We’re nearing the end of the Galway leg of our tour and I’ll surely be sad to leave this town. The town is filled with fine musicians which you find in the pubs of course, but just as often on the streets playing for a few coin – sometimes in the pouring rain at ten
September 12th, 2011 Galway, Ireland Dear Mom, My Director, Susan, asked if she could publish this letter on the Keegan website blog, so I will save my usual profanity-laced tirades for the next letter. The Ireland Tour is going great, if great is measured by the quantity of Guinness I’ve consumed. So far, I’ve enjoyed
The Keegan Crucible cast has completed its first week in Ireland! The time has flown by, and I can hardly believe we open in less than a day. We left Dulles at 6pm on September 3rd for a 20 hour trip which took us to Atlanta, then to Dublin, and finally to Galway. There, after
Our flight landed in Dublin Sunday morning September 4, but no one felt like we had really arrived in Ireland until Brad Smith walked into our rehearsal space on Wednesday afternoon, to a thunderous ovation from his fellow cast members. The official explanation for Delta’s refusal to allow Brad to board our flight in Atlanta
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Keegan Theatre and Town Hall combine for The Crucible
By Charlie Mcbride
ARTHUR MILLER’S classic parable of mass hysteria, The Crucible, will be presented by the Keegan Theatre Company from Washington DC at the Town Hall Theatre this month.
“Once Michael Diskin and I sat down and discussed the idea of this project last year, we were able to look at the numbers and we found ways that balanced it out, so we both felt it was worth the effort to bring this masterpiece to Ireland. We both had a passion to see this through, and now that it is a reality, I couldn’t be more excited. It is a dream come true!”
Washington’s Keegan Theatre return with The Crucible: Arthur Miller’s classic parable of mass hysteria, The Crucible, will be presented by the Keegan Theatre Company from Washington DC at the Town Hall Theatre from Monday, September 12 to Saturday, September 17. This year’s production of The Crucible will be Keegan Theatre’s 13th annual Irish tour; most recently they toured Fool for Love in 2010.
“Steel Magnolias” by Robert Harling exists in that narrow corridor between sentiment and sentimentality. When not carefully directed and acted, it offers opportunities for maudlin comments on the unfairness of life. But in a solid production, like the Keegan Theatre’s current offering, honest feeling prevails over bathos and banality. Although there is a central character
Warm up your curling irons and ready the Zatarain’s, the ladies of Chinquapin Parish have temporarily set up shop on Church Street. Director Mark Rhea revives Robert Harling’s play of sassy Southern living in a scintillating production at the Keegan Theatre near Dupont. If you’ve not yet had the pleasure of this dramedy in a