Okieriete Onaodowan will host the third annual Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival for New York City Public Schools.
Okieriete Onaodowan will host the third annual Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival for New York City Public Schools.
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Okieriete "Oak" Onaodowan (Hamilton, The Great Comet) is set to host the third annual Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival for New York City Public Schools on March 13 at the Music Box Theatre. The Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival showcases curated excerpts of five fully produced high school shows identified from a pool of 25 productions. At the event, more than 100 students from five New York City high schools across the city will be given the opportunity to perform on a Broadway stage.

Students from the following schools will present scenes and musical numbers from The Music Man, Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (Queens); Almost, Maine, Brooklyn High School of the Arts (Brooklyn); Company, Susan E. Wagner High School (Staten Island); Angels in America, Urban Assembly School for the Performing Arts (Manhattan); and Into the Woods, Edward R. Murrow High School (Brooklyn).

The evening's guest artist presenters will include Shoba Narayan, Nicholas Belton, and Paul Pinto from Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 and cast members from Dear Evan Hansen.