Aidan Gemme Leaves FINDING NEVERLAND, Broadway Kids Join ‘Wunderkind,’ and more!

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Happy Trails to Aidan Gemme, who played his final performance in Finding Neverland today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you!

Congrats to Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, A Little Princess), Chris Sumpter (Matilda), and Ashton Woerz (Pippin, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), who have joined the final performance of Tim Realbuto’s ‘Wunderkind’! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

The lineup for Lyrics for Life now includes kids from Matilda, Once, and more–including YBAN staff members Audrey Lang and Emily Lang! Get more details HERE.

Fences is getting a film adaptation! Find out more on Playbill.com.

In case you missed it, here is Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) in the hilarious Broadway Draft video!

Check out the boys of Newsies performing “Old Friends” at the Newsies reunion concert at 54 Below!

Check out this new promo video for The Gray Man, featuring Tahlia Ellie!

The kids of Les Miserables appear in the latest vlog from Samantha Hill, the show’s Cosette. Watch below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Dream Street, The King and I, Fun Home, Finding Neverland, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, and Matilda!

 

Ian Saraceni Leaves THE KING AND I, K’Lynn Jackman Singing Video, and more!

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Happy Trails to Ian Saraceni (The King and I)! We can’t wait to see what is next for you!

Check out this video of K’Lynn Jackman (The Lion King) singing “Loving You”!

 
 
 

Here is a video from the most recent Broadway in Bryant Park, featuring the boys of Finding Neverland!



And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, Fun Home, The King and I, Dream Street, and Matilda!

 

PETER PAN LIVE Receives 3 Emmy Noms, MATILDA Goes Behind-the-Scenes, and more!

peter-pan-liveCongratulations to Peter Pan Live which received 3 Emmy nominations this morning! They received nominations for Outstanding Art Direction For Variety Or Nonfiction Programming, Outstanding Technical Direction Camerawork Video Control For A Miniseries Movie Or A Special, and Outstanding Music Direction. Congratulations everyone! The Creative Arts Emmys airs on September 19th with the Primetime Emmys airing on Sept. 20th.

Matt Harrington of Matilda took Playbill.com behind the scenes at a recent 2-show day. Take a look at the pictures HERE!

The kids of Finding Neverland are featured in a new video series called “Backstage Games” with special guest Allison Williams of Peter Pan Live and “Girls”! Watch below:


And here are pictures from the kids of Fun Home, Les Miserables, The King and I, and Ruthless!

Chris Sumpter’s Birthday, MISS SAIGON Aims for Broadway, and more!

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Happy Birthday to Chris Sumpter (Matilda)! We hope your day was great!

Miss Saigon is headed to Broadway! The producer Cameron Mackintosh is planning for a Broadway run of the show sometime within the next couple years. Read more at Broadway.com!

A couple of cabarets are coming up! A Time to Shine is back this Sunday at Stage 72. Performers include Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street) and more TBA. More info can be found HERE. In August, Sweeten the Future will be held on August 28th to support Sweet Generation which supports arts education. The benefit will take place at the Laurie Beechman Theatre with tickets being sold for $25. Performer lineup is TBA! More info at KidsCook4ACause.org.

Hayden Wall‘s (Soul Doctor) mom Juliet wrote a great article for BroadwayWorld.com about the realities of a family with a working child actor. Read it HERE!

More photo coverage from Broadway Barks is now online! Go check out the kids of Fun Home and Ruthless! in action at TheatreMania.com and Broadway.com.

Congratulations to Trevor Braun (Billy Elliot, Little Mermaid) who just booked a commercial for Jif! We will let you know when it airs.

The kids of Les Miserables (along with their castmates) welcomed the cast of Hamilton to Broadway with a special “audition” video. Watch below!

Sydney Lucas sang “Ring of Keys” at the USWNT Parade last weekend and you can watch the performance below:

And here are more pictures from the kids of Fun Home, The King and I, Matilda, and Ruthless!

Jackson DeMott Hill in TIME for Kids, Maddox Elliot’s new video, and more!

Jackson DeMott Hill Jackson DeMott Hill (Finding Neverland) is featured in the July issue of TIME for Kids! If you have a subscription, go to the TIME for Kids FB app.

Maddox Elliot (Dream Street) has a new video on the way! He recently filmed a video called “Big Words Aren’t Healthy”, which will be out soon. Congrats, Maddox!

More photo coverage from the Jimmy Awards are now on Playbill.com. Take a look!

The King and I has a brand new commercial! Watch below:

And here are more pictures from the kids of The King and I, Finding Neverland, Motown, Dream Street, Ruthless!, Fun Home, and Les Miserables!

Rileigh McDonald Joins MATILDA, LES MIZ Kid Joins “Hotel Transylvania 2”, and more!

Rileigh McDonaldCongrats to Rileigh McDonald who will make her Broadway debut in the title role of Matilda! Not sure when exactly she’s debuting but we will keep you posted.

Congratulations to Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables) who will voice a character in “Hotel Transylvania 2”! The film will be out on September 25th.

Caleb McLaughlin (Painted Rocks…, The Lion King) has booked a recurring role on a TV series. No other details other than that but we will bring you more information when we find it. Congrats, Caleb!

A trailer for Three Days to See (feat. Zoe Wilson) is now on YouTube! Watch below:

Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark) and Oona Laurence (Matilda) are highlighted in BuzzFeed’s piece on the child actors of “Orange Is The New Black”. Read the full article HERE.

And here are more pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Fun Home, Ruthless!, and Les Miserables!

Broadway Kids in Broadway Barks, Stars 4 Foster Youth, and more!

Sydney Lucas Broadway kids to take part in Broadway Barks on July 11th in Shubert Alley from 3-6:30pm! This annual event helps to find homes for dogs and cats with the help of some Broadway actors and actresses. Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), Tori Feinstein (Matilda), and Tori Murray (Ruthless!) will all make an appearance for a good cause. More details can be found at TheatreMania.com.

The kids of Les Miserables, Annie, King and I, and more performed at last night’s Stars 4 Foster Youth event. Also in attendance were Seth Rudetsky and Megan Hilty. Pictures can be found at Cole Bullock’s FB fan page. Also, the kids of Finding Neverland, Matilda, and The Lion King attended the Jimmy Awards last night which honored the best in high school theatre. Photo coverage can be found at BroadwayWorld.com and K’Lynn Jackman’s FB Fan Page!

The cast of Newsies to reunite at 54 Below on August 24th, the one-year anniversary of the production’s closing. Announced to perform are Joshua Colley, Andy Richardson, Zachary Unger, and more. Get the full details at 54Below.com!

Alyssa Marvin (Dream Street, Number the Stars) has a couple projects coming up! Right now, she can be seen in “Sometimes Gay Means Happy” at Planet Connection Theatre Festivity now through July. She will also appear in the Twilight Saga short “Consumed” next week! Go Alyssa! We’re so proud of you!

Finding Neverland released a music video for “When Your Feet Don’t Touch the Ground” feat. Aidan Gemme! Pre-order the album now and get an immediate download of the song. Watch the video via Yahoo below!

Broadway has a different schedule this week due to the 4th of July. View a full schedule of our featured shows at our Performance Schedule page!

Wanna produce your own production of Fun Home? The performance rights for Fun Home have been bought by Samuel French, Inc. You can purchase an acting edition of the play (with rights to come later at a date TBA) over at SamuelFrench.com.

Dream Street rehearsals are now underway! Take a look at DreamStreetNYC.com for rehearsal photos and watch a sneak peek below!

And here are more pictures from the kids of On Your Feet, Matilda, Fun Home, Dream Street, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, Finding Neverland, The King and I, and Three Days to See!

Fabi Aguirre’s Birthday, RUTHLESS! Begins Previews, and more!

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Happy Birthday to Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables)! We hope you had a great day!

Ruthless! begins previews tonight! We wish “broken legs” to Tori Murray and the rest of the company! Get tickets online at Telecharge.com.

Tori Murray (Ruthless!) performed at Cancer Schmancer! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

The lineup for this summer’s Broadway in Bryant Park has been announced! You can catch Finding Neverland on July 16th; Kinky Boots on July 23rd; Matilda and Les Miserables on July 30th; Ruthless! on August 6th; and The King and I on August 13th. Check out the full show listing on Broadway.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, The Lion King, Finding Neverland, The King and I, Matilda, Les Miserables, and Fish in the Dark!

Hayden Signoretti Leaves FINDING NEVERLAND, Tori Feinstein’s Kleenex Commercial, and more!

Happy Trails to Hayden Signoretti of Finding Neverland! Here is the cast wishing him “happy trails” as well!

Tori Feinstein‘s (Matilda) Kleenex commercial has started airing! In case you haven’t seen it yet, watch below:

A full stage production of Bombshell is in the works! Get more information on Broadway.com!

Meet the cast of Three Days To See, featuring Zoe Wilson, in a slideshow on Playbill.com!

Grace Capeless (Matilda) and her family spoke to Playbill.com as part of 30 Days of Pride! Check out the article on Playbill.com.

Meet the child guardians or “wranglers” of Broadway in an article on 7online.com or in the video below!

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) spoke to Broadway Direct about growing up on Broadway! Check it out on BroadwayDirect.com.

Check out Oscar Williams (Fun Home) and his friend singing “When Your Feet Don’t Touch the Ground” from Finding Neverland in the video below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Audience, School of Rock, Matilda, Fun Home, Les Miserables, Iowa, and The King and I!

Jon Viktor Corpuz Talks with Broadway Box, Eleanor Koski Debuts as “Little Cosette”, and more!

Jon Viktor Corpuz Jon Viktor Corpuz (The King and I) talked with Broadway Box about his life as a teenager on Broadway as well as his experience with The King and I! Read it HERE.

Congrats to Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) who made her debut as Little Cosette last night!

“The Escort” (feat. Rachel Resheff of Fish in the Dark) is headed to VOD! The film’s distribution rights were purchased just before its world premiere at the LA Film Festival this week. The movie will be released on July 28th.

Alivia Clark (Little Miss Sunshine) will appear on the PBS film “The Button Girl”! The film also features Kate Winslet as the narrator with Dick Van Dyke and Jane Seymour. Get more info HERE. Release date is TBA!

Photo coverage from the Merman’s Apprentice concert at Birdland (feat. Elizabeth Teeter of The Audience) are now online! Check it out at BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are more pictures from the kids of The Audience, Matilda, Fun Home, The King and I, Les Miserables, The Lion King, and Finding Neverland!