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Reviews October 4, 2019

MD Theatre Guide: WEST BY GOD

“West By God” is a new play by Brandon McCoy, a West Virginia native transplanted to the DC metro area, who is Keegan Theatre’s current Playwright in Residence. I mention that McCoy is a West Virginia native because West “By God” Virginia happens to be central to the theme of his play about roots, family,

Reviews October 4, 2019

The Washington Post: WEST BY GOD

Brandon McCoy’s WEST BY GOD stands tall at the divide of rural and urban America Snowshoe Mountain, Morgantown and the New River Gorge Bridge all co-star in Brandon McCoy’s “West By God,” a West Virginia love letter punctuated with postcard scenery. Seeing those images projected across the Keegan Theatre set should entice audiences to schedule

Reviews October 3, 2019

DC Metro Theater Arts: WEST BY GOD

The economic and social plight of America’s white rural working class has been the subject of recent blockbuster books from J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy to Educated, by Tara Westover. Now this disheartened population has become the focus of DC-area playwright Brandon McCoy, a native of West Virginia, who looks homeward in his new and well-intentioned

Announcements Press Releases September 26, 2019

Keegan’s ‘Playwright in Residence Series’ Joins WEST BY GOD Premiere

Plus Oct 13 Comedy Night to Benefit West Virginia Tour September 26, 2019: As part of a new initiative to showcase works by exciting emerging playwrights, Keegan Theatre’s Boiler Room Series presents the inaugural Playwright in Residence Series. During the world premiere run of WEST BY GOD (playing September 27 through October 20, 2019), Boiler

Announcements Press Releases September 10, 2019

FROM GUMBO TO MUMBO Selected for Charm City Fringe Festival

Makes Baltimore Debut October 16 September 10, 2019: The Keegan Theatre is proud to announce the selection of FROM GUMBO TO MUMBO for the upcoming Charm City Fringe Festival. Performances are on October 16, 18, 19, and 20, at the Downtown Cultural Arts Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Written and performed by local artists Drew Anderson

Announcements Press Releases August 22, 2019

Keegan Opens 23rd Season with World Premiere of WEST BY GOD

Brandon McCoy play debuts September 27 August 22, 2019: The Keegan Theatre announces the cast and creative team of Brandon McCoy’s heartwarming new play WEST BY GOD, making its world premiere on September 27, 2019 at The Andrew Keegan Theatre in Washington, DC. Following its premiere in DC, WEST BY GOD will travel to West

Reviews August 16, 2019

Washington City Paper: LEGALLY BLONDE

Keegan’s Legally Blonde Is a Frothy, Fast-Paced Delight Legally Blonde bends and snaps its way into your heart, whether you want it to or not. The musical is as fun and effervescent as the movie on which it’s based. Elle’s charm is essential for the show to work, and it flows through the entire production.

Reviews August 8, 2019

DC Theatre Scene: LEGALLY BLONDE

A delightfully funny, sweet summer musical “Oh. My. God.  Oh my god, you guys!” Keegan Theatre’s production of Legally Blonde is so over-the-top, fabulously fun – the perfect sweet treat on a sweltering DC summer evening. Director Ricky Drummond dials up the campiness with fun sight gags and asides to the audience, all played for laughs. Ashleigh King’s

Reviews August 7, 2019

DC Metro Theater Arts: LEGALLY BLONDE

In this summer of our discontent – what with unchecked climate change, racist politics, and mass murders – a bit of cheer in the form of a frothy tale of a privileged white girl who, through dint of smarts, integrity, and cuteness, winds up not only happy but more privileged than ever, can be a

Announcements July 24, 2019

Firefly Restaurant Partners with Keegan for LEGALLY BLONDE

Dupont Restaurant Supports Neighborhood Theatre with 20% Discount for Ticket Holders and Serves Special Elle Woods-Inspired Cocktail Flight July 24, 2019 — “Bend and snap … works every time!” Beginning August 3, The Keegan Theatre will bring the character of Elle Woods to Dupont Circle with the Washington, DC premiere production of LEGALLY BLONDE. During the


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