Kids from Annie, Matilda, and more to perform with Cabaret for a Cause at the 92 Y Street Fest at the Kid Central Stage on Sept. 20th from 4-5pm! Performers included are Alessandra Baldacchino (Song of Solomon), Gabriella Baldacchino (A Christmas Story), Emily Carano (Kodak), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Billy Elliot, Evita), Abbey Rose Gould (Les Miserables), Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot), Sophie Knapp (Once), Eliza Holland Madore (Matilda, Once), Anna McCarthy (Elf), Sawyer Nunes (Finding Neverland, Matilda), Tyrah Skye Odoms (Annie, The Lion King), Madeleine Pace (Once), Ellie Poon (A Christmas Story), Julianna Rigoglioso (Mary Poppins), Laurissa Romain (South Pacific), Leah Rose (Hype Girlz), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita) and McKayla Twiggs (Les Miserables, Once). Visit 92Y.org for more details!
The kids of Matilda performed at Broadway in Bryant Park yesterday! Pictures from the event are at BroadwayWorld.com and you can watch video of “When I Grow Up” and “Naughty” below:
Video from Rachel Resheff‘s (Fish in the Dark) 54 Below concert are now on YouTube! Check out the playlist below:
And here are more pictures from the kids of Matilda, Fun Home, The Lion King, Kinky Boots, and Fish in the Dark!
Emily Lancetta and Ashley Birdsall (Dream Street) are featured in The Daily Journal for their roles in Dream Street! Read the full article HERE.
Emerson Steele (Violet) will have her very own 54 Below show in October! The show called “Roles I Can’t Play Now…Or Ever…Except Tonight!” is described as “Tongue in cheek, with humor and heart, with songs, stories, dances, and goofy antics, 2014 Theatre World Award winner, Emerson Steele, turns the norms upside down and, tonight, plays the roles she has always wanted to play and some she hopes to play in the future!”. The show is on October 14th at 54 Below. Get your tickets at 54Below.com!
More of our alumni and current kids have been cast in TV! Look for Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, A Little Princess) in an episode of “Broad City”, Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, Painted Rocks…) in “Shades of Blue”, and Simone Vysnovsky (Dream Street) in “The Mysteries of Laura”. All episodes’ air dates are TBA but we will keep you posted. Congrats, everyone!
Congrats to Graham Montgomery (Kinky Boots) who will take part in a play reading from the author of “Urinetown” called “The Wayward Bunny”! More info can be found at Playbill.com.
And here are more pictures from the kids of Dream Street, Les Miserables, Matilda, Fun Home, and Kinky Boots!
More alumni news! Emma Howard (Matilda, Violet) has scored a recurring role in the Amazon series “Transparent” and Simone Vysnovsky (Dream Street) will appear on season 3 of “A Crime to Remember” on Discovery. Way to go, girls!
Great news from Matilda today! First, the musical is headed to the big screen! A film adaptation is slated for a 2019 release with new material. More info can be found at BroadwayWorld.com. Second, Ian Saraceni (who just left The King and I) will join the Broadway cast of Matilda soon! We will announce his debut date when we get it. Congrats, Ian!
“Meadowland”, the new feature film from Olivia Wilde co-starring Eden Ducan-Smith of The Lion King and Fences, will be released sometime in October! An exact is TBA.
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