MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris Plains resident Mia Maccarella, along with other local show choir members will take part in a fully staged concert show; “Paper Mill Sings” at the Morris Museum’s Bickford Theatre on Sunday, May 21, at 3:00 p.m.
The choir consists of singers/dancers between the ages of 15 and 22. The group acts as ambassadors to Paper Mill Playhouse with an array of performance opportunities throughout the community and beyond. Students selected to be a part of this talented group have to opportunity to fine tune their craft with free, intensive instruction and many public performance opportunities.
This song and dance extravaganza will feature production numbers from popular Broadway shows including Newsies, West Side Story, Mary Poppins, The Wiz, A Bronx Tale, Disney’s High School Musical, Annie, Sister Act, and more. The program will also feature pop favorites from Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, ABBA and Pentatonix. This is the second year of Paper Mill Playhouse’s featuring its newest ensemble Voices of Paper Mill, which will be performing “extreme acapella” in the style of the recent “Pitch Perfect” films.
The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir, presented by Overlook Medical Center, has performed at a variety of area venues including Lincoln Center, The Empire State Building, Sun Arena, MetLife Stadium, Paper Mill Playhouse, Bergen PAC, SOPAC and many more. The ensemble is an audition based, exhibition Show Choir that stems from Paper Mill Playhouse’s award-winning Arts Education and Outreach programs.
“We are thrilled to showcase our largest ensemble to date and welcome the Morristown community to join us for some inspiring performances,” commented Shayne Austin Miller, Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir Director. “The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir is a highly-competitive, audition-based, free program that showcases the best talent in New Jersey. Our fully-staged concert event, Paper Mill Sings is perfect for audiences of all ages.”
This year’s Show Choir members include local residents Nicolette Kelly (Boonton),Mia Maccarella (Morris Plains), Justine Murray (Denville),Liam Driscoll (Chatham), and Zach Torkos (Denville). Natalie Aris (Millburn), Tiffanie Arokiaswamy (Avenel), Nawal Boto(Edison), Noelle Cappuzzo (Succasunna), Helena Chaves (Ringwood), Olivia Dan (Sparta), Nia Dubourg (Belleville), Victoria Franco (New York), Victoria Gasper (Avenel), Jacqueline Hennessy (Middletown), Erin Hernon (Millburn), Katrina Michalewski (Bloomingdale), Madelin Morales (Fairfield), Brooke Nagel (Towaco), Emma Park-Hazel (New York), Ashley Phillips (Union), Laura Salway (Cranford), Simran Sawhney (Short Hills), Steph Stone (Short Hills), Emma Wilcox (Cedar Knolls), Alexandra Witek (Monmouth Beach), Crystal Wright (Union), Rachel Aquino (Belleville), Maginnis Buckley (Summit), Alyssa Carbonell (Union), Amelia Firestone (Hoboken), Kate Glennon (Caldwell), Lindsey Kazar (Branchburg), Samantha Kelleher (Summit), Leah Killmer (Garwood), Mia Lowy (Ridgewood), Olivia Orlando (Cranford), Faith Ricca (Cranford), Brianna Rivera (Union), Giulia Russo (Caldwell), Lisette Serrano (Union), Vanessa Sierra (Linden), Avelyn Simons (Princeton), Paige Wasserman (North Caldwell), Amanda Wingo (Union), Elizabeth Witek (Monmouth Beach), Lizzy Allen (Westfield), PJ Allen (Westfield), Michael Antonelli (North Arlington), Georglana Balisage (Elizabeth), Robert Falco (Hoboken), Matthew Fralley (Netcong), Ricky Francese (Somerset), Josephus Gordon (South Orange), Hunter Halliwell (West Caldwell), Sydney Hammer (Green Pond), Jordan Hurfado (Kinnelon), Hunter Kovacs (Maplewood), Valencio Lazarczyk (Whitehouse Station), Michael Magielnicki (Parlin), David Marques (Linden), Matthew Rodriguez (Nutley), Matt Siroty (Westfield), Larry Toyter (Millburn), Samuel Vana (Ridgewood), Liam Arnold (Pequannock), Isaiah Beals (West Orange), Ryan Campbell (Colonia), Johnathan Charette (Short Hills), Nicholas Cook (Bridgewater), Brian Corona (Linden), Joshua Dunn (Bayonne), Christopher Erdman (Union), Jeff Gallup (Montville), José Fernando González-Vidal (Jersey City), Camillo Lazarczyk (Whitehouse Station), Alexander McCully (Newton), Carl Sayson (Belleville), Will Taylor (Caldwell), David Villa (Nutley), Jason Wells (Elizabeth), Miles Wright (Montclair), Jason Yanto (Union), and Sean Zuckerman (Ridgewood).