Congrats to Ramon Reed (The Lion King), whose Disney Channel show “Just Roll With It” has been picked up for a second season! Get more details on Deadline.com.
Raigan Newton will make her Broadway debut as Lulu in Waitress! Congrats, Raigan!
Today, “Hustlers” arrives in theaters featuring Scarlett Sher (Waitress)! See it if you can!
Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) and Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) will be at the autograph table at this year’s BC/EFA Broadway Flea Market, and Beetlejuice, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, The Lion King, and Waitress will all have tables there! Get more details about the event on Playbill.com.
Kids from School of Rock and more are singing Andrew Lloyd Webber’s music at The Green Room 42 tonight! Get tickets HERE.
Watch the Abby Lee Dance Company perform their group routine “Body & Soul,” with alum GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda)!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Rose Tattoo, Tina, and Waitress!
You can now watch “Tot Cop,” starring Finn Douglas (The Costume [Inner Voices], Radio City Christmas Spectacular), on Amazon Prime when you include Noggin with your account! Check it out!
Here’s the Youth Pride Chorus singing with the cast of Mean Girls! Want to take part in events like this? Auditions for the Youth Pride Chorus (an LGBTQ+ chorus comprised of singers ages 13-22 years old) are happening later this month! Contact Salem Joseph at email@example.com or (646) 798-2306 for more information.
Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo) modeled for Kids Foot Locker!
Here’s Fiona Morgan Quinn (Frozen) modeling for Masala Baby/Kids!
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!
Zurich is playing Off-Off-Broadway right now at New York Theatre Workshop with Sami Bray (1984) and Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) in the cast! Find out more on NYTW.org.
Go check out Finn Douglas (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) in “After Forever” on Amazon Prime!
Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) recently provided voiceover for a new animation pilot, and has also booked another new project–details on that one are TBA. Check out her posts for more information!
Happy birthday to Jesús Del Orden (Kinky Boots)! We hope you had a great day, Jesús!
Congrats to Isabela Moner (Evita), who will play Dora the Explorer in an upcoming live-action remake! Get more details on HollywoodReporter.com.
Cast members from Anastasia, Frozen, Kinky Boots, Once On This Island, School of Rock, and Waitress will perform at this year’s Stars in the Alley concert, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will also make an appearance! Find out more on Broadway.com.
Jake Ryan Flynn (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) is appearing in two shows at North Shore Music Theatre: Mame and Peter Pan! Get more information HERE.
Benjamin Harding (Matilda) is performing in Big Fish in Georgia through this weekend! Get tickets HERE.
In June, you can see Maya Slaughter (Dream Street) and Naina Slaughter (Dream Street) in Shrek in New Jersey! Find out more on MayoArts.org.
Happy first preview to the company of Once On This Island! Break a leg, everyone!
Abigail Dylan Harrison (A Christmas Story Live, Ruthless!) will return to “The Affair” when it returns for a fourth season!
Kids’ Night On Broadway returns on February 27th, 2018! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.
Vote for Allie Kiesel (A Christmas Story Live) in the BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards HERE!
Watch Broadway alumni Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) groove on “The Late Late Show with James Corden”!
Tonight, Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) starts recurring on “Gotham”!
Get your copy of this year’s Carols for a Cure CD, featuring tracks sung by the casts of Waitress, Anastasia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, A Bronx Tale, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, and more, from the Broadway Cares Online Store!
Watch Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) sing “Superman” at 54 Below!
Jad Grey (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is in an ad for Family Dollar!
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