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Disgraced asks provocative questions
about being Muslim in America

Washington Post
Peter Marks

Range. It’s such a crucial quality for an actor to possess, and as it happens, a fine example of it is on display in Arena Stage’s crackling production of “Disgraced,” Ayad Akhtar’s deeply engrossing, Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a Muslim American lawyer divided against himself… Read more

Behind-the-Scenes of Disgraced

Food foraging, animal wrangling: All in a day’s work for a longtime prop master

Washington Post
Rebecca Ritzel

In his 36 years at Arena Stage, props guru Chuck Fox saw many changes, most notably the rise of Internet shopping. But to anyone who thinks that Etsy and Amazon and eBay made Fox’s job easier — that he could just click his way to the perfect vintage glass — think again.

Fox says he had an easier time using the Yellow Pages to find such items as antique glasswear, car parts and even live animals, and he has stories about them all. Now that he’s retired, he has time to tell them.… Read more

Born for This – in rehearsal

Behind the Scenes at Arena Stage

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