Amadi Chapata’s Birthday, New SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Members, and more!

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Happy birthday to Amadi Chapata (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Amadi!

Congratulations to Ruth Righi and Sammy Ramirez, who both make their Broadway debuts in School of Rock! Find out more:


Yassssssss!!!! So pumped to be apart of the sor fam!!!!! I had the best opening night and will never forget it

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Lots of Broadway kids will appear on “Good Morning America” tomorrow morning at 8:30am with Broadway Shines as a part of GMA’s Warm Coats and Warm Hearts Drive! The coat drive ambassadors include alumni Makenzi Rae Fischbach (Billy Elliot), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), and Mary Stewart Sullivan (Enron, A Little Princess). Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet), Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables), and Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet) are also confirmed to be appearing tomorrow. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here’s the newest trailer for “The Son,” which features Sydney Lucas (Fun Home)!


Chloé Bryan (School of Rock) has joined the staged reading of Once On This Island! She will play Little Ti Moune. Get more details:

Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street) has booked the pilot of “Jambo’s Journey”! She will play the role of Sophia. Find out more:


The kids of School of Rock and Kinky Boots met Bruno Mars and Kevin Costner recently! Check out the pictures on Playbill.com.

The cast of Falsettos will live stream their cast album listening party! Get more information:


Sunday in the Park with George is coming back to Broadway! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Watch the episode of “Blue Bloods” that features Julian Silva (The Lion King) and Leon C. Outlaw Jr. (Motown) on CBS.com!

“Christmas All Over Again,” featuring Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), is out now! Here’s a trailer:

Here’s video of Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) performing at Madison Square Garden!

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

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“Stranger Things” Nominated for Golden Globe, Isabela Moner in “Soldado,” and more!

“Stranger Things,” featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), has been nominated for a Golden Globe for Best TV Series – Drama! Congrats! Watch a clip of the “Stranger Things” kids freaking out over the nomination below or on EW.com.

Congratulations to Isabela Moner (Evita), who has booked the upcoming film “Soldado”! Get more information:


The interview with Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) will air on Radio Disney on December 21st during the 4:00pm hour! Find out more:


A Time To Shine will perform again in January, featuring, among others, Olivia Fanders (A Little Princess)! The guest hosts of the event will be Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) and Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills). Get more details:


Lots of kids from the Broadway community came together to record Frank Wildhorn and Robin Lerner’s “I Have A Voice” and create a music video in support of No Bully. The songs includes alumni Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables), Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock), Ava Briglia (Matilda), Beada Briglia (Matilda), Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I), Hana Colley (The King and I), Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock), Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), Andrew DiTusa (Liberty, A Little Princess), Evie Dolan (School of Rock), Cole Alex Edelstein (Matilda), Tori Feinstein (Matilda, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Hayley Feinstein (Fiddler on the Roof, A Little Princess), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), James Ignacio (Camp Rolling Hills, The King and I), Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE), Luka Kain (South Pacific), Jim Kaplan (The King and I), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street), Kasey YouMe Lee (The King and I), Diego Lucano (School of Rock), Eliza Holland Madore (Matilda, Once), Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess), Mehret Marsh (The Lion King), Cayen Martin (The Lion King), Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King), Grace Matwijec (Matilda), Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), Dante Melucci (School of Rock), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), Angeli Negron (Les Miserables), Alexa Shae Niziak (Matilda, A Christmas Story, Women Without Men, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda), Mimi Ryder (Matilda), Talia Ryder (Matilda), Milly Shapiro (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Matilda), Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Walden Sullivan (School of Rock), Nicky Torchia (The King and I, Kinky Boots), Ava Ulloa (Matilda), Jonah Verdon (Disaster!), Jeremy T. Villas (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots), Alexandra Vlachos (Matilda), Aviva Winick (Matilda), Rocco Wu (The King and I), Timothy Yang (The King and I), Graydon Peter Yosowitz (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), and Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda). Watch the recording session and the music video and get more information on People.com.

Here’s the full video of “The Toycracker,” featuring Isabella Russo (School of Rock)!

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


HAIRSPRAY LIVE Tonight, Photo Coverage from SCHOOL OF ROCK’s One-Year Anniversary, and more!

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Hairspray Live was tonight on NBC! Congratulations to Shahadi Wright Joseph and the cast! We are so proud of you, Shahadi!

YBAN live-Tweeted during Hairspray Live tonight! Check out our Tweets from tonight on @YoungBwayNews!

Check out a feature on Shahadi on JustJared.com! Also, find out who Shahadi used to have a poster of in this video!

Watch Shahadi and her castmates show off their Hairspray Live trivia on EOnline.com!

Check out photo coverage from the celebration of School of Rock‘s one-year anniversary on Playbill.com and Broadway.com!

Watch highlights from Gypsy of the Year, including The Lion King, below!

Nerghiz Sarki will take part in a talkback at Fiddler on the Roof on December 15th! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fiddler on the Roof, Kinky Boots, Hairspray Live, On Your Feet, The Lion King, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Falsettos, and Waitress!

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Bobbi MacKenzie Departs SCHOOL OF ROCK, WAITRESS and FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Up For Grammys, and more!

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Happy Trails to Bobbi MacKenzie, who played her final performance in School of Rock tonight! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Bobbi!

Congratulations to the companies of Waitress and Fiddler on the Roof! Both shows’ albums were nominated for Grammys! Get more details on Billboard.com.

The Crucible and Falsettos landed on the New York Times’ Best Theater of 2016! Check out the full list on NYTimes.com.

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) is in a new commercial for Reese’s! Find out more:


Check out a mini-documentary about School of Rock on Broadway.com!

“The Toycracker,” a mini-musical featuring Isabella Russo (School of Rock), will premiere this Sunday during “Frozen” on ABC at 8pm! Also, look out for this Target ad featuring Isabella in magazines!


Tickets for Kids’ Night On Broadway are available now! Participating shows include A Bronx Tale, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, On Your Feet, School of Rock, and Waitress. Get more information on Playbill.com!

“The Son,” featuring Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), will premiere in March! Watch a trailer:

The first trailer for “Transformers 5,” featuring Isabela Moner (Evita), is out now! Watch it on JustJaredJr.com.

School of Rock celebrates their 1-year anniversary today! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Tori Feinstein (Matilda, How the Grinch Stole Christmas) will remain in Matilda reprising the title role through the end of the show’s run! Get more details in her Instagram post:


I'm so excited!💘💘I'm going to be in Matilda through the end!🎤🎭💃🏻❤️

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Here’s Diego Lucano (School of Rock) and Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) singing “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Hairspray Live, Waitress, Fiddler on the Roof, School of Rock, Falsettos, Kinky Boots, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Matilda!



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NEWSIES Tickets and Trailer Now Available, Gabby Gutierrez to Depart SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Tickets for Newsies in movie theaters are now on sale! Get more details on Playbill.com. Also, watch the trailer below or on People.com!

Gabby Gutierrez will play her final performance in School of Rock on December 11th, along with Luca Padovan (Newsies). Go see them soon!


Shahadi Wright Joseph and her Hairspray Live castmates talked about the relevance of their show in the Los Angeles Daily News!

Check out the newest video from Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos)!

The pre-Broadway dates for Frozen are set! Find out more details on Playbill.com.

Watch the full Newsboys Variety Show from last night featuring several Newsies alumni!

Leon C. Outlaw Jr. (Motown) will guest star on “Blue Bloods” this Friday! Get more information:


Congratulations to Ellie Kim (Dream Street), who recently made her official Broadway debut in School of Rock!


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, The Lion King, Hairspray Live, Falsettos, Waitress, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

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Makena Malonso Featured in New York Post, Jingle Jam Performs Tonight, and more!

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Makena Malonso (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is featured in the New York Post! Check out the article on NYPost.com.

Tonight, This Way To Broadway Live: Jingle Jam!, featuring kids including many of our alumni, performed at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theatre! The performance included hosts Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street) and Jamie Mann (Camp Rolling Hills) and performers Trent Kowalik (Billy Elliot), Oscar Williams (Fun Home), Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Adam Dorfman (A Little Princess), George Franklin (A Christmas Story), Rachael McVey (Dream Street), and Julia Lipsztein (Dream Street). Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Our founder Lindsay hung out with Lexi Underwood (The Lion King), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), and Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) in LA yesterday! Here they are together:

Sam Chuck (Les Miserables) has completed his second short film! Find out more in his Instagram post:


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

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A BRONX TALE Opening Night Photo Coverage, Gypsy of the Year Performers Announced, and more!

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Check out photo coverage from opening night of A Bronx Tale on Broadway.com, Playbill.com, and TheaterMania.com! Also, check out BroadwayWorld’s photos of opening night bows and the after party!

Fiddler on the Roof, The Lion King, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Waitress, and some of the Falsettos stars will all perform and appear at this year’s Gypsy of the Year competition on December 5th and 6th! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Check out the current leading ladies of Matilda chatting about Broadway with former child actor and Tony Award winner Daisy Eagan (The Secret Garden) below or on TheaterMania.com!

Leah, The Forsaken will open Off-Broadway in February! Find out more on MetropolitanPlayhouse.org.

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

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HAIRSPRAY LIVE Press and Interviews, AMELIE Tickets Now On Sale, and more!

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Watch interviews with the cast of Hairspray Live below or on TheaterMania.com!

Shahadi Wright Joseph and her Hairspray Live castmates were also interviewed on Broadway.com! The cast also appeared on the Today Show this morning–check out a video below or on Today.com, and get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tickets for Amelie are now on sale! Get details on BroadwayWorld.com.

The Falsettos cast album is now available for pre-order! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Tickets for Radio City Christmas Spectacular start at $50 on ShowTickets.com!

Kids’ Night On Broadway has announced its participating shows! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out pictures of the Kinky Boots kids in the studio recording the show’s Carols for a Cure track on BroadwayWorld.com!

Kids from Fun Home, School of Rock, and more sang in a music video of “Y Sentiras Mi Amor/Silent Night”! Watch it below:

Here’s Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda) and Akira Golz (Matilda) singing “For Good” at Cabaret for a Cause!

Some of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular will sing at Broadway Sessions this Thursday! Find out more:

And here are pictures from the kids of A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, and Matilda!

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HAIRSPRAY LIVE to Appear on Today Show, Luca Padovan to Depart SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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The cast of Hairspray Live will appear on the Today Show on November 28th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com. Also, check out more pictures from the production’s press day on TheaterMania.com.

Luca Padovan will play his final performance as Billy in School of Rock on December 11th. Go see him before then!


Congrats to Athan Sporek, who made his debut in A Bronx Tale yesterday!


Cabaret for a Cause performed tonight at The Cutting Room! Get more information on CabaretForACause.us.

Get your copy of this year’s Carols for a Cure album, including tracks from a ton of our featured shows, on the Broadway Cares Online Store!

Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I) is featured in Korea Daily New York!

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



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GYPSY to Return to Broadway in 2018, Kolette Tetlow on “Once Upon A Sesame Street Christmas” Tonight, and more!

Gypsy is planning a 2018 Broadway revival! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Kolette Tetlow (Iowa) appeared on “Once Upon A Sesame Street Christmas” at 7pm on HBO Kids tonight! Check out a trailer:

Also tonight, Jenna Ortega (New York Spectacular) was on “Disney Parks Presents: A Descendants Magical Holiday Celebration” at 8pm on Disney Channel! Here’s a preview:

Check out “The Thanksgiving Song” from Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Matilda, Falsettos, and Waitress!

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