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Sunday, July 8, 2012

A Look at DC's Arena Stage

When this blog posts, I'll be on my way to a new-to-me regional theatre, Washington D.C.'s Arena Stage, where I'll be seeing the National Tour of The Normal Heart.

If that weren't exciting enough, get a load of this theatre!  It has recently returned to its own space after a few seasons during which the place got a total renovation.  And, apparently, we are not talking a face lift, but rather major construction.  I can't wait to see it in person!

Photos from Arena Stage and Getty Images.

The original Arena Stage complex since circa 1971:



The artist's rendering of the new complex:



Arena Stage by day and by night, circa 2012:





The interior and stages of Arena Stage: The Mead Center for American Theater

The Lobby

The Keeger
A thrust/amphitheater set up

The Kogod Cradle
Talk about a modern black box theater!

The Fischlander
Where it all started - the quintessential arena theater set up

The Normal Heart plays the Keeger.  I can't wait to see this place and re-visit this show!

Jeff
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