Luke Paul Bonenfant Debuts in SCHOOL OF ROCK, Shahadi Wright Joseph Sets SCHOOL OF ROCK Departure Date, and more!

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Congratulations to swing Paul Luke Bonenfant, who made his School of Rock last night as James!

You have five more weeks to catch Shahadi Wright Joseph (The Lion King) in School of Rock before she departs the show! Get more information in her post:

Also, we have updated our School of Rock page! Check it out HERE.

Read an in-depth look at the emotional impact brought by the Fun Home benefit concert in Orlando on NYTimes.com!

Tori Murray and some of her Ruthless! castmates will be among the performers at Broadway in Bryant Park tomorrow! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Ruthless! will close on September 10th. A national tour and cast album are in the works for the show! Get more information on Broadway.com.

Check out more “Stranger Things” press for Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) on Broadly.Vice.com!

Tickets are on sale now for Falsettos! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Newsies will hit movie screens in early 2017! Get more details:

Go backstage at Nia Sioux‘s Trip of Love opening night in the video below!

Watch this video of Jenna Ortega reflecting on her New York Spectacular experience!

Get your tickets now for the Transport Group’s Peter Pan! The concert is next week, and it will feature Zoe Wilson (Three Days to See) as Wendy, Ashton Woerz (Pippin, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) as John, Jeremy T. Villas (Kinky Boots, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown) as Michael, and Matilda boys Noah Baird, Cole Alex Edelstein, Evan Gray, Meliki Hurd, Ian Saraceni (The King and I), and Gavin Swartz as the Lost Boys! Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, School of Rock, Matilda, and Kinky Boots!










RUTHLESS! Celebrates One Year Off-Broadway, Grayson Taylor on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” Tonight, and more!

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Ruthless! celebrated one year Off-Broadway last week! Congratulations to the company! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

Grayson Taylor (Mothers and Sons, New York Spring Spectacular) will be on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” tonight! Find out more in his Facebook post:

Maya Jade Frank (Mary Poppins, Evita, A Little Princess) will guest star on “Bizaardvark” this Sunday at 8/7c on Disney Channel! Check out the promo below:

Watch Tre Jones (The Lion King) do the Blindfold Drawing Challenge!

Check out these pictures of Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) on the set of “Wishful Whiskers”!

There’s still time to audition for this year’s Lyrics for Life, presented by Kids of the Arts! Get details about how to audition on Playbill.com.

Please enjoy a short film made by the kids of Fun Home!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Kinky Boots, Tink!, On Your Feet, School of Rock, New York Spectacular, Fun Home, Matilda, and Liberty!











RADIO CITY Ballerinas To Return, LIBERTY To Close, and more!

Alexandra Hoffman Rachel QuinerCongrats to Alexandra Hoffman and Rachel Quiner who will reprise the role of Clara at this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular! More casting to come. Congrats, girls!

Unfortunately, Liberty will play its last performance on July 24th. See it while you can!

Congrats to Ruthless! which recently celebrated its 1-year anniversary!

Sophie Knapp (Once) has booked a short film called “Wishful Whiskers”! More details to come. Congrats, Sophie!

It is confirmed that the entire cast of Fun Home will perform a benefit concert in Orlando! On July 24th, the entire company will perform at Dr. Phillips Center to benefit Equality Florida. For more information, go to TheStageReview.net.

Video from the Teen Mash Mob (with Evie Dolan and Brandon Niederauer of School of Rock) is now up on YouTube! Watch below:

Alexandria Suarez (On Your Feet) was interviewed on Univision recently! Take a look at the full interview at Univision.com

And here are more pictures from the kids of Finding Neverland, Motown, School Of Rock, Matilda, New York Spectacular, and Trip of Love!





FALSETTOS and A DAY BY THE SEA Casting, ANASTASIA Coming to Broadway April 2017, and more!

Congratulations to Anthony Rosenthal (Newsies tour), who will make his Broadway debut in Falsettos! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to Kylie McVey and Athan Sporek (Les Miserables), who have joined the cast of A Day By the Sea at the Mint Theater Company! Find out more on MintTheater.org.

Anastasia will open on Broadway in April 2017! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Hayden Wall (School of Rock, Soul Doctor) appeared on “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” over the weekend! Watch below:

Matilda, Motown, Finding Neverland, Fiddler on the Roof, Les Miserables, Waitress, Kinky Boots, Fun Home, and Ruthless! will perform at Broadway in Bryant Park this summer! Get more details on Playbill.com.

The cast of Fun Home celebrated Pride over the weekend! Check out photos on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to the kids who performed in Broadway Kids for Orlando! Our alumni who participated include Ripley Sobo (Runaways, Matilda, Once), Frenie Acoba (Runaways, Matilda), Zachary Brod (Dream Street, On A Stool At The End of a Bar), Taylor Caldwell (Runaways, School of Rock), Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), Tori Feinstein (Matilda, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Luka Kain (South Pacific), Marquise Neal (Dream Street, Kinky Boots), Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot), William Poon (The King and I), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, Shrek), Brooklyn Shuck (Les Miserables, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Annie), and Chris Sumpter (Runaways, Matilda).

Tre Jones (The Lion King) does the Trillionaire Tag in the video below:

Tonight was Kids of the Arts’ Love is Love event at the Triad! It featured YBAN alumni Neil McCaffrey (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, Bye Bye Birdie), Frenie Acoba (Runaways, Matilda), Taylor Caldwell (Runaways, School of Rock), Olivia Chun (The King and I), Elizabeth Crawford (Tuck Everlasting), Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE), Adam Dorfman (A Little Princess), Christie Kim (The King and I), Sophie Knapp (Dream Street, Once, A Little Princess), David Gabriel Lerner (Mary Poppins), Tori Murray (Ruthless!), Marquise Neal (Dream Street, Kinky Boots), Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), Devynn Pedell (Mary Poppins), Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King), Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess), Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Ava Ulloa (Matilda), Violet Young (Number the Stars), and Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), who will make a special appearance to sing “Ring of Keys.” Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Watch the trailer for “The New Edition Story,” featuring Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), on Bet.com!

Tori Murray (Ruthless!) returns to 54 Below on July 14th! Find out more on 54Below.com.

Get your tickets for Cabaret for a Cause, which will feature alumni Nia Sioux (Trip of Love), Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Ava Briglia (Matilda), Beada Briglia (Matilda), Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Billy Elliot, Evita), Cole Alex Edelstein (Matilda), Maya Grace Fischbein (Fun Home), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Evan Gray (Matilda), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory), David Rosenthal (Matilda), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Mckayla Twiggs (Les Miserables, Once), and Corinne Wilson (School of Rock). Find out more in the Facebook post below:

And here are pictures from the kids of Broadway Kids for Orlando, Fiddler on the Roof, The King and I, On Your Feet, New York Spectacular, The Lion King, A Day By the Sea, Fun Home, and School of Rock!






FUN HOME Announces Closing Date, Colton Maurer Joins TINK! At NYMF, and more!

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Fun Home has announced that it will close on September 10th. Get more information in the Facebook post below:

Congratulations to Colton Maurer (Pippin tour, A Christmas Story tour), who has been cast in Tink! at the New York Musical Festival! Get more information about the show on NYMF.org.

Kids of the Arts will present Love is Love on June 28th to raise money for Orlando victims! Get more information on their Facebook event. The event will feature Neil McCaffrey (Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins, Bye Bye Birdie), Frenie Acoba (Matilda), Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE), Adam Dorfman (A Little Princess), Taylor Caldwell (Runaways, School of Rock), Olivia Chun (The King and I), Elizabeth Crawford (Tuck Everlasting), Christie Kim (The King and I), Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), Tori Murray (Ruthless!), Marquise Neal (Kinky Boots, Dream Street), Angeli Negron (Les Miserables), Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), Devynn Pedell (Mary Poppins), Shereen Pimentel (The Lion King), Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Chris Sumpter (Matilda), Ava Ulloa (Matilda), Clara Young (Grinch tour), and Violet Young (Number the Stars).

Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth) and other Broadway kids will raise money for Orlando in All You Need is Love on June 27th! Get more information on DontTellMamaNYC.com.

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) will perform at the Brooklyn Bowl on July 6th! Find out more HERE.

Congratulations to Douglas Baldeo (Kinky Boots), who’s moved to the next round of “So You Think You Can Dance”! Find out more:

Congrats to Jonah Halperin (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda, Kinky Boots), who appeared on “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” last weekend! Here’s the video–warning, there is some explicit language.

Here’s Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) performing at A Mighty Lass last weekend!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Ruthless!, Les Miserables, Matilda, Kinky Boots, Fun Home, The King and I, and You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown!







Maya Grace Fischbein’s Birthday, RUTHLESS! Discount Tickets, and more!

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Happy Father’s Day! We want to recognize the fathers who support their kids while they pursue their passions and sacrifice so much. Thank you!

Happy birthday to Maya Grace Fischbein (Fun Home)! We hope you had a great day, Maya!

Check out the Facebook post below for information on how to get $29 tickets to Ruthless!

Here’s Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables) singing a medley of Violetta songs!

Check out this video that Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) did for Ameritrade!

And here are pictures and videos from Sing For Peace and the kids of School of Rock, Fun Home, and Les Miserables!










Olivia Coronel Joins ON YOUR FEET, Sophia Anne Caruso in BLACKBIRD, and more!

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Congratulations to Olivia Coronel, who has made her Broadway debut in On Your Feet! Get more information in the post below:

Now that Blackbird has closed, we can officially congratulate Sophia Anne Caruso (Runaways, Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) on her Broadway debut in a very secret role we couldn’t mention until now! Find out more in her Facebook post:

Kids and teens in the New York area–join Sam Poon (The King and I, Macbeth) in Sing In for Peace this Saturday! More details below:

Chloe Wheeler (Dream Street) recently competed on “La Voz Kids” (Telemundo’s “The Voice” for kids)! Watch her audition:

Congratulations to Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story), Ruby Rakos (Billy Elliot), Neil McCaffrey (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, Bye Bye Birdie), and Chris Sumpter (Matilda), who all performed at Trevor LIVE last night! Find out more in the Twitter post below:

Congrats to Douglas Baldeo (Kinky Boots), who successfully auditioned for “So You Think You Can Dance”! Get more information:

Ruthless! has announced that it will record a cast album! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables) will perform with Area Stage Company this Thursday night in Coral Gables, Florida! Get tickets HERE.

Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) will perform at Broadway Stands Up for Freedom! Get tickets HERE.

A Bronx Tale will hit Broadway on December 1st! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tickets for Cabaret for a Cause are on sale now! Get a cast list and details about the event on BroadwayWorld.com!

BroadwayBox went inside the Tony Awards after parties–check out their article HERE!

Check out photo coverage of the cast of She Loves Me celebrating the Tony Awards on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Fiddler on the Roof, New York Spectacular, and On Your Feet!
















Drama Desk Awards Tonight, Stars in the Alley Photos and Videos, and more!

Good luck to all of tonight’s Drama Desk Award nominees!

Check out pictures from Friday’s Stars in the Alley on Playbill.com and TheaterMania.com! Also, watch performance videos from She Loves Me, Tuck Everlasting, and Fun Home!

Read an interview with Abigail Shapiro (Liberty) and Milly Shapiro (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Matilda) on SaysMeSaysMom.com!

Watch Randy Rainbow’s interview with the Matildas of Matilda below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Casey Butler (Finding Neverland) and Mary Stewart Sullivan (A Little Princess, Enron) will take part in a reading of Florinda’s Time on June 12th and 13th! Get more information in the picture below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Ruthless!, and Matilda!




KING AND I Kids Welcome Their Co-Stars, Alumni Hit the Stage and Screen, and more!

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The kids of The King and I welcomed their new stars Daniel Dae Kim and Marin Mazzie with a party! Check out pictures from TheatreMania.com.

Our alumni are staying busy! Bailey Ryon (Matilda) is now starring as Mary in The Secret Garden at Arden Theatre in Philadelphia through June 19th. To get more info, go to Philly.com. And Grayson Taylor (Mothers and Sons, New York Spring Spectacular) guest starred on Inside Amy Schumer this week in a sketch parodying “The Knick”. He is wearing black facial hair and a stethescope. Watch below! (P.S.: Do not watch if you are squeamish!)

 

 

And here are more pictures and video from the kids of Tuck Everlasting, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Ruthless!, and Matilda!












 

Lilla Crawford and Jenna Ortega Join NEW YORK SPECTACULAR, CHARLIE BROWN Press, and more!

Congratulations to Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot) and Jenna Ortega, who have joined the cast of New York Spectacular! Get more information on Broadway.com.

Check out a sneak peek video from You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown below or HERE, and check out photo coverage from the show on BroadwayWorld.com and TheaterMania.com!

The cast of She Loves Me celebrated their cast album recently! Check out pictures on Playbill.com.

Check out pictures of the School of Rock kids taking over the NYC subways on Broadway.com!

And here are pictures from the kids of The King and I, Ruthless!, School of Rock, On Your Feet, New York Spectacular, Fun Home, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Finding Neverland, and Les Miserables!