499 Arena Stage - Fichandler Tips
There normally is good parking right on Maine Ave. if you get there about 30 minutes early.
The weather was It was sunny and great to walk around the area.. I wore business casual..
Dine before at
Parking garage across the street $11.00
The show is performed "in the round" with the band in the center of the stage area and the actors walking and dancing around the stage. Our tickets from Goldstar.com placed us in the first row. So, we were often within a foot or two of the action.
or, add your own... The theater is about a block from the Waterfront Metro Station. Unless you have a need to drive after the show, Metro is the best way to get there.
The weather was sunny and hot.. I wore a pair of slacks and a shirt..
Across the street is the Station 4 restaurant. $35 three-course dinner. Dinner before the show, desert after the show.
The weather was a warm clear spring evening.. I wore a black cocktail dress with sandals. .
You can reserve a private table at the Arena Cafe' however you can also enjoy sharing conversation with others at the community guest tables.
nowhere to eat on waterfront until 2017
The weather was Rainy cold with freezing rain. I wore Layered clothes.
Mother Courage and Her Children
We always take Metro - it's only two blocks from Waterfront.
Arena Stage's local restaurant page included the Skyline. Not knowing any better, we went. AWFUL.
Mid-week evening attire was varied from a few coat and ties to ladies in jeans and a nice blouse.