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Reviews June 23, 2017

DC Theatre Scene: When We Were Young and Unafraid

Treem and the fine folks at Keegan prove that a deeply human and empathetic work can still offer surprises, and powerful challenges, and great theatrical entertainment.

Reviews June 22, 2017

Magic Time: When We Were Young and Unafraid

I recommend Keegan’s WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID as not only an excellent production but also a revealing political period piece.

Reviews June 21, 2017

DC Metro Theatre Arts: When We Were Young and Unafraid

Director Marie Byrd Sproul’s production at The Keegan Theatre unflinchingly confronts the issues, telling the story of victims who aren’t perfect, caretakers who have their own past, and abusers who didn’t spring from their mother’s womb as monsters.

Reviews June 21, 2017

Washington Post: When We Were Young and Unafraid

Treem unwinds a story you can’t shake, especially once the small cast in the Keegan Theatre production starts working the angles and attitudes of Treem’s increasingly interesting characters.

Press Releases June 6, 2017

Keegan Theatre Presents the D.C. Premiere of When We Were Young and Unafraid?

The Keegan Theatre presents the Washington DC premiere of Sarah Treem’s When We Were Young and Unafraid, opening on June 17, 2017. Directed by Marie Sproul, When We Were Young and Unafraid stars Keegan founding company member Sheri S. Herren as Agnes, the role originated by Cherry Jones on Broadway. Herren is joined by Kaylynn Creighton, Jenna Berk, Nora Achrati, and Theo Hadjimichael. The press opening is on Tuesday, June 20, at 8:00 pm.

Awards May 16, 2017

Keegan Receives 3 Helen Hayes Awards!

The Keegan Theatre is honored to receive 3 wins at the 33rd Annual Helen Hayes Awards! Congratulations to nominees and winners alike across all categories and especially to those among Keegan’s 16 overall nominations. Outstanding Production, Musical – Helen Next to Normal Outstanding Direction, Musical – Helen Mark A. Rhea and Colin Smith, Next to Normal

Reviews May 13, 2017

Magic Time!: Outside Mullingar

When I walked out of Outside Mullingar—directed by Producing Artistic Director Mark A. Rhea with what seemed inspired grace—I knew that I had just seen Keegan at its best.

Reviews May 12, 2017

Broadway World: Outside Mullingar

John Patrick Shanley’s play is part family drama, part romantic comedy with an Irish twist. No matter how you slice it, it’s exceedingly charming and down-to-earth.

Reviews May 12, 2017

DC Theatre Scene: Outside Mullingar

Keegan’s production gives the play its full measure, never condescending to these flawed characters, thus making them sympathetic and the story charming.

Reviews May 11, 2017

DC Metro Theatre Arts: Outside Mullingar

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR is a jewel of a play, best displayed in the intimacy of a theater like Keegan … a lyrical, heart-wrenching, and ultimately joyous tribute to those who stayed behind, tending the land that they loved,


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