‘A Chorus Line’ icon Donna McKechnie hits Arena Stage in ‘The Pajama Game’

WTOP’s Jason Fraley previews ‘Pajama Game’ at Arena Stage

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WASHINGTON — She made Broadway history as the iconic lead in “A Chorus Line” (1975).

Now, Donna McKechnie stars in “The Pajama Game” now through Dec. 24 at Arena Stage, the latest rendition of a show that won the Tony for Best Musical in 1955 and Best Revival in 2006.

“I’ve always wanted to work here,” McKechnie told WTOP. “It’s such a well-oiled machine and so professional at the same time. They, in a very short time, create a safe space to create.”

Adapted by George Abbott from Richard Bissell’s novel “7 1/2 Cents,” the story unfolds in the fictional Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory, where the handsome new superintendent, Sid Sorokin (Tim Rogan), falls for the head of the union grievance…

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