“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 …

Grand Coeur: the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s “Romeo & Juliet” with Guest Star Catherine Wreford

Shakespeare's tragic tale of star-crossed lovers celebrates so many universal themes of love that it continues to resonate centuries later. And just in time for Valentine's Day, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet presents its own beautiful, inspiring message of love through a staging of Prokofiev's “Romeo & Juliet” in Rudi van Dantzig's choreography. The Canadian ballet …

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 …