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Mead Center for American Theater

Fusion Conference will be held at the Mead Center for American Theater
1101 6th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024 | (202) 554-9066 | www.arenastage.org

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater

Hotel Info
  • SOLD OUT! | Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall – 400 E St SW | Washington, DC 20024 | (202) 803.6110 | SOLD OUT!

For attendees that will require hotel accommodations, we have secured a block of rooms at the Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall at the discounted rate of $289+. This 4-star hotel is located within a short 5 minute drive or 10 minute walk from the venue.

Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall – SOLD OUT! 

Driving Directions
From Rockville

Take I-495 south into Virginia. Exit at the George Washington Memorial Parkway and follow the signs to Washington. Take I-395 North exit (14th Street Bridge). At the end of the bridge, take the right fork and exit Maine Avenue at the light. Arena Stage is three blocks ahead on the left.

From I-395 in Virginia

Take I-395 to Washington over the 14th Street Bridge. From this point, follow directions from Rockville (above).

From Baltimore

Take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (I-295) south to Route 50 West. Route 50 becomes New York Avenue; take New York Avenue to I-395 South. Turn left; go through the tunnel and follow the signs to the 7th Street exit. At the light, turn left. At the third light, turn left onto Maine Avenue. Arena Stage is one block ahead on the left.

From Bethesda / Upper NW, DC

Take Massachusetts Avenue towards downtown around Sheridan Circle and Dupont Circle to 9th Street, NW. Turn right onto 9th Street. Follow 9th Street across Constitution Avenue and through the 9th Street Tunnel. Stay in the center lane in the tunnel and follow sign to Maine Avenue. Turn left at the light at Maine Avenue. Arena Stage is three blocks ahead on the left.

From Southern Maryland

Take Suitland Parkway towards Washington and cross the Frederick Douglass Bridge. After the bridge, merge to the far right lane to avoid the underpass and to get to the traffic light at M street. Turn left on M street. Arena Stage is approximately one half mile ahead on the right.

Parking Information

Mead Center Parking: The entrance to the parking garage is accessible from the northbound lane of Maine Avenue. Parking may be purchased in advance by calling the Sales Office at 202-488-3300. Single ticket purchasers may reserve in advance for $19 per parking space. Handicapped parking may also be purchased in advance with a copy of a valid handicap parking tag.

Additional Parking Garages:

  • 1101 Fourth Street, SW – $14
  • 1250-1280 Maryland Ave SW Washington, DC 20024 – $21.00
  • 1201 Maryland Ave Washington, DC 20024 – $22.00
  • 480 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Washington DC 20024 – $30.00


Street Parking: Street parking is scarce around Arena Stage due to the extensive construction nearby on the Wharf. Water Street is no longer an option for parking at all. Please allow yourself extra time if you plan to park on the streets. Please read signage carefully and observe parking restrictions. Arena Stage is not responsible for the condition of parking meters on neighborhood streets.

Public Transportation
By Metrorail

The Waterfront station, on the Green line, is located one block East of Arena Stage at 4th and M Streets.
Plan your trip on Metrorail.

By Metrobus

Stops are located directly in front of the theater, and across from and slightly north of the theater entrance.
Plan your trip on Metrobus.

By Taxi

Arena Stage will gladly call taxis for patrons. Reservation forms can be found in the theater lobby and should be filled out before the performance. Service will depend on the response of the taxi company.

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