Please see below for a list of shows, performances, and auditions that have either been cancelled or suspended due to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), and get more details on each show at the links provided:
Happy birthday to Jayden Theophile (Tina)! We hope you had a great day, Jayden!
Congratulations to Korinne Tetlow (The Traveling Lady, If Only), Viva Boresi, and alum Allie Trimm (13, Bye Bye Birdie), who have been cast in the Broadway-bound Once Upon A One More Time! The show will play Chicago this spring, with Korinne as Little Girl, Viva as the standby for Little Girl, and Allie as Little Mermaid. Read the full announcement HERE.
Oresteia will play Off-Broadway at Park Avenue Armory this summer, and they are casting kids! Get information on the EPA on Playbill.com, and advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer HERE.
The Broadway production of Frozen is holding an Equity Principal Audition for all principal roles, including Young Anna and Young Elsa! Get more details on the audition on Playbill.com, and advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer HERE.
GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda, “Dance Moms”) will teach a Matilda jazz dance class on March 19th, not March 14th as was previously announced. The class will take place in New Jersey; see the flyer below for more details!
The cast of Caroline, Or Change met the press last week! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.
Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie), Cate Elefante (Waitress), and Jacob Michael Laval (The Rose Tattoo) have booked an additional episode of “Sesame Street”!
GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda, “Dance Moms”) will teach a Matilda jazz dance class on March 14th in New Jersey!
Alumni Matthew Jost (School of Rock) and Bella May Mordus (The Ferryman, Make Believe) performed in “A Time To Rock” tonight at The Green Room 42!
Off-Broadway alumna Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) will take part in “From the Wings: An Understudy’s Cabaret” on March 5th at The Duplex in NYC!
Matilda the Musical JR. is now available for licensing through MTI! Get more details on Playbill.com.
Broadway and Off-Broadway alumni Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda), Carlos Carreras (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Diego Lucano (School of Rock, Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Kylie McNeill (Runaways), and Leonay Shepherd (Little Miss Sunshine) have been cast in Professional Performing Arts School’s production of Pippin, happening next month! Get your tickets and donate to the production HERE.
Yesterday, Maeve Press (Before Your Very Eyes) played Flappers in Burbank!
The Off-Broadway cast of Trevor will include Hudson Loverro (School of Rock, A Bronx Tale, Assassins) in the title role, as well as Ava Briglia (Anatomy of a Suicide, The Ferryman, School of Rock, Matilda), Mark Aguirre, Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street), Yale Langworthy, Mateo Lizcano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Alyssa Emily Marvin (Number the Stars, Dream Street), Luke Naphat, Zachary Podair, Isabella Russo (The Underlying Chris, The Mother of Invention, School of Rock), Afra Sophia Tully, and Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), as well as alum Luke Kolbe Mannikus (Matilda, Pippin, Priscilla Queen of the Desert)! Get more details HERE.
Congrats to alum Reese Sebastian Diaz (Mary Poppins), who is joining Dear Evan Hansen as an understudy!
This week, Dana Steingold will play Lydia in Beetlejuice from tonight through February 27th, while Presley Ryan will play Lydia from February 28th through March 1st!
The cast and creative team of Sing Street shared with BroadwayDirect.com what it’s like bringing the popular film to the stage!
Disney star and Off-Broadway alum Jenna Ortega (New York Spectacular) has been cast in the upcoming film “The Fallout”! Get more details on Deadline.com.
Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) is hosting “FutureFest” at 54 Below in March! The event also features Lauren Bryant (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Carlos Carreras (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Eve Johnson (The Net Will Appear), Amanda Swickle (Tink!). Limited tickets remain; get yours now!
Congratulations to Sophia Anne Caruso, who was nominated for a Clive Barnes Award for her performance in Beetlejuice! Get more information on Broadway.com.
Eli Rayman (The Winter’s Tale) has booked an episode of “Sesame Street”!
The Acting Company is presenting A Doll’s House in repertory with My Antonia Off-Broadway, and they are holding an Equity Principal Audition for A Doll’s House! The production is seeking a young actor and actress to play Emmy and Bob. Get audition information on Playbill.com, and advice for attending an EPA as a non-Equity performer on ActorAesthetic.com.
The Lion King is holding an open casting call in NYC for kids this Saturday! Get details HERE.
Graydon Yosowitz (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, The Light Years) has been cast in HBO’s upcoming mini-series “The Plot Against America”! It premieres on March 16th.
And here are pictures and videos from “Switched” at 54 Below and the kids of Caroline, Or Change!
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