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Studio Theatre - Metheny Theatre
1501 14th St. NW Washington, DC 20005
202-332-3300
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I was worried about getting crappy seat but they were great seats-third row, center. The way seating is set up, there aren't really any bad seats in the theater.
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"The History Boys"
42 ratings
4.3 average rating
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90 reviews
12 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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16 reviews
10 stars
attended May 31 2008

Excellent performance by Floyd King and the rest of the cast. The play is engrossing, too.

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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 saying this. I thought pitting two educational philosophies against each...continued

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“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 the best in contemporary theatre, producing an uncommonly rich and wide-ranging repertoire of provocative new writing from around the world alongside unique special events and inventive stagings of contemporary classics. Devoted to artistic excellence, Studio Theatre strives to present audiences with extraordinary writing, sophisticated design, and stunning performance.