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The Interrogation Room

"The strongest performance of the evening is from Edward Daniels as the teenager."
-Potomac Stages



Lexi Star’s Privates

"Edward Daniels gives a convincing performance as Brandon, conveying his intelligence, his demons, and his
difficulty in dealing with women."
-DC Theatre Scene



Spoon River Anthology

"Edward Daniels lends grace to soldier Knowlt Hoheimer and other figures."
-Washington Post

"…an unusually strong acting ensemble, …all of whom give excellent performances."
-the Examiner



Freakshow

"…a top rated 5-Pick of the Fringe…definitely worth your precious time and money."
-DC Theatre Scene



One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

"A brilliant ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’"
-DC Examiner

"‘Cuckoo’ flies high!"
-Washington Times

"‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ Will Have You Raving, Too"
-Washington Post Style Section

"Spell-binding production!"
-DC Theatre Scene



Am I Black Enough Yet?

"Daniels lends graceful intensity to the Keats monologue"
-The Washington Post

"Edward Daniels delivers a poignant monologue about the renowned children’s book illustrator Ezra Jack Keats"
-lowercase liberty

"Though an ensemble cast, some clear leaders emerge…Edward Daniels and Hernandez…stand out."
-Sun Gazette

"The talented ensemble brings a magnetic energy to the script, which adds a fun punch. They’ve all just come off o f
a tour and it shows- they are quick, agile, and comfortable enough with the material to enjoy the ride."
-DC Theatre Scene

"Edward Daniels delivers a poignant monologue about the renowned children’s book illustrator Ezra Jack Keats"
-DC Theatre Scene



RENT

"…you should run-not walk to Keegan’s box office and grab tickets…all but two shows in the extended run have
been sold out."
-DC Metblogs

"The entire cast…delivered energizing performances."
-DC Metblogs

"Keegan Theatre’s ‘RENT’ definitely a good option"
-Washington Times

"Keegan Theatre’s production of the rock opera “RENT” is an explosive re-creation of the smash hit…"
-Washington Times

"See it and take friends to help you celebrate what you see."
-Washington Times

"…vibrant and energized production…well-paced, seamless show glides along with nary a dead spot."
-Outsider Art

"Benny, played with Uptown savvy by Edward Daniels."
-Outsider Art

"Keegan’s terrific RENT is worth every penny"
-MetroWeekly

"Where Keegan’s RENT succeeds wildly is with its cast, …the core cast is supported by an ensemble that delivers
the show’s big numbers…with power and magnetic passion."
-MetroWeekly


"Casting is destiny in musicals, so hats off again to the directors."
-The Washington Post

"Brilliant ‘RENT’ takes stage at Keegan’s Church Street Theatre"
-The Examiner

"Keegan Theatre has opened a sizzling production of “RENT”"
-The Examiner

"All the voices in this production are remarkable…"
-The Examiner

"…a powerful young cast…"
-DC Theatre Scene

"Musically, this show is stunning."
-DC Theatre Scene

"Edward Daniels, as the ex-roommate Benny, …scores with his big number 'You’ll See'!"
-DC Theatre Scene

Keegan’s RENT is better than the national tour.
-DC Theatre Scene



This is Not a Time Bomb

"…beautifully acted by a cast of five young performers"
-DC Theatre Scene

"The timing of their dialogue- Jerrod’s (Edward Daniels) rapid-fire switch from casual to intense coupled with Sam’s
earnestness- is stunning!"
-DC Theatre Scene

"The actors are so believable that the script seems improvised at times"
-DC Theatre Scene



Mauritius

"Terrific acting."
-Rich Massabny Reviews

"Unfortunately, the performances lack the scenery’s flair—the exception being the assured turn by Edward Daniels,
who plays Dennis. ..the only performer who seems to fully live Rebeck’s now-droll, now-mysterious reality."
-The Washington Post

“I’m so glad nobody was killed”
-DC Theatre Scene

"Dennis (Edward Daniels), a man so radiantly sleazy that you will see him in an orange jump suit no matter how
well he is decked out…"
-DC Theatre Scene



RENT

"Tom Collins (Edward Daniels) has a sweet voice…especially during 'Seasons of Love'."
-MD Theatre Guide
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