Ken Kesey Headshot

Ken Kesey

Date of Death: November 10, 2001 (66)

Birth Place: La Junta, CO, USA

Get Ken Kesey Email Alerts

Be the first to get news, photos, videos & more.

Ken Kesey News

Photos: San Francisco's Cockettes Bring Down Two New York Houses

The legendary underground-breaking performance troupe, The Cockettes, played to sold-out houses at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater and Don't Tell Mama cabaret. Original Cockette and composer, Scrumbly Koldewyn was also part of the multiple and raucous events.  See photos from the show!

COCKETTES: THE SECOND CUMMING to Play Joe's Pub in September

COCKETTES: THE SECOND CUMMING, a musical revue celebrating the music of original Cockette, Scrumbly Koldewyn, will play Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St, New York City) at the Public Theater Saturday, Sept 9 @ 9:30pm.

Photos: THE COCKETTES Return To NYC This September- Get A First Look At The Cast

An historic underground cult favorite, THE COCKETTES are back to NYC - at The Public Theater, Saturday, Sept 9 at 9:30pm. See photos of the cast below!

The Cockettes to Return to Joe's Pub in September

They're back! THE COCKETTES are back to NYC! JOE'S PUB AT THE PUBLIC THEATER, Saturday, Sept 9 at 9:30pm, 425 Lafayette St, New York.

Will Laura Benanti and Sterling K. Brown Square Off In ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST On Broadway?

Three-time Emmy winner Sterling K. Brown and Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti will star in a reading of a new Broadway-aimed stage production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest on May 18 in New York City.

Vagabond Players Presents ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST

Vagabond Players will conclude its 107th season with ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST written by Dale Wasserman, based on the novel by Ken Kesey, and directed by Audra M. Mullen.


PRESENTAZIONE DELLA NUOVA STAGIONE della SALA UMBERTO Un programma vario e interessante con inizio dal prossimo 27 settembre


I missed a lot of theater where you can sit and be but after you reflect and re-reflect. This is the case with Flight over a Cuckoo's Nest at the Teatr Polski in Wroclaw. Go, feel and think.

The New Deal Creative Arts Center Presents ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST

Set in a mental hospital in the 1960s, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest follows RP McMurphy who contrived to serve a short sentence in an airy mental institution rather than in a prison. He learns this was a mistake, as he clashes with the head nurse, Nurse Ratched.

Jefferson Performing Arts Society to Present ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST

Jefferson Performing Arts Society brings its first mainstage production of 2021 to the Jefferson Performing Arts Center with the opening of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest on Friday, January 29, 2021. 

Jon Jon Briones Joins List of TOFA's '100 Most Influential Fil-Ams'

In celebration of Filipino American (Fil-Am) History Month, 100 movers and shakers of Filipino descent will be feted in a digital ceremony through The Outstanding Filipino Americans (TOFA) Awards, a national award-giving body. The TOFA Awards, which have been customarily held annually at Carnegie Hall, also turn 10 this month. To mark this milestone, the TOFA Awards are honoring their list of “100 Most Influential Fil-Am Individuals and Organizations” or #TOFA100 on Saturday, October 31, 2020, at 9 p.m. EST (Sunday, at 9 a.m. PST) via YouTube and Facebook.

Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, and THE BOYS IN THE BAND Cast Kickoff GLSEN RESPECT EVERYWHERE Week

Today, GLSEN launched RESPECT EVERYWHERE, a series of innovative fundraising initiatives presented in short videos running from May 18-22. RESPECT EVERYWHERE promises to deliver the moving testaments from students and educators that have been the hallmark of the New York event, but to an even wider audience.

Photo Flash: First Look At Flint Repertory Theatre's ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST

Flint Repertory Theatre presents “ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST” by Dale Wasserman, adapted from the book by Ken Kesey. Performances begin Friday, March 13 and runs through Sunday, March 22. Tickets are now on sale.


A star-studded cast including some of Australia's most celebrated television, film and theatre performers will join already announced Lachy Hulme and Roz Hammond in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, to be staged at Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne for a strictly limited season from 23 May.

WE ARE AS GODS Will Premiere at SXSW

WE ARE AS GODS offers a compelling deep dive into the many sides of Stewart Brand - creator of The Whole Earth Catalog, an influential member of Ken Kesey's “The Merry Pranksters,” a founder of the modern environmental movement, and today a vocal advocate for bringing back extinct species of animals and plants. Brand's approach to his work and life influenced many, including Steve Jobs, who have gone on to shape our modern world. Now in his 80's, he looks to leave a legacy for the future with his Long Now Foundation and efforts to “enhance biodiversity through the genetic rescue of extinct and endangered species.”

Roz Hammond To Play Nurse Ratched In ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST

Australian actor and writer, Roz Hammond will play the chilling role of Nurse Ratched in a new stage adaptation of one of the world's most iconic stories, starring opposite previously announced actor Lachy Hulme (Offspring, Beaconsfield, Romper Stomper) as the anarchistic Randle Patrick McMurphy.

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Unveils 2020-21 Season

Theatre enthusiasts packed the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts tonight to hear Founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, incoming Artistic Director Tim Bond, and Executive Director Phil Santora of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announce the lineup for the 2019 Regional Theatre Tony Award-winning company's 2020-21 season, which launches this summer.

Documentary Series LAUREL CANYON to Premiere on EPIX This May

Premium network EPIX® has announced that its two-part doc series Laurel Canyon will premiere Sunday, May 31st at 10p.m., and conclude the following Sunday, June 7th at 10p.m.  Directed by Alison Ellwood (History of the Eagles), the series features an intimate portrait of the artists who created a music revolution through a wealth of rare and newly unearthed footage and audio recordings.  

BWW Review: The Best of the Decade - Reviewer Peter Nason Picks the Top 25 Local Shows & Performances of the Past 10 Years

25 Shows & Performances in the Tampa Bay Area That Rocked Our World from 2010 to 2019!

Get Ken Kesey Email Alerts

Be the first to get news, photos, videos & more.



Recommended For You