Kean

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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Theatre at St. Peter's Church

(New York, NY)
Citicorp Center (619 Lexington Ave. at 54th St.)
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by Linnae Medeiros - Sep 26, 2019
With college theatre program auditions just around the corner, we're highlighting some of the most prestigious theatre programs from all across the United States to give you insight into what to expect from their programs, from audition advice to real world experience and more. Today we're chatting with faculty from Kean University's School of Fine and Performing Arts about its professional theatre in residence and more.
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 26, 2019
The fall theatre season is in full swing and that means it's time to get your tickets, plan a meal out, and enjoy the fabulous offerings in the Garden State. From north to south, and east to west, there's musical theatre, drama, comedy, music, dance, and so much more.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Ireland's Great Famine (1845-1849), in which an estimated 1 million people in Ireland died of hunger and another 1 million emigrated from the country, is the subject of an exhibition at the Human Rights Institute Gallery at Kean University. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
The critically-acclaimed hit Girl from the North Country, written and directed byConor McPherson with music and lyrics by Bob Dylan, is to play at the Gielgud Theatre in the West End for a limited season from 10 December 2019 to 1 February 2020. Girl from the North Country opens in the West End following a run at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto, opening 28 September 2019, and prior to the Broadway production opening in March 2020 at The Belasco Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
An exhibit, Iridescence: Sculptures from the Ira Winarsky Collection is on display at the Dryfoos Gallery at Kean University, located in the main library on the Union campus, through September 30.
by Isabella Perrone - Oct 8, 2019
Set in Bob Dylan's hometown of Duluth, Minnesota in 1934, writer and director Conor McPherson's GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY is equal parts bleak and beautiful. The busy story centers on the Laine family and their guest house; stressed father and husband Nick (Donald Sage MacKay) is busy caring for his wife Elizabeth (Katie Brayben), whose dementia has progressed to the point where she's like a rowdy child with a sailor's mouth. His issues double with their children Gene (Colin Bates), an alcoholic, would-be writer and Marianne (Gloria Obianyo), their adopted Black daughter who's several months pregnant.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019
Chennai's best-loved English-theatre actor Ajit Chitturi, founder of thespian en, will perform The Journey at Akshara Theatre on November 3 at 7pm. The Journey is a solo tour-de-force performance that takes us through the highlights of thespian en's repertoire of 25 years.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019
NPR's hit public radio series Selected Shorts is coming to Kean Stage's Enlow Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, November 16 with an evening of festive stories filled with love, laughter and nostalgia. The stories will be read by actors Michael Cerveris, Dana Ivey and Richard Masur.
by TV News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
Rachel Bay Jones has been cast in a recurring role on the upcoming Amazon YA drama series Panic, according to Deadline. Enrique Murciano, Camron Jones, and Jessica Sula were announced as series regulars in roles that have been recast after the pilot.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2019
Bennie L Williams Spiritual Voices presents Oh, Freedom 1619-2019 at the Shorter Community AME Church, 3100 Richard Allen Ct, Denver, CO 80205 at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 16. BLWSV will be joined by guest soloists and musicians for a tribute to African-Americans' commitment to freedom embodied in the music created by enslaved ancestors. Tickets are $20.00, groups of 10 or more $10.00, and available at www.blwspiritualvoices.org
by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 4, 2019
With college theatre program auditions just around the corner, we're taking a closer at some of the most prestigious theatre programs from all across the country and learning about everything from from the audition process to real world experience and more thanks to the schools' faculty. Today we're looking at what advice from twenty-five different major universities about auditioning for their programs. Hear what schools from AMDA, University of Michigan, and more had to say!
by Keith Waits - Nov 25, 2019
Tom Stoppard may not have created the notion of meta-theatricality but he established his reputation with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, a play that quickly became a milestone in Western theatre and influenced a tendency for heady self-awareness in generations of future playwrights.
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019
Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 24, 2019
The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre in Netcong kicks off the holiday season with 'ELF The Musical' from November 29 through December 22. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Connor McKenna about his career and his role as Buddy in 'ELF' at The Growing Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
The Klezmatics will perform their modern take on Eastern European Jewish music at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 8 at Enlow Recital Hall, 215 North Ave., Hillside, on Kean University's East Campus.
by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 19, 2019
With college theatre program auditions just around the corner, we're highlighting some of the country's most prestigious theatre programs and chatting with the schools' faculty about everything from from the audition process to life after graduation and more. Today we're looking at how twenty-five different major universities help give their theatre students real world experiences. Check out answers from AMDA, University of Michigan, and many more!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
Kean University continues to offer exciting and eclectic performances to the public, adding four new shows to its lineup for spring 2020 in Wilkins Theatre and the intimate Enlow Recital Hall.
by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 11, 2019
With college theatre program audition season in full swing, we're highlighting prestigious theatre programs from all across the country and chatting with the schools' faculty about everything from from the audition process to real world experience and more. Today we're looking at how twenty-five different major universities help prepare their theatre students for life after graduation. Find out what University of Cincinnati, Marymount Manhattan College and more had to say!
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
If you're looking for the perfect gift for your valentine, galantine, your beloved friend or a family member, think New Jersey entertainment and dining, with options for every taste and style.
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 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 Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, is proud to present the exuberant Broadway hit musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie. Sponsored by Bill & Laura Frick and Judy & Bill Schneebeck and presented by Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group, Thoroughly Modern Millie performs on the Stark Stage from January 7-26, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
The incomparable Darlene Love returns to Kean Stage at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 14 to perform Love for the Holidays, a Christmas show like no other. The event will take place at Wilkins Theatre, 1000 Morris Ave., Union, N.J. on Kean University's main campus.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
The incomparable Darlene Love returns to Kean Stage at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 14 to perform Love for the Holidays, a Christmas show like no other. The event will take place at Wilkins Theatre, 1000 Morris Ave., Union, N.J. on Kean University's main campus.
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 4, 2019
From north to south, New Jersey theatre shines bright. There are unlimited opportunities to enjoy new plays, musical theatre, drama, comedy, music and so much more.
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 BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019
Lightwire Theater's A Very Electric Holiday is coming to Wilkins Theatre, 1000 Morris Ave., Union, N.J. on the campus of Kean University at 7:30 p.m. Friday, December 13.
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 BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting 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 - Dec 16, 2019
There's Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
Bay Street Theater and Dan's Papers have announced the rekindling of the popular Fireside Sessions with Nancy Atlas and Friends will return this January every Saturday at 8 pm and the just announced date of Friday, January 24 at 8 pm. Tickets now available online at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis: In Concert will close out Kean Stage's season with a performance at the intimate Enlow Recital Hall on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.