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Tom Isbell

Playwright Tom Isbell is honored to be returning to the Kennedy Center, where he wrote Teddy Roosevelt and the Treasure of Ursa Major and Teddy Roosevelt and the Ghostly Mistletoe, both directed by Gregg Henry with songs by political humorist Mark Russell. Other plays include: The Secret of the Talking Bird, The Odyssey, and Me & JFK. A graduate of the Yale School of Drama, Tom's acting credits include True Lies, The Abyss, 84 Charing Cross Road, Murder She Wrote, Coach, Golden Girls, Sisters, Columbo, and many more. He is currently a Professor of Theatre at the University of Minnesota Duluth. His debut novel, The Prey, is scheduled to come out in winter 2014, published by HarperCollins.

Video and Audio

"Homer P. Figg" - Interview with the Playwright

Playwright Tom Isbell offers his insight into "The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg" - a world-premiere Kennedy Center commission adapted for the stage from Rodman Philbrick's Newbery Honor book.