Mckayla Twiggs Departs ANASTASIA, Kenneth Aikens to Join THE LION KING, and more!

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Happy Trails to Mckayla Twiggs, who departed Anastasia this past Sunday! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Mckayla!

Kenneth Aikens will make his Broadway debut in The Lion King next month! Find out more:


Check out an article on “Imperfect,” a new single from Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) that was released today, as well as the music video, on HuffingtonPost.com!

Watch another edition of the Anastasia Broadway.com vlog “Royal Misfits” HERE!

Alexa Valentino (Number the Stars) has booked a pilot! Here she is on set:

“Angelica,” featuring Eliza Holland Madore (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Matilda, Once), hits theaters via limited release on November 17th! Get more details:

Watch Jake Ryan Flynn (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) sing the iconic Frozen anthem “Let It Go” at Broadway Sessions!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, School of Rock, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Cabaret for a Cause!

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YBAN Interviews Christopher Paul Richards, Devin Trey Campbell Sets KINKY BOOTS Departure Date, and more!

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YBAN’s Lindsay talked to Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) ahead of tonight’s premiere of his new CBS show “Me, Myself & I” and the release of his new film “Professor Marston & The Wonder Women”! Read the interview HERE.

Devin Trey Campbell will depart Kinky Boots on October 22nd! Go see him before then if you can!


Here’s Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) singing “What It Means To Be A Friend” from 13 at Cabaret for a Cause!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, Anastasia, Kinky Boots, and A Bronx Tale!

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CABARET FOR A CAUSE Performance Videos and Broadway Flea Market Information, Ciela Elliott Joins OCCUPIED TERRITORIES, and more!

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Cabaret for a Cause will be on 45th Street in front of the Imperial Theater during Broadway Flea Market!

Also, check out all these videos from Cabaret for a Cause‘s event this week:

Emerson Steele (Violet) singing “Being Alive”:

Diego Lucano (School of Rock, Peace, Love and Cupcakes) singing “Reviewing the Situation”:

Carly Gendell (School of Rock) singing “Gimme Gimme”:

The full cast performing “You Will Be Found”:

Congratulations to Ciela Elliott, who has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Occupied Territories! The show is set to run from October 20th to November 5th at 59E59.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory now has a new block of tickets available through September 2018! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tickets for We Have A Voice, with lots of kids and teens from Broadway shows, are still on sale! Find out more:


Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) has a brand new single! Get it on iTunes now.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Anastasia, The Lion King, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Frozen, and Cabaret for a Cause!

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Announces Cast Album and Rush Policy, ANNIE Celebrates 40th Anniversary, and more!

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has announced that they will record a cast album and that they will begin a policy for rush tickets! Get more details about both on TheaterMania.com.

Happy 40th Anniversary to Annie, which originally opened on Broadway on this day in 1977!

“Shadowhunters,” starring Broadway alum Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music), has been renewed for its third season! Find out more on Deadline.com.

The casts of Kinky Boots, The Lion King, A Bronx Tale, and many other shows will perform at this year’s Easter Bonnet Competition! In addition, Waitress and Sunday in the Park with George will be among the shows honored in a bonnet parade. Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) featured in US Weekly!


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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sunday in the Park with George, Miss Saigon, Amelie, Anastasia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Waitress, School of Rock, and Kinky Boots!

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Jace Chen Joins MISS SAIGON, Video of Broadway Kid Panel from BroadwayCon 2017, and more!

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Congratulations to Jace Chen, who will make his Broadway debut in Miss Saigon!

Here’s a video of the Broadway Kid panel from BroadwayCon 2017!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matildapalooza, Amelie, On Your Feet, Waitress, The Mother of Invention, and Anastasia!

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THE LIGHT YEARS Begins Previews at Playwrights Horizons, Last Matildapalooza Performance Tonight, and more!

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Tonight is the first preview of The Light Years at Playwrights Horizons! Break a leg to Graydon Yosowitz (The Gold, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) and the rest of the company!

Tonight is also your last chance to see Matildapalooza at Feinstein’s/54 Below! Get tickets and details HERE.

Chloé Bryan (School of Rock) talked to Northern Virginia Magazine!

Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita) will host A Class Act NY’s next cabaret, which will take place on February 27th! The performance will feature lots of kids, including alumni Hayden Bercy (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), Nili Kepets (Dream Street), Christie Kim (The King and I), and Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars). Get more information:

Savvy Crawford (A Little Princess) talked to Pix11 about Amelie! Watch below or on Pix11.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Light Years, The Mother of Invention, Matilda, Amelie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, School of Rock, and Waitress!

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Matildapalooza Performance at 54 Below Tonight, NEWSIES Screenings Begin Across US Tonight, and more!

Another performance of Matildapalooza takes place tonight at Feinstein’s/54 Below! Get tickets and more details HERE.

Tonight is the first night of Newsies screenings all across the United States! Watch the trailer:

Get a sneak peek at Everybody below!

Here is Madison Elizabeth Lagares‘s first set of On Your Feet performance dates!

Watch Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) and Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) on “Law and Order: SVU” on NBC.com!

“The Nut Job 2,” with alum Isabela Moner (Evita), has been pushed back to August! Get more details on IMDb.com.

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

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ON YOUR FEET To Launch National Tour, “Nella the Princess Knight” Premiered Yesterday, and more!

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A national tour of On Your Feet will launch in October 2017! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Congratulations to Akira Golz (Matilda) on the premiere of “Nella the Princess Knight,” which aired yesterday and in which Akira voices the title role! Check out her interview with People.com.

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) is doing a show in Connecticut! Get more information HERE.

Here’s a cute promo for the final two days of Matildapalooza at 54 Below, February 16th and 17th!

Nicole Wildy (Dream Street) has been cast in the one-night-only concert of Boy Meets Girl! Find out more:

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) is now appearing in a commercial for Pace Salsa! Watch it below:


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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, The Mother of Invention, Waitress, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, and the Broadway kid panels at BroadwayCon!

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Win Free Tickets to CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Landon Maas Joins KINKY BOOTS Tour, and more!

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Find out more about a contest to win free tickets to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on BroadwayWorld.com!

Congratulations to Landon Maas (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who has booked the national tour of Kinky Boots!

Here’s a first look at Season 2 of “Stranger Things” with Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King)! You can catch an exclusive teaser during the Super Bowl this Sunday!

Simone Vysnovsky (Dream Street) appeared on “Good Morning America” yesterday! Here’s a picture:


Check out production photos from The Mother of Invention on BroadwayWorld.com!

The Lucille Lortel Awards are set for May 7th, and the nominations will be announced on April 4th! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Today, “The Comedian,” with Savvy Crawford (Amelie, A Little Princess), hits theaters! Congrats, Savvy!

Matildapalooza, a reunion concert of all the Broadway Matildas, returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below tonight! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Watch Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) on “The Harry Connick Jr. Show”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Mother of Invention, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Lion King, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, and Waitress!

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FALSETTOS Cast to Perform at Barnes & Noble, Vote for Gaten Matarazzo in the Shorty Awards, and more!

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Anthony Rosenthal and his Falsettos co-stars will perform at Barnes & Noble to celebrate the release of their cast album! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Vote for Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) in the Shorty Awards HERE!

Congratulations to Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), who has joined Matilda on tour!

Cate Elefante (Waitress) chats with The Broadway Wiz about her Broadway role HERE!

Alexa Shae Niziak (Women Without Men, Matilda, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, A Christmas Story), as well as Godspell Cast of 2032 alum Montana Byrne, has booked a web series! Find out more:

Alumni Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Sofia Roma Rubino (School of Rock, Matilda), and Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables) are part of the School of Rock promo team! Watch a recent performance here:

Watch the Broadway Matildas perform “When I Grow Up” at Matildapalooza in the video below!

Happy National Equity Swing Day! We honor all past and present Broadway kid swings, like Ellie Kim, Paul Luke Bonenfant, Ava Della Pietra, and Jason Kisare, pictured below at School of Rock!

Our founder Lindsay hung out with Rileigh McDonald (Matilda) in LA last night and had a blast! Here they are together:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Lion King, The Mother of Invention, Anastasia, and Kinky Boots!

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