All posts tagged "arena stage"

  • Quality Issues

    There are some plays that should come with a warning sticker and Jane Anderson's The Quality of Life, is one of them. If you have...

  • Feeling Loopy

    Generally, when reading a theater review in Metro Weekly, you don't see Many ''I'' statements. ''I liked this.'' ''I didn't like that.'' ''I had trouble...

  • Rhoda Returns

    ''She was so much more outrageous than I would ever think of being,'' says Valerie Harper of legendary actress Tallulah Bankhead. ''She would make Rhoda...

  • Balancing Act

    The playwright Edward Albee is quoted as saying that those audience members able to detect the love story in his play Who's Afraid of Virginia...

  • Musical Therapy

    You have to hand it to D.C.'s theater community. They never miss a chance to surprise or, perhaps more accurately, to shock. Arena Stage has...

  • Men Uplifting

    Resurrection, Daniel Beaty's ode to the lives, hearts and souls of five African-American men and a son, is both everything you would expect it to...

  • Oscar! Oscar!

    For native Washingtonian-turned-New Yorker Brad Oscar, The Mystery of Irma Vep is more than just a play, it's a homecoming. ''Ironically, one of my first...

  • Unapologetic

    If you watched the Tony Awards this past Sunday you saw Lily Tomlin deliver the set-up for a performance from the Broadway musical Xanadu. Reduced...

  • Miller Time

    Anyone lucky enough to see Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman and A View from the Bridge consecutively (and thanks to Arena's Arthur Miller Festival,...

  • Sound and Fury

    There are those in the theater who will tell you that their ultimate goal is to transport the audience. They will say the greatest success...

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