Dramaturgy Note: Between Rupture & Rapture

"First of all, comedy does consist in the absence of something which is expected, but it can also consist in the presence of something where nothing is expected. Always, however, the situation must illustrate the absence of what ought to be, if it is to reveal comedy. The unexpected [...]

By |2023-11-03T14:40:17-05:00November 3, 2023|Categories: Productions|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Dramaturgy Note: Between Rupture & Rapture

Confessions of a Sales Director

I have a confession. I sneak into the theater… a lot. Okay, so that’s a bit of an exaggeration… but not totally. I am fortunate enough to serve as the Director, Earned Revenue at Arena Stage, overseeing our box office, events, rentals, gift shop, and concessions bar. It just [...]

POTUS: Setting the Stage

Do you ever wonder how exactly a play at Arena Stage is put together? While the actors, designers, and directors arrive weeks before the show starts, our shops are hard at work months in advance. Some productions Arena Stage receives ‘completed' — such as Cambodian Rock Band (a co-production [...]

By |2023-11-09T17:23:19-05:00October 23, 2023|Categories: Arena's People, Behind the Scenes, Productions|Tags: , , |Comments Off on POTUS: Setting the Stage
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