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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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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HOLIDAY INN Closes, “The Son” to Premiere April 8th, and more!

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Happy Trails to Morgan Gao and the company of Holiday Inn, which played its final performance today. We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Morgan!

“The Son,” featuring Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), will premiere on April 8th at 9/8c on AMC! Get more details on Deadline.com.

Congratulations to Rachel Quiner (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who joins Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) in “The Greatest Showman on Earth”! Find out more:


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

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HOLIDAY INN Livestream on BroadwayHD Tonight, Pictures from CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, and more!

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Tonight is the Holiday Inn livestream! Be sure to get your passes at BroadwayHD.com.

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

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YBAN at AMELIE Pre-Broadway Tryout, “Just Add Magic” Season 2 Streaming Now, and more!

YBAN’s Lindsay caught the pre-Broadway tryout of Amelie last night in L.A.! She says New York is in for a treat!

Season 2 of “Just Add Magic,” featuring Judah Bellamy (Matilda, The Lion King), is streaming on Amazon now! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

The Tampa Bay Times wrote a sweet article about Ryan Foust‘s journey to Broadway with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! Read it on TampaBay.com.

Seth Steinberg (If I Forget) talked to the Chicago Tribune about studying at the Actors Training Center! Check out the article HERE.

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) will perform at the Young Entertainers Awards on March 19th! Find out more:


And here are pictures from the kids of If I Forget, Waitress, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

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