“Born for This: The Bebe Winans Story” is a musical stage play at the Arena Stage Kreeger Theater, July 1 through August 28. The musical features original music and lyrics by R&B and gospel recording artist Benjamin “Bebe” Winans. Patrons were able to enjoy a post-show reception and meet the cast members on Thursday, July 7th. [read more…]
After a successful world-premiere run in Minneapolis, a new production about an 11-year-old spelling prodigy, “Akeelah and the Bee,” prepares for its D.C. appearance at the Arena Stage in Southwest. The inspirational, heartwarming story, which many may remember seeing as a film in 2006, has been adapted for the stage by veteran playwright Cheryl L. West in collaboration with director Charles Randolph-Wright.