EVITA and RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Open, Cast Changes at FROZEN, THE LION KING, and EVITA, and more!

Happy Opening to Evita at New York City Center, which also announced its casting earlier this week: congratulations and break a leg to Isa Antonetti and Tessa Noelle Frascogna!

Happy Opening as well to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular! Break a leg, everyone!

Happy Trails to Winter Donnelly and Mimi Ryder, who played their final performances as Young Elsa in Frozen over the weekend! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you.

Jesus Del Orden and Suri Marrero are scheduled to play their final performances as Young Simba and Young Nala in The Lion King on November 17th. Go see them before then if you can, and check out our recent feature on Jesus and his niece Sophia Rodriguez, currently playing Lulu in Waitress, HERE!

Coming up for Suri as she departs The Lion King, she will be joining the cast of Frozen as one of the new Young Elsas, beginning performances this week before she’s even finished her run as Young Nala! Also joining Frozen as the other new Young Elsa is Anna Rae Haller, who will make her Broadway debut!

Finally, Broadway alum Layla Capers (School of Rock) will be joining The Lion King next week as one of the new Young Nalas! Congratulations, Layla!

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In the midst of all this exciting news, we also want to wish congratulations to The Lion King, which celebrates 22 years on Broadway today!

Reyna Guerra (Runaways) has been cast in Much Ado About Nothing at Pittsburgh Playhouse, now playing through November 17th! Get more information HERE.

The casts of Tina and Beetlejuice will perform during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this year! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Also coming up, the casts of Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Waitress, and Beetlejuice will take part in Broadway Under the Stars, a free concert series this holiday season at Columbus Circle! Get more information HERE.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) will perform at the Never Is Now Summit later this month! Also, check out his newest vlog!

Brie Zimmer (Happy Birthday, Wanda June) will play Annie with Kidz Theater in December!

Season 2 of “You,” with Jenna Ortega (New York Spectacular), will arrive on Netflix on December 26th!

Congratulations to Julian Silva (The Lion King), who guest starred on last week’s episode of “How To Get Away With Murder”!

Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Sumaya Bouhbal (Runaways), and Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King) performed at Rockers On Broadway earlier this week! Get more information HERE.

Check out photos from backstage at Beetlejuice on Broadway.com!

Finally, the holidays are practically here! We have your guide to our featured Broadway and Off-Broadway shows and their performance schedules for the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years.

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, A Christmas Carol, and for all the women who thought they were Mad!

Photo Credit: Lauren Adler




RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Begins Run, Mattea Conforti to Voice Young Elsa in “Frozen 2,” and more!

Congratulations to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, which began its 2019 holiday run over the weekend!

Congrats as well to Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), who will voice Young Elsa in the upcoming movie “Frozen 2”!

We have lots of photo and video coverage from the opening night of Tina! See the list below:

“Doctor Sleep,” with alum Kyliegh Curran (The Lion King), is out in theaters now!

Get your copy of this year’s “Carols For A Cure” CD, featuring the casts of Dear Evan Hansen, Beetlejuice, Waitress, Frozen, and more, from the Broadway Cares store!

Be on the lookout for Raigan Olivia Saunders-Newton (Waitress) in an ad for Dadi!

Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King) appears in another music video for Acapop! KIDS, this time covering “Sunflower”! Watch below:

“Let It Snow,” a new Netflix film starring Isabela Merced (Evita), is now streaming!

And here are pictures from the kids of Forbidden Broadway, Tina, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and for all the women who thought they were Mad!

TINA Opens on Broadway, A CHRISTMAS CAROL Begins Previews, and more!

Happy Opening to the company of Tina! Break a leg, everyone!

Break a leg as well to A Christmas Carol, which begins previews tonight!

Get your tickets HERE to see Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda) and Leonay Shepherd (Little Miss Sunshine) in Kidz Theater’s A Chorus Line this December!

Check out photo coverage from “Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway,” with Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen), on Broadway.com!

Roman Engel (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) appears in the new Apple TV+ show “Helpsters,” from the creators of “Sesame Street”!

Bella May Mordus (Make Believe, The Ferryman) recently filmed a commercial!

And here are pictures from the kids of A Christmas Carol and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

THE ROSE TATTOO Opens on Broadway, FEAR and FOR ALL THE WOMEN WHO THOUGHT THEY WERE MAD Begin Previews, and more!

Happy Opening to The Rose Tattoo! Break a leg, everyone!

Happy first preview to Fear at the Lucille Lortel Theatre and to for all the women who thought they were Mad, which had its first preview at Soho Rep last night!

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord has extended its run again, this time through November 3rd! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Rosdely Ciprian (What the Constitution Means to Me) will reprise her role for the national tour of What the Constitution Means to Me when it stops in Los Angeles and Chicago! Find out more on LATimes.com.

Keira Belle Young (The Pain of My Belligerence) has been cast in this year’s A Christmas Story national tour! Congrats!

The second episode of Andrew Barth Feldman’s Dear Evan Hansen vlog is here!

Also, here’s new footage from the show with Andrew!

Mateo Lizcano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) has been cast as Link in his school’s production of Hairspray! Performances are set for March 2020. Get tickets HERE!

Check out photos from the first preview of Tina on Playbill.com!

Jamilah Rosemond (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) appeared in a sketch on last week’s episode of “Saturday Night Live” with David Harbour!

Here’s video of the cast of A Christmas Carol meeting for the first time!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Beetlejuice, Frozen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Forbidden Broadway, Waitress, and Tina!














TINA Begins Previews and Announces Digital Lottery, Equity Auditions for THE BEDWETTER and THE MUSIC MAN, and more!

Happy first preview to Tina! Break a leg! The show has also announced a digital lottery; get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Atlantic Theater Company’s upcoming production of The Bedwetter is holding Equity Principal Auditions this month! Get more details on the October 18th call, as well as the Institutional Off-Broadway EPA on October 23rd and advice for attending an EPA as a non-Equity performer!

The Music Man is holding Equity Chorus Calls later this month for dancers and singers ages 8-17! Find out more about the calls on October 16th for Female Dancers and Male Dancers, as well as the calls on October 23rd for Female Singers and Male Singers; and get advice for attending an Equity audition as a non-Equity performer HERE!

Dear Evan Hansen will hold an open casting call in Los Angeles for performers ages 17+! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) has joined “Broadway Close Up: I Won’t Grow Up,” a concert at Kaufman Music Center later this month! Get more information HERE.

The cast of Dear Evan Hansen will perform at the TIME 100 Health Summit! Find out more on Time.com.

Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music) has been cast in “The Stand,” an upcoming CBS All Access limited series! Find out more on Deadline.com.

The Beetlejuice cast album is now available on CD! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

“Let It Snow,” starring Broadway alum Isabela Moner (Evita) will arrive on Netflix on November 8th!

Jenna Ortega (New York Spectacular) has been cast in the upcoming Netflix movie “Yes Day”! Find out more on Deadline.com.

Eric A. Walker Jr. (Kinky Boots) has booked a commercial!

And here are pictures from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Tina, and The Lion King!

Photo Credit: Jack Pravda

Photo Credit: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Sam Poon Cast in New York Theatre Workshop’s SING STREET, Noah Baird Joins La Jolla Playhouse’s Benefit Concert of THE WHO’S TOMMY, and more!

Congratulations to alum Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), who has been cast in New York Theatre Workshop’s production of Sing Street! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Noah Baird (A Christmas Story Live, Matilda) will play Tommy Age 10 in La Jolla Playhouse’s benefit concert of The Who’s Tommy! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) is bringing his “Star Wars” parody musical to 54 Below! Get more information on Broadway.com. Andrew is also Broadway.com’s newest vlogger! Find out more about that HERE and stay tuned for his vlogs!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice) will take part in TodayTix’s Black and White Ball this month! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tyler Wladis (A Christmas Story Live) is appearing in a commercial for Walmart!

Get a peek at this year’s Clara auditions for Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

The cast of Fear recently met the press! Check out photos on Playbill.com.

Broadway alum Shahadi Wright Joseph has been cast in “Them: Covenant”! Find out more in this Variety.com article!

You can now see Jake Heston Miller (New York Spectacular) in Lost in Yonkers at Fauquier Theatre in Virginia! Get tickets HERE.

Check out the sixth episode of “The Boulet Brothers Dragula” on Amazon Prime, with Milly Shapiro (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown)!

Kenneth Aikens (The Lion King) has booked a commercial. Congrats, Kenneth! More details to come.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Frozen, The Rose Tattoo, Tina, and The Lion King!








Nicholas Hutchinson Cast in THE UNDERLYING CHRIS, Eric Sebek to Reprise Role of Patrick in RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, and more!

Nicholas Hutchinson has been cast in The Underlying Chris at Second Stage Theater, alongside the previously announced Isabella Russo (The Mother of Invention, School of Rock)!

Alum Eric Sebek (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), now a freshman in college, will reprise the role of Patrick in this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Rose Tattoo, Frozen, Tina, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!








Blasina Olowe and Kat Williams Join FOR ALL THE WOMEN WHO THOUGHT THEY WERE MAD, Oona Laurence Cast in “Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting,” and more!

Congratulations to Blasina Olowe and Kat Williams, who will rotate as Nambi in Soho Rep.’s for all the women who thought they were Mad! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Oona Laurence (Matilda) has been cast in the upcoming movie “Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting”! Find out more from The Hollywood Reporter.

The cast of Tina met the press! Check out photos on BroadwayWorld.com.

You can now watch “Tot Cop,” starring Finn Douglas (The Costume [Inner Voices], Radio City Christmas Spectacular), on Amazon Prime when you include Noggin with your account! Check it out!

Here’s the Youth Pride Chorus singing with the cast of Mean Girls! Want to take part in events like this? Auditions for the Youth Pride Chorus (an LGBTQ+ chorus comprised of singers ages 13-22 years old) are happening later this month! Contact Salem Joseph at sjoseph@gaycenter.org or (646) 798-2306 for more information.

Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo) modeled for Kids Foot Locker!

Here’s Fiona Morgan Quinn (Frozen) modeling for Masala Baby/Kids!

And check out these videos from the most recent (YOUNG) event!

Thursday Williams and Rosdely Ciprian Reflect on WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME with The New York Times, Rachel Quiner to Perform in Hunterdon Hills Ballet’s THE NUTCRACKER, and more!

Thursday Williams and Rosdely Ciprian reflected on their time with What the Constitution Means to Me with The New York Times, at the end of the show’s run!

Rachel Quiner (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) will take part in Hunterdon Hills Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker in New Jersey this holiday season! Get more information HERE.

Photo Credit: Julianna D Photography

Check out the group dance, as well as some additional routines also featuring GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), from last week’s episodes of “Dance Moms,” and tune into the season finale tonight!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, Tina, and The Lion King!

SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids to Perform in “A Time To Rock” at The Green Room 42, Zoe Wilson Joins ECO VILLAGE Off-Broadway, and more!

The current kids of School of Rock will take the stage at The Green Room 42 for “A Time To Rock,” presented by Shine Theatre Arts Project! Get tickets HERE.

Zoe Wilson (The Pill, Play Like a Winner, Three Days to See) has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Eco Village! Previews begin on January 15th. Get more information HERE.

The Broadway Blog praised Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and The Ferryman as some of the best theatre of 2018, and The Ferryman, as well as The Jungle, What the Constitution Means to Me, and This Ain’t No Disco, are highlighted in YesBroadway’s 16 Gifts the Theater Gods Gave Us in 2018!

Mimi Ryder (Frozen) recently stopped by the Fancounters podcast! Listen to her episode HERE.

The updated list of panelists for the “Sing Out, Louise: The Daily Life of a Child on Broadway” panel at BroadwayCon includes Hudson Loverro (School of Rock, Assassins, A Bronx Tale), Anthony Rosenthal (Really Rosie, Falsettos), Trevor Braun (Billy Elliot, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast; currently appearing in The Ferryman), Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), and Natalia Bingham (School of Rock tour). It is set to take place on January 12th at 1:45pm in Murray Hill West Room! Get more details on the BroadwayCon schedule site.

Gregory Ye (Miss Saigon) is appearing in this commercial for Betadine!

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