You can vote for “Dancing with the Stars Juniors,” with Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live), and “Stranger Things,” with Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience), in the 2019 Kids’ Choice Awards! Vote HERE.
All performances from the recent “Now & Then” concert, featuring current Broadway kids and former Broadway kids now all-grown-up, are available on YouTube! Check out the full playlist HERE.
Benjamin Harding (Matilda) is appearing in Urinetown at Chamblee Charter High School in Chamblee, GA, next week! Get tickets HERE.
And here are pictures from the kids of Kinky Boots, The Lion King, The Ferryman, Dear Evan Hansen, and What the Constitution Means to Me!
Tonight is the second night of “A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant”! Get more details HERE.
School of Rock is holding Equity Principal Auditions (EPAs) and Equity Chorus Calls (ECCs) for its Broadway and tour productions! Get advice about attending an Equity audition as a Non-Equity performer HERE, and get information about the auditions below:
The Jungle will play Off-Broadway’s St. Ann’s Warehouse December 4th, 2018, through January 13th, 2019! They are seeking a Middle Eastern girl around age 6-7. This is a non-union audition! Get more details on Backstage.com.
Check out Layla Capers (School of Rock) performing the National Anthem at a Giants game!
Happy Birthday to Emerson Davis (Once On This Island)! We hope you had a great day, Emerson!
Finn Douglas (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) has been cast in the solo musical The Costume as part of The Barrow Group’s “Inner Voices” series October 22nd through November 17th! Get more details HERE.
Cate Elefante (Waitress) will appear in the new film “Josie & Jack”! More details to come. Check out the film’s IMDb page for more information.
Tonight, “A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant” plays The Green Room 42! Get tickets HERE.
The new horror film “Hushed,” featuring Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars), will play the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival! Here’s the trailer:
“Breaking Brooklyn,” a new film with Colin Critchley (New York Spring Spectacular, Waiting for Godot, Kinky Boots), will arrive on DVD, Digital, and On Demand on November 6th! Check out the film’s trailer:
A VERY MERRY UNAUTHORIZED CHILDREN’S SCIENTOLOGY PAGEANT: IN CONCERT RETURNS TO THE GREEN ROOM 42! FRIDAY, SEPT 7TH AT 7:00 P.M AND FRIDAY, SEPT 14TH AT 9:30PM.
New York, NY – The Green Room 42 presents a darkly funny and entertaining evening featuring the songs of the Obie Award-winning cult classic A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant: In Concert, an unforgettable celebration of Kyle Jarrow’s (with material by Alex Timbers) brilliant reenvisioning of a traditional Christmas pageant, which features E-Meters, Xenu, and L. Ron Hubbard’s Dianetics. Experience incredible songs such as “Hey! It’s A Happy Day,” “Science Of The Mind,” and “Rain” like never before! Featuring an all-star cast of Broadway and New York’s finest young talent, you’ll have an unforgettable Scientology-packed experience at this concert—it’s out of this world.
The cast features Jake Berman (Pippin Tour), Henry Berry (Newsies), Chloe Bryan (School of Rock), Ashleigh Conner (Annie Warbucks), Christian Conner (The Metropolitan Opera), Sophie Knapp (Once, Les Miserables Tour), Mehret Marsh (The Lion King), Presley Ryan (Fun Home), Ava Swinton (Annie Warbucks), Jeremy T. Villas (Kinky Boots) and Timothy Yang (The King and I).
Directed & Designed by Sean Pollock. Music Direction by James Healy. Produced by Alyssa Berdie with Jamison Daniels and Andrew Rubenbauer.
The Green Room 42 – 570 Tenth Ave, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036
ABOUT THE ARTISTS:
Sean Pollock (Director/Designer) is a multi-disciplinary writer, director, designer, and artist based out of Brooklyn. Recent credits include: Laundryfest, The Bed Show, Super Short Site Specific Festival, Phantom of the Paradise (Secret Loft), Intimate Bar Plays, #serials (The Flea), A Very…Scientology Pageant: In Concert (54 Below) I’m Smiling Because I’m Uncomfortable (NYC and Touring), Greed Play, This Is A Play About Newscasters. Off-Broadway: Trump Rally (United Solo/Theatre Row). He currently serves as the Literary Associate for The Dirty Blondes and Company member of Unattended Baggage. Training: Ithaca College, NTI, Directors Lab North, Directors Lab Chicago, Directors Lab West. www.seanpollock.net insta: @seanp_yo
James Healy (Music Director) served as director, music director, and/or vocal coach for numerous school, regional, and university productions and taught high school choir and musical theatre for five years while maintaining a successful private voice studio. James recently appeared with dell’Arte Opera Ensemble at LaMaMa in the U.S. premiere of Salieri’s La Cifra and in Phantom of the Paradise (Secret Loft). Other recent performance engagements include the role of Stephen Bellamy in Farragut North (Red Herring Theater) and as baritone soloist in Haydn’s Theresiennmesse (Metropolitan Chorale). James studied voice with Dr. Jean McDonald at the University of Northern Iowa (BME, 2012) and is honored to work with this talented cast and team on such a fun show!
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Check out the trailer for “Rise,” featuring Brett Gray (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Brooklyn Shuck (Annie, Matilda, Les Miserables, Tuck Everlasting) and Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, A Christmas Memory, Annie), below!
The cast of A Christmas Story Live were at the Grove in Los Angeles tonight, lighting a gigantic Leg Lamp at 7:00pm PST!
Happy belated birthday to Kenneth Aikens (The Lion King)! We hope you had a great day, Kenneth!
Carrie Berk (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills) and Jack Richman (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) will be performing with Camp Broadway at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade tomorrow! Get a look at rehearsals on BroadwayWorld.com.
Mattea Conforti (Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), Audrey Bennett, Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda), and Ayla Schwartz will join their Frozen co-star Robert Creighton at 54 Below! Get more details on 54Below.com.
Check out a new holiday song by tour kid Joshua Turchin that features backup vocals from alum Madeleine Pace (Once), as well as Joshua’s sister Shaina, on BroadwayWorld.com or below!
Get a sneak peek at Kris Kringle on Fox5NY.com or below!
We now have highlights from Once On This Island! Watch them below or on BroadwayWorld.com.
Check out a clip of alumni Evie Dolan (School of Rock) and Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street) singing with Rockers on Broadway below!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Lion King, A Christmas Story Live, and Once On This Island!
During this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Nicole Scimeca will perform with her Anastasia co-stars, Mia Williamson and Emerson Davis will perform with their Once On This Island castmates, Kenneth Aikens (The Lion King) will appear on the “Sesame Street” float, and Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) will appear with Jimmy Fallon and the Roots!
Hayden Gelman (Dream Street), Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), and Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, Shrek) will sing with Broadway Workshop at 54 Below on August 2nd! Get more details on 54Below.com.
Here’s a clip of Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) playing the Iridium last month!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Really Rosie, A Bronx Tale, Kinky Boots, Anastasia, School of Rock, On Your Feet, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, and Miss Saigon!
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