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Announcements Press Releases April 29, 2019

Keegan Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Lineup

Season 23: Rising to the Challenge April 29, 2019: The Keegan Theatre is proud to announce its 2019-2020 season, featuring a groundbreaking collection of plays and musicals, including one world premiere, three Washington DC premieres, and our first ever U.S. tour. The season, titled Rising to the Challenge, spotlights characters who face unique challenges - from
Press Releases April 18, 2019

Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA Presents THE RELUCTANT DRAGON, a Sensory Friendly Experience For All

April 18, 2019: Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA, the education and family programming arm of the Keegan Theatre, continues its season of theatre for young people and families with THE RELUCTANT DRAGON, by Mary Hall Surface and directed by Ricky Drummond, opening May 11 and playing weekend mornings at 11:00 am at Keegan Theatre. Adapted by local playwright

Press Releases March 21, 2019

Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA Presents FROM GUMBO TO MUMBO

A Dynamic Cauldron of Hip Hop, Poetry, and Theatre for Teenagers and Their Families March 21, 2019: Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA, the education and family programming arm of the Keegan Theatre, continues its season of theatre for young people and families with the world premiere of FROM GUMBO TO MUMBO, a unique new work for teenagers and

Announcements March 19, 2019

Keegan Announces Cast and Creative Team for Tony-Winning GOD OF CARNAGE

March 19, 2019: The Keegan Theatre is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for the upcoming production of the 2009 Tony Award-winner for Best Play, GOD OF CARNAGE by Yasmina Reza (also the playwright of the 1998 Tony Award-winner for Best Play, ART). In this shrewd and vicious comedy, Reza ferociously and hilariously

Reviews March 14, 2019

BroadwayWorld: HANDS ON A HARDBODY

What is the American dream? Some would say two kids, a house with a white picket fence, and a dog. In the musical Hands on a Hardbody, with book by Doug Wright and music by Trey Anastasio and Amanda Green paired with lyrics by Green, the American Dream is a “hardbody” or a little red pickup truck at the center of an

Reviews March 13, 2019

DC Metro Theater Arts: HANDS ON A HARDBODY

Keegan Theater, renowned for its slam-dunk productions of well-known musicals such as Chicago, Hair, and American Idiot, now delivers the goods with one more out of the way… and it’s a winner. Hands on a Hardbody is a hoedown of heart and humor and a shindig of lifted spirits. First of all, the score (music

Reviews March 13, 2019

DC Theatre Scene: HANDS ON A HARDBODY

Sure, it might not immediately resonate as stereotypical Broadway fodder, but Hands on a Hardbody actually makes a lot of sense as an idea for a musical. The show was based on a documentary of the same name, had a brief Broadway run in 2013 and is known for helping launch the career of “The

Announcements Awards February 5, 2019

Keegan Theatre Receives 10 Helen Hayes Nominations

On Monday, February 4, 2019, at a celebration 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 35th Annual Helen Hayes Awards, which will be presented on Monday, May 13, 2019. Keegan is

Reviews January 25, 2019

BroadwayWorld: THE BALTIMORE WALTZ

The Keegan Theatre’s The Baltimore Waltz is a confrontation of mortality, a hilarious farce, an exposé of the limits of the medical system, a noir thriller, and crucially, a flawlessly staged and acted production. The play’s many facets and refusal to map its themes on to a traditional three act structure might frustrate the more literally-minded. But

Announcements Press Releases January 24, 2019

Keegan Theatre Announces Action to Support People Living with HIV/AIDS

Benefit Performance for Whitman-Walker, Food Drive for Food & Friends January 24, 2019:  The Keegan Theatre is proud to announce a pair of initiatives during the run of THE BALTIMORE WALTZ to help support Washington, DC-area community members affected by HIV/AIDS, including a special benefit performance for Whitman-Walker Health and a special food drive for


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