Hercules Is Coming to Paper Mill Playhouse in 2023


Disney's Hercules at the Delacorte Theatre in 2019 | Photo: Joan Marcus

Dan Meyer
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April 12, 2022 12:00 PM

Bless our souls! Disney’s Hercules is returning to the stage, this time as part of Paper Mill Playhouse’s 2022-2023 season. Performances will run February 9–March 12, 2023 at the New Jersey theatre, with casting to be announced at a later date.

Lear deBessonet will again direct the musical, having led the 2019 world premiere by The Public Theater at the Delacorte in NYC’s Central Park. Based on the 1998 animated film, the show features an expanded score by Alan Menken and David Zippel, with a book by Kwame Kwei-Armah and Robert Horn.

The 2022-2023 season will also include On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan (Octobter 7–November 6, 2022), The Sound of Music (December 2–January 1, 2023), Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express (April 12–May 7), and Rent (May 31–June 25). Casting for all shows will be announced later.

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Dan Meyer

Dan joins Theatrely after previously serving as an Assistant Editor at Playbill. His favorite musicals are fast, historical, and witty, like Six, Cabaret, and Sweeney Todd. He likes his plays dark and funny.