“Benny & Joon” Cast Party Interviews from Paper Mill Playhouse East Coast Premiere

Exactly one week ago, I was at Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey enjoying the exciting opening night of the East Coast premiere of "Benny & Joon"! If you missed my photo recap, start here. And if you missed my critical review (teaser: I loved it!) start here. https://youtu.be/FkvWTxed3hQ In the video above, I'm …

“My Very Own British Invasion” World Premiere Photo Reportage

On Sunday night, I caught the world premiere opening night of "My Very Own British Invasion" at Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ. The Tony Award-winning regional theater rolled-out the red carpet for the evening's star, Peter Noone, the singer/songwriter of Herman's Hermits whose memories of the famous 1960s British Invasion inspired the musical fable. …

Vital Voices Revitalize 60s British Rock: “My Very Own British Invasion” World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse

(Jonny Amies [Peter] and the company of My Very Own British Invasion; photo by Evan Zimmerman for MurphyMade.) Millburn, NJ -- If you go see "My Very Own British Invasion" without even knowing what it's about, here's the thing: the core message literally broadcasts itself on the theater’s sound system as you take your seats …

Get Ready for the (British) Invasion! Paper Mill Playhouse’s Sneak Peek of a World Premiere

The British are coming! Earlier today, I attended an exclusive preview of the upcoming world premiere of "My Very Own British Invasion," a new musical that opens at the end of this month at Paper Mill Playhouse, the Tony-Award-wining regional theater in Millburn, NJ. I joined the incredible cast and creative team at their rehearsal …

Video Reportage and Interviews: Holiday Inn at Paper Mill Playhouse

https://youtu.be/zRBBYbKdK60 At this exact time last week, I was at Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn , New Jersey, enjoying the delightful opening night performance of Irving Berlin's "Holiday Inn." Afterwards, I chatted with the talented, exuberant principal cast at Par 440 in Short Hills in the video above! If you missed my critical review (loved …

Paper Mill Playhouse’s “Holiday Inn”: Opening Night Photo Reportage!

On Sunday, I took-in the opening night of Paper Mill Playhouse's "Holiday Inn," the second consecutive production of the Tony Award-wining theater’s 80th anniversary season under producing artistic director, Mark S. Hoebee. If you haven't read my critical review, read it here! In a nutshell: a genial, high-spirited cast polished the show to brilliance! After …

May Your Days be Merry and Bright: Paper Mill Playhouse’s Spirited “Holiday Inn”

While the Thanksgiving weekend kicked-off the holiday season of bright lights and joy across America, Paper Mill Playhouse charted its own seasonal stars with a high-spirited, megawatt premiere of Irving Berlin's "Holiday Inn." As the second consecutive production of the Tony Award-wining theater's 80th anniversary season under producing artistic director, Mark S. Hoebee, it was …