Posts Tagged:Susan Marie Rhea

DC Metro Theater Arts: CHICAGO

With its snappy-saucy take on Chicago, The Keegan Theatre shows it knows how to give an audience the ol’ razzle-dazzle. And Keegan has done the durable musical proud. In fact in Keegan’s mounting of the quasi-naughty musical on a bare wood set in a decommissioned church, a case can be made that Chicago’s vaudeville-based storytelling works even better

Metro Weekly: CHICAGO

Somewhere inside Roxie Hart’s first number [of The Keegan Theatre’s new production of Chicago], “Funny Honey,” during which the brazen, fame-craving floozy introduces her sorry sap of a husband Amos, it dawns that this Roxie is bananas. Portrayed by Maria Rizzo with a bold mix of moxie and murderous rage, she’s Roxie unhinged. And she

The Washington Post: CHICAGO

If there’s a bulletproof musical, “Chicago” is it. The John Kander-Fred Ebb-Bob Fosse masterpiece has been on Broadway and the road so long you don’t expect to encounter anything but that slinky version that’s been part of the entertainment landscape since the last century, but the Dupont Circle troupe Keegan Theatre has opened a production

Razzle Dazzle Comes to Keegan Stage: CHICAGO Opens March 10

February 15, 2018: The Keegan Theatre is excited to announce the March 10, 2018 opening of the legendary musical CHICAGO. With a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, and lyrics by Fred Ebb, CHICAGO is the winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, the Grammy Award for Best Musical Cast Recording, and two

Keegan Earns 8 Helen Hayes Awards Nominations!

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

Metro Weekly: TOP GIRLS

THE AUDACIOUS OPENING act of Caryl Churchill’s modern classic Top Girls assembles a millennium’s worth of female power, pain, and wisdom at one lively dinner party. Setting the mood for a story focused on modern career woman Marlene (Karina Hilleard), Churchill enlists five larger-than-life female figures — real and fictional, legendary and literary — to voice the

Washington Post: TOP GIRLS

The opening act of Caryl Churchill’s 1982 “Top Girls” is still breathtaking as women ranging from the ninth-century Pope Joan to 13th-century concubine Lady Nijo and Victorian-era explorer Isabella Bird gather for a vivacious dinner party hosted by a modern employment agency manager who is celebrating a promotion. The final act of Thatcher-era class warfare knifes into

Artistic Visionaries and Community Creators: Mark and Susan Marie Rhea

Mark and Susan Marie Rhea and Irish Theater THE WILSON CENTER | November 1, 2017 Nearly two decades have passed since two young actors appeared after one another as Brick and Maggie in a small foundling theater company’s second production of Tennessee Williams’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof as Brick and Maggie. Texan Mark Rhea had just

Longtime Keegan Associates Take New Leadership Positions

The Keegan Theatre is proud to announce the appointment of two longtime Keegan associates to new leadership positions: Susan Marie Rhea has been named the company’s new Artistic Director and Alexis J. Hartwick has been named the new Director of Education and Administration.



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