Luca Padovan (Newsies) with a fan Unfortunately, it was announced that Newsies will close on August 24th. Go see the show while you can and support Giuseppe, Luca, and Zach! The Matildas (Paige Brady, Gabriella Pizzolo, Ripley Sobo, and Ava Ulloa) are set for Broadway Barks 16 in Shubert Alley on July 12th from 3-6pm! This event auctions cats and dogs who need homes to raise money for participating shelters and other animal-related organizations. The event will also feature a slew of Broadway stars from Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Phantom of the Opera, and more. You can find more information on the event at Playbill.com. Motown will celebrate its 500th performance on Thursday! If you are not doing anything that day, I highly recommend you go and help celebrate this achievement with the company. Luke Kolbe Mannikus is now in his final week at Pippin. If you want to see him one last time before he departs, check out his schedule below: Wednesday at 8pm Friday at 8pm Saturday at 2:30pm Sunday at 3pm Alumni news! The webseries “It Could Be Worse” will air season 2 on Hulu beginning in July. Season 2 features Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine). We will let you know when her episodes premiere and we will of course have a link to it over here. Congratulations, Hannah! And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Violet, Matilda, “Cabaret for a Cause”, Motown, Newsies, The Lion King, and Les Miserables!