January 16, 2014 at 11:20 am EDT | by Staff reports
‘Tree’ growing at Arena
Daniel Beaty, Paul Robeson, Tectonic Theater Project, The Tallest Tree in the Forest, theater, Arena Stage, Mead Center

Daniel Beaty as Paul Robeson in Tectonic Theater Project’s ‘The Tallest Tree in the Forest,’ playing at Arena’s Mead Center through mid-February. (Photo by Don Ipock; courtesy Arena)

Acclaimed director Moisés Kaufman, who is openly gay, brings a musical solo show “The Tallest Tree” to Arena Stage (1101 Sixth St., S.W.). It’s playing now and runs through Feb. 16.

The show combines storytelling and music to tell the story of iconic performer Paul Robeson. Award-winning solo artist Daniel Beaty brings to life more than 40 characters as he recounts Robeson’s history.

Tickets range from $40-$100. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit arenastage.org.

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