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The Lyon Park Woman’s Club was established in 1925 and historically functioned like a traditional woman’s club, supporting various charities. Currently, its a neighborhood societal club and members engage in activities that support the Lyon Park Community Center. The Woman’s Club sponsors several community events. For example, the club held a fresh produce sale around Thanksgiving.
LPWC sponsors the annual Lyon Park Yard Sale, and has had several very successful bake sales. For information about the Woman’s Club and it’s activities check here.
They Lyon Park Woman’s Club meets together socially and engages in activities supporting the Lyon Park Community Center and Park. It has held a fresh produce sale around Thanksgiving, sponsors the annual Lyon Park Yard Sale, and has had several very successful bake sales. For information about the Woman’s Club or its activities, contact Jeannette Wick (email: newsedads (at) lyonparkcitizens.org, phone 703-524-8531).
Although its name implies the group is for women, men are also welcome. And some members live outside Lyon Park, making the Woman’s Club a way for nonresidents who have an interest in the Community Center and Park to get involved. Pot-luck lunch meetings are scheduled on the 4th Tuesday of each month at noon, from September to May.
Arena Stage in Crystal City on South Bell Street was founded in 1950 as one of the nation’s original resident regional theaters. Arena Stage has a focus on American playwrights, featuring the classics of American theater, but productions also include new American plays. Arena Stage has a distinguished record of leadership and innovation in the field, including several important firsts:
the first regional theater to transfer a production to Broadway;
the first regional theater invited by the U.S. State Department to tour behind the Iron Curtain; and ,
the first regional theater to receive a Tony Award.
Arena stage has produced everything from vast epics and charged dramas to rousing musicals and probing profiles. With the opening of the new Mead Center for American Theater in 2010, Arena Stage is recognized as a leading center for the production, development and study of the American theater. Now in its sixth decade, Arena Stage serves a diverse annual audience of more than 200,000.
THE QUALITY OF LIFE (C)
Directed by Lisa Peterson
THE FANTASTICKS (L)
Book and lyrics by Tom Jones
Music by Harvey Schmidt
Directed by Amanda Dehnert
STICK FLY (C)
by Lydia R. Diamond
Directed by Kenny Leon
THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA (C)
Book by Craig Lucas
Music and lyrics by Adam Guettel
Based on the novel by Elizabeth Spencer
Directed by Molly Smith
DUKE ELLINGTON’S SOPHISTICATED LADIES (L)
Concept by Donald McKayle
Based on the music of Duke Ellington
Dance and musical arrangements by Lloyd Mayers
Vocal arrangements by Malcolm Dodds and Lloyd Mayers
Original music direction by Mercer Ellington
Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright
Choreographed by Maurice Hines
R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER: THE HISTORY (AND MYSTERY) OF THE UNIVERSE (C) Written and directed by D.W. Jacobs
(A) Performed in the Arena
(renamed The Fichandler Stage in 1992 (F) )
(K) Performed in the Kreeger Theater
(O) Performed in the Old Vat Room
(S) Performed in The Scene Shop
(14&T) Performed at 14th and T downtown theater space
More Information About Arena Stage
Address: 1800 S Bell St, Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: (202) 488-3300
Website: Arena Stage