Happy belated birthday to Alayna Martus (The Lion King)! We hope you had a great time celebrating, Alayna! Happy Trails to Alayna Martus, Corey J, Vince Ermita, and Sydney Elise Russell, who played their final performances of The Lion King over the weekend! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sydney Elise Russell – Actress (@sydneyeliseofficial) Break a leg to Donovan Louis Bazemore, Jayden Theophile, Mariama Diop, and Evie Winter Lee, who make their debuts in The Lion King this week! Congrats to Emily Jewel Hoder, an ensemble member and swing in The Music Man, who recently made her Amaryllis debut! Photo Credit: Emilio Madrid The series finale of “This Is Us,” with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho), is scheduled to air on May 24th! Donovan Louis Bazemore (The Lion King) is featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer! “West Side Story” arrived on DVD, Blu-Ray, and Digital earlier this week! You can see Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon) and Danny Quadrino (Newsies, Bye Bye Birdie, Wicked) on tour with Waitress in Charlotte and Cleveland this spring! Take a look at the full casting on BroadwayWorld.com. “West Side Story,” “King Richard,” and “Mare of Easttown,” all featuring young Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni, won Critics Choice Awards recently! Read through the full list of winners HERE. New Projects Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music, “Shadowhunters”) has been cast in the “Walker: Independence” pilot and the upcoming movie “Jade”! Find out more about “Walker: Independence” HERE, and more about “Jade” HERE. Mark Aguirre (Trevor) booked a commercial campaign for Izze! Mateo Lizcano (Dear Evan Hansen, Radio City Christmas Spectacular) has co-created/co-written a new show called A Stormy Night, which will be performed at TADA! Youth Theater on March 28th! Get tickets on NewWorkSeries.com. Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot) can be seen in the upcoming movie “Linoleum,” which just premiered at SXSW! More details to follow. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Gabriel Rush (@spacebrogabe) Listen for the voice of Casey Hilton (Make Believe) in this Nickelodeon spot for Women’s History Month! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Casey Hilton (she/her) (@caseyhiltonnyc) Madison Elizabeth Lagares (On Your Feet, School of Rock) has released a new single called “In the Meadow”! Listen HERE. Auditions The upcoming pre-Broadway tryout of Sing Street is holding an open casting call for male-presenting actors/singers/musicians ages 16-early 20’s! Submission deadline is March 23rd. Get more details on Playbill.com. Cabarets Tomorrow, catch Analise Scarpaci (Mrs. Doubtfire, Matilda, A Christmas Story) perform music by Sara Bareilles at 54 Below! Get tickets HERE. This September, “When I Grow Up,” a cabaret created by Summer Raye Mays (Mrs. Doubtfire‘s out-of-town tryout in Seattle), will feature performances by Broadway kids and future Broadway stars! Get tickets HERE. Laurissa “Lala” Romain (South Pacific) is performing her solo show at The Green Room 42 on March 31st! Get tickets HERE. Check out highlights from the most recent Broadway Sessions concert, featuring Mateo Lizcano (Dear Evan Hansen, Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and Noah Marlowe (The Book of Mormon, Act One, Mary Poppins), on BroadwayWorld.com! Podcasts Will Swenson is this week’s guest on “Take A Bow,” hosted by Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin), now available on the Broadway Podcast Network! Listen to Andrea McArdle recount her experiences as the original Broadway “Annie” in the newest episode of “Little Me,” now available on the Broadway Podcast Network! Regional Shows You can see Patrick Scott McDermott (Flying Over Sunset) in Children’s Theatre Company’s production of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, playing April through June in Minneapolis! Get tickets HERE. Gabriel Amoroso (Caroline, Or Change, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Medea) and Hayden Bercy (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) have been cast in Lost in Yonkers at Hartford Stage! The show runs from April 7th to May 1st. Get tickets HERE! You can see Holden William Hagelberger (Trevor) in Grease with Inspiration Stage in Sugar Land, Texas, beginning next week through April 3rd! And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Tina, MJ, and The Music Man!