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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RUTHLESS! Cast Album Out, Meliki Hurd in Foot Locker Commercial, and more!

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The Ruthless! cast album is here! Get it on iTunes:

Be on the lookout for Meliki Hurd (Matilda) in a new Foot Locker commercial!

Some of the kids of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown spread holiday cheer all across Broadway! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

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

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FALSETTOS Cast Album Comes Out Overnight, Bobbi MacKenzie on “The Wendy Williams Show” Today, and more!

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Surprise! Falsettos pulled a Beyoncé and dropped their cast album overnight! You can get it on iTunes now. Get more details on Playbill.com.

Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) appeared on “The Wendy Williams Show” today! Find out more in her Facebook post:

Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) appears in this video with content creator Lilly Singh, aka IISuperwomanII!

Congratulations to Mehret Marsh (The Lion King), who appeared on “What Would You Do?” last night! Here she is on set:

#Repost @johnquinones ・・・ Tonight's the big night!!! WWYD's Holiday Special. 10 PM, ET. ABC. Good to be back!!!

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And here are pictures from the kids of On Your Feet, A Bronx Tale, Falsettos, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and The Lion King!

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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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NEWSIES Tickets and Trailer Now Available, Gabby Gutierrez to Depart SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Tickets for Newsies in movie theaters are now on sale! Get more details on Playbill.com. Also, watch the trailer below or on People.com!

Gabby Gutierrez will play her final performance in School of Rock on December 11th, along with Luca Padovan (Newsies). Go see them soon!

Shahadi Wright Joseph and her Hairspray Live castmates talked about the relevance of their show in the Los Angeles Daily News!

Check out the newest video from Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos)!

The pre-Broadway dates for Frozen are set! Find out more details on Playbill.com.

Watch the full Newsboys Variety Show from last night featuring several Newsies alumni!

Leon C. Outlaw Jr. (Motown) will guest star on “Blue Bloods” this Friday! Get more information:

Congratulations to Ellie Kim (Dream Street), who recently made her official Broadway debut in School of Rock!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, The Lion King, Hairspray Live, Falsettos, Waitress, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

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A BRONX TALE Opening Night Photo Coverage, Gypsy of the Year Performers Announced, and more!

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Check out photo coverage from opening night of A Bronx Tale on Broadway.com, Playbill.com, and TheaterMania.com! Also, check out BroadwayWorld’s photos of opening night bows and the after party!

Fiddler on the Roof, The Lion King, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Waitress, and some of the Falsettos stars will all perform and appear at this year’s Gypsy of the Year competition on December 5th and 6th! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Check out the current leading ladies of Matilda chatting about Broadway with former child actor and Tony Award winner Daisy Eagan (The Secret Garden) below or on TheaterMania.com!

Leah, The Forsaken will open Off-Broadway in February! Find out more on MetropolitanPlayhouse.org.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Hairspray Live, School of Rock, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

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BroadwayCon Kid Panel Announced, HAIRSPRAY LIVE Press Photos, and more!

The participants on the Kids of Broadway panel for BroadwayCon have been announced! Ava Briglia (Matilda), Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Heidi Gray (Annie tour), Jake Lucas (The King and I, Newsies), Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory), and Allie Trimm (13, Bye Bye Birdie) will all be panelists. Find out more on Playbill.com or in the Instagram below:

Check out pictures from the Hairspray Live press junket on Hollywood.com!

The kids of Broadway recorded a song to promote anti-bullying! More details to come; here’s a picture of them in the recording studio:

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) will release a holiday EP! Find out more:

It's that time of the year! So, let's share some music and joy with the whole family! My debut holiday mini- EP, LOVE FOR THE HOLIDAYS is available for pre-order on iTUNES 11/24 THANKSGIVING DAY! Full release date on December 8th!! #lovefortheholidays Photo by @madworksphoto @kevinajoseph @sormusical @microbloggingchloe @abrightmonster @jerseysullivan @thejeannieshow @natalielewisdesign @treywhitfieldschool @madworksphoto @cojomoto @youngbwaynews @akilaworksongs @fairweatherfaces @magickaleva @andrewlloydwebber @aclassactny @adowaohenma @adriandances @arianagrande @jennaortega @aubreylynch @officialsierraboggess @maddiebaillio @thebobbimackenzie @lightskinn_simba @luke_bonenfant @briannhira @bwayserves @gilglenn @photobloggingdee @douglasbaldeo @jeroboamb @realestatetray @funeral_fab @blackgirlsrock @officialbroadwayworld @brunomars @lumumbabandele @beyonce

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

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