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Reviews March 15, 2018

Metro Weekly: CHICAGO

Somewhere inside Roxie Hart’s first number [of The Keegan Theatre’s new production of Chicago], “Funny Honey,” during which the brazen, fame-craving floozy introduces her sorry sap of a husband Amos, it dawns that this Roxie is bananas. Portrayed by Maria Rizzo with a bold mix of moxie and murderous rage, she’s Roxie unhinged. And she

Reviews March 14, 2018

The Washington Post: CHICAGO

If there’s a bulletproof musical, “Chicago” is it. The John Kander-Fred Ebb-Bob Fosse masterpiece has been on Broadway and the road so long you don’t expect to encounter anything but that slinky version that’s been part of the entertainment landscape since the last century, but the Dupont Circle troupe Keegan Theatre has opened a production

Press Releases February 26, 2018

Boiler Room Series Announces Full Company of WOMXN on Fire Festival

February 26, 2018: This March, Keegan’s Boiler Room Series will turn up the heat for six local womXn playwrights, six local womXn directors, and a host of actors with the return of the newly named WOMXN on Fire Festival. Building on the success and audience feedback of last year’s festival, this year the festival will feature

Press Releases February 22, 2018

PRK Opens THE BOCKETY WORLD OF HENRY & BUCKET March 19

February 22, 2018: Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA presents Sarah Argent’s play for young people and families, The Bockety World of Henry & Bucket, opening on March 19, 2018 at the Andrew Keegan Theatre in Washington, DC. The production is designed for kids as young as 4 years old and plays for public audiences at Keegan on Saturday,

Press Releases February 15, 2018

Razzle Dazzle Comes to Keegan Stage: CHICAGO Opens March 10

February 15, 2018: The Keegan Theatre is excited to announce the March 10, 2018 opening of the legendary musical CHICAGO. With a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, and lyrics by Fred Ebb, CHICAGO is the winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, the Grammy Award for Best Musical Cast Recording, and two

Announcements Awards February 6, 2018

Keegan Earns 8 Helen Hayes Awards Nominations!

At a special event at the National Theatre on February 5, 2018, theatreWashington announced the nominees for the 2018 Helen Hayes Awards, including 8 nominations for Keegan in total! Last spring’s hit musical Parade earned 7, including Outstanding Production, and this winter’s production of Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls earned 1. PARADE Outstanding Choreography in a Musical  Rachel Leigh

Reviews January 29, 2018

BroadwayWorld: UNNECESSARY FARCE

The Keegan Theatre’s UNNECESSARY FARCE is the comedy we all need in these troubling times. Written by Paul Slade Smith and adroitly directed by Ray Ficca, this D.C. premiere will make you really, truly, laugh. Noah Schaefer as cop Eric opens the show with skillful physical comedy. Eric and Billie (Jenna Lawrence), two inexperienced cops, are tasked with manning

Press Releases January 27, 2018

Boiler Room Series Launches WOMXN on Fire Festival with Open Call

January 26, 2018: This March, the Boiler Room Series will turn up the heat for six local womXn playwrights, six local womXn directors, and a host of actors with the return of Keegan Theatre’s newly named WOMXN on Fire Festival. Building on the success and audience feedback of last year’s festival, this year the festival will feature six

Reviews January 26, 2018

MD Theatre Guide: UNNECESSARY FARCE

Part traditional and part bedroom farce, with an appropriately absurd plot that you feel compelled to see through to the end despite the high frequency of groan-worthy jokes, Unnecessary Farce is a well received and a timely poke at all things sly and silly. The play starts as a police stakeout, trying to nap a crooked mayor

Reviews January 25, 2018

DC Metro Theater Arts: UNNECESSARY FARCE

With one two-act-long scene, eight loudly slamming doors, and countless head-over-heels tumbles, Unnecessary Farce by Paul Slade Smith makes its hilarious D.C. premiere at the Keegan Theatre. Directed by Ray Ficca, this true-to-style farce tails two stumbling undercover cops in their attempts to expose an embezzling mayor and in the process crashes headlong into a mafia ring, a


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