FUN HOME and RUTHLESS Take Their Final Bows, LYRICS FOR LIFE Raises Awareness Tonight, plus more!

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Happy Trails to the companies of Ruthless! and Fun Home! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you.

TONIGHT: Kids of the Arts presents Lyrics for Life, which will play Symphony Space to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Break a leg, everyone!

TOMORROW: The Cabaret for a Cause kids will sing at Pier 36 to commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11. Performances will take place at 9am and 11am. Performers include Sophia Gennusa (Matilda), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Sophie Koski, Ellie Poon (A Christmas Story tour), Sam Poon (The King and I), William Poon (The King and I), Joshua Turchin (A Christmas Story tour). Get more info HERE.

Join Ava Briglia, Aviva Winick, and Willow McCarthy (Matilda) at Strand Bookstore in NYC for a performance, a reading, and a craft on Sept. 13th! The fun starts at 11am. And it’s free!

In case you missed the cast of The Lion King at Broadway Sessions, you’re in luck! You can catch the full FB livestream of the event down below:

The You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown kids will take the stage at TheatreMania’s block party tomorrow at 2:30pm. See why they’re excited about the block party at TheatreMania.com!

Today, Luca Padovan and Isabella Russo (School Of Rock) took over Broadway Box’s Instagram for the day! We’ll have pix from their takeover here tomorrow.

Fiddler on the Roof will have a slightly different schedule this October! Get more details at TheatreMania.com.

Congrats to Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man) who appeared on “Unraveled” this week on Investigation Discovery. Video is coming soon! In the mean time, take a look at these pix below!

Here’s another video from Elsie Fest with Stranger Things‘s Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables) singing “Fugue for Tinhorns”!

And here are more pictures and video from the kids of The Lion King, The Layover, School of Rock, Fun Home, and Matilda!


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“Bad Moms” Release, TRIP OF LOVE To Close, and more!

trip-of-love Unfortunately, Trip of Love will close on August 7th. Go see it while you can! Get tickets at TripOfLove.com

Congrats to Oona Laurence (Matilda) whose film “Bad Moms” comes out today! We are so proud of you! Check out the trailer below:

And here are more pictures and video from the kids of New York Spectacular, Falsettos, Motown, School of Rock, Tink, and Fun Home!











RADIO CITY Ballerinas To Return, LIBERTY To Close, and more!

Alexandra Hoffman Rachel QuinerCongrats to Alexandra Hoffman and Rachel Quiner who will reprise the role of Clara at this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular! More casting to come. Congrats, girls!

Unfortunately, Liberty will play its last performance on July 24th. See it while you can!

Congrats to Ruthless! which recently celebrated its 1-year anniversary!

Sophie Knapp (Once) has booked a short film called “Wishful Whiskers”! More details to come. Congrats, Sophie!

It is confirmed that the entire cast of Fun Home will perform a benefit concert in Orlando! On July 24th, the entire company will perform at Dr. Phillips Center to benefit Equality Florida. For more information, go to TheStageReview.net.

Video from the Teen Mash Mob (with Evie Dolan and Brandon Niederauer of School of Rock) is now up on YouTube! Watch below:

Alexandria Suarez (On Your Feet) was interviewed on Univision recently! Take a look at the full interview at Univision.com

And here are more pictures from the kids of Finding Neverland, Motown, School Of Rock, Matilda, New York Spectacular, and Trip of Love!





Dylan Boyd makes NEVERLAND Debut, SHE LOVES ME Cast Album out now, and more!

Dylan Boyd Hayden Wall Congrats to Dylan Boyd who made his Broadway debut in Finding Neverland! Here he is with Hayden Wall (School of Rock) who cheered him on on his opening night.

The She Loves Me cast album is out now! Go get it at Amazon.com.

Congrats to Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth) who has booked a short film! More details to come.

Josh Colley and Mavis Simpson-Ernst appeared on SIRIUS XM radio tonight to talk about You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown. We’ll let you know if we find a link for that interview!

Fun Home is taking submissions for its fan compliation “Ring of Keys” video! You have until June 15th (which is quickly approaching). Get all the details at FunHomeBroadway.com. In case you missed the cast of Fun Home singing “Ring of Keys” with their Sing of Hope piano, you can watch it below!

Get a sneak peek at tomorrow’s Tony Awards with the cast of Fiddler on the Roof!

Take a look at the School of Rock watching their co-star Alex Brightman receive his Sardi’s caricature!

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






GiaNina Paolantonio’s Birthday, Brooklyn Shuck to Join LES MIS, and more!

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Happy Birthday to GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda)! We hope you had a great day.

Brooklyn Shuck (Annie, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda) will join Les Miserables at the end of the month in the ensemble as well as cover Young Cosette and Young Eponine. Congrats, Brooklyn!

Carly Gendell (School Of Rock) will take over the School of Rock Instagram account at their Tonys party right after the ceremony! Go check them out at https://www.instagram.com/sormusical/. Also in School of Rock news, the kids were featured in an article in a Variety article about kids on Broadway. Read it HERE.

The current lineup of Cabaret for a Cause is below! A full cast announced is to come on Monday.

Lots of alumni news! Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda) booked a Rap Game promo for Lifetime and you can find behind-the-scenes photos from that at her FB page. Stephen Sayegh (A Little Princess) appeared on the most recent episode of “Inside Amy Schumer” on Comedy Central! We will have video soon. And lastly, the trailer for “Stranger Things”, feat. Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables) is out now! Watch below:

The cast of On Your Feet will perform at A Capitol Fourth, a 4th of July celebration on PBS, on July 4th at 8pm! The full line-up can be found at BroadwayWorld.com.

Josh Colley and Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) appeared on NY1 to promote their show! Watch the interview at NY1.com.

The kids of School Of Rock watched their co-star Alex Brightman receive his Sardi’s carciature! Check out photo coverage over at TheatreMania.com.

Check out video of the kids of Fun Home helping to paint the Fun Home-themed Sing for Hope piano!

And here are more pictures from the kids of Les Miserables, She Loves Me, Matilda, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, New York Spring Spectacular, On Your Feet, The King and I, and Waitress!















Outer Critics Circle Nominations Announced, FUN HOME Celebrates 1 Year, and more!

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The Outer Critics Circle nominations were announced today! Check out post about that (especially because two of our featured kids were nominated this morning). Read more HERE.

Fun Home celebrated its 1-year anniversary today! Take a look at the special video below:

Tonight, tune in to the CW at 9/8c to see “Containment” featuring Zachary Unger (Newsies, Big Fish, Chaplin). Way to go, Zachary! Here’s a sneak peek:

Radio City Christmas Spectacular is holding an open call for girls ages 10-14 for the role of Clara on May 26th at 4pm at Radio City. Get all the information you need at RadioCity.com.

A new episode of “Forever 17”, the Broadway.com from Tuck Everlasting, is now up! Watch the cast talk about their backstage rituals below:

In case you missed it, Isabella Russo (School of Rock) recently gave a speech for BC/EFA after a performance of School of Rock this other night. Watch below!

 

 


Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables) will guest star on “Sesame Street” along with Douglas Baldeo (Kinky Boots). Take a look at a behind-the-scenes picture below:


Lots of alumni news! Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot) appeared in a SNL sketch over the weekend, which was cut for time but you can watch it below. Also, Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) was featured on News 12 for her song “Free 2 Luv”. And Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars) will play Molly in the international tour of Annie this summer! You can find links for all of the above below:

 

 

And here are more pictures and video from the kids of School of Rock, A Little Princess, She Loves Me, King and I, Finding Neverland, Matilda, and Tuck Everlasting!





SCHOOL OF ROCK Understudies This Week, Alexandria Suarez Collabs on YouTube, and more!

Congrats to Shahadi Wright Joseph (School of Rock) who is on for Tomika tomorrow (6th) and the 7th! Go see her if you can!

Alexandria Suarez (On Your Feet) collabed with Tyler Mount in his latest video! Watch below:

TOMORROW (April 6th) Baylee Littrell (Disaster!) will take over Backstage.com’s Instagram account. Be sure to follow them at @backstagecast!

Joshua Colley (Les Miserables, Newsies), Douglas Baldeo (Kinky Boots), and Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies) performed at Monday night’s Miscast 2016 gala! We’ll have video soon but here is a picture below:

And here are more pictures from the kids of Annie, Matilda, Fun Home, Disaster!, School of Rock, She Loves Me, Les Miserables, and On Your Feet!











New SMOKEFALL Pictures, MOTOWN Tickets On Sale, and more!

New production photos from Smokefall (feat. Taylor Richardson) are now online! Check out the MCC FB page for more.

Motown tickets are now on sale! Get your tickets for the summer return at Ticketmaster.com.

And here are more pictures and video from the kids of School of Rock, Matilda, Tuck Everlasting, The Lion King, A Room Of My Own, Fun Home, Women Without Men, and Kinky Boots!