Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir Launches 2018 Tour throughout New Jersey


Award-winning Ensemble to Present Fully-staged Concerts at Eight Locations

(New Jersey) Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is pleased to announce dates and locations for the 2018 Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir tour. This season the show choir will play New Jersey venues in Millburn, Somerset, New Providence, Rahway, Metuchen, Wanaque, Kenilworth and South Orange. This fully-staged concert event called “Seize the Day” is a song and dance extravaganza featuring production numbers from popular Broadway shows including Newsies, Frozen, Hairspray, The Wiz, Rent, Spring Awakening, Jersey Boys, Annie, Sister Act, and more. The program will also feature pop favorites from James Taylor, Lady Gaga, Otis Redding, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake and Pentatonix.

The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir, presented by Overlook Medical Center, has toured the area at impressive venues including Lincoln Center, The Empire State Building, Sun Arena, MetLife Stadium, NJPAC, State Theatre, Bergen PAC, SOPAC and many more. The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir is an audition based, exhibition Show Choir that stems from Paper Mill Playhouse’s award-winning Arts Education and Outreach programs. The choir consists of 70 singer/ dancers between the ages of 15 and 22. See below for a complete list of show choir performers by town.

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“We are thrilled to showcase our largest ensemble to date and welcome the community to join us for some inspiring performances,” commented Shayne Austin Miller, Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir Director. “The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir is a highly-competitive, audition-based, free program that showcases the best talent in New Jersey. Our fully-staged concert event, Seize the Day is perfect for audiences of all ages.”

2018 Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir Tour Schedule

Saint Stephen’s Church, Millburn, NJ
For Tickets: 973.625.5726

Villager’s Theatre, Somerset, NJ

Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church, New Providence, NJ
For Tickets:

Hamilton Stage, Rahway, NJ
For Tickets: or 732.499.8226

Forum Theatre, Metuchen, NJ
For Tickets:

Lakeland Regional High School, Wanaque, NJ
For Tickets: 973.831.2240

Saint Theresa’s Catholic Church, Kenilworth, NJ
For Tickets:

South Orange Performing Arts Center, South Orange, NJ
For Tickets: or 973.313.2787

This year’s show choir members include (alphabetical by town): Joshua Dunn (Bayonne), Sean Glennon (Belle Mead), Mia Montero (Berkeley Heights), Nicolette Kelly (Booton), Lindsey Kazar (Branchburg), Liam Driscoll (Chatham), Nathaniel Eck (Chatham), Ronan Green (Chatham), Zariah Rivera (Clifton), Ryan Campbell (Colonia), Matthew Harmon (Cortlandt Manor, NY), Gabrielle Aubrey (Cranford), Olivia Orlando (Cranford), Faith Ricca (Cranford), Laura Salway (Cranford),  McKenzie Hegarty (Denville), Benjamin Cruz (Dover), Robert Quiles (Dumont), Georglana Balisage (Elizabeth), Elvin Rodriguez (Elizabeth), Madelin Morales (Fairfield), Anne Hattem (Flanders), George Wenson (Fords), Chris Hara (Franklin), Sydney Hammer (Green Pond), Nicole Verga (Hamburg), Ryan Quish (Hasbrouck Heights), Gina Teschke (Highlands), Amelia Firestone (Hoboken), Jose Fernando Gonzalez-Vidal (Jersey City), Makayla Koski (Kenilworth), Melody Stubbs (Kenilworth), Jordan Hurtado (Kinnelon), Caitlyn McHenry (Kinnelon), Cassie Mateo (Laurel Springs), Jolien Avena (Lincoln Park), Brian Corona (Linden), Anna McCarthy (Madison), Jaclyn Lenox (Martinsville), Jenna Young (Matawan), Sebastian Zuniga (Metuchen), Zachary Fox (Millburn), Alexandra Witek (Monmouth Beach), Elizabeth Witek (Monmouth Beach), Tyler Wrotny (Monmouth Junction), Keeley Gorman (Montclair), Miles Wright (Montclair), Molly McDermott (Morris Plains), Mia Maccarella (Mount Tabor), Leah Slepoi (Mountainside), Yezenia Rodriguez (Newark), Alex McCully (Newton), Randy Campo (North Plainfield), Matt Rodriguez (Nutley), David Villa (Nutley), Michael Magielnicki (Parlin), Jolie Schaub (Pompton Plains), Johnny Mulcahy (Poughkeepsie, NY), Avelyn Simons (Princeton), Matthew Milligan (Rahway),  Jason Myers (Rahway), Christopher Smith (Rahway), Helena Chaves (Ringwood), Steph Stone (Short Hills), Faith Dodge (South Plainfield), Noelle Cappuzzo (Succasunna),  Samantha Kelleher (Summit), Charlotte Wesson (Summit),  Alyssa Carbonell (Union), Pranav Chawla (Union), Amanda Wingo (Union), Evan Caban (Union), Marcus Platt (Union), Casey Rae Borella (Verona), Isaiah Beals (West Orange), Elizabeth Allen (Westfield), Prestine Allen (Westfield), Matthew Meixner (Westfield), Matt Siroty (Westfield), Joseph Gordon (White Plains, NY) and Valencio Lazarczyk (Whitehouse Station).            

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PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE, a not-for-profit arts organization under the direction of Mark S. Hoebee (Producing Artistic Director) and Todd Schmidt (Managing Director) and recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is one of the country's leading regional theaters.  Paper Mill Playhouse programs are made possible, in part, by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Paper Mill Playhouse is a member of the National Alliance for Musical Theatre, the Council of Stock Theatres, and the New Jersey Theatre Alliance.

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