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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

Reviews November 19, 2019

Washington Post: AIRNESS

In Airness, the axes are invisible but the play is loud It’s a good thing invisible guitars don’t cost real money or the Keegan Theatre would be racking up thousands of dollars in damages each night. In the company’s entertaining presentation of Chelsea Marcantel’s play Airness, co-produced with 1st Stage, characters infuse their competitive air-guitar

Reviews November 19, 2019

DC Theatre Scene: AIRNESS

An air guitar comedy whose wildly talented cast strikes a comedy chord “The whole impetus of air guitar is world peace,” earnestly intones a grown man who goes by the name Golden Thunder right before he goes out on stage in a dingy bar to play a pretend instrument. This one moment, perhaps more than

Reviews November 15, 2019

Broadway World: AIRNESS

Airness by Chelsea Marcantel is in its DC premiere run at Keegan Theatre, co-produced by 1st Stage. The play centers around six characters (D Vicious, The Nina, Golden Thunder, Shreddy Eddy, Facebender, and Cannibal Queen) who devote themselves to entering and performing in air guitar competitions around the nation and the world. Airness is a good

Announcements Press Releases November 15, 2019

Keegan Theatre Announces 2019 Holiday Lineup

Featuring an annual favorite, a play with music for families, and a holiday concert November 15, 2019: The Keegan Theatre announces its lineup for the 2019 holiday season, including its beloved holiday tradition, AN IRISH CAROL, written by Dublin native and Keegan company member Matthew J. Keenan opening on December 12, a Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA production

Reviews November 14, 2019

DC Metro Theater Arts: AIRNESS

In uproarious ‘Airness’ at Keegan Theatre, the rock ‘n’ roll is unreal A show full of thrilling air guitar performances as feel-good as a concert by real rockstars. In the competitive national and international air guitar scene, contestants vie for championships and prizes by pretending to play (or “shred”) imaginary guitars to 60-second tracks from

Reviews November 14, 2019

DCist: AIRNESS

Keegan Theatre’s ‘Airness’ Is A Theatrical Rock Concert Without A Single Instrument Onstage Ten minutes to show time, and Guns N’ Roses was blaring, welcoming the audience to the jungle—er, Keegan Theatre. Followed by Aerosmith. Toss in Def Leppard, some Mountain, and OK, this was clearly going to be a party. Then: The lights dimmed.


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