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The beloved family musical Annie returns to Paper Mill Playhouse just in time for the holidays. Little orphan Annie is taken from her orphanage — and the clutches of cruel Miss Hannigan — to stay at billionaire Oliver Warbucks' mansion for the holidays. When Annie wins the hearts of Warbucks and his staff, they set out on an epic mission to find Annie's parents. Winner of the Tony Award for best musical, Annie includes such unforgettable songs as "It's the Hard-Knock Life," "Easy Street," "A New Deal for Christmas," and "Tomorrow," that eternal anthem of optimism.
The crew of ArcAttack use their high-tech wizardry to generate a truly electrifying performance. Combining their love of rock music and their love of science, they deliver a show audiences will never forget!
Note: ArcAttack is appropriate for family audiences.
Grammy Award-winner and multi-platinum selling recording artist Bruno Mars returns to The Rock.
Curvy Widow is a sassy, frank, and witty musical comedy about the exploits of a 50-something widow whose adventures in the least expected places reveal unexpected truths about life, love, survival, and sex. Tony Award nominee Nancy Opel (Urinetown) stars. The musical features an autobiographical book by Bobby Goldman with music and lyrics by Drew Brody. The show is directed by Peter Flynn and choreographed by Marcos Santana.
Kelli O'Hara has unequivocally established herself as one of Broadway's great leading ladies. Her portrayal of Anna Leonowens in the critically acclaimed revival of The King and I recently garnered her the 2015 Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical, along with Drama League and Outer Critics nominations. Since debuting on Broadway, she has been acclaimed for her golden voice and the beautiful characters she creates in shows such as The Light in the Piazza, The Pajama Game, the revival of South Pacific at Lincoln Center, and Nice Work If You Can Get It, all earning her Tony Award, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics nominations. She made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera in The Merry Widow with Renée Fleming last year, and regularly appears in film and on television.
From the director-choreographer of Kinky Boots comes the incredible true story of 10 ordinary seniors with extraordinary dreams who audition to dance at halftime for a major basketball team. Only after making the cut do they learn that they won't be dancing tap, salsa, or swing — instead, they'll bring down the house with a style that is entirely new to them: hip-hop.
Take the uplifting journey with these dreamers — and the young coaches who inspire them along the way — as they battle self-doubt, stereotypes, and even one another for a chance to bust a move at center court in front of 20,000 screaming fans. Together they remind people that in life, when the odds are stacked against you and the challenges seem too great to overcome, it's not the end of the game — it's Half Time.
The Honeymooners is a world-premiere musical comedy inspired by the classic television series. Ralph Kramden and his buddy Ed Norton are back and still shooting for the moon. After shocking their wives by winning a high-profile jingle contest, they are catapulted out of Brooklyn and into the cutthroat world of Madison Avenue advertising, where they discover that their quest for the American Dream might cost them their friendship. Filled with big laughs and an infectious score, The Honeymooners will bang-zoom its way into your heart.
When it's discovered that Connie, a rock goddess-turned-recluse, has spent the last 30 years ghostwriting her ex-husband's hit records, the fate of the music and its fortune are suddenly up for grabs. Now four strangers are forced to figure out whose legacy to salvage and how not to sacrifice themselves in the process.
Based on the book by P.L. Travers, Mary Poppins is one of the most popular films of all time reconceived for the stage by Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey). Mary Poppins takes us on a magical and memorable adventure. It's an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers, and a little bit of magic. Among its accolades, Mary Poppins received nominations for nine Olivier Awards and seven Tony Awards, including best musical. Treat the entire family to this treasured story.
Million Dollar Quartet is the smash-hit musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock 'n' roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. On December 4, 1956, these four musicians gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. This show features a score of hits, including "Blue Suede Shoes," "Great Balls of Fire," "Walk the Line," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," "Folsom Prison Blues," and more.
A crotchety senior citizen learns about life and forgiveness from his new neighbor — a precocious nine-year-old.
The New Kids on the Block are bringing The Total Package Tour to Prudential Center. NKOTB and special guests will collaborate for a special show performing many of their hits.
Comedian and radio personality on NPR's Snap Judgment, James Judd is a former member of the Groundlings in Los Angeles and the New Faces at the Hollywood Improv. As a comedian and comedy writer, James worked on many projects, including a critically acclaimed solo show and made TV appearances on Star Search and An Evening at the Improv. Join him for an evening of hilarious, dramatic, and true stories.
At once a razor-sharp comedy and a sincere tribute to democracy, The Outsider is a timely and hilarious take on modern American politics. Ned Newley doesn't even want to be governor. He's terrified of public speaking; his poll numbers are impressively bad. To his ever-supportive chief of staff, Ned seems destined to fail. But a political guru named Arthur Vance sees things a little differently: Ned might be the worst candidate to ever run for office. Unless the public is looking for…the worst candidate to ever run for office.
Sixty singer-dancers present a concert showcase of beloved Broadway shows like West Side Story, Newsies, Dreamgirls, and Hairspray. The program also features standards and pop favorites from Michael Jackson, Pentatonix, and Lady Gaga. The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir, presented by Overlook Medical Center, has toured the area at impressive venues, including Lincoln Center, Sun Arena, and MetLife Stadium.
Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is hosting its largest fundraising event of the year, the Paper Mill Playhouse Gala. The reception and silent auction begin at 6pm, followed by dinner and dancing featuring the Eddie Bruce Band. The Paper Mill Playhouse Gala will feature performances from Shanice Williams (NBC's The Wiz Live!), Megan Sikora, Karen Mason, and Kat Nejat. In addition, students from Paper Mill's education programs will be featured, along with Paper Mill's award-winning Broadway Show Choir.
Paper Mill Playhouse is a not-for-profit arts organization that relies on philanthropic support to make its breathtaking productions, professional training programs, and celebrated arts education possible. All proceeds from the gala will support these programs.
This wonderful and thought-provoking play explores the complex human condition of grief as a family struggles to try to cope with the loss of their young son and asks the question "What if you could travel like Alice through a rabbit hole to a new time, place, and circumstance".
Legendary performer and the creative genius of Pink Floyd Roger Waters brings his new "Us + Them" tour to Prudential Center.
Performing music from his long career with Pink Floyd, solo projects and new tracks, Waters' tours are known for immersive experiences.
Shen Yun is a premier classical dance and music company performing all-new shows in 2017. Through these shows the company conveys authentic Chinese culture that cannot be seen in China today. Fascinating stories from 5,000 years of Chinese history are told through the vivid athleticism and deep expressiveness of classical Chinese dance, one of the most demanding art forms in the world. The groundbreaking East-West orchestra captures the spirit of ancient China. Grand animated backdrops place the audience inside the action. Shen Yun's uplifting energy is something audiences can feel long after the curtain falls.
Chicago. 1936. Get ready to enter a smoke-filled world of cons and capers, where nothing is what it seems and no one is who he or she appears to be. Based on the 1973 Academy Award-winning film, The Sting tells the tale of a pair of con men: small-town grifter Johnny Hooker and big-time hustler Henry Gondorff, who plot to bring down the city's most corrupt racketeer. The Tony Award-winning creative team includes director John Rando (On the Town), choreographer Warren Carlyle (Hello Dolly!), and book writer Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone). The original score is by composer-lyricist team Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis (Urinetown). The Sting takes audiences back to an era when the blues reigned, the stakes were high, and the dice were always loaded.
The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales has been adapted by John Glore from the children's book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith. Narrator Jack tries to keep a wild group of favorite storybook characters in line before total chaos or a song breaks out. No need to hold your nose — this uproarious show mixes humor, music, and audience participation that will delight both children and adults.
A wedding full of memories is crashed by a murder. One of the wedding party members has been slain. Become a detective with your guests and solve this murder mystery. If you can solve it fast, maybe the day will not be too bad after all.
At a wedding where the bridezilla has not had her best day, suddenly a member of the wedding party is murdered. You and your guests must use the clues to solve the mystery. Solve the murder quickly so that the bride and groom can still have their day.
Country music superstars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill make their Prudential Center debut. The tour celebrates the 10th anniversary of the duo's record-breaking "Soul2Soul II" tour.
Grammy Award-winning artist The Weeknd returns his new Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour to Newark. He will perform tracks from his new Starboy album, whose title track broke records on streaming services earlier this year.
Full of the live and in-your-face entertainment Netflix can't provide, We're All In This Room Together, presented by the Second City, features improvised comedy, audience interaction, and of-the-moment sketches and songs from the legendary sketch comedy archives made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray, and more.