As we continue to look back in honor of our 10th anniversary, we re-visit 2017, when Broadway welcomed childhood favorites Anastasia and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and welcomed back Once On This Island and Miss Saigon!
2018 was another busy year for us as we covered shows like Frozen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and The Ferryman, as well as the Off-Broadway hit The Jungle!
We’ve now had a first and second wave of cast announcements for our 10th anniversary virtual concert this Monday, April 13th at 4pm PST / 7pm EST! The concert will take place on YouTube (streaming link to come) and the lineup will include (with more announcements coming soon):
Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables, On Your Feet)
Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars)
Noah Baird (Matilda, A Christmas Story Live)
Caroline Basu (School of Rock)
Audrey Bennett (Frozen, Amelie)
Sway Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street)
Dara Paige Bloomfield (Ragtime)
Catherine Ashmore Bradley (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child)
Adriana Braganza (The King and I)
Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie)
Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984)
Chloe Bryan (School of Rock)
Grace Capeless (Matilda, The Lion King, A Christmas Story)
Jordan Cole (School of Rock)
Victoria Csatay (Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child)
Miranda Jo DeMott (Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, “In The Heights”)
Reese Sebastian Diaz (Mary Poppins, Dear Evan Hansen)
Cate Elefante (Waitress)
Bonale Fambrini (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The King and I)
Jake Ryan Flynn (Mrs. Doubtfire, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)
Skye Alyssa Friedman (Annie)
Carly Gold (The Ferryman)
Katie Grober (Waitress)
Taylor Paige Henderson (The Bedwetter)
Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo)
Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot)
Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables)
Diego Lucano (School of Rock, Pedro Pan, Peace, Love and Cupcakes)
Mehret Marsh (Tina, The Lion King)
Alyssa Emily Marvin (Trevor, Number the Stars)
Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)
Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress)
Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands)
Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda)
Zell Steele Morrow (Assassins, Fun Home, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Mary Page Marlowe, Really Rosie)
Brooklyn Nelson (Frozen, Matilda)
Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot)
Sebastian Ortiz (A Christmas Carol)
Madeleine Pace (Once, The Hard Problem)
Nirvaan Pal (School of Rock)
GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda, “Dance Moms”)
Delilah Rose Pellow (Anastasia)
Ayla Schwartz (Frozen)
Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia)
Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess)
Levi Smith (A Bronx Tale)
Jai Ram Srinivasan (A Christmas Carol)
Lily Tamburo (Mrs. Doubtfire)
Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill)
Jeremy T. Villas (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots)
Jaden Myles Waldman (Caroline, Or Change, Radio City Christmas Spectacular)
Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon)
Jaidyn Young (Annie)
Trevor has postponed performances through June 7th. More updates coming soon!
Nia Sioux (Trip of Love, “Dance Moms”) wrote a book and it’s available to pre-order now!
Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) sang “Waving Through A Window” for the cast of HBO’s “Barry” during a recent “Stars In The House” live stream! (He appears around 52:09.)
Check out Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King) covering Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now” as part of Acapop! KIDS:
Check out the newest single from Big Pity, a new band including Broadway alum Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), titled “Things to Work On,” on Apple Music or Spotify!
Milo Manheim (Generation Me) took part in “Saturday Night Seder” tonight! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
Mehret Marsh (Tina) livestreamed from (YOUNG)’s Instagram account today!
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!
Break a leg to the company of Miss Saigon on their first preview tonight!
Several of our alumni took part in a recent reading of Diary of a Wimpy Kid! Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story), Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), David Rosenthal (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), and Jeremy T. Villas (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots) were among the young actors who took part. Check out pictures:
Take a look at photo coverage from Kids’ Night On Broadway last night on BroadwayWorld.com!
Watch Mimi Ryder (Matilda) and Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I) in this new Sprout commercial!
Here’s Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting) in a music video for “Good Girl Winnie Foster”!
Congrats to Avey Noble (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who has booked “What Would You Do?”!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, On Your Feet, Anastasia, The Lion King, Waitress, Sunday in the Park with George, Kinky Boots, and lots of other Broadway kids, including media from last night’s Kids’ Night On Broadway events!
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