Gregory Diaz IV Joins MATILDA, Update on Giuseppe Bausilio’s Back Surgery, and more!

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Congratulations to Gregory Diaz IV (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), who has joined the company of Matilda as a swing!

Get an update about Giuseppe Bausilio‘s (Newsies, Billy Elliot) back surgery on BroadwayWorld.com or below!

Watch the kids of Broadway do the Mannequin Challenge at a recording session!

Here’s the company of On Your Feet doing the Mannequin Challenge!

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will be livestreamed! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Check out interviews with Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) in the Hillsboro Tribune and BCK Online!

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) is featured on 107.7 GNA and in The Daily Gazette!

Tune in to Nick Radio all this week to hear Isabela Moner (Evita) guest DJing!

Jeremy T. Villas (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots) has booked a project for Nickelodeon! Find out more in his Instagram post, and stay tuned for more details as well.


Had fun shooting for Nickelodeon today. #bookedit

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

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Sam Chuck Leaves LES MISERABLES, Ashley Lanzoni in “Joy,” and more!

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Happy Trails to Sam Chuck, who has finished his run as Gavroche in Les Miserables! Congrats on a great run, Sam–we can’t wait to see what’s next for you! Here’s a video of the Les Miserables cast singing “Happy Trails” to Sam:


Be sure to check out “Joy” in theaters–and keep an eye out for Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street), who was in the movie! Find out more on IMDb.com. Congrats, Ashley!

Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess) has joined the Broadway kid panel for BroadwayCon! Find out more in the picture below:

Sydney Lucas‘s (Fun Home) big Tonys moment made Playbill.com’s top unforgettable moments of 2015! Check out the whole list HERE.

Check out this video of Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables) singing “Defying Gravity” from Wicked!

Here is a video of Akira Golz (Matilda) singing “Waiting for Life” from Once On This Island at a cabaret!

And here are pictures from the kids of Finding Neverland, The King and I, Fun Home, School of Rock, The Lion King, Matilda, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!







RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Closes, Major Curda Hosting “What Parents Don’t Know,” and more!

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Congratulations to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular on a great run! The show had its final performances today. We can’t wait to see what comes next for all the kids involved in the show!

Congrats to alum Major Curda (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who is now a game show host for “What Parents Don’t Know” for AwesomenessTV! Check out Major’s announcement post on Instagram below:


Wait… What? #GameShowHost #Go90 @awesomenesstv @dreamworkstv

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, School of Rock, The Lion King, The King and I, Kinky Boots, Matilda, Fun Home, Finding Neverland, and Lazarus!














Brandon Niederauer at the Brooklyn Bowl Tonight, Videos from Emerson Steele’s 54 Below Show, and more!

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Tonight, Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) will perform with Lettuce at the Brooklyn Bowl after his evening performance at School of Rock! Check out the Facebook event HERE!

We now have videos from Emerson Steele‘s (Violet) 54 Below show! In this first video, watch Emerson, Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), and Sophia Gennusa (Matilda, Doctor Zhivago) sing “Bang Bang”!

In this video, Emerson sings “Not For the Life of Me” from Thoroughly Modern Millie!

And finally, here is Emerson singing “Spark of Creation” from Children of Eden with her mom!

Recently, Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street) recorded a song with the band Crimson TGS, which includes Toni Ann Gisondi, who played Molly in the 1982 “Annie” movie! How cool! Here are some pictures:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Lion King, Matilda, Fun Home, Ruthless!, Kinky Boots, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and The King and I!










Mia Sinclair Jenness in “Kung Fu Panda 3,” Sophia Anne Caruso Photoshoot Pictures, and more!

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Happy New Year! We hope everyone had a great first day of 2016!

Congratulations to Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables, Number the Stars), who will voice a character in “Kung Fu Panda 3”! Here is her announcement post on Instagram:


We found lots of cool new pictures from a photoshoot that Sophia Anne Caruso (Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) did recently! Check them out on GettyImages.com.

Sophia also talked to Playbill recently about crushes, cast albums, resolutions, and more! She was one of 21 Broadway and Off-Broadway actresses interviewed. Read the full article on Playbill.com!

Get a behind-the-scenes look at School of Rock courtesy of Playbill HERE!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Finding Neverland, Dream Street, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, The King and I, and On Your Feet!








New Year’s, Jeremy T. Villas’s Last KINKY BOOTS Performances, and more!

Thank you all for a successful 2015! Our website turned 5 and 24 new productions opened this year and passed through our website, one of which won the Tony for Best Musical. And one of our very own was honored with a Tony nomination! Here are some personal highlights from the year: the Tony Awards and our staff members meeting so many alumni! We are so grateful for all of the alumni, parents, and fans who support us. This year was incredible. Thank you and happy new year!

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Read Jeremy T. Villas‘s post below to find out when your last chances to see him as Young Lola in Kinky Boots are!

Oona Laurence (Matilda) will no longer be participating in the Broadway kid panel at BroadwayCon–BUT, a new guest is TBA! Check out Cabaret for a Cause‘s post below to find out more:

Congratulations to Jersey Sullivan, who went on as Freddy in School of Rock last night! Here he is with his castmates:


i just wanted to congratulate jersey for doing an amazing job as Freddy tonight!🎸🎶👏

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Les Miserables, Dream Street, Matilda, Finding Neverland, and Fun Home!









Alessandra Baldacchino Makes Official FUN HOME Debut, THE KING AND I Production Picture, and more!

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Congratulations to Alessandra Baldacchino (A Little Princess), who made her official Broadway/Fun Home debut as Small Alison last night! Here’s KOTA’s congratulatory post for Ali!

Check out this production photo from The King and I, featuring Jake Lucas (Newsies) as Louis Leonowens!

TheaterMania did another feature on the kids of Broadway–and how kids are taking over Broadway this year! Read the article on TheaterMania.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, The Lion King, Fun Home, Finding Neverland, Matilda, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!





MOTHER COURAGE Postpones Opening, Giuseppe Bausilio To Join Aladdin, and more!

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Mother Courage and Her Children has postponed its opening night from its original date of January 7th, 2016. Get more information on Broadway.com.

Congratulations to alum Giuseppe Bausilio (Newsies, Billy Elliot), who will be joining the Broadway cast of Aladdin! Get more information in Giuseppe’s Instagram post below:


Guess who's joining Aladdin on Broadway!!! Awesome Christmas present!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #aladdin @aladdin @disney @disneyonbroadway

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Congrats to Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock), who went on for the role of Marcy last night! Check out her pictures below:

School of Rock has set a box office record for the Winter Garden Theatre! Congratulations to the entire company! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Here is another Rock History lesson from Isabella Russo (School of Rock)!

Congratulations to the eight Broadway and Off-Broadway kids who made TheaterMania’s list of the Top 7 Most Memorable Child Performances of 2015! Check out the list on TheaterMania.com.

Lazarus launched its digital lottery today–for $25 tickets!! Get more information about how those tickets can be yours on Playbill.com!

Check out a new commercial for Flexi Frisbee featuring Skye Alyssa Friedman (Annie) on FlexiFrisbee.com! Congrats, Skye!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, On Your Feet, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, School of Rock, Matilda, Fun Home, and Les Miserables!









SCHOOL OF ROCK, FUN HOME, FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE, and THE NETHER Make “Shows of the Year” Lists, and more!

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School of Rock and Fun Home made Broadway.com’s Top 5 Shows of the Year! Find out more on Broadway.com!

First Daughter Suite and The Nether made TheaterMania’s 9 Best Off-Broadway Shows of 2015! Get more information about all 9 shows on TheaterMania.com.

Douglas Baldeo will return to the role of Young Lola in Kinky Boots as a vacation swing from January 18th, 2016, to January 31st, 2016!

BroadwayWorld has pictures of the cast of Matilda recording their Carols for a Cure track! Check them out HERE.

And here are pictures from the kids of Fun Home, Ruthless!, Finding Neverland, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, Matilda, and Lazarus!














Abigail Dylan Harrison Joins RUTHLESS!, Amaya Braganza To Leave THE KING AND I, and more!

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Congratulations to Abigail Dylan Harrison, who has joined Ruthless! and is making her Off-Broadway debut understudying Tina Denmark! Read her bio on RuthlessTheMusical.com!

Amaya Braganza (Annie) will play her last performance in The King and I on January 17th, 2016. Go see her while you can!

Jeremy T. Villas will play his final performance as Young Lola in Kinky Boots on January 17th, 2016, to go perform in Lost in the Stars at the Washington National Opera in Washington, DC! See him in Kinky Boots while you can, and here is more information about his new show:


Sophia Anne Caruso (Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) talked to Pix 11 about her life as a New York City actress! Watch the interview on Video11.com!

The kids of Fun Home talked to Playbill about their favorite holiday traditions! Watch the video below or on Playbill.com!

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) is one of the best Broadway debuts of the year, according to TheaterMania! Read about Sydney and the other great actors mentioned HERE!

The cast of On Your Feet is scheduled to appear on Good Morning America tomorrow, December 28th, 2015! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tori Murray (Ruthless!) appeared on “Backstage with Richard Ridge”! Watch it below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

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