Category Archive for: Press Releases

PRESS RELEASE: All My Sons

The Keegan Theatre presents Arthur Miller’s Tony Award-winning play All My Sons, opening November 3, 2012 at the Church Street Theater in Washington, DC.

PRESS RELEASE: A Couple of Blaguards

Keegan’s 16th season opens on September 21 with A Couple of Blaguards, featuring actors Robert Leembruggen and Keegan company member Timothy Lynch.

PRESS RELEASE: August: Osage County

Closing out Keegan’s 2011-12 season is Tracy Letts’ Pulitizer Prize-winning and Tony Award-winning play, August: Osage County. Letts’ jaw-dropping masterpiece of opens on Friday, August 3 and runs through September 2, 2012, at the company’s home on Church Street in Dupont Circle.

PRESS RELEASE: Spring Awakening

With an electrifying score that swings from folk to rock, Spring Awakening follows the unforgettable journey of a group of students in late 19th century Germany as they move from adolescence into adulthood. Facing both the devastation and the wonder of sexuality and self-discovery, the characters navigate through their coming-of-age despite parents and authority figures who are intent on withholding information and suppressing thought and expression. Adapted from Frank Wedekind’s 1891 expressionist play about the trials, tears and exhilaration of the teen years, which was banned in its time, this modern masterpiece is an exhilarating fusion of morality, sexuality and rock & roll.

PRESS RELEASE: WORKING – A Musical

Based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book of interviews with American workers, WORKING paints a vivid portrait of the men and women the world so often takes for granted: the schoolteacher, the waitress, the millworker, the mason, and the housewife, just to name a few. With music written by a slate of amazing composers that include James Taylor, Lin Manuel-Miranda, and Stephen Schwartz, WORKING is a highly original look at the landscape of the American workplace, and how our careers inform and give meaning to our lives.

PRESS RELEASE: Twelve Angry Men

Twelve Angry Men is the gripping examination of twelve jurors as they deliberate after hearing the arguments in a seemingly open-and-shut case. As prejudices are tested and evidence weighed, the entire jury is forced to look past the show of the courtroom to unearth the shocking truth. Local director and two-time Helen Hayes nominee Christopher Gallu directs this first-rate ensemble in his Keegan debut.

PRESS RELEASE: Laughter on the 23rd Floor

Inspired by the playwright’s youthful experience as a staff writer on Sid Caesar’s Your Show of Shows, this Neil Simon favorite depicts the harried writing staff as they frantically scramble to top each other with gags while competing for the attention of star madman Max Prince. Laughter on the 23rd Floor takes a look at the backstage chaos that goes into writing and producing a show during the 1950’s golden age of television.

PRESS RELEASE: The Crucible

KEEGAN SET FOR U.S. RUN OF THE CRUCIBLE Opening October 22 at Church Street Theater October 6, 2011: The Keegan Theatre kicks off their 15th Anniversary season with Arthur Miller’s masterpiece The Crucible.  Off a successful 3 week tour of Ireland, The Crucible opens October 22, 2011, at the Church Street Theater. The Crucible, a

PRESS RELEASE: Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias Hits Keegan Stage July 23 June 27, 2011, Washington, DC- The Keegan Theatre closes its 2011 season with Robert Harling’s comedy-drama STEEL MAGNOLIAS, running July 23rd through August 21st at the Church Street Theater. STEEL MAGNOLIAS focuses on the camaraderie of six Southern women who talk, gossip, needle and harangue each other through the



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