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  1. 'The Sting' at Paper Mill Playhouse review: Even Harry...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | The Jersey Journal

    In 1974, Paul Newman and Robert Redford carried "The Sting" to a best-picture Oscar. Now a world-premiere musical version of the film hopes to make a similar splash at the Paper Mill and perhaps beyond.

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  2. Harry Connick Jr. steals show in 'The Sting'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | NorthJersey.com

    'The Sting' with songs: Harry Connick Jr. steals the show at the Paper Mill Playhouse A new musical version of "The Sting," at Paper Mill Playhouse, stars Harry Connick Jr. Check out this story on northjersey.com: https://njersy.co/2GJ29OF "The Sting," the new musical about grifters and gamblers, has an ace up its sleeve. The winning card: Harry Connick Jr. Someone on the creative team must have realized that a guy who can sing like Sinatra, play a mean stride piano, hoof more than respectably, and clean up nice in a tuxedo, might have his uses at Paper Mill Playhouse.

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  3. Review: Con Men in Tap Shoes Lay Down 'The Sting'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | The New York Times

    ... best kind of swindle - the kind where the marks don't even know they've been played. The trickery on display in "The Sting," the adaptation of the 1974 best- picture winner now at Paper Mill Playhouse, isn't yet so smooth. As directed by John Rando, ...

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  4. 'The Sting' review: Harry Connick Jr. leads musical at Paper MillRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | New York Daily News

    Harry Connick, Jr. and J. Harrison Ghee are con men joined to avenge a buddy's murder. The trouble with Harry Connick Jr.'s promising but problematic new musical "The Sting" isn't him.

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  5. Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of the Sting's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 9 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Paper Mill Playhouse is diving into the world of high stakes cons with the world premiere production of the new musical The Sting, which opened its Broadway-bound engagement at Paper Mill Playhouse last night, April 8. The show will play a limited engagement through April 29. The Sting is based on the 1973 film with book by Bob Martin , music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann & Greg Kotis with Harry Connick, Jr. The score contains music by Scott Joplin including "The Entertainer." John Rando is set to direct with choreography by Warren Carlyle and music direction by Fred Lassen .

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  6. The Sting' Theater Review: Harry Connick Jr Aims to Go...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 8 | SFGate

    There's much to admire in the musical adaptation of the 1973 Oscar winner, starting with Warren Carlyle's tap-tastic choreography It's not hard to see why someone imagined a stage musical could be made out of "The Sting," that 1973 Oscar Best Picture winner starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford as Depression-era con artists who pull off the ultimate heist. After all, George Roy Hill's artfully constructed film leaned heavily on Scott Joplin's ragtime tunes - providing fodder for many a '70s-era student-piano recital rendition of "The Entertainer" and "Rose Leaf Rag."

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  7. BWW Review: the Sting at Paper Mill Playhouse-An Exhilarating World Premiere MusicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Paper Mill Playhouse is now presenting The Sting , an exhilarating world premiere musical. Directed by John Rando with choreography by Warren Carlyle , and musical direction by Fred Lassen , the show is Broadway bound and it's easy to see why.

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  8. 'The Sting' brings multi-faceted Harry Connick Jr. to Paper MillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 7 | The Jersey Journal

    Harry Connick Jr. looks forward to the challenge -- and he'd better be ready. He's leading the cast of "The Sting" in the musical's world premiere at Millburn's Paper Mill Playhouse.

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  9. Harry Connick Jr. brings 'The Sting' to the Paper MillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 4 | NorthJersey.com

    The Grammy-winning pianist worked the ragtime classic into the timeline of the new adaptation of 'The Sting,' at the Paper Mill through April 29. Harry Connick Jr. explains why 'The Entertainer' didn't belong in 'The Sting' The Grammy-winning pianist worked the ragtime classic into the timeline of the new adaptation of 'The Sting,' at the Paper Mill through April 29. Check out this story on northjersey.com: https://njersy.co/2EjflUn The Grammy-winning pianist worked the ragtime classic into the timeline of the new adaptation of 'The Sting,' at the Paper Mill through April 29. "This music, which is so amazing, it was just bugging me that there was no rhyme or reason for it," says Harry Connick Jr. Good thing Connick, the ace keyboardist, "American Idol" star, and smoldering sex symbol, is around to star in the new musical version of "The Sting," running at Paper Mill Playhouse through ... (more)

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  10. La Crosse and the Oscars: You may recognize his face, but don't know his nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... role in the 1970's hit "Police Woman." He appeared in "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" in 1969. And in 1973, "The Sting," once again with Newman and Redford.

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  11. Rethinking 10 past Oscar best picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | NorthJersey.com

    Sorry, 'Crash.' Apologies to 'The Sting.' We're fixing some of the biggest mistakes of Oscars' best picture race over the years.

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  12. Rethinking 10 past Oscar best pictures - and what should have wonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | USA Today

    Sorry, 'Crash.' Apologies to 'The Sting.' We're fixing some of the biggest mistakes of Oscars' best picture race over the years.

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  13. Making history for Colonial Downs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... races (carefully shielded from the likes of the characters Paul Newman and Robert Redford played in the movie "The Sting"). It's an idea tried without success for several years by state Sen. Thomas K. "Tommy" Norment Jr., R-James City, whose ...

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  14. Harry Connick Jr., Andrew Lloyd Webber on tap at Paper MillRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | NorthJersey.com

    Harry Connick Jr. will be appearing in "The Sting" and Andrew Lloyd Webber will debut an autobiographical revue at the Millburn theater. Harry Connick Jr. sings "How Great Thou Art" prior to a mass led by Pope Francis at Madison Square Garden on September 25, 2015 in New York City.

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  15. Music can bring back memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... it. It was Mom's favorite, the 1902 "The Entertainer," which was used in the soundtrack for the movie 1973 movie "The Sting" with Paul Newman and Robert Redford. Every now and then the mood would strike her to play the piano. My sister and I would ...

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  16. Special events planned for 2018 Beloit International Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | The Janesville Gazette

    ... information or to buy tickets online, visit . The 1973 classic "The Sting" will be screened for free at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 4, at Schubert's Luxury 10 Cinema, 2799 Cranston Road, Beloit. The film, ...

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  17. Harry Connick, Jr. to Star in 'The Sting' Musical ProductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Billboard

    Harry Connick Jr. sings the national anthem at the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017 in Louisville, Ky. The new show, based off the 1973 film which won a best picture Oscar, will run from March 29-April 29 at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey.

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  18. Harry Connick Jr To Star In 'The Sting' Musical Eyeing BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Deadline

    Harry Connick Jr has been set to star in The Sting , a new musical in the works that will have its world premiere next month at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse , with the producers eyeing a Broadway transfer. The musical, based on the 1973 Oscar-winning Warner Bros film, is set for a limited run March 29-April 29. Connick will play Henry Gondorff, portrayed by Paul Newman in the feature film, which was set in 1930s Chicago and centers on a pair of con men - small-town grifter Johnny Hooker and hustler Gondorff - who plot to bring down the city's most corrupt racketeer.

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  19. Harry Connick Jr. to star in world premiere staging of 'The Sting'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | UPI

    Actor, musician and talk-show host Harry Connick Jr. is to star in the world premiere production of The Sting . Based on the 1973 Paul Newman - Robert Redford movie, the stage musical is scheduled to run March 29 through April 29 at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, N.J. BroadwayWorld.com said the show will feature a book by Bob Martin ; and music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann & Greg Kotis with Harry Connick, Jr. Additional casting and creative team members are expected to be announced soon.

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  20. Young boy taken from drug addict parents maggots in earsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... pale pink patch of his head Combover calamity Oscar-nominated actress Sally Kirkland, 76, best known for Anna and The Sting is in surgery to mend head wound after bad fall at radio station Hippie chic! Cameron Diaz rocks flowing summery white dress ...

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