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Applications Open For The Allen Lee Hughes BIPOC Fellowship Program at Arena Stage Photo Applications Open For The Allen Lee Hughes BIPOC Fellowship Program at Arena Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 6, 2021

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the relaunch of the Allen Lee Hughes BIPOC Fellowship Program for the 2022/23 Season.

Now Hiring: Casting Associate, Head of Marketing and Community, and More - BroadwayWo Photo Now Hiring: Casting Associate, Head of Marketing and Community, and More - BroadwayWorld Classifieds
by Team BWW - Dec 2, 2021

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 12/2/2021 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

Now Hiring: Production Manager, Associate Costume Director, and More - BroadwayWorld  Photo Now Hiring: Production Manager, Associate Costume Director, and More - BroadwayWorld Classifieds
by - Nov 18, 2021

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 11/18/2021 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

Tickets Now On Sale for Live Simulcasts of CELIA AND FIDEL at Arena Stage Photo Tickets Now On Sale for Live Simulcasts of CELIA AND FIDEL at Arena Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2021

 Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced that tickets are now on sale for live simulcasts of Eduardo Machado's Celia and Fidel. For select performances from November 10 through 21, 2021, patrons can watch the livestream. 

This Week's New Classified Job Posts on BWW - 10/21/2021 Photo This Week's New Classified Job Posts on BWW - 10/21/2021
by - Oct 21, 2021

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 10/21/2021 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

Cast and Creative Team Announced for August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS at Arena Stage Photo Cast and Creative Team Announced for August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS at Arena Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2021

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the cast and creative team for Tony Award-nominated August Wilson’s Seven Guitars, directed by Tazewell Thompson (Arena’s Jubilee).

Photos: THE PRINCE OF EGYPT is Now Starring Oliver Lidert and Nardia Ruth Photo Photos: THE PRINCE OF EGYPT is Now Starring Oliver Lidert and Nardia Ruth
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2021

The Prince of Egypt has released all new production photos, featuring¬†Oliver Lidert, who stars as ‚ÄėJethro‚Äô from tonight (Monday 18 October 2021), and¬†Nardia Ruth¬†who is now playing ‚ÄėNefertari‚Äô.¬†¬†

BWW Review: CELIA AND FIDEL at Arena Stage Photo BWW Review: CELIA AND FIDEL at Arena Stage
by Hannah Wing - Oct 16, 2021

Arena Stage’s production of Celia and Fidel, directed by Molly Smith, is a fast-paced drama set within Cuban politics during Castro’s dictatorship. 

Shonali Burke Named Chief Marketing Officer of Arena Stage Photo Shonali Burke Named Chief Marketing Officer of Arena Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 5, 2021

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Producer Edgar Dobie have announced the appointment of Shonali Burke as Chief Marketing Officer.

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT to Play Final Performance at the Dominion Theatre on January 8, 2 Photo THE PRINCE OF EGYPT to Play Final Performance at the Dominion Theatre on January 8, 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 1, 2021

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, based on the classic DreamWorks Animation film, will play its final performance at London’s Dominion Theatre on Saturday 8 January 2022, the end of its booking period. Extra shows have been added on 20, 21 and 28 December 2021 at 2.30pm.

Teresa Sapien Named Associate Artistic Director of Arena Stage Photo Teresa Sapien Named Associate Artistic Director of Arena Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 1, 2021

 Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Producer Edgar Dobie announced accomplished leader and artist Teresa Sapien as the institution’s new Associate Artistic Director. Sapien joined the company in 2019 and most recently served as casting director/line producer.

Photos: Arena Stage Hosts Free Live Simulcast of TONI STONE at Nationals Park Photo Photos: Arena Stage Hosts Free Live Simulcast of TONI STONE at Nationals Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2021

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater partnered 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. The performance inside the Kreeger Theater was broadcast to the center field video board at Nationals Park for thousands to experience.

Original Cast and Creative Team Return For CELIA AND FIDEL at Arena Stage Photo Original Cast and Creative Team Return For CELIA AND FIDEL at Arena Stage
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021

As Fidel Castro ponders on how to move his country forward, his political partner, Celia S√°nchez, is never far from his side. Imbued with magical realism, Celia and Fidel is the dynamic story of radical change in Cuba featuring the country's most notorious political figure and Cuba's most influential female revolutionary.

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for MAID on Netflix Photo VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for MAID on Netflix
by Michael Major - Sep 14, 2021

The series stars Margaret Qualley, Nick Robinson, and Anika Noni Rose. It follows the story of Alex, a single mother who turns to housecleaning to make ends meet as she escapes an abusive relationship and overcomes homelessness to create a better life for her daughter.

May Adrales Honored With Andrew R. Ammerman Directing Award Photo May Adrales Honored With Andrew R. Ammerman Directing Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2021

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presented the Andrew R. Ammerman Directing Award to The Lark's recently named Artistic Director, May Adrales, on Thursday, September 9, 2021.

Cinnabar Theater to Return to Live Performances With Molly Smith Metzler's CRY IT OUT Photo Cinnabar Theater to Return to Live Performances With Molly Smith Metzler's CRY IT OUT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2021

Sonoma County's popular Cinnabar Theater returns to live performances September 10 - 26 with the local debut of multi-award-winning playwright Molly Smith Metzler's acclaimed comedy Cry It Out, a smart, funny, and equally emotional work about three new mothers from three different backgrounds with one shared struggle.

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.

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Returns Tomorrow; Nardia Ruth Joins Cast Photo THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Returns Tomorrow; Nardia Ruth Joins Cast
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2021

Nardia Ruth will join the production as Nefertari from Friday 17 September 2021. Nardia is a 2021 graduate of London’s Royal Academy of Music and a Disney Theatrical Productions Scholar and an Ian Fleming Musical Theatre Award recipient. The role of Nefertari in The Prince of Egypt will mark Nardia’s professional and West End debut. 

THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Cancels Performances Through 7 August Due to Positive COVID-19 Ca Photo THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Cancels Performances Through 7 August Due to Positive COVID-19 Case
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2021

The Prince of Egypt has once again been forced to cancel upcoming performances due to Government-enforced COVID-19 legislation. Performances through 7 August have been cancelled at this time.

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