Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) will present more than 110 of the of the region's most talented young performing artists from Paper Mill Playhouse's Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory in a fully produced, original concert on the Paper Mill mainstage titled New Voices of 2012: It's Our Time. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek into the rehearsals below.
Members of the competitive Conservatory who earned coveted spots in the Senior, Junior Plus, and Junior Companies (ages 10-18) are directed and choreographed by Paper Mill Playhouse's professional artistic staff in this concert which is the culmination of the five-week program. Also appearing are numerous winners and nominees of the 2012 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards who won scholarships to attend the Conservatory.
Performances of New Voices of 2012: It's Our Time will be held on Friday, August 3rd at 7:30pm and Saturday, August 4th at 1:30 and 7:30pm. Single tickets range in price from $25 to $45. Tickets may be purchased by calling (973) 376-4343, online at www.papermill.org, or visit the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted.
This year's New Voices theme is a musical celebration of growing up and changing the world. "The show contains many solos and duets, but the most exciting pieces are the full company numbers," explains Paper Mill's Education Program Manager, Carrie Rubino. "It is thrilling to hear a company of over 100 students sing in perfect harmony. It really gives you a feel for what the future of Broadway holds, and anyone who's a fan of musical theater should come and see the show."