Paper Mill Playhouse's world premiere of the Broadway-aimed musical The Sting is set to open in New Jersey April 8 after beginning performances March 29.
Set in 1936 Chicago, The Sting tells the tale of a pair of con men, small town grifter Johnny Hooker and big-time hustler Henry Gondorff, who plot to bring down the city’s most corrupt racketeer. Based on the 1973 film, the musical features a book by Bob Martin and music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis with Connick, Jr. The score also contains music by Scott Joplin, including “The Entertainer.”
Flip through photos of the production below:
Harry Connick Jr. stars as Henry Gondorff. He is joined by Peter Benson as The Erie Kid, Janet Dacal as Loretta, Christopher Gurr as J.J. Singleton, J. Harrison Ghee as Johnny Hooker, Tom Hewitt as Doyle Lonnegan, Richard Kline as Kid Twist, Kevyn Morrow as Luther, Kate Shindle as Billie, and Robert Wuhl as Snyder. Rounding out the cast are Lucien Barbarin, Darius Barnes, Keely Beirne, Michael Fatica, Luke Hawkins, Tyler Huckstep, Matt Loehr, Erica Mansfield, Drew McVety, Ramone Owens, Tyler Roberts, Angie Schworer, Christine Shepard, Britton Smith, Sherisse Springer, Diana Vaden, Kevin Worley, and Lara Seibert Young.
Tickets are on sale starting at $34. For more information, visit PaperMill.org.