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Kathleen Turner stars as Joan Didion

NPR Weekend Edition
Susan Stamberg

Rehearsing before opening night at Washington, D.C.’s Arena Stage, Turner strides across the bare rehearsal hall — confident, assured, pushing back her long, thick hair from time to time… View more

Moby Dick flies through the air

Atlanta Journal Constitution
Bo Emerson

Pigs may never fly, but whales go airborne in Moby Dick. The show is a surreal version of the Herman Melville tale, much of it told by acrobats swinging from trapeze. The audience occasionally catches its breath, as performers dangle like lookouts from a mast, seemingly within inches of plunging into the briny deep… Read more

Zelda Fichandler, larger than life

Washington Post
Nelson Pressley

Lively tales were told Monday afternoon about Zelda Fichandler, the formidable founder and longtime leader of Arena Stage who died in July at age 91… Read more

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