilt is a tale of black family life that places Ms. Hall alongside Amy Herzog as the most promising young American playwright of the past decade… Read more

Ben Platt visits GOOD DAY DC

Kevin McCarthy

Singer and actor Ben Platt stopped by Good Day DC to geek out with Kevin McCarthy about his latest Perfect Pitch 2 role and his upcoming starring role in the world-premiere musical Dear Evan Hansen, opening at Arena Stage this summer… View more

The Originalist, a New Play About
Justice Antonin Scalia by John Strand

The New York Times
Adam Liptak

In December, after more than a year of research and reflection, Edward Gero went to see an argument at the Supreme Court. He was in the final stages of preparing to portray Justice Antonin Scalia onstage, and it was time to see his subject in his element. Mr. Gero, a seasoned actor steeped in Shakespeare, felt right at home. “The level of listening in that room was astonishing,” he said. “The only thing analogous to that is being in a theater with a good show.” And Justice Scalia, who dominates Supreme Court arguments with probing questions laced with sarcasm, gave a fine performance… Read more

Behind the Scenes at Arena Stage

For a glimpse behind the scenes at Arena Stage, make sure to check out our blog–Stage Banter! Written and curated by Arena Stage artists, Stage Banter is a one stop destination for interesting tidbits. From in-depth articles about upcoming productions to one-on-one interviews, Stage Banter has it all.

WAMU: 65 Years
of Dramatic Devotion

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