6th Anniversary of Shannon Tavarez’s Passing, Kids Night On Broadway Is Back, and more!

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Today we’re remembering Shannon Tavarez, a former The Lion King cub who passed away from leukemia on this day six years ago. We love you, Shannon.

Kids Night On Broadway will take place on February 28, 2017! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Holiday Inn and Hairspray Live are set to perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this year! There are more shows performing TBA. Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out Isabella Russo (School of Rock) in an interview with the Honolulu Star Advertiser!

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Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills) appeared on “Good Morning America” yesterday! Here’s a picture:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Once, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Hairspray Live, Falsettos, Matilda, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, Waitress, and The Lion King!

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Eduardo Hernandez’s Birthday, A DAY BY THE SEA Closes, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet)! We hope you had a great day!

Happy trails to Frederick Buford, Kylie McVey, and their A Day by the Sea castmates, and congrats on a great run! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!

Happy Halloween! Be safe and have fun tonight! Here are some brief clips from the Broadway kids’ Halloween party at The Lion King!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Waitress, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Lion King, and A Day by the Sea!

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FALSETTOS Opening Night, Alumni Perform Munster Stomp on “Today Show,” and more!

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Happy opening to the company of Falsettos! Break a leg, everyone! You can check out clips from the show HERE. Also, Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) is Broadway.com’s newest Fresh Face–check out his interview HERE.

Some of our alumni performed the Munster Stomp on the “Today Show” this morning! Check out a video of the performance below or on Today.com, and check out a picture below as well.

Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess) has booked a role on “Mother Goose Club”! Here she is in the recording studio:

Fun recording today for @mothergooseclub

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Mother of Invention is coming to Abingdon Theatre next year! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Students! Bring your IDs to School of Rock this Sunday and get $37 tickets!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Matilda, Falsettos, and On Your Feet!

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Daisy Eagan’s Letter to SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids, Yonkers Open Call for SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Daisy Eagan, a Tony winner at age 11 for her performance as Mary in the original Broadway cast of The Secret Garden, wrote a letter to the kids of School of Rock recently after seeing the show! Read it on Playbill.com.

School of Rock is holding another open call, this time in Yonkers! Find out more:

Check out pictures from Nothing Like A Dame, which featured the Matildas of Matilda, on BroadwayWorld.com!

Pennsylvania fans! Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street) is playing Flick in A Christmas Story at the Media Theater. Here’s his performance schedule:

Isabella Russo (School of Rock) will appear in a Target ad campaign for the holidays based on The Nutcracker story with John Legend and Chrissy Teigen! Find out more on CampaignLive.com.

Falsettos is getting a cast album! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Ben Cook (Ragtime, Billy Elliot) and Elizabeth Crawford (Tuck Everlasting) performed at the most recent At This Performance concert! Check out a picture:

Here are some pictures from the New York City Center production of Sunday in the Park with George, which features Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda)!

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

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Full Munster Mash Video from Cozi TV, Sophia Guarnaschelli on “Kevin Can Wait,” and more!

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Here’s the full video of the Munster Mash on Cozi TV, featuring lots of our alumni, including kids from Matilda, Fiddler on the Roof, and more!

Catch Sophia Guarnaschelli (Tink!) on an episode of “Kevin Can Wait” very soon! Here are pictures of her time on set:

Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess) and Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) will host A Class Act NY’s “Songs from the Silver Screen” on October 25th! The event will also feature Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Chloe Wheeler (Dream Street), and many other kids. Get more information:

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) is among Time’s Most Influential Teens! Check out the list HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress!

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A BRONX TALE Press Day Photos, Caleb McLaughlin on “Blue Bloods” Tonight, and more!

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Check out photos from today’s press day at A Bronx Tale on BroadwayWorld.com and TheaterMania.com!

Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) guest-starred on “Blue Bloods” tonight at 10/9c on CBS! Get more information in his Instagram post:

I will be on @bluebloods_cbs tonight make sure you check it out 👌🏿😆😝

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The Lazarus cast album is out now!

Peyton Royce Lusk (Falsettos) and Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda) will host A Class Act NY’s “Songs from the Silver Screen” on October 24th at the Triad Theater! The event will feature Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), Madeleine Pace (Once), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), Violet Young (Number the Stars), and others! Find out more:

13 Going On 30 is aiming for Broadway! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

“Containment,” featuring Zachary Unger (Big Fish, Chaplin, Newsies), is on Netflix as of today! Find out more on USAToday.com.

Also out today, in select theaters, is “American Pastoral,” featuring Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine)! Watch the trailer below:

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

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Mavis Simpson-Ernst in SPELLBOUND Tomorrow, Maya Jade Frank on “Bizaardvark” Again, and more!

Tomorrow, catch Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess) in a reading of Spellbound! Find out more:

Maya Jade Frank (Evita, Mary Poppins, A Little Princess) will be back on “Bizaardvark” this Sunday at 8:30pm on Disney Channel! Get more details:

who is ready for more #superfan action this weekend from #Belissa on #disneychannel ?!!✨✨✨

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Here’s a quick vlog from Finn Douglas (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, and more!

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Makena Malonso Joins RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, Simone Vysnovsky Books Scholastic Gig, and more!

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Congratulations to Makena Malonso, who has joined this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular as one of the three girls playing Clara!

Congrats to Simone Vysnovsky (Dream Street), who has booked a gig with Scholastic! Find out more:

Check out the new Hairspray Live promo with Shahadi Wright Joseph (School of Rock, The Lion King)!

Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) and Kaci Walfall (The Lion King) will host “Songs from the Silver Screen” on October 17th! The cabaret is being put on by A Class Act NY, and performers include Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars), and Amanda Swickle (Tink!). Get more information:



Watch this special feature from Fox 5 News on Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock)!

And here are pictures from the kids of School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Falsettos!

 

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A DAY BY THE SEA Cast Changes, Carly Gendell on for Summer in SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Frederick Buford (The City of Conversation), pictured below at left, has joined A Day by the Sea as Athan Sporek (Les Miserables) exits to begin rehearsals for A Bronx Tale. Congrats, Frederick, and happy trails and best of luck, Athan!

Carly Gendell will be on for the role of Summer in School of Rock on October 16th at 1pm and 6pm! Also, she hosted a Periscope today at 4:30pm! Find out more in her Instagram post:

“Legends of the Hidden Temple,” which features Isabela Moner (Evita) and Colin Critchley (New York Spring Spectacular, Waiting for Godot, Kinky Boots), will are on Nickelodeon on November 26th at 8pm! Get more details on Vulture.com.

“Shadowhunters,” starring Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music), will return with Season 2 on January 2nd, 2017! Get more information on Deadline.com.

Here’s the School of Rock kids performing “Sweet Child O’ Mine” at the Oculus opening at the World Trade Center!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fiddler on the Roof, School of Rock, Hairspray Live, On Your Feet, and Waitress!

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MATILDA Kids to Perform at “Nothing Like A Dame,” Ben Cook to Guest Star on SVU, and more!

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Ava Briglia, Willow McCarthy, and Aviva Winick, the Matildas of Matilda, will perform at “Nothing Like A Dame” on October 24th! Find out more about the event HERE.

Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) will guest star on “Law and Order: SVU”! Find out more:

First day of filming 📽 Super excited for these next few weeks! #SVU

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Alivia Clark (Little Miss Sunshine, Dream Street) appeared in a sketch last night during “Saturday Night Live”! Watch it below:

Be on the lookout for Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) in a new Hairspray Live ad!

Isabella Russo (School of Rock), Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), and Ethan Khusidman (School of Rock, Soul Doctor) Skyped with cast members from Hawaii Children’s Theatre’s production of School of Rock! Find out more HERE.

Watch Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) sing at Birdland in the video below!

Broadway Wiz talked to Alexandria Suarez (On Your Feet)! Read the interview on BroadwayWiz.com.

Madison Dodger Online featured Cate Elefante (Waitress)! Check out the article HERE.

Check out more pictures from the Holiday Inn opening night party on BroadwayWorld.com!

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

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