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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The first rehearsal for Tempestuous Elements was nothing short of exhilarating, setting the stage for a captivating exploration of the life and struggles of educational luminary Anna Julia Cooper. In a scandal orchestrated by the government, educational luminary Anna Julia Cooper’s tenure as principal of D.C.’s historic M [...]

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