A Path to Broadway


A Path to Broadway

PLAYS :A musical about a talented girl and her way to stardom soon to come to Van Nuys.

Lucas Shim | Entertainment Editor
March 5, 2018

The Van Nuys High School Actors in Action will be presenting “42nd street: Musical Theater’s Love Letter To Broadway” on Mar. 8, 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17 in the Hubbard Auditorium.

“What I would tell students who don’t know if they should see the show is that they should see it. It’s really an amazing show and the students have worked really hard to put the show together. It’s something that everyone can enjoy.” said Fatima Massu, a stage manager for the musical.

Thursday performances will start at 3:45 PM, and Friday and Saturday performances will start at 7:00 PM. Presale tickets are $8 and tickets at the door are $10. Entry into the show is free for children aged under seven.

The musical follows a young chorus girl named Peggy Sawyer and her path to stardom, consisting of dancing, singing, struggles and obstacles that she must overcome to achieve her goal of becoming a broadway star.

The main cast stars Alexis Davidson as Peggy Sawyer, Vincent Macias as Billy Lawlor, Darian Calderon as Julian Marsh, Janel “JJ” Javier as Maggie Jones and Clara Pierone as Dorothy Brock.

Lucas Shim is currently the Entertainment Editor for The Mirror. He joined during his sophomore year and is now in his second year publication as a junior.

Other than contributing to journalism, his hobbies include binge-watching movies and TV shows, brainstorming story ideas and writing screenplays for his future career as a screenwriter. He is also a volunteer at Pet Orphans of Southern California, where he socializes and walks dogs. When it comes to politics, Lucas chooses to remain open-minded regarding political parties and their ongoing governmental debates.


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