Molly Griggs, Charlie Stemp, Baayork Lee, Sasha Hutchings, John Cariani


Frank Sinatra School of Performing Arts (Ragtime)

Willliam Cullen Bryant HS (Henry’s Law)


The 4th Annual Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival, held on March 19, showed off the talents of 150 public school students, making their Broadway debuts at the Shubert Theater, joined by Charlie Stemp (Hello, Dolly!), Molly Griggs (Hello, Dolly!), Lilli Cooper (SpongeBob…), John Cariani (The Band’s Visit), Baayork Lee (A Chorus Line) and Sasha Hutchings (My Fair Lady).

Students from the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, Talent Unlimited High School, William Cullen Bryant High School, Professional Performing Arts High School and LaGuardia High School performed 10-15 minute showcase production numbers highlighting their level of theater work.


LaGuardia HS (42nd Street)

Professional Performing Arts HS (West Side Story)

Talent Unlimited HS (Machinal)

Photos courtesy of Walter McBride