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
Christina Coakley and Michael Innocenti are directing the Washington premiere of the musical “Dogfight” and then getting married Sept. 5 — on that same stage.
Dogfight, the Justin Paul & Benj Pasek musical that tells a tender but brutal story of young people meeting in a situation that is destined for heartbreak, opens at The Keegan Theatre on August 22, 2015.
With its insights cutting edge and its wit cutting deep, The Best Man is most definitely a play worth seeing.
Go for the surprising script, the performances, and the ability to laugh at what normally makes you shudder every day on the news.
…Keegan Theatre has staged an all-too-real political clash between between two polar opposites that asks: What good is victory, if you have to betray all your ideals to achieve it?
Performed by an exceptional cast and burnished with meticulous technical oversight and attention to detail, The Best Man is the most completely satisfying production I have ever seen at The Keegan Theatre.
The Keegan Theatre presents Gore Vidal’s political corker The Best Man, opening January 25 at the Andrew Keegan Theatre in Washington, DC. A play about power, ambition, political secrets, ruthlessness and the race for the presidency, Vidal’s The Best Man is set at the national convention where two candidates are vying for their party’s nomination
A Q&A with Cabaret Directors Christina A. Coakley and Michael Innocenti
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