The 5th Annual Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival was held at the Music Box Theatre on March 18, hosted by The Prom's Christopher Sieber. 150 New York City public school students made their Broadway debuts at the festival, performing selections from such iconic musicals and plays as Runaways; Caroline, or Change; and The Sound of Music.
Students were selected from over 30 school productions presented throughout the 2018–2019 year.
Sieber was joined by guest presenters Lisa Brescia (Dear Evan Hansen), Be More Chill's Joe Iconis, Isabelle McCalla (The Prom), Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins (Caroline, or Change), Tony nominee Lauren Ridloff (Children of a Lesser God), and Christina Sajous (SpongeBob SquarePants).
Flip through photos from the festival below: