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Continuo Arts Partners with Papermill Playhouse to Present 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame'; Auditions Aug. 13-14

August 8, 2014 at 9:26 AM

SUMMIT, NJ -  Continuo Arts Foundation and The Paper Mill Playhouse will partner for Paper Mill Playhouse’s production of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame."  Selected members of Continuo Arts Symphonic Chorus will be featured as the on-stage choir in the musical’s United States premiere from March 4 – April 5, 2015, at the Millburn Theater.  Individuals interested in being considered for the Continuo Arts Symphonic Chorus can schedule an audition by calling Continuo Arts Foundation at 908 / 264–5324.

Paper Mill Playhouse will once again partner with Disney Theatrical Productions with which it has previously partnered on "Newsies" and "High School Musical," to present the US premiere of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," inspired by the classic Victor Hugo novel and created for the stage by two masters of stage and screen, composer Alan Menken and lyricist Stephen Schwartz .

"The Hunchback of Notre Dame" is an intimate retelling of the famous love story scripted by Peter Parnell, and is produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse .  “After an extensive search of choirs throughout the tri-state area, we are thrilled that Paper Mill Playhouse and 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' music team have selected the Continuo Arts Foundation,” said Mark S. Hoebee, Producing Artistic Director at Paper Mill Playhouse.   “It is always a thrill to partner with neighboring not-for-profit arts organizations that share a similar mission to Paper Mill Playhouse.”

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“Our collaboration with The Paper Mill Playhouse and Disney will offer Continuo Arts Members a unique and once in a lifetime opportunity,” said Candace Wicke, President and Executive Director of Continuo Arts.  “Continuo is honored to have been selected to be a part of the US Premiere musical at one of our nation’s leading regional theaters.”  

In addition to the collaboration with Paper Mill Playhouse, singers from Continuo Arts will also partner with the Cresent Choral Society and the Plainfield Symphony for the world premiere of renowned Italian Composer Marco Frisina’s Sinfonia Mysterium Paschale in October, and with Hometowne TV and Central Presbyterian Church for “The Wisdom of Broadway” live broadcast in November.

The Continuo Arts Foundation offers choral programs for children, intermediate and advanced girls, advanced boys, adults, seniors, and a professional ensemble. Auditions for the many vocal ensembles of Continuo Arts Foundation will be scheduled throughout the day on August 13 and 14.   For the audition, please prepare 32 bars of an a capella selection that best highlight the singer’s vocal range and versatility.   All auditions will be held at Twin Maples, located at 216 Springfield Avenue.

Individuals interested in being considered for the Continuo Arts Choruses can schedule an audition by calling Continuo Arts Foundation at 908 / 264–5324.  Singers will be called or e-mailed if they are selected for a callback.  The Continuo Arts Choruses begin rehearsals on September 2.  Rehearsals for "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" will take place as scheduled, and continue through the beginning of March, 2015.  For additional information visit  continuoarts.com .

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