Ann Harada and Nicholas Rodriguez. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia

Production Photos: Paige Faure, Jordon Gelber, Ann Harada, Jeff Kready, Hayley Podschun, Nicholas Rodriguez and More in HOLIDAY INN At Paper Mill Playhouse through December 30

Paper Mill Playhouse is presenting Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn, based on the film from Universal Pictures, with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, and book by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge. Performances began on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, and will continue through Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ).

Jeff Kready and Paige Faure. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia
Jeff Kready and Paige Faure. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia

Directed by Mr. Greenberg (The Baker’s Wife, 1776 – Paper Mill), and with choreography by Denis Jones (Mary Poppins – Paper Mill, Holiday Inn – Broadway, Tony nomination), music direction by Shawn Gough (Annie, Paper Mill), the principal cast features Paige Faure (Honeymoon in Vegas – Paper Mill) as Lila Dixon, Jordon Gelber (Avenue Q) as Danny, Ann Harada (Avenue Q) as Louise, Jeff Kready (Thoroughly Modern Millie – Paper Mill) as Ted Hanover, Hayley Podschun (Peter Pan – Paper Mill) as Linda Mason, Nicholas Rodriguez (Tarzan) as Jim Hardy with Jian Harrell and Aidan Alberto alternating in the role of Charlie Winslow.

Jeff Kready, Hayley Podschun, Nicholas Rodriguez. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia
Jeff Kready, Hayley Podschun, Nicholas Rodriguez. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia

The cast also features Jordon Beall, Gene Biscontini, Colin Bradbury, Tricia Desario, Taylor Fields, Kelly Gleason, Juliane Godfrey, Berklea Going,Joshua Israel, Julie Kavanagh, Mallory Nolting, Clifton Samuels, JT Teeling, Karl Skylar Urban, Amy Van Norstrand, Scarlett Walker, Travis Ward-Osborne, and John T. Wolfe.

Ann Harada and Nicholas Rodriguez. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia
Ann Harada and Nicholas Rodriguez. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia

In this musical based on the beloved Bing Crosby/Fred Astaire film, Jim Hardy leaves behind the hustle and bustle of showbiz for a quiet life on a Connecticut farm. Jim’s agrarian efforts are a flop, but things start looking up when he falls for a talented schoolteacher, and together they infuse their sleepy rural setting with some Broadway razzle-dazzle. Fresh from a Broadway run, this heartwarming, toe-tapping production features more than 20 classic songs from the Berlin catalog, including “Easter Parade,” “Cheek to Cheek,” “Steppin’ Out with My Baby,” and “White Christmas.”

Hayley Podschun, Karl Skyler Urban, Jordan Beall, and Julie Kavanagh. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia
Hayley Podschun, Karl Skyler Urban, Jordan Beall, and Julie Kavanagh. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia

The production team includes set design by Anna Louizos, costume design by Alejo Vietti, lighting design by Jeff Croiter, sound design by Matt Kraus, hair and wig design by Charles G. LaPointe. The production stage manager is Victoria Navarro. Casting is by Telsey + Company, Laura Wade, CSA.

Hayley Podschun and Nicholas Rodriguez. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia
Hayley Podschun and Nicholas Rodriguez. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia

Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn will be performed at Paper Mill Playhouse eight times a week, Wednesday through Sunday. Performance schedule: Wednesday at 7:00pm, Thursday at 1:30pm and 7:00pm, Friday at 7:00pm, Saturday at 1:30pm and 7:00pm and Sunday at 1:30pm and 7:00pm. Please note: There are no performances on December 24 (Christmas Eve) and December 25 (Christmas Day). Tickets are on sale now starting at $34. Tickets may be purchased by calling 973.376.4343, at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at www.PaperMill.org.

Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn at Paper Mill Playhouse. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia 
Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn at Paper Mill Playhouse. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia
Jeff Kready, Hayley Podschun, Nicholas Rodriguez. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia
Jeff Kready, Hayley Podschun, Nicholas Rodriguez. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia
Nicholas Rodriguez and company. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia
Nicholas Rodriguez and company. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia
Nicholas Rodriguez, Ann Harada, and company. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia
Nicholas Rodriguez, Ann Harada, and company. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia
Nicholas Rodriguez and company. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia
Nicholas Rodriguez and company. Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia

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