'Is This a Room' brings real-life drama over Russian election meddling to Broadway

NEW YORK — A new drama that opened on Broadway Monday gives new meaning to the phrase “ripped from the headlines.”

“Is This a Room” tells the true story of a former Air Force linguist convicted of espionage for leaking evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential elections.

The catch is that the entire play is a word for word depiction of the actual FBI interrogation that led to the arrest.

“‘Is This a Room’ is a mercurial conversation about what it means to be a woman, what it means to be an American, what it means to be a veteran in this country,” says the show’s star Emily Davis.


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