‘The Honeymooners’ Ends Its Run at Paper Mill

The Honeymooners at Paper Mill Playhouse; Photo by Evan Zimmerman for MurphyMade; from left to right: Michael Mastro (Norton), Laura Bell Bundy (Trixie), Leslie Kritzer (Alice) and Michael McGrath (Ralph)

The Honeymooners ends its run at Paper Mill Playhouse today. This new show is based on the CBS television series, The Honeymooners. The book is by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss. Music is by Stephen Weiner and lyrics by Peter Mills. John Rando directs with choreography by Joshua Bergasse. Musical direction and vocal arrangements are by Remy Kurs.

The principal cast features Michael McGrath as Ralph Kramden, Michael Mastro as Ed Norton, Leslie Kritzer as Alice Kramden, and Laura Bell Bundy as Trixie Norton. Also included are Lewis Cleale as Bryce Bennett, Lewis J. Stadlen as Old Man Faciamatta, and David Wohl as Allen Upshaw.

The Honeymooners ensemble features Holly Ann Butler, Chris Dwan, Hannah Florence, Tessa Grady, Stacey Todd Holt, Ryan Kasprzak, Drew King, Eloise Kropp, Harris Milgrim, Justin Prescott, Lance Roberts, Jeffrey Schecter, Britton Smith, Alison Solomon, Michael Walters, and Kevin Worley.

Previews began Sept. 28. Opening Night was Oct. 8, 2017. After the show, the cast and guests headed over to Charlie Brown’s restaurant on Main Street in Millburn. The Red Carpet brought memorable moments:

Michael Mastro, Laura Bell Bundy, Joyce Randolph (the original Trixie), Michael McGrath Leslie Kritzer, and Brian Carney


Brian Carney, son of Art Carney, the original Norton, brings his father’s original Honeymooners Hat for Michael Mastro, Norton in the new production, to see.


To see more memorable moment photos from the Red Carpet after the show, visit our Facebook page.  

Read more about this show right here and also see photos from the curtain call here.

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