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Kenn E. Head

 
Bio:
Kenn E. Head is a veteran of the Chicago theatre scene and has performed a number of times at Steppenwolf Theatre Company. He is a familiar face on many Chicago stages appearing in Romeo and Juliet (Chicago Shakespeare Theater); Fish Men, The Convert (Goodman Theatre); The Lost Boy√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs of Sudan ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Kenn E. Head is a veteran of the Chicago theatre scene and has performed a number of times at Steppenwolf Theatre Company. He is a familiar face on many Chicago stages appearing in Romeo and Juliet (Chicago Shakespeare Theater); Fish Men, The Convert (Goodman Theatre); The Lost Boy√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs of Sudan ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company World Premiere Production, 2019
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Kenn E. Head Biography

Kenn E. Head is a veteran of the Chicago theatre scene and has performed a number of times at Steppenwolf Theatre Company. He is a familiar face on many Chicago stages appearing in Romeo and Juliet (Chicago Shakespeare Theater); Fish Men, The Convert (Goodman Theatre); The Lost Boy√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs of Sudan (Victory Gardens Theater) where he has been almost a fixture for many years and Seven Guitars (Congo Square Theatre) where they garnered the coveted Jeff Award for Ensemble as well as Best Play. Kenn was also part of a very successful run of Invisible Man and the production of Spunk (Court Theatre). Some of his most recent work that he is most proud of includes a very successful run of The Overwhelming (Next Theater Company). Other theaters include Yale Repertory Theatre and American Theater Company. Television credits include ER and Early Edition as well as various commercials.





Kenn E. Head News

BWW Review: OUR TOWN at Asolo Rep is Simplistic and Powerful Photo BWW Review: OUR TOWN at Asolo Rep is Simplistic and Powerful
by Jacob Ruscoe - Feb 9, 2022

The Asolo continues its season with the timeless play, Thornton Wilder‚Äôs ‚ÄúOur Town,‚ÄĚ directed by Desdemona Chiang. Any time I see this classic piece on stage I am drawn to its simplicity. The show is typically done without a set or props and relies completely on the characters themselves to tell the story of life and mortality.

Asolo Rep to Kick Off its Repertory Season With OUR TOWN Photo Asolo Rep to Kick Off its Repertory Season With OUR TOWN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 28, 2021

Continuing its tradition of performing in true rotating repertory, Asolo Repertory Theatre will kick off its 2022 rep season with the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama OUR TOWN. Thornton Wilder’s magnificent play is, at its heart, about us, and perhaps no other play rings truer today.

Photos: Arena Stage Hosts Free Live Simulcast of TONI STONE at Nationals Park Photo Photos: Arena Stage Hosts Free Live Simulcast of TONI STONE at Nationals Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2021

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater partnered with Nationals Park to host a free live simulcast of the Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Toni Stone on Sunday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m. The performance inside the Kreeger Theater was broadcast to the center field video board at Nationals Park for thousands to experience.

BWW REVIEW: TONI STONE AT ARENA STAGE Photo BWW REVIEW: TONI STONE AT ARENA STAGE
by Hannah Wing - Sep 12, 2021

Roundabout Theatre Company‚Äôs production of Toni Stone at Arena Stage, directed by Pam MacKinnon, gives Toni (Santoya Fields) the power to tell her own story ‚ÄĒ the way she wants to tell it.¬†

Arena Stage to Host Free Live Simulcast of TONI STONE at Nationals Park Photo Arena Stage to Host Free Live Simulcast of TONI STONE at Nationals Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 12, 2021

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater is proud to partner with Nationals Park to host a free live simulcast of the Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Toni Stone on Sunday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m.

Photos: Inside First Rehearsal For TONI STONE at Arena Stage Photo Photos: Inside First Rehearsal For TONI STONE at Arena Stage
by Stephi Wild - Aug 7, 2021

Reprising their roles from the A.C.T. run include JaBen Early (Arena's Junk), Kenn E. Head (Roundabout's Toni Stone), Rodney Earl Jackson Jr. (Broadway's Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations), Sean-Maurice Lynch (Arena's Jubilee) and Jarrod Mims Smith (A.C.T.'s The Royale).

Arena Stage Announces TONI STONE Cast and Creative Team Photo Arena Stage Announces TONI STONE Cast and Creative Team
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 14, 2021

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the company for Toni Stone, written by Arena alumna resident playwright Lydia R. Diamond. Set in the 1950s, Toni Stone was the first woman to play baseball in the Negro Leagues, also making her the first woman to play in a professional men's league.

Play-PerView Will Reunite the Cast of TONI STONE For a Reading Photo Play-PerView Will Reunite the Cast of TONI STONE For a Reading
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2020

The Roundabout cast of Toni Stone will reunite for a reading for Play-PerView. The event takes place on Tuesday, November 10th at 7:00pm EST.

Photo Flash: First Look at TONI STONE at American Conservatory Theater Photo Photo Flash: First Look at TONI STONE at American Conservatory Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2020

Making its West Coast premiere, Toni Stone is the extraordinary, real-life story of a trail-blazing Bay Area baseball player. Check out photos 

Full Cast of TONI STONE by Lydia R. Diamond Announced at Arena Stage Photo Full Cast of TONI STONE by Lydia R. Diamond Announced at Arena Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 26, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the company for Toni Stone, written by Arena alumna resident playwright Lydia R. Diamond. Set in the 1950s, Toni Stone was the first woman to play baseball in the Negro Leagues, also making her the first woman to play professionally in a men's league. Against all odds, Stone blazed a path in the male-dominated sports world, shattering expectations and creating her own set of rules.

Kenn E. Head Videos

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Roundabout's TONI STONE Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Roundabout's TONI STONE

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 13, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the world-premiere production of Toni Stone, by Lydia R. Diamond, directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon. Get a first look below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch a Riveting New Trailer for MONSTER at Steppenwolf for Young Adults
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The nationally recognized Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) brings a gripping world premiere adaptation of Walter Dean Myers' award-winning novel, Monster, to the Steppenwolf stage. Adapted by Aaron Carter and directed by SYA Artistic Director Hallie Gordon, the show tells the story of Steve Harmon, an African American teenager and aspiring filmmaker who is on trial for felony murder. Click below to watch a dramatic new trailer for the production!

STAGE TUBE: Watch a Riveting New Trailer for MONSTER at Steppenwolf for Young Adults
by Stage Tube - Feb 8, 2017

The nationally recognized Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) brings a gripping world premiere adaptation of Walter Dean Myers' award-winning novel, Monster, to the Steppenwolf stage. Adapted by Aaron Carter and directed by SYA Artistic Director Hallie Gordon, the show tells the story of Steve Harmon, an African American teenager and aspiring filmmaker who is on trial for felony murder. Click below to watch a dramatic new trailer for the production!