Harry Connick Jr. will play Paul Newman in the world-premiere musical production of “The Sting” at the Paper Mill Playhouse (March 29-April 29). Once again, this Tony Award-winning theater is serving as an out-of-town launch pad for Broadway.
Since the 2004-’05 season, Paper Mill has staged the world premiere of nine productions. Four moved to the Great White Way: Newsies, Honeymoon in Vegas, The Bandstand and A Bronx Tale. These two , “Harold and Maude” and “A Wonderful Life” did not.
Besides “The Sting” (March 29-April 29, 2018), the current season began with the world premiere of “The Honeymooners” (Sept. 28–Oct. 29). Currently running through Sunday is the East Coast premieres of both the hysterical comedy “The Outsider” (Jan. 24-Feb. 18) and the musical “Half Time,” formerly called “Gotta Dance,” (May 31-July 1, 2018). Continue reading Harry Connick Jr signs to perform, co-write ‘Sting’ musical at Paper Mill