Photo Coverage from WAITRESS’s First Anniversary Celebration, THE LION KING to Hold Open Call in Los Angeles, and more!

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Check out pictures from the 1-year anniversary celebration at Waitress on Playbill.com!

The Lion King is holding an open call in Los Angeles, CA, this weekend! Get more information on Playbill.com.

The Drama Desk Award nominations were announced today! Check out the full list of nominees, with our featured shows’ nominations highlighted, HERE.

Watch the new trailer for the next American Girl movie, starring Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) below or on ETOnline.com!

There’s just ten more days until Tunes in Times Square! See Diego Lucano (School of Rock) and many others perform!


Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) now has a vlog! Watch the first episode:

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

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Opens, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Closes, and more!

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Happy Opening to the company of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! Break a leg today!

Happy Trails and congratulations to Mattea Marie Conforti and the company of Sunday in the Park with George, which played its final performance today, on a great run! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Mattea!

Get a glimpse at Easter Sunday at Miss Saigon in this week’s episode of the show’s Broadway.com vlog, “American Dream”!

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


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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Announces Cast Album and Rush Policy, ANNIE Celebrates 40th Anniversary, and more!

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has announced that they will record a cast album and that they will begin a policy for rush tickets! Get more details about both on TheaterMania.com.

Happy 40th Anniversary to Annie, which originally opened on Broadway on this day in 1977!

“Shadowhunters,” starring Broadway alum Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music), has been renewed for its third season! Find out more on Deadline.com.

The casts of Kinky Boots, The Lion King, A Bronx Tale, and many other shows will perform at this year’s Easter Bonnet Competition! In addition, Waitress and Sunday in the Park with George will be among the shows honored in a bonnet parade. Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) featured in US Weekly!


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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sunday in the Park with George, Miss Saigon, Amelie, Anastasia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Waitress, School of Rock, and Kinky Boots!

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SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE To Record Cast Album, Gaten Matarazzo Wins Shorty Award, and more!

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Sunday in the Park with George is getting a cast recording! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) has won a Shorty Award for his work on “Stranger Things”! Congrats, Gaten! Get more information on Mashable.com.

Lots of Broadway kids will perform in “Puttin’ On The Brits 5,” a concert to celebrate British pop! The lineup includes Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon), Mattea Conforti (Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), Mimi Ryder (Matilda), Alexandra Vlachos (Matilda), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot), and Sawyer Nunes (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda). Get more details on the Facebook event!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) will be honored at “Listen to Their Voices” on April 22nd! Find out more:

Here’s the trailer for “The Beguiled,” featuring alumni Emma Howard (Violet, Matilda) and Oona Laurence (Matilda)!

Check out a new commercial for Connecticut Children’s Hospital featuring Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots)!


And here are pictures from the kids of School of Rock, Amelie, Waitress, Kinky Boots, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Sunday in the Park with George!

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IF I FORGET To Be Filmed For BroadwayHD, Gianna Harris On For Tomika In SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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If I Forget will be filmed for BroadwayHD! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Gianna Harris is going on as Tomika in School of Rock tonight and on Friday! Find out more:


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Alumni Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot) and Matthew Gumley (The Addams Family, Elf, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast) will play The Bitter End this Sunday! Find out more on Annabelle’s website.

Many of our featured shows received Drama League Award nominations, which were announced today! Check out the full list HERE.

Maya Grace Fischbein (Fun Home) talked about being a child understudy on Broadway with Backstage.com!

Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) has booked a pilot! Congrats!


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

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Jahi Di’Allo Winston in “Untouchable,” ON YOUR FEET Boys in Video from R.Evolución Latina, and more!

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Jahi Di’Allo Winston (The Lion King) will appear in the upcoming film “Untouchable,” starring Kevin Hart, Julianna Margulies, Nicole Kidman, and Bryan Cranston! Congrats, Jahi!

Watch Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet) and Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet) in this video from R.Evolución Latina celebrating Latinx Broadway pros!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Kinky Boots, A Bronx Tale, On Your Feet, Miss Saigon, Amelie, and Waitress!

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YBAN Celebrates 7 Years, Fina Strazza Joins ANIMAL at Atlantic Theatre Company, and more!

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We can’t believe we are celebrating 7 years online today! We have grown and expanded immensely since 2010 and we are honored to call ourselves the first news source for kids working on Broadway and Off-Broadway. Thank you all so much for your continued support and helping us accomplish things we couldn’t have imagined those several years ago!

Fina Strazza (Matilda) has been cast in Atlantic Theatre Company’s Animal! Get more details on Broadway.com.

JJ Batteast (Motown) will appear in the upcoming film “Detroit,” directed by Kathryn Bigelow! Watch the trailer on DarkHorizons.com.

Check out pictures from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Playbill.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, School of Rock, The Lion King, Waitress, Miss Saigon, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

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Livestream Information for Drama League Nominations Announcement, Jake Katzman Books Video Game, and more!

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You can watch a livestream of the Drama League nominations announcement, which will take place next Wednesday! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) has booked a video game! More details to come. Find out more:


Ellie Kim is scheduled to swing on for School of Rock performances on April 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, and 21st! Check her Instagram for more:


“The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel,” a new podcast series featuring Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), returns on April 17th! Be sure to listen!

Get your first look at Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on EW.com!

Watch a special message from the School of Rock cast to their West End counterparts, who just won the Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music, below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here’s Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) performing a cover of “Believer” by Imagine Dragons!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Anastasia, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Waitress, Sunday in the Park with George, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and The Lion King!

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AMELIE Gypsy Robe Ceremony Photo Coverage, THE TRAVELING LADY Coming Off-Broadway, and more!

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Check out pictures from Amelie‘s Gypsy Robe Ceremony on BroadwayWorld.com!

The Traveling Lady will play Off-Broadway at Cherry Lane Theatre this June! Find out more HERE.

Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet) and Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot) will take part in Broadway Sings at P.S. 166 on April 23rd! Get tickets HERE.

Suri Chen (Miss Saigon) is set to model the new Victoria Beckham collection, which launches this weekend at Target! Get more information in Suri’s Instagram post:


Check out Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon) singing “I’d Give My Life For You”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, School of Rock, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and The Lion King!

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KINKY BOOTS Celebrates Four Years on Broadway, Opening Night Video from AMELIE, and more!

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The cast of Kinky Boots recently celebrated the show’s fourth anniversary on Broadway! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

Watch the stars of Amelie celebrate the show’s opening night in this video from TheaterMania!

Cate Elefante (Waitress) is featured on People.com! Check it out:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Anastasia, Miss Saigon, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, School of Rock, and Waitress!

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