Mckayla Twiggs Departs ANASTASIA, Kenneth Aikens to Join THE LION KING, and more!

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Happy Trails to Mckayla Twiggs, who departed Anastasia this past Sunday! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Mckayla!

Kenneth Aikens will make his Broadway debut in The Lion King next month! Find out more:


Check out an article on “Imperfect,” a new single from Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) that was released today, as well as the music video, on HuffingtonPost.com!

Watch another edition of the Anastasia Broadway.com vlog “Royal Misfits” HERE!

Alexa Valentino (Number the Stars) has booked a pilot! Here she is on set:

“Angelica,” featuring Eliza Holland Madore (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Matilda, Once), hits theaters via limited release on November 17th! Get more details:

Watch Jake Ryan Flynn (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) sing the iconic Frozen anthem “Let It Go” at Broadway Sessions!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, School of Rock, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Cabaret for a Cause!

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CABARET FOR A CAUSE Performance Videos, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at Broadway Sessions, and more!

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Check out these performance videos from Cabaret for a Cause:

The full cast performing “You Will Be Found” from Dear Evan Hansen, featuring soloists Sam Poon (Runaways, Macbeth, The King and I), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Billy Elliot, Evita), and Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda)!

Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) performing “Raining” from Rocky!

Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess, Mary Poppins) performing “Climbing Uphill” from The Last 5 Years!

Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory) performing “For Forever” from Dear Evan Hansen!

Watch Ryan Sell (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) perform “My Best Girl” from Mame at Broadway Sessions!

Watch Jake Ryan Flynn (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) perform “Don’t Let Me Go” from Shrek at Broadway Sessions!

Bonale Fambrini (The King and I) will guest star on “Kevin Can Wait” next Monday at 9/8c on CBS!

“Transformers,” featuring Isabela Moner (Evita), arrives on Blu-Ray and DVD today!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, and Cabaret for a Cause!

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YBAN Interviews Christopher Paul Richards, Devin Trey Campbell Sets KINKY BOOTS Departure Date, and more!

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YBAN’s Lindsay talked to Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) ahead of tonight’s premiere of his new CBS show “Me, Myself & I” and the release of his new film “Professor Marston & The Wonder Women”! Read the interview HERE.

Devin Trey Campbell will depart Kinky Boots on October 22nd! Go see him before then if you can!


Here’s Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) singing “What It Means To Be A Friend” from 13 at Cabaret for a Cause!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, Anastasia, Kinky Boots, and A Bronx Tale!

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CABARET FOR A CAUSE Performance Videos and Broadway Flea Market Information, Ciela Elliott Joins OCCUPIED TERRITORIES, and more!

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Cabaret for a Cause will be on 45th Street in front of the Imperial Theater during Broadway Flea Market!

Also, check out all these videos from Cabaret for a Cause‘s event this week:

Emerson Steele (Violet) singing “Being Alive”:

Diego Lucano (School of Rock, Peace, Love and Cupcakes) singing “Reviewing the Situation”:

Carly Gendell (School of Rock) singing “Gimme Gimme”:

The full cast performing “You Will Be Found”:

Congratulations to Ciela Elliott, who has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Occupied Territories! The show is set to run from October 20th to November 5th at 59E59.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory now has a new block of tickets available through September 2018! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tickets for We Have A Voice, with lots of kids and teens from Broadway shows, are still on sale! Find out more:


Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) has a brand new single! Get it on iTunes now.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Anastasia, The Lion King, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Frozen, and Cabaret for a Cause!

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Casting Notice, Feature on New SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Members, and more!

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is seeking boys around age 10! Check out the casting notice below:

Get to know some of the new faces at School of Rock in a feature on BroadwayBox.com!

Cabaret for a Cause will no longer perform at 92Y Street Fest on October 1st, but will perform at another location TBA. Stay tuned for more information!

Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) has booked a recurring role on a TV series! Congrats, Christopher! More details to come.


Can't wait to share the news!! #actor #tvshows #hardworkpaysoff #justyouwait 🎥🎥🎥✨

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Catch 1984 before its limited run concludes on October 8th!


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, A Bronx Tale, and School of Rock!

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SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Cast Recording Coming This Month, CABARET FOR A CAUSE at the Metropolitan Room Tonight, and more!

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The Sunday in the Park with George cast recording is coming at the end of this month! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Cabaret for a Cause performed tonight at the Metropolitan Room! For more information, visit CabaretForACause.us.

Congrats to Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), who recently took part in a reading of Amanda Peet’s new play Our Very Own Carlin McCullough as part of MCC Theater’s 2017 PlayLabs readings! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out pictures from TheaterMania’s block party, including photos from Lianah Sta. Ana‘s (Miss Saigon) performance, on TheaterMania.com!

Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) will recur on “Chicago PD”! Congrats, Bobbi!


Watch Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) cover “The Spirit of Radio”!

And here are pictures from the kids of Frozen, Waitress, Anastasia, and School of Rock!

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IF I FORGET Coming to BroadwayHD September 21st, Landon Maas Joining KINKY BOOTS, and more!

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If I Forget will arrive on BroadwayHD on September 21st! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Landon Maas (Kinky Boots tour, Radio City Christmas Spectacular) will make his official Broadway debut in Kinky Boots! Find out more:


Mckayla Twiggs and Nicole Scimeca appear in the latest episode of “Royal Misfits,” Anastasia‘s Broadway.com vlog! Watch it below:

Lots of our alumni from Matilda, Kinky Boots, and more filmed a music video to “You Will Be Found”! More to come.


Here’s the full video of the Newsies reunion concert at 54 Below!

Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon) took part in the recent show swap with Miss Saigon and Aladdin! Watch here:

A new block of tickets for Anastasia is on sale now! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Daniel Shin (Miss Saigon) will lead storytime at Strand! Get more details on StrandBooks.com.

And here are pictures from the kids of School of Rock, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, A Bronx Tale, and Waitress!

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Sophia Gennusa and Madilyn Jaz Morrow To Sing On The Intrepid, CABARET FOR A CAUSE Schedule Update, and more!

Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda) and Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda) will sing on the Intrepid on September 11th. More details to come!

Update on Cabaret for a Cause‘s performance at 92Y Street Fest: they will take the stage from 4-5pm on October 1st!

“Stranger Things,” with alumni Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience), will return for a third season! Get more details on Variety.com.

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) appears in the latest episode of “Sugar, Butter, Betsy”! Watch below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Frozen, Waitress, Miss Saigon, and School of Rock!

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ANASTASIA and CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Celebrate 100 Performances, Mehret Marsh and Grayson Taylor Join PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE, and more!

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Congratulations to Anastasia and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, both of which celebrated their 100th performances on Broadway recently! Check out pictures from Charlie‘s celebration on TheaterMania.com, Playbill.com, and Broadway.com.

Mehret Marsh (The Lion King) and Grayson Taylor (Mothers and Sons, New York Spring Spectacular) have joined Playwrights for a Cause! Find out more below and get tickets on PlanetConnections.org.

Get your tickets for Cabaret for a Cause, coming up in September, HERE!

Check out Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) in this commercial for Universal Studios Japan!


Allie Trimm (Bye Bye Birdie, 13) will sing Meinwald & Leary songs at 54 Below! Get more details HERE.

The cast of Waitress appeared at today’s Broadway in Bryant Park!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, On Your Feet, The Lion King, Waitress, and Marvin’s Room!

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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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