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Evening at the Arts: Arena Players

March 24, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Date: Friday, March 24
Location: 801 McCulloh St, Baltimore, MD 21201

Alumni: 1/2 price tickets are available to alumni only.

Leadership alumni are invited to join us for a tour + performance of two one-act plays in one evening at Baltimore’s oldest continuously operating African-American community theater in the United States, Arena Players Incorporated.

Meet the Class of 2023 at this special evening event.



Open Admissions by Shirley Lauro
A black student accepted at the City College of New York, under the “Open Admissions Plan” for minorities, believes his white instructor, Dr. Alice Stockwell, is shuffling him through with “B’s” irrespective of the quality of his work while concentrating her efforts on white students. Sounds familiar?

When Men Reduce as Women Do by Otto Kicks
A comedy about how men talk about the trials of losing weight and keeping it off. 

6:00 PM           Reception begins (lite fare and cash bar)
6:30 PM           Welcome and tours
8:00 PM           Performances begin

Parking: Street parking is available. Public parking is available at the Arena Players Parking Lot and diagonally across from the theater at the UMMC Parking Garage.

PLEASE NOTE: The reception and tour are open to The Leadership alumni and Class of 2023 members only.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Tauren Robinson El Bey at trobinsonelbey@theleadership.org.


March 24, 2023
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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