A Shadow of Honor

A Shadow of Honor
JAN 7 – 30, 2011
Peter Coy
Matthew Keenan


From the playwright who brought DC audiences A House in the Country and An Island of No Land At All comes a compelling story of history and family, love and war. Keegan Theatre is proud to present the world premiere of Peter Coy’s A Shadow of Honor,where past and present collide as a new generation faces the repercussions of war — and something has to give.


The Washington Post Review

“The actors do an admirable job of injecting life into their characters.”

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DC Theatre Scene Review

“Director Matthew Keenan keeps the action switching smoothly between the two stories.”

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DCist Review

“Director Matthew Keenan’s attention to characteristic details like this tell you a lot about the play you are watching.”

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Arlington Weekly News TV Review

“The author beautifully combines, simultaneously on the stage, a connection between the Civil War and Vietnam through two families. … A must-see…”

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William Ruffin Mark A. Rhea
Caroline Ruffin Sheri S. Herren
Grace Ruffin Emily Levey
Aubrey Strode Jon Townson
Tyler McNeill Michael Innocenti
Kathy McNeill Shannon Listol

Production Team

Director Matthew Keenan
Stage Manager Lauren Miller
Set Designer George Lucas
Sound Designer Matthew J. Keenan
Light Designer Megan Thrift
Master Electrician Drew Kopas
Costume Designers Kelly Peacock and Emily Riehl-Bedford
Properties Designer/Set Dresser Carol Baker
Properties Assistant Katrina Wiskup