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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

Announcements Press Releases February 3, 2020

Keegan Announces Special Events in Connection to Anna Ziegler’s BOY

Panels on Gender Follow BOY and ALIX IN WONDERLAND Staged Reading February 3, 2020: The Keegan Theatre is pleased to announce two moderated post-show discussions and audience talkbacks on the subject of gender identity after the theatre’s mainstage production of Anna Ziegler’s play BOY and a staged reading of Buzz Mauro and Norman Allen’s new musical

Announcements Press Releases December 20, 2019

Cast and Team Announced for Anna Ziegler’s BOY at The Keegan Theatre

DC Premiere Begins Performances February 7, Special Event February 24 December 20, 2019: The Keegan Theatre kicks off 2020 with the DC premiere of Anna Ziegler’s BOY, opening February 7 and running through March 7, 2020, at the Andrew Keegan Theatre in Washington, DC. BOY is directed by Keegan Artistic Director Susan Marie Rhea. The

Reviews December 18, 2019

MD Theatre Guide: AN IRISH CAROL

Where Dickens’ Carol is straightforward and direct in its timeline, An Irish Carol’s timeline is non-linear in style and it works well.  The writer is Keegan company member and Dublin native Matthew J. Keenan. His version has been a tradition for 9 years running and should remain one for a very long time. Director Mark

Reviews December 17, 2019

Broadway World: AN IRISH CAROL

Keegan Theatre’s production of An Irish Carol by Matthew J. Keenan holds all the charm and heart of the original Dickens tale, except this time with a tad more profanity, and booze. A staple tradition of the DC theatre scene, An Irish Carol is in its 9th annual production for Keegan and hasn’t lost any

Reviews December 17, 2019

DC Theatre Scene: AN IRISH CAROL

No holiday season would be complete without a viewing of Charles Dickens’ 176-year-old classic, A Christmas Carol. And while my heart will forever hold true to the George C. Scott movie-version of my youth, audiences around the world will suffer no shortage of options… At DC’s Keegan Theatre — the staging of An Irish Carol, written by company

Announcements Press Releases December 10, 2019

Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA Presents Family Play for the Holidays, THE MAGICAL PIÑATA

Also Announcing Winter Break PLAY Days for Students in K-5th Grade December 10, 2019:  Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA, Keegan Theatre’s brand for young people and families, presents THE MAGICAL PIÑATA, a play with music for families this holiday season, playing December 14-30, 2019 at the Andrew Keegan Theatre in Washington, DC. The press opening is on December


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