Awards and Honors

Bold, Honest, Powerful… and Award-winning

Since Keegan’s first Helen Hayes Award nomination in 1997 for Mark A. Rhea’s direction of Translations, it has built a reputation for presenting some of DC’s boldest and most powerful plays and musicals, earning dozens of Helen Hayes nominations and several wins.

Awards and Nominations

Helen Hayes WINNER – HELEN Production
Outstanding Lead Actor, Michael Innocenti, PARADE

Helen Hayes Nominations – HELEN Productions
Outstanding Choreography, Rachel Leigh Dolan, PARADE
Outstanding Direction, Christina A. Coakley and Susan Marie Rhea, PARADE
Outstanding Ensemble, PARADE
Outstanding Supporting Actor, Malcolm Lee, PARADE
Outstanding Supporting Actress, Caroline Dubberly, TOP GIRLS
Outstanding Lead Actress, Eleanor Todd, PARADE
Outstanding Production, PARADE

Helen Hayes WINNERS – HELEN Productions
Outstanding Musical, NEXT TO NORMAL
Outstanding Direction, Mark A. Rhea and Colin Smith, NEXT TO NORMAL
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical, David Landstrom, NEXT TO NORMAL

Helen Hayes Nominations – HELEN Productions
Outstanding Musical, AMERICAN IDIOT
Outstanding Choreography, Rachel Leigh Dolan, NEXT TO NORMAL
Outstanding Music Direction Musical, Jake Null, NEXT TO NORMAL
Outstanding Choreography, Casey Kaleba, LONESOME WEST
Roberty Prosky Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play, Matthew J. Keenan, LONESOME WEST
Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical, NEXT TO NORMAL
Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical, AMERICAN IDIOT
Outstanding Lead Actress in Play, Susan Marie Rhea, AN AMERICAN DAUGHTER
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical, Christian Montgomery, AMERICAN IDIOT
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical, Christian Montgomery, NEXT TO NORMAL
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical, Kari Ginsburg, NEXT TO NORMAL
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical, Caroline Dubberly, NEXT TO NORMAL
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical, Eben Logan, AMERICAN IDIOT

Helen Hayes Nomination – HELEN Production
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical, Izzy Smelkinson, DOGFIGHT

Helen Hayes Nominations – HELEN Productions
Outstanding Music Direction, Jake Null, HAIR
Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical, HAIR
Outstanding Musical, HAIR
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical, Ines Nassara, HAIR

Helen Hayes Nominations
Outstanding Choreography, Resident Musical, Rachel Leigh Dolan, CABARET
Outstanding Ensemble, Resident Musical, THE FULL MONTY
Outstanding Resident Musical, CABARET
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Resident Musical, John Loughney, THE FULL MONTY
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Resident Musical, Matthew Dewberry, THE FULL MONTY
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Resident Musical, Paul Scanlan, CABARET
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Resident Musical, Maria Rizzo, CABARET

Helen Hayes Nominations
Outstanding Ensemble, Resident Musical, SPRING AWAKENING
Outstanding Ensemble, Resident Play, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
Outstanding Resident Musical, SPRING AWAKENING
Outstanding Music Direction, Resident Musical, Jake Null, SPRING AWAKENING
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Resident Musical, Paul Scanlan, SPRING AWAKENING
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Resident Play, Rena Cherry Brown, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
Outstanding Direction, Resident Musical, Mark A. Rhea and Susan Marie Rhea, SPRING AWAKENING

Helen Hayes Nomination
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Resident Musical, Dan Van Why, NATIONAL PASTIME

Helen Hayes WINNERS
Outstanding Ensemble, RENT
Outstanding Lead Actor, Parker Drown, RENT

Helen Hayes Nominations
Outstanding Direction, Mark and Susan Rhea, RENT
Outstanding Musical Production, RENT
Outstanding Musical Direction, Aaron Broderick, RENT

Helen Hayes Nomination
Outstanding Ensemble, Translations

Helen Hayes Nominations
The Canadian Embassy Award for Outstanding Ensemble, Alone It Stands
Outstanding ChoreographyEric and Kerry Lucas, Alone It Stands

Theatre Lobby Mary Goldwater Award
Joe Baker, Company Member, The Keegan Theatre

Theatre Lobby Mary Goldwater Award
Chris Stezin, Company Member, The Keegan Theatre

Helen Hayes Nomination
Carlos Bustamante, Outstanding Supporting Actor, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Star Award for Managerial Excellence
The Keegan Theatre from Arlington Commission for the Arts

Theatre Lobby Mary Goldwater Award
Outstanding Production, Dancing at Lughnasa

Helen Hayes Nominations
David Jourdan, Outstanding Supporting Actor, Twelve Angry Men
Jenifer Deal, Outstanding Supporting Actress, Dancing at Lughnasa
Little John Nee, Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production, The Derry Boat

Helen Hayes Nomination
Mark A. Rhea, Outstanding Director, Resident Production, Translations

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