AMELIE Begins Previews, Sneak Peek of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, and more!

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Congratulations to the company of Amelie, which began previews last night! Also, Amelie will get a cast album; get more information including release dates on Playbill.com.

Watch the stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory give a sneak peek of their show on BroadwayWorld.com or below!

Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea, Les Miserables) will sing the National Anthem at Madison Square Garden tomorrow night! Check out a picture of him getting ready below. Also, Athan talked to NYCastings.com about his role in A Bronx Tale!


Easter Bonnet will return in April! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Watch Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) guest star on the Tyler Mount Vlog on Playbill.com!

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

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Bailey Ryon to Teach Workshop in New Jersey, “The Americans” Returns Tonight, and more!

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Bailey Ryon (Matilda) will teach a workshop in New Jersey! Get more details HERE.

Tonight at 8pm was the return of “The Americans,” featuring Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot)! Check out the trailer for Season 5:

Hudson Loverro spoke to Pix11 about A Bronx Tale! Check out the interview on Pix11.com. Also, the cast album of A Bronx Tale will be released digitally on March 24th! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Jasper Newell has joined the cast of Samara, opening at Soho Rep in April! Get more details on SohoRep.org.

Vote for Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and “Stranger Things” in the Shorty Awards HERE!

Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda) has booked a Christmas movie! Here she is on set:


So happy to be filming a super fun and heartwarming movie #film #Christmasmovie #actresslife

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Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) will be on for Marcy in School of Rock on March 22nd at 2pm and for Katie (her debut in this role!) on March 24th at 8pm. Go see her if you can!


Keep your eyes peeled for an upcoming Waitress commercial featuring Ella Dane Morgan! Here’s a look at it:


Watch Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) return to “Saturday Night Live” in this sketch!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Everybody, School of Rock, On Your Feet, Amelie, Anastasia, The Lion King, Miss Saigon, Kinky Boots, BroadwayCon, Kids’ Night On Broadway, and Matildapalooza!

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Jillian Lebling’s Short Film To Play San Francisco, TheaterMania’s Kids’ Night On Broadway Pictures, and more!

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“Sleeptalker,” a short film written, directed, produced, and edited by and featuring Jillian Lebling (Once) will be shown in San Francisco this month! Congrats, Jillian! Get more information on AlbanyFilmFest.org.

Check out pictures from Kids’ Night On Broadway on TheaterMania.com!

Congratulations to Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos), and young theater critic Iain Armitage, who all made YesBroadway.org’s Top 40 Under 40 list! Check it out on YesBroadway.org.

And here are pictures from the kids of Waitress, School of Rock, The Lion King, Kinky Boots, Anastasia, On Your Feet, and BroadwayCon!

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MISS SAIGON Begins Previews, YBAN Alumni Take Part in DIARY OF A WIMPY KID Reading, and more!

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Break a leg to the company of Miss Saigon on their first preview tonight!

Several of our alumni took part in a recent reading of Diary of a Wimpy Kid! Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story), Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), David Rosenthal (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), and Jeremy T. Villas (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots) were among the young actors who took part. Check out pictures:

Take a look at photo coverage from Kids’ Night On Broadway last night on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch Mimi Ryder (Matilda) and Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I) in this new Sprout commercial!

Here’s Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting) in a music video for “Good Girl Winnie Foster”!

Congrats to Avey Noble (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who has booked “What Would You Do?”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, On Your Feet, Anastasia, The Lion King, Waitress, Sunday in the Park with George, Kinky Boots, and lots of other Broadway kids, including media from last night’s Kids’ Night On Broadway events!

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IF I FORGET Begins Previews, Mavis Simpson-Ernst and Laurissa Romain at 54 Below Tonight, and more!

Happy first preview to the company of If I Forget at Roundabout Theatre Company!

Tonight, Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Laurissa Romain (South Pacific), and others will sing Demi Lovato at Feinstein’s/54 Below! Get tickets HERE.

Watch alumna Rozi Baker (Mary Poppins, Shrek, Bonnie & Clyde) sing backup on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Waitress, The Lion King, On Your Feet, and Matilda!

 

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“Stranger Things” Wins SAG Ensemble Award, Shahadi Wright Joseph to Host Winter Blaze, and more!

“Stranger Things,” featuring alumni Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), took home the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series last night! Congrats, guys! Also, here are Gaten and Caleb meeting the press backstage at the SAG Awards:


Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) will host Winter Blaze at Harlem School of the Arts! Get more details:


Watch the cast of On Your Feet sing “Seasons of Love”!

Here’s Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) in his vlog from the third and final day of this year’s BroadwayCon!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Waitress, The Lion King, and lots of our alumni at BroadwayCon!

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Mattea Marie Conforti Joins SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, Peyton Royce Lusk Guest Stars on “The Affair,” and more!

Congratulations to Mattea Marie Conforti (Matilda), who has joined the cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Congrats to Peyton Royce Lusk (Falsettos), who guest starred on “The Affair” last night!

The Shapiro Sisters, Abigail (Liberty, Grinch) and Milly (Charlie Brown, Matilda), will sing at Feinstein’s/54 Below with Broadway Against Bullying! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out a picture of the full cast of The Mother of Invention on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch the curtain call from last Saturday’s 8000th performance of The Lion King below!

Shannon Harrington (Women Without Men) is now appearing in a Verizon commercial! Watch it below:

Check out this promo for “The Americans,” featuring Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot)!

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

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THE LION KING Plays 8000th Performance Tonight, “Beaches” Remake on Lifetime Tonight, and more!

Congratulations to the company of The Lion King, which played its 8000th performance last night! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Tonight, the “Beaches” remake featuring Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story) and Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) aired at 8pm on Lifetime! Congrats!

Colin Critchley (New York Spring Spectacular, Waiting for Godot, Kinky Boots) will be seen in the upcoming films “Breaking Brooklyn” and “Life Now, Life Then”! Get more details on his IMDb page.

Congrats to Isabella Russo (The Mother of Invention, School of Rock), who has booked an NBC pilot! Find out more on Deadline.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Everybody, On Your Feet, and Waitress!

 

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Video from “Matildapalooza,” “The Americans” to Premiere March 5th, and more!

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Watch the Broadway Matildas sing “You Matter To Me” at “Matildapalooza” on Tumblr!

“The Americans,” starring Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), will premiere March 5th at 10/9c on FX! Get more details on TVSeriesFinale.com.

Nerghiz Sarki (Fiddler on the Roof, Dream Street) shares her Broadway story with Justice in the video below!



Over the weekend, lots of Broadway kids joined together to support PEN America! Here’s Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas) singing the National Anthem at the event:

Here’s a clip from performing the national anthem yesterday!

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BroadwayCon will host two back-to-back Broadway Kid panels! Lineups now include Ava Briglia (Matilda), Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda), Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Heidi Gray (Annie tour), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting), Jake Lucas (The King and I, Newsies), Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, A Christmas Memory, Annie), Allie Trimm (Bye Bye Birdie, 13), Ava Ulloa (Matilda), and Kaci Walfall (The Lion King). Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Lion King, Waitress, and Kinky Boots!

 

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New Vlog from Anthony Rosenthal, Pictures from MATILDA, and more!

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Happy first night of Hanukkah to those who celebrate!

Here’s a new vlog from Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, The Lion King, Waitress, Falsettos, and School of Rock!

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