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Announcements October 15, 2019

The Keegan Theatre Presents Air Guitar Comedy AIRNESS

DC Premiere Opens November 8 October 15, 2019: The Keegan Theatre presents the Washington, DC premiere of Chelsea Marcantel’s new comedy AIRNESS, opening November 8 and running through November 30, 2019 at The Andrew Keegan Theatre in Washington, DC. AIRNESS is directed by Keegan company member Christina A. Coakley and is co-produced with 1st Stage

Reviews October 10, 2019

Washington City Paper: WEST BY GOD

Keegan’s WEST BY GOD Celebrates the Mountain State West By God, which makes its world premiere at the Keegan Theatre, is “a story about home” by Keegan company member Brandon McCoy. The play digs into McCoy’s feelings both about “home” as a concept and his actual home—McCoy was raised in West Virginia, and says in

Press Releases October 8, 2019

The Keegan Theatre Announces 4th Annual Gala

’80s Mystery Event Slated for November 18 October 8, 2019: The Keegan Theatre celebrates its 23rd season with the 4th Annual Gala & Silent Auction on Monday, November 18, starting at 7:00 pm at The Andrew Keegan Theatre in Washington, DC. This fourth annual fundraising gala supports initiatives that continue to keep theatre accessible at

Reviews October 8, 2019

DC Theatre Scene: WEST BY GOD

A love letter to rural life in West Virginia Brandon McCoy admits that he has written a love letter to his home state of West Virginia. McCoy has created a work that is both personal and heartachingly relatable to anyone who has pulled up roots and moved away from home. And yet, his home of

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


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