Posts Tagged:Susan Marie Rhea

Washington City Paper: LINCOLNESQUE

[In Lincolnesque,] playwright John Strand has crafted a well structured comedy about the conflict between democratic ideals that, until recently, even the worst practitioners paid lip service to, and the situational ethics that even the most high-minded must indulge in if they are to accomplish anything. While some of the words are borrowed … Strand also has a

DC Theatre Scene: LINCOLNESQUE

Lincolnesque is a look back at a man and a time and a look at the here and now, when the high-minded words and ethics—integrity, honor— of the 16th President are seen as an innovative take on politicking. The script is funny, full of long runs of dialogue barbed with truths that catch your breath and make

DC Metro Theater Arts: LINCOLNESQUE

In Lincolnesque, a play written by John Strand and directed by Colin Smith, the art of lying for one’s country succeeds in fusing a deceptively light touch and inside-the-Beltway political humor with profoundly deep messaging that goes straight to the heart. Lincolnesque’s timeliness hits the bullseye. Brandon McCoy as Francis brings a boyish innocence to his delusional

The Washington Post: LINCOLNESQUE

The widely lamented awfulness of right now is why the Dupont Circle troupe Keegan Theatre has brought back [John Strand’s] “Lincolnesque,” a dark fantasy about a noble speechwriter who breaks down and starts channeling Abraham Lincoln’s loftiest prose. With “Lincolnesque,” the Keegan audience gets no sense that the seemingly of-the-moment show is over a decade old.

Keegan Announces New Outreach Initiatives for 22nd Season

September 26, 2018: The Keegan Theatre is pleased to announce initiatives designed to make Keegan a more inclusive and accessible destination for patrons and artists alike. Launching now, at the start of Keegan’s 22nd season, these efforts have been developed to help Keegan promote equity, diversity, and inclusion through art and action – a central element of the

Keegan Opens 22nd Season with John Strand’s LINCOLNESQUE

August 28, 2018: The Keegan Theatre kicks off its 2018-19 season with John Strand’s political comedy, Lincolnesque. Set on Capitol Hill during a mid-term election, Strand’s play examines the ways that language can unify and inspire, and the connections we seek — with our own better natures as well as with each other — as we strive to

Keegan Presents World Premiere of Brandon McCoy’s OTHER LIFE FORMS, Opens June 15

June 4, 2018: The Keegan Theatre presents the world premiere of OTHER LIFE FORMS, a romantic comedy of cosmic proportions by DC playwright Brandon McCoy, directed by Shirley Serotsky. The cast features Brianna Letourneau, Shanta Parasuraman, John Loughney, Josh Sticklin, and Aidan Quartana. About OTHER LIFE FORMS: Roommates Ben and Jeff couldn’t be more different. Ben is a

MD Theatre Guide: THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW

Cultural shifts and changes in the zeitgeist make great grist for art and entertainment, and Laura Eason’s enjoyable play, The Undeniable Sound of Right Now is no exception. A close look at a transitional moment in music history, Eason’s play makes its D.C. premiere at The Keegan Theatre in an intimate, well-crafted production featuring great music

Keegan Premieres Laura Eason’s THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW, Opening May 5

April 24, 2018: The Keegan Theatre presents the Washington, DC premiere of Laura Eason’s hilarious and heartbreaking play THE UNDENIABLE SOUND OF RIGHT NOW on May 5, 2018. Directed by Brandon McCoy, the play features a stellar cast with Chris Stezin, Susan Marie Rhea, Jessie Power, Josh Sticklin, Kevin Hasser, and Ryan Sellers. It’s 1992. Chicago. Hank is

MD Theatre Guide: CHICAGO

Keegan took this landmark show, and – even in their smaller stage – has kept the power and intensity of the show intact. “Chicago,” with its outrageously challenging dance sequences, stylized, larger than life characters and the tongue in cheek breaking of the fourth wall is one of a kind. And with the nice touches



Current Productions

Learn about the productions that are currently playing and coming up next at Keegan.

Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA

Looking for Keegan productions for kids and families? See what’s next onstage from Keegan PLAY-RAH-KA!