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Premiere Stages at Kean University

Equity Producing Member Theatre in Union, NJ

Member overview

Premiere Stages is committed to serving the cultural needs of northern and central New Jersey through the development and production of high-quality Equity theatre premieres, professional development and educational initiatives for the local and campus communities, and the support and cultivation of emerging playwrights and theatre artists.

As a professional theatre company in residence at Kean University, Premiere Stages actively engages and enhances the specialized training programs at Kean, while embracing and serving a culturally diverse audience, underserved local youth, and a broad pool of gifted regionally-based artists.

Venue details

  • Bauer Boucher Theatre Center, Premiere Stages at Kean University

    Venue Address:
    1000 Morris Avenue
    Union, NJ 07083

    • Accessible Restrooms

      Yes
    • Number of Wheelchair-Only Seating Locations

      We have flexible seating in the Bauer Boucher Theatre Center and can accommodate as many as is needed
    • Wheelchair Accessibility

      All Premiere Stages facilities are wheelchair accessible and companion seating is available. Companions attending a Premiere Stages production with a disabled patron will also receive a discounted ticket. Please provide 48-hour notice to the box office when requesting ADA tickets.
    • Elevator Access

      Yes
    • Accessible Parking

      The parking lot closest to the theatre (Vaughn Eames lot)has a total of 58 accessible spaces, 28 of which are van-accessible. All are clearly marked with the InternationalWheelchair Accessibility Symbol and NJDOT Penalty sign.The accessible parking spaces are the closest to the accessible entrance door and campus police enforce that accessible parking is used only by those who need it
    • Audience Accessibility Services

      Large print playbills and assistive listening devices are available for all Premiere Stages programs. Premiere Stages can offer sign-interpreted, audio described, and open-captioned performances for all productions. If you would like to request these services, please contact us at premiere@kean.edu to inquire about alternate arrangements at least two weeks in advance of the performance.
  • Liberty Hall Museum, Premiere Stages at Kean University

    Venue Address:
    1003 Morris Avenue
    Union, NJ 07083

Ticket Offers

$15 Student Tickets $20 ADA Tickets

Education Offerings

Premiere Stages’ education program, Premiere Play Factory, has introduced theatre to thousands of children across New Jersey, particularly those children in underserved and underfunded school systems. Through our Play Factory In-School and After-School Residencies and Camp Premiere summer program, we introduce students to the craft of playwriting and acting with an eye towards increasing literacy, supporting English language learners, modeling the collaborative process, and encouraging self-expression.

Upcoming performances