Thomas Floyd

Washington, D.C.

Multiplatform editor and contributing writer

Education: University of Maryland, BA in journalism

Thomas Floyd is an editor and writer for The Washington Post. He contributes features on theater, movies, television, books and comedy to the Weekend and Style sections, and also writes theater, film and literary criticism. He was a senior editor for the soccer site before joining The Post in 2018 as the entertainment editor at Washington Post Express. Since 2020, he has been a digital editor and contributing reporter for the Sports desk and a multiplatform editor for sections across the paper. In 2021, he copy edited coverage of the Capitol insurrection featured in The Post’s package
Latest from Thomas Floyd

‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ becomes reality, at last, at Building Museum

After covid delays, the Folger Theatre opens "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the National Building Museum, as part of a summer-long program of "Playhouse" activities.

July 12, 2022

How the stars of ‘Six’ get into character as Henry VIII’s wives

The stars of the pop-pastiche musical 'Six,' about the six wives of Henry VIII, tell how they get into character.

July 12, 2022

Squandered chances and a fluky goal doom Spirit to another loss

The Spirit remains winless since the regular season opener.

July 10, 2022

A more perfect Union tears D.C. United apart with a record rout

Philadelphia started fast and never let up, matching an MLS mark with a 7-0 thumping that left D.C. interim coach Chad Ashton looking for answers.

July 8, 2022

Even as D.C. United struggles, Taxi Fountas has emerged as a star

“We knew he was a very good player," interim coach Chad Ashton said. "But did we expect this much success this quickly? Maybe not quite that much.”

July 8, 2022

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ still casts a spell at Synetic Theater

A wordless take on the William Shakespeare tale of lovers bliss and magical meddling.

July 4, 2022

With new faces but same issues, shorthanded Spirit falls in San Diego

Missing seven starters to U.S. national team obligations, Washington stretched its winless skid to 12 matches with a 2-1 loss to the NWSL-leading Wave.

July 3, 2022

The best things to do in the D.C. area the week of June 30-July 6

The long weekend includes outdoor concerts and movies, the reopening of the National Gallery's East Building, and plenty of chances to see fireworks.

June 30, 2022

‘Marcel the Shell’ made it to the big screen by staying small

Star Jenny Slate and director Dean Fleischer Camp adapted their viral "Marcel the Shell" shorts into a feature-length film by staying true to the character.

June 30, 2022

Olney Theatre reimagines ‘The Music Man’ with a deaf Harold Hill

"Only Murders in the Building" actor James Caverly plays the slippery con man Harold Hill in a production of "The Music Man" performed in American Sign Language and spoken English.

June 29, 2022