Paper Mill Playhouse announces 2020-2021 season

Paper Mill Playhouse announces 2020-2021 season

MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Mark Hoebee and Managing Director Michael Stotts have announced the lineup for the theater’s 2020-2021 season. Amid much concern over the current coronavirus and its impact locally and around the world, Paper Mill Playhouse looks forward to opening its doors to audiences for a season of […]

2020 Rising Star Awards canceled, replaced with virtual celebration

2020 Rising Star Awards canceled, replaced with virtual celebration

MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Rising Star Awards. Paper Mill will instead host a virtual celebration honoring the passion and talent of New Jersey high school students, many of whom were unable to perform their high school musicals due to the current COVID-19 health crisis. In response […]

Paper Mill cancels all shows, classes

MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse has made several adjustments to its performance schedule and operations to help ensure the safety and well-being of the community during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a March 18 press release. Based on the New Jersey ban on public gatherings of 50 or more people for the next eight […]

Yet again, Essex County takes lion’s share of Jersey Arts awards

Yet again, Essex County takes lion’s share of Jersey Arts awards

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The ArtPride New Jersey Foundation, in partnership with the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, recently announced the winners of the 2020 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards. Now in its 12th year, the annual contest celebrates the extraordinary work of New Jersey’s vital and thriving arts community. Nearly 11,000 arts lovers […]

Andrew Lloyd Webber, Glenn Close attend Paper Mill show

Andrew Lloyd Webber, Glenn Close attend Paper Mill show

MILLBURN, NJ — On Feb. 22, legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber brought his good friend Glenn Close to see his new show at Paper Mill Playhouse, “Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber.” Following the performance, the two celebrities went backstage with Mark Hoebee, Paper Mill’s producing artistic director, to meet and greet the cast, […]

Register to audition for Paper Mill’s Summer Musical Theater Conservatory

Register to audition for Paper Mill’s Summer Musical Theater Conservatory

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, will hold auditions for students to be a part of its prestigious Summer Musical Theater Conservatory and August Musical Theater Intensive for 2020 on Saturdays, Feb. 1 and 8, at Montclair State University, College of the Arts/Life Hall, 1 Normal Ave. in […]

Essex County receives many grants for the arts

Essex County receives many grants for the arts

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey State Council on the Arts recently awarded more than $15.7 million in grant funding to support 700 arts organizations, projects and artists throughout the state. “It is an honor to lead a department that invests in the people of New Jersey in such diverse and meaningful ways,” Secretary of […]

Multiple Essex County venues nominated for JerseyArts awards

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Discover Jersey Arts — a project dedicated to increasing the awareness of and participation in the arts in New Jersey, and co-sponsored by the ArtPride New Jersey Foundation and New Jersey State Council on the Arts — recently announced that voting in the 2019 JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards is under way. […]

Essex County rakes in funding from NJ State Council on the Arts

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The New Jersey State Council on the Arts recently awarded more than $15.7 million in grant funding to support 700 arts organizations, projects and artists throughout the state. The awards were announced at the Arts Council’s 52nd annual meeting, held at the New Jersey State Museum in Trenton. “The New Jersey […]

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