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Arena Stage Mary T. & Lizzy K.

By • Mar 30th, 2013 • Category: Reviews

In totality, the play was well-directed, well acted and dynamic to the fullest. The piece was vibrant, and took a very human approach to telling the story.

Arena Stage Metamorphoses

By • Feb 17th, 2013 • Category: Reviews

In some moments, Arena Stage’s large, shallow, rectangular pool — reportedly the largest used in any production of the show — is used to striking effect.

Arena Stage Good People

By • Feb 9th, 2013 • Category: Reviews

The great virtue of Good People is its ability to put a vivid, emotional, human face on what sometimes can seem an abstract policy discussion or merely the subject of a 30-second political spot.

Arena Stage Grand Parade

By • Feb 9th, 2013 • Category: Reviews

If a visually dazzling spectacle was what was intended to be portrayed by this troupe’s work, then they succeeded.

Arena Stage Pullman Porter Blues

By • Dec 2nd, 2012 • Category: Reviews

First of all, there are some truly sensational performances on display here. Second of all, the play itself is a mishmash, a conglomeration of organs in search of an organism.

Arena Stage My Fair Lady

By • Nov 16th, 2012 • Category: Reviews

Overall, the show shone out as a piece of great entertainment. Truly, however, as great entertainment often does, it forced one to think.

Arena Stage One Night with Janis Joplin

By • Oct 5th, 2012 • Category: Reviews

Randy Johnson’s One Night with Janis Joplin vividly recreates an important piece of the 60s musical and emotional experience, to an enthusiastic reception from Arena Stage’s audience.

Arena Stage Red Hot Patriot

By • Aug 28th, 2012 • Category: Reviews

Molly lives again through Kathleen Turner and her one woman show at Arena Stage.

Arena Stage The Normal Heart

By • Jun 18th, 2012 • Category: Reviews

The Normal Heart centers around a political movement whose mantra was “Silence = Death,” and Arena Stage’s production will doubtlessly inspire conversations that can end the silence and save lives.

Arena Stage The Music Man

By • May 26th, 2012 • Category: Reviews

A sterling cast; gorgeous singing; and well-conceived, energetic and precise dancing make Arena’s production a delight, notwithstanding the conceptual baggage.