Artistic director Molly Smith, left, accompanied by architect Bing Thom, talks about the new Mead Center for American Theater on the waterfront in southwest Washington, which is Arena Stage's new ... more 
Artistic director Molly Smith, left, accompanied by architect Bing Thom, talks about the new Mead Center for American Theater on the waterfront in southwest Washington, which is Arena Stage's new facility, in this photo aken Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010. The 60-year-old theater company is returning to its home campus in a new $135 million facility that is expected to anchor the waterfront's redevelopment. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Manuel Balce Ceneta
Thu, Oct 28, 2010 7:19 PM EDT