Paper Mill Playhouse today announced its 2016-2017 season which will include four musicals, one play and will host the American premiere of “The Bodyguard” (based on the 1992 movie) starring Grammy Award nominee and R&B singer Deborah Cox.
The production launches the national tour of the musical that had its world premiere in London’s West End where it was nominated for four Olivier Awards including best new musical. It won best new musical at the Whatsonstage Awards.
“Paper Mill Playhouse continues its legacy of bringing the finest musical theater to the audiences of New Jersey and beyond,” said the Millburn theater’s Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebeke. “We are excited to launch the US premiere musical and national tour of “The Bodyguard”… Each time Paper Mill Playhouse has produced a show that has a life beyond our theater, it brings great pride to the people of our state. Paper Mill Playhouse is a leading exporter of art in New Jersey, and we are ecstatic to continue that tradition.” Continue reading Paper Mill Playhouse 2016-17 season includes U.S. premiere of ‘Bodyguard’