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Looking for a Theater Job? Check Out This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 8/19/2021 Photo Looking for a Theater Job? Check Out This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 8/19/2021
by - Aug 19, 2021

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 8/19/2021 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

Arena Stage to Host Free Live Simulcast of TONI STONE at Nationals Park Photo Arena Stage to Host Free Live Simulcast of TONI STONE at Nationals Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 12, 2021

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater is proud to partner with Nationals Park to host a free live simulcast of the Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Toni Stone on Sunday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m.

Arena Stage Announces 2021/22 Season Featuring Corbin Bleu in CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, CA Photo Arena Stage Announces 2021/22 Season Featuring Corbin Bleu in CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND Tour & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021

Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Producer Edgar Dobie have announced the 2021/22 lineup for the company’s 72nd Season. Arena is excited to welcome back audiences into our spaces and roar back with an ambitious, thrilling season packed with drama, humor, high-energy music and stories that bring us together.

10,000th COVID-19 Vaccine Delivered at Arena Stage Photo 10,000th COVID-19 Vaccine Delivered at Arena Stage
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2021

As a special treat, clinic and theater staff surprised Stephanie with a MedStar Health face mask, an Arena Stage baseball cap, and complimentary tickets to the entire 2021-22 season of shows at Arena Stage.

Photo Flash: First Look at Arena Stage High-Capacity Vaccination Site Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Arena Stage High-Capacity Vaccination Site
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 9, 2021

Arena¬†Stage¬†at the Mead Center for American Theater has partnered with¬†DC Health¬†and¬†MedStar Health¬†in this effort to vaccinate as many residents as possible against COVID-19. The site will operate¬†Thursdays ‚Äď Sundays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the next three months.¬†

Arena Stage To Host High-Capacity COVID-19 Vaccination Site Photo Arena Stage To Host High-Capacity COVID-19 Vaccination Site
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 5, 2021

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has partnered with DC Health and MedStar Health to announce the opening of an additional high-capacity vaccination site in an effort to vaccinate as many residents as possible against COVID-19. The site will open on Friday, April 9 and operate Thursdays ‚Äď Sundays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Arena Stage Announces New Virtual Classes For Winter Season Photo Arena Stage Announces New Virtual Classes For Winter Season
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 15, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces its lineup of Winter classes featuring classes catered to families, theater lovers, students, adults and emerging theater artists. The Voices of Now Mead Ensemble for young artists will begin this winter, meeting virtually to contribute to a new original film. Just in time for the holidays, this robust line of programming has something for everyone and makes the perfect unique gift for the theater lover in your family.

Arena Stage Debuts Third World-Premiere Film THE 51ST STATE Photo Arena Stage Debuts Third World-Premiere Film THE 51ST STATE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 11, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater's latest world premiere docudrama, The 51st State, will receive its world premiere through Arena Stage's Supper Club on September 16 at 7 p.m. Following the premiere, viewers can join artists and creatives for a post-film discussion and after-party on Zoom.

Arena Stage Will Open its Lobby for March on Washington Attendees on August 28 Photo Arena Stage Will Open its Lobby for March on Washington Attendees on August 28
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2020

Arena Stage will open its lobby for attendees of the March on Washington. The doors will be open from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Staff will be on hand to assist and ensure safe social distancing.

Arena Stage Announces Virtual Fall/Winter Season Photo Arena Stage Announces Virtual Fall/Winter Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced its Fall/Winter Looking Forward Season featuring more than 70 virtual events and programs to engage with and respond to audiences in Washington, D.C-metropolitan region and nationally.

VIDEO: Arena Stage's 2020/21 Season Will Begin January 2021; Announced During Livestr Photo VIDEO: Arena Stage's 2020/21 Season Will Begin January 2021; Announced During Livestream Event
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2020

Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Producer Edgar Dobie announced the updated 2020/21 Season during a livestreamed event with the Washington Post's Peter Marks.  

Arena Stage Announces Additional Virtual Programming Photo Arena Stage Announces Additional Virtual Programming
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 20, 2020

Arena Stage continues to engage the community with its education program, Voices of Now, working with middle and high school students online in addition to newly added dates to its Intermission series of virtual programming.

Everyman Theatre Announces New Managing Director Photo Everyman Theatre Announces New Managing Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2020

Following a ten-month national search led by Management Consultants for the Arts, Everyman Theatre is announcing today that Marissa LaRose has joined the company as the theatre's new managing director. As Managing Director, Ms. LaRose will partner with and co-lead the 30-year old organization with Founding Artistic Director, Vincent M. Lancisi.

Arena Stage Announces Roaring Back Fund Following Cancellation Of Its 2019/20 Season Photo Arena Stage Announces Roaring Back Fund Following Cancellation Of Its 2019/20 Season
by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2020

As previously announced, because of the ongoing developments resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the national move to cancel group gatherings per the recommendation of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and District of Columbia Health Authorities, Arena Stage has suspended all remaining performances for its 2019/20 Season, as well as select special events and community engagement programs.

Photo Flash: MOTHER ROAD Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage Photo Photo Flash: MOTHER ROAD Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 14, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents Octavio Solis' Mother Road, a sequel to John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Mother Road premiered at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2019 and will run at Arena Stage from February 7 - March 8, 2020 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage.

World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET Musical Announced at Arena Stage Photo World Premiere of AMERICAN PROPHET Musical Announced at Arena Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the world-premiere musical American Prophet, directed and co-written by award-winning playwright Charles Randolph-Wright (Broadway's Motown The Musical) and featuring new music by Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and co-script writer Marcus Hummon. The musical chronicles the life and legacy of one of the most notable human rights leaders of the 19th century, Frederick Douglass. Known as one of the greatest leaders of the abolitionist movement, Douglass was a prominent activist, author, orator and statesman. His own words power the soaring new melodies and original script. Directed by Randolph-Wright, American Prophet runs July 10 - August 16, 2020 in the Kreeger Theater.

Photo Flash: Opening Night Photos of Arena Stage's DEAR JACK, DEAR LOUISE Photo Photo Flash: Opening Night Photos of Arena Stage's DEAR JACK, DEAR LOUISE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has begun performances of the world premiere of Ken Ludwig's (Broadway's Lend Me a Tenor, Crazy For You) Dear Jack, Dear Louise.

Photo Flash: Arena Stage Hosts Ninth Annual Military Thanksgiving Photo Photo Flash: Arena Stage Hosts Ninth Annual Military Thanksgiving
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 4, 2019

Every year hundreds of D.C.-area military families must spend the Thanksgiving holiday away from loved ones. In gratitude for their service, Arena Stage invites 200 wounded warriors, service men and women and their families to a complimentary dinner and performance of the musical Disney's Newsies at the Mead Center for American Theater. Since the first Military Thanksgiving in 2011, Arena Stage has served nearly 1,700 military members and their families with the annual event.

NEWSIES Will Receive Six Show Extension For Run at Arena Stage Photo NEWSIES Will Receive Six Show Extension For Run at Arena Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 13, 2019

The Tony Award-winning musical, Disney's Newsies, will receive an additional six performances during its run at Arena Stage. Under the direction of Molly Smith, choreography by Parker Esse and music direction by Laura Bergquist, the production now runs through December 29, 2019 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage.

Arena Stage To Host Ninth Annual Military Thanksgiving Photo Arena Stage To Host Ninth Annual Military Thanksgiving
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 29, 2019

Every year hundreds of D.C.-area military families must spend the Thanksgiving holiday away from loved ones. In gratitude for their service, Arena Stage is inviting 200 wounded warriors, service men and women and their families to a complimentary dinner and performance of the musical Disney's Newsies at the Mead Center for American Theater (1101 Sixth Street, SW) on Friday, November 29, 2019. Since the first Military Thanksgiving in 2011, Arena Stage has served nearly 1,700 military members and their families with the annual event.

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