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About KyrusKeenan

Kyrus is a native of Hamilton, New Jersey, studied Theatre at Mercer County Community College, and is a proud graduate of Westminster School of the Performing Arts at Rider University with a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Art Theatre. Ky studied vocally with the extremely talented and very resourceful Steven Schnurman, a graduate of The Julliard School of NY. For more information on Steven Schnurman, please visit his website at today! His stage credits include: Tours: George Street Playhouse Educational Touring Company (Repertory Actor), Chuckleball (2010 Touring Company). NY Off-Broadway: A River’s Current (New York Theatre Workshop). Regional Credits: Andrew Lippa’s The Wild Party (“Black” – Ritz Theatre NJ), Hairspray (“Seaweed” - Broadway Theatre of Pitman), Rent (“Benny” - TriArts Sharon Playhouse). Recent Credits: Shrek the Musical (Donkey), Legally Blonde (Emmett), Avenue Q (Nicky), Pippin (Leading Player), Ragtime (Coalhouse), Assassins (Balladeer), Macbeth (Macbeth), Once On This Island (Agwe), Rocky Horror (Rocky Horror), Seussical (Cat in the Hat), Spelling Bee (Mitch), Forum (Hero). In his spare time, Kyrus loves to write, produce, event plan, marketing, and work on his blog - #LIFEOFKY

Tony Award-Winning, Tap-Dancing, Musical-Comedy THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE to Open at The Kelsey Theatre!

The Kelsey Theatre is proud to announce the opening of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Thoroughly Modern Millie on stage July 27 to August 5. This production is presented by M&M Stage Productions.

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Tom Bessellieu to Be Honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at The 2018 Kelsey Awards


It was announced today that Kelsey Theatre veteran performer and director Tom Bessellieu will be the 2018 recipient of The 2018 John Shanken-Kaye Lifetime Achievement Award at The 2018 Kelsey Awards. He will receive this award during the live Kelsey Awards ceremony on Saturday, August 18th inside The Kelsey Theatre.

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Wanna Present at The 2018 Kelsey Awards?!

We are looking for people to present awards and introduce performances at The 2018 Kelsey Awards on August 18th!

If you’re interested in being a presenter at the show, click here to let us know!

OTHER KELSEY STUFF: Check Out The 2018 Kelsey Award Nominees!

The Kelsey Awards celebrate The Kelsey Theatre with 22 award categories that annually honor performers, directors, productions, and more. The live Kelsey Awards ceremony, which is a public event that anyone can attend, is a vehicle for the theater community and its fans to experience some of the best people and productions from the previous season, reliving memories and highlighting top performances.

Visit the official website at to learn more about the show and purchase tickets before they sell out!

The 2018 Kelsey Awards: And the Nominees Are…

The 2018 Kelsey Awards take place on Saturday, August 18 at 7pm inside The Kelsey Theatre in West Windsor, New Jersey. This special ceremony, hosted by Mark Applegate, will feature special performances from all of the nominated musicals, along with special performances from upcoming shows. The show also features other special surprise performances and cameos, just like the Tony Awards.

Nineteen shows from the 2017-2018 Kelsey Theatre season were eligible for consideration. A whopping 17 of these reaped at least one bid across the 22 Kelsey Awards categories. Over 5,000 votes were cast to determine this year’s nominations and the 2018 Kelsey Award winners will be decided in a second round of voting set to take place August 6-11, 2018.

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Round 1 Voting for The 2018 Kelsey Awards Has Begun!


Voting in Round 1 of The 2018 Kelsey Awards has begun! From now until midnight on Saturday, July 7th, YOU get the chance to vote for who is nominated for a 2018 Kelsey Award!

While you vote, you have the opportunity to take a part of #MyKelseyMoment. Whether it’s a moment onstage or backstage or from the audience, we want to see some of your favorite memories inside The Kelsey Theatre! While you vote in Round 1, you’ll be prompted to upload your favorite Kelsey Theatre photos!

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The 2018 Kelsey Awards – I JUST VOTED!


Voting for The 2018 Kelsey Awards has officially begun and runs from July 2-7, 2018! Today is your chance to choose who is nominated!

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The 2018 Kelsey Awards – Live Ceremony
August 18, 2018 at 7:00pm inside The Kelsey Theatre
Hosted by Mark Applegate – CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS