On the latest episode of Growin' Up Broadway, Tim McDonald and SJ Arnegger catch up on all the news and learn what the plans are for the Junior Theatre Festival.
Also joining the show this week is 14-year old musical superstar Joshua Turchin. Joshua Turchin is best as a multi-hyphenate; he's a singer, actor, dancer, musician, composer, music director, accompanist, and writer, and currently host and creator of The Early Night Show, an international web series and podcast. Joshua's credits include: Trevor, Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation, The Little Mermaid Live-to-Film at the Hollywood Bowl, The Pill, A Christmas Story the Musical Broadway/National Tour.
The Perfect Fit, the Musical: A Perfectly Distant Concert, adapted from the original musical from 14 year old musical sensation Joshua Turchin, will livestream from the Shubert Studios at New World Stages in New York City on Sunday, November 15th at 7pm EST.
The Perfect Fit the Musical explores the drive of teenage professional performers hoping to avoid the dreaded theatrical dead zone as they navigate through a web of stage parents, dance classes, and auditions, while their stories unfold trying to find their perfect fit.
Confirmed cast members include Joshua Turchin, Carly Gendell (School of Rock Original Broadway Cast), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), Kimberly Marable (Hadestown, Sister Act, The Lion King, The Book of Mormon, Dreamgirls, Hairspray, The Wedding Singer), Jennifer Sánchez (The Rose Tattoo, Pretty Woman: The Musical, Sunday in the Park with George, On Your Feet!, Ghost the Musical, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, West Side Story), Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Trevor), Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Daniel Dunlow (The Perfect Fit/Rave Theater Festival), Jenny Mollet (The Color Purple), JR Bruno (West Side Story, The Book of Mormon), Courtney Mormino (The Perfect Fit/Rave Theater Festival), Tyrah Skye Odoms (Annie, The Lion King) and Carlos Carreras (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, On Your Feet).
Music Direction by Julia Schade (SIX the Musical), Assistant Music Direction by Dave D'aranjo, Vocal Direction by Joshua Turchin. The band includes Julia Schade on keys, Dave D'aranjo on bass, Elena Bonomo (SIX the Musical) on drums and Claudio Rainó on guitar. General Management by Showtown Theatricals, Costume Design by Jennifer Caprio (Falsettos, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee).
This performance follows the success of the show’s sold-out run at The Sharon Playhouse during their summer drive in theater series.
Tickets are now on sale. Tickets start at $35 and can be purchased at the below link: www.perfectfitmusical.com/tickets