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 [...]

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TEMPESTUOUS ELEMENTS Opening Night: American Voice Award

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presented the American Voice Award to Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson on Thursday, February 22, 2024, as part of the Opening Night celebration for the world premiere of Kia Corthron’s Tempestuous Elements. Established in 2005, the American Voice Award honors public [...]

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 [...]

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