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Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA Presents HOW TO CATCH A LEPRECHAUN

HOW TO CATCH A LEPRECHAUN Returns December 16 Family Fun Back by Popular Demand November 19, 2017: Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA is proud to present its first main stage family programming production of the 2017-2018 season, How to Catch a Leprechaun by local playwrights Mario Baldessari and Ethan Slater. The delightful children’s musical is based on the familiar Irish folktale

Keegan’s AN IRISH CAROL Returns for the Holidays

November 20, 2017:  The Keegan Theatre’s annual holiday classic An Irish Carol, written by Dublin native and Keegan company member Matthew J. Keenan, returns for its seventh season.  A beloved holiday tradition that has played to sold-out audiences since premiering in 2011, An Irish Carol runs December 14- 31, 2017. Keegan audiences return year after year to

Metro Weekly: TOP GIRLS

THE AUDACIOUS OPENING act of Caryl Churchill’s modern classic Top Girls assembles a millennium’s worth of female power, pain, and wisdom at one lively dinner party. Setting the mood for a story focused on modern career woman Marlene (Karina Hilleard), Churchill enlists five larger-than-life female figures — real and fictional, legendary and literary — to voice the

MD Theatre Guide: TOP GIRLS

In the original 1982 New York Times review of the Public’s production of “Top Girls,” critic Frank Rich explained the way that the playwright Caryl Churchill sees the theatre as “an open frontier where lives can be burst apart and explored.” It recalls an image of the playwright as a conjurer, creating characters like stars

DC Theatre Scene: TOP GIRLS

A look back at the past that contains a look back at the distant past, Top Girls comes across as almost more of a recently-written period play than the 1982 piece that it is. That is a credit to playwright Caryl Churchill’s balanced eye, which captures the tone of the era in which she wrote it without

DC Metro Theater Arts: TOP GIRLS

With an opening act that rocks with ego and overlapping dialogue and grotesque caricature, when the realism sets with its equally vivid, yet profoundly disturbed characters, we in the audience accept the mythology of our own perceptions. We accept the falseness of our own declarations of truth. We accept the battleground called life. It turns

Washington Post: TOP GIRLS

The opening act of Caryl Churchill’s 1982 “Top Girls” is still breathtaking as women ranging from the ninth-century Pope Joan to 13th-century concubine Lady Nijo and Victorian-era explorer Isabella Bird gather for a vivacious dinner party hosted by a modern employment agency manager who is celebrating a promotion. The final act of Thatcher-era class warfare knifes into

Keegan Roars into the 20’s with the 2017 Gala

The Keegan Theatre celebrates its 21st season with a gala on Monday, November 13 at 6:30 pm at the theatre. This second annual fundraising gala supports Keegan’s mainstage productions, new works development – especially through the company’s new Boiler Room Series – and world premieres, and artistic education and opportunities for young people through Keegan

Artistic Visionaries and Community Creators: Mark and Susan Marie Rhea

Mark and Susan Marie Rhea and Irish Theater THE WILSON CENTER | November 1, 2017 Nearly two decades have passed since two young actors appeared after one another as Brick and Maggie in a small foundling theater company’s second production of Tennessee Williams’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof as Brick and Maggie. Texan Mark Rhea had just

BroadwayWorld: STONES IN HIS POCKETS

Director Abigail Isaac Fine has given audiences a worthy production of Jones’ famous play, perhaps the greatest sign of her talent being her ability to render the many shifts in character and location so seamless that the audience can’t help but go on the whole journey, nearly effortlessly. Stones in his Pockets is a treat, and yet



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