Laura Osnes stars in the Paper Mill Playhouse's world premiere production of The Bandstand.
Laura Osnes stars in the Paper Mill Playhouse's world premiere production of The Bandstand.
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Paper Mill Playhouse's world-premiere production of The Bandstand is getting ready for its opening night on October 18. Directed and choreographed by Tony winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton), the production runs through November 8.

Featuring music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Oberacker and Robert Taylor, The Bandstand follows a mismatched band of World War II veterans who join together to compete in a national radio contest in hopes of winning instant stardom.

The cast is led by Laura Osnes (Cinderella) as Julia Troy, Corey Cott (Gigi) as Donny Novitski, and Beth Leavel (The Drowsy Chaperone) as Mrs. Adams, Julia's mother. Also featured in the company are Joe Carroll, Brandon J. Ellis, James Nathan Hopkins, Geoff Packard, Joey Pero, Tanya Birl, Thomas Cannizzaro, Max Clayton, Daniel Cooney, Matt Cusack, Andrea Dotto, Stacia Fernandez, Marc A. Heitzman, Ryan Kasprzak, Andrew Leggieri, Lauren Mufson, Mike Nappi, Jessica Lea Patty, Jeff Pew, Keven Quillon, Corey John Snide, Emily Tate, and Mindy Wallace.

Check out the show's production photos in the gallery below.

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