Video release of ‘Broadway Baby’ all-star reading for World Book Day

To commemorate World Book Day on Thursday, March 4, theater operator, producer, and author Russell Miller has released a video of One Grand Books’ February 21st virtual all-star reading of his best-selling children’s book Broadway Baby (written with Judith A. Proffer and illustrated by Yoko Matsuoka).

Illustration by Yoko Matsuoka.

Appearing in the video are Broadway’s Gloria Estefan (On Your Feet!), Santino Fontana (Tootsie), Caitlin Kinnunen (The Prom), Telly Leung (Aladdin), Ruby Lewis (Paramour), Kara Lindsey (Beautiful), Kevin Massey (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder), Laura Osnes (Cinderella), Adam Pascal (Rent), Ann Sanders (Dear Evan Hansen), Kevin Spirtas (A Chorus Line), Nik Walker (Ain’t Too Proud), and Astrid van Wieren (Come from Away).

You can watch the seven-minute video here; it’s a treat for Broadway lovers of all ages and an entertaining way to get kids to enjoy reading!

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Deb Miller
Deb Miller (PhD, Art History) is the Senior Correspondent and Editor for New York City, where she grew up seeing every show on Broadway. She is an active member of the Outer Critics Circle and served for more than a decade as a Voter, Nominator, and Judge for the Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. Outside of her home base in NYC, she has written and lectured extensively on the arts and theater throughout the world (including her many years in Amsterdam, London, and Venice, and her extensive work and personal connections with Andy Warhol and his circle) and previously served as a lead writer for Stage Magazine, Phindie, and Central Voice.


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