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Kean - 1961 - Broadway

Based on the play by Jean-Paul Sartre


Based on the play by Alexandre Dumas

Edmund Kean, the renowned 19th century Shakespearean actor, strives for recognition as a human being rather than as a famous actor.

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Broadway Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
1681 Broadway
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by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, has announced that Camp Premiere, the annual summer theatre program for middle school and high school students, will be moved online this summer.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
10 Hairy Legs, the male repertory dance company has announced that Judith Leone has been unanimously elected to its Board of Trustees, effective immediately.
by Marina Kennedy - May 18, 2020
We continue our series with theatre professionals by interviewing ATG's Producing Artistic Director, Jim Vagias about the company and the future.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
On April 28th at 4 p.m., The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey will celebrate Governor Thomas H. Kean by unveiling a lifesize rendering of the new entrance to their behind-the-scenes headquarters in Florham Park, which the Theatre is naming in Governor Kean's honor. The new official name of STNJ's highly unusual and acclaimed support facility will be the Thomas H. Kean Theatre Factory: The Education, Production and Administrative Center for The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2020
Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, has announced a new initiative a?" The Premiere Senior Endeavor Awards- a new playwriting competition for New Jersey based writers that offers cash awards and benefits in three categories. The project will be part of the 2020 Premiere Play Festival- Premiere Stages' acclaimed new play development program that provides readings, workshops and full productions to regional playwrights as part of each season.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2020
Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, has announced a new initiative a?" The Premiere Senior Endeavor Awards.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, has selected its finalists for the 2020 Premiere Play Festival. Now in its 16th year, the Festival is an annual competition for unproduced scripts that offers developmental opportunities to playwrights with strong affiliations to New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Delaware.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
The renowned Taylor 2 Dance Company will perform at Kean University's Wilkins Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 21.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2020
Veteran and award-winning Chicago, St. Louis and Los Angeles stage actor and play director Darryl Maximilian Robinson (The Founder of The Excaliber Shakespeare Company of Chicago and The ESC Los Angeles Archival Project ) presents a 'Street Theatre' rendition of 'The Seven Ages of Man' Speech as the character of Lord Jaques from William Shakespeare's 'As You Like It' in the historic Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2020
Due to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) is exercising apt caution by postponing both its April 18th Gala and its April 28th unveiling ceremony honoring Governor Thomas H. Kean.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020
New Jersey State Council on the Arts will partner with New Jersey Theatre Alliance, the statewide service organization for professional theatre in New Jersey, to showcase the work of this year's State Arts Council Playwriting Fellows.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2020
Premiere Stages has announced a schedule of virtual programming that celebrates the contributions of immigrants to America and champions their stories.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020
Liberty Hall Museum will reopen for public tours and summer programs beginning Thursday, July 9.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2020
TO Live Presents THE ARTS SQUAD, TO Live's first independently produced and distributed digital content series for children (aged 5 - 8) conceived to provide kids with a fun way to explore the performing arts.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2020
Premiere Stages, the professional theatre in residence at Kean University, will start accepting submissions on Monday, June 15, 2020 for the 2021/2022 Liberty Live Commission, a biennial commissioning program for New Jersey playwrights in partnership with Kean's Liberty Hall Museum.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) will present Crazy Love!, an entertaining double-bill of two different evenings of classic comedy comprised of two short, outdoor productions in early August 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional Theatre in Residence at Oakes Center in Summit, is pleased to announce that three new members have joined their Board of Trustees as of July 1, 2020. Dreamcatcher's board is composed of individuals who represent the community, business and education in the area the theatre serves. The company is entering its twenty-sixth year, and presents a full-year season of productions, performances, educational programs and outreach services.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) announced today that it will extend the suspension of its traditional presenting activities through January 1, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
Award-winning Bayonne, NJ-based actor Dan Gregory is this week's special guest on New York City-based actor and cabaret star Stephen S. Miller's 'The Mama Rose Show,' on which Gregory revealed exclusively that he has been cast in the lead role in the horror film 'Cult of Blood' that is set to start production in spring 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020
The Theater Project has announced the award of a COVID-19 Response Grant of $6880 from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH).
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 20, 2020
For the many people who have missed the enjoyment of live theatre, we have some good news from The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ). The theatre will present Crazy Love!, an entertaining double-bill of two different evenings of classic comedy comprised of two short, outdoor productions.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020
This weekend the curtain opens for the 21st season of the international Italian Brass Week festival which will take place entirely online.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
First Stage will fuel the imaginations of audiences young and old with their next 2019/20 mainstage production, A WRINKLE IN TIME, based on the bestselling book by author Madeleine L'Engle, adapted for the stage by John Glore and directed by First Stage Artistic Director Jeff Frank. The play explores the adventures of female protagonist Meg Murry with her brother Charles Wallace and their new friend Calvin O'Keefe. On a dark and stormy night, a mysterious stranger arrives at Meg Murry's home and she embarks on a wild, empowering journey of self-discovery. Joining forces with Charles, Calvin, Mrs. Whatsit, and many more, they travel through space and time to battle the forces of evil so Meg can rescue her father, save humanity and find herself. This fantastical adventure of a lifetime will propel the imaginations of First Stage audiences and help them discover what a tesseract is. Sponsored by Enerpac Tool Group.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Initial casting has been announced for the 10th anniversary revival of Bruce Norris' seminal play Clybourne Park. Oliver Kaderbhai directs a cast including Michael Fox (Jim / Tom), Imogen Stubbs (Bev / Kathy) and Eric Underwood (Albert / Kevin). The production opens on 30 March, with previews from 25 March, and runs until 2 May.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, presents a Jerry Herman classic and one of Broadway's great musicals, La Cage aux Folles. Sponsored by Ted & Dawn Michael and The O'Haire Group a?" Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and presented by Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group, La Cage aux Folles performs on the Stark Stage from March 10-29, 2020. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
Carolyn Dorfman Dance will host the third annual Dance Union Festival at the Hamilton Stage in Rahway on February 6, 7 and 9. Registration for this popular celebration of dance is now open for programs that include master classes, open rehearsals, professional development, and a culminating performance.
by TV News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
Deaf singer/songwriter Mandy Harvey, who wowed Simon Cowell on America's Got Talent, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 22 at Kean University's Enlow Recital Hall.
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 26, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020
Gospel powerhouse Trey McLaughlin & The Sounds of Zamar will perform at Kean University's Enlow Recital Hall, 215 North Ave., Hillside, N.J. on Kean University's East Campus, at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 1, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Lewis Carroll's classic children's tale, Alice in Wonderland, will be presented at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 8 at Wilkins Theatre, 1000 Morris Ave., Union, on the main campus of Kean University. This is a sensory-inclusive performance that is suitable for all audiences.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
USA Today & award-winning authors Brenda Jernigan, Amy Jarecki, Catherine Kean, Laurel O'Donnell, Sue-Ellen Welfonder present 1600 pages of Romance, Adventure, English Lords and Highland Warriors, and heart-stopping romance in their historical romance collection, More Dangerous Heroes: Sizzling Tales of Timeless Desire. Scheduled for release by Scott Publishing on January 28, 2020, this romance collection is already receiving rave reviews from readers and reviewers.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Merrigong Theatre Company has announced its 2020 MERRIGONGX Artists' Program which consists of two shows, two development showings, four Made From Scratch events and an insight into the continued development of works from seven local artists.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
 Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, has expanded the Bauer Boucher Award to offer two awards a?" one to a budding student playwright and one to an emerging alumni playwright. The expansion of the award is made possible as part of a major five-year sustaining gift from longtime Premiere Stages donors W. John Bauer and Nancy Boucher. In addition to a cash prize of $1000 or $2000, the 2020 winners also received a professional public reading of their play as performed by professional equity actors, followed by a Q & A with the playwright, audience, and the producing artistic director of Premiere Stages, John J. Wooten, who directed both readings.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
New Jersey Theatre Alliance (a?oethe Alliancea??) is offering over 80 performances and programs for children and adults free-of-charge or at significantly discounted rates during its 23rd annual Stages Festival (a?oeStagesa??), a statewide event. Offerings include performances, workshops, readings of new plays, and participatory community discussions taking place at theatres, libraries, community centers, and other venues throughout the months of March, April, and May, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
Singer-songwriter Mandy Harvey's talent and love of music have taken her on international tours, to the finals of the TV show America's Got Talent, and recently onto the stage at Kean Universit a?' even though she cannot hear the music she performs.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
Artistic Director Marc Masterson and Managing Director James McNeel announced today a reimagined structure for its artistic department. The changes take advantage of recent vacancies to align its staffing model with the focus areas of its new strategic plan. The moves include the promotion of Clare Drobot to the role of Associate Artistic Director and Katie Trupiano as Education Director. In addition, two new positions have been filled with Rebekah Diaz joining the full-time staff as Community Engagement Officer and Monteze Freeland as Associate Producer.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Canadian singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Royal Wood will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 1 at Enlow Recital Hall on Kean University's East Campus. Wood's beautiful melodies and soulful vocals are an ode to the classic styles of both Tin Pan Alley and Laurel Canyon. Since being named Songwriter of the Year by iTunes in 2008, Wood has continued to evolve and hone his musical craft, maintaining an unmistakable identity while uncovering and reinventing his sound.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020
Full casting has been announced for the 10th anniversary revival of Bruce Norris' seminal play Clybourne Park. Oliver Kaderbhai directs Alisha Bailey (Francine/Lena), Maddy Hill (Betsy/Lindsey), Andrew Langtree (Karl/Steve), and Richard Lintern (Russ/Dan), who join the previously announced Michael Fox (Jim/Tom), Imogen Stubbs (Bev/Kathy) and Eric Underwood (Albert/Kevin). The production opens on 30 March, with previews from 25 March, and runs until 2 May.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2020
Kean Stage will present a disability-inclusive performance by deaf singer/songwriter Mandy Harvey at Kean University's Enlow Recital Hall in Hillside, N.J. at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 22. Harvey is best known for her 2017 appearance on America's Got Talent, where she received the 'golden buzzer' from judge Simon Cowell, sending her straight to the finals. Live stream word captioning, ASL interpreters and assisted listening devices will be available for patrons at this performance.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
Kean Stage will present a disability-inclusive performance by deaf singer/songwriter Mandy Harvey at Kean University's Enlow Recital Hall in Hillside, N.J. at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 22. Harvey is best known for her 2017 appearance on America's Got Talent, where she received the 'golden buzzer' from judge Simon Cowell, sending her straight to the finals. Live stream word captioning, ASL interpreters and assisted listening devices will be available for patrons at this performance.                       
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
On February 28th, Southern Connecticut State University Department of Theatre kicks off the spring half of its 2019-20 season with Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti. This production of Red Velvet traverses Black History Month and Women's History Month.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2019
On Monday, December 30, 2019 at 11:00 AM PST/2:00 PM EST,  Actor Brandin Stennis ( first guest ) and Actor Darryl Maximilian Robinson ( second guest ) sat down to talk about their careers and choices with noted host and veteran entertainment journalist Ron Brewington  on 'The Actor's Choice' in a broadcast streamed live on You Tube.
by Stage Tube - Dec 26, 2019
For the holiday season veteran and award-winning stage actor and play director Darryl Maximilian Robinson ( The Founder, Artistic Director and Producer of the multiracial, non-Equity professional chamber theatre, The Excaliber Shakespeare Company of Chicago and a classically-trained Los Angeles-based performer ) returned to his classical theatre experience ( he began his early professional stage career playing leading and featured roles with The 1982 National Shakespeare Company Tour of New York, The 1985 Indianapolis Shakespeare Festival and The 1989 Bristol Renaissance Faire of Kenosha, Wisconsin ) and reunited with talented editor, video-camerman and fellow actor Danny Belrose to record a less-than-perfect 'Street Theatre' rehearsal of the famed 'St. Crispin's Day Speech' as The King from William Shakespeare's 'Henry V' which Mr. Robinson presented upon the steps of The Entrance of LA's Historic Lincoln Heights Jail ( which he referred to as 'The Old Cypress Prison' ) on the afternoon of December 19, 2019 as part of a series of theatrical activities Mr. Robinson is sharing as part of The Excaliber Shakespeare Company Los Angeles Archival Project.
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019
Pittsburgh CLO and St. Barnabas Health System are proud to announce a new theater program partnership to take place at the Kean Theatre on the campus of St. Barnabas in Gibsonia, PA. Modeled after the Pittsburgh CLO's popular summer program at their CLO Academy in downtown Pittsburgh, this new program will allow students ages 3-18 in the Gibsonia area to participate in professional caliber musical theater summer camps.
by Marina Kennedy - Aug 3, 2020
You'll fall in love with the live theatre production, 'Crazy Love,' now being performed by The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ).
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 8, 2020
As we continue our series of interviews with theatre pros during the Covid-19 outbreak, Broadwayworld NJ interviewed Founder and Executive Director, Stephen L. Fredericks of The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey.
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 17, 2020
We continue our series with leaders in the theatre arts to learn about their upcoming plans and find out how they are dealing with the Covid-19 outbreak. We had the opportunity to interview Bonnie J. Monte, the Artistic Director of The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. She gave us her insights about the Theatre.
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 10, 2020
We are pleased to continue our series of interviews with theatre professionals who have helmed great shows in the Garden State. Artistic Director, John J. Wooten of Premiere Stages in Union talks about the theatre, how they are coping with the Covid-19 outbreak, and their plans for the future.