Paper Mill Playhouse’s THE GREAT GATSBY: A Musical Spectacle You Won’t Want to Miss!

Paper Mill Playhouse’s THE GREAT GATSBY

Welcome to the world of The Great Gatsby, a world filled with glitz, glamour, and longing. Based on the iconic novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, this new musical production at the Paper Mill Playhouse will transport you to the Jazz Age of the 1920s, where the lives of the wealthy and the pursuit of dreams collide. Join us on this thrilling journey as we dive into the captivating story of enigmatic millionaire Jay Gatsby and his tragic love affair with socialite Daisy Buchanan.

An Enigmatic Millionaire: Jay Gatsby

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Step into the world of Jay Gatsby, a man surrounded by mystery and charm. Played by the talented Jeremy Jordan, known for his Tony-nominated performance in Newsies, Gatsby captures the essence of the Roaring Twenties. With his extravagant parties and his desperate pursuit of Daisy, Gatsby’s character takes center stage, leaving audiences captivated by his enigmatic presence.

A Captivating Socialite: Daisy Buchanan

Enter the world of Daisy Buchanan, brought to life by Eva Noblezada, a two-time Tony Award nominee. Daisy, the object of Gatsby’s affection, is a complex character filled with inner conflicts and dreams. As her relationship with Gatsby unfolds, we witness her struggles and desires, making her a captivating figure in this tale of love and longing.

The Jazz Age Setting

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the vibrant Jazz Age setting of The Great Gatsby. The 1920s was a period of prosperity, excess, and cultural revolution. Through the music, costumes, and set design, this production recreates the opulence and excitement of this era, transporting audiences to a world of flappers, speakeasies, and glittering parties.

A Musical Score that Resonates

Experience the power of music in The Great Gatsby. With a jazz- and pop-influenced original score by Tony Award nominees Jason Howland and Nathan Tysen, the music in this production adds depth and emotion to the story. From energetic dance numbers to heartfelt ballads, the songs in The Great Gatsby resonate with the hopes, dreams, and desires of the characters.

A World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse

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Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is thrilled to present the world premiere of The Great Gatsby. Under the direction of Marc Bruni, known for his work on Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, this production promises to be a mesmerizing theatrical experience like no other. Get ready to be swept off your feet and transported to the mesmerizing world of Gatsby and Daisy.

Get Your Tickets Now!

Don’t miss your chance to witness the world premiere of The Great Gatsby at the Paper Mill Playhouse. Tickets are now available for purchase as part of a subscription package. Single tickets will go on sale starting from August 14, 2023. Secure your seats and prepare to be dazzled by this captivating musical adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s timeless novel.


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1. What is the runtime of The Great Gatsby?

The runtime of The Great Gatsby is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, including an intermission.

2. Is The Great Gatsby suitable for all ages?

The Great Gatsby is recommended for audiences aged 12 and above. It contains some mature themes and content.

3. Can I buy tickets at the door?

To ensure availability, it is recommended to purchase tickets in advance. However, if there are still seats available, you may be able to purchase tickets at the door on the day of the performance.

4. Are there any discounts available for group bookings?

Yes, group discounts are available for parties of 10 or more people. For more information on group bookings, please contact the Paper Mill Playhouse box office.

5. Are there any accessibility accommodations for the theater?

Yes, Paper Mill Playhouse is committed to providing accessible seating and accommodations. Please contact the box office in advance to discuss any specific needs or requests.