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Theater Piece on Newtown Shootings to be Presented in D.C.

A group that advocates gun control measures will present a reading of a documentary theater piece about Newtown, Connecticut, at Washington’s Arena Stage.


Actor Ben Platt performs at 54 Below on September 1, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Ben Platt to Star in New Musical ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ in D.C.

Ben Platt will star in the new musical “Dear Evan Hansen” debuting this summer at Washington’s Arena Stage.


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Arena Stage Opens Season with ‘The Shoplifters’

Arena Stage is opening its new theater season with the premiere of the new comedy “The Shoplifters” about society’s haves, and have-nots and how much they have in common.


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Arena Stage Giving Away Wedding for ‘Fiddler’ Show

Arena Stage is searching for the perfect match this month in a contest to give away a free wedding at the Washington theater.


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How to Get Involved in Washington, D.C.’s Theater Community

Whether you want to begin your acting career, volunteer or work behind the scenes, there are plenty of opportunities for you to get involved. Here are a few of the options available.


Former President Jimmy Carter, former president of Ireland Mary Robinson, right, and former prime minister of Norway Gro Harlem Brundtland, left, listen to a guide as they tour East Jerusalem, on Oct. 22, 2012, during the second day of a visit by "The Elders", a group of global leaders focused on human rights. (credit: AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

New Play ‘Camp David’ Retraces 1978 Peace Accord

Thirty-six years after President Jimmy Carter made peace between Egypt and Israel, “Camp David” is now both history and theater.


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D.C.’s Arena Stage to Produce Play on Justice Scalia

The drama of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will reach the Washington theater stage with a new play premiering next year.


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Best Washington DC Theater Productions Of 2013

2013 was another great year for theater in the District. Here are some of the best productions the year had to offer.


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Arena Stage to Host Theater Workshops in India

Arena Stage is planning a new partnership with the U.S. State Department to lead theater workshops in four cities in India next month.


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Arena Stage Hosts Show for Military Families

Arena Stage is inviting U.S. military families to a complimentary dinner and performance for Thanksgiving.