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Snow Child ~ Arena Stage Produced with Perseverance Theatre

Jordan Wright April 27, 2018

Out of the darkness of a frigid Alaskan winter, comes a sweet story of an enchanted, forest-dwelling wild child and her effect on a childless couple making their way in the forbidding landscape. Molly Smith directs this premiere – the last of the season’s ‘Power Plays’ series at Arena […]

Ed Gero Returns in His Triumphant Role in The Originalist ~ Arena Stage

Jordan Wright July 13, 2017

Edward Gero as Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Photo by C. Stanley Photography.

Welcome back Supreme Court Justice Antonin “Nino” Scalia! A lot has happened since Ed Gero inhabited your body. Donald Trump became our president (I think you would have been delighted) and the whole Roe v. […]

The Originalist – Arena Stage

Jordan Wright April 13, 2015 Special to DC Metro Theater Arts

Edward Gero as Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in The Originalist. Photo by C. Stanley Photography.

The controversial Supreme Court Justice, Antonin Scalia, comes to life in the hilariously acerbic The Originalist at Arena Stage. The much-acclaimed world premiere has just been […]

Our War – Arena Stage

Jordan Wright October 28, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

(L to R) John Lescault and Tuyet Pham in Our War – Photo by Teresa Wood.

Arena Stage’s Artistic Director, Molly Smith, describes the evolution of Our War as “a synthesis of art, scholarship and community”, further defining it as “the extraordinary collaboration […]