Photo Flash: First Look at David Garrison, Betsy Morgan, Tyler Moran and More in Paper Mill Playhouse's OLIVER!
Paper Mill Playhouse continues its 75th Anniversary Season with the classic Charles Dickens musical Oliver!, with a holiday "twist" for the entire family. With a book, music and lyrics by Lionel Bart, Oliver! is directed by Paper Mill Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee with original choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter. Oliver! plays the Millburn, New Jersey theater through December 29. The official press opening night is Sunday, December 1, 2013, at 7:00pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
Oliver! features David Garrison (Fagin), best known for his role as Steve Rhoades on the hit television series Married...with Children, Betsy Morgan (Nancy), John Treacy Egan (Mr. Bumble), Jose Llana (Bill Sikes), David Hess (MR. Brownlow), Ethan Haberfield (Artful Dodger) and introducing Tyler Moran as Oliver. Oliver! also features 16 local boys from across the state of New Jersey who auditioned from a pool of over 200.
Adapted from the novel by Charles Dickens, this beloved classic musical will enthrall audiences from the start with the miraculous tale of a young orphan's quest to find home and family in Victorian London. Dickens' larger-than-life characters sing and dance their way into your heart with iconic songs including "Food, Glorious Food," "Who Will Buy?," "As Long As He Needs Me" and "Consider Yourself." Oliver!, one of the most popular musicals in the world, was nominated for 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, and the 1968 film version won the Academy Award for Best Motion Picture. Paper Mill Playhouse will present this extraordinary musical with a holiday ending certain to warm the hearts of your entire family.
Photo Credit: Billy Bustamante and Jerry Dalia
The Workhouse Boys of OLIVER!
David Garrison (Fagin) and the Company of OLIVER!
Tyler Moran (Oliver) and David Garrison (Fagin)
Tyler Moran (Oliver)
David Garrison (Fagin)
Tyler Moran (Oliver) and Ethan Haberfield (Artful Dodger)
Betsy Morgan (Nancy) and Jose Llana (Bill Sikes)
Kristen Smith Davis (Bet) and Betsy Morgan (Nancy)