Sophia Anne Caruso and Taylor Richardson

Sophia Anne Caruso (“Sound of Music” LIVE) and Taylor Richardson (Annie)

Lots of alumni news today! Sophia Anne Caruso (“Sound of Music” LIVE) and Taylor Richardson (Annie) are filming a movie with AnnaSophia Robb called “Jack of the Red Hearts”. David Gabriel Lerner (Mary Poppins) will guest star in an episode of “Royal Pains” on USA on July 22nd at 9pm. Matthew Mindler (Billy Elliot) appears on “This American Life: Live at BAM” with Lin Manuel Miranda and Ira Glass. You can watch it (for $5) over HERE. And lastly, Tony Winner Kiril Kulish (Billy Elliot) will co-star in the upcoming indie film “Sonata” with Boo Boo Stewart of “Twilight”. Congratulations to all our alumni on their continued success!

Zachary Unger (Newsies) has joined the lineup for NYCLU’s “Broadway Stands Up For Freedom”, an event benefits the NYCLU which focuses on civil liberties and rights. He joins other performers like Justin Guarini and Robin De Jesus. The event is scheduled for July 21st at 7:30pm at the NYU Skirball Center. For more information, go to

And here are pictures from the kids of Matilda, Violet, Newsies, and The Lion King!

Teshi ThomasTeshi Thomas and Kaci WalfallSophia Anne Caruso and Emerson SteeleZachary UngerMatilda the MusicalLuca Padovan