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Review: ‘Stones in His Pockets’ at Keegan Theatre

Engaging with warm-hearted humor and disarming in the depth of scenes about lost boys and bitter men with their dreams crushed, the Keegan Theatre production of the Marie Jones’ Stones in his Pockets (1999) is a winner of a serious comedy. Under the affectionate, perceptive direction of Abigail Isaac Fine, Stones in his Pockets aims […]

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Review: ‘Black Nativity’ at Theater Alliance

I saw Black Nativity last year at Anacostia Playhouse and was so thrilled by it (as I wrote in my rave review), I had to go again this year. I went  expecting to see a reproduction of a splendid show every bit as good as before. That’s what theaters typically do when they remount a […]

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‘Dogfight’ at The Keegan Theatre

A trip to the Keegan Theatre is a must for they are now presenting the first collaboration of the dynamic songwriting team of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul—namely, the musical Dogfight (based on the popular cult film of 1991 starring River Phoenix and Lili Taylor and a critically-acclaimed Off-Broadway hit). It will be very easy for […]

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Capital Fringe 2014 Preview: ‘Rock the Warehouse’: Interviews with the Writer/Directors of CapFringe’s ‘Rock Bottom [A Rock Opus]’ and ‘The 27 Club’

The Warehouse Theater seems to be the performance space that won’t die. A main venue for the Capital Fringe Festival since its inception, it’s also been home to countless performances for a variety of theater companies. Once slated for destruction, it keeps rising from the ashes – much like some of the productions slated there […]

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‘How To Catch a Leprechaun’ on Saturday December 22 & 29 at The Keegan Theatre by Mario Baldessari

What’s red and green and has absolutely nothing to do with Christmas? Why, it’s Oillin the leprechaun in How To Catch a Leprechaun – a new, all-ages musical that I wrote with my pal, Ethan Slater.  On Saturday, Dec. 22, and Saturday, Dec. 29, The Keegan Theatre is holding an encore reading/singing of this fun-for-the-whole-family comedy that promises to be Erin go […]

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