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Originally a college gymnasium, the Kirby Theatre today is home to the The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, a highly-acclaimed professional theatre company in residence at Drew. The building was completely renovated in 1997-1998 and reopened in summer 1998. It is one of the most modern theatres in northern New Jersey, seating over 300 for the company’s classic productions. Drew’s theatre arts department also uses the facility for its productions.

History

Originally a college gymnasium, the Kirby Theatre today is home to the The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, a highly-acclaimed professional theatre company in residence at Drew. The building was completely renovated in 1997-1998 and reopened in summer 1998. It is one of the most modern theatres in northern New Jersey, seating over 300 for the company's classic productions. Drew's theatre arts department also uses the facility for its productions.