Ireland Tour September 16, 2011

Judge Hathorne Speaks…

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

Ireland Tour September 13, 2011

A Letter to Mom

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

Ireland Tour September 12, 2011

First Week in Ireland

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

Ireland Tour September 11, 2011

Young Irish Actors

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

Announcements September 9, 2011

Subscription Packages Now On Sale

Season subscription packages are now available online. See below for details on our FULL and SIX-PACK subscription options. FULL SEASON SUBSCRIPTION 8 productions Reserved seating Easy no hassle ticket exchanges Advance invitations to talkbacks, play readings and other special events Personalized service No ticketing fees 8 SHOWS – $195 A savings of over $100!! SIX

Ireland Tour Reviews September 2, 2011

Galway Advertiser: The Crucible

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!”

Ireland Tour Reviews September 2, 2011

Galway City Tribune: The Crucible

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.

Announcements August 10, 2011

The 2011-2012 Season Announced

The Keegan Theatre is thrilled to announce the final line-up for the 2011-2012 season, the company’s fifteenth.

Reviews August 3, 2011

The Examiner: Steel Magnolias

“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

Reviews August 2, 2011

The Edge: Steel Magnolias

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

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