Ruth Righi’s Birthday, HAIRSPRAY LIVE Wins Creative Arts Emmy Awards, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Ruth Righi (School of Rock, Really Rosie)! We hope you had a great day, Ruth!

The first night of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards was last night, and Hairspray Live is now a three-time Emmy winner! Find out more on Deadline.com.

Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story) has joined a 54 Below concert performance celebrating Rufus Wainwright! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Daniel Shin (Miss Saigon) led storytime at Strand Books at 1pm today! Get more information HERE.

Happy Trails to Suri Chen, who played her last performance as Tam in Miss Saigon yesterday! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Suri!


Kids of the Arts’ cover of “You Will Be Found” from Dear Evan Hansen is out now! It features alumni Oona Laurence (Matilda), Jeremy T. Villas (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots), Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE), Luka Kain (South Pacific), Diego Lucano (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King), Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, Shrek), Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Sammy Ramirez (School of Rock), Kaci Walfall (The Lion King), Nerghiz Sarki (Fiddler on the Roof, Dream Street), Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), Raquel Wallace (Dream Street), Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot), Madison Zamor (Dream Street, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Madison Elizabeth Lagares (On Your Feet), Sean Reda (Les Miserables, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Aviva Winick (Matilda), Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street), Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars), Marquise Neal (Kinky Boots, Dream Street), Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), Nicole Wildy (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots), Alexa Reeves (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Victoria Csatay (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Anna Kate Cibrian (A Little Princess), Miranda Jo DeMott (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Chloe Smith (A Little Princess), Simone Vysnovsky (Dream Street), Isabella Moitoso (A Little Princess), Emily Glick (Dream Street), Tai Sandhu (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Danielle Gordon (Les Miserables), Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street), Violet Young (Number the Stars), Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), Alyssa Franck (Dream Street), Kaitlyn Franck (Dream Street), Hannah Jane Moore (Dream Street), Maya Slaughter (Dream Street), Dylan Brod (Dream Street), Naina Slaughter (Dream Street), Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars), Madeleine Pace (Once), Bobby Becht (Dream Street), Danielle Becht (Dream Street), Casey Nadzam (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Megan Trageser (Dream Street), Kaylin Ponce (Dream Street), Sofia Pellegrino (Dream Street), Ashley Birdsall (Dream Street), and Erin Haggerty (A Little Princess). In addition, Maya Slaughter (Dream Street) and Ireland Horan (A Little Princess) were Production Assistants for the music video, which raises money and awareness for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention! Watch it below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, 1984, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, and Frozen!