THE WEIR, called “beautiful and devious” by The New York Times, will be directed by four-time Helen Hayes nominee and Keegan Artistic Director Mark A. Rhea. The cast of THE WEIR are no strangers to the stage or to Irish theater, with 15 Ireland tours, 5 Helen Hayes nominations, and dozens of roles in Irish works between them.
Keegan Theatre’s world premiere of Peter Coy’s “A Shadow of Honor” has received a recommendation from the Helen Hayes awards. See the show before it closes. Only two weekends remain! Thursdays-Saturdays at 8:00 pm Sunday matinees at 3:00 pm special added performance Monday, January 10 at 8:00 pm Tickets: $35/30 students and seniors
After you walk into the cavernous converted church to see A Shadow of Honor, the new play by Peter Coy being premiered by Keegan Theatre one of the first things you see is a rifle hanging above the fireplace in an old Virginia homestead. Later, when this rifle is taken down, you see that it
The actors do an admirable job of injecting life into their characters … Herren is splendidly natural as Caroline Ruffin, and Rhea is forceful as her thuggishly idealistic husband … Listol brings the right mixture of warmth and intensity to Kathy … And in the play’s early scenes, before his character has become a psychological
Metro Weekly named Keegan’s production of Dancing at Lughnasa one of the best of 2010: Dancing at Lughnasa, The Keegan Theatre — One of the first e-mails I ever got telling me that, as a critic, I didn’t know what I was talking about was from Keegan. It’s that spirit, so often reserved for defending
In its annual round-up of the year in theater, the Washington City Paper says: …RENT; I know you’ve been around the block a few times, but when your Alphabet City rocks as hard as it did in the Keegan Theatre’s production, I’ve gotta pay you your due.” – Trey Graham
This being a Clifford Odets play, told with tender humanism, we see our own lives right away in the plight of the young boxer. … Lynch and Keena do nice work depicting the growing difficulty with which the traditional father and the rebellious son are able to connect. … Rhea is impressive as the brash
The Keegan Theatre is doing a production of “Golden Boy” that seeks to represent Odets very faithfully, touching on the war between the starving artist and the financially successful man, and also on an important national issue: the role that fear of poverty played in the early 1930s, when almost all Americans were extremely anxious