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Washington, DC by Lee Liebeskind, Producing Director, The Inkwell Theatre Lee Liebeskind. Photo courtesy of Mr. Liebeskind. There are many things I want to talk about. I want to talk about reactions to the #SupplyDemand conversation, how we frame our conversation and debate, the sense of balance in...
Austin, Texas by Kirk Lynn, Co-Producing Artistic Director, Rude Mechanicals Paul Soileau in a scene from the workshop production of Rude Mechanicals' I've Never Been So Happy , one of the plays featured at Arena Stage's #NewPlay Festival. Photo by Stephen Pruitt, courtesy of Rude Mechs Chairman...
Washington, DC 2008 rendering of the new campus for Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, the site of last week's #NewPlay Covening. Image courtesy Arena Stage Last week, as part of a new work convening at Arena Stage , I was able to finally spark a conversation that I have been...
Washington, DC Recent productions by Children's Theatre Company---one of the NEA Distinguished New Play Development Project recipients---include Esperanza Rising , by Lynn Alvarez, adapted from the novel by Pam Munoz Ryan and directed by Rebecca Lynn Brown. Photo by Dan Norman. Five theaters and...
U Street NW

Josephine Reed talks with a collection of local experts about the history and revitalization of U Street, NW in Washington, DC. Once known as the "Black Broadway," U Street is again a vibrant cultural place in the city, as evidenced by Arena Stage's smash production of Sophisticated Ladies...

"Twenty-five years ago, the streets of Logan Circle were littered with condoms and hypodermic needles," said Washington, DC theater director and arts entrepreneur Joy Zinoman with a wry laugh. "There...
 Theater scene - man and woman in a living room, woman with hands on hips, man holding himself off end of couch parallel to the floor with feet again nearby door.
At 12:17 am, Michael Cochran, executive director of the Market House Theatre (MHT), finally had a chance to return e-mails. His workday started at 7:30 am—with prep for an Intro...
March 11, 2010 Washington, DC Welcome to Ralph Remington who joins the NEA on Monday as the new director of theater and musical theater. A Howard University grad, Remington also previously spent time in DC as an artistic associate at Arena Stage. Most recently, he has served on the city council in...
November 13, 2009 Washington, DC Adam Sitton and Zach Hoesly, cast members from Eastlight Theatre?s production of Rent , worked with a number of fellow cast and crew members, as well as other artistic citizens, to create a video that highlights some of the ways that art works in Peoria, Illinois. [...
Washington, DC Rocco Landesman spent Friday, November 6, with Kathy Chitwood of Eastlight Theatre and Suzette Boulais of ArtsPartners of Central Illinois as well as Peoria artists, arts administrators, civic leaders, and other citizens. It was a full day with a comprehensive schedule of events: a...

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