Posts Tagged:Colin Smith

The Washington Post: August: Osage County

Packed with dysfunctional-family melodrama and satisfying zingers, “August: Osage County” chronicles the clashes and revelations that roil Violet’s household after her husband, Beverly, an alcoholic poet, mysteriously disappears.

DC Theatre Scene: August: Osage County

This play is in three acts, and is three hours and forty minutes long. When it ended, I wanted some more. Brothers and sisters, that’s good theater.

MD Theatre Guide: August: Osage County

Keegan Theatre’s August: Osage County is a Washington production well-worth seeing: a three-act Greek trilogy of sorts, the play explores through crisis and comedy the darkest areas of the soul. To be sure, you won’t leave the theatre feeling like all is right with the world, but you might leave wanting to do your part to salvage what’s left.

PRESS RELEASE: August: Osage County

Closing out Keegan’s 2011-12 season is Tracy Letts’ Pulitizer Prize-winning and Tony Award-winning play, August: Osage County. Letts’ jaw-dropping masterpiece of opens on Friday, August 3 and runs through September 2, 2012, at the company’s home on Church Street in Dupont Circle.

The EDGE: Twelve Angry Men

The setting of the Keegan Theater is the perfect venue for “12 Angry Men”. The space is small, bare, and somewhat claustrophobic, as is the play, set in 1954 in a jury room in the Bronx on the hottest day of the year. The set design has a convincingly spare look, with just a windowless brick wall for backdrop.

Drama Urge: Twelve Angry Men

Justice is in the balance in DC as The Keegan Theatre offers up a bruising examination of the judicial system, American style, in Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose (now extended to 3/31). To paraphrase from the popular quote: Verdicts are like sausages; it’s better not to see them in the making.



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Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA

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