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TICKETS ON SALE STARTING SEPT 1, 2015
Call our Group Sales department at 973.315.1680 for more information.

Orchestra: $9.50 per ticket            Mezzanine: $8.50 per ticket
For every 20 purchased receive one complimentary ticket!

ClickClackMooCLICK CLACK MOO

Friday, Dec 4, 2015, at 10AM
Theatreworks USA
Grades K–4

When his granddaughter Jenny comes for a visit, Farmer Brown declared the farm a "tech-free zone." Tell that to the shivering cows in the barn who use her computer to type messages requesting blankets in this hilariously "mooooo-ving" new musical!

 

Curriculum Connections:
C, LA, LB, M


15-16 Funkwiler

MIXED UP FILES OF MRS. BASIL E FUNKWILER

Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015, at 10AM
ArtsPower National Touring Theatre
Grades 3–6

Based on the Newbery Medal-winning classic, follow Claudia Kincaid and her brother Jamie up the stone steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and right into the middle of an adventure sure to captivate audiences of all ages!

Curriculum Connections:
C, LA, LB, M, RF, VB


 06 FlyGuy 125x200FLY GUY AND OTHER STORIES

Friday, Dec 11, 2015, at 10AM
Theatreworks USA
Grades K–4

A new musical revue based on favorite children’s books including “Fly Guy Meets Fly Girl,” “Diary of a Worm,” “Fluffy the Classroom Guinea Pig,” “Horace & Morris But Mostly Dolores,” “Kitten’s First Full Moon,” “Lilly’s Big Day,” and “Paper Bag Princess” (Book titles subject to change).

Curriculum Connections:
C, LA, LB, M


A CHRISTMAS CAROLAChristmasCarol

Monday, Dec 14, 2015, at 10AM and 12:30PM
Theatreworks USA
Grades
17

Catch the holiday spirit with Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit, and all the rest in Theatreworks' heartwarming musical based on the Dickens classic.

Curriculum Connections:
C, LA, LB, M, RF 


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THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015, at 10AM 
Theatreworks USA
Grades 1–7

This enchanting musical is based on C.S. Lewis' adventure story about four children of war-torn England, who accidentally enter the land of Narnia by climbing through a magic wardrobe.

Curriculum Connections:
LB, M, VA

AutismRibbon“Meet Your Seat” Open House 
Tuesday, Dec 15, 2015,
 4:00–6:00PM

Autism-Friendly Performances planned in cooperation with the Paper Mill Autism Advisory Team.

Click on ribbon for more information about autism-friendly performances.


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THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE

Friday, Dec 18, 2015, at 10AM
Theatreworks USA
Grades Pre 1–7

This enchanting musical is based on C.S. Lewis' adventure story about four children of war-torn England, who accidentally enter the land of Narnia by climbing through a magic wardrobe.

Curriculum Connections:
LB, M, VA


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THE MONSTER WHO ATE MY PEAS

Friday, Feb 26, 2016, at 10AM 
Arts Power National Touring Theatre
Grades Pre K–2

This is a funny and poignant musical of a young boy who doesn't want to eat his peas. When a crafty monster appears underneath his kitchen table, the boy is ready to make a deal!

Curriculum Connnections:
C, LA, LB, M, RF, VB


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THE LIGHTNING THEIF

Thursday, March 10, 2016, at 10AM
Theatreworks USA
Grades 2–6

Adapted from the book by Rick Riordan, Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school...again. And that’s the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy’s Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse, he’s angered a few of them.

Curriculum Connections:
C, LA, LB, M, RF, SS

 


11 MissNelson 125x200MISS NELSON IS MISSING

Friday, March 11, 2016, at 10AM
Theatreworks USA
Grades K–5

The students in Room 207 were the worst-behaved class in the whole school – even though they had the sweetest teacher of all, Miss Nelson. But when Miss Nelson unexpectedly does not come to school one day, the class gets the strictest substitute they have ever met: Miss Viola Swamp! A lighthearted musical that reminds us all to show appreciation to those that we value!

Curriculum Connections:
C, LA, LB, M

 

15-16 Alexander TNALEXANDER IS NOT, NOT, NOT, NOT, NOT, NOT MOVING

Friday, March 18, 2016, at 10AM 
Theatreworks USA
Grades K–4

Alexander has just received some news. His family is moving to a new city a thousand miles away! Even though his mom says he will like it, Alexander already knows that he won't and refuses to go. In time with a little help from his parents and even his bossy older brothers he comes to understand that home is "where your family is, where you're with the people who love you best of all."

Curriculum Connections:
C, LA, LB, M, RF


 

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SKIPPYJON JONES, SNOW WHAT? (& the 7 CHIHUAHUAS)

Friday, May 06, 2016 at 10AM
Theatreworks USA
Grades pre-K–3

This new musical is a twist on the classic fairytale Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the bravest Chihuahua of them all? Skippyjon Jones the Siamese cat who things he's a Mexican Chihuahua of course! While his sisters listen to Snow White, Skippy heads off for the REAL adventure awaiting him in his closet!

Curriculum Connnections:
C, LA, LB, M, RF


15-16 AmberBrown

AMBER BROWN IS NOT A CRAYON

Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at 10AM
ArtsPower National Touring Theatre
Grades 1–4

Amber Brown is having what may be the worst year of her life. She and Justin Daniels were the perfect team. But now things are different. Now, Justin’s house has been sold and he is going to Alabama; that’s too far from New Jersey to think about.

Curriculum Connections:
C, LA, LB, M, RF, VB


 

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CURIOUS GEORGE

Thursday, May 12, 2016, at 10AM 
Theatreworks USA
Grades pre-K–3

Join the inquisitive, loveable little monkey Curious George, star of books, movies, and the award winning PBS television show in this delightful new musical. his enchanting musical is based on C.S. Lewis' adventure story about four children of war-torn England, who accidentally enter the land of Narnia by climbing through a magic wardrobe.

Curriculum Connections: 
C, LA, LB, M, RF

AutismRibbon“Meet Your Seat” Open House 
Tuesday, May 10, 2016,
 4:00–6:00PM

Autism-Friendly Performances planned in cooperation with the Paper Mill Autism Advisory Team.

Click on ribbon for more information about autism-friendly performances.


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JUNIE B. JONES ESSENTIAL SURVIVIAL GUIDE TO SCHOOL

Friday, May 13, 2016, at 10AM
Theatreworks USA
Grades K–5

Now that Junie B. Jones has been going to school for over a year, who better to write the book on EVERTHING you need to know? From bus rules to band-aids, carpools to cookies, Junie B. and friends deliver the definitive word on surviving and thriving in stlye, showing us all how to school is sometimes scary, sometimes super-fun, an ALWAYS something to sing about!

Curriculum Connnections:
C, LA, LB, M, RF


 

Seussical

SEUSSICAL

Friday, June 10, 2016, at 10AM
Theatreworks USA
Grades K–5

"Oh, the thinks you can think" when Dr. Seuss' best-loved characters and stories hit the stage in this unforgettable musical. The noble Horton the Elephant, the one-feathered bird Gertrude McFuzz and the antics of the Cat in the Hat steal the spotlight!

Curriculum Connections:
C, LA, LB, M, RF

 


CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS KEY
C Communication
LA Language Arts
LB Literature - Based
M Music
RF Relationships & Family
SS Social Studies
VB Values - Based
VA Visual Arts

Call our Group Sales department at 973.315.1680
to book your school group today!

Office hours: Mon–Fri 9:30AM–5:30PM

All shows are approximately one hour in length.

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Theater for Everyone is supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Merck Company Foundation, and C.R. Bard Foundation. Funding for Paper Mill Playhouse Education & Outreach is provided by MetLife Foundation.
Theater for Everyone is made possible, in part, by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, A Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.
Paper Mill Playhouse is a not-for-profit arts organization.


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