Wednesday, June 25, 2014


Premiere Stages at Kean University is proud to present the New Jersey Premiere of

Soldier's Heart
by Tammy Ryan
directed by John J. Wooten

Written by Premiere Stages favorite Tammy Ryan (Lost Boy Found in Whole Foods, Dark Part of the Forest), Soldier’s Heart is a powerfully moving story of Casey, an American soldier who leaves her son behind to defend the country she loves. When the person she trusts most becomes her assailant, Casey returns home to face her greatest test, bringing back more than she bargained for.

WHEN: July 10 – 27  Thursday – Saturday 8 PM; Saturday & Sunday 3 PM; Sunday, July 13, 6 PM
WHERE: Zella Fry Theatre, Vaughn Eames Building, Kean University, 1000 Morris Ave., Union
TICKETS: $30 Standard, $20 Seniors & Kean Alumni, $15 Students & Patrons with Disabilities
Call the Box Office at 908.737.SHOW (7469) or visit


Don't miss our Free Screening of

The Invisible War
WHEN: Sunday, June 29 @ 3 PM
University Center Little Theatre, Kean University, 1000 Morris Ave., Union

Reservations are strongly recommended, and may be made by calling 908.737.4092 or emailing

In conjunction with Soldier’s Heart, Premiere Stages will also offer a free screening of The Invisible War, an Academy Award-nominated documentary about sexual assault in the U.S. military. While admission is free, there is a suggested donation of $5, with all proceeds to benefit Premiere Stages’ community partner for the production, Safe Horizon.

Please visit or for more information.



Safe Horizon touches the lives of over 250,000 children, adults, and families affected by crime and abuse throughout New York City each year. We offer assistance to victims through 57 program locations, including shelter, in-person counseling, legal services, and more.

Safe Horizon provides support to people victimized by rape and sexual assault each year, offering services to rape and sexual assault survivors through a Rape and Sexual Assault hotline, as well as through Community Program offices. Rape and sexual assault survivors can receive in-person help, as well as referrals for resources ranging from medical assistance to counseling, from Safe Horizon staff.

Please visit for more information.


Premiere Stages 2014 Season Package

Purchase tickets to all three mainstage productions in our 10th Anniversary Season - Soldier's Heart, Janice Underwater & At Liberty Hall - by July 1, and save $15! May exclude opening night, student matinee and benefit performances. This discounted package may not be combined with other offers.



Premiere Stages at Kean University
1000 Morris Avenue • Union, NJ 07083
Box Office: 908.973.SHOW (7569)

Premiere Stages is made possible in part through funding from The New Jersey State Council on the Arts, The Shubert Foundation, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, The Northfield Bank Foundation, The Westfield Foundation, The New Jersey Historical Commission, The Provident Bank Foundation, The Hudson City Savings Bank Foundation, Union County HEART Grants, The Hyde and Watson Foundation, The Union Foundation, E.J. Grassmann Trust, The New Jersey Theatre Alliance and through the generous support of individual patrons. Discover Jersey Arts is our marketing partner. Visit for more information about other arts programming happening around the Garden State.