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6486 Star Starred
Arena Stage - Fichandler
1101 Sixth Street, SW Washington, DC 20024
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"The Chosen"
65 ratings
4.7 average rating
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27 events
14 reviews
8 stars
attended Mar 12 2011

The story, acting and presentation were superb. Occasionally there were acoustical problems when players had their back to the audience.

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14 reviews
37 stars
attended Mar 16 2011

The entire production of The Chosen was outstanding! The set was excellent and the cast used the theatre in the round to great advantage. And most important, the entire cast was perfect, all the dialogue was was well enunciated all of the men...continued

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6 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 12 2011

The book by Chaim Potok was excellent and had universal appeal. The adaptation as a play was earnst but added nothing to the book and wasn't as good. And sitting in the last row with our Goldstar tickets, a friend and I struggled to hear some of...continued

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“Stunning! A great universal work!” —_Around Town _
Read the Washington Post review of The Chosen


Adapted and directed by Aaron Posner

Based upon the novel by Chaim Potok

Designed by Jim Kronzer, Nancy Schertler, James Sugg and Kate Turner Walker

Featuring Rick Foucheux, Edward Gero and Aaron Davidman with Derek Thompson and Joshua Morgan

The much beloved story of two boys, two fathers, and two very different Jewish communities in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Aaron Posner’s award-winning adaptation introduces us to two passionate, intelligent boys on opposite sides of a baseball game. When the game takes a turn, and Reuven is injured by Danny, a unique friendship is born. Theater J is thrilled to offer this 10th anniversary staging of its hit production as Arena Stage’s first local guest company in residence.