THE MOTHER OF INVENTION Closes, THE WONDER YEARS Will Have Developmental Lab, and more!

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Congratulations to the company of The Mother of Invention at Abingdon Theatre Company on a great run!

In case you missed it, The Wonder Years will get a developmental lab! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

“Easy Living,” a film starring Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, A Christmas Memory, Annie), will premiere at the South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) in March! Find out more on the film’s website.

Catch former Broadway kid Laurissa Romain (South Pacific) at The Bitter End on March 5th! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Listen to “Symphony,” a new song by Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) below!

Check out this picture of Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) in the recording studio with Debbie Gibson!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, The Mother of Invention, On Your Feet, Waitress, School of Rock, and Sunday in the Park with George!

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Gregory Diaz IV Joins MATILDA, Update on Giuseppe Bausilio’s Back Surgery, and more!

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Congratulations to Gregory Diaz IV (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), who has joined the company of Matilda as a swing!

Get an update about Giuseppe Bausilio‘s (Newsies, Billy Elliot) back surgery on BroadwayWorld.com or below!

Watch the kids of Broadway do the Mannequin Challenge at a recording session!

Here’s the company of On Your Feet doing the Mannequin Challenge!

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will be livestreamed! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Check out interviews with Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) in the Hillsboro Tribune and BCK Online!

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) is featured on 107.7 GNA and in The Daily Gazette!

Tune in to Nick Radio all this week to hear Isabela Moner (Evita) guest DJing!

Jeremy T. Villas (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots) has booked a project for Nickelodeon! Find out more in his Instagram post, and stay tuned for more details as well.


Had fun shooting for Nickelodeon today. #bookedit

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Hairspray Live, Kinky Boots, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, and School of Rock!

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Tori Murray on “All In with Cam Newton” Tonight, Extension of SHE LOVES ME Availability on BroadwayHD, and more!

Tonight at 8:00pm, Tori Murray (Ruthless!) was in “All In with Cam Newton” on Nick!

You now have until July 10th to watch the live stream of She Loves Me on BroadwayHD! Find out more about it on Playbill.com.

The physical cast album of Waitress is out now!

Broadway For Orlando and Matilda performed at Broadway in Bryant Park yesterday! Check out pictures on Playbill.com.

Check out production photos from Runaways on Playbill.com!

Click HERE to find out about a special opportunity to see an ASL-interpreted performance of Runaways tomorrow!

Did you know that Runaways cast member Kylie McNeill‘s mother was in the original cast of Runaways in 1978? Read more about Kylie’s mom and other original cast members HERE!

Watch this short film from the kids of Fun Home!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Runaways, New York Spectacular, and Les Miserables!












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!





Eli Tokash’s Birthday, THE CRUCIBLE and LES MISERABLES Win Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, and more!

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Happy birthday to Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin)! We hope you had a great day, Eli!

Congratulations to the companies of The Crucible and Les Miserables, which both won Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Get the full list of winners HERE.

Meet the cast of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown on TheaterMania.com!

Watch Nicholas Barasch (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story) and his She Loves Me castmates perform on the Today Show on Today.com or below!

Here’s video of the Shapiro Sisters singing “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”!

Join Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) and Evie Dolan (School of Rock) at Guitar Mash’s Teen Mash Mob in NYC! Get more details below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, On Your Feet, Finding Neverland, Waitress, Matilda, Fun Home, and Disaster!







Maya Grace Fischbein Makes FUN HOME Debut, 2016 Tony Nominations Announced, and more!

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Congratulations to understudy Maya Grace Fischbein, who makes her Broadway debut playing Small Alison in Fun Home for the first time tonight! Get more information in her Instagram post:


Get the full list of 2016 Tony Award nominations, including a ton of our featured shows, HERE! Congratulations to all the nominees!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) will transfer to London with Lazarus! Also, she will take part in the upcoming production of Runaways at New York City Center! Congrats, Sophia!

The casts of Fun Home, Matilda, and more will take part in Stars in the Alley! See the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

School of Rock, On Your Feet, and others received Astaire Award nominations! Check out the full list on TheaterMania.com.

Go behind-the-scenes at opening night of Tuck Everlasting in Episode 4 of “Forever 17” on Broadway.com.

“Jack of the Red Hearts,” which features Sophia Anne Caruso (Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) and Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory), is now on DVD and VOD! Get more information on IrishFilmCritic.com.

Congratulations to Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street), who has booked a job with Justice!

The trailer for “Bad Moms,” a new movie featuring Oona Laurence (Matilda), is out! Watch it below:

Kaci Walfall (The Lion King) appeared on “Good Morning America” to help Misty Copeland reveal her new Barbie doll! Watch the video on ABCNews.go.com or below!

The Matildas of Matilda learned how to fly trapeze! Watch the video below or on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from Tunes in Times Square and the kids of On Your Feet, Women Without Men, School of Rock, and Matilda!




Drama Desk Nominations Announced; Young Stars from SHE LOVES ME & DISASTER Receive Nominations

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The Drama Desk Award nominations were announced today! We are so thrilled for Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me) and Baylee Litrell (Disaster!) who both received nominations for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. You can find the full list below (with our featured shows highlighted in bold). Congratulations, everyone!

Outstanding Play

The Christians, Playwrights Horizons
The Humans, Roundabout Theatre Company
John, Signature Theatre
King Charles III
The Royale, Lincoln Center Theater

Outstanding Musical
First Daughter Suite, Public Theater
Daddy Long Legs
School of Rock
Shuffle Along
Waitress

Outstanding Revival of a Play
Cloud Nine, Atlantic Theater Company
Death of a Salesman, New Yiddish Rep
Henry IV, Donmar Warehouse at St. Ann’s Warehouse
Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Roundabout Theatre Company
A View From the Bridge
Women Without Men, Mint Theater Company

Outstanding Revival of a Musical
The Color Purple
The Golden Bride, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene
Fiddler on the Roof
She Loves Me, Roundabout Theatre Company
Spring Awakening

Outstanding Actor in a Play
Andrew Garman, The Christians, Playwrights Horizons
Avi Hoffman, Death of a Salesman
Frank Langella, The Father, Manhattan Theatre Club
Tim Pigott-Smith, King Charles III
Mark Strong, A View From the Bridge

Outstanding Actress in a Play
Georgia Engel, John, Signature Theatre
Mamie Gummer, Ugly Lies the Bone, Roundabout Undeground
Marin Ireland, Ironbound, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater/Women’s Project Theater
Jessica Lange, Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Nicola Walker, A View From the Bridge

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

Danny Burstein, Fiddler on the Roof
Robert Creighton, Cagney, York Theatre Company
Michael C. Hall, Lazarus, New York Theatre Workshop
Zachary Levi, She Loves Me
Benjamin Walker, American Psycho

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

Laura Benanti, She Loves Me
Carmen Cusack, Bright Star
Cynthia Erivo, The Color Purple
Jessie Mueller, Waitress
Annette O’Toole, Southern Comfort, Public Theater

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

Bill Camp, The Crucible
David Furr, Noises Off, Roundabout Theatre Company
Matt McGrath, The Legend of Georgia McBride, MCC Theater
Richard Thomas, Incident at Vichy, Signature Theatre
Michael Shannon, Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

Brooke Bloom, Cloud Nine
Megan Hilty, Noises Off
Kellie Overbey, Women Without Men
Saycon Sengbloh, Eclipsed, Public Theater
Jeanine Serralles, Gloria, Vineyard Theatre

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Nicholas Barasch, She Loves Me
Christopher Fitzgerald, Waitress
Baylee Littrell, Disaster!
Paul Alexander Nolan, Bright Star
A.J. Shively, Bright Star

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Danielle Brooks, The Color Purple
Alison Fraser, First Daughter Suite
Rachel Bay Jones, Dear Evan Hansen, Second Stage
Jane Krakowski, She Loves Me
Mary Testa, First Daughter Suite

Outstanding Director of a Play
Rachel Chavkin, The Royale
Sam Gold, John
Rupert Goold, King Charles III
Joe Mantello, The Humans
Jenn Thompson, Women Without Men
Ivo van Hove, A View From the Bridge

Outstanding Director of a Musical
Michael Arden, Spring Awakening
John Doyle, The Color Purple
Rupert Goold, American Psycho
Bartlett Sher, Fiddler on the Roof
Bryna Wasserman, Motl Didner, The Golden Bride

Outstanding Choreography

Joshua Bergasse, Cagney
Spencer Liff, Spring Awakening
Lynne Page, American Psycho
Randy Skinner, Dames at Sea
Savion Glover, Shuffle Along

Outstanding Music
Sara Bareilles, Waitress
Michael John LaChiusa, First Daughter Suite
Andrew Lloyd Webber, School of Rock
The Lobbyists, SeaWife, Naked Angels
Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Bright Star

Outstanding Lyrics

Sara Bareilles, Waitress
Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Dear Evan Hansen
Glenn Slater, School of Rock
Michael John LaChiusa, First Daughter Suite

Outstanding Orchestrations

August Eriksmoen, Bright Star
Larry Hochman, She Loves Me, Roundabout Theatre Company
Joseph Joubert/Catherine Jayes, The Color Purple
Andrew Lloyd Webber, School of Rock
Michael Starobin/Bruce Coughlin, First Daughter Suite

Outstanding Music in a Play

Billie Joe Armstrong, These Paper Bullets!, Atlantic Theatre Company
Estelle Bajou, Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally, One Year Lease Theater Company
Shaun Davey, Pericles, Theatre for a New Audience
Philip Glass, The Crucible
Tom Kitt, Cymbeline, New York Shakespeare Festival

Outstanding Set Design for a Play
Riccardo Hernandez, Red Speedo, New York Theatre Workshop
Mimi Lien, John
G.W. Mercier, Head of Passes, Public Theater
Christopher Oram, Hughie
Derek McLane, Fully Committed

Outstanding Set Design for a Musical
Es Devlin, American Psycho
Emily Orling, Matt Saunders, Eric Farber, Futurity, Soho Rep/Ars Nova
David Rockwell, She Loves Me

Outstanding Costume Design for a Play
Jessica Ford, These Paper Bullets!
Martha Hally, Women Without Men
Constance Hoffman, Pericles
William Ivey Long, Shows for Days, Lincoln Center Theater
Anita Yavich, The Legend of Georgia McBride

Outstanding Costume Design for a Musical
Jane Greenwood, Bright Star
Katrina Lindsay, American Psycho
Jeff Mahshie, She Loves Me
Alejo Vietti, Allegiance
Ann Roth, Shuffle Along

Outstanding Lighting Design for a Play
Neil Austin, Hughie
Mark Barton, John
Bradley King, Empanada Loca, Labyrinth Theater Company
Tyler Micoleau, Antlia Pneumatica, Playwrights Horizons
Justin Townsend, The Humans

Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical

Jane Cox, The Color Purple
Jake DeGroot, SeaWife
Ben Stanton, Spring Awakening
Justin Townsend, American Psycho
Jules Fisher/Peggy Eisenhauer, Shuffle Along

Outstanding Projection Design

Nicholas Hussong, These Paper Bullets!
Darrel Maloney, Tappin’ Thru Life
Peter Nigrini, Dear Evan Hansen
Finn Ross, American Psycho
Tal Yarden, Lazarus

Outstanding Sound Design in a Play

Fitz Patton, An Act of God
Fitz Patton, The Humans
Miles Polaski, Fulfillment, The Flea Theatre
Bray Poor, John
Ryan Rumery, Empanada Loca

Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical
Mick Potter, School of Rock
Brian Ronan, Lazarus
Nevin Steinberg, Bright Star
Dan Moses Schreier, American Psycho
Scott Lehrer, Shuffle Along

Outstanding Wig and Hair

David Brian Brown, She Loves Me
Jason Hayes, The Legend of Georgia McBride
Robert-Charles Vallance, Women Without Men
Charles G. LaPointe, The School for Scandal, Red Bull Theater
Mia M. Neal, Shuffle Along

Outstanding Solo Performance

Simon Callow, Tuesdays at Tesco’s, 59E59
Kathleen Chalfant, Rose, Nora’s Playhouse
James Lecesne, The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey
Daphne Rubin-Vega, Empanada Loca
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Fully Committed

Unique Theatrical Experience

ADA/AVA, Manual Cinema/3LD/The Tank
Antigona – Soledad Barrio/Noche Flamenca
That Physics Show
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
YOUARENOWHERE – 3LD/The Tank

TUCK EVERLASTING Opening Night, Photo Coverage from WAITRESS’s Opening, and more!

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Happy Opening to the company of Tuck Everlasting! Congratulations!

Check out photo coverage from Waitress‘s recent opening night on Broadway.com, BroadwayWorld.com, and Playbill.com! Also, check out red carpet photos on BroadwayWorld.com.

Kids from School of Rock, Tuck Everlasting, On Your Feet, She Loves Me, Fun Home, and The King and I could get Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nominations, but they need your help! Vote HERE up until Friday!

Be sure to catch Zachary Unger (Newsies, Chaplin, Big Fish) on “Containment” tonight! Here’s a preview:

Waitress will go on tour! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Check out pictures from the cast album recording session of She Loves Me on TheaterMania.com!

Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) has booked a feature film called “Brighton Beach”! Find out more in the Facebook post below:

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) will perform at an event in New Orleans on April 30th! Get more information in the post below:

Ruthless! and Women Without Men are nominated for Off-Broadway Alliance Awards! Get more details on Playbill.com.

BroadwayWorld is giving away two tickets to Tuck Everlasting! Find out how to enter on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out production photos from Tuck Everlasting on BroadwayWorld.com, and a video montage below!

BroadwayWorld has coverage of the new Matildas of Matilda taking a gymnastics class at Chelsea Piers! Watch the video below or on BroadwayWorld.com.

Mattea Conforti (Matilda) has joined the cast of a new animated Sprout show! Find out more in her post with a castmate below:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, School of Rock, Tuck Everlasting, and She Loves Me!









Lucille Lortel Nominations Announced, Emma Howard and Jaidyn Young’s 54 Below Cabaret TONIGHT, and more!

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The Lucille Lortel nominations have been announced! Congratulations to the companies of First Daughter Suite, Iowa, Lazarus, Mother Courage and Her Children, and Women Without Men, who were all nominated! Additionally, Sophia Anne Caruso (The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) received her second Lucille Lortel nomination, this time for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical for Lazarus! Check out the list of YBAN nominations HERE, and check out the full list on Playbill.com.

“Together At Last,” Emma Howard (Matilda, Violet) and Jaidyn Young‘s (Annie) cabaret show, comes to 54 Below tonight! Get more information on 54Below.com, and congrats to Emma and Jaidyn!

The cast recording of On Your Feet is set for an April 29th release! Get more information on Broadway.com.

Check out the first production pictures from The Crucible on TheaterMania.com!

Get your tickets now for When I Grow Up at the Triad on April 2nd and 4th! More information HERE.

Dante Melucci has announced that he will play his final performance in School of Rock on May 8th. Go see him while you can, and get more information in his Instagram post below:


Hi all, I wanted to let everyone know that my final performance with "School of Rock: The Musical" will take place on Sunday, May 8. I've aged out of the role and so it's time for me to go. While I'm saddened at the thought of not taking the stage as the Freddy I created for the Broadway stage, I find comfort in the fact that it has been an amazing, almost impossible ride over the past year. I'm looking forward to what lies ahead for me. Thank you to everyone for sharing in this experience and for all your support and love over these past 12 months. You've helped make it a more complete experience for me. I've grown physically, for sure, but mostly I've matured into a kid who's fast learning about himself and what he's capable of. And for that, I'm forever grateful. Dante

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Hayden Wall (Soul Doctor) went on for James in School of Rock last night! Here he is before the show:


On as James tonight! 3rd role is a charm.

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Matilda, Fun Home, and School of Rock!




Lucille Lortel Nominations Announced, Sophia Anne Caruso Receives 2nd Nomination!

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The 2016 Lucille Lortel Award nominations have been announced! 14 year old Sophia Anne Caruso has been nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical for her performance in Lazarus! She received a nomination last year for her performance in The Nether. Take a look at our featured shows’ nominations below or you can view the full list at Playbill.com. Congratulations to everyone involved!

First Daughter Suite (feat. Carly Tamer)
-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical (2x)
-Outstanding Costume Design

Iowa (feat. Kolette Tetlow)
-Outstanding Musical
-Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Lazarus (feat. Sophia Anne Caruso)
-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical
-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical

Mother Courage and Her Children (feat. Deandre Sevon)
-Outstanding Revival

Women Without Men (feat. Shannon Harrington, Alexa Shae Niziak, Beatrice Tulchin)
-Outstanding Revival
-Outstanding Costume Design