BeneFIT, produced by Maya Jade Frank, Michael Lee Brown, and Alessandra Tehya Frank will begin February 14th 2021

Broadway’s Maya Jade Frank (Mary Poppins, Evita), Michael Lee Brown (Dear Evan Hansen), and Alessandra Tehya Frank today announced their new production, BeneFIT, a donation-based series of Zoom classes taught by industry professionals to benefit The Actors Fund beginning Sunday, February 14th at 5:30pm EST.

The series will create a sense of community amongst artists and humans alike, in a time where community is so necessary, with 100% of donations going to assist those in need through The Actors Fund. Guests will include Broadway’s Erica Mansfield (Mrs. Doubtfire, Kiss Me Kate, Bandstand), Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation, The Perfect Fit), Emerson Steele (Violet), Madison Lagares (School of Rock), Sophie Knapp (Once), Gabby Carruba (Dear Evan Hansen), Sky Lakota-Lynch (Dear Evan Hansen), Karla Garcia (Hamilton), Beatrice Tulchin (A Christmas Story, Matilda), Siri Howard (Les Misérables, The Sound of Music, The Phantom of the Opera), Olivia Puckett (Dear Evan Hansen, Hamilton), Samantha Williams (Dear Evan Hansen, Caroline, or Change) as well as TV and film stars such as Larry Saperstein (Disney+’s “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series”), Jillian Shea Spaeder (Disney+’s “Godmothered”, “Walk the Prank”), Dalya Knapp (CBS’s “Evil”), Jared Sandler (Netflix’s “The Wrong Missy”, “Hubie Halloween”), and Isabella Lagares (“I’m Not Him”), along with entertainment professionals such as BroadwayWorkshop’s Marc Tumminelli

The series will kick off with a class led by Michael Lee Brown, with the following week Marc Tumminelli taking over for Baking and Audition Tips. The virtual class schedule is available at including “Nailing your College Audition”, “Dance with Broadway Dance Captains”, and a talkback with Disney’s it-girl Jillian Shea Spaeder.

BeneFIT is intended to create a community and a virtual space where like-minded, creative, driven individuals can find support, learn, and get moving together during a difficult time. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to meet and learn from top industry professionals for free. Anyone and everyone is welcome to join, just sign up in advance through the link

Participation is free and all donations will be for The Actor’s Fund. Limited spots available!

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SUPERYOU Concept Album Listening Party Tomorrow with Tessa Noelle Frascogna, Lexi Underwood This Month’s Guest Editor for Reese’s Book Club, and more!

Tomorrow, SuperYou will have a concept album listening party with cast member Tessa Noelle Frascogna (Evita)! The listening party will be on BroadwayWorld’s Facebook page at 5pm EST.

Lexi Underwood (The Lion King, “Little Fires Everywhere”) is the guest editor for Reese’s Book Club this month! Follow along as she discusses You Should See Me In A Crown!

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Two new projects with Jenna Ortega (New York Spectacular) are coming to Netflix in September! “The Babysitter: Killer Queen” arrives on September 10th, and a new series called “Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous” begins streaming on September 18th.

Tomorrow, tune into another episode of “Kyla’s Korner” with Kyla Carter (Number the Stars)!

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Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story) stopped by this week’s episode of the “Little Me” podcast!

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Also this Friday, Aliya “Jo” Ramey (The Lion King) will take part in a virtual story time!

Tomorrow, a new episode of Walter Russell III’s (The Lion King) “Paw”-cast will welcome Isabel Medina (The Lion King tour)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trevor and The Bedwetter!

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Tune in to Playbill later this month when they stream Newsies! Donations will benefit The Actors Fund. Get more details on!

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Also tomorrow, tune in to “The Show Will Go On,” a benefit for Chicago’s theaters, featuring kids from Anastasia, The Lion King, and more! Watch HERE at 6pm CST.

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