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Archived Press Releases
2015/2016 Season
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2013/2014 Season
2012/2013 Season
2011/2012 Season
2010/2011 season

March 30, 2011

Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Ruined, directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, takes the Fichandler stage for its first in-the-round production

February 22, 2011

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! returns to Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater after breaking box office records during sold-out run as the innaugural production of the Mead Center

February 16, 2011

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces 11 shows for a year long 2011-12 season

February 7, 2011

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater honors Edward Albee with American Artist Award at Benefit for Community Engagement Programming

January 27, 2011

Arena Stage announces casting and companies for the two-month long Edward Albee Festival

January 25, 2011

Arena Stage announces winners of its 12th annual student 10-minute play competition

January 12, 2011

Long time Arena Stage producer and Mead Center facility project director Guy Bergquist retires after combined 25 years with theater

January 6, 2011

American Voices New Play Institute at Arena Stage announces agenda for the upcoming national convening

January 6, 2011

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater hosts the #New Play Festival

December 17, 2010

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents The Arabian Nights written and directed by Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman

December 8, 2010

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater releases the first American Voices New Play Institute Monograph

September 15, 2010

Arena Stage announces Tectonic Theater Project's productions The Laramie Project and The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later to be presented as part of the 2010-2011 season at the Mead Center for American Theater

August 19, 2010

Arena Stage opens the Mead Center for American Theater with a homecoming grand opening celebration featuring free performances, artist discussions and activities throughout the center

August 12, 2010

Registration opens for pilot class of theater 101, part of Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American theater's American Voices New Play Institute

August 10, 2010

Arena Stage announces casting for the inaugural productions to open the Mead Center for American Theater

August 6, 2010

Arena Stage announces President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to be honorary chairs of inaugural season and re-opening gala of the Mead Center for American Theater

July 27, 2010

D.C. Mayor Fenty welcomes Arena Stage home to the Mead Center for American Theater in southwest D.C. with press conference on theater's 60th anniversary August 16

July 14, 2010

Arena Stage announces José Andrés Catering with Ridgewells as operator of cafe in the Mead Center for American Theater

June 18, 2010

Arena Stage announces Katori Hall, Lisa Kron, Amy Freed and Charles Randolph-Wright join Karen Zacarías as the first resident playwrights of The American Voices New Play Institute at Arena Stage receiving three years of benefits and resources to develop new work

Spring, 2010

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the 2010/11 inaugural season for new three-theater campus

2009/2010 Season
2008/2009 Season