Monday, July 12, 2021

Premiere Stages at Kean University Presents Three-Day Outdoor Family Series


Premiere Stages at Kean University is pleased to present three days of family entertainment. 

WHEN: kicks off on Saturday, July 17, 2021, and takes place on three consecutive weekends.
outside on the Lawn at Enlow Hall on Kean University’s East Campus in Hillside, New Jersey.  

“We are so pleased to present Yates’ Musical Theatre as part of our Summer Play Factory performance series for families, along with Galumpha, in partnership with Kean Stage.” stated John J. Wooten, Producing Artistic Director of Premiere Stages. “The Lawn at Enlow Hall is the perfect environment to welcome our young audiences back after a year hiatus.”

The Family Series lineup includes:

Sleeping Beauty
from Yates’ Musical Theatre

WHEN: Saturday, July 17, at 11:00 a.m. (rain date: Sunday, July 18, ,at 1:00 p.m.) 

Sleeping Beauty is the captivating tale of a Princess put under the spell of a slightly scary witch. See the adventures of the court Jester, the King, Queen and the Pages in this sparkling musical fantasy of Sleeping Beauty.

from Yates’ Musical Theatre 

WHEN: Saturday, July 24, at 11:00 a.m. (rain date: Sunday, July 25, at 1:00 p.m.)

Who could resist the beloved story of the little wooden puppet whose dearest wish is to become a real boy? Lovingly told, this timeless tale is woven with spirited music and comic fun.

in partnership with Kean Stage

WHEN: Saturday, July 31, at 11:00 a.m. (rain date: Sunday, August 1, at 1:00 p.m.) 

Combining stunning acrobatics, striking visual effects, physical comedy and inventive choreography, Galumpha brings to life a world of imagination, beauty, muscle and merriment.

All Family Series performances are sensory-inclusive. Students from the NeuroAllies program, a specialized track of Kean University's Speech-Language Pathology program, will provide support to Autistic and Neurodiverse children and their families as needed. The NeuroAllies are happy to provide a variety of toys and activities that will be available upon request to meet the individual needs of children and their families. 

For more information about the NeuroAllies program, please contact the box office at (908)737-7469 or email

Premiere Stages is closely monitoring Kean University guidelines pertaining to holding outdoor events. Bathrooms will be available on-site. Chairs will be provided and seating will be arranged in pods with distance between groups. Masks do not need to be worn while outdoors.

TICKETS: $15. Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling the Box Office at (908)737-7469.