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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.

Buzz/Press January 25, 2017

Keegan welcomes young audiences with Hamlette

Keegan Theatre’s new Theatre for Young Audiences program, PLAY-RAH-KA, opens its second production, Hamlette by Allison K Williams, directed by Ricky Drummond, this Saturday at 11 am for four performances through February 11th.

Buzz/Press Reviews January 25, 2017

How Mad Men inspired Chris Stezin’s Mack, Beth

A modern version of the classic is one way that Keegan Theatre hopes to attract younger audiences to the theater, and Stezin feels it can also bring some attention to Sir William and his works, as well.

Press Releases December 29, 2016

Keegan Theatre Presents World Premiere of Mack, Beth

The Keegan Theatre kicks off 2017 with the world premiere of Mack, Beth, a modern retelling of Shakespeare’s tragedy by award-winning local playwright Chris Stezin. Mack, Beth is current and razor-sharp, with finely crafted, complex characters, taut storytelling, and all the intrigue audiences expect from this classic tale of greed and power.

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 December 21, 2016

DC Metro Theatre Arts: An Irish Carol (2016)

The Keegan Theatre’s production of An Irish Carol is an original take on an old holiday favorite, and an excellent addition to anyone’s list of traditions this time of year.

Uncategorized December 21, 2016

MD Theatre Review: An Irish Carol (2016)

Come in from the cold, grab your pint, and enjoy The Keegan Theatre’s most recent staging of “An Irish Carol.” Written by Matthew Keenan and directed by Mark A. Rhea, the play is a delightful reimagining of Dickens’ tale of redemption.

Reviews December 21, 2016

Broadway World: An Irish Carol (2016)

[A] delightful way to spend 90 minutes and realize the true meaning of Christmas.


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