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Camp Broadway Kids to Return to New York Pops 34th Birthday Gala for 10th Year

Camp Broadway Kids to Return to New York Pops 34th Birthday Gala for 10th Year

The Camp Broadway Kids, a musical theatre ensemble comprised of 60 theatre-loving kids, ages 12-16, will be featured at The New York Pops 34th Birthday Gala at Carnegie Hall on Monday, May 1, 2017.

Making their tenth appearance at this annual star-studded event, the Camp Broadway Kids will perform under the baton of New York Pops Music Director Steven Reineke. The benefit concert will also feature Matthew Broderick, Jason Robert Brown, Danny Burstein, Brian D'Arcy James, Adam Kantor, Ruthie Ann Miles, Nico Muhly, Laura Osnes, Steven Pasquale, Chris Sullivan, and Paul Szot.

Now in its 22nd year, Camp Broadway LLC is the award-winning industry leader in presenting experiential theater-arts based enrichment programs for children. Camp Broadway's 60-member cast, selected from a national audition of over 500 amateur performers, will make their Carnegie Hall debut at the culmination of a three-day rehearsal featuring master classes in vocal performance, dancing and acting under the direction Camp Broadway's creative team including, Director / Choreographer Cynthia Thole (Broadway credits include Me and My Girl, Singin' in the Rain, 42nd Street, My Fair Lady, and, Meet Me in St. Louis) and Music Director Christine Riley (National Tour; Thoroughly Modern Millie).

The Camp Broadway Kids hail from 25 states and represent 57 cities in the United States, as well as Bermuda and Puerto Rico.

Arizona

Hanna Voevodsky (Prescott)

California

Gemma Pedersen (Anaheim)

  1. Redfern (Los Gatos)

Maisie McPeek (Corte Madera)

Savannah Scott (Pacific Palisades)

Maggie Enriquez (Folsom)

Olivia Scafidi (Rancho Santa Fe)

Connecticut

Isabella Manganello (Avon)

Florida

Brittany Koscinski (Oviedo)

Kaleb Purswell (Panama City)

Caroline Simpson (Saint Petersburg)

Lily Coniglio (Weston)

Illinois

Alexandra Klein (ClarenDon Hills)

Emily Junker (Grant Park)

Amanda Green (Highland Park)

Indiana

Jakob Tomlinson (Fort Wayne)

Lily Cross (Zionsville)

Kentucky

Natalie Koch (Louisville)

Louisiana

Meghan Colomb (Lafayette)

Massachusetts

Lauren Masterpolo (Kingston)

Jack Price (Sharon)

Charlotte Varga (Needham)

Abigail Harris (Sterling)

Mae Harrington (North Dartmouth)

Maryland

Emily Lane (Cabin John)

Michigan

Isabella Moreno (Byron Center)

Isabelle Lundin (Wixom)

Minnesota

Carter Bannwarth (Woodbury)

Mississippi

Abby Grace Matthews (Hazlehurst)

Montana

Scott Larson (Missoula)

Nevada

Morgan Stewart (Las Vegas)

North Carolina

Emily Surles (Greenville)

Allison Podlogar (Sanford)

Shayne Maggard (Kernersville)

Kinsey Calderone (Lexington)

New Hampshire

Tia DiMicelli (Hampstead)

New Jersey

Stephanie Brody (Metuchen)

Faith Trinker (Wood-Ridge)

Skylar Raye Noyes (Morrestown)

Julia Resnick (Nutley)

New Mexico

Colin Miller (Albuquerque)

New York

Paige Garrett (Bellport)

Elias Schisgall (Brooklyn)

Zoe Gronner (Goshen)

Julia Lipsztein (New York)

Carrie Berk (New York)

Susanna McCollum (New York)

LiLi Warren (Pittsford)

Declan Carey (Rochester)

Cassandra Brzezowski (West Seneca)

Ohio

Abby Witherstine (Salem)

Ellie Newman (Westerville)

Pennsylvania

SaNae Stephens (Fairview)

Ainsley Dean (Mountain Top)

Texas

Cate Rounds (Texarkana)

Clayton Jones (Wake Village)

Virginia

Jasmine Lawson-Bailey (McLean)

Ciara Hargrove (Washington DC)

Vermont

Acadia Barrengos (Putney)

Bermuda

Myah Bridgewater (Warwick)

Puerto Rico

Alberto Rodriguez (Guaynabo)

IF YOU GO:

The New York Pops 34th Birthday Gala

Monday, May 1, 2017

7:00 PM Concert at Carnegie Hall | 57th Street & 7th Avenue

Black Tie Dinner Dance to Follow Performance

Music Director and Conductor: Steven Reineke

Honorees: Kelli O'Hara and Bartlett Sher

CAMP BROADWAY LLC was founded in 1995 and is recognized as Broadway's "original" summer camp. The company's mission is to make theatre arts an accessible and relevant way for creative children to build confidence, hone presentation skills, and discover their unique talents at every stage of their lives. Camp Broadway is now a respected industry leader in audience engagement and a trusted source for parents and teachers seeking quality year-round enrichment programs, experiential events and educational workshops. Every year, thousands of children and students from around the world travel to New York City to attend Camp Broadway's annual musical theater camp on Broadway and participate in its pre-show workshops offered to enhance their theatergoing at many Broadway shows. Camp Broadway's touring camp is presented by partner theaters in Atlanta, Buffalo, Greenville, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Miami, Pittsburgh, San Antonio, Tempe, and Westhampton Beach. The Camp Broadway Kids are featured frequently in special appearances at Carnegie Hall, Madison Square Garden, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and other premier entertainment venues. In 2016, Camp Broadway was honored with a Special Drama Desk Award for "introducing young people to the magic of theater and for playing a crucial role in creating tomorrow's audiences for over 20 years." To learn more, visit www.campbroadway.com.

The New York Pops is the largest independent pops orchestra in the United States, and the only professional symphonic orchestra in New York City specializing in popular music. Led by Music Director Steven Reineke, the orchestra performs an annual subscription series and birthday gala at Carnegie Hall. The New York Pops was founded by Skitch Henderson in 1983 with a mission to create greater public awareness and appreciation of America's rich musical heritage. The New York Pops is dedicated to lifelong learning, and collaborates with public schools, community organizations, children's hospitals and senior centers throughout the five boroughs of New York City. PopsEd allows thousands of New Yorkers of all ages and backgrounds to participate in fully customizable music programs that blend traditional education with pure fun. For more information visitwww.newyorkpops.org and follow on Facebook (facebook.com/newyorkpops), Instagram (@thenewyorkpops) and Twitter (@newyorkpops).

Steven Reineke is the Music Director and Conductor of The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall, Principal Pops Conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Principal Pops Conductor of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and the Principal Pops Conductor Designate for the Houston Symphony beginning in the 2017 - 2018 season. Mr. Reineke is a frequent guest conductor with The Philadelphia Orchestra and has been on the podium with the Boston Pops, The Cleveland Orchestra and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Ravinia. His extensive North American conducting appearances include San Francisco, Houston, Seattle, Edmonton and Pittsburgh.

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