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Announcements Awards January 18, 2011

Helen Hayes Recommends “A Shadow of Honor”

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

Reviews January 14, 2011

DCist: “A Shadow of Honor”

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

Reviews January 13, 2011

Review Round-Up: “A Shadow of Honor”

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

Reviews January 3, 2011

Keegan named ‘The Best Stage of 2010?

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

Reviews January 3, 2011

RENT Rocks City Paper

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

Reviews December 4, 2010

DC Theatre Scene: “Golden Boy”

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

Reviews December 4, 2010

Washington Post: “Golden Boy Packs a Wallop”

“Keegan’s production of this Clifford Odets play packs a wallop . . . director Lee Mikeska Gardner deftly orchestrates the rhythms and intensities of this 1937 work … ”

Reviews December 3, 2010

Washington Examiner: “Golden Boy”

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

Announcements October 13, 2010

Keegan Theatre’s New Signage

Keegan Theatre’s new banner as seen from the 18th and 17th street, respectively.

Ireland Tour Reviews November 15, 2009

REVIEW ROUND-UP: “Of Mice and Men”

THE EDGE “A tremendously talented group of performers … Matt Boliek does an outstanding job of capturing the character Candy … Lee Mathews imbues the character of Curley’s wife, whom many find as loathsome, with enough pathos to make her worthy of pity. … Gavigan is absolutely riveting. … A rare performance in which every actor


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