On Friday, Ruthless! opened and Sophia Anne Caruso made her Tina debut just last night. Congratulations the company on a great opening weekend! Ruthless!

Teshi Thomas announced this weekend that she will play her final performance with The Lion King on September 21st at the 6:30pm performance. Be sure to catch her before she leaves!

Casting for Off-Broadway’s Irving Berlin Ragtime Revue has been announced! Young actors Jenna and Jonah Barricklo have been cast in the production, which will play 13th Street Rep. Theater starting November 9th. Congratulations, guys!

More pictures from Lyrics for Life rehearsals can be found at the Kids of the Arts Facebook fan page.

Taliyah Whitaker‘s (brownsville song) new Verizon ad is also out this week! You can view the full ad at Shirley Grant Managament’s Facebook fan page.

Alivia Clark‘s (Little Miss Sunshine) new commercial for Nickelodeon’s World Wide Day of Play is now on the air! Take a look at Nick.com.

Noah Unger (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) will appear on the September 14th episode of “Boardwalk Empire”! The episode premieres at 9pm on HBO.

Joe West (“Sound of Music Live”) and Sam Poon (Macbeth) are both at the TIFF as part of the premiere of their new film “Boychoir”! Video of their red carpet arrival can be found below. Lookin’ good!

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King and Kinky Boots!

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