LOCATION: ARENA STAGE AT THE MEAD CENTER for American Theatre
1101 Sixth Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024
Due to extensive ongoing construction at the Waterfront area, VISIONDC attendees are strongly encouraged to allow extra time when traveling to Arena Stage. Street parking and travel times will be affected on an on-going basis as this large construction project transforms our Southwest neighbourhood.
GETTING TO ARENA STAGE BY CAR
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).
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.
BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
The Waterfront station, on the Green line, is located one block East of Arena Stage at 4th and M Streets. Due to construction in the area, the best access from the Waterfront Metro Station to Arena Stage is via M Street.
PARKING AT ARENA STAGE
Off-site parking is available at 1101 Fourth Street, SW. Enter at 1101 Fourth Street, across from the Safeway. The garage is a short walk around the corner to the Mead Center for American Theater at 1101 Sixth Street. The lot is available on a first-come, first-served basis and payment will be collected at that time.