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Babes in Toyland - 1942 - Milburn, NJ (Regional)

This traditional holiday musical presentation brings the delightful Mother Goose characters to life in a fun-filled adventure. Celebrate the magic of the season and see how friendship and teamwork save the day!

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Paper Mill Playhouse

(Milburn, NJ)
22 Brookside Drive
Milburn, NJ 07041
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2020
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced its schedule for fall 2020, offering a variety of free and pay-to-view options for virtual experiences.
by Amanda Prahl - Sep 21, 2019
For Marsha Mason, versatility has been the name of the game throughout her long and acclaimed career. Beneath it all is the same genuine passion and willingness to tackle new challenges.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 17, 2020
Now you won't miss a beat of another fun filled L.O.S. KIDS' concert whether you are at home or sharing space with family and friends in a different city, state or even country as The Little Orchestra Society offers its unique brand of music performances, combined with other artforms, streaming exclusively on line beginning on October 17th.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 14, 2020
What happens to all that stuff seen on America’s favorite antiques show once the cameras leave town?
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2019
Civic Theatre's ELF THE MUSICAL takes the stage at the Tarkington, December 6, 2019. It is Civic's first holiday-themed show since moving to Carmel from Indianapolis in 2011.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 30, 2020
Tickets for each of the online events are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org. Links are available for viewing 72 hours after purchase.  Porchlight also announces the return of the popular series celebrating the 90th birthday of Stephen Sondheim, Sondheim@90 Roundtable with Michael Weber. The series returns Saturday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. CST with a discussion on Road Show with guests Deanna Dunagan, Chris Jones and Michael Mahler.
by Hannah Wing - Nov 29, 2018
Operetta Wonderland: The Magic of Victor Herbert, directed by Brian J. Shaw with musical direction by Carlos C. Rodriguez, showcases Herbert's musicality through a selection of both his popular and lesser-known songs. This production features the rich vocals of Kelly Curtin, Cara Gonzalez, Elise Jenkins, Andrew Adelsberger, Joe Haughton, and Bryan Jackson accompanied by Rodriguez on the piano. While the musical direction is strong, the production's flow and design sometimes distract from the magic of the music.
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 26, 2019
Tis the season for holiday tunes! From festive favorites to brand-new bops, Broadway isn't disappointing this year, with a huge variety of new holiday albums from your favorite artists to put under the tree. Check out a full list of 2019 holiday albums from Broadway best and brightest!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018
There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld West Virginia Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 25, 2019
On Saturday, December 14, at 3pm and 6pm, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) Holiday POPS! concert celebrates the season with returns of the New Jersey Tap Dance Ensemble and the Princeton High School Choir. The festive program features March of the Toys by Victor Herbert, 'White Christmas' by Irving Berlin, 'Waltz of the Flowers' from Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker, a polka by Johann Strauss Jr., Leroy Anderson's Sleigh Ride, and more. Of course, everyone is invited to join in the annual carol sing-along! Conductor Nell Flanders leads both performances, which take place at Richardson Auditorium on the campus of Princeton University.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 21, 2020
BroadwayWorld put together a list of all the live action musicals you can stream on Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, BroadwayHD, and Disney Plus. Are you looking for something to get your mind off… all of this? So are we. Because everyone needs some escape,
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 20, 2019
Minneapolis-based indie rock trio, Porcupine, just shared a documentary that details the re-recording of their 2015 album, Carrier Wave, with legendary record engineer and record producer, Steve Alibi. 
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 18, 2018
The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey kicks off the holiday season with its original musical production of 'Babes in Toyland' from November 23 to December 16.The show was conceived by the company's Founder and Executive Director, Stephen L. Fredericks. TGS Artist-in-Residence, Perry Arthur Kroeger wrote the adaptation and song lyrics that are set to Victor Hugo's music. It is directed by Lori B. Lawrence, with musical direction by Stephen Fox, and choreography by Jillian Petrie.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2020
The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre is set to celebrate the holiday season this year by paying tribute to television Christmas specials. For decades, Christmas specials have been a staple of the holiday season, bring families together to celebrate the joy of the season with some of their favorite characters and celebrities.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 6, 2019
The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre in Netcong presents a sensory friendly performance of MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS on Sunday, May 19th at 1PM.  Based on the novel by Richard and Florence Atwater and featuring music and lyrics by George Howe, book by Robert Kauzlaric, this production is directed by Lori B. Lawrence, TGS's Director of Educational Programming with Musical Direction by Stephen Fox and Choreography by Jillian Petrie.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 8, 2019
River City's about to get the last thing they expected ? and the very thing they need ? in The Music Man. Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2019 season with the rip-roarin' dance-filled classic running April 12 - June 20 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be May 1, 2019].
by Rebecca Russo - Mar 30, 2019
On Saturday, April 6 at 7:30 PM, CRT Downtown proudly presents the all-singing-and-dancing duo TWO ON TAP.  Broadway and Radio City Music Hall performers Melissa Giattino and Ron DeStefano pay tribute to the Great American Songbook and classic song-and-dance in the style of Fred and Ginger, and July and Mickey, in this fun, lively, and fast-paced show. Featuring timeless songs like I Got Rhythm, Yes Sir, That's My Baby, Sing, Sing, Sing and L-O-V-E, Two on Tap uses fresh, original choreography to show how classic tap still endures and entertains. It's a truly unique experience for all ages.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 3, 2021
Song Project calls on artists to write an original song inspired by this unique moment in American history, touching of themes of the ongoing COVID pandemic and other prominent current events.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 25, 2019
MasterVoices will conclude its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of a new adaptation of the legendary Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin, Moss Hartmusical Lady in the Dark. Presented as part of New York City Center's 75th-anniversary season, it is directed and conducted by MasterVoices Artistic Director Ted Sperling, and choreographed by Doug Varone.
by Michael Dale - Mar 24, 2019
One of the quirky charms of the musicals that packed Broadway houses during early decades of the 20th Century, was the practice of allowing a stray remark that has nothing to do with anything that's going on to serve as the cue for a novelty song that has nothing to do with anything that's going on.
by Elliot Lanes - Mar 24, 2019
Today's subject Laura Giannarelli has been living her theatre life for many years now on both sides of the footlights. As a performer she just completed a star turn in Gulf View Drive at Washington Stage Guild (WSG), the company she helped found back in 1986. The company's current show Resolving Hedda runs through April 14th at their home at The Undercroft Theatre at Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 2, 2020
Today, the new video from jazz vocalist and songwriter Kat Edmonson debuts via WBGO Take Five.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 12, 2019
Red Bull Arts New York is proud to present Gretchen Bender: So Much Deathless, the first posthumous retrospective of the life and work of the influential, multi-disciplinary artist. Now open to the public through July 28, the ambitious exhibition returns the spotlight to one of contemporary art's most prescient figures, detailing her historic importance and contemporary relevance.
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 7, 2021
The Summer Arts Camp at The Growing Stage is under the direction of Lori B. Lawrence, Director of Educational Programming. Broadwayworld had the opportunity to interview Lori about this summer’s exciting camp program.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2021
Moonstone Connections episode 8 is now available. The episode features Executive Artistic Director of the Music Theatre of Connecticut, Kevin Connors.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 17, 2019
Musicals at Richter (MAR), celebrating 35 seasons as the longest-running outdoor theater in Connecticut, continues its main stage season with 'Shrek the Musical,' a hilarious fairy tale adventure based on the beloved animated film and children's book, playing July 26 to August 10. Staged on the grounds of the Richter House Arts Center, 100 Aunt Hack Road, in Danbury, performances take place outdoors under the stars Friday through Sunday evenings, with additional specially discounted performances on Thursday August 1 and 8.
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2020
This week's episode will feature Devanand Janki, founder of Live & In Color. Located in Salem, CT, Live & In Color develops new works that celebrate diversity, emphasizing non-traditional casting and multi-ethnic participants.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 28, 2019
The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre on Route 183 in Netcong, New Jersey is proud to present the world premiere productions of JOHN HENRY by Elise Forier Edie from February 8th through 10th and A BETTER PLACE TO BE by Stephen L. Fredericks from February 15th through 17th. Both productions will have performances on Friday evenings at 7:30 PM and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 4:00 PM. Both productions are under the direction of Stephen L. Fredericks, TGS's Founder/Executive Director.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jan 23, 2019
The Little Orchestra Society's® (LOS) Winter Gala on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 6:30pm will mark the organization's 71st Anniversary Season and will honor two individuals whose work supports LOS' mission of  music education and community service, multi GRAMMY Award-winning guitarist Sharon Isbin and philanthropist Jeffrey. Hosted by WQXR broadcaster and producer Elliott Forrest, the Gala will take place at  Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street, and is a celebration of one of New York City's premier cultural institutions offering classical music programming for children and families. Proceeds from the Gala will support LOS' powerful music learning and community engagement programs central to the mission of the Orchestra. LOS' acclaimed Musical Connections® program teaches music composition to the youngest public school students across New York City and in doing so, seeks to transform lives and unite communities through music.
by TV Scoop - Jan 22, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of THE BOLD TYPE, airing on FREEFORM on Thursday, February 13, 2020!
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 22, 2019
The world premiere of 'Little Girl Blue - The Nina Simone Musical' is a new show that explores the life of American icon Nina Simone. It will kick off 2019 at George Street Playhouse. This production takes the stage under the vision of DirectorChoreographer Devanand Janki. We had the pleasure of interviewing Janki about his career and the upcoming show.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2020
The Little Orchestra's Professor Treblemaker and friends will bring you the exquisite and magical music of Ravel and Debussy as an early Valentine on February 8th and 9th. You and your family will experience the color of music with the professional musicians of the Orchestra, conducted by GRAMMY Award-winning conductor David Alan Miller.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2019
LML Music will present acclaimed cabaret and recording artist Stacy Sullivan in a one night only concert celebrating the release of her new album entitled Tornado Alley, at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall on Thursday January 24, 2019 at 8:00PM.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 24, 2020
ACT (A Contemporary Theatre) of Connecticut is thrilled to announce the world premiere of the new musical NICKEL MINES. Through a combination of spoken dialogue, dance, and a powerful original score, NICKEL MINES explores the 2006 Amish schoolhouse shooting that happened in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. ACT of CT is the first professional equity theatre to premiere this fascinating, elegant and moving new musical.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 14, 2019
Complementing performances of Tony Award-winning actress and director Victoria Clark's production of Conor McPherson's new version of Strindberg's The Dance of Death, Classic Stage Company (CSC; Artistic Director, John Doyle) presents the second installment of its new Classic Conversations series. The series began with acclaimed actor Raul Esparza on the occasion of his "blisteringly good" (New York magazine) turn in Bertolt Brecht's Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui; another conversation will be announced this spring. The March 5 at 7pm event will serve as a rare, intimate, and engaging distillation of Clark's life in theater through conversation-with CSC Artistic Director John Doyle and celebrated music director Ted Sperling-and song. Sperling, who memorably worked with Clark on The Light in the Piazza, for which they both received Tony Awards, will also accompany Clark on piano for the musical portion of the evening. This one-night-only engagement takes place Tues, March 5 at 7pm at Classic Stage Company (136 E 13th Street, New York); tickets are $100-$150 and can be purchased at classicstage.org or 212-352-3101 (or toll free 866-811-411). The Dance of Death runs in repertory with director Shariffa Ali's staging of Yael Farber's Mies Julie through March 10.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2019
MasterVoices, led by Artistic Director Ted Sperling, continues its 2019-20 season on January 10 and 11 at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College of Criminal Justice with the New York premiere of Iron & Coal, Jeremy Schonfeld's multimedia rock-opera about his family's experience in the Holocaust and its aftermath. Along with MasterVoices, joining Schonfeld onstage will be distinguished theater artist Rinde Eckert, tenor Daniel Rowan, the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, and the New York-based contemporary music ensemble, Contemporaneous.
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 9, 2018
You'll get a standing ovation when you give a gift of New Jersey theatre. The holidays are a great time to explore all of the entertainment options in New Jersey for everyone on your list. All of the theatres on our list have gift certificates or gift cards available for purchase.
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 5, 2018
'Babes in Toyland' is now showing at the Growing Stage Theatre in Netcong, NJ through December 16th. It's a wonderful production with something for kids of all ages.
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018
There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld West Virginia Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018
It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld West Virginia Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 21, 2020
With the holidays well underway, we bet you’re looking for ways to escape into wintery fantasy. And you’re in luck! BroadwayWorld put together a list of where you can stream all of your favorite holiday films.
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018
There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld West Virginia Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 10, 2020
Broadway's young stars will join Broadway's Calling with Lance Roberts for The Snow Ball Holiday Streaming special,
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018
There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld West Virginia Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 13, 2019
Tacoma, WA grunge-pop trio Skating Polly has announced their 10 Year Anniversary Celebration, taking place on November 2nd @ The Vera Project in Seattle. It may be hard to believe that the wise-beyond-their-years band is already celebrating 10 years together, but step-sisters Kelli Mayo and Peyton Bighorse first started playing together when they were just 9 and 14 years-old respectively, with their first show at a Halloween party in 2009! As of 2017, the band now involves their brother Kurtis Mayo as an official member.
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 10, 2019
Earlier this year, on April 22, The Phantom of the Opera, reached a milestone that no other Broadway show has even come near. Phantom, the longest-running show in Broadway history, became the first Broadway show EVER to reach #13,000 performances. This is just one of many incredible achievements made by the show since it opened on Broadway over three decades ago.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2019
MasterVoices will conclude its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of a new adaptation of the legendary Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin, Moss Hart musical Lady in the Dark. Presented as part of New York City Center's 75th anniversary season, it is directed and conducted by MasterVoices Artistic Director Ted Sperling, and choreographed by Doug Varone. The musical will star Tony Award winner Victoria Clark in the lead role of Liza Elliott. In addition to the previously announced performances on April 25 and 26, because of high-ticket demand, a matinee has been added for April 27. Opening on Broadway in 1941, Lady in the Dark was groundbreaking in its unusual subject matter psychoanalysis and unconventional structure. It has not been seen in New York in 25 years, since it was presented as part of the inaugural Encores! season at New York City Center in 1994.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 4, 2021
BroadwayWorld has made a list of the best musicals and shows that you can watch from the comfort of your couch! Whether it's Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ or BroadwayHD, we have got you covered with all the must-watch titles! 
by Julie Musbach - Apr 22, 2019
In the third concert of her More About The Melody series, cellist Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf invites Tony Award-winning music director, Ted Sperling to host an evening celebrating the music of the three generations of the iconic Rodgers family: Richard Rodgers, Mary Rodgers, and Adam Guettel.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 15, 2019
The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre in Netcong concludes its 37th Main Stage season with MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS.