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American Weirdness: Prairie Wind, Part Two
Kansas and Oklahoma

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
by on Living Around

After a delightful two days in Kansas City, we headed for Topeka, the state’s capital. As we headed further away from the dramatic riverside hills

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Jonathan Groff, Mandy Gonzalez, Phillipa Soo, Rebecca Luker, Lewis Cleale opening

Getting to Know You: Rodgers & Hammerstein – Worthy Legends

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Arguably the most successful team in the history of musical theater, Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (lyrics) ushered in what history recognizes as

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James Erickson; Kevin Patrick Martin; Sarah Ziegler; Ryan Speakman; Michael Jayne Walker- opening

Little Mary Sunshine – Shines

Thursday, March 13th, 2014
by on Playing Around

Acting like The Little Engine That Could, Little Mary Sunshine ran 1143 performances Off Off Broadway in 1959 while such as The Sound of Music,

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Mother Courage and Her Children: Kathleen Turner
Takes on Bertolt Brecht at the Arena Theatre

Saturday, February 8th, 2014
by on Playing Around

War is like love;  it always finds a way. Seventy-five years after it was first written, Bertolt Brecht’s classic anti-war play feels more vital and

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Nicholas Rodriguez – The Good Son

Monday, February 3rd, 2014
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New Yorker Nicholas Rodriguez is fast becoming one of Washington’s favorite actors, earning rave reviews and winning fans for his performances in productions at Arena

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Erin Weaver – Listening to Mother Courage

Monday, January 20th, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

As an actress, Erin Weaver has always been a good listener and her upcoming role as the mute daughter, Kattrin, in Arena’s Stage’s Mother Courage

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2011 – A Year Filled with Great Cultural Events
And Too Many Tragedies

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
by on Living Around

Woman Around Town began as a website for women in New York and Washington, D.C., but after two years we discovered we were being read

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Eleasha Gamble – Displaying The Power of Voice in
The Power of Two at Arena Stage

Saturday, December 14th, 2013
by on Woman Around Town

In 2011, Eleasha Gamble wowed the critics with her performance as Laurey in Oklahoma! at Arena Stage. Her resume includes performances in some of the

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