Is This a Room

Is This A Room

Is This A Room will receive its Broadway premiere at the Lyceum Theatre in fall 2021. Is This A Room will be presented in repertory with Dana H. at the Lyceum Theatre. Is This A Room tickets are on sale soon.

A true story, still unfolding. June 3, 2017. A 25-year-old former Air Force linguist named Reality Winner is surprised at her home by the FBI, interrogated, and then charged with leaking evidence of Russian interference in U.S elections. Reality remains in jail with a record-breaking sentence. The FBI transcript of her interrogation is the heart of Is This A Room, in which an extraordinary human drama unfolds between the complex and witty Reality, and the agents who question her. As Reality’s autonomy shrinks before her eyes, a simmering real-life thriller emerges, asking what it is to have honor in this American moment, and how the personal can reverberate globally.

Emily Davis will reprise her performance as Reality Winner in Is This A Room on Broadway.

(Photos by Carol Rosegg)

Running time: 
1hr 20mins (no intermission)
Categories: 
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By:
Tina Satter
Producer:
Vineyard Theatre
Director:
Tina Satter
Cast list:
Emily C. Davis (as Reality Winner)
Is This A Room Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
September 24, 2021
Opening date: 
October 11, 2021
Closes: 
January 16, 2022
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Lyceum Theatre

Address:
149 West 45th Street (between Broadway and 6th Avenue), New York, NY 10036
Nearest subway station:
Times Square - 42nd Street station

Our Is This A Room Review

In a rare instance, an FBI transcript was declassified. Tina Satter, who conceived and directed Is This A Room, now playing at the Vineyard Theatre, immediately realized the value of this unique moment of history and transparency in any administration. Verbatim for 70 minutes the transcript of Reality Winner (Emily Davis) being arrested by the FBI is reenacted.