Press Releases September 11, 2017

Keegan Theatre Opens 21st Season with Stones in His Pockets

September 11, 2017:  The Keegan Theatre kicks off its 21st season with Marie Jones’ wickedly funny tragicomedy Stones in His Pockets, directed by Abigail Isaac Fine and starring Keegan company members and audience favorites Matthew J. Keenan and Josh Sticklin. In addition to the hilarious and thought-provoking narrative of Stones in His Pockets, the audience

Press Releases September 1, 2017

Keegan Theatre Announces “Boiler Room Series” of New Works and Unique Performances

Keegan’s commitment to supporting new work leads to the launch of exciting initiative. August 31, 2017: The Keegan Theatre is proud to announce the launch of its new programming arm, the Boiler Room Series. Boiler Room Series has launched with international, national, and local searches for new plays and musicals that will culminate with 5

Reviews August 11, 2017


The show is a winning testament to the impact one man from a tiny town can have on the people who loved him—or even just crossed paths with him for a moment. Even as his son Will (Ricky Drummond, appealing and appropriately stodgy) grows increasingly frustrated with his father’s seemingly tall tales and unwilling tendency to play anything but the hero, the audience gets swept up in Bloom’s impossibly epic version of his own story.

Reviews August 10, 2017

Magic Time!: Big Fish

The musical Big Fish is by any measure a feel-good show for the whole family, as evidenced by the buoyant and beautiful production now playing at The Keegan Theatre.

Reviews August 10, 2017

Broadway World: Big Fish

BIG FISH fills every inch of the intimate Keegan Theatre and leaves more than a little magic in its wake. This is a wholesome, feel good musical you can really escape into.

Reviews August 10, 2017

DC Metro Theatre Arts: BIG FISH

If you are looking for a feel-good show, with great voices and stimulating dance, then Big Fish is for you.

Reviews August 9, 2017

Washington Post: Big Fish

A bittersweet story about family dynamics. A slew of wild fables about a witch, a human cannonball, and more. The two narrative modes are sides of a single coin in “Big Fish,” a musical about a son’s relationship with his charming, infuriating fabulist of a father. Whether you consider the coin a matter-of-fact dime or a doubloon from a dragon’s hoard, it has been a good investment for the Keegan Theatre.

Buzz/Press August 8, 2017

WTOP: ‘Big Fish’ marks grand finale of Keegan Theatre’s 20th season in Dupont Circle

Sometimes tall tales are the ones we need to hear the most. Look no further than the musical fantasy “Big Fish,” which makes its Washington D.C. premiere at the newly-renovated Keegan Theatre in Dupont Circle now through Sept. 2.

Buzz/Press August 4, 2017

Washingtonian: Things To Do in DC

THEATER The DC premiere of Big Fish opens at the Keegan Theatre. Big Fish is based on Daniel Wallace‘s novel and Tim Burton‘s film; the musical tells of a traveling salesman whose son wants to get to the bottom of his larger-than-life tales. $45-$55, through September 2.

Buzz/Press August 3, 2017

The Washington Post on ‘Big Fish’: The magical movie spawned a musical that’s coming to D.C.

When Tim Burton’s “Big Fish” was released, songwriter Andrew Lippa was so moved by the movie that he immediately wanted to turn it into a musical. Ten years later, in 2013, his wish came true when the show he wrote with the original screenwriter, John August, opened on Broadway. After a modestly successful run there, the musical has enjoyed a second life in regional theaters, and it will finally have its D.C. premiere when it opens Saturday at the Keegan Theatre.

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