The honor goes to a freelance director focused on building just communities through generative work, consensus organizing, and research and development.
After 25 years and more than 200 productions, Smith will step down in 2023 to make room for a new chapter at the D.C. theatre.
An artist and leader who first joined the company in 2019, she will oversee the efforts of the theatre’s artistic development.
The season will feature two new digital series of original works by playwrights and musicians.
The first month on the calendar saw the births of three 20th-century giants, the resuscitation of another’s career, and more.
Sans holiday stage offerings, theatres are raising funds and spirits with artists’ marketplaces this holiday season.
From the first staging of an English-language on U.S. soil to the founding of Arena Stage, August has been a hot month for theatre.
The season will open in January of 2021 will ‘Celia and Fidel,’ which was cut short this spring.
The new initiative will allow patrons to purchase art directly from Arena Stage artists.
From the first Black character on a U.S. stage and a fire at NYC’s Park Theatre to the birth of the Guthrie in Minneapolis and a protest in D.C., May has been a notable month for theatre.