Amadi Chapata’s Birthday, New SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Members, and more!

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Happy birthday to Amadi Chapata (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Amadi!

Congratulations to Ruth Righi and Sammy Ramirez, who both make their Broadway debuts in School of Rock! Find out more:


Yassssssss!!!! So pumped to be apart of the sor fam!!!!! I had the best opening night and will never forget it

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Lots of Broadway kids will appear on “Good Morning America” tomorrow morning at 8:30am with Broadway Shines as a part of GMA’s Warm Coats and Warm Hearts Drive! The coat drive ambassadors include alumni Makenzi Rae Fischbach (Billy Elliot), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), and Mary Stewart Sullivan (Enron, A Little Princess). Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet), Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables), and Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet) are also confirmed to be appearing tomorrow. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here’s the newest trailer for “The Son,” which features Sydney Lucas (Fun Home)!


Chloé Bryan (School of Rock) has joined the staged reading of Once On This Island! She will play Little Ti Moune. Get more details:

Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street) has booked the pilot of “Jambo’s Journey”! She will play the role of Sophia. Find out more:


The kids of School of Rock and Kinky Boots met Bruno Mars and Kevin Costner recently! Check out the pictures on Playbill.com.

The cast of Falsettos will live stream their cast album listening party! Get more information:


Sunday in the Park with George is coming back to Broadway! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Watch the episode of “Blue Bloods” that features Julian Silva (The Lion King) and Leon C. Outlaw Jr. (Motown) on CBS.com!

“Christmas All Over Again,” featuring Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), is out now! Here’s a trailer:

Here’s video of Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) performing at Madison Square Garden!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Hairspray Live, School of Rock, Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, and Fiddler on the Roof!

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“Stranger Things” Nominated for Golden Globe, Isabela Moner in “Soldado,” and more!

“Stranger Things,” featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), has been nominated for a Golden Globe for Best TV Series – Drama! Congrats! Watch a clip of the “Stranger Things” kids freaking out over the nomination below or on EW.com.

Congratulations to Isabela Moner (Evita), who has booked the upcoming film “Soldado”! Get more information:


The interview with Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) will air on Radio Disney on December 21st during the 4:00pm hour! Find out more:


A Time To Shine will perform again in January, featuring, among others, Olivia Fanders (A Little Princess)! The guest hosts of the event will be Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) and Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills). Get more details:


Lots of kids from the Broadway community came together to record Frank Wildhorn and Robin Lerner’s “I Have A Voice” and create a music video in support of No Bully. The songs includes alumni Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables), Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock), Ava Briglia (Matilda), Beada Briglia (Matilda), Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I), Hana Colley (The King and I), Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock), Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), Andrew DiTusa (Liberty, A Little Princess), Evie Dolan (School of Rock), Cole Alex Edelstein (Matilda), Tori Feinstein (Matilda, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Hayley Feinstein (Fiddler on the Roof, A Little Princess), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), James Ignacio (Camp Rolling Hills, The King and I), Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE), Luka Kain (South Pacific), Jim Kaplan (The King and I), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street), Kasey YouMe Lee (The King and I), Diego Lucano (School of Rock), Eliza Holland Madore (Matilda, Once), Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess), Mehret Marsh (The Lion King), Cayen Martin (The Lion King), Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King), Grace Matwijec (Matilda), Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), Dante Melucci (School of Rock), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), Angeli Negron (Les Miserables), Alexa Shae Niziak (Matilda, A Christmas Story, Women Without Men, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda), Mimi Ryder (Matilda), Talia Ryder (Matilda), Milly Shapiro (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Matilda), Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Walden Sullivan (School of Rock), Nicky Torchia (The King and I, Kinky Boots), Ava Ulloa (Matilda), Jonah Verdon (Disaster!), Jeremy T. Villas (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots), Alexandra Vlachos (Matilda), Aviva Winick (Matilda), Rocco Wu (The King and I), Timothy Yang (The King and I), Graydon Peter Yosowitz (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), and Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda). Watch the recording session and the music video and get more information on People.com.

Here’s the full video of “The Toycracker,” featuring Isabella Russo (School of Rock)!

And here are pictures from the kids of Amelie, Dream Street, School of Rock, Hairspray Live, On Your Feet, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress!


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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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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A BRONX TALE Opening Night, Bobbi MacKenzie’s Birthday, and more!

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Happy opening to the company of A Bronx Tale! Break a leg to all!

Happy birthday to Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Bobbi!

The cast of On Your Feet will perform at Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Ellie Kim (Dream Street) made her official Broadway debut this week in School of Rock!

Check out new pictures from Season 2 of “Shadowhunters” starring Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music) on MTV.com!

Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables, The Sound of Music LIVE, Number the Stars) will appear in Joe’s Pub Presents: A Holiday Special! Get more details on IndieWire.com.

Tonight, the boys of Radio City Christmas Spectacular perform at Broadway Sessions! Find out more:

Cate Elefante received an award from Florham Park Schools for balancing school with performing in Waitress! Read an article about it on NewJerseyHills.com.

Tonight, She Loves Me screens in movie theaters across the country! Get tickets on Fandango.com.

Check out these performance videos from Cabaret for a Cause!

And here are pictures from Hairspray Live, Waitress, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!


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HAIRSPRAY LIVE and WAITRESS on Macy’s Parade, SCHOOL OF ROCK and ON YOUR FEET on CBS Parade, and more!

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Watch the full performances of Hairspray Live and Waitress from the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at Waitress‘s performance, below!

On Your Feet and School of Rock both performed during the CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade this morning; watch their performances below!

Douglas Baldeo (Kinky Boots) appeared on the “Sesame Street” float at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade today! Check out a picture below:


Check out an extended trailer for Hairspray Live featuring Shahadi Wright Joseph (School of Rock, The Lion King) on BroadwayWorld.com or below!

Pre-orders for Shahadi Wright Joseph‘s holiday EP start today on iTunes! Get more details in her Facebook post:

Get details about the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade using an interactive website!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Matilda, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Hairspray Live!


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Chloe Grace Moretz in “The Miseducation of Cameron Post,” Gaten Matarazzo Rapping About Black Friday, and more!

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Chloe Grace Moretz (The Library) is set for the new film “The Miseducation of Cameron Post”! Find out more on Variety.com.

Watch Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) rap about Black Friday deals on Refinery29.com!

Check out an interview with Darius Kaleb (A Raisin in the Sun, Motown) about his new Netflix series “Luke Cage” on Teenplicity.com!

Here’s Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) singing “Breathe” from In the Heights!

Gianna Harris (School of Rock) will guest star on “Sesame Street”! Here she is on set:

Here’s a Q&A with Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Hairspray Live, School of Rock, Waitress, On Your Feet, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

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First Preview of RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, Austyn Johnson in “The Greatest Showman on Earth,” and more!

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Happy first preview to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular! Break a leg, everyone!

Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) has joined the cast of a P.T. Barnum biopic called “The Greatest Showman on Earth”! Find out more:

Sawyer Nunes (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda) is releasing an EP! Here’s his announcement video:

Check out Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) singing with Robert Davi at 54 Below!

Get a sneak peek at the You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown cast album on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch the cast of Hairspray Live get in on the Mannequin Challenge in the video below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch the School of Rock kids sing “You’ve Got A Friend”!

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

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SCHOOL OF ROCK and ON YOUR FEET in CBS Thanksgiving Parade, Carols for a Cure Track Info, and more!

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Cast members from School of Rock and On Your Feet will perform in CBS’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Find out what tracks you can expect on this year’s Carols for a Cure CD on BroadwayWorld.com!

Marvin’s Room will arrive on Broadway next summer! Find out more about the show on RoundaboutTheatre.org.

Go get the You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown cast album! Get more information:


Have you heard? Charlie Brown cast album released! #charliebrown #peanuts #musicals #castrecording

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Watch the School of Rock graduating class take their final bows!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Falsettos, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, and School of Rock!

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