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Paper Mill Playhouse

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Address: 22 Brookside Dr, Millburn, NJ 07041-1610
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+1 973-379-3636
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Children theatre

This is an excellent place for children and adults. The seating is good throughout. Shows are great for children and affordable. Can't not recommend enough

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an excellent place for children and adults. The seating is good throughout. Shows are great for children and affordable. Can't not recommend enough

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South Orange, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I lived in the area for years without ever visiting the Paper Mill Playhouse. A theater buff friend who lives on Long Island finally got me to go here when she got a subscription. She'd run out of shows to see in NYC with her teen daughter, so subscribed to the Paper Mill. I can't believe I waited so long.... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been a season ticket holder for many years. Most of the plays are very good but every once in awhile there is a clunker which keeps me from giving it five stars. Several of the plays have gone onto Broadway. Overall I think it is well worth the money

Thank perakash
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2017

I should have done more research before purchasing the tickets to this show. The story line was a bit raunchy and just came up short. The actors were first rate and had great voices (really really wish they sang more)-but honestly the whole thing with the 'tongue' was disgusting--such a waste of talent.

Thank MollyLynne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2017

The Paper Mill Playhouse brings in many excellent shows, and some go to Broadway, NYC. I have been a season subscriber for years and enjoy every show I see there. The customer support is excellent, parking is plentiful, and the Playhouse is easy to get to by rail, walking or car. Before the show enjoy a beverage on their creek... More 

Thank NJTravelerNj
New York City, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2017

Paper Mill is a great local theater, many of their shows are Broadway caliber. In December, we enjoyed the show called "Body Guard".

Thank lllphd
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

The Bodyguard was amazing, and expecting good things from Playhouse the rest of the season! While the theatre itself could use sprucing up, the quality of the productions is top notch. Pricing is very reasonable.

Thank Truegrid
Watchung, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2017

I have enjoyed the plays at this Theatre more than many that I have seen on Broadway. There is parking, The prices are right and there are many good restaurants nearby.

Thank HomeGirl2270
Wayne, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

My first visit here and I was totally impressed with the caliber of the production, particularly the staging ! I was drawn to "The Bodyguard" because I wanted to see Deborah Cox perform and also wanted to see how the movie translated into a live show. I was not disappointed . This production was definitely Broadway caliber. Tickets are not... More 

Thank ArleneH3
Short Hills, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

A Bronx Tale previewed here, it was great to see it before it hits NYC, the ticket prices way more affordable, parking right there, lots of restaurants in town and adjacent to the theatre. Facilities clean, always something clever at the concession stand, plus you can bring your cocktails into the show. Great gift shop. Children's events are really adorable,... More 

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