“A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant” Performs Again Tonight, SCHOOL OF ROCK and THE JUNGLE Auditions, and more!

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!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, and Waitress!





Emerson Davis’s Birthday, Finn Douglas Cast in The Barrow Group’s THE COSTUME, and more!

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:

Hushed (2018) Teaser from Right Frequency on Vimeo.

Check out the trailer for “Instant Family,” a new film with Isabela Moner (Evita)!

Amaris Sanchez (On Your Feet) has booked another commercial! More information to come.

“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:

And check out this picture from The Lion King!



A VERY MERRY UNAUTHORIZED CHILDREN’S SCIENTOLOGY PAGEANT: IN CONCERT Returns To The Green Room 42!

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.

TICKETS
$20 – $55, No Food or Beverage Minimum — Full Food & Beverage Service
To purchase visit: https://www.unattendedbaggagecompany.com/tickets

LOCATION
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!

FROZEN Cast Album Available on Digital Platforms, “The Who Was? Show” with Lilla Crawford Streaming on Netflix, and more!

The cast album for Frozen is now available on digital platforms!

“The Who Was? Show,” featuring Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot), is now streaming on Netflix! Check it out!

Antonio Watson has joined the cast of This Ain’t No Disco at Atlantic Theatre Company! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Catch Taliyah Whitaker (brownsville song) in the new film “Pimp” with Keke Palmer, Haley Ramm, and DMX! Here’s a sneak peek:

You could win a chance to be one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s VIP guests at School of Rock!

Get your copy of “Peter Rabbit” on DVD and catch Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live) in the bonus features!

If you live in San Diego, you can catch Noah Baird (A Christmas Story Live, Matilda) in a commercial for the San Diego Fair!

Joshua Turchin (The Pill) just finished voiceover on a Nick Jr. project!

So excited to work on a new Nick Jr project! #animation #voiceover #vo

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Kinky Boots, The Lion King, Waitress, Frozen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Tunes in Times Square!

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Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations Announced, Free Encore Performance of RUNAWAYS, and more!

Frozen, 1984, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Once On This Island, Anastasia, Waitress, and Kinky Boots have all been nominated for Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Check out the full list on Broadway.com.

Runaways will have a free encore performance! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Olivia Bond (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) finished her run on “MasterChef Junior” just short of the Top 5. We’re so proud of you, Olivia!

❌SPOILER ALERT❌ I didn’t make it to the semi finales. 😭 Masterchef Junior has been an experience of a lifetime. It has taught me so much, and I’ve had a blast working on it. I have made so many new friends, and it is the best thing that’s ever happened to me. And I promise, I will keep on cooking, and perfect those macarons! 😂I just wanted to thank some very special people who have helped me throughout my masterchef journey! My Mom & Dad…They have done so much and I wouldn’t be where I am today without them. They have supported me so much! 💕I would love to thank my little brother & Big Sis, Remy. I loved having you, (my best friend) on masterchef with me! 💖 and Damian, you have given me so much support, and I couldn’t ask for a better brother! ❤️ love ya! 😘 I would like to thank the extraordinary, Karolina. You have helped me get where I am today, you met me the second day I was born, and I love you so much! 💗I would like to thank My godmother, Lin, my sister from another mister, Katrina, & her parents Jeff and Lizztte. Everyone has helped me so much on this jouney! And I wanted to thank my friends, for being there for me. My masterchef Junior friends and my new and old friends. I just wanted to say thank you💗😘

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Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) will promote her new EP at Rockwood Music Hall!

Check out these performance videos from Tunes in Times Square!

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Also, here are pictures from Tunes in Times Square!


And check out this picture from the kids of School of Rock!

Full TUNES IN TIMES SQUARE Lineup Announced, Sami Bray and Gregory Diaz IV in ZURICH Off-Off-Broadway, and more!

Get the full list of Tunes in Times Square performers on MagicalMusic.org! Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock), who we announced as one of the performers, is scheduled to appear at 5:15pm.

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!

You can catch the American Theater Wing’s Centennial Gala, with Evie Dolan (School of Rock), streaming now on BroadwayHD! Here’s a clip of Evie’s performance:

Nala Hamilton (The Lion King) will be joining the tour of The Lion King, just for this week!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Kinky Boots, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, School of Rock, Waitress, Frozen, and The Lion King!


IF I FORGET and ANASTASIA Win Outer Critics Circle Awards, “Stranger Things” Wins Show of the Year, and more!

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Congratulations to If I Forget and Anastasia, which both won Outer Critics Circle Awards! If I Forget won for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play and Anastasia won for Outstanding Projection Design. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!

Congrats to alumni Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), whose show “Stranger Things” won Show of the Year at the MTV Movie & TV Awards!

Lots of our featured shows and kids have been nominated for Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Here they are:

  • Favorite New Musical: Amelie, Anastasia
  • Favorite Musical Revival: Falsettos, Miss Saigon, Sunday in the Park with George
  • Favorite Long-Running Show: Kinky Boots, The Lion King, Waitress
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Musical: Christian Borle for Falsettos, Jake Gyllenhaal for Sunday in the Park with George
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Musical: Christy Altomare for Anastasia, Annaleigh Ashford for Sunday in the Park with George, Phillipa Soo for Amelie
  • Favorite Featured Actor in a Musical: Ramin Karimloo for Anastasia, Derek Klena for Anastasia, Andrew Rannells for Falsettos
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Musical: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos
  • Favorite Funny Performance: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos, John Bolton for Anastasia, Christian Borle for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Favorite Diva Performance: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos
  • Favorite Onstage Pair: Christy Altomare and Derek Klena for Anastasia, Annaleigh Ashford and Jake Gyllenhaal for Sunday in the Park with George, Christian Borle and Andrew Rannells for Falsettos
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Male): Jon Jon Briones for Miss Saigon; Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Foust, and Ryan Sell for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Anthony Rosenthal for Falsettos
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female): Savvy Crawford for Amelie, Eva Noblezada for Miss Saigon
  • Favorite Replacement (Male): Todrick Hall for Kinky Boots
  • Favorite Replacement (Female): Sara Bareilles for Waitress, Jenna Ushkowitz for Waitress
  • Favorite Tour: Fun Home, currently starring alum Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess)

Congrats to Jake, Ryan, Ryan, Anthony, Savvy, Ali, and all the kids in these shows! Get more details about the nominations on Broadway.com.

Check out Alyssa Marvin (Dream Street, Number the Stars) performing “I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas” at Tunes in Times Square!

Here’s Dante Melucci (School of Rock), Evie Dolan (School of Rock), and Jersey Sullivan (School of Rock) performing “Don’t Do Sadness/Blue Wind” from Spring Awakening at Tunes in Times Square!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, A Bronx Tale, Once, On Your Feet, The Lion King, The King and I, Anastasia, and Waitress, including many from Tunes in Times Square!

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Tunes in Times Square Today, DREAM STREET Kids Book HBO Episode, and more!

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Tunes in Times Square took place from 10am-6pm today in Times Square, featuring lots of YBAN kids! Congratulations!

Congrats to Emily Glick (Dream Street), Kaylin Ponce (Dream Street), and Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street), who have all booked an episode of an HBO show! Here they are together:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, Waitress, On Your Feet, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Amelie, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, and The Lion King!

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Photo Coverage from WAITRESS’s First Anniversary Celebration, THE LION KING to Hold Open Call in Los Angeles, and more!

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Check out pictures from the 1-year anniversary celebration at Waitress on Playbill.com!

The Lion King is holding an open call in Los Angeles, CA, this weekend! Get more information on Playbill.com.

The Drama Desk Award nominations were announced today! Check out the full list of nominees, with our featured shows’ nominations highlighted, HERE.

Watch the new trailer for the next American Girl movie, starring Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) below or on ETOnline.com!

There’s just ten more days until Tunes in Times Square! See Diego Lucano (School of Rock) and many others perform!

Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) now has a vlog! Watch the first episode:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, On Your Feet, The Lion King, Anastasia, Amelie, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, and Miss Saigon!

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FALSETTOS and A DAY BY THE SEA Casting, ANASTASIA Coming to Broadway April 2017, and more!

Congratulations to Anthony Rosenthal (Newsies tour), who will make his Broadway debut in Falsettos! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to Kylie McVey and Athan Sporek (Les Miserables), who have joined the cast of A Day By the Sea at the Mint Theater Company! Find out more on MintTheater.org.

Anastasia will open on Broadway in April 2017! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Hayden Wall (School of Rock, Soul Doctor) appeared on “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” over the weekend! Watch below:

Matilda, Motown, Finding Neverland, Fiddler on the Roof, Les Miserables, Waitress, Kinky Boots, Fun Home, and Ruthless! will perform at Broadway in Bryant Park this summer! Get more details on Playbill.com.

The cast of Fun Home celebrated Pride over the weekend! Check out photos on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to the kids who performed in Broadway Kids for Orlando! Our alumni who participated include Ripley Sobo (Runaways, Matilda, Once), Frenie Acoba (Runaways, Matilda), Zachary Brod (Dream Street, On A Stool At The End of a Bar), Taylor Caldwell (Runaways, School of Rock), Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), Tori Feinstein (Matilda, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Luka Kain (South Pacific), Marquise Neal (Dream Street, Kinky Boots), Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot), William Poon (The King and I), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, Shrek), Brooklyn Shuck (Les Miserables, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Annie), and Chris Sumpter (Runaways, Matilda).

Tre Jones (The Lion King) does the Trillionaire Tag in the video below:

Tonight was Kids of the Arts’ Love is Love event at the Triad! It featured YBAN alumni Neil McCaffrey (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, Bye Bye Birdie), Frenie Acoba (Runaways, Matilda), Taylor Caldwell (Runaways, School of Rock), Olivia Chun (The King and I), Elizabeth Crawford (Tuck Everlasting), Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE), Adam Dorfman (A Little Princess), Christie Kim (The King and I), Sophie Knapp (Dream Street, Once, A Little Princess), David Gabriel Lerner (Mary Poppins), Tori Murray (Ruthless!), Marquise Neal (Dream Street, Kinky Boots), Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), Devynn Pedell (Mary Poppins), Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King), Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess), Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Ava Ulloa (Matilda), Violet Young (Number the Stars), and Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), who will make a special appearance to sing “Ring of Keys.” Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Watch the trailer for “The New Edition Story,” featuring Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), on Bet.com!

Tori Murray (Ruthless!) returns to 54 Below on July 14th! Find out more on 54Below.com.

Get your tickets for Cabaret for a Cause, which will feature alumni Nia Sioux (Trip of Love), Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Ava Briglia (Matilda), Beada Briglia (Matilda), Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Billy Elliot, Evita), Cole Alex Edelstein (Matilda), Maya Grace Fischbein (Fun Home), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Evan Gray (Matilda), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory), David Rosenthal (Matilda), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Mckayla Twiggs (Les Miserables, Once), and Corinne Wilson (School of Rock). Find out more in the Facebook post below:

And here are pictures from the kids of Broadway Kids for Orlando, Fiddler on the Roof, The King and I, On Your Feet, New York Spectacular, The Lion King, A Day By the Sea, Fun Home, and School of Rock!


Could the cast of @funhomemusical be any cuter on the @jimmyawards red carpet!?! #jimmyawards

#Repost @mollybarnett with @repostapp ・・・ Proud. #funhome #pride

Pre show @starbucks #smoresisback

What an amazing show @paramourbway ! It was great to meet you @rubylewla - you rock! 🤘