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Adam Kern

 
Birth Place:
Canton, OH
Bio:
Adam is the Director and Co-Creator of Shadow of the Run Chapter 1: WanderLust, Cleveland's first full Immersive Theatre production, based on the Eliot Ness Investigation of the Cleveland Torso Murders. Chapter 1 ran in July of 2019, and he and his team and co-creators are developing the next few ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Canton, OH

Bio:
Adam is the Director and Co-Creator of Shadow of the Run Chapter 1: WanderLust, Cleveland's first full Immersive Theatre production, based on the Eliot Ness Investigation of the Cleveland Torso Murders. Chapter 1 ran in July of 2019, and he and his team and co-creators are developing the next few ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Performer

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Performer

Adam Kern Biography

Adam is the Director and Co-Creator of Shadow of the Run Chapter 1: WanderLust, Cleveland's first full Immersive Theatre production, based on the Eliot Ness Investigation of the Cleveland Torso Murders. Chapter 1 ran in July of 2019, and he and his team and co-creators are developing the next few chapters in the Torso Cycle.

Producing credits include The Water Dream, starring Anthony Rapp and J. Robert Spencer, and Liz Femi's 2014 NAACP Theatre Award nominated Take Me To The Poorhouse. He has produced and staged over twenty readings, half a dozen workshops, three benefits and four full productions.

Adam has performed internationally at the Moscow Art Theatre, and at the Old Vic through Kevin Spacey’s TS Eliot Fellowship. Regionally he has worked at the Los Angeles Philharmonic and their Toyota Symphonies for Youth, the American Repertory Theatre and the Classical Theatre of Harlem.
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MFA - American Repertory Theatre - Moscow Art Theatre Institute at Harvard
TS Eliot Fellow ‚Äď Old Vic, London
BFA - Theatre - Kent State University




Adam Kern News

KRAPP'S LAST TAPE By Samuel Beckett To Be Performed at 2+U in Seattle, WA Photo KRAPP'S LAST TAPE By Samuel Beckett To Be Performed at 2+U in Seattle, WA
by Grace Cutler - Jul 2, 2022

Independent producer, director and actor Adam Kern will present a production of KRAPP’S LAST TAPE, by Samuel Beckett. The Production will play at The Studio at 2+U, an 1,100 sq. ft. workshop and presentation space in downtown Seattle.

THE VICTIMS OR: WHAT DO YOU WANT ME TO DO ABOUT IT? to Get Virtual Reading This Month Photo THE VICTIMS OR: WHAT DO YOU WANT ME TO DO ABOUT IT? to Get Virtual Reading This Month
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 18, 2021

Independent producer Adam Kern will present a reading of Ken Kaissar's Play The Victims Or: What do you want me to do about it?, which will have a virtual reading on Thursday June 24th 2021 at 8:00 PM EST on Zoom.  

SHADOW OF THE RUN Immersive Resumes In-Person Performances In June Photo SHADOW OF THE RUN Immersive Resumes In-Person Performances In June
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2021

Shadow of the Run LLC Co-Founders Adam Kern, Beth McGee, Ben Needham and Christine Woods announced that their Immersive Theatre project DreamWalkers, will premiere live and in person in a limited engagement in June and July 2021 in the City of Bedford.

Cleveland Play House Presents 'Theatre Thursday: Let's Get Physical!' Photo Cleveland Play House Presents 'Theatre Thursday: Let's Get Physical!'
by Stephi Wild - Apr 9, 2021

Cleveland Play House uses humor and wit to celebrate body positivity at Theatre Thursday: Let's Get Physical! on Thursday, April 15 at 7:00 pm

Cleveland Play House Presents THEATRE THURSDAY: ONWARD! Photo Cleveland Play House Presents THEATRE THURSDAY: ONWARD!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2021

Cleveland Play House is exploring the transformative power of storytelling in the next installment of Theatre Thursday: ONWARD! on Thursday, March 18 at 7:00 pm. The March edition features excerpts from three exciting narratives that exemplify overcoming obstacles surrounding race, ability, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Reboot Test Kitchen Returns with A New Interactive Animated Short Photo Reboot Test Kitchen Returns with A New Interactive Animated Short
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2020

Seattle's Reboot Test Kitchen is returning this October to workshop an interactive tale that will explore gender identity through the larger than life imagination of a child.

Shadow Of The Run's TORSO BOOK CLUB Headlines Dobama Theatre Immersive Festival Photo Shadow Of The Run's TORSO BOOK CLUB Headlines Dobama Theatre Immersive Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 30, 2020

After selling out the entire run and two extensions, THE TORSO BOOK CLUB will be remounted for eleven performances from October 16th-18th.

LGBTQ Theatre Couple Launches Sunglasses Company Photo LGBTQ Theatre Couple Launches Sunglasses Company
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 20, 2020

Actors Adam Kern and Jeffrey Willey have launched Pride Shades LLC, a small boutique e-commerce sunglasses company dedicated to making limited edition sunglasses for the LGBTQ Community and their allies. The company released their first pair on July 16th. They started the company as a way of raising funds for their wedding, originally scheduled for October 2020, now pushed back to October 2021 (due to Covid-19).

THE TORSO BOOK CLUB Extends, Opens New Performances Photo THE TORSO BOOK CLUB Extends, Opens New Performances
by A.A. Cristi - May 22, 2020

After selling out the entire run and the first extension, THE TORSO BOOK CLUB will be extending for two additional performances. So far the production has raised over $4800 for local Cleveland Artists affected by economic loss due to Covid-19.

THE TORSO BOOK CLUB ‚Ä" A SHADOW OF THE RUN VIRTUAL STORY Benefit Production Has Been Photo THE TORSO BOOK CLUB ‚Ä" A SHADOW OF THE RUN VIRTUAL STORY Benefit Production Has Been Extended
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2020

After selling out the entire run prior to opening and raising over $1500 for local Cleveland Artists affected by economic loss due to Covid-19, Shadow of the Run LLC is extending their Zoom Benefit Performance of THE TORSO BOOK CLUB - A SHADOW OF THER RUN VIRTUAL STORY.

Adam Kern Videos

STAGE TUBE: Judy Norton, Jessica Snow-Wilson and More in 'I HEAR VOICES' Benefit at Rockwell: Table & Stage
by Stage Tube - Oct 3, 2014

I HEAR VOICES: SONGS FOR PSYCHOSIS, a benefit concert with proceeds going to Medicinal Missions, produced by Kevin Field and Adam Kern with music direction by Kevin Field and Bryan Blaskie, was held on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Rockwell Table and Stage. Starring Judy Norton of The Waltons, alongside Lynn Lowery from George A. Romero's The Crazies, and featuring a performance piece of a Ray Bradbury story, with Broadway's Jessica Snow-Wilson (Les Mis, Spelling Bee, Little Shop). Click below to watch performances from the show!