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Paper Mill Playhouse Garner Coveted Arts Nomination

Millburn's playhouse is nominated for fifth-annual JerseyArts.com 'People's Choice' awards.

Paper Mill Playhouse Garner Coveted Arts Nomination

Is Millburn and the surrounding area a top arts destination? You have until Jan. 22 to decide.

Paper Mill Playhouse was among those nominated for the fifth-annual JerseyArts.com "People's Choice" awards.

"We are thrilled and humbled to be nominated for a People's Choice Award," director of press and public relations for the playhouse, Shayne Miller, said. "Musicals are what Paper Mill Playhouse is renowned for and what our theater has been excelling at for almost 75 years. It is a true joy for us to be recognized for our world-class productions."

Online voting runs from Dec. 11 through Jan. 22.

Discover Jersey Arts is a partnership between the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and ArtPride New Jersey Foundation to increase awareness of and participation in the arts in the Garden State. Other participating organizations include the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, South Jersey Cultural Alliance, and New Jersey Division of Travel and Tourism.

"Paper Mill Playhouse is a leading exporter of art in the State of New Jersey, bringing great pride to the residents of our state,"  Miller added. "The 25th Anniversary of 'Les Misérables' produced at Paper Mill Playhouse is still on tour throughout the United States and our production of Disney's Newsies is still breaking box office records on Broadway."

The complete list of nominees is below:

Favorite Performing Arts Center

Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC)
State Theatre
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)
Appel Farm at The Landis
South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC)
Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC)
Bergen PAC
Peak Performances at Montclair State Univ.

Favorite Theater to See a Musical

Paper Mill Playhouse
Surflight Theatre
Bickford Theatre
Ritz Theatre

Favorite Theater to See a Play
Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
George Street Playhouse
McCarter Theatre
Cape May Stage
Luna Stage
Two River Theater Company

Favorite Art Museum

Montclair Art Museum
Newark Museum
Zimmerli Art Museum
Princeton University Art Museum
Noyes Museum of Art
Grounds For Sculpture
Wheaton Arts Museum of American Glass

Favorite Art Gallery
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
Arts Council of Princeton
George Segal Gallery
Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art
Arts Guild New Jersey
Perkins Center for the Arts
Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts
Artworks Trenton

Favorite Symphony / Orchestra

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO)
Symphony in C
Princeton Symphony Orchestra
Bay-Atlantic Symphony
The Discovery Orchestra

Favorite Choral Group
Masterwork Chorus
Westminster Choir
Princeton Girlchoir
New Jersey Choral Society
Harmonium Choral Society
Newark Boys Chorus
Princeton Singers

Favorite Opera Company
Opera New Jersey
New Jersey State Opera
Boheme Opera NJ

Favorite Dance Company
American Repertory Ballet
New Jersey Ballet
Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company
Freespace Dance
Atlantic City Ballet
Umoja Dance
Outlet Dance Project

Favorite Music Festival
Appel Farm Arts & Music Festival
Cape May Music Festival
XPoNential Music Festival
South Orange International Blues Festival

Favorite Film Festival

Montclair Film Festival
New Jersey Film Festival
Cape May Film Festival
Black Maria Film + Video Festival
Garden State Film Festival
Newark Black Film Festival

Favorite Place to Take an Adult Arts Class
Montclair Art Museum - Yard School of Art
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
Grounds For Sculpture
Arts Council of Princeton
Perkins Center for the Arts
Peters Valley Craft Center

Favorite Place to Take a Kid's Arts Class
Camp Newark Museum
Appel Farm Arts Camp
Perkins Center for the Arts Summer Camp
Montclair Art Museum - Yard School of Art
Grounds for Sculpture

Favorite Downtown Arts District
New Brunswick
Red Bank

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