OBE (Overcome by Events) by Richard Byrne  |     Feb 6  Arts Club of Washington  |  Feb 7  Theater-on-the-Run, Arlington

 Playwright |  Richard Byrne

Playwright |  Richard Byrne


"How far would you go to spill a dark secret - or keep it?"

OBE traces the mad scramble that ensues when a whistleblower explodes the lid off a DC intelligence scandal.

OBE is part of the First Draft New Play Reading Series. Every reading is followed by a guided post-show discussion with the audience, actors and playwright.


Tue Feb 6  @ 7:30pm                                        Arts Club of Washington

Wed Feb 7 @ 7:30pm                              Theater-on-the-Run, Arlington VA



About the Playwright  |

Richard Byrne is a playwright who lives in Washington, DC. His work has been produced at Taffety Punk Theatre Company and WSC/Avant Bard and he has won first prizes in the A. E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival and the Prague Post Playwriting Festival. As a working journalist, he served as an editor at the WASHINGTON CITY PAPER and THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION. His articles have appeared in the THE WASHINGTON POST, THE GUARDIAN, TIME, THE NATION, NEW YORK PRESS and THE NEW REPUBLIC.