Tonight, Irving Berlin’s America closes off-broadway. Congratulations to Giuseppe Bausilio on a great run!

“Sound of Music” LIVE received 4 Emmy nominations! They received nominations for Outstanding Special Class Program, Outstanding Direction for a Variety Special, Outstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special, and Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special. A huge congratulations to everyone involved! The ceremony will be held on August 25th at 5pm PST/8pm EST.

Milly and Abigail Shapiro will release a CD called “Live Out Loud” on September 9th! The CD will be a compilation of their 54 Below shows. To celebrate the CD release, they are returning to 54 Below on August 28th at 7pm. You can pre-order the CD at and buy tickets for their next 54 Below show at

Pippin celebrated 500 performances this week and you can find photo coverage from their celebration at and

Mother Jones and the Childrens’ Crusade and Wikimusical have extended! Mother will have a performance on July 26 at 2pm while Wikimusical is scheduled to play again on July 22. Go to to buy tickets.

Colin Critchley (Waiting for Godot) attended the NYC premiere of his latest movie “You Must Be Joking” and you can view pictures from that at his Facebook fan page.

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

Video from Teshi Thomas

Teshi ThomasEli TokashJudah BellamySophia Gennusa Ava UlloaTed WilsonFrenie Acoba Emma Howard Sofia Roma Rubino Alexa Shae Niziak