The Metropolitan Opera’s production of Porgy & Bess, with Emerson Davis (Once On This Island), will air their closing performance live in movie theaters on February 1st, as well as February 5th and 8th! Get more details on FathomEvents.com.
“Timmy Failure,” featuring Chris Martinez (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), will arrive on Disney+ on February 7th!
Check out video from the final scene and curtain call of the closing performance of Waitress courtesy of TheaterMania.com, as well as closing curtain call footage of Our Dear Dead Drug Lord below:
Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) and Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle) have been nominated for BroadwayWorld Regional Awards for their performances in Matilda and Loch Ness, respectively! Vote for Mattea in the St. Louis Awards and for Kaylin in the Central New York Awards.
The Actors’ Fund benefit performance of Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol has added Finn Douglas (The Costume [Inner Voices], Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Gloria Manning (Tina), Ayla Schwartz (Frozen), and Joshua Turchin (Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) to their cast! Get tickets HERE.
The first teaser trailer for “In the Heights” is here! The film will feature Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) as Sonny and Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo), Reyna Guerra (Runaways), Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet), and Jordan Vergara (On Your Feet) as dancers.
A Class Act NY has added another audition master class with Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice), happening this Sunday! Get more details HERE.
Shaylin Becton (The Lion King) can be heard in the theme song for “Fast & Furious: Spy Racers,” coming to Netflix on December 26th!
Hell on Earth: A New Musical (about Middle School) will play 54 Below on January 24th and 25th, with Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos, Really Rosie) as their special guest for the January 24th show! Get tickets on 54Below.com.
Here’s full video of the cast of Beetlejuice performing at Barnes & Noble recently!
Ruth Righi (School of Rock, Really Rosie) performed in “Eric Petersen’s Mini-Big-Band Christmas” at The Rockwell in Los Angeles tonight! Find out more HERE.
Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert) will play a concert in Asbury Park, NJ, later this month, with his band Work in Progress!
Monte Greene (All My Sons) appears in this ad for Target!
And check out this new music video from Broadway Star Project for “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” The video features Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), Diego Lucano (Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Madeleine Pace (The Hard Problem, Once), Sofia Pellegrino (Dream Street), and Blake Devin Sheridan (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), among many others!
Beetlejuice is set to close in June 2020. Go see the show while you can! Get more details on Playbill.com.
Brooklyn Academy of Music’s production of Medea has completed its casting! Congrats to Gabriel Amoroso, Emeka Guindo, Orson Hong, and Jolly Swag!
Emma Lyles recently made her Broadway debut in Betrayal! As her role was a spoiler, we wanted to wait until the production closed yesterday to officially congratulate Emma. Here are a few pictures from her experience!
Fina Strazza (Matilda, Animal) is raising money for The Sugarplum Sled, an organization that provides gifts and other necessities to homeless children in NYC this holiday season! See how you can donate HERE.
“Frozen 2,” with Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), and “The Lion King,” with Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), have both picked up nominations for Golden Globe Awards! Get the full list on NYTimes.com.
In other award news, “Us,” with Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), “Frozen 2,” and “This Is Us,” with Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho) and Julian Silva (The Lion King), all received Critics Choice Awards nominations! Among these is a nomination for Best Young Actor/Actress for Shahadi’s work in “Us.” Get more information on HollywoodReporter.com.
Get to know Rebecca Myles Stewart (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) in Dance Spirit!
Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) guest stars on an episode of the web series “Adulting with Jane”! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.
And check out this video of Akira Golz (Matilda) appearing in a “Saturday Night Live” sketch over this past weekend alongside Jennifer Lopez!
“Troop Zero,” a brand new film with Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), is coming to Amazon Prime in January! Here’s the trailer:
The cast of Beetlejuice recently performed songs from the cast album at Barnes & Noble, and signed copies of the album! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.
And here are pictures from the kids of The Rose Tattoo and Dear Evan Hansen!
Photo Credit: Roundabout Theatre Company
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