Category Archive for: Reviews

Buzz/Press Reviews January 30, 2017

DC Metro Theater Arts: HAMLETTE

Hamlette is a family-friendly take on what has become one of the most frequently interpreted plays by the Bard. It has a little something for everyone, giving us an idea of the characters as they were originally imagined while connecting the stories to the present day.

Reviews January 28, 2017

MD Theatre Guide: Mack, Beth

Does the curse of the Scottish play still apply when the play is stylized “Mack (comma) Beth”? If the audience’s reception is any indication, I would say no. Keegan Theatre has shown once again its talent for bringing together meaningful works of storytelling and exceptional artistic talent.

Reviews January 26, 2017

DC Metro Theatre Arts: Mack, Beth

Chris Stezin’s adaptation of Macbeth, presented by Director Matt Ripa at The Keegan Theatre, is a daring attempt to bring one of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies into the modern day … entertaining … filled with twists and turns.

Reviews December 27, 2016

DC Theatre Scene: An Irish Carol (2016)

It’s a very real cast, grounded by a moody set and lighting that’ll have you wanting to spend your Christmas Eve in Ireland. AN IRISH CAROL is a lovely spin on the traditional Christmas tale surely on its way to becoming a classic in its own right.

Buzz/Press Reviews December 27, 2016

The Georgetowner: An Irish Carol (2016)

The play, written by company member Matthew Keenan, is now in its sixth year. Infused periodically with new cast members, it deals with a disaffected and wealthy man who’s focused too much of his life on tending to his business and not enough on being a complete human being … AN IRISH CAROL has a profane and lyrical way with words. It’s a good fit with the Keegan repertoire, which has always been an Irish stew of mostly contemporary plays… The redone theater has both a modern and an intimate feel to it. It’s welcoming, like the company itself.

Reviews November 22, 2016

Washington Blade: Six Degrees of Separation

[Director] Brnadon McCoy, a Keegan company member, has assembled an able cast and design team to bring to life Guare’s well-spun yarn. … Matthew Keenan’s spare and elegant set consists of a two-sided spinning Kandinsky and free-floating pieces of white flats that hang like disengaged puzzles pieces.

Reviews November 12, 2016

Magic Time: Six Degrees of Separation

Keegan Theatre’s stimulating production of Six Degrees of Separation is worth seeing for all the reasons my colleagues Julia Hurley and David Friscic have pointed out. The reason that knocked me out last night, however, was the fascinating performance of Ryan Swain.



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