The ensemble cast delivers not only one well-conceived laugh line after another but also highly satisfying character development along the way.
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Most nostalgia exercises don’t benefit from the dark wit and satirical edge of Vidal, whose palpable delight in skewering people and institutions, along with several strong performances from the Keegan company, keep life in the old script yet.
With two superb performances by Matthew Keenan and Robert Leembruggen, the haunting light and sound designs by Michael Innocenti and Tony Angelini, respectively, make for a spine-tingling and sometimes whimsical adventure that will leave you begging for more.
Headed by director Kerri Rambow, the production serves the play astutely, honoring its necessary moments of humor, sadness, tension, and lacerating truth.
“Uproariously funny” aptly describes the result; the audience was, indeed, in an uproar of laughter from start to finish.
Keegan’s Cabaret is, at its core, a fun romp in Berlin but it also treats on deeper and darker issues that pervaded Weimar Germany during the Nazis’ rise to power.
This show is the theatrical version of War and Peace, an exercise in forebearance that Keegan makes more than worthwhile.
Keegan Theatre’s Spring Awakening is a worthy endeavor bolstered by an incredible male cast, top rate music and an artfully crafted century old story. Go see it if you can.
Keegan Theatre’s take on this Neil Simon piece is a gratifying theatre experience. It will undoubtedly make you laugh–and also think a little, too.