Paper Mill Playhouse announces 2016-2017 cast of its Broadway Show Choir

map-pmp-show-choir-wMILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse recently announced casting for its award-winning Broadway Show Choir. The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir is a tuition-free, audition-based, exhibition show choir that stems from Paper Mill Playhouse’s arts education and outreach programs. The choir consists of 80 singer and dancers between the ages of 15 and 22.

Essex County students participating include Belleville’s Carl Sayson and Rachel Aquino; Caldwell’s Kate Glennon, Giulia Russo and Will Taylor; Fairfield’s Madelin Morales; Maplewood’s Hunter Kovacs; Millburn’s Natalie Aris, Larry Toyter and Erin Hernon; Montclair’s Miles Wright; North Caldwell’s Paige Wasserman; Nutley’s Matthew Rodriguez and David Villa; Short Hills’ Simran Sawhney, Steph Stone and Johnathan Charette; South Orange’s Josephus Gordon; West Caldwell’s Hunter Halliwell; and West Orange’s Isaiah Beals.

Students selected to be part of this talented group will have the opportunity to fine-tune their craft with free, intensive instruction. The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir runs from October to June and rehearses on Sunday evenings at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church in downtown Millburn. The show choir is currently accepting bookings for April, May and June. Contact Shayne Austin Miller at 973-315-1639 or [email protected] to book the choir.

“This talented touring troupe allows Paper Mill Playhouse to bring art to the people, while its participants receive professional training by industry professionals,” Mark S. Hoebee, Paper Mill Playhouse producing artistic director, said in a press release. “The award-winning Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir is a wonderful opportunity for students to perform at impressive venues and share their talents with thousands of New Jersey residents.”