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Kean - 2000 - Off-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.


Theatre at St. Peter's Church

(New York, NY)
Citicorp Center (619 Lexington Ave. at 54th St.)

Kean Off-Broadway Cast


by Stephi Wild - Oct 9, 2020
The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP)Executive Director and nationally-acclaimed ceramic artist Adam Welch will be In Conversation with Timothy M. Andrews, art collector and major supporter of the Arts Council's Artist-in-Residence program on Tuesday, October 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 8, 2020
Premiere Stages in Union, under the artistic direction of John J. Wooten, will present an outdoor production of the one-woman show, Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak On It! The show will be performed from 10/15 to 10/18 at The Tent at The Liberty Hall Museum.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 26, 2020
Luna Stage announces that as of Tuesday evening, October 27, its entire Voting Writes Project will be available online, open to the public and free of charge.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2020
The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) has named Deonté Griffin-Quick a recipient of its inaugural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Individual Award.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 23, 2020
Holocaust Museum LA will present the debut of 'Recalling a Lost World: David Labkovski Brings the Stories of Sholem Aleichem to Life,' a new virtual exhibit that features Labkovski's vibrant illustrations inspired by the stories of leading Yiddish author and playwright Sholem Aleichem.
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 16, 2020
It's a hit! The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) is now presenting 'Shaw! Shaw! Shaw!' Directed by the Theatre's Artistic Director, Boonie J. Monte, the production showcases three of George Bernard Shaw's short plays.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2020
Holocaust Museum LA, the first survivor-founded museum in the U.S., has assembled a dazzling array of internationally known celebrities for its first livestream benefit gala, "45 Minutes of Inspiration," Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, at 5:45 p.m. (PDT). The proceeds will go toward the museum's wide-reaching education programs.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2020
A mentorship program designed to increase diversity in theatre, TV and film production by introducing students to behind-the-scenes careers launched recently for students at Kean University.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2020
Check out the current list of Equity-approved theatres, sorted by state, as well as any upcoming events they may have planned.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 27, 2020
Join Andrea McArdle for an intimate holiday concert streamed from Kean University's Enlow Recital Hall for five performances Thursday, December 17 through Sunday, December 20, 2020. Andrea will perform seasonal and Broadway favorites such as White Christmas, It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, N.Y.C. and, of course, Tomorrow.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2020
On November 19th, the Theatre is opening up the auction feature of its renowned and exclusive event to everyone, deeming it The Shakespeare Theatre's Not-So-Silent Silent Auction - running November 19 through December 2. All proceeds will aid the Theatre's efforts to survive the pandemic.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 13, 2020
STNJ's Board of Trustees surprised Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte with a meaningful way to commemorate her thirty years leading the institution. The Board chose a naming opportunity to honor Ms. Monte, one that they knew would not only thrill her, but would provide a significant gift toward the institution's ongoing and crucial capital campaign.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2020
The Pantomime Life of Joseph Grimaldi will be open at the Kenneth Moore Theatre, in Ilford in late May 2021.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 12, 2020
The ambitious and multifaceted Voting Writes Project at Luna Stage culminates with a final week of streaming the program's diverse, interdisciplinary content. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 28, 2021
Internationally recognized contemporary artist Knowledge Bennett will open a multimedia art exploration at Kean University, beginning Wednesday, September 1. Pieces of a Man, his latest body of work, focuses on matters of science, mathematics, spirituality and societal issues. Bennett's work will be featured in both indoor and outdoor galleries across the 185-acre Kean University campus, located just outside of New York City in Union, N.J.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 9, 2021
Premiere Stages in partnership with Matheny Arts Access and the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, will present Plays by People on Saturday, March 27 at 4 p.m. EST on Zoom.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 3, 2021
Premiere Stages has announced public readings of three of the 2020 Play Festival Finalists, which had been postponed in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2021
The Blind Cupid Shakespeare Company has announced a new partnership with Quarantine Kids Storytime to produce short form audio dramas of Shakespeare's plays.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2021
All Together Now has announced their upcoming monthly lineup including starry fundraisers from the Glimmerglass Festival, Little Kids Rock, and George Street Playhouse, and two senior showcases for Missouri State University.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2021
In celebration on Women's History Month, Maplewood Division of Arts & Culture, South Orange Village and the South Orange Performing Arts Center have joined together to bring to the region WOMEN IN MUSIC, a chamber music concert showcasing the music of women composers.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2021
Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation today releases a new  report examining diversity within UK drama schools. As a follow-up to the Foundation’s 2016 Centre  Stage report, Centre Stage 2021 examines, through surveys and interviews, how 15 leading UK  drama schools have addressed challenges highlighted in 2016 to build a more diverse and inclusive  intake.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 12, 2021
State Theatre New Jersey will present Movie Online Trivia Night on Wednesday, April 7 at 7pm, hosted by film critic Stephen Whitty. Proceeds raised support State Theatre’s Community Engagement programs. A minimum donation of $5 allows patrons to participate in the trivia challenge. 
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2021
David Ashford, Daniel Curtis and Hundred Acre Productions  will present the the World Premiere of 'The Pantomime Life of Joseph Grimaldi', opening at the Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford, September 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2021
A free community screening of UPSTAIRS INFERNO will be held at The Woodland in Maplewood, NJ on June 12th, 2021. Two weeks following the screening, THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, musical, will be presented at the same location June 25th and 26th, 2021.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 10, 2021
Kean Stage kicks off its evening concert series with three unique musical artists.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2021
Check out the current list of Equity-approved theatres, sorted by state, as well as any upcoming events they may have planned.
by Stage Tube - Jan 4, 2021
From director and executive producer, Ricki Stern (Reversing Roe, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work), and based on best-selling author and journalist Leslie Kean’s book, Surviving Death is an in-depth investigative series exploring the possibility of an afterlife.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 28, 2021
Premiere Stages, the professional theatre in residence at Kean University, has named Tylie Shider as the recipient of the 2021/2022 Liberty Live Commission, a biennial commissioning program for New Jersey playwrights in partnership with Kean's Liberty Hall Museum.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2021
When the late philanthropist Betty Wold Johnson first became a supporter of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center more than a decade ago, she asked the institution's leadership a simple question: What aspects of the Arts Center's operations were hardest to fundraise for?  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 15, 2021
Art House Productions has announced their first audio play, Black Tom Island by Martin Casella available starting Monday, January 18 at 10:00am EST. A free virtual panel discussion about the actual event featuring historians and the play's creative team will take place on Sunday, February 7 at 3:00pm EST on Zoom.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2021
Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, has named current Kean University student Lucien Edme (Class of '21) and alumnus Megan Hoche (Class of '08, '10 ) as the winners of the 2021 Bauer Boucher Playwriting Awards, named for longtime donors W. John Bauer and Nancy Boucher.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 9, 2021
 Join Broadway's Tony Award-winning performer Ali Stroker for an intimate live streamed concert with ASL interpretation and live captioning from the stage of Kean University's Enlow Recital Hall on Saturday, February 27 at 7:30 p.m. EST. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 8, 2021
Centenary Stage Company has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere production of Darrah Cloud’s Turning.  Performances run February 25 through March 7 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Ave Hackettstown NJ.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2021
Premiere Stages will present Healing Voices: Caregivers’ Stories on Thursday, February 18 at 7 p.m. EST on Zoom. Produced in partnership with the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, Healing Voices: Caregivers’ Stories weaves together short works of prose, poetry, and theatre about personal caregiving experiences into an intimate theatrical performance.
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 27, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, February 27-28, 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2021
For 24 years, New Jersey Theatre Alliance has offered a spring festival of performances, workshops, and readings throughout the state. This year's festival will be held primarily online, due to the ongoing pandemic.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 5, 2020
Check out the current list of Equity-approved theatres, sorted by state, as well as any upcoming events they may have planned.
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 28, 2020
Broadwayworld New Jersey has kept their readers in the know in 2020. We are proud to have continued our interviews, reviews, and performance announcements including all the ones that have been streaming. Check out some of the articles that our team has made possible. We all look forward to great entertainment in 2021.
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 17, 2020
Today (December 17) in live streaming: the cast of Homeschool the Musical on Stars in the House, Norm Lewis in concert, and so much more!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 14, 2020
Broadway's original Annie, Andrea McArdle, will perform a holiday concert of hope and joy streamed from Kean University's intimate Enlow Recital Hall in Hillside, NJ, making her first concert appearance since the start of the pandemic.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 9, 2021
Get ready to raise your voice and make a joyful noise! The Kean University Theatre Conservatory will present the high-energy musical Sister Act by Alan Menken, Glenn Slater, and Cheri and Bill Steinkellner. Sister Act the Musical is based on the Touchstone Pictures Motion Picture, Sister Act, by Joseph Howard.
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 6, 2021
The Growing Stage will present their first Studio Series of the 39th season, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, virtually unlimited streaming April 15th through the 18th. This production is directed and edited by Cara Scalera, the theatre's Manager and Teaching Artist. had the pleasure of interviewing Cara about her career and the upcoming show at The Growing Stage
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 29, 2021
The Museum at Liberty Hall on Kean University's campus has plenty of fun and exciting events planned for patrons of all ages in the month of May.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 26, 2021
Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, professional Theatre in Residence at the Oakes Center in Summit, will present its annual Meet the Artist new play reading series.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2021
The event will feature performances by an incredible STAR-STUDDED ROSTER of Friends of George Street Playhouse; will allow guests to mingle via webcam and chat; and represents the latest in George Street’s forays into unique digital programming, highlighted by an ongoing streaming season for 2021. 
by Rachel Weinberg - Apr 19, 2021
With NEW FACES SING BROADWAY 1961, Porchlight Music Theatre has put together a program that will satisfy the cravings of those who desperately miss live musical theater.
by Gina Sarno - Apr 12, 2021
George Seylaz directs Andy Reynolds' DOCTOR SMARTY IN THE NEW NORMAL as part of Nutley Little Theatre’s Virtual Readers’ Theatre Program. 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2021
Premiere Stages, the professional theatre company at Kean University,  has announced that Camp Premiere, the annual summer theatre program for middle school and high school students, will be held in-person and outdoors on Kean University's Union campus. Both Camps will strictly adhere to all state mandated COVID-19 safety requirements and recommendations.