Please welcome Ava Briglia, who makes her Matilda debut today in the show’s title role! Congratulations, Ava! Here she is with former Matilda Fina Strazza:
Megan Trageser (Dream Street) and Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) appeared on “Saturday Night Live” last night in this sketch!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Disaster!, Dream Street, The Sound of Music LIVE, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, Waitress, Fun Home, Finding Neverland, The King and I, Matilda, Tuck Everlasting, and School of Rock!
Thank you all for a successful 2015! Our website turned 5 and 24 new productions opened this year and passed through our website, one of which won the Tony for Best Musical. And one of our very own was honored with a Tony nomination! Here are some personal highlights from the year: the Tony Awards and our staff members meeting so many alumni! We are so grateful for all of the alumni, parents, and fans who support us. This year was incredible. Thank you and happy new year!
Read Jeremy T. Villas‘s post below to find out when your last chances to see him as Young Lola in Kinky Boots are!
Oona Laurence (Matilda) will no longer be participating in the Broadway kid panel at BroadwayCon–BUT, a new guest is TBA! Check out Cabaret for a Cause‘s post below to find out more:
Congratulations to Jersey Sullivan, who went on as Freddy in School of Rock last night! Here he is with his castmates:
Our Broadway and Off-Broadway shows made a couple of this year’s Best of Theatre lists! In Entertainment Weekly, The King and I is 9th, The Audience is 5th, and Fun Home is 2nd. Time Magazine ranks Lazarus (11th), Finding Neverland (9th), The King and I (4th) among its list. Congratulations, everyone! You can view the full lists at Time.com and EW.com.
The kids of School of Rock and Ruthless! were featured in different articles today! Take a look at the links below.
Lots of opportunities this month to see our past and current kids in action! Kids from Fun Home, Sound of Music LIVE, and more will perform with This Way 2 Broadway, a showcase after a culmination of workshops, for young actors on Monday night (Dec. 14th) at 6pm at Symphony Space! More details can be found at BroadwayWorld.com. Then on Dec. 18th-19th, kids from Motown and Dream Street will perform in Evergreen at Prospect Theatre Company! Get your tickets at ProspectTheatre.org.
Go behind-the-scenes of Ruthless! and watch Tori Murray prep for the stage by watching the video below:
And here are more pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, School of Rock, King and I, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Matilda, Fun Home, Lazarus, and Dream Street!
Happy Birthday to Jorge Vega (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)! We hope your day was wonderful.
More casting for Radio City Christmas Spectacular has been announced! Kayla Mak returns as one of the Claras and Jack Mastrianni (A Christmas Story) and Jack Broderick (Matilda) will join Sawyer Nunes as one of the Patricks. Congratulations, everyone!
Sam Chuck (Les Miserables) will take part as Little Jake in New York City Center’s Annie Get Your Gun with Megan Hilty! Performances are Oct. 27-28, 2015. More info can be found at NYCityCenter.org. Congrats, Sam!
The first production photos for Before Your Very Eyes are now on BroadwayWorld.com! Take a look.
Poster art for “Coat of Many Colors” (feat. Hannah Nordberg of Little Miss Sunshine) is now online! Take a look below. The TV movie will air Dec. 9th on NBC at 9/10c (click on it for a full image).
The Lion King will record new production footage in honor of their 18th anniversary and they’re inviting the public to attend! Filming will take place on Oct. 30th. Attendees should arrive by 12:30pm to begin at 1pm. Filming will last for 3-4 hours. To RSVP, visit TheLionKing.com/CircleOfLife.
Watch a brand new montage from First Daughter Suite feat. Carly Tamer below!
And here are more pictures from the kids of Tuck Everlasting, Finding Neverland, Dream Street, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Fun Home, Matilda, School of Rock, and Kinky Boots!
Congratulations to Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man), who has booked an episode of “Unraveled” on Discovery ID! Tahlia’s episode will probably air in the new year. Have fun on set, Tahlia!
If you’re in the Los Angeles area, come meet Emma Howard (Violet, Matilda) at Dockweiler State Beach on November 8th as part of a meet and greet at iDance4aCURE! Get more information in the Facebook post below:
Congratulations to Jorge Vega (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who has booked a new film called “Paterson”! Here’s a picture of Jorge with the director, Jim Jarmusch!
We need bios and headshots for our Before Your Very Eyes page! Please send us any that you may have through our Contact page HERE!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Gray Man, Fun Home, Before Your Very Eyes, Dream Street, The Lion King, School of Rock, and Matilda!
Congratulations to Shahadi Wright Joseph, who after departing The Lion King in the near future, will join the company of School of Rock! Check out her announcement and some of her last few pictures at The Lion King below:
Check out this production picture from Lyrics for Life, featuring kids from Dream Street, Number the Stars, and Once!
And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Fun Home, Matilda, Finding Neverland, Les Miserables, Kinky Boots, and The King and I!
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