Monday, November 26, 2012

Actor likes show's anti-bullying message

News Times (Danbury, CT) November 23, 2012

"For 11-year-old Brandon Szep, 'The New Kid,' an anti-bullying musical, is personal.
Brandon, who lives in Southbury, is no stranger to acting. He has appeared in about 20 plays and musicals, including 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.' He played Kurt in 'Sound of Music' and recently appeared as a choir boy on the HBO show 'Boardwalk Empire.'
But, for Brandon, 'The New Kid' is different.
'I had some problems with being bullied at Pomperaug Elementary,' said Brandon, who then transferred to the Waterbury Arts Magnet School. 'This musical is kind of autobiographical.'
'The New Kid,' in which Brandon plays the title character, Zack, will be playing in New York and Connecticut through June 2013."  Read More 

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