Venue Details

6208 Star Starred
Arena Stage - Fichandler
1101 Sixth Street, SW Washington, DC 20024
202-488-3300
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JAG
31 events
19 reviews
16 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 ?
Oliver!
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BP
20 events
16 reviews
0 stars
The meal at the Catwalk Cafe was surprisingly wonderful! What a find!
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Reviews & Ratings

"Metamorphoses"
64 ratings
4.3 average rating
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85 events
32 reviews
19 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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57 events
18 reviews
1 stars
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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49 events
17 reviews
24 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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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