Announcing Our Return to Live Theatre

We hope that you and your loved ones continue to be safe and healthy as we move into the summer. Every conversation about how the Arden has navigated this past year begins with you, our Arden family. Your generosity and intrepid spirit have been our guiding light – ensuring that we remain focused on the future of telling great stories by great storytellers. To that end, we are thrilled to share our reopening plans with a pledge to gather safely and a dedication to the same quality productions that you have come to expect from the Arden.

We will return to the stage in January 2022 with a 5-show live, in-person Season. Here’s our schedule:

A Streetcar Named Desire
By Tennessee Williams
January 13 to February 13, 2022

Backing Track
A World Premiere Play by R. Eric Thomas
February 17 to March 27, 2022

To be announced Children’s Theatre production
March 23 to April 24, 2022

School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play
By Jocelyn Bioh
May 5 to June 12, 2022

Into the Woods
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine
May 26 to June 26, 2022

What does this announcement mean for you? Current Subscribers will automatically be shifted forward to the 2022 Mainstage Season. We will also be connecting directly in the coming weeks with all patrons who still have remaining credit, so that it can be applied for this upcoming season. Tickets for subscriptions and single tickets will go on-sale later this summer. 

We have a continued commitment to kids and teens. As we move closer to reopening, we’ll also be announcing information for the return of Arden Children’s Theatre and Arden Drama School.

We are eager to share the same story in the same space once again, and we are moving forward with renewed hope while keeping health and safety our top priority. We are building plans around national and local government guidance, as well as best practices from across the live entertainment industry, and we’ll share our specific safety precautions prior to opening our doors. We are striving for you to be safe and comfortable in your return to the Arden.

We’ve missed you – and are so excited for this new chapter in the Arden’s story. We cannot wait to see you at the theatre.