Posts Tagged ‘Keegan Theatre’

ToDo ToDay: Baskerville, Gigi, and a Net Neutrality Benefit

Fill your weekend with Internet activism and new theatrical takes on old stories.

Arts Roundup: Banksiana Edition

Zoning battle imperils Keegan Theatre's renovation plans. [Post]
A Banksy-created image will be projected onto the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the National Gallery, and the Supreme Court to increase awareness of the Syrian humanitarian crisis. [Washingtonian]
Frederick writer Lara Prescott is participating in the Twitter Fiction Festival on Friday by tweeting out a short [...]

Arts Roundup: Workbook Edition

NSO conductor Christoph Eschenbach takes home a Grammy for "best classical compendium." [Post, New York Times]
Baltimore native Maysa on her Grammy nomination [Post]
Max Roach records go to Library of Congress. [AP]
Bob Mould will play Workbook in its entirety at 9:30 Club in March. [9:30 Club]
Mt. Pleasant library evacuated. [PoPville]
Weather delays The Best Man at Keegan Theatre. [Arts [...]

Keegan Theatre Delays Opening of The Best Man

This week's winter storm has caused yet another delay. This time, it's Keegan Theatre's production of Gore Vidal's The Best Man. Originally scheduled to open Jan. 25, the play will now open Jan. 30.
Tuesday's storm limited rehearsal time for the 16-member cast, several of whom commute long distances to perform. On top of that, ongoing problems [...]

The Woman in Black at Keegan Theatre, Reviewed

The darkness that frequently envelopes the Church Street Theatre during The Woman in Black is, or at least seems, total. It’s not the 75 percent grayscale dark you usually get in a theatrical blackout. It’s ink. You can’t help but search it, waiting for those splotchy pixels of the void to resolve themselves into something [...]

Arts Roundup: Vandalized Edition

Woman arrested under suspicion of vandalizing National Cathedral and possibly the Smithsonian Castle and Lincoln Memorial. [Post]
A history of D.C. landmark vandalism [Post]
Dismemberment Plan releases cover art for Uncanney Valley [Dismemberment Plan]
Exploring D.C.'s murals with geocaching [Greater Greater Washington]
Quotidian Theatre and Keegan Theatre win some dollars. [D.C. Theatre Scene]
A robot comes to Fort Reno. [Theodore [...]

Arts Roundup: Bieber’s Wax Pants Edition

D.C.'s artistic growth has outpaced its supply of venues, says Forum Theatre Artistic Director Michael Dove. [Washingtonian]
Local author Howard Norman talks about the murder-suicide that took place at his D.C. home in 2003 and how he has to travel north to get any writing done. [WAMU]
ICYMI: CulturalDC buys Flashpoint. [Post]
What's next for Keegan Theatre? [Post]
Admiring [...]

Arts Roundup: All-Wale Everything

[In Jerry Seinfeld voice] What's the deal with Seinfeld collaborating with Wale? [Post]
Washingtonian's profile of Wale touches on all the talking points: The rapper likes sneakers, hates haters, etc. [Washingtonian]
Baltimore City Paper's take on the new Wale album [City Paper]
The Smithsonian Folklife Festival begins TODAY. [Post]
But imagine how much better the Folklife Festival would be on [...]

Arts Roundup: Black Whiskey Edition

The flea-market Renoir may not have come from a flea market after all. Friends of the Fouquet family say they saw the painting in Marcia Fouquet's home decades ago. [Post]
Sequestration budget cuts cancel the Washington Post's free concert series at Carter Barron. [Post]
Keegan Theatre's Mark Rhea has signed a contract to purchase the Church Street Theater [...]

The Blueprint Period

Though luxury condos and high-dollar restaurants may be the most obvious signs of investment in Washington, a few D.C. arts venues are getting a much-needed boost, too. Here are a few of them.
Church Street Theater
D.C. company Keegan Theatre’s primary venue in Dupont Circle “was never really properly equipped as a fully functioning theater, at least [...]

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