On January 22, 1973 (aka 51 years ago today), the U.S. Supreme Court made a landmark decision in the case of Roe v. Wade, ruling that the Constitution of the United States generally protected the right to have an abortion. This historic decision established the legal right to choose [...]

By |2024-01-19T15:45:40-05:00January 22, 2024|Categories: Arena's History, Productions|Tags: , |Comments Off on MY BODY NO CHOICE: WHISPER WALL

About Arena Stage: Inside Our Three Theaters

Arena Stage is resident at the Mead Center for American Theater, named in honor of philanthropists Gilbert and Jaylee Mead. At 200,000 square feet, the Mead Center is the largest performing arts center to open in Washington, D.C., since The Kennedy Center opened in 1971. Since its reopening at [...]

By , |2023-10-04T16:58:31-05:00October 4, 2023|Categories: Arena's History, Behind the Scenes, The Arena Experience|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on About Arena Stage: Inside Our Three Theaters

Happy Birthday Arena!

Dear Arena, Happy Birthday! Has it really been over 70 years since Zelda Fichandler, Thomas Fichandler, and Edward Mangum founded the first modern professional theater in Washington, D.C., helping start the regional theater movement?  And think of all you’ve done in that time!  You became the first regional theater to [...]

By |2023-08-16T08:44:21-05:00August 16, 2023|Categories: Arena's History|Tags: , , , |7 Comments
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