CABARET FOR A CAUSE Broadway Flea Market Lineup Announced, Katie Grober and Victoria Collett Join WAITRESS, and more!

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Cabaret for a Cause has announced its lineup for their Broadway Flea Market table! Volunteers include alumni Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), Lilyana Cornell (Everybody, Les Miserables), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot), Cate Elefante (Waitress), Hayley Feinstein (Fiddler on the Roof, A Little Princess), Tori Feinstein (Matilda, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Akira Golz (Matilda), Georgi James (Annie, Billy Elliot, A Tale of Two Cities), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Diego Lucano (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Grace Matwijec (Matilda), Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), Ava-Riley Miles (Doctor Zhivago, Evita), Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Really Rosie, Fun Home), Madeleine Pace (Once), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), William Poon (The King and I), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, A Christmas Memory, Annie), Emily Rosenfeld (New York Spring Spectacular, Annie), Presley Ryan (Fun Home, A Little Princess, The Sound of Music LIVE), Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), Ryan Sell (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Brookyln Shuck (Tuck Everlasting, Les Miserables, Matilda, Annie), and Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita). More guests to be announced at a later date!

Katie Grober and Victoria Collett will make their Broadway debuts this week as Lulu in Waitress! Congratulations!

“Saturday Church,” starring Luka Kain (South Pacific), hits theaters in January! Get more details on Deadline.com.

Tickets go on sale for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on October 12th!

Newsies is available to stream now on Netflix!

Sophia Kekllas will be on for Katie in School of Rock on September 23rd, and she’s taking over the show’s Snapchat this week!


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, and Anastasia!

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FROZEN Sets Official Broadway Opening Date, NEWSIES Coming to Netflix, and more!

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Frozen now has an official Broadway opening night date: March 22, 2018! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Newsies is coming to Netflix on September 5th! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Gabrielle Greene is taking over the School of Rock Snapchat for the rest of the week!


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Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will make a cameo in Katy Perry’s upcoming music video for “Swish Swish”!

Also, Gaten, Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience) are on the upcoming cover of New York Magazine! Check it out:


@nymag cover coming out soon! Make sure you check it out! #StrangerThings

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Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) is filming something in LA this week!

Here’s Ryan Foust‘s upcoming Charlie and the Chocolate Factory performance schedule:


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

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WAITRESS Getting Broadway.com Vlog, Alexandra Underwood to Guest Star on “Raven’s Home,” and more!

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Waitress is getting a Broadway.com vlog! Get more details HERE.

Alexandra Underwood (The Lion King) will guest star on “Raven’s Home” on August 18th at 8pm on Disney Channel!

Tonight’s Broadway in the Boros event, which was scheduled to include a screening of Newsies at Williamsbridge Park Oval, has been pushed back due to inclement weather! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

You can get your tickets for the annual Newsies reunion concert at 54 Below HERE! It is currently set to include Giuseppe Bausilio (Billy Elliot, Newsies, Irving Berlin’s America), David Guzman (Newsies), Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies), and Andy Richardson (Newsies, Gypsy, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!).

Watch Broadway alumni Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie) talk “Stranger Things” at Comic Con!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Generation Me, Play Like a Winner, The Lion King, Anastasia, On Your Feet, and School of Rock!

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NEWSIES to Return to Movie Theaters, Broadway in Bryant Park Lineup Announced, and more!

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Newsies will return to movie theaters this summer! Get more details on Playbill.com.

This summer’s lineup for Broadway in Bryant Park is set to include Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Waitress, A Bronx Tale, Anastasia, Miss Saigon, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and many others! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Nili Kepets (Dream Street) appears in this commercial for Luna Park Coney Island!

Alumni Devynn Pedell (Mary Poppins), Matthew Gumley (Elf, The Addams Family, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast), and Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) have joined the cast of Happily: The Musical at New York Musical Festival! Check it out:

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

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NEWSIES Available for Digital Download and On-Demand, Anthony Rosenthal Set for BroadwayCon 2018, and more!

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Newsies is now available to watch via digital download and on-demand!

Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) has joined the lineup of special guests for BroadwayCon 2018! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess) returns to “The Americans” tonight at 10pm on FX! Find out more:

Catch me in another episode of #TheAmericans tonight at 10PM on #FX !!! #TheAmericansFX #FX #KerriRussell #MatthewRhys @theamericansfx

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Nico Bustamante (A Room of My Own) is guest-starring on “Bull” tonight at 9/8c on CBS! Get more information:

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

 

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MISS SAIGON To Offer Actors’ Fund Performance, NEWSIES To Be Released Digitally, and more!

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Miss Saigon will offer an Actors’ Fund performance! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Newsies will be released digitally on May 23rd! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Tunes in Times Square returns next month featuring lots of kids! Our alumni and current kids set to perform include Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock), Chloé Bryan (School of Rock), Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I), Lilyana Cornell (Everybody, Les Miserables), Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock), Evie Dolan (School of Rock), Bonale Fambrini (The King and I), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots), Christie Kim (The King and I), Hudson Loverro (A Bronx Tale), Diego Lucano (School of Rock), Mehret Marsh (The Lion King), Dante Melucci (School of Rock), Tyrah Skye Odoms (Annie), Madeleine Pace (Once), Anthony Pierini (Big Fish, Mary Poppins), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), William Poon (The King and I), Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins), Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia), Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess, Mary Poppins), Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Milly Shapiro (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Matilda), Walden Sullivan (School of Rock), Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin), Zach Thomas (The Lion King), Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), Annabelle Wachtel (School of Rock), and Timothy Yang (The King and I). Get more details on MagicalMusic.org.

There are now new Waitress highlights featuring Cate Elefante! Watch them on BroadwayWorld.com.

Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) appeared on “Henry Danger” last weekend! Watch the full episode HERE with a cable login, and check out a photo below!

Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) will guest star on “Odd Mom Out”! Air date TBA. Find out more in his Facebook post:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Amelie, School of Rock, Anastasia, Sunday in the Park with George, and Waitress!


AMELIE Opening Night, YBAN Kids and Alumni at “Speech & Debate” Premiere, and more!

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Happy opening and break a leg to the company of Amelie!

Head over to our Instagram @YoungBwayNews for pictures of some of our alumni and current Broadway kids at the premiere of the film of “Speech & Debate,” or check them out below!


Watch a cover of “Something Just Like That” from Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) below:

Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will appear on Lip Sync Battle with their “Stranger Things” co-stars! Find out more:


Here’s a picture of alum Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) on the set of “The Greatest Showman”!

Check out pictures of the cast of Waitress as Sara Bareilles took her first bow on Playbill.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, Sunday in the Park with George, School of Rock, On Your Feet, and Waitress!


NEWSIES Returns to Movie Theaters for Final Day, Mehret Marsh to Leave THE LION KING, and more!

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Newsies returned to movie theaters today for one final encore!

Mehret Marsh is set to leave her role as Young Nala in The Lion King soon; go see her while you can!

Kids of the Arts is featured in the online publication Constellation Magazine! There are photos and interviews with KOTA founder Laura Luc as well as young performers Oona Laurence (Matilda), Raquel Wallace (Dream Street), Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street), and Kaci Walfall (The Lion King). Check it out on ConstellationMag.space!

Go vote for Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) in the Shorty Awards on Variety.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, Amelie, Miss Saigon, School of Rock, On Your Feet, Waitress, Sunday in the Park with George, The Lion King, and Newsies!

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Christopher Convery to Appear on “The Blacklist: Redemption,” “Little Boxes” Coming to Theaters, and more!

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Catch Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) on “The Blacklist: Redemption” on March 30th at 10pm on NBC! Find out more:


“Little Boxes,” starring alumni Oona Laurence (Matilda), Colin Critchley (New York Spring Spectacular, Waiting for Godot, Kinky Boots), and Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), is coming to theaters! Get more details on Deadline.com.

The pre-Broadway tryout of Trevor: The Musical, which will feature a predominantly teen cast, will bow this fall at the Writers Theatre in Glencoe! Get more information on ChicagoTribune.com.

Watch the trailer for the next American Girl Story, featuring Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine), on EW.com!

Assassins and Really Rosie are coming to Off-Broadway with Encores! this summer! Get more details on Playbill.com.

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

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SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Opens, NEWSIES to Return to Theaters March 4th, and more!

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Break a leg to Mattea Marie Conforti (Matilda) and the company of Sunday in the Park with George on their opening night tonight!

The film of Newsies will return to theaters one more time on March 4th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) has a new website from Stage Door Designs! Check it out HERE.

Check out pictures of the company of Everybody on their opening night on Broadway.com!

There are pictures from opening night of If I Forget on TheaterMania.com!

Here’s a hint about our next alumni interviewee: they switched their mode of transportation from scooter to unicorn! Any guesses? Only one more day until the interview is released!

Get a sneak peek at the cast of Anastasia in rehearsals on Broadway.com! Also, check out photo coverage from the show’s press event yesterday, also on Broadway.com.

Playbill takes you behind the scenes at School of Rock via Snapchat! Find out more HERE.

Professional Performing Arts School’s upcoming Mainstage production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying features lots of talented teens, including some of our alumni! The show runs March 29th to April 1st at Park West Theater in New York City. Be sure to check out the Dear Evan Hansen prize pack that you can win, including tickets, a backstage tour, and more! YBAN and KOT alumni in the cast include Madison Mullahey (Shrek tour, Mary Poppins tour), Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Drew Minard (Billy Elliot tour), Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot), Eden Duncan-Smith (The Lion King, Fences), Christian Dell’Edera (A Christmas Story tour), Brionna Trilling (Billy Elliot tour), Christina Jimenez (Runaways), and Maxwell Cabral (Runaways). Get more details about the show on PPASMainstage.com or in the Facebook post below:

Here’s the full video of the Annie segment from Inside Edition!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock and On Your Feet!

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