Artistically Speaking: TEMPESTUOUS ELEMENTS

It is incredibly rare to read a play that not only invokes both historical and contemporary reflections on education and its role in the enduring struggle for equality but places those issues squarely in our city. Just a few miles north of our beloved Arena Stage lives the historic [...]

From the Executive Producer: TEMPESTUOUS ELEMENTS

Does it seem ridiculous to say that Washington, D.C., has a rich history? Yes, it does, and yet it’s very interesting to note which histories are deep in our collective knowledge and which are not. Anna Julia Cooper was such an immense contributor to American life that her words [...]

TEMPESTUOUS ELEMENTS: A Note from the Director

After years of the play's development, we were overjoyed last month to finally welcome the creative team, cast, and crew of the world-premiere production of Kia Corthron's Tempestuous Elements to Arena Stage. The first day of rehearsal was marked by hugs among reunited colleagues, introductions between new collaborators, and [...]

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