MILLBURN, NJ--Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre TonyAward, by special arrangement with Jeffrey Finn, is pleased to announce casting for the world-premiere production of the new musical comedy The Honeymooners, based on the CBS television series, with book by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss, music by Stephen Weiner,and lyrics by Peter Mills.
This world-premiere musical features direction from Tony Award winner John Rando, choreography by Emmy Award-winner Joshua Bergassewith musical direction and vocal arrangements by Remy Kurs. Performances began on Thursday, September 28, and run through Sunday, October 29, at Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ. Major support is provided by The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation.
America’s favorite dreamers have a brand-new scheme. 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.
The principal cast will feature Tony Award winner Michael McGrath as Ralph Kramden, Michael Mastro as Ed Norton, Leslie Kritzer as Alice Kramden, andTony Award nominee Laura Bell Bundy as Trixie Norton, with Lewis Cleale as Bryce Bennett, Lewis J. Stadlen as Old Man Faciamatta, and David Wohl as Allen Upshaw.The Honeymoonersensemble will featureHolly Ann Butler, Chris Dwan, Hannah Florence, Tessa Grady, Stacey Todd Holt, Ryan Kasprzak, Drew King, Eloise Kropp, Harris Milgrim, Justin Prescott, Lance Roberts, Jeffrey Schecter, Britton Smith, Alison Solomon, Michael Walters, and Kevin Worley.