Camp Broadway Kids to Perform at NY Pops Gala, 4/30


The Camp Broadway Kids, which is comprised of 58 theatre-loving kids, ages 12-16, are set to perform in the New York Pops 29th Birthday Gala titled 'Journey On' at Carnegie Hall on Monday, April 30. Under the direction of Camp Broadway's Artistic Director,Tony Parise (Broadway credits include Me and My Girl and 42nd Street), the cast, which was selected from a nation-wide pool of over 500 auditionees, will perform alongside Broadway stars during musical numbers honoring the work of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, the Tony Award-winning and Oscar-nominated songwriting team of such renowned Broadway musicals as Ragtime, Once On This Island, Seussical, My Favorite Year, A Man of No Importance, The Glorious Ones and the feature film Anastasia.

The concert begins at 7:00 PM and will be hosted by four time Tony-winner Terrence McNally, featuring a spectacular lineup of guest artists under the baton of Music Director Steven Reineke. The Camp Broadway Kids will take the stage for three show-stopping numbers. Camp Broadway has created a unique three-day program leading up to the performance, including a series of Broadway workshops, classes and rehearsals to prepare participants for the once-in-a-lifetime performance. The Camp Broadway Kids represent 16 states and 54 U.S. cities, including the following stops along Camp Broadway's nationwide tour: Atlanta, GA; Buffalo, NY; Greenville, SC; Jacksonville, FL; Las Vegas, Nevada; New York, NY; Providence, RI; Tempe, AZ; and Westhampton Beach, NY.

Please find the entire cast list, along with each member's hometown, listed below.

Sonya Balsara; El Cerrito, CA
Bryce Bayer; E. Carondelet IL
Cristina Bleacher; Atlanta, GA
Brianna Bova; Staten Island, NY
Maggie Brannon; East Aurora, NY
Madeline Burns; Buffalo, NY
Brook Goodman; Memphis, TN
Lydia Grabski; Burke, VA
Tyler Hill; Westhampton Beach, NY
Shelby Houck; Collinsville, IL
Natalie Hunter; Kings Park, NY
Joshua Johnson; Jacksonville, FL
Carmine Mastrokostas; Freehold, NJ
Abby Metz; St. Louis, MO
Connor Olney; Clifton Park, NY
Paulina Pagliughi; Old Bridge, NJ
Sabrina Parsons; Pheonix, AZ
Sarah Pierson; Southampton, NY
Toryn Cairo; Shoreham, NY
Jessica Carino; Great River, NY
Ryan Claffey; New York, NY
HannaH Clark; Stockbridge, GA
Lauren Costello; Putnam Valley, NY
Jaclyn Courter; Milford, NY
Bridget Crisonino; Murray Hill, NJ
Nicholas Drake; St. Louis, MO
Allyson Duarte; Westport, MA
Alley Ellis; Edgartown, MA
Ruthie Evans; Smyrna, GA
Avery Evans; Smyrna, GA
Lauren Fialkow; Scarsdale, NY
Madelene Fialla; New York, NY
Meghan Johnson; Metuchen, NJ
Anjelica Jones; Jacksonville, FL
Mary Elizabeth King; Belden, MS
Amanda Kronhaus; Longwood FL
Kristina Lachaga; Ringoes, NJ
Jade Long; Marietta, GA
Brock Looser; Houston, TX
Alexandra Lopez; Sagaponack, AR
Christian Louca; Dobbs Ferry, NY
Abigayle Luttrell; Springdale, AR
Anna Manoogian; St. Louis, MO
Natalie Manoogian; St. Louis, MO
Savanah Manos; Canton, GA
Bryan Marden; Merrimac, MA
Asiyah Rasheed; Jacksonville, FL
Elliot Rhoads; Reading, PA
Kyra Rieker; Lewiston, NY
KarLee Roberts; North Arlington, NJ
Anna Sera; Scottsdale, AZ
Leighann Shaffer; Portville, NY
Danielle Standifer; Hamilton, NJ
Caitlin Stebelman; St. Louis, MO
Erin Stewart; Las Vegas, NV
Gabrielle Straight; Waterford, NY
Terrell Meridien; Brooklyn, NY
LonDon Wagner; East Point, GA
Elyse Wolford; Acworth, GA

Single tickets to the concert-only are $60 and $90. To purchase, call CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800, visit the Carnegie Hall Box Office at 57th St and 7th Ave, or online at For benefit tickets and to support The New York Pops' Kids in the Balcony program, visit

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