Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), target of a 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents a East Coast premier of Half Time a new musical, with book by Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin, song by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Nell Benjamin and additional song by Marvin Hamlisch and Ester Dean.
Half Time began performances May 31, 2018 for a unaccompanied rendezvous by Sunday, Jul 1, 2018, during Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive) in Millburn, NJ. Half Time is constructed in organisation with Dori Berinstein and Bill Damaschke. Bank of America is a Major Sponsor of Half Time. Paper Mill Playhouse’s 2017-2018 deteriorate is proudly sponsored by Investors Bank.
Half Time is destined and choreographed by Tony Award personality Jerry Mitchell and co-choreographed by Nick Kenkel with song instruction by Charlie Alterman. The expel facilities five-time Emmy hopeful Georgia Engel (“The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” The Drowsy Chaperone) and Tony and Emmy Award personality Lillias White (The Life, “Sesame Street”) along with André De Shields (The Wiz, The Full Monty, Ain’t Misbehavin’) and Tony endowment personality and Broadway fable Donna McKechnie (A Chorus Line) who with this all-star expel will tell a fortifying loyal story of 10 New Jersey seniors with unusual dreams. Half Time is formed on a suit pattern Gotta Dance, directed, created and constructed by Dori Berinstein.
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From a director/choreographer of Kinky Boots comes a implausible loyal story of 10 dynamic dreamers who try-out to dance during half time for a vital basketball team. They have 3 things in common: they adore to dance, they have something to prove, and they are all over 60. Only after creation a cut do they learn they won’t be dancing tap, salsa or swing—instead, they will pierce down a residence with a character that is wholly new to them: hip-hop. Take a fortifying debate with these dreamers—and a immature coaches who enthuse them along a way—as they conflict self-doubt, stereotypes and even any other for a possibility to bust a pierce during core justice in front of 20,000 screaming fans. Together they remind us that in life, when a contingency are built opposite we and a hurdles seem too good to overcome, it’s not a finish of a game—it’s Half Time.
The principal expel facilities André De Shields as Ron, Georgia Engel as Dorothy/Dottie, Donna McKechnie as Joanne, Lillias White as Bea, who are assimilated by Haven Burton as Tara, Lori Tan Chinn as Mae, Nkeki Obi-Melekwe as Kendra, Nancy Ticotin as Camilla, Madeleine Doherty as Estelle, Tracy Jai Edwards as Alison Prager, Mary Claire King as Jenny, Lenora Nemetz as Fran, and Kay Walbye as Muriel.
Rounding out a expel are Alexander Aguilar, Ken Ard, Sydni Beaudoin, Tami Dahbura, Paula DeLuise, Gabriela Garcia, Talya Groves, Kathryn Kendall, Valton Jackson, Summerisa Bell Stevens, Garrett Turner and Gayle Turner.
“I am anxious a new low-pitched Half Time will be a partial of a really sparkling 2017-2018 Paper Mill season,” settled Tony Award-winning executive and choreographer Jerry Mitchell. “Half Time celebrates a unaccompanied energy of song and dance to unleash large emotions and pierce people together. We can’t wait to share it with a extraordinary audiences during Paper Mill.”
“We are vehement to acquire legends André De Shields, Georgia Engel, Donna McKechnie and Lillias White to Paper Mill Playhouse,” commented Mark S. Hoebee, Paper Mill Playhouse’s Producing Artistic Director. “This new musical, desirous by a documentary Gotta Dance, is a loyal New Jersey story that will be stirring for audiences of any age.”
“Bank of America is committed to ancillary humanities and enlightenment in a internal markets. We are unapproachable to unite Paper Mill Playhouse and a prolongation of Half Time. Organizations like Paper Mill Playhouse assistance economies flower and inspire people to bond with one other opposite cultures,” pronounced Robert Doherty, president, Bank of America New Jersey. “Half Time is a fun and sparkling prolongation and reminds us all that you’re never too aged to bust a move!”
The artistic group of Half Time reunites Mitchell with his Kinky Boots collaborators, including Tony Award personality David Rockwell (Scenic Design), Tony Award personality Gregg Barnes (Costume Design) and Tony Award personality Kenneth Posner (Lighting Design), along with Nick Kenkel (Co-Choreography), Randy Hansen (Sound Design), Jason Lee Courson (Projection Design), Drama Desk hopeful Josh Marquette (Hair and Wig Design), Tony Award personality Larry Hochman (Orchestrations), and Telsey + Company (Casting). The Production Stage Manager is Jason Brouillard.
Half Time will be achieved during Paper Mill Playhouse 8 times a week, Wednesday by Sunday. Performance schedule: Wednesday during 7:30pm, Thursday during 1:30pm and 7:30pm, Friday during 8:00pm, Saturday during 1:30pm and 8:00pm and Sunday during 1:30pm and 7:00pm.
Tickets are on sale now starting during $34. Tickets might be purchased by job 973.376.4343, during a Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office during 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online during www.PaperMill.org. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express accepted. Groups of 10 or some-more can accept adult to a 40% bonus on tickets and should call 973.315.1680. Students might sequence $23 rush tickets over a phone or in chairman during a Paper Mill Playhouse box bureau on a day of a performance. Paper Mill Playhouse’s 2017/2018 deteriorate is proudly sponsored by Investors Bank.
André De Shields (Ron). In a career travelling 49 years, André De Shields has renowned himself as an forlorn actor, director, and educator. A mixed Tony Award nominee, Mr. De Shields is a target of a 2012 Fox Foundation Fellowship/Distinguished Achievement, a 2009 National Black Theatre Festival’s Living Legend Award, a 2007 Village Voice Obie Award for Sustained Excellence of Performance, and a 2018 Bob Harrington Bistro Award for Lifetime Achievement. He is best famous for his showstopping performances in 6 mythological Broadway productions: The Wiz, Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Emmy Award), Play On!, The Full Monty, Mark Medoff’s Prymate, and Impressionism (with Joan Allen and Jeremy Irons).
Georgia Engel (Dorothy/Dottie) is vehement to be creation her entrance here during Paper Mill Playhouse with this prolongation of Half Time. Georgia final seemed on Broadway formulating a purpose of Mrs. Tottendale in The Drowsy Chaperone. Other Broadway credits embody My One and Only and Hello, Dolly! with Ethel Merman. Off Broadway, Georgia perceived an Obie Award for Annie Baker’s John (Signature Theatre), destined by Sam Gold. She also seemed in Annie Baker’s interpretation of Uncle Vanya (Soho Rep), also destined by Sam Gold, and Will Eno’s Middletown (Vineyard Theatre). Television: “Hot in Cleveland,” “Everybody Loves Raymond” (three Emmy nominations), “Coach,” “The Mary Tyler Moore Show’ (two Emmy nominations).
Donna McKechnie (Joanne) was final seen during Paper Mill Playhouse as Sally in Stephen Sondheim’s Follies. She perceived a Tony Award and a Drama Desk Award for her opening in A Chorus Line. Other Broadway shows embody How to Succeed…; The Education of Hyman Kaplan; Sondheim: A Musical Tribute (also choreographed); On a Town; Promises, Promises; Company; State Fair (Astaire Award); and The Visit. Besides spontaneous theaters opposite a country, Donna has starred in countless productions in London’s West End, Paris, and Tokyo. She has guest starred extensively with harmony orchestras via this country, on television, and in film. Her memoir, Time Steps: My Musical Comedy Life, was published by Simon and Schuster.
Lillias White (Bea). Select Broadway credits embody Fela! (Tony nomination), The Life (Tony Award), Chicago, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Cats, Once on This Island, and Dreamgirls. Film/TV: The Get Down, Gotham, Person of Interest, Nasty Baby, Smash, Pieces of April, Gloria, Disney’s Hercules, Sesame Street (Emmy Award), Law Order. Off Broadway/Regional: Texas in Paris (Lortel nomination); While we Yet Live; Love, Loss, and What we Wore; The Best Is Yet to Come; Purlie; Dinah Was; Crowns; Joe Turner’s Come and Gone; Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (NAACP Theatre Award); Vagina Monologues; Romance in Hard Times (Obie Award); among countless others.
Haven Burton (Tara) is vivacious to make her Paper Mill debut. Broadway credits embody Kinky Boots (Lauren), Violet (standby for Sutton Foster), Shrek (Gingy, Fiona u/s), Legally Blonde (Margot, Elle u/s), Rent (Maureen). Off Broadway, regional, and tours embody Gotta Dance (Tara), Disaster! (Marianne), Nobody Loves You, Shrek (first inhabitant debate and PCLO, Fiona), Rent (national tour, Mrs. C), Santa Rosa Symphony Pops. She can be seen with her son on deteriorate one of High maintenance (HBO).
Lori Tan Chinn (Mae) was innate and lifted in Seattle, WA. Broadway: Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen (Broadway and melodramatic debut), G. R. Point, M. Butterfly. Off Broadway: The Primary English Class, G. R. Point, The Ballad of Soapy Smith. Regional: Arena Stage (South Pacific, Bloody Mary—Helen Hayes Award); Goodman Theatre (Peter Sellars’s The Merchant of Venice); Walnut Street Theatre (South Pacific); O’Neill National Playwrights Conference (seven seasons as an actor, 5 seasons as a reader to artistic executive Lloyd Richards). Film: Mickey Blue Eyes, What About Bob?, Glengarry Glen Ross, She-Devil. Television: Orange Is a New Black, Rodgers Hammerstein’s South Pacific (Bloody Mary), Roseanne.
Nkeki Obi-Melekwe (Kendra) is anxious to make her Paper Mill entrance in Half Time! Fresh out of a University of Michigan, her university credits embody One Hit Wonder (Fiona), The Drowsy Chaperone (Chaperone), and American Idiot. Other credits embody All Shook Up (Muny) and Mamma Mia!, Aida, Shrek, and South Pacific (Pittsburgh CLO).
Nancy Ticotin (Camilla), a local New Yorker, done her Broadway entrance during age 10. Film: Ransom, The Wiz, Hackers, The History of Future Folk. TV: Taken, Law Order, SVU, Orange Is a New Black. Ticotin is an strange member of Ballet Hispánico of NY. She was a solitary mezzo-soprano in a nine-member operetta Great Day in a Morning at a Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris with Jessye Norman, destined by Robert Wilson. Broadway: The King and I, West Side Story, Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, Damn Yankees, In a Heights. First National Tour: On Your Feet (Gloria Fajardo). Highlight: guest star with New York City Ballet as Anita in West Side Story Suite.
Madeleine Doherty (Estelle) appeared in 6 Broadway shows including a strange casts of The Producers, A Christmas Carol, Sister Act, Gigi, Charlie and a Chocolate Factory. She recently seemed in The Producers during Paper Mill Playhouse reprising a purpose she originated on Broadway. Over 50 spontaneous productions and 5 inhabitant tours.
Tracy Jai Edwards (Alison Prager). Broadway: Amber Von Tussle in Hairspray, Serena in Legally Blonde (also MTV). Off Broadway, regional, and general credits: Ruthless, She Loves Me, The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (with Ann-Margret), Guys and Dolls, Grease: Das Musical, and many more. TV: Odd Mom Out, Law Order: SVU, Curb Your Enthusiasm, White Collar, to name a few.
Mary Claire King (Jenny) is behind during Paper Mill after appearing in Oliver! in 2013. Broadway: War Paint. Tour: Catch Me If You Can. Regional: Goodman, Theatre Under a Stars, North Shore Music Theatre, Syracuse Stage, Flat Rock Playhouse. Proud member of Range A Capella, that has been featured behaving on E!, Nickelodeon, and with Kelly Clarkson in her Piece by Piece debate during Radio City Music Hall.
Lenora Nemetz (Fran) left her local Pittsburgh as a teen to work on Broadway. She began her career with her Broadway entrance in Cabaret. A protégé of Bob Fosse, Nemetz initial came to a courtesy of New York critics when she transposed Chita Rivera as Velma Kelly in Fosse’s prolongation of Chicago. She went on to emanate a purpose of Delores Dante in a Broadway prolongation of Working, garnering a Drama Desk Award nomination. She co-starred with Peter Allen in his one male show Up in One both on Broadway and in Los Angeles. Nemetz co-starred with Chita Rivera as Angel in The Rink filling in for Liza Minnelli. National tours include Sweet Charity, Bye Bye Birdie and Some Like it Hot. She seemed in Paper Mill Playhouse’s Thoroughly Modern Millie in 2013.
Kay Walbye (Muriel) Paper Mill Playhouse: Run for Your Wife, It Runs in a Family, Out of Order. Broadway: Titanic, Urinetown, The Secret Garden, Run for Your Wife (original companies); Grease, The Rose Tattoo (Circle in a Square). Lincoln Center: Show Boat (NY Philharmonic). Encores!: Juno, Bye Bye Birdie. Regional: Gotta Dance (Chicago), Damn Yankees (Arena Stage—Helen Hayes nomination), Damn Yankees (North Shore Music Theatre—IRNE nomination), Pygmalion (Alley Theatre), Oklahoma! (Sacramento Music Circus), The Front Page (Williamstown Theatre Festival). TV: The Blacklist, Law Order, Law Order: Criminal Intent.
Bob Martin (Book) has been operative as an actor and author for over 3 decades. He has perceived many awards in both Canada and a US, including a Tony for The Drowsy Chaperone. Recent TV projects embody Slings Arrows, seasons 1, 2, and 3 (TMN, Sundance); Michael: Tuesdays and Thursdays (CBC); Michael: Every Day (CBC); Sensitive Skin, seasons 1 and 2 (HBO); and Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas (NBC). Recent museum projects include, Encores! (NYC), The Prom (Atlanta), Gotta Dance (Chicago), Elf (Broadway, Dublin, London), The Drowsy Chaperone (Toronto, Broadway, London), Second City Toronto (performer, director, artistic director). In development: The Sting (Paper Mill Playhouse), Millions, The Prince Bride.
Chad Beguelin (Book) is a four-time Tony hopeful whose works embody Disney’s Aladdin (Tony Award nominations for best book and best strange score, Drama Desk Award nominations for superb lyrics and book), and The Wedding Singer (Tony Award nominations for best book and best strange score, Drama Desk Award assignment for superb lyrics). He also wrote a lyrics for a Broadway low-pitched Elf. He is a target of a Edward Kleban Award for verse writing, a Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation Award, a Gilman Gonzalez-Falla Musical Theater Award, and a ASCAP Foundation Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award.
Matthew Sklar (Music, Arrangements) a Tony, Emmy, and Drama Desk Award–nominated composer, proudly began his veteran career as a operation pianist during Paper Mill Playhouse. As composer on Broadway: Elf, The Wedding Singer (Tony Award assignment for best strange score). TV/film credits embody Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas (2015 Primetime Emmy assignment for superb song direction), Sesame Street, Wonder Pets!, and PBS American Masters. Awards: ASCAP Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award, a Gilman Gonzalez-Falla Musical Theater Award, Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation Award. Upcoming: The Prom, premiering this tumble on Broadway during a Cort Theatre.
Nell Benjamin (Lyrics) Broadway: Legally Blonde, with Laurence O’Keefe (Olivier Award, Tony nomination); Mean Girls, with Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond. Off Broadway and Regional: The Explorer’s Club (Outer Critics Circle Award); Cam Jansen; Sarah, Plain and Tall; Because of Winn Dixie; Pirates!; 3hree. New York Philharmonic New Year’s Eve and Young People’s Concerts. TV: Unhappily Ever After; Whoa! Sunday with Mo Rocca; The Electric Company; Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris; Ant Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway; Julie’s Greenroom. Upcoming musicals: Huzzah!, Life of a Party, Dave. Grateful target of a Kleban Award and a Jonathan Larson Grant.
Marvin Hamlisch (Additional Music) winner of 3 Academy Awards, 4 Grammys, 4 Emmys, a Tony, 3 Golden Globes, and a Pulitzer Prize, wrote a song for a Broadway musicals A Chorus Line, They’re Playing Our Song, Smile, The Goodbye Girl, Sweet Smell of Success, and more. His inclusive outlay of film scores includes The Way We Were, The Sting, Sophie’s Choice, Ordinary People, and Ice Castles, among many others. He also stoical for and conducted harmony orchestras and served as arranger and song executive for Barbra Streisand.
Ester Dean (Finale), a singer, actress, and Grammy Award–nominated songwriter, started her low-pitched debate during a immature age. She pennyless into a large leagues when she collaborated with Rihanna to write and record her initial number-one hit, “Rude Boy,” followed by “What’s My Name,” “Where Have You Been,” and several other Rihanna hits, as good Katie Perry’s “Firework” and Nicki Minaj’s “Superbass,” among many more. She lent her voiceover talent to a charcterised films Ice Age: Continental Drift and Rio, and she has contributed to film soundtracks, including “Let It Grow” for The Lorax. Ester starred as Cynthia Rose in Pitch Perfect and a dual sequels.
Jerry Mitchell (Director/Choregrapher) received Broadway’s Tony Award for Best Choreography twice, for a reconstruction of La Cage aux Folles and Kinky Boots, for that he was also nominated as director. Most recently on Broadway, Jerry destined a Gloria Estefan low-pitched On Your Feet!. He was nominated for an Olivier Award for his choreography in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, that he also destined and coproduced in a West End. In a 35 preceding years, Jerry has been concerned with over 50 Broadway, West End, and furloughed productions, including as choreographer of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown; The Full Monty (Tony nomination); The Rocky Horror Show; Hairspray (Tony nomination, also NBC’s live telecast); Gypsy; Never Gonna Dance (Tony nomination); Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Tony nomination); La Cage aux Folles; Legally Blonde (Tony nomination), that he also directed; Catch Me If You Can; and Kinky Boots. He also destined and choreographed a new low-pitched formed on a iconic film Pretty Woman, that will open on Broadway after this summer.
Nick Kenkel (Co-Choreographer Associate Director) is directing/choreographing NBC’s The Voice in residency during a Hard Rock Casino opening in Vegas in September. Nick has directed/choreographed acclaimed productions of Evita, Chicago, Dreamgirls, and Legally Blonde for North Shore Music Theatre. He also recognised and destined Wonderland for Celebrity Cruises. Nick has served as director/choreographer for Broadway Bares given 2013, lifting over $1.5 million any year for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. He served as associate director/co-choreographer for Peepshow in Vegas. Nick choreographs frequently for Saturday Night Live and is a repeated choreographer for a NBA’s Brooklynettes during Barclays Center.
Charlie Alterman (Music Director, Vocal Arrangements). Broadway: Music executive for a Tony Award–winning reconstruction of Pippin and a Pulitzer Prize–winning Next to Normal, as good as Godspell and Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me. Other Broadway credits embody Legally Blonde (associate conductor). National Tour: Grease. Off Broadway favorites: Almost Heaven: Songs of John Denver and Silence!: The Musical. Regional work includes a Old Globe, Muny, A.R.T., TUTS, Arena Stage, Huntington Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Trinity Rep, and Williamstown Theatre Festival. Concert appearances embody shows with Brooke Shields, Frankie Avalon, Dana Reeve, Emily Skinner, Billy Porter, Carol Woods, and Ken Page.
David Rockwell (Scenic Design). Paper Mill Playhouse: Hairspray. Broadway: Lobby Hero, She Loves Me (Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards), On a Twentieth Century (Tony nomination), You Can’t Take It With You (Tony nomination), Kinky Boots (Tony nomination), Lucky Guy (Tony nomination), Hairspray (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations), and arriving productions of Pretty Woman and Tootsie. Off Broadway: Public Theater’s Shakespeare in a Park. Founder and boss of Rockwell Group, a pattern organisation that recently renovated a Helen Hayes Theater for Second Stage. Honors: AIANY President’s Award, Cooper Hewitt National Design Award, Presidential Design Award.
Gregg Barnes (Costume Design). Broadway: Mean Girls, Pretty Woman (upcoming), Tuck Everlasting (Tony nomination), Something Rotten! (Tony nomination), Aladdin, Kinky Boots (Tony nomination, Olivier Award), Follies (Tony Award, Drama Desk Award), Elf, Legally Blonde (Tony nomination), The Drowsy Chaperone (Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Award, Olivier nom.), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Flower Drum Song (Tony nomination), Side Show. Other: Dreamgirls (Olivier nomination), Sinatra (Radio City), Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Pageant (Olivier nomination), The Kathy Mo Show. TDF Young Master Award. Gregg was a proprietor dress engineer during Paper Mill Playhouse from 1989 to 1999 and designed sealed to 40 shows within that decade.
Kenneth Posner (Lighting Design) has some-more than 60 Broadway play and low-pitched credits. He designs extensively Off Broadway and for proprietor theaters and furloughed productions via a United States as good as internationally. Selected Broadway credits: Mean Girls, War Paint, Tuck Everlasting, Disgraced, On Your Feet!, If/Then, Kinky Boots, Pippin, Cinderella, Hairspray, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Legally Blonde, Catch Me If You Can, The Coast of Utopia: Shipwreck, Other Desert Cities, The Merchant of Venice, The Little Foxes, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Finding Neverland, Wicked. Paper Mill: Once on This Island. He is a target of Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and OBIE Awards.
Randy Hansen (Sound Design). Randy has designed sound for some-more than 150 musicals and 50 plays. Many noted moments embody operative with a uncover star Jessye Norman, a Indianapolis and Baltimore Symphony Orchestras, and a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Having recently non-stop a inhabitant debate of The Little Mermaid, Randy is anxious to be behind during Paper Mill for Half Time. In New York City he was a boss of Audible Difference, Inc., a sound pattern association that over a past 30 years has served a conform attention in New York and Paris.
Jason Lee Courson (Projection Design) was a projection engineer for a Broadway in Chicago prolongation of Gotta Dance. Off Broadway: Amerike: The Golden Land and a repeated Newsical: The Musical. Recent projection engineer for Peach State Summer Theatre. Jason’s prolongation pattern credits embody a films What Happens Next, The Big Gay Musical, and Grind, and industrial/fashion events including Red Dress Collection and Broadway Bares; he was partner engineer for opening ceremonies of a 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi and a 2015 European Games. Jason followed undergraduate studies during VSU (GA) and binds an MFA in Scenic Design from a Design/Technology Program during Purchase College (NY).
Josh Marquette (Hair and Wig Design) NY/London: Pretty Woman, Mean Girls, Present Laughter, Dreamgirls, Paramour, Tuck Everlasting, School of Rock, Something Rotten, Aladdin, Kinky Boots, The Book of Mormon, Trip of Love, First Date, Elf, Dogfight, The Best Man, Look Back in Anger, The Drowsy Chaperone, Pig Farm, The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Altar Boyz, Show Boat (Carnegie Hall), Mamma Mia!; Encores!: Most Happy Fella and Follies. West Coast: Robin and a 7 Hoods, Peep Show, Minsky’s, Vanities. Television: The Slap, 30 Rock, SNL.
Larry Hochman (Orchestrations) Larry’s career spans 40 years as arranger/composer for theater, film, recordings, and television. Broadway: 16 shows including Hello, Dolly! (Outer Critics Circle Award); The Book of Mormon (Tony, Drama Desk); She Loves Me (Drama Desk); Something Rotten!; The Addams Family; Pippin; Spamalot; 7 Tony nominations and 7 Drama Desk nominations. Television: Nickelodeon’s Wonder Pets! (five Daytime Emmys as composer). 25 spontaneous and Off Broadway shows. 18 films including several Disney and Marvin Hamlisch’s measure to The Informant!. Recordings/Concerts: Paul McCartney, Eric Idle, Barbra Streisand, Hugh Jackman, Audra McDonald, Barry Manilow, New York Philharmonic. Original musical: Perfect Life (produced by Austin Theatre Project).
Kenny Seymour (Dance Arrangements). Broadway: Tony Award–winning low-pitched Memphis (music director/conductor), Amazing Grace (orchestrator). Regional: Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of a Temptations (music director, arranger), Marley (music supervisor, arranger, orchestrator), Tallest Tree in a Forest (music director, arranger, immaterial music), Scary Musical (orchestrator), Big Maybelle: Soul of a Blues (music supervisor, orchestrator), The Wiz (La Jolla Playhouse, dance song arranger). Film/TV: Talking with a Taxman About Poetry (composer—Global Music Award for Best Original Score). Arranger and orchestrator for shows on Fox, BET, and NBC, as good as a initial round for President Barack Obama. Education: Manhattan School of Music, Berklee College of Music.
Jason Brouillard (Production Stage Manager). Broadway: Big Fish, Spider-Man, The Best Man, Bonnie and Clyde, Baby It’s You!, West Side Story, Jersey Boys, Lovemusik, Hairspray, A Year with Frog and Toad, Dance of a Vampires, The Civil War. Tours: An Evening with Patti LuPone Mandy Patinkin, John Lithgow: Stories by Heart, Ragtime, Chess, Company. Off Broadway: Trip of Love, Satchmo during a Waldorf, The Cocoanuts, If we Forget. Tennessee Performing Arts Center: Part of a Plan, featuring a song of Dan Fogelberg. Kennedy Center: Little Dancer. A.R.T.: The Last Two People on Earth. Most recently during a Alley Theatre with Satchmo during a Waldorf.
TELSEY + COMPANY (Casting). Broadway/Tours: My Fair Lady; Carousel; Children of a Lesser God; Mean Girls; Lobby Hero; Frozen; Escape to Margaritaville; SpongeBob SquarePants; Once on This Island; Anastasia; Hello, Dolly!; Come from Away; Waitress; Hamilton; Kinky Boots; Wicked; The Color Purple; On Your Feet!; Something Rotten!; The King and I; An American in Paris. Off Broadway: Sweeney Todd, Atlantic, Classic Stage, MCC, New Group, Park Avenue Armory, St. Ann’s Warehouse, Second Stage. Film: The Greatest Showman, Miss Sloane, Into a Woods, Margin Call, Rachel Getting Married. TV: Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, This Is Us, House of Cards, Divorce, Rise, One Day during a Time, commercials.
Accessibility Performances for Half Time
Paper Mill Playhouse, a personality in accessibility, will offer audio-described performances for Half Time on Sunday, Jun 24, during 1:30pm and Saturday, Jun 30, during 1:30pm. Prior to these performances during noon, a museum will offer giveaway feeling seminars. Sensory seminars offer an event for congregation with prophesy detriment to hear a live, in-depth outline of a prolongation elements of a uncover and hands-on communication with pivotal sets, props, and costumes. There will be a sign-interpreted and open-captioned opening on Sunday, Jul 1, during 7:00pm.
Free Audience Enrichment Activities for Half Time
Conversation Club: Join us Thursday evenings, June 14, or 21, one hour before screen for an informal, ominous gathering. You’ll learn some-more about a opening you’re about to see.
QA with a Cast: After a matinee on Saturday, Jun 30, hang around for a sharp-witted QA with expel members directly following a performance.
PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE, a not-for-profit humanities classification underneath a instruction of Mark S. Hoebee (Producing Artistic Director) and Todd Schmidt (Managing Director) and target of a 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is one of a country’s heading spontaneous theaters. Paper Mill Playhouse programs are done possible, in part, by supports from a New Jersey State Council on a Arts, a partner group of a National Endowment for a Arts. Paper Mill Playhouse is a member of a National Alliance for Musical Theatre, a Council of Stock Theatres, and a New Jersey Theatre Alliance.
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