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Arena Stage - Fichandler
1101 Sixth Street, SW Washington, DC 20024
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16 reviews
14 stars
Parking: disastrous! We drove around for 20+ minutes and missed the beginning of the show. The residential zoned parking down there is in effect 7 days a week, from 8 am to midnight, making on-street parking impossible for a show. Even metered -- except for a few spots on Maine Avenue. We finally made it through the endless automated voice prompts on Arena Stage's phone line to reach a person to ask where to park. "1101 N Street has a parking garage. Not really -- it's monthly parking only. But across the street, at the 1100 building, if you go down an alley and around to the back of the building (very poor signage), there is an entrance into the garage for the public. $12 on the weekends. Really?!! In SW DC ?
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The meal at the Catwalk Cafe was surprisingly wonderful! What a find!
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30 reviews
18 stars
attended Feb 08 2013

Outstanding production, wonderfully cast. You will be sorry when it is over. 90 minutes, no intermission. If you are in the first 5 or 6 rows, dress casually as you will get wet. The theater provides towels.

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20 stars
attended Feb 10 2013

Though it sometimes was difficult to hear the dialogue in the theater in the round format, the show was elegant and magical. Frankly, the water did get a bit tiresome at times--but the costums, lighting and acting are superb.

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attended Feb 15 2013

It was entertaining but definitely not a great play. No strong story line running throughout. Seems like they wanted this to be about the production with the water for the stage but if they were going for style they needed to cast actors with a...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“You just don’t want Metamorphoses to come to an end.” —Chicago Tribune
“Altogether transcendent.” —Chicago Sun-Times
See a video preview of the show on YouTube.
“Theatrical masterpiece … A work of pure poetry in motion — a seamless, visually gorgeous act of storytelling that mixes language, movement, sound, color, light and, most crucially, water.”  —Chicago Sun-Times

About the Ticket Supplier: Arena Stage

Arena Stage today stands as a flagship American theater. Arena Stage was one of the first not-for-profit theaters in the United States, as well as a pioneer of the regional theater movement. It was the first regional theater to transfer a production to Broadway, the first invited by the U.S. State Department to tour behind the Iron Curtain, and the first to receive a Tony Award. Taking a leadership role in extending theater’s horizons, Arena Stage has implemented groundbreaking policies and programs, promoting diversity in all aspects of theater, from theatergoing to production.

The Arena Stage legacy of world-class productions includes vast epics, charged dramas, rousing musicals, and probing profiles. From the monumental to the developmental, Arena Stage has helped build the canon of American theater. While they produce American classics, Arena Stage premieres new American plays and supported works in progress. They’ve nurtured artistic growth and engaged the community, broadening and intensifying the theatrical experience for one and all. And yet, in spite of it all, in their second half-century they see themselves as more fresh, restless and dynamic than ever.