EVERYBODY Extends Run, Alexa Valentino Receives President’s Volunteer Service Award, and more!

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Everybody has extended its run Off-Broadway at the Signature Theatre! Congrats! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Congratulations to Alexa Valentino (Number the Stars), who has received the President’s Volunteer Service Award from Barack Obama for her anti-bullying efforts! Check out these pictures:

Congrats to Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), who guest starred on “Evil Lives Here” over the weekend!


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Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) will star as Julie in the upcoming American Girl film “An American Girl Story – Ivy & Julie 1976: A Happy Balance”! Congrats, Hannah!


Check out a sneak peek from the cast of Amelie on Broadway.com!

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

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Gabby Gutierrez, Jim Kaplan, and Gregory Diaz IV Join MATILDA on Tour, and more!

Congratulations to Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock), Jim Kaplan (The King and I), and Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), who have all joined the national tour of Matilda! Gabby returns to the role of Matilda, which she played in the original cast of the US Tour, while Jim will play Eric and Greg, who was a swing in the Broadway cast, will play Tommy!

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

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NEW YORK SPECTACULAR To Return Spring 2018, ANNIE WARBUCKS Coming Off-Broadway, and more!

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New York Spectacular will take a year off and return to Radio City Music Hall in Spring 2018! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Annie Warbucks, presented by Kids of the Arts, will play Off-Broadway in August! Find out more HERE.

Jersey Sullivan (School of Rock) and Rachel Katzke (School of Rock) took part in a photo shoot in honor of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s four currently-running Broadway shows, along with stars from Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, and Sunset Boulevard! Check it out on Playbill.com.

You can get front row tickets for Sunday in the Park with George for $41! Get more information on Playbill.com.

You can get emojis of School of Rock stars Evie Dolan, Brandon Niederauer, Luca Padovan (Newsies), and more by getting the new Andrew Lloyd Webber stickers app! Download it HERE and take a look at the emojis below:

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) now has a cooking channel! Watch her bake cinnamon rolls in the first video below, and check out a video of Ella baking snickerdoodle cookies with Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables) in the second video:

Jaden Waldman (Ragtime on Ellis Island) has booked a voiceover project! Here he is in the studio:

Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) will guest star on a future Tyler Mount vlog! Find out more:


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

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ON YOUR FEET To Launch National Tour, “Nella the Princess Knight” Premiered Yesterday, and more!

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A national tour of On Your Feet will launch in October 2017! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Congratulations to Akira Golz (Matilda) on the premiere of “Nella the Princess Knight,” which aired yesterday and in which Akira voices the title role! Check out her interview with People.com.

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) is doing a show in Connecticut! Get more information HERE.

Here’s a cute promo for the final two days of Matildapalooza at 54 Below, February 16th and 17th!

Nicole Wildy (Dream Street) has been cast in the one-night-only concert of Boy Meets Girl! Find out more:

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) is now appearing in a commercial for Pace Salsa! Watch it below:


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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, The Mother of Invention, Waitress, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, and the Broadway kid panels at BroadwayCon!

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Win Free Tickets to CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Landon Maas Joins KINKY BOOTS Tour, and more!

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Find out more about a contest to win free tickets to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on BroadwayWorld.com!

Congratulations to Landon Maas (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who has booked the national tour of Kinky Boots!

Here’s a first look at Season 2 of “Stranger Things” with Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King)! You can catch an exclusive teaser during the Super Bowl this Sunday!

Simone Vysnovsky (Dream Street) appeared on “Good Morning America” yesterday! Here’s a picture:


Check out production photos from The Mother of Invention on BroadwayWorld.com!

The Lucille Lortel Awards are set for May 7th, and the nominations will be announced on April 4th! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Today, “The Comedian,” with Savvy Crawford (Amelie, A Little Princess), hits theaters! Congrats, Savvy!

Matildapalooza, a reunion concert of all the Broadway Matildas, returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below tonight! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Watch Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) on “The Harry Connick Jr. Show”!

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

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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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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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Matthew Gumley in “For Real” and “Block Island,” Pictures from SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Former Broadway kid Matthew Gumley (Elf, The Addams Family, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast) will be seen next in “For Real” and “Block Island”! Get more information his IMDb page.

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

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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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FALSETTOS Cast to Perform at Barnes & Noble, Vote for Gaten Matarazzo in the Shorty Awards, and more!

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Anthony Rosenthal and his Falsettos co-stars will perform at Barnes & Noble to celebrate the release of their cast album! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Vote for Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) in the Shorty Awards HERE!

Congratulations to Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), who has joined Matilda on tour!

Cate Elefante (Waitress) chats with The Broadway Wiz about her Broadway role HERE!

Alexa Shae Niziak (Women Without Men, Matilda, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, A Christmas Story), as well as Godspell Cast of 2032 alum Montana Byrne, has booked a web series! Find out more:

Alumni Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Sofia Roma Rubino (School of Rock, Matilda), and Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables) are part of the School of Rock promo team! Watch a recent performance here:

Watch the Broadway Matildas perform “When I Grow Up” at Matildapalooza in the video below!

Happy National Equity Swing Day! We honor all past and present Broadway kid swings, like Ellie Kim, Paul Luke Bonenfant, Ava Della Pietra, and Jason Kisare, pictured below at School of Rock!

Our founder Lindsay hung out with Rileigh McDonald (Matilda) in LA last night and had a blast! Here they are together:

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

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