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The Washington Post: BOY

Looking back as a 20-something, Adam Turner remembers his high school prom as agony. He was living as a girl back then. He wore a dress. His date groped him. Years after the traumatic event, he recounts the experience to his soul mate, Jenny. He speaks quietly, but his pain manifests with such immediacy that

DC Metro Theater Arts: BOY

“Oh, god. Maybe it didn’t work,” the mother exclaims in alarm. It’s the moment in this hold-your-breath drama when she realizes the gender experiment done on her child, one of two identical twins born male, had been a horrendous failure. The play by Anna Ziegler, titled Boy, was inspired by a true story. The riveting

Broadway World: BOY

Keegan Theatre’s fine production of the 90 minute Boy [is] directed with skill and compassion by Susan Marie Rhea. John Jones leads Rhea’s excellent cast in a noteworthy professional debut. Jones must play Adam Turner as both a child and as a young adult; and the range of emotions called for is also extensive. Jones

MD Theatre Guide: AN IRISH CAROL

Where Dickens’ Carol is straightforward and direct in its timeline, An Irish Carol’s timeline is non-linear in style and it works well.  The writer is Keegan company member and Dublin native Matthew J. Keenan. His version has been a tradition for 9 years running and should remain one for a very long time. Director Mark

Broadway World: AN IRISH CAROL

Keegan Theatre’s production of An Irish Carol by Matthew J. Keenan holds all the charm and heart of the original Dickens tale, except this time with a tad more profanity, and booze. A staple tradition of the DC theatre scene, An Irish Carol is in its 9th annual production for Keegan and hasn’t lost any

DC Theatre Scene: AN IRISH CAROL

No holiday season would be complete without a viewing of Charles Dickens’ 176-year-old classic, A Christmas Carol. And while my heart will forever hold true to the George C. Scott movie-version of my youth, audiences around the world will suffer no shortage of options… At DC’s Keegan Theatre — the staging of An Irish Carol, written by company

Washington Post: AIRNESS

In Airness, the axes are invisible but the play is loud It’s a good thing invisible guitars don’t cost real money or the Keegan Theatre would be racking up thousands of dollars in damages each night. In the company’s entertaining presentation of Chelsea Marcantel’s play Airness, co-produced with 1st Stage, characters infuse their competitive air-guitar

DC Theatre Scene: AIRNESS

An air guitar comedy whose wildly talented cast strikes a comedy chord “The whole impetus of air guitar is world peace,” earnestly intones a grown man who goes by the name Golden Thunder right before he goes out on stage in a dingy bar to play a pretend instrument. This one moment, perhaps more than

Broadway World: AIRNESS

Airness by Chelsea Marcantel is in its DC premiere run at Keegan Theatre, co-produced by 1st Stage. The play centers around six characters (D Vicious, The Nina, Golden Thunder, Shreddy Eddy, Facebender, and Cannibal Queen) who devote themselves to entering and performing in air guitar competitions around the nation and the world. Airness is a good

DC Metro Theater Arts: AIRNESS

In uproarious ‘Airness’ at Keegan Theatre, the rock ‘n’ roll is unreal A show full of thrilling air guitar performances as feel-good as a concert by real rockstars. In the competitive national and international air guitar scene, contestants vie for championships and prizes by pretending to play (or “shred”) imaginary guitars to 60-second tracks from



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