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Playwright Charles Messina's New Book STOMPING GROUND Out Now Photo Playwright Charles Messina's New Book STOMPING GROUND Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2020

Through various anecdotes and stories, focusing primarily on the influence of a criminal culture on his early life, Perruccio provides an insider’s look at the violent ways and strict codes of honor that ruled the lower Manhattan streets of his youth.  

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, October 14- with Kate Rockwell, Jenn Colella, Chili Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, October 14- with Kate Rockwell, Jenn Colella, Chilina Kennedy, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020

Today (October 14) in live streaming: Kate Rockwell, Chilina Kennedy and Jenn Colella visit Backstage Live, Broadway for Biden hosts a pep rally, and so much more!

Mary Dimino Joins the Cast of Comedy Series About Pandemic Photo Mary Dimino Joins the Cast of Comedy Series About Pandemic
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020

Comedian and Gracie award winning actress Mary Dimino is added to the cast of talent in the new comedy series a?oeThe Honeyzoomers,a?? a sitcom style online series about the pandemic shot during the pandemic. Each of the actors separately film scenes from their respective homes while in quarantine. 

Intaglio Productions Hosts Virtual Event Featuring Beth Kirkpatrick and Elijah Dilleh Photo Intaglio Productions Hosts Virtual Event Featuring Beth Kirkpatrick and Elijah Dillehay
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2020

Necessity is the mother of invention. Never has that been truer than in live entertainment during this pandemic. Many theatrical events have moved on line as a way to reach and keep their audiences. Now Intaglio Productions is following suit by producing their annual 7/19 Event via the internet.

THE WANDERER Producers Create THE HONEYZOOMERS Photo THE WANDERER Producers Create THE HONEYZOOMERS
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020

The producers of the show and some of their cast members are staying busy creating The Honeyzoomers, which they call a?oeThe first series about the pandemic shot during the pandemic.'

VIDEO: Directors Discuss Paper Mill's Upcoming Season, Including CLUE, THE WANDERER,  Photo VIDEO: Directors Discuss Paper Mill's Upcoming Season, Including CLUE, THE WANDERER, BRUCE, AIDA, and THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Stage Tube - May 8, 2020

The directors of the shows featured in Paper Mill Playhouse's upcoming season are chatting about the productions, and what makes them special, in a new video!

Paper Mill Playhouses Announces AIDA, CLUE, BRUCE, THE WANDERER For 2020-2021 Season Photo Paper Mill Playhouses Announces AIDA, CLUE, BRUCE, THE WANDERER For 2020-2021 Season
by Alan Henry - Mar 24, 2020

BroadwayWorld has learned that the Paper Mill Playhouse will present the launch of a new production of Disney's AIDA, CLUE, BRUCE, and THE WANDERER's rescheduled engagement for their 2020-2021 season.

Christy Altomare & Michael Wartella Join Paper Mill's THE WANDERER Photo Christy Altomare & Michael Wartella Join Paper Mill's THE WANDERER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

The producers of The Wanderer, a new musical based on the life of Rock n' Roll Hall-of-Famer Dion DiMucci, are pleased to announce that Michael Wartella (Wicked) will star as Dion alongside Christy Altomare (Anastasia) as Dion's wife Susan and Joey McIntyre (New Kids on the Block; Waitress) as Dion's right hand man, Johnny, in the world premiere at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse. Further casting to be announced at a later date.

Joey McIntyre Will Star in THE WANDERER At Paper Mill Playhouse Photo Joey McIntyre Will Star in THE WANDERER At Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

The Wanderer, a new musical based on the life of Rock n' Roll Hall-of-Famer Dion DiMucci, the multi-platinum selling American music pioneer, will open at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse in the Spring of 2020 prior to a Broadway run.

Bagels And Broadway's Valerie Smaldone Welcomes Josh Lamon, John Miller, KT Sullivan  Photo Bagels And Broadway's Valerie Smaldone Welcomes Josh Lamon, John Miller, KT Sullivan And More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

Bagels and Broadway a?" the radio show and podcast hosted by 5x Billboard Award winning media personality, Valerie Smaldone a?" brings entertainment notables, from Tony winners to hot newbies to audiences all over the planet, via radio or the world-wide web every Saturday at 9:05am. Valerie has another stellar lineup planned for Saturday, Oct. 19th. Audiences can tune in on radio at AM970, or by logging on to: http://www.am970TheAnswer.com.

Mark Nadler, Mark Arthur Miller, and Elysabeth Alfano Join Bagels And Broadway Saturd Photo Mark Nadler, Mark Arthur Miller, and Elysabeth Alfano Join Bagels And Broadway Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

Every Saturday morning on her radio show and podcast, Bagels and Broadway, award-winning broadcaster turned digital innovator, Valerie Smaldone brings entertainment notables, from Tony winners to hot newbies, to audiences all over the planet via the world-wide web. Join Valerie Smaldone this Saturday at 9:05am on your radio dial at WNYM-AM 970, or online at www.am970theanswer.com, when she welcomes a stellar lineup of talent including award winning singer-pianist Mark Nadler, who's performing his political cabaret, a?oeThe Old Razzle Dazzle-An Evening of Lies, Lying and Liarsa?? at the Laurie Beechman Theatre later this month. Nobody's safe, regardless of what side you're on!

Valerie Smaldone Welcomes Michael Longoria, Joshua Warr, and More To Bagels and Broad Photo Valerie Smaldone Welcomes Michael Longoria, Joshua Warr, and More To Bagels and Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019

Every Saturday morning on her radio show and podcast, Bagels and Broadway, award-winning broadcaster turned digital innovator, Valerie Smaldone brings entertainment notables, from Tony winners to hot newbies, to audiences all over the planet, thanks to the world-wide web. Join Valerie Smaldone this Saturday at 9:05am on your radio dial at WNYM-AM 970, or online at www.am970theanswer.com, when she welcomes a stellar lineup of talent including actor-singer Michael Longoria, who is about to release a new CD, Like They Do in the Movies, and appear at Green Room 42. Michael left his hometown of Hollywood to study at Tisch School of the Arts and made his Brodway debut in Hairspray. He is well known for his role of Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys on Broadway, and has a new show, (Midtown Men), up his sleeve. Director Joshua Warr, who has two plays in rep this October at 13th St. Theatre, drops in to chat with Valerie about his company, Art of Warr Productions and the two shows, Stupid Fxxking Bird, by Aaron Posner and Pizza Man by Darlene Carviotto, which will run from Oct. 3rd through 27th.

Valerie Smaldone Welcomes Norbert Leo Butz To Bagels And Broadway Photo Valerie Smaldone Welcomes Norbert Leo Butz To Bagels And Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019

Join New York media personality, Valerie Smaldone, on Bagels and Broadway, this Saturday at 9:05am on your radio dial at WNYM-AM 970, or online at www.am970theanswer.com, when she welcomes movers and shakers from the Arts and the food world on her weekly radio broadcast and podcast.

Tickets For Individual Shows At Paper Mill Playhouse On Sale This Monday Photo Tickets For Individual Shows At Paper Mill Playhouse On Sale This Monday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, recently announced that tickets for individual shows for the 2019-2020 season will be available to the public this coming Monday, August 19, 2019. Season subscriptions are on sale now and subscribers can already purchase additional show tickets.  Tickets and subscriptions may be purchased by calling 973.376.4343, or at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at www.papermill.org. 

Single Tickets Now On Sale For THE WANDERER World Premiere At Paper Mill Playhouse Photo Single Tickets Now On Sale For THE WANDERER World Premiere At Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

Single tickets are now on sale for The Wanderer, a new musical based on the life of Rock n' Roll Hall-of-Famer Dion DiMucci, the multi-platinum selling American music pioneer.

Single Tickets For The New Season At Paper Mill Playhouse Go On Sale Monday, August 1 Photo Single Tickets For The New Season At Paper Mill Playhouse Go On Sale Monday, August 19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced that tickets for individual shows for the 2019-2020 season will be available to the public on Monday, August 19, 2019. Season subscriptions are on sale now and subscribers can already purchase additional show tickets. Tickets and subscriptions may be purchased by calling 973.376.4343, or at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at www.papermill.org. With three premieres and a total of five musicals, Paper Mill continues to fulfill its mission to enrich, entertain, and inspire audiences and students as the nation's premier musical theater. Paper Mill Playhouse's 2019-2020 season is proudly sponsored by Investors Bank. Paper Mill Playhouse education and outreach programs are proudly sponsored by The Goren Family and the Harmony Helper App.

Sharna Burgess and Alison Fraser Will Lead THE STORM Presentation Photo Sharna Burgess and Alison Fraser Will Lead THE STORM Presentation
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

Intaglio Productions has announced a special presentation of the original musical THE STORM, to be held at The Roosevelt Hotel Ballroom in NYC on July 19, 2019. The evening will include musical selections and dance numbers from the show and will feature Dancing With The Stars winner Sharna Burgess and Two Time Tony Award Nominee Alison Fraser. Also in the cast is pop sensation Frankie Z.

Global Roundup 3/22 - THE COLOR PURPLE Casting Controversy, Paper Mill's 2019/2020 Se Photo Global Roundup 3/22 - THE COLOR PURPLE Casting Controversy, Paper Mill's 2019/2020 Season, and More!
by BWW Special - Mar 22, 2019

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature The Color Purple Casting Controversy, Paper Mill's 2019/2020 Season, and More!

THE WANDERER Eyes Broadway Run Following Paper Mill Debut Photo THE WANDERER Eyes Broadway Run Following Paper Mill Debut
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

The Wanderer, a new musical based on the life of Rock n' Roll Hall-of-Famer Dion DiMucci, the multi-platinum selling American music pioneer, will open at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse in the Spring of 2020 prior to a Broadway run.

UNMASKED, CHASING RAINBOWS, THE WANDERER and More Announced for Paper Mill's 2019/202 Photo UNMASKED, CHASING RAINBOWS, THE WANDERER and More Announced for Paper Mill's 2019/2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse announces the lineup for its 2019-2020 season with three premieres and a total of five musicals.

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