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Bio:
Broadway: The King and I. William Poon is a young actor, singer, dancer and gymnast. He will be appearing as Chip in the International Tour of Beauty and the Beast. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: The King and I. William Poon is a young actor, singer, dancer and gymnast. He will be appearing as Chip in the International Tour of Beauty and the Beast. (read complete bio)
#WEHAVEAVOICE2: A Benefit For Covenant House New York Comes to Green Room 42 Photo #WEHAVEAVOICE2: A Benefit For Covenant House New York Comes to Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

On Today, November 9, at 9:30 p.m. at The Green Room 42, 570 10th Ave, 4th Floor inside YOTEL,New York, NY 10036, youthful stars of stage and screen are coming together again for the second annual benefit concert for Covenant House New York, #WeHaveAVoice2. #WeHaveAVoice2 will be an energized night of songs, including pop, rock, r & b, oldies, original pieces, and more, but without show tunes or jazz hands. One hundred percent of the proceeds will be donated to Covenant House New York. For tickets visit https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10335092 .

#WEHAVEAVOICE2: A Benefit For Covenant House New York Comes to Green Room 42 Photo #WEHAVEAVOICE2: A Benefit For Covenant House New York Comes to Green Room 42
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 1, 2018

On Friday, November 9, at 9:30 p.m. at The Green Room 42, 570 10th Ave, 4th Floor inside YOTEL,New York, NY 10036, youthful stars of stage and screen are coming together again for the second annual benefit concert for Covenant House New York, #WeHaveAVoice2. #WeHaveAVoice2 will be an energized night of songs, including pop, rock, r & b, oldies, original pieces, and more, but without show tunes or jazz hands. One hundred percent of the proceeds will be donated to Covenant House New York. For tickets visit https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10335092 .

VIDEO: Teens Come Together for Covenant House in #WeHaveAVoice Benefit Concert Photo VIDEO: Teens Come Together for Covenant House in #WeHaveAVoice Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

On October 15, teens from stage and screen came together at The Green Room 42 to perform a show they created, entitled #WeHaveaVoice. They played to a packed, sold-out house, singing songs with themes relevant to them including dreams and aspirations, belonging, family, and love. Their benefit concert raised over $2,500 for Covenant House, an organization they felt is important, relevant, and in need of their help, especially after the devastating weather that caused damage to seven of their shelters. Scroll down for clips from the concert!

Teens from Broadway and The West End Sign On for #WeHaveAVoice: Broadway's Teens Photo Teens from Broadway and The West End Sign On for #WeHaveAVoice: Broadway's Teens
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Kara Oates, Mavis Simpson-Ernst, and Lucy-Mae Beacock have all signed-on to perform in #WeHaveAVoice: Broadway's Teens, on October 15, 7:00 p.m. at The Green Room 42 in Manhattan's Theater District.

#WeHaveAVoice: Broadway's Teens Host a One Night Concert to Benefit Covenant House Photo #WeHaveAVoice: Broadway's Teens Host a One Night Concert to Benefit Covenant House
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

On Sunday, October 15 at 7:00 p.m. at The Green Room 42, New York, NY, young performers from Broadway, Off Broadway, National Tours, Film, and Television, will perform songs that are written for teenagers, but rarely cast with actual teens.

Photo Flash: A Class Act NY Presents MY FAVORITE THINGS Charity Cabaret
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

On Monday, March 13, 2017, A Class Act NY, the award-winning acting studio for kids and teens, proudly presented the 'MY FAVORITE THINGS' Cabaret at the historic Triad Theatre. Talented young singers, ages 7-18, presented songs from their favorite Broadway musicals. A portion of the proceeds were donated to The enCourage Kids Foundation, a charity that encourages all kids facing health challenges to be carefree kids. Scroll down for photos!

Photo Flash: CABARET FOR A CAUSE Presented at The Cutting Room
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 29, 2016

Cabaret for a Cause was held on November 27th, 2016 at The Cutting Room as a fundraiser for Project Renewal.

Young Broadway Stars to Gather for CABARET FOR A CAUSE This Thanksgiving
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Cabaret for a Cause will hold their annual benefit for Project Renewal on November 27th, 2016.

Photo Flash: THE HUNDRED DRESSES Opens at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre
by Ashlee Latimer - Oct 17, 2016

KOTA Productions presents the New York City premiere of Mary Hall Surface's adaptation of The Hundred Dresses, now through October 23, 2016 at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast and creative team on the red carpet!

Photo Flash: First Look at Mia Sinclair Jenness, Danielle Gordon and More in KOTA's THE HUNDRED DRESSES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

KOTA Productions presents the New York City premiere of Mary Hall Surface's adaptation of The Hundred Dresses, now through October 23, 2016 at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Danielle Gordon Stars in KOTA's THE HUNDRED DRESSES, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

KOTA Productions presents the New York City premiere of Mary Hall Surface's adaptation of The Hundred Dresses, tonight, Oct 13, through Oct 23, 2016 at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre.

Photo Flash: KOTA Productions' THE HUNDRED DRESSES in Rehearsal
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 7, 2016

KOTA Productions presents the New York City premiere of Mary Hall Surface's adaptation of The Hundred Dresses, Oct 13-23, 2016 at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre.

Danielle Gordon to Star in KOTA's THE HUNDRED DRESSES; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

KOTA Productions presents the New York City premiere of Mary Hall Surface's adaptation of The Hundred Dresses, Oct 13-23, 2016 at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre.

MATILDA's Mia Sinclair Jenness to Star in KOTA's THE HUNDRED DRESSES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

KOTA Productions presents the New York City premiere of Mary Hall Surface's adaptation of The Hundred Dresses, Oct 13-23, 2016 at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre.

Photo Flash: BROADWAY KIDS FOR ORLANDO: ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE Honors Orlando Victims
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

On Monday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m. at Don't Tell Mama, several young past and present performers from Broadway joined forces in a benefit cabaret to raise money and show support for the victims, survivors and those suffering as a result of the mass shooting in Orlando this month. The benefit was entitled Broadway Kids for Orlando: All You Need is Love. One hundred percent of the proceeds are being donated to the GLBT Center of Central Florida, and all 49 victims of The Pulse Nightclub shooting were honored in the program. BroadwayWorld has photos and footage from the show below!

Magical Music's 5th Annual TUNES IN TIMES SQUARE Benefit Concert Set for 5/1
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 27, 2016

Magical Music for Life Foundation is thrilled to present its 5th annual TUNES IN TIMES SQUARE benefit concert Sunday, May 1, 2016 on Broadway between 42nd & 43rd Streets in Times Square. The goal of the concert is to raise financial support to produce a new original album of songs for water safety applicable to children with and without specials needs, awareness of our music, and funds to perform our musical written especially for children with autism and other special needs. The event will be a continuous sing-a-thon, where talented children and groups from six states will come together to share the same stage with over 70 Broadway performers from most of the current shows and many past shows. Online and at the event there will be many exciting items in the auction & raffle, including tickets to Broadway shows / other events often with backstage tours and/or signed memorabilia, travel, dining, unique & autographed items, etc. Highlights of the Day will probably include the following: •10:00 Opening •'Two Little Snowflakes' and 'A Day in the Life of a Child: a Musical Revue' songs •11:20 'We Are the World' Broadway performers •12:00 Broadway performers (adult & child actors) • 2:00 Special Dance performance with NCDA • 'The Adventures of Zak' songs • 4:30 Broadway performers (adult & child actors)and preview of coming Broadway show •Til 5:00 Auction of tickets for Broadway and other NYC shows and events, backstage tours,autographed items, etc. •Til 5:00 Raffle prizes •All Day Performances by the Magical Music Singing groups •All Day Performances by talented children and groups from six states •6:00 Closing SOME OF THE BROADWAY & OTHER PERFORMERS: Amada Anderson - Spotlight on Cabaret and The Tramp Major Attaway - Aladdin Noah Baird - Matilda Annie Baltic - Mary Poppins Gaby Bradbury - Annie Adriana Braganza - The King and I Amaya Braganza - The King and I Zach Brod - Freckleface Casey Butler - Finding Neverland: The Musical Christian Michael Camporin - Finding Neverland and Matilda Grace Capeless - The Lion King Lynn Masako Cheng - The King and I Adam Christoferson - singer Olivia Chun - The King and I Casey Erin Clark - Les Miserables Hana Colley - The King and I Ben Cook - Tuck Lilyana Cornell - Les Miserables Samantha Cutler - Billy Elliot Alex Dreier - Finding Neverland, Assembled Parties, and Billy Elliot Peyton Ella - NBC The Sound of Music Live and Little Princess Avery Oliver Espiritu - The King and I Bonale Fambrini - The King and I Sophia Genusa - Matilda and Dr. Zhivago Akira Golz - Matilda Abigail Dylan Harrison - Ruthless, The Musical James Ignacio - The King and I K'Lynn Jackman - The Lion King Andrew Johnson - Kinky Boots Darius Kaleb - Motown the Musical, A Raisin in the Sun, and Delores & Jermaine Jim Kaplan - The King and I Jake Katzman - Kinky Boots Tari Kelly - Something's Rotten, Anything Goes, and Dr. Suess' How the Grinch Stole Christmas Christie Kim - The King and I Ethan Khusidman - School of Rock, Chaplin, and Soul Doctor Corey Mach - Hands on a Hardbody, Godspell, and Footloose: The Musical Tony Marin - The King and I Jibreel Mawry - Motown, the Musical Jack McCarthy - Finding Neverland Dante Melucci - The School of Rock: The Musical Jenny Mollett - The Color Purple Sydney Morton - American Psycho, Flashdance, Motown the Musical, Evita, and Memphis Angeli Negron - Les Miserables Sawyer Nunes - Finding Neverland and Matilda the Musical Shannon O'Boyle - Once Tyrah Syke Odoms - Annie and The Lion King Madeleine Pace - Once Luca Padovan - The School of Rock: The Musical Gabriella Palminteri - Blue Bloods Anthony Pierini - Big Fish, Les Miserables, and Mary Poppins Gabby Pizzolo - Fun Home Ellie Poon - A Christmas Story the Musical Sam Poon - The King and I, MacBeth, and Les Miserables William Poon - The King and I & Beauty and the Beast Rachel Resheff - Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek the Musical, and Billy Elliot Christopher Paul Richards - Finding Neverland Taylor Richardson - Smokefall, Annie, A Most Violent Year, and Jack of the Red Hearts Julianna Rigoglioso - Sound of Music, Far from Heaven, Mary Poppins, and Table 58 Kitana Goyena Rojanatavorn - The King and I Sofia Roma Rubino - School of Rock: The Musical and Matilda: The Musical Isabella Russo - School of Rock: The Musical Sadie Seelert - Mary Poppins and A Little Princess Julian Silva - The Lion King and Les Miserables Eli Tokash - Finding Neverland Nicky Torchia - The King and I Joshua Turchin - Christmas Story Jeremy Villas - Kinky Boots Ashton Woerz - Pippin and Priscilla Queen of the Desert Rocco Wu - The King and I Timothy Yang - The King and I ... a preview of a new Broadway show

Photo Flash: Broadway Kids Sing for Peace in Times Square
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 21, 2015

On Saturday, December 19, 2015 a group of over 70 children including Broadway performers and friends joined together in NYC to raise their voices for peace in hopes to help end gun violence.  They created a flash mob sing-in demonstration first at Schnipper's restaurant in the heart of Broadway on 8th Avenue and 41st and then once again in Times Square.

Kelli O'Hara to Take THE KING AND I from Broadway to Britain?
by Jessica Khan - Dec 10, 2015

The King could soon be traveling from Siam to Anna's world in Britain! The Daily Mail writes that Tony winner Kelli O'Hara might be leading Broadway's THE KING AND I across the pond late next year or in early 2017, with the Drury Lane Theatre rumored as the musical's new home.

VIDEO: Behind The Scenes At THE KING AND I's New Commercial
by Michael Dale - Nov 17, 2015

How do you show viewers that a classic old musical can be new and exciting?

THE KING AND I's Hoon Lee Came Late To Acting But Is Catching Up Fast
by Michael Dale - Nov 6, 2015

Broadway's current King was a graphic designer before a friend asked him to help record a demo for a musical.

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