CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY to Tour in 2018, Tony Award Nominations Announced Tomorrow, and more!

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is heading out on tour in 2018! Get more details on Playbill.com.

You can watch the Tony Award nominations announcement tomorrow morning at 8:30am EST, 5:30am PST! Find out more on TonyAwards.com.

Check out Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) with their “Stranger Things” castmates in the next issue of Emmy Magazine! Read it on People.com.

Take a peek at a two-show day at Amelie on Playbill.com!

Congrats to Lexi Underwood (The Lion King), who guest starred on “Walk the Prank” last weekend! Find out more:


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

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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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MISS SAIGON To Offer Actors’ Fund Performance, NEWSIES To Be Released Digitally, and more!

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Miss Saigon will offer an Actors’ Fund performance! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Newsies will be released digitally on May 23rd! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Tunes in Times Square returns next month featuring lots of kids! Our alumni and current kids set to perform include Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock), Chloé Bryan (School of Rock), Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I), Lilyana Cornell (Everybody, Les Miserables), Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock), Evie Dolan (School of Rock), Bonale Fambrini (The King and I), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots), Christie Kim (The King and I), Hudson Loverro (A Bronx Tale), Diego Lucano (School of Rock), Mehret Marsh (The Lion King), Dante Melucci (School of Rock), Tyrah Skye Odoms (Annie), Madeleine Pace (Once), Anthony Pierini (Big Fish, Mary Poppins), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), William Poon (The King and I), Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins), Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia), Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess, Mary Poppins), Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Milly Shapiro (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Matilda), Walden Sullivan (School of Rock), Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin), Zach Thomas (The Lion King), Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), Annabelle Wachtel (School of Rock), and Timothy Yang (The King and I). Get more details on MagicalMusic.org.

There are now new Waitress highlights featuring Cate Elefante! Watch them on BroadwayWorld.com.

Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) appeared on “Henry Danger” last weekend! Watch the full episode HERE with a cable login, and check out a photo below!

Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) will guest star on “Odd Mom Out”! Air date TBA. Find out more in his Facebook post:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Amelie, School of Rock, Anastasia, Sunday in the Park with George, and Waitress!


New Block of Tickets Available for ON YOUR FEET, Photo Coverage of “My Favorite Things” Cabaret, and more!

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A new block of tickets has been released for On Your Feet! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

A Class Act NY presented a “My Favorite Things” cabaret on Monday night, hosted by William Poon (The King and I) and GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) and featuring performances by lots of kids including alumni Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), Julia Lipsztein (Dream Street), Nili Kepets (Dream Street), and Danielle Becht (Dream Street). Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com!

Some of our alumni are set to participate in De Novo on March 24th, a cabaret put together by Little by Little, an organization founded by Raquel Wallace (Dream Street)! Performers include Nerghiz Sarki (Fiddler on the Roof, Dream Street), Madison Zamor (Dream Street, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), and Mateo Lizcano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular). Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!

Mehret Marsh (The Lion King), Nicholas L. Ashe (Choir Boy), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, A Little Princess, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), Angeli Negron (Les Miserables), Luka Kain (South Pacific), and others are set to sing at 54 Below on June 4th for Kidz Theater! Find out more on 54Below.com.

Tune into “Henry Danger” tonight at 8pm to catch Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) make an appearance! Find out more:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Amelie, The Lion King, Waitress, Sunday in the Park with George, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and On Your Feet!


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THE LIGHT YEARS Opens at Playwrights Horizons, Special Snow Day Ticket Offer for A BRONX TALE, and more!

Happy opening to the company of The Light Years at Playwrights Horizons! Break a leg!

We will keep you updated on any Broadway or Off-Broadway schedule changes with the upcoming blizzard! For now, we have a special ticket offer from A Bronx Tale for March 14th and 15th! Get more details in the Facebook post below:

Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) guest starred on “Henry Danger” last weekend! You can see her on the show again this Saturday at 8pm on Nick, and check out a clip below:

 

Look out for Suri Chen (Miss Saigon) in the Summer 2017 Children’s Place lookbook!

Check out Jeremy Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story) in this new clip from the new movie “Going In Style”!

 

Watch Zane King Beers (Macbeth) make an appearance on “Shades of Blue” below or on NBC.com!


Deandre Sevon (Runaways, Mother Courage and Her Children) sang backup for Lorde on “Saturday Night Live”! Watch below:

Watch the brand new trailer for “Transformers” with Isabela Moner (Evita)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Amelie, The Light Years, Waitress, Sunday in the Park with George, On Your Feet, and Anastasia!

 

BroadwayCon 2017 Begins, FALSETTOS at Barnes & Noble Tonight, and more!

It’s the first day of BroadwayCon! Check the banner above to know where you’ll find current and former Broadway kids today.

The cast of Falsettos appeared at Barnes & Noble tonight! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) just finished filming a pilot titled “The Nerd Posse”! Check out pictures on J-14.com.

The cast of On Your Feet will do a benefit for Help Is On The Way Today this Sunday! Find out more on MetropolitanRoom.com.

Did you know Grayson Taylor (New York Spring Spectacular, Mothers and Sons) is an author? You can purchase his books on Amazon.com!

Watch alumni Madeleine Pace (Once) and Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) make cameos on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on NBC.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Falsettos, School of Rock, and Kinky Boots!

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Amadi Chapata’s Birthday, New SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Members, and more!

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Happy birthday to Amadi Chapata (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Amadi!

Congratulations to Ruth Righi and Sammy Ramirez, who both make their Broadway debuts in School of Rock! Find out more:


Yassssssss!!!! So pumped to be apart of the sor fam!!!!! I had the best opening night and will never forget it

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Lots of Broadway kids will appear on “Good Morning America” tomorrow morning at 8:30am with Broadway Shines as a part of GMA’s Warm Coats and Warm Hearts Drive! The coat drive ambassadors include alumni Makenzi Rae Fischbach (Billy Elliot), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), and Mary Stewart Sullivan (Enron, A Little Princess). Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet), Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables), and Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet) are also confirmed to be appearing tomorrow. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here’s the newest trailer for “The Son,” which features Sydney Lucas (Fun Home)!


Chloé Bryan (School of Rock) has joined the staged reading of Once On This Island! She will play Little Ti Moune. Get more details:

Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street) has booked the pilot of “Jambo’s Journey”! She will play the role of Sophia. Find out more:


The kids of School of Rock and Kinky Boots met Bruno Mars and Kevin Costner recently! Check out the pictures on Playbill.com.

The cast of Falsettos will live stream their cast album listening party! Get more information:


Sunday in the Park with George is coming back to Broadway! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Watch the episode of “Blue Bloods” that features Julian Silva (The Lion King) and Leon C. Outlaw Jr. (Motown) on CBS.com!

“Christmas All Over Again,” featuring Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), is out now! Here’s a trailer:

Here’s video of Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) performing at Madison Square Garden!

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

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HAIRSPRAY LIVE Tonight, Photo Coverage from SCHOOL OF ROCK’s One-Year Anniversary, and more!

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Hairspray Live was tonight on NBC! Congratulations to Shahadi Wright Joseph and the cast! We are so proud of you, Shahadi!

YBAN live-Tweeted during Hairspray Live tonight! Check out our Tweets from tonight on @YoungBwayNews!

Check out a feature on Shahadi on JustJared.com! Also, find out who Shahadi used to have a poster of in this video!

Watch Shahadi and her castmates show off their Hairspray Live trivia on EOnline.com!

Check out photo coverage from the celebration of School of Rock‘s one-year anniversary on Playbill.com and Broadway.com!

Watch highlights from Gypsy of the Year, including The Lion King, below!

Nerghiz Sarki will take part in a talkback at Fiddler on the Roof on December 15th! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fiddler on the Roof, Kinky Boots, Hairspray Live, On Your Feet, The Lion King, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Falsettos, and Waitress!

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Bobbi MacKenzie Departs SCHOOL OF ROCK, WAITRESS and FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Up For Grammys, and more!

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Happy Trails to Bobbi MacKenzie, who played her final performance in School of Rock tonight! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Bobbi!

Congratulations to the companies of Waitress and Fiddler on the Roof! Both shows’ albums were nominated for Grammys! Get more details on Billboard.com.

The Crucible and Falsettos landed on the New York Times’ Best Theater of 2016! Check out the full list on NYTimes.com.

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) is in a new commercial for Reese’s! Find out more:


Check out a mini-documentary about School of Rock on Broadway.com!

“The Toycracker,” a mini-musical featuring Isabella Russo (School of Rock), will premiere this Sunday during “Frozen” on ABC at 8pm! Also, look out for this Target ad featuring Isabella in magazines!


Tickets for Kids’ Night On Broadway are available now! Participating shows include A Bronx Tale, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, On Your Feet, School of Rock, and Waitress. Get more information on Playbill.com!

“The Son,” featuring Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), will premiere in March! Watch a trailer:

The first trailer for “Transformers 5,” featuring Isabela Moner (Evita), is out now! Watch it on JustJaredJr.com.

School of Rock celebrates their 1-year anniversary today! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Tori Feinstein (Matilda, How the Grinch Stole Christmas) will remain in Matilda reprising the title role through the end of the show’s run! Get more details in her Instagram post:


I'm so excited!💘💘I'm going to be in Matilda through the end!🎤🎭💃🏻❤️

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Here’s Diego Lucano (School of Rock) and Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) singing “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Hairspray Live, Waitress, Fiddler on the Roof, School of Rock, Falsettos, Kinky Boots, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Matilda!



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Makena Malonso Featured in New York Post, Jingle Jam Performs Tonight, and more!

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Makena Malonso (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is featured in the New York Post! Check out the article on NYPost.com.

Tonight, This Way To Broadway Live: Jingle Jam!, featuring kids including many of our alumni, performed at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theatre! The performance included hosts Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street) and Jamie Mann (Camp Rolling Hills) and performers Trent Kowalik (Billy Elliot), Oscar Williams (Fun Home), Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Adam Dorfman (A Little Princess), George Franklin (A Christmas Story), Rachael McVey (Dream Street), and Julia Lipsztein (Dream Street). Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Our founder Lindsay hung out with Lexi Underwood (The Lion King), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), and Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) in LA yesterday! Here they are together:

Sam Chuck (Les Miserables) has completed his second short film! Find out more in his Instagram post:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, School of Rock, Falsettos, The Lion King, Hairspray Live, On Your Feet, and Matilda!

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