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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Arena Stage tackles Internet privacy — and permanence — in ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ by Thomas Floyd

World-premiere play explores the vanguard of digital civil rights.

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Friday, October 4, 2019

Brandon McCoy’s ‘West By God’ stands tall at the divide of rural and urban America by Thomas Floyd

The Keegan Theatre production is a humorous and heartfelt love letter to the playwright’s home state of West Virginia.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Mike Birbiglia’s latest one-man show continues his habit of confessional comedy by Thomas Floyd

At the National Theatre, ‘The New One’ explores the comedian’s fear of fatherhood.

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Woolly Mammoth’s new artistic director brings Pulitzer-winning ‘Fairview’ to D.C. by Thomas Floyd

The bold interrogation of race in America opens the theater company’s 2019-2020 season.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Heidi Schreck turns the page as ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ comes to Kennedy Center by Thomas Floyd

The Tony-nominated show moves from Broadway to the nation's capital, having nearly played at Woolly Mammoth Theatre earlier this year.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Signature Theatre’s ‘Assassins’ takes a shot at humanizing history’s villains by Thomas Floyd

The actors who play the likes of John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald in the Stephen Sondheim musical explained how they tap into such troubled minds.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ tests star Ben Levi Ross like he’s never been tested before by Thomas Floyd

The 21-year-old actor wrestles with the taxing lead role as the smash musical returns to D.C. for a Kennedy Center run.

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New to ‘Dear Evan Hansen’? Start with these standout songs. by Thomas Floyd

The Broadway smash, which won a Grammy in 2018 for best musical theater album, begins a monthlong run at the Kennedy Center on Tuesday.

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Jayne Atkinson made it her ‘civic duty’ to honor Ann Richards with one-woman show ‘Ann’ by Thomas Floyd

The "House of Cards" and "Madam Secretary" actress is playing the former Texas governor in Arena Stage's new production.

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Unexpected Stage Company’s husband-and-wife founders can’t make their D.C. Dream Day long enough by Thomas Floyd

Rachel Stroud-Goodrich and Christopher Goodrich are celebrating their theater company's 10-year anniversary with a production of "The Few" in Bethesda.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Take an inside look at how Signature Theatre’s ‘Blackbeard’ got its ship together by Thomas Floyd

Director Eric Schaeffer, costume designer Erik Teague and scenic designer Paul Tate dePoo III walked us through the world-premiere musical's ambitious aesthetic.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Maboud Ebrahimzadeh was nearly an athlete or a doctor. Life’s plot twists led him to theater. by Thomas Floyd

Mahmood and Jaleh Ebrahimzadeh escaped the Iran-Iraq War to give their son a better a life. After following in their career footsteps, the Maryland-based actor then found his own path.

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