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This Week’s Virtual and Live Events at the Paper Mill Playhouse
The theater comes to
you! Every week Paper Mill offers streaming events you can access
from your living room or any room! All our weekly events are
available on Facebookand
cannot wait to be back together again soon, but until that day comes,
enjoy these free events, only accessible to the public for a limited
Monday, September 14
– New Voices 2000
The annual New Voices
concert is the culmination of Paper Mill Playhouse’s Summer Musical
Theater Conservatory, featuring 120 talented student performers
ages 10–18, directed and choreographed by Paper Mill Playhouse’s
professional artistic staff.
16 – Babbling by the Brook
Join Paper Mill’s own
Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee for lighthearted,
entertaining conversations with a star-studded roster of performers,
writers, directors, and more theatrical denizens. Gain insight into
our upcoming productions, delve into the creative process, and catch
up with veteran actors! This week join Tony-nominated scenic
designer David Korins (Bandstand, Hamilton, Beetlejuice).
JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE
This month, remember
the life and legacy of Representative John Lewis—Freedom Rider,
congressman, Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree, and the
conscience of a nation. Join audiences from across the country for a
nationwide watch of the riveting new documentary John Lewis:
Good Trouble on Monday, Sep 21, at 7PM, followed by a live virtual
panel featuring the film’s director and civil rights advocates as
they talk about Lewis’s legacy of fearless protest and how we can
keep his campaign for justice alive.
The Carriage House
Restaurant at the F.M. Kirby Carriage House has live cabaret
performances every Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 7PM. Come
enjoy a cool breeze by the brook, fine dining outdoors, and live
Mr. Rodriquez starred in Paper Mill’s production
of Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn and has had an
extensive career on Broadway, film, and the concert stage. He
recently toured the US as Captain Georg Von Trapp in The
Sound of Music. See a clipof
Nicholas Rodriguez in concert at the Sheldon Concert Hall in St.
Louis as part of the MUNY Magic cabaret series.
THURSDAY—Kyle Taylor Parker: An
Evening of Broadway Soul
Parker starred in the world premiere of My Very Own
British Invasion at Paper Mill in 2019. He has appeared on
Broadway in Kinky Boots and Charlie and the
Chocolate Factory as well as in national tours of Kinky
Boots (IRNE Award, best visiting actor) and In
the Heights. He’s currently working on a follow-up album to his
debut Broadway Soul, vol. 1.
SATURDAY—Gavin Lee: Steppin’
Out with Fred Astaire
Spend the evening
with Broadway’s Gavin Lee. The two-time Tony nominee, who starred as
Lumiere in Paper Mill’s 2019 Beauty and the Beast, is excited
to sing and dance his way through the celebrated life of his favorite
movie musical icon!