Happy Birthday Arena!

Dear Arena, Happy Birthday! Has it really been over 70 years since Zelda Fichandler, Thomas Fichandler, and Edward Mangum founded the first modern professional theater in Washington, D.C., helping start the regional theater movement?  And think of all you’ve done in that time!  You became the first regional theater to [...]

By |2023-08-16T08:44:21-05:00August 16, 2023|Categories: Arena's History|Tags: , , , |8 Comments

A Set Full of Secrets

What do a bathtub used in Candide (1995/96 Season), two birdcages seen in The Importance of Being Earnest (1950/51 Season), and a tuba from The Suicide (1980/81 Season) have in common? These items, along with countless others, can all be seen on stage in the Kreeger Theater in Ride [...]

By , |2023-03-27T11:40:46-05:00February 14, 2023|Categories: Behind the Scenes, Productions|Tags: , |1 Comment

Ride the Cyclone is like…

Ride the Cyclone is a hit (it's even been extended through March 5)! We have been absolutely loving seeing the reactions from audiences and press alike. We did, however, notice A LOT of comparison to other shows. So we compiled them all into a list if you’re having trouble [...]

By |2023-02-09T14:27:36-05:00February 9, 2023|Categories: Productions|Tags: |Comments Off on Ride the Cyclone is like…
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