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Photo Coverage: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse

Paper Mill Playhouse presents its winter comedy, Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will be directed by Don Stephenson. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will run eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater, now through February 15, 2015. The official press opening night was yesterday, January 25, at 7:00pm. BroadwayWorld brings you more photos from the big opening below!

The master of comedy, Christopher Durang, mixes six distinct characters and dishes up a hilarious stew in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Vanya and his adopted sister Sonia live a quiet life in the Pennsylvania farmhouse where they grew up, but their peace is disturbed when their movie star sister Masha returns unannounced with her twenty-something boy-toy, Spike. A weekend of rivalry, regret, and raucousness begins.

This touching and wickedly hysterical Tony Award-winning best play features Broadway, television and film veterans:Philippe Bowgen (Spike), Gina Daniels (Cassandra), Carolyn McCormick (Masha), Mark Nelson (Vanya),Michele Pawk (Sonia) and Jamie Ann Romero (Nina).

The creative team includes David Korins (Scenic Design), Leon Dobkowski (Costume Design), Stephen Terry(Lighting Design), Mark Bennett (Original Music & Sound Design), Leah J. Loukas (Hair & Wig Design), Amanda Stephens(Scenic Coordination), Telsey + Company (Casting), and Gary Mickelson (Production Stage Manager).

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.

Photo Credit: Stephen Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse
Jamie Ann Romero, Gina Daniels, Carolyn McCormick, Mark Nelson, Michele Pawk, Philippe Bowgen

Photo Coverage: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse
Mark Nelson

Photo Coverage: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse

Photo Coverage: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse
Jamie Ann Romero, Gina Daniels, Carolyn McCormick, Mark Nelson, Michele Pawk, Philippe Bowgen

Photo Coverage: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse
Christopher Durang

Photo Coverage: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse
Jamie Ann Romer, Gina Daniels, Carolyn McCormick, Mark Nelson, Michele Pawk, Philippe Bowgen

Photo Coverage: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse
Carolyn McCormick, Mark Nelson, Michele Pawk

Photo Coverage: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse
John Augustine, Christopher Durang, Don Stephenson, Jamie deRoy, Emily Loesser Stephenson

Photo Coverage: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse
Patt Addiss & Mark S. Hoebee, Producing Artistic Director

Photo Coverage: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse
EDa Sorokoff & Gina Daniels

Photo Coverage: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse
Jamie deRoy & Eddie Bruce

Photo Coverage: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse
Michele Pawk & Stephen Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse
Gina Daniels & Jamie Ann Romero

Photo Coverage: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse
Carolyn McCormick & Jamie deRoy

Photo Coverage: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse
Jack Gindi & EDa Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse
Carolyn McCormick & Michele Pawk

Photo Coverage: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse
Don Stephenson, Director, Carolyn McCormick, Philippe Bowgen, Mark Nelson, Michele Pawk, Gina Daniels, Jamie Ann Romero, Christopher Curang

Photo Coverage: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse

Photo Coverage: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse
EDa Sorokoff, Jack Gindi, Jamie deRoy



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