BWW TV: Beat the Drum! Here Comes THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at Paper Mill Playhouse- Watch a Performance Preview!
Paper Mill Playhouse will present Thoroughly Modern Millie, winner of the 2002 Drama Desk and Tony Award for Best Musical. This effervescent musical romp will feature Ashley Kate Adams (Miss Dorothy Brown), Brenda Braxton (Muzzy Van Hossmere), Billy Bustamante (Bun Foo), Jeff Kready (Jimmy Smith), Burke Moses (Mr. Trevor Graydon), Lenora Nemetz (Mrs. Meers), James Seol (Ching Ho), Jessica Sheridan (Miss Flannery) and Laurie Veldheer (Millie Dillmount). Thoroughly Modern Millie will be directed by Paper Mill Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee with choreography by Denis Jones. Thoroughly Modern Millie will run at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from April 10 through May 5, 2013. The official press opening is Sunday, April 14, at 7:00pm.
The cast met the press just yesterday and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the cast and bring you a special performance preview. Check it out below!
Thoroughly Modern Millie is choreographed by Denis Jones. The Thoroughly Modern Millie design team includes: Scenic design by Michael Schweikardt. Costume design by Martin Pakledinaz, who won the 2002 Tony Award for Thoroughly Modern Millie. Lighting design by Kirk Bookman. Sound design by Paper Mill Playhouse Resident Sound Designer Randy Hansen. Hair and wig design by Rob Greene and J. Jared Janas.
Thoroughly Modern Millie- book by Richard Morris & Dick Scanlan, new music by Jeanine Tesori and new lyrics by Dick Scanlan. Original story and screenplay by Richard Morris for the Universal Pictures Film. Thoroughly Modern Millie is a co-production with Maltz Jupiter Theatre in Jupiter, Florida.
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