Sanjaya Malakar, who appeared in Season 6 of "American Idol," made his New York stage debut in Freckleface Strawberry The Musical on Feb. 23 at New World Stages.
Malakar joins a cast that currently features Remy Zaken (Spring Awakening) as Stawberry, with Julia Bray, Andrew Cristi, Linda Gabler, Kimiko Glenn and Mykal Kilgore.
Freckleface Strawberry The Musical is based on the best-selling children’s book by Oscar-nominated actress Julianne Moore. The show features music and lyrics by Gary Kupper with book by Kupper and Rose Caiola. Direction is by Buddy Crutchfield with choreography by Gail Pennington Crutchfield.