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Shows for Kids

Information for 2019 will be available in January.


The Play Factory Performance Series presents professional theatre productions for people of all ages and abilities. Performances are typically one (1) hour in length, and are open to the public as well as school, camp and community groups. All performances take place in Kean University's Wilkins Theatre, located at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union, New Jersey.


Discounted tickets are available for groups of ten (10) or more. Single tickets are $15 each. Please contact Heather Kelley, Director of Audience Services, at 908-737-4077 or to reserve. 


Group tickets


Three actors looking out, dressed in winter clothes and with a painting of a ship as the background.


Pushcart Players'

Ellis Island

Weds. July 11, 2018


This uplifting production takes a loving look at a small group of immigrants who came to this country in 1903 seeking freedom, opportunity and a better life for themselves, their children and their children’s children.



Wilkins Theatre
10:30 a.m.


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Stone Soup and Other Stories


Bright Star Touring Theatre's

Chicken Little

Weds. July 25, 2018


When something from the sky falls and causes uproar on the farm, Chicken Little, Goosey Loosey and Turkey Lurkey search for clues to decide whether the sky is really falling, or if it is just a trick!



Wilkins Theatre
10:30 a.m.


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Yates Musical Theatre's

Alice in Wonderland

Weds. Aug. 1, 2018


Join Alice, Cheshire Cat, White Rabbit, Mad Hatter, and the Queen of Hearts on a rollicking journey through the mixed-up world just the other side of the Looking Glass.



Wilkins Theatre
10:30 a.m.


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