NJSO & Paper Mill Playhouse
The NJSO and Paper Mill Playhouse co-present four at-home performances pairing star vocalists with the NJSO Chamber Players.
‘Being Alive’ from Company
Premiered April 13, 2021
Tally Sessions performs “Being Alive,” the finale of Stephen Sondheim’s Company, with NJSO strings in the finale of the NJSO and Paper Mill Playhouse’s four-part series highlighting great songs from the theater.
‘Tonight’ from West Side Story
Premiered Mar 2, 2021
West Side Story’s “Tonight” is one of the theater’s most iconic love songs. Broadway veterans Belinda Allyn and Matt Doyle perform Maria and Tony’s duet with an NJSO string quartet in this collaboration between the NJSO and Paper Mill Playhouse.
‘Out There’ from The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Premiered Feb 9, 2021
Broadway actor Jacob Keith Watson sings “Out There” from Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame, accompanied by an NJSO string quartet, in this NJSO/Paper Mill Playhouse collaboration. Featuring NJSO Associate Concertmaster David Southorn, violinist Fatima Aaziza, violist Brett Deubner and cellist Ted Ackerman.
‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ from Carousel
Premiered Jan 5, 2021
NJSO musicians and Broadway veteran Rema Webb give a virtual performance of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “You’ll Never Walk Alone” from Carousel in the first of a four-part collaborative series with the Paper Mill Playhouse. Featuring NJSO violinists Bryan Hernandez-Luch and Héctor Falcón, violist David Blinn, cellist Sarah Seiver and Principal Bass Ha Young Jung.
The Paper Mill Playhouse series is sponsored by JCP&L/FirstEnergy Foundation and PNC Bank.