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Studio Theatre - Metheny Theatre
1501 14th St. NW Washington, DC 20005
202-332-3300
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4.3 average rating
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67 events
63 reviews
5 stars
attended May 25 2008

I felt the second half was better than the first half. During the first half, it seemed like the actors were just reading their lines and not getting into character. However, things started to gel in the second half.

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28 reviews
32 stars
attended May 25 2008

I can't imagine a better theatre evening. The quality of the script and the cast was first rate, and I found the play even more thought provoking and nuanced than the... continued

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30 reviews
10 stars
attended May 23 2008

I guess it's worth seeing because it won the 2007 Pulitzer. I'm just very tired of homosexual themes. I know I'm going counter-culture, that I could be run outta town for... continued

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Website

http://www.studiotheatre.org/plays/plays_details.php?plays_id=126

Quotes & Highlights

“Ebullient, crackling, miraculous theatre — as moving as it is intellectually extravagant.” —_Newsday _
““A worthwhile successor to the many splendored, Tony-winning original!” —_Washington Post  _

Description

The History Boys

By Alan Bennett

Directed by Joy Zinoman

Featuring Simon Kendall, Floyd King and Tana Hicken

The 2006 Tony Award winner for Best Play! Alan Bennett’s sharply funny and touching comedy goes inside the world of a British boys school, where two teachers become rivals for the minds and hearts of eight unruly students. Founding Artistic Director Joy Zinoman re-imagines this warm, brilliant and epic play, which features a cast of 12.

About the Ticket Supplier: Studio Theatre

Studio Theatre is dedicated to producing the best in contemporary theatre. Its body of work encompasses provocative new writing from around the world, unique special events, and inventive stagings of contemporary classics. Studio strives to present sophisticated writing, stunning design, and extraordinary performance. Studio 2ndStage provides opportunities for emerging and established local and national artists, and Special Events feature one-of-a-kind productions from around the world.