CrossTalk DC Conversations: DC Public Library's Peabody Room


Jerry A. McCoy, special collections librarian at the DC Public Library's Washingtonian and Peabody Room, offers a brief history of the Peabody Room (nearly destroyed by fire in 2007) and highlights artifacts of African-American history from its collections. The DC Public Library's Washingtoniana holds more than 25,000 books and other printed materials, covering all subjects related to the District of Columbia.

Leon Rothenberg

Regional: Huntington, A.C.T., Williamstown Theater Festival, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Merrimack Rep, Deleware Theater Co, Portland Center Stage, Arena Stage, Seattle Repertory Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, Old Globe, New York Stage and Film, Two River Theater, North Shore Music Theater, Long Wharf, McCarter, Theatre By The Sea. Broadway: Violet, The Realistic Joneses, The Nance (Tony Award), The Heiress, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (Tony Nom).

Jacob Fishel

Two River Theater: Henry V, As You Like It; Intiman Theatre Company: The Real Thing. Broadway: Fiddler on the Roof. Off-Broadway: TFANA: King Lear, The Broken Heart; Roundabout Theatre Company: The Common Pursuit; The Public Theatre: Titus Andronicus; Red Bull Theater: Women Beware Women; NYSF: Macbeth. Film: A Night Without Armor, Across the Sea, How I Got Lost. Television: Cold Case, Medium, Without a Trace, Numb3rs.


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