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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 Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2021
Kean University and internationally-acclaimed bassist/producer Mike Griot next month will present the inaugural Jazz & Roots Music Festival, a free outdoor music event open to the public on The Lawn at Enlow Hall in Hillside.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2021
Fall for Dance North (FFDN), in partnership with TO Live, announces a special, in-theatre film screening of FFDN's 2021 Signature Program dance film at Meridian Hall (1 Front St. E) on Oct. 14 at 7pm, in strict compliance with public health protocols and seating capacity limitations. An innovative three-part global dance film, the digital presentation features three stunning performances shot on location in India, Cuba, and London (UK) and directed by award-winning Indo-Canadian filmmaker Vikram Dasgupta.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2021
David Ashford, Daniel Curtis, and Hundred Acre Productions will present the World Premiere of 'The Pantomime Life of Joseph Grimaldi'.
by Michael Major - Sep 16, 2021
The new single, out today via Columbia Records, is another perfectly crafted Future Emo masterpiece by the UK five-piece and comes with a video, shot in Kiev and directed by frontman Oli Sykes.
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 14, 2021
Live theatre is back and Premiere Stages is opening their season with a moving production of the new play, Year One. Set in the early 1930’s in Germany, the show portrays stark divergences in political ideologies within a family during a time of great societal change.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021
Selected as a finalist from the 2020/21 Premiere Play Festival, Year One will feature actors Kate Kearney-Patch, Kevin Loreque, Kaitlyn Lunardi, Kathy McCafferty and Eric Phelps. John J. Wooten, producing artistic director of Premiere Stages, directs.
by Gigi Gervais - Oct 31, 2021
The next Musical Theatre Melodies broadcast, hosted by Rob Morrison on 96.5 FM on Tuesday, November 2 will mark the 60th anniversary of the Robert Wright and George Forrest musical KEAN (from a play by Jean-Paul Sartre and the comedy by Alexandre Dumas).
by Stephi Wild - Oct 29, 2021
Just in time for Halloween, the hit public radio and podcast series Selected Shorts returns to Kean Stage on Saturday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Enlow Recital Hall, 215 North Ave, Hillside, NJ 07205 for  Selected Shorts: Tales After Dark.
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 29, 2021
New Jersey theatre is back and it’s time to make plans.  Get your show tickets and arrange to dine out and enjoy a meal. We have recommendations for productions all around New Jersey and restaurants that are local to the show.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2021
Caroline, or Change officially opens tonight, October 27 on Broadway at the Roundabout's Studio 54. Learn more about the cast bringing this show back to Broadway here!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2021
Premiere Stages at Kean University will present the staged reading of Tylie Shider's Certain Aspects of Conflict in the Negro Family October 29-31 in Kean University's Liberty Hall Academic Center (1003 Morris Avenue Building 2, Union, N.J.).
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 14, 2021
Performance Artist Akiko Tokuoka is one of 3,000 New York City-based artists to receive $5,000 through the City Artist Corps Grants program, presented by The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), with support from the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) as well as Queens Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2021
Northern Liberties Business Improvement District has announced the return of Artists at Work on Saturday, November 13th, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm, as part of 2nd Saturdays Northern Liberties. The final Artists at Work of 2021 is the biggest yet.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2021
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the ever-popular concert series, Fireside Sessions with Nancy Atlas, is returning to Bay Street Theater in January, with four live concerts at the theater starting Friday, January 14, at 8 p.m.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2021
Following a successful run of A.R. Gurney's romantic comedy, Sylvia, Indecent, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel, will open on November 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Kean's University's Wilkins Theatre. Directed by Holly Logue, the Tony Award-nominated Indecent will run through November 20, 2021.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2021
Two River Theater has been awarded a generous challenge grant of $30,000 from the Aronson, Tenenbaum and Kean families to establish the Howard Aronson Metro Scholars theater education program.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2021
Vivid Stage, formerly Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, in residence at Oakes Center at 120 Morris Avenue in Summit, will present the world premiere production of Water in My Hands by Emma Gibson from December 2 through 12. All audience members will be asked to show proof of vaccination at the box office.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2021
Algonquin Arts Theatre has announced the addition of New Jersey native Shayne Austin Miller to the theater's professional staff.  Miller will fill the Director of Marketing and Communications role replacing David Applegate who recently left the theatre for a new opportunity.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2021
Pushcart Players, New Jersey's Emmy nominated and award-winning touring theater for young audiences presents “Holiday Tales - A Season of Miracles” in virtual on-line presentations in late November and December. This magical musical warms the hearts of family audiences with the true spirit of the December holidays of Christmas, Chanukah, and Kwanzaa, and families can view the production from the comfort of their homes.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2021
Holocaust Museum LA will present 'Violins of Hope,' an exhibit featuring lovingly restored Holocaust-era violins that reflect the power and triumph of the human spirit. The exhibit, which opens Nov. 21 and runs through Jan. 8, 2022, uses a special collection of violins, violas and cellos to educate about the Holocaust.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2021
The Theater Project will be offering the thought-provoking interactive program, Black Lives/Blue Lives performances to community-based organizations in Northern and Central New Jersey.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2021
The New Jersey Performing Arts Center has partnered with Center Street Owners and will break ground in 2022 on the next phase of a transformational masterplan that will expand the arts and education district surrounding its theaters, Arts Center leadership announced today.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 6, 2021
Live music onstage has returned to Kean University, with a Kean Stage outdoor concert July 17 at 6:30 p.m. by Grammy-winning jazz guitarist John Scofield and the John Scofield Trio featuring Vicente Archer & Bill Stewart on the Lawn at Enlow Hall.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 27, 2021
Singer-songwriter Judith Hill won a Grammy as a backup singer, but she will showcase her individual artistry when she performs in Kean Stage's summer concert series on the Lawn at Enlow Hall on July 31.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2021
Holocaust Museum LA will present the 'Teicholz Holocaust Remembrance Film Series: German Holocaust Films,' a series of three curated films and discussions, beginning Thursday, July 29, at 6 p.m. Upon registration, participants will receive a link to watch the films in advance and then join via Zoom for live discussions.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 19, 2021
You could say Michael Mayo has music in his bones. The son of two musicians — his dad played sax for Earth, Wind & Fire and his mom sings with Diana Ross — Mayo, who just released his own debut album, will perform Saturday, July 24 at 6:30pm at the Lawn at Enlow Hall on Kean University's East Campus.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 12, 2021
Premiere Stages at Kean University will present three days of family entertainment outside on the Lawn at Enlow Hall on Kean University’s East Campus in Hillside, New Jersey. The Family Series kicks off on Saturday, July 17, 2021 and takes place on three consecutive weekends.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2022
Canadian College of Performing Arts students continue their 2021/2022 season January 13-15 with a production of award-winning Caryl Churchill's Love & Information, available both in-person and online, directed by Christopher Weddell.
by Michael Major - Jan 17, 2022
Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron and NJ Spotlight News reporters Colleen O’Dea and Joanna Gagis will report on the day’s events, while special guests, including former Garden State Governors Tom Kean, Sr. and Christine Todd Whitman, will offer additional perspective.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2022
Having had to shut down the production of Bruce Norris' seminal play Clybourne Park at final dress rehearsal in March 2020, Trish Wadley Productions and David Adkin, in association with Park Theatre, have announced that the production, originally planned for the play's 10th anniversary year, will open at the venue in March.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2022
Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, has named current Kean University student Jennifer Pillaga (Class of ’22) and alumnus Elaine Insinnia (Class of ‘68 ) as the winners of the 2022 Bauer Boucher Playwriting Awards, named for longtime donors W. John Bauer and Nancy Boucher.
by BWW Awards - Jan 13, 2022
Winners have been announced for the 2021 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards. The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 11, 2022
On the heels of her Carnegie Hall debut in New York and and her upcoming appearance at London's Cadogan Hall, Jessica Vosk is to perform on Saturday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Enlow Recital Hall, 215 North Ave, Hillside, NJ 07083.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2022
 Ars Nova has announced 17 new artists and groups selected in 2022 for residencies and commissions at Ars Nova. The Company’s dynamic slate of artist residencies and commissions supports outside-the-box thinking and encourages innovative, genre-bending work.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021
Pushcart Players, New Jersey's Emmy nominated and award-winning touring theater for young audiences presents “Holiday Tales - A Season of Miracles” in virtual on-line presentations throughout December. This magical musical warms the hearts of family audiences with the true spirit of the year-end holidays of Christmas, Chanukah, and Kwanzaa, and families can view the production from the comfort of their homes.
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021
This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021
Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2021
Pushcart Players, New Jersey’s Emmy nominated and award-winning touring theater for young audiences has added a week of virtual performances of “Holiday Tales - A Season of Miracles” in on-line presentations through December 31st.
by - Dec 16, 2021
Special Offer - Celebrate the Holidays with Broadway's Norm Lewis!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 15, 2021
Just in time for the holidays, Kean Stage announces two new family-friendly shows to its 2021-22 season line-up.
by BWW Staff - Dec 13, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 31, 2021
Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, is accepting submissions for the 17th annual Premiere Play Festival beginning Wednesday, September 1. 
by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2021
The Shakespeare Book Club unites Bardo-philes and Shakespeare-novices via a lively, social, and informative exploration of his plays. Participants are encouraged to read the plays as both detectives and directors, deciphering Shakespeare's clues to more clearly envision the multiple ways the plays may be interpreted. 
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 3, 2021
Premiere Stages at Kean University has announced its return to in-person, indoor performances, with a full production in the Bauer Boucher Theatre Center in September and a staged reading in the Liberty Hall Academic Center in October.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2021
After a pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Museum at Liberty Hall continues their partnership with Buggé Ballet for a one-of-a-kind event, the Liberty Hall Dance Festival! For the fourth year, guests will spend an afternoon outside walking through the beautiful museum grounds, enjoying 10 site-specific professional dance performances inspired by moments in history.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2021
Premiere Stages at Kean University will present Erik Gernand’s Year One September 9-26 in Kean University’s Bauer Boucher Theatre Center (Vaughn Eames Hall, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, N.J.).
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2021
The son of a deranged Italian immigrant, Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837) was the most celebrated of English clowns. The first to use white-face make-up and wear outrageous coloured clothes, he completely transformed the role of the Clown in the pantomime with a look as iconic as Chaplin's tramp or Tommy Cooper's magician.
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 16, 2021
The story of Emily: brassy, funny and forthright. Her journey, navigating life and men, takes her and the audience through obstacles, detours and dead ends; all met with dry, dark wit – at least on the surface. The Emily we are allowed to see isn’t always the Emily inside, and her acerbic outlook hides a deeper tragedy. Starring Rachel Pryde. This new writing was directed by Nathan Kean, the show was co-written by Nathan Kean and Megan Bowie. The question is, are you ready to let your guard down?
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 12, 2021
Kean Stage has  announced its return to in-person, indoor performances this fall for its 12th season.
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2021
Since its premiere in 1981, State of the Arts has been nominated for multiple New York and Mid-Atlantic Emmys, winning a total of 32.