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Announcements June 17, 2020

Keegan Accepted Into Extended Bloomberg Program and Catalogue for Philanthropy

The Keegan Theatre is pleased to announce its acceptance into a pair of highly selective programs, the extended Arts Innovation and Management (AIM) program, supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the DeVos Institute of Arts Management, and the 2020-21 class of the Greater Washington Catalogue for Philanthropy. The extended AIM program is a continued and amplified

Announcements Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA May 20, 2020

Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA Announces Virtual Summer Camps for K-5th Graders

13 Weeks Starting June 1 — Morning, Afternoon, and Full Day Sessions Available! May 21, 2020: The Keegan Theatre’s brand for young people and families, Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA (PRK), is moving online for the summer! In an effort to help young people stay engaged with their creative selves and their peers without sacrificing health and safety, PRK is

Announcements Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA April 6, 2020

Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA Announces Online Arts for Young People & Families

At-Home Activities for All Ages Now Open for Registration April 6, 2020: Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA, the arm of The Keegan Theatre exclusively focused on theatre education and programming for young people and families, is pleased to announce new opportunities for young people of all ages to be creative and have fun with theatre and storytelling —

Announcements March 30, 2020

“Return to Good Company” Focuses on Restoring Community

New Campaign Moves MEMPHIS to 2020-21 Season, Plans HEDWIG as Summer Opener March 30, 2020: As the COVID-19 crisis continues to evolve, The Keegan Theatre is moving from emergency response efforts to planning for the future, announcing the new Return to Good Company campaign to focus Keegan staff, development, and company efforts during quarantine toward

Announcements March 3, 2020

Keegan’s Boiler Room Series Announces WOMXN on Fire Festival

2020 Festival Features the Talents of 70+ DMV Theatre Artists March 3, 2020: Keegan’s Boiler Room Series is pleased to announce the 4th Annual WOMXN on Fire Festival at Keegan Theatre, March 9-15, 2020. This year’s festival includes FIRE & SPICE, a red-hot cabaret and kick-off event featuring 10 of the DMV’s favorite womxn performers,

Reviews February 21, 2020

Washington Blade: BOY

Keegan’s BOY is gut-wrenching coming-of-age tale Anna Ziegler’s Boy is a searing story of sex and gender. Currently making its Washington-area premiere at Keegan Theatre, the prolific playwright’s 2015 work unblinkingly explores the pain and struggle that results when gender is imposed regardless of what the person feels he/she/they are. With the help of Jeremy Bennett’s

Reviews February 16, 2020

The Washington Post: BOY

Looking back as a 20-something, Adam Turner remembers his high school prom as agony. He was living as a girl back then. He wore a dress. His date groped him. Years after the traumatic event, he recounts the experience to his soul mate, Jenny. He speaks quietly, but his pain manifests with such immediacy that

Reviews February 15, 2020

DC Metro Theater Arts: BOY

“Oh, god. Maybe it didn’t work,” the mother exclaims in alarm. It’s the moment in this hold-your-breath drama when she realizes the gender experiment done on her child, one of two identical twins born male, had been a horrendous failure. The play by Anna Ziegler, titled Boy, was inspired by a true story. The riveting

Reviews February 13, 2020

Broadway World: BOY

Keegan Theatre’s fine production of the 90 minute Boy [is] directed with skill and compassion by Susan Marie Rhea. John Jones leads Rhea’s excellent cast in a noteworthy professional debut. Jones must play Adam Turner as both a child and as a young adult; and the range of emotions called for is also extensive. Jones

Announcements Awards February 3, 2020

Keegan Theatre Receives 13 Helen Hayes Nominations

At a celebration on Monday, February 3, 2020 honoring theatre excellence on stages across the Washington area, theatre artists, administrators, patrons, and special guests gathered in the National Theatre’s Helen Hayes Gallery for theatreWashington’s announcement of nominees for the 36th Annual Helen Hayes Awards. Keegan is proud to receive 13 total nominations for 2019 productions


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