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Each season Arena Stage invites you to share in the excitement of a variety of exclusive events taking place at the Mead Center for American Theater. Join society’s finest for dinner, drinks, desserts, and of course an incredible evening of theater – all in support of the artistic and educational programs at Arena Stage!

2016/17 Season Events

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Sixth Annual Military Thanksgiving

Thank you to our generous sponsors of the Sixth Annual Military Thanksgiving who made this evening such a success! In appreciation of their service, members of our Armed Services and their families joined us for dinner and a performance of Carousel on Friday, November 25, 2016. For information about this evening, please contact Char Manlove-Laws at


Sixth Annual
Military Thanksgiving
November 25, 2016

An Evening with Bebe Neuwirth

Join us for an exclusive evening of celebration as we welcome two-time Tony Award and Emmy Award winning actress Bebe Neuwirth for a one night only performance and present the Beth Newbruger Schwartz Award to prominent arts philanthropist and Arena Stage Emeritus Trustee Arlene R. Kogod. Learn More


An Evening with Bebe Neuwirth
Monday, May 1, 2017
Cocktails and Seated Dinner
5:30 p.m.
One Night Only Performance with Bebe Neuwirth
8:30 p.m.
Post-Show Reception
following the performance


From sumptuous prelude dinners and the tinkle of pre-performance cocktails on Opening Nights to our nation's finest servicemen and women decked out in all their regalia at our annual Military Thanksgiving, each of our exclusive events at the Mead Center for American Theater is filled with the sparkle and promise of an exceptional evening. Relive the night with a sneak peek through our collection of some of our most recent activities. Learn more