Photo Coverage from WAITRESS’s First Anniversary Celebration, THE LION KING to Hold Open Call in Los Angeles, and more!

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Check out pictures from the 1-year anniversary celebration at Waitress on Playbill.com!

The Lion King is holding an open call in Los Angeles, CA, this weekend! Get more information on Playbill.com.

The Drama Desk Award nominations were announced today! Check out the full list of nominees, with our featured shows’ nominations highlighted, HERE.

Watch the new trailer for the next American Girl movie, starring Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) below or on ETOnline.com!

There’s just ten more days until Tunes in Times Square! See Diego Lucano (School of Rock) and many others perform!


Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) now has a vlog! Watch the first episode:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, On Your Feet, The Lion King, Anastasia, Amelie, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, and Miss Saigon!

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Drama Desk Award Nominations Announcement Tomorrow, SAMARA Extends Run, and more!

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Remember to tune in to the Drama Desk Award nominations, streaming on TheaterMania beginning at 10am EST tomorrow morning! Get more details HERE.

Samara has extended its run through May 14th! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Watch the full episode of “The Americans” featuring Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess) on FXNetworks.com!

Check out pictures of the cast of Waitress celebrating the show’s 1-year anniversary on BroadwayWorld.com!

The Lion King took home Best Presentation at this year’s BC/EFA Easter Bonnet Competition, and Sunday in the Park with George raised the second most amount of money! Find out more about the Easter Bonnet results on Playbill.com.

Gabby Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) has joined the cast of a reading of Pamela’s First Musical! Find out more about the reading and the show, based on a children’s book by Wendy Wasserstein, on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), who has been cast in Marvin’s Room! The show will bow on Broadway this summer with Roundabout Theatre Company. Also, Luca talked about what it’s like to be a kid on Broadway on Backstage.com!

Take a look at some pictures from yesterday’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular for the role of Clara!



Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) has booked his first horror film! Find out more and see some pictures of Jake on set:


Ethan Haberfield (Mary Poppins) and Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) will host A Time To Shine on May 7th! The lineup includes Jeremy Todd Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story). Get more details:


I'm so excited to be doing a new cabaret on May 7 hosted by 2 of my good friends, Ethan Haberfield and Analise Scarpaci.

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Lianah Sta. Ana appears in Week 5 of the “American Dream” Broadway.com vlog at Miss Saigon! Watch it below:

Paul Luke Bonenfant will go on for Zack in School of Rock on April 28th, April 29th, and May 1st! Find out more in his Instagram post:


Come see me as Zack in @sormusical this Friday, Saturday, and Monday!! (28,29,1st) #guitar #broadwaykids @broadwayunderstudies

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And here are pictures from the kids of Waitress and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

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Photo Coverage from Opening Night of ANASTASIA, Mattea Marie Conforti Joins “The Ollie & Moon Show,” and more!

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Check out photo coverage from opening night of Anastasia on Broadway.com, BroadwayWorld.com, TheaterMania.com, and Playbill.com!

Congratulations to Mattea Marie Conforti (Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), who will star as Moon in the upcoming Sprout series “The Ollie & Moon Show”!

The Outer Critics Circle Award nominations were announced today, and several of our featured shows were nominated! The nominees include Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, Holiday Inn, If I Forget, Miss Saigon, and Falsettos. Check out the full list of nominees HERE.

We want to say break a leg to all the girls who auditioned for Radio City Christmas Spectacular today!

Watch the stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory guess the candy in a video on Broadway.com! Also, check out pictures from Charlie‘s Gypsy Robe Ceremony on BroadwayWorld.com. Finally, watch video of the cast being interviewed on opening night below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) will lead the upcoming film “An American Girl Story: Summer Camp, Friends for Life”! Watch the trailer:

You can soon see Zachary Unger (Newsies, Big Fish, Chaplin) in a commercial for Yankee Candle! Watch it below or on iSpot.tv.

Tonight at 10pm, Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess) appeared on “The Americans” on FX! Get more information:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, School of Rock, Miss Saigon, and Amelie!

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ANASTASIA Opens, THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Musical To Have A Workshop, and more!

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Happy Opening to the company of Anastasia! Break a leg, everyone!

A musical in development of The Secret Life of Bees will have a workshop! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Check out photo coverage from opening night of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on BroadwayWorld.com, Broadway.com, TheaterMania.com, and Playbill.com! There’s also pictures from opening night bows on BroadwayWorld.com.

“Good Morning America” did a behind-the-scenes feature on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! Watch it HERE. Also, watch the show’s official montage below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Ryan Sell has posted a list of his May performance dates for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! Get more information:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, Waitress, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Sunday in the Park with George!

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Opens, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Closes, and more!

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Happy Opening to the company of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! Break a leg today!

Happy Trails and congratulations to Mattea Marie Conforti and the company of Sunday in the Park with George, which played its final performance today, on a great run! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Mattea!

Get a glimpse at Easter Sunday at Miss Saigon in this week’s episode of the show’s Broadway.com vlog, “American Dream”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Miss Saigon, Amelie, School of Rock, On Your Feet, and The Lion King!


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Cate Elefante Joins TUNES IN TIMES SQUARE Lineup, Pictures from SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Cate Elefante (Waitress) has been added to the lineup for Tunes in Times Square, which is set to take place on May 7th! Find out more in Cate’s Instagram post:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Amelie, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, Waitress, Miss Saigon, The Lion King, and Sunday in the Park with George!

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Announces Cast Album and Rush Policy, ANNIE Celebrates 40th Anniversary, and more!

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has announced that they will record a cast album and that they will begin a policy for rush tickets! Get more details about both on TheaterMania.com.

Happy 40th Anniversary to Annie, which originally opened on Broadway on this day in 1977!

“Shadowhunters,” starring Broadway alum Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music), has been renewed for its third season! Find out more on Deadline.com.

The casts of Kinky Boots, The Lion King, A Bronx Tale, and many other shows will perform at this year’s Easter Bonnet Competition! In addition, Waitress and Sunday in the Park with George will be among the shows honored in a bonnet parade. Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) featured in US Weekly!


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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sunday in the Park with George, Miss Saigon, Amelie, Anastasia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Waitress, School of Rock, and Kinky Boots!

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SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE To Record Cast Album, Gaten Matarazzo Wins Shorty Award, and more!

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Sunday in the Park with George is getting a cast recording! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) has won a Shorty Award for his work on “Stranger Things”! Congrats, Gaten! Get more information on Mashable.com.

Lots of Broadway kids will perform in “Puttin’ On The Brits 5,” a concert to celebrate British pop! The lineup includes Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon), Mattea Conforti (Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), Mimi Ryder (Matilda), Alexandra Vlachos (Matilda), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot), and Sawyer Nunes (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda). Get more details on the Facebook event!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) will be honored at “Listen to Their Voices” on April 22nd! Find out more:

Here’s the trailer for “The Beguiled,” featuring alumni Emma Howard (Violet, Matilda) and Oona Laurence (Matilda)!

Check out a new commercial for Connecticut Children’s Hospital featuring Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots)!


And here are pictures from the kids of School of Rock, Amelie, Waitress, Kinky Boots, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Sunday in the Park with George!

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IF I FORGET To Be Filmed For BroadwayHD, Gianna Harris On For Tomika In SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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If I Forget will be filmed for BroadwayHD! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Gianna Harris is going on as Tomika in School of Rock tonight and on Friday! Find out more:


Ready to rock! Today and Friday I will be going on as Tomika!!!

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Alumni Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot) and Matthew Gumley (The Addams Family, Elf, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast) will play The Bitter End this Sunday! Find out more on Annabelle’s website.

Many of our featured shows received Drama League Award nominations, which were announced today! Check out the full list HERE.

Maya Grace Fischbein (Fun Home) talked about being a child understudy on Broadway with Backstage.com!

Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) has booked a pilot! Congrats!


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Amelie, On Your Feet, The Lion King, Waitress, and Kinky Boots!

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Jahi Di’Allo Winston in “Untouchable,” ON YOUR FEET Boys in Video from R.Evolución Latina, and more!

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Jahi Di’Allo Winston (The Lion King) will appear in the upcoming film “Untouchable,” starring Kevin Hart, Julianna Margulies, Nicole Kidman, and Bryan Cranston! Congrats, Jahi!

Watch Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet) and Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet) in this video from R.Evolución Latina celebrating Latinx Broadway pros!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Kinky Boots, A Bronx Tale, On Your Feet, Miss Saigon, Amelie, and Waitress!

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