Welcome to the Kean Stage 2012-2013 Season. All across the campus in six different venues world-class performances await you.
The Wilkins Theatre season this year features the Royal Drummers of Burundi, The National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba and the Band of the Scots Guards who will appear for the first time at Kean in a performance of pomp and grandeur. The Concert Artist Series in its 15th season will feature world-renowned faculty musicians performing chamber music in Enlow Hall and Kean Hall.
Dance enthusiasts will enjoy the awesome acrobatics in Cirque Chinois performed by the National Circus of the People's Republic of China; the visceral language of movement and sound in Seán Curran and the King's Singers performance of Travel Songs, and ballet classics like Don Quixote performed by the Russian National Ballet, New Jersey Ballet's Sleeping Beauty and New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble's The Nutcracker.
The Gene and Shelly Enlow Recital Hall opens the 2012-13 season on September 22 with living
legend, Chick Corea. The line-up also features leading musicians and legends of our time in
classical, jazz, pop and world music including LeAnn Rimes, Arco Ensemble, Joshua Bell, Ben Vereen, African Children's Choir, Holiday Brass, Nai Ni Chen & Ahn Trio, Elaine Paige and 2 CELLOS.
Returning this year is our International Film Series featuring award-winning modern foreign cinema on Sunday afternoons in the Jules Irving Schwartz Lecture Hall in the new STEM building.
The Kean Theatre Series will present students performing 9 Parts of Desire by Heather Raffo.
The Gamester set in Paris in the 18th century and the Tony Award winning musical Hairspray.
The Kean University Dance Ensemble (KUDE) will showcase students in diverse and high-spirited works choreographed by faculty, alumni, guest choreographers, and students in Wilkins Theatre next spring.
Make time this season to visit Kean for our world-class performances and to learn more about our campus and programs.
See you at the theatre!
The mission of Kean Stage is to educate, entertain and challenge audiences by presenting professional programs of high quality that reflect the ethnic
and cultural diversity of the central and northern New Jersey region. These programs extend and supplement the intellectual life of the classroom, increase
opportunities for community and university interaction, and provide affordable access to the arts for New Jersey residents and students of all ages.
Kean students are invited to be audience members. This allows students to see professional theatre, Broadway tours, dance companies, concert artists, and
family focused shows, for free or at a discounted rate. Ticket prices range from $2 to $15.
Kean Stage also provides Kean students with several options to explore the performing arts through employment opportunities as ushers, backstage technicians and box office staff.
Contact Kean Stage for further information:
For ticket information, call 908-737-SHOW (7469),
or click here to purchase online.