Amaya Braganza’s Birthday, Nicholas Barasch in SHE LOVES ME, and more!

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Happy birthday to Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie)! We hope you had a great day!

Congratulations to Nicholas Barasch (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story), who has been cast as Arpad in the upcoming Broadway revival of She Loves Me at Roundabout Theatre Company! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to Matilda, which celebrates its 1,000th performance tonight! We wish the company “broken legs” for this amazing milestone! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Tonight and tomorrow, the You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown concert, featuring six Broadway kids, performs at 54 Below! Break a leg to all! Get more information on 54Below.com.

Check out pictures from Lyrics for Life rehearsals, featuring kids from The Lion King, The Sound of Music LIVE, Dream Street, and more, below!

And here’s a Lyrics for Life rehearsal video featuring kids from Dream Street!

 

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, Matilda, Les Miserables, The Lion King, Kinky Boots, The King and I, and Finding Neverland!

 

Nathaniel McIntyre’s Birthday, Zane King Beers to Appear on “Broad City,” and more!

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Happy birthday to Nathaniel Logan McIntyre (The Lion King)! We hope you had a great day!

Congratulations to Zane King Beers (Macbeth) who will guest star on an episode of “Broad City” on Comedy Central! We can’t wait to see it!

Congrats also to Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), who have been cast in the Netflix series “Stranger Things”! Get more information on Deadline.com.

Tonight, Rozi Baker (Bonnie & Clyde, Shrek, Mary Poppins) and Matthew Gumley (Elf, The Addams Family, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast) take the stage at Don’t Tell Mama at 9:30 pm! Break lots of legs! You can check out an article about the concert on BroadwayWorld.com.

Congratulations to the company of Matilda, who has won the Broadway Show League Championship! Get more info on BroadwayWorld.com.

Broadway Week is back from September 7th to September 20th, where you can get two-for-one tickets to lots of Broadway shows, including: Aladdin, Amazing Grace, An American in Paris, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Chicago The Musical, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Finding Neverland, Fun Home, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Hand to God, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Jersey Boys, The King and I, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, The Lion King, Matilda the Musical, Old Times, The Phantom of the Opera, Something Rotten!, Spring Awakening, and Wicked. Get more information on Playbill.com!

“She’s Funny That Way,” featuring Jake Lucas (The King and I, Newsies) and Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), is in theaters now! Go see it and support Jake and Sydney!

According to Variety, Oona Laurence (Matilda) is an actor to watch! Check out the video below:

Check out this new press picture featuring the new Matildas: Rileigh McDonald, Mattea Conforti, Alexandra Vlachos, and Mimi Ryder!

Check out this new episode of “Backstage Games” with the boys of Finding Neverland!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Matilda, Dream Street, The King and I, Kinky Boots, and Les Miserables!

 

Christopher Paul Richards’s Birthday, Some Lyrics for Life Cast Members Announced, and more!

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Happy twelfth birthday to Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland)! We hope you had a great day!

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) and Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street) have joined the lineup of Lyrics for Life, a benefit to raise awareness for suicide prevention and mental illness. The rest of the cast is currently TBA! Read more on LyricsForLifeNYC.com!

Check out photo coverage from opening night of Mercury Fur, featuring Bradley Fong, on BroadwayWorld.com and Playbill.com!

The big screen adaptation of Matilda the Musical may begin filming earlier than expected–possibly as early as 2016, instead of the previously speculated 2019! Get more information on Broadway.com.

Sam Poon (The King and I) was featured on Twitter talking about his show and his role in it! Check it out below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Dream Street, Matilda, Les Miserables, and The King and I!