From the Executive Producer: UNKNOWN SOLDIER

We live in an age of easily available images so the idea of an image capturing something unknown is deeply compelling.  Unknown Soldier, a poignant musical tale from Daniel Goldstein and Michael Friedman, makes so much sense to be told at Arena Stage. Because we reside in our nation’s [...]

By |2024-04-04T10:24:52-05:00April 5, 2024|Categories: Productions|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Dramaturgy Note: Archives of Self, Chasing Unknowns

“When Michael Friedman and I set out to write Unknown Soldier, we were interested in figuring out how the past and the present merge, how objects trace through time, and how your history is more fluid than you think and your future less of a mystery than [...]

By |2024-03-29T14:35:35-05:00March 30, 2024|Categories: Productions|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Meet the Composer: Michael Friedman

Experiencing the late Michael Friedman's work was like being immersed in a marvel—his adeptness in blending infectious, up-tempo melodies with profound, introspective lyrics left an indelible mark on all who encountered it. However, delving into personal conversations with him revealed an entirely different facet of his eclectic, dazzling [...]

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