Right to Be Forgotten


The Internet never forgets. A young man’s mistake at 17 haunts him online a decade later. Desperate for a normal life, he goes to extraordinary lengths to erase his indiscretion. But freedom of information is big business, and the tech companies aren’t going down without a fight. Secrets, lies and political backstabbing abound in this riveting new drama about one man’s fierce battle to reclaim his right to privacy. Playwright Sharyn Rothstein (By The Water, USA Network’s Suits), winner of the prestigious 2015 Primus Prize and whose work has been called “touching & affecting” (New York Times), has written a striking allegory about privacy, social media and human forgiveness in the age of the internet.

Presented by Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater

Show Type
Running Time
90 minutes
(0 Intermissions)
Appropriate For Up to 15 Price Ranges
$40 - $95

Discount Tickets Available

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Schedule Open/Close Dates: 10/11/2019 - 11/10/2019
Sunday 2:00pm7:30pm-
Monday ---
Tuesday 7:30pm--
Wednesday 7:30pm--
Thursday 8:00pm--
Friday 8:00pm--
Saturday 2:00pm7:30pm-
Important Dates


  • 11/09/2019 - 2:00pm

Open Caption

  • 11/07/2019 - 8:00pm
Performer Role
John Austin Derril Lark
Melody Butiu Marta Lee
Guadalupe Campos Eve Selinsky
Rachel Felstein Annie Zadravec
Shubhangi Kuchibhotla Sarita Imari
Edward O'Blenis Alvaro Santos
Production Personnel
Sharyn Rothstein
Seema Sueko
Costume Designer
Ivania Stack
Set Designer
Paige Hathaway
Sound Designer
Adam Honoré
Lighting Designer
Adam Honore
Projections/Media Designer
Shawn Duan


Arena Stage - The Kogod Cradle
1101 6th Street SW, Washington, DC 20024
About the Venue:
The Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle is a unique, oval-shaped 200-seat theater with flexible seating and the latest technical capabilities. This theater is designed to cradle the risk and innovation required of first, second and third productions of new and developing plays.

Getting There

  • Waterfront-SEU (Green Line)


  • Street parking
  • Paid garages


  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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