Paper Mill Playhouse 2017 – 2018 Season

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Paper Mill Playhouse 2017 – 2018 Season

Lots of New and Exciting Musicals and Plays

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Sept 28 – Oct 29 2017

The HoneyMooners – World Premiere

Book by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss

Music by Stephen Welner Lyrics by Peter Mills

Choreographed by Joshua Bergasse

Directed by John Rando

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The Honeymooners:  Adapted from the classic television series starring Jackie Gleason as Ralph Kramden, Art Carney as Ed Norton, Audrey Meadows as Alice Kramden and Joyce Randolph as Trixie Norton, these four characters are embedded into the American popular culture, and was the first comedy series blockbuster of its kind when it premiered in 1955, producing the classic 39 episodes. The series forever associated these four actors with their iconic television personalities.

 

Nov 22 – Dec 31 2017

Annie

Book by Thomas Meehan

Mucis by Charles Strouse Lyrics by Martin Charnin

Based on “Little Orphan Annie”

Choreographed by Denis Jones

Directed by Mark S. Hoebee

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Annie is a Broadway musical based upon the popular Harold Gray comic strip Little Orphan Annie, with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and the book by Thomas Meehan. The original Broadway production opened in 1977 and ran for nearly six years, setting a record for the Alvin Theatre (now the Neil Simon Theatre).[1] It spawned numerous productions in many countries, as well as national tours, and won the Tony Award for Best Musical. The musical’s songs “Tomorrow” and “It’s the Hard Knock Life” are among its most popular musical numbers.

Jan 24 – Feb 18 2018

The Outsider

East Coast Premiere – A New Comedy

By Paul Slade Smith

Ned Newley doesn’t even want to be Governor. He’s terrified of public speaking. His poll numbers are impressively bad. He might be the worst candidate to ever run for office. Unless the public is looking for… the worst candidate to ever run for office.

 

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Mar 29 – Apr 29 2018

The Sting

A New Musical World Premiere

Book by Bob Martin

Music by Mark Hollmann

Lyrics by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotls

Based on the 1973 film “The Sting”

Choreographed by Warren Carlyle

Directed by John Rando

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The Sting is a 1973 American caper film set in September 1936, involving a complicated plot by two professional grifters (Paul Newman and Robert Redford) to con a mob boss (Robert Shaw). The story was inspired by real-life cons perpetrated by brothers Fred and Charley Gondorff and documented by David Maurer in his book The Big Con: The Story of the Confidence Man

 

May 31 – July 1 2018

Half Time

A New Musical

East Coast Premiere

Book by Bob Martin and Chad Beguelln

Music by Matthew Sklar Lyrics by Nell Benjamin

Additional Music by Marvin Hamllsch and Ester Dean

Co-choreographed by Nick Kenkel

Directed & Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell

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