STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Paper Mill's Broadway-Bound CAN-CAN, Starring Kate Baldwin & Jason Danieley!
Paper Mill Playhouse opens its 2014-2015 season with a Broadway-bound, world-class revival of Can-Can starring Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Jason Danieley as Aristide. This fresh new production features direction by David Lee (Frasier, Cheers) and choreography by Patti Colombo (Paper Mill's Peter Pan, On the Town, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers). The show features a book by Abe Burrows (Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) and a re-crafted script by Joel Fields (Ugly Betty, The Americans) and David Lee. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from production!
Can-Can's score features some of Cole Porter's timeless classics including "I Love Paris," "C'est Magnifique," "It's All Right With Me" and more. Paper Mill Playhouse is launching this Broadway-bound production of Cole Porter's classic musical with producing partner Jonathan Burrows. Can-Canwill play the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from tonight, October 1 through October 26, 2014. The official press opening night is Sunday, October 5, at 7:00pm.
Pistache, a Parisian café owner, decides to feature the scandalous dance the Can-Can, but will her defiance of the law end her business and her love life? Can-Can was first presented at Broadway's Shubert Theatre in 1953 by legendary producers Cy Feuer and Ernest H. Martin. The musical made an overnight sensation of Gwen Verdon. A 1960 film adaptation starred Shirley MacLaine, Frank Sinatra, Maurice Chevalier and Louis Jourdan.
Can-Can stars Tony Award nominee Kate Baldwin as Pistache and Broadway veteran Jason Danieley as Aristide. Michael Berresse (Hilaire Jussac) returns to Paper Mill Playhouse, where he last appeared as Diesel in West Side Story. Greg Hildreth (Boris Adzinidzinadze) performed in the Broadway and off-Broadway productions of Peter and the Starcatcher and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Michael Kostroff (Jean-Louis) appeared on HBO's hit television series The Wire and on The Disney Channel's Sonny with a Chance. Before performing on Broadway in The Nance, Kostroff was seen at Paper Mill Playhouse in LES MISERABLES and Lend Me a Tenor as well as the US tours of Les Miserables and The Producers. Mark Price (Hercule) was featured on Broadway in Mary Poppins,All Shook Up, Wonderful Town, Dance of the Vampires and others. Price was seen at Paper Mill Playhouse in Lend Me a Tenor. Justin Robertson reprises the role of Étienne, which he played in Pasadena Playhouse's production of Can-Can.
Tickets are on sale now and range from $28 to $99. Tickets may be purchased by calling 973.376.4343, at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at www.PaperMill.org.