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Alysha Umphress, Capathia Jenkins & More Will Take Part in Readings for New Musical,  Photo Alysha Umphress, Capathia Jenkins & More Will Take Part in Readings for New Musical, THE OUTRAGEOUS SOPHIE TUCKER
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021

The Outrageous Sophie Tucker is the story of a turn of the 20th century immigrant girl and how she became the Last of The Red Hot Mamas. The show chronicles her early years as a singing waitress at her family's restaurant in Hartford, and spotlights how a first-generation full-figured Jewish girl partnered with Black performers Bill ‚ÄúBojangles‚ÄĚ Robinson and Molly Elkins to revolutionize American entertainment, onstage and off.

Transport Group Announces Casting For THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, Starring Beth Malon Photo Transport Group Announces Casting For THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, Starring Beth Malone
by Stephi Wild - Dec 13, 2019

Transport Group has announced casting for The Unsinkable Molly Brown, its second mainstage production of the 2019-20 season. Joining Tony Award nominee Beth Malone (Fun Home) who will play Molly Brown are David Aron Damane (The Book of Mormon, Big River, The Life) as JJ, Whitney Bashor (The Bridges of Madison County) as Julia, Omar Lopez-Cepero (On Your Feet!) as Vincenzo, Alex Gibson (SpongeBob SquarePants; Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812) as Erich, and Paolo Montalban (Pacific Overtures, The King and I) as Arthur. Rounding out the cast are Kaitlyn Davidson; Tyrone Davis, Jr.; Gregg Goodbrod; Michael Halling; Karl Josef Co; Nikka Graff Lanzarone; Kate Marilley; Shina Ann Morris; Keven Quillon; and CoCo Smith.

VIDEO: First Look at Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper  Photo VIDEO: First Look at Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Alan Henry - Apr 26, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil. Benny & Joon began performances Thursday, April 4, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). Benny & Joon is presented by special arrangement with Larry Hirschhorn. Opening Night is set for Sunday, April 14, 2019, at 7:00pm.

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh in On BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse Photo Review Roundup: Critics Weigh in On BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Alan Henry - Apr 16, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil. Benny & Joon began performances Thursday, April 4, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). Benny & Joon is presented by special arrangement with Larry Hirschhorn. Opening Night is set for Sunday, April 14, 2019, at 7:00pm.

BWW Review: BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse - A New American Musical that Touche Photo BWW Review: BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse - A New American Musical that Touches the Heart and Mind
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 15, 2019

The East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon, is now onstage at Paper Mill Playhouse through Sunday, May 5. This new musical enjoys outstanding direction by Jack Cummings III, clever choreography by Scott Rink, and top musical direction by J. Oconor Navarro with orchestrations by Michael Starobin. The show's marvelous cast brings the honest, touching, and entertaining story to life on the Millburn stage.

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of BENNY AND JOON, Starring Bryce Pinkham, Hanna Photo Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of BENNY AND JOON, Starring Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 15, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil. Benny & Joon began performances Thursday, April 4, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). Benny & Joon is presented by special arrangement with Larry Hirschhorn.

VIDEO: Watch Clips of Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper Photo VIDEO: Watch Clips of Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil. Benny & Joon began performances Thursday, April 4, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). Benny & Joon is presented by special arrangement with Larry Hirschhorn. Opening Night is set for Sunday, April 14, 2019, at 7:00pm.

Photo Flash: First Look at Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at  Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Apr 11, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil. Benny & Joon began performances Thursday, April 4, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). Benny & Joon is presented by special arrangement with Larry Hirschhorn. Opening Night is set for Sunday, April 14, 2019, at 7:00pm.

BENNY & JOON Begins Performances at Paper Mill Tomorrow, April 4 Photo BENNY & JOON Begins Performances at Paper Mill Tomorrow, April 4
by Julie Musbach - Apr 3, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil. Benny & Joon begins performances TOMORROW, Thursday, April 4.

Photo Flash: Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless and More Head Into Rehearsal for BENNY & JO Photo Photo Flash: Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless and More Head Into Rehearsal for BENNY & JOON At Paper Mill Playhouse
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 26, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil.  

Claybourne Elder, Hannah Elless, and Bryce Pinkham Star in Paper Mill's BENNY & JOON Photo Claybourne Elder, Hannah Elless, and Bryce Pinkham Star in Paper Mill's BENNY & JOON
by Julie Musbach - Feb 20, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse will present the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil.

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On HOLIDAY INN At Paper Mill Playhouse Photo Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On HOLIDAY INN At Paper Mill Playhouse
by Alan Henry - Nov 29, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse presents Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn, based on the film from Universal Pictures, with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, and book by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge. Performances Wednesday, November 21, 2018, and will continue through Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ).

BWW Review:  IRVING BERLIN'S HOLIDAY INN at Paper Mill Playhouse Dazzles-A Must-See f Photo BWW Review: IRVING BERLIN'S HOLIDAY INN at Paper Mill Playhouse Dazzles-A Must-See for this Season of Good Cheer
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 27, 2018

Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn is dazzling audiences at Paper Mill Playhouse. Recently seen on Broadway, this brilliant musical has a book by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge. The production enjoys superb direction by Mr. Greenberg, inspired choreographies by Denis Jones, vibrant musical direction by Shawn Gough, and the talents of a stellar cast.

Photo Flash: Have A Happy Holiday At HOLIDAY INN At Paper Mill Playhouse Photo Photo Flash: Have A Happy Holiday At HOLIDAY INN At Paper Mill Playhouse
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 21, 2018

 Paper Mill Playhouse presents Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn, based on the film from Universal Pictures, with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, and book by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge. Performances Wednesday, November 21, 2018, and will continue through Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ).

VIDEO: HOLIDAY INN Dances Into Paper Mill Playhouse! Photo VIDEO: HOLIDAY INN Dances Into Paper Mill Playhouse!
by Stage Tube - Nov 21, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse presents of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn, based on the film from Universal Pictures, with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, and book by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge. Performances Wednesday, November 21, 2018, and will continue through Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ).

Paper Mill's HOLIDAY INN Begins Performances Tomorrow Nov. 21 Photo Paper Mill's HOLIDAY INN Begins Performances Tomorrow Nov. 21
by Julie Musbach - Nov 20, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse presents Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn, based on the film from Universal Pictures, with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, and book by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge.

Photo Coverage: The Cast of HOLIDAY INN at Paper Mill Playhouse Meets the Press Photo Photo Coverage: The Cast of HOLIDAY INN at Paper Mill Playhouse Meets the Press
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 14, 2018

Meet the cast of the Paper Mill Playhouse production of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn, based on the film from Universal Pictures, with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, and book by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge. Performances Wednesday, November 21, 2018, and will continue through Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ).

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Paper Mill's HOLIDAY INN Photo Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Paper Mill's HOLIDAY INN
by Julie Musbach - Oct 30, 2018

Meet the cast of the Paper Mill Playhouse production of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn, based on the film from Universal Pictures, with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, and book by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge. Performances Wednesday, November 21, 2018, and will continue through Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ).

Paige Faure, Ann Harada, Jordan Gelber, and More Set For Paper Mill's HOLIDAY INN Photo Paige Faure, Ann Harada, Jordan Gelber, and More Set For Paper Mill's HOLIDAY INN
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director), recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, is proud to announce casting and creative team for Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn, based on the film from Universal Pictures, with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, and book by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge. Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn will begin performances Wednesday, November 21, 2018, and will continue through Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). Bank of America is the Major Sponsor of Irving Berlin's Holiday. Paper Mill Playhouse's 2018-2019 season is proudly sponsored by Investors Bank.

BWW Review:  ANNIE at Paper Mill Playhouse has Exquisite Holiday Charm and So Much Mo Photo BWW Review: ANNIE at Paper Mill Playhouse has Exquisite Holiday Charm and So Much More
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 27, 2017

Everybody's favorite redhead returns to Paper Mill Playhouse to delight metro area audiences this holiday season. A marvelous production of Annie is now on the Millburn stage through December 31. Directed by the Playhouse's Producing Artistic Director, Mark S. Hoebee, choreographed by Joann M. Hunter, with music supervision and direction by Jeffrey Saver, it features a brilliant cast.

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