Paper Mill Playhouse Expands its Theater for Everyone Offerings through Partnership with Shining Stars Network

Millburn Theater to Co-Produce Showcase for Young Artists with Disabilities on its Mainstage on August 8, 2020. Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Michael Stotts- Managing Director), recipient of the Tony Award for Regional Theatre, has joined forces with the Cranford, New Jersey based non-profit Shining Stars Network to co-produce a performance featuring young artists with disabilities entitled “An Evening […]

Shining Stars are Spectacular in “The Greatest Show”

For the second straight year, an audience of more than 1,000 packed the historic Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway for the annual “Evening of Shining Stars Spectacular” which features 40 special needs cast members and their buddy/mentors. This year’s theme — “The Greatest Show” — featured music from Broadway and movies, including several […]

Tickets On Sale Now for “An Evening Of Shining Stars”

8th annual special needs talent show set for May 3rd One of the area’s most anticipated events — “An Evening of Shining Stars” — featuring members of the special needs community, will take place on Friday May 3rd, 2019 at 7:00pm. Founded by Cranford resident Sally Curci, the 8th annual showcase will feature another talented […]


Special needs talent show draws 1,000 for 7th annual event It was truly their night to shine! With a crowd of over 1,000 packed into the historic Union County Arts Center, the Shining Stars cast put on a spectacular performance, singing and dancing their way through “Music From the Decades” — which featured songs from the […]