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Dereks Thomas is an actor/singer based in NYC and Providence, RI.

Theater credits include: Off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company (GHOST STORIES), regionally at Trinity Rep (RADIO GOLF, GEM OF THE OCEAN), Studio Theatre (PASSING STRANGE), and internationally at the historic Moscow Art Theater.

A clever yet un-assuming everyman, Dereks consistently elevates work with soul, irony, and wit.

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LA CAGE AUX FOLLES To Conclude Trinity Rep's 60th Season

Trinity Rep will conclude its season with the iconic musical LA CAGE AUX FOLLES. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.
Review: FENCES at Trinity Rep

FENCES at Trinity Rep: Crisp production of the August Wilson classic
August Wilson's FENCES To Return To Trinity Rep This Spring

Trinity Repertory Company is continuing its 60th Anniversary Season with August Wilson's Fences. See performance dates and learn how to purchase tickets.
Review: BECKY NURSE OF SALEM At Trinity Repertory Company

What did our critic think of NECKY NURSE OF SALEM at Trinity Repertory Theater?
THE GOOD JOHN PROCTOR and BECKY NURSE OF SALEM Come to Trinity Repertory Company

Trinity Repertory Company opens its 60th Anniversary Season with two plays performed in rotating repertory, both dark dramedies with thematic ties to gender, power, and Arthur Miller's The Crucible.  
August Wilson's SEVEN GUITARS Announced Actors' Shakespeare Project

On February 8th, 2023, Actors' Shakespeare Project returns to Hibernian Hall with one of the most celebrated plays of August Wilson's Century Cycle: Seven Guitars. 
Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Trinity Rep

What did our critic think of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Trinity Rep.?
Trinity Rep Announces 46th Annual A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Trinity Repertory Company returns to live performances with its 46th annual holiday production of A Christmas Carol. Noted for being a new production each year, the 2022 production will be directed by Aileen Wen McGroddy, a recent graduate of the Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Program in Directing, and features longtime company member Phyllis Kay as Ebenezer Scrooge. 
Gloucester Stage Company To Present PARADISE BLUE

Gloucester Stage Company has announced the regional premiere of the critically acclaimed PARADISE BLUE by Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau, with direction by the creative team of Elise Joyner and Logan Pitts.
BWW Review: GEM OF THE OCEAN at Trinity Rep

Providence's Trinity Rep has come roaring back from a two-year pandemic hiatus with a stunning production of August Wilson's 'Gem of the Ocean.' Compelling performances from a cast that includes some of Rhode Island's finest actors at the top of their form make this the must-see theatrical event of the season.
August Wilson's GEM OF THE OCEAN To Run At Trinity Rep Beginning in February

Trinity Repertory Company's next production in the 2021-22 Season is August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean, the first play chronologically in the iconic playwright's American Century Cycle. Directed by resident company member Jude Sandy, Gem of the Ocean features a multigenerational cast of local artists.
Trinity Rep Announces Pulitzer Prize-Winning Drama SWEAT

Trinity Rep continues its 2019-20 Season with Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Sweat by Lynn Nottage. This Broadway hit is the story of the unintended consequences of community without opportunity. It is set during the Great Recession and in the years leading up to it in Reading, Pennsylvania, while friends try to stay afloat as their industrial jobs begin to disappear. This relevant and timely topic shines a light on American workers that are often forgotten.
Trinity REP Scores a Hole-in-One with August Wilson's RADIO GOLF

Some shows seek to entertain; think the first act of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion. Some seek to inform; think the second act of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion. What director Jude Sandy has come up with in this amazing production of August Wilson's RADIO GOLF is a play that is both wildly entertaining and yet manages to grapple with the most serious conflicts of our time. RADIO GOLF is both powerful and hilarious, often at the same time. It's running time is over two hours and forty-five minutes, but, trust me, you'll never glance at your watch.
Trinity Repertory Company Continues 2019-2020 Season with August Wilson's RADIO GOLF

Trinity Rep continues its 2019-20 Season with the final play from American theatrical legend August Wilson - Radio Golf. Directed by resident acting company member Jude Sandy, the show features resident acting company member Joe Wilson, Jr., as Harmond Wilks, a man determined to revive his childhood neighborhood without considering the emotional cost. Both moving and funny, Radio Golf is the culmination of August Wilson's ten-play American Century Cycle chronicling each decade of African-American life in the twentieth century. Radio Golf runs January 31 - March 1, with press opening on Monday, February 3 at 7:30 pm. Tickets start at $27. More information can be found at www.TrinityRep.com/radiogolf.
Pogue Mahone Productions Present ANONYMOUS, ANONYMOUS

Pogue Mahone Productions is pleased to present Anonymous, Anonymous as a part of the 20th Annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC. Jason Sofge, operating as both writer and director is making his FringeNYC debut with this the World Premiere of his new play, Anonymous, Anonymous, starring A.R.T./Harvard M.F.A Acting graduate Kristin Wetherington and Dustin Charles, who has co-starred in hit shows such as Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Royal Pains, and Boardwalk Empire!
Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Atlantic Theater Company's GHOST STORIES

Atlantic Theater Company's revival of Ghost Stories: The Shawl and Prairie du Chien presents two haunting short plays by Atlantic co-founder and Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet. Ghost Stories: The Shawl and Prairie du Chien will play a limited engagement through Sunday, June 28 Off Broadway at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below!
David Mamet's 'GHOST STORIES' Double Bill Opens Tonight at Atlantic Theater

Atlantic Theater Company presents revivals of Ghost Stories: The Shawl and Prairie du Chien, two haunting short plays by Atlantic co-founder and Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet. Ghost Stories: The Shawl and Prairie du Chien began previews on May 27 and officially open tonight, June 16, for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 28 Off Broadway at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street).
Photo Flash: Atlantic Theater's 'GHOST STORIES' Double Bill Begins Tonight

Atlantic Theater Company's revival of Ghost Stories: The Shawl and Prairie du Chien presents two haunting short plays by Atlantic co-founder and Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet. Ghost Stories: The Shawl and Prairie du Chien will begin previews tonight, May 27, officially open Tuesday, June 16 and play a limited engagement through Sunday, June 28 Off Broadway at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the team in rehearsal below!
Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Atlantic Theater's 'GHOST STORIES' Double Bill

Atlantic Theater Company's revival of Ghost Stories: The Shawl and Prairie du Chien presents two haunting short plays by Atlantic co-founder and Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet. Ghost Stories: The Shawl and Prairie du Chien will begin previews Wednesday, May 27, officially open Tuesday, June 16 and play a limited engagement through Sunday, June 28 Off Broadway at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the team in rehearsal below!

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