Austyn Johnson (Dream Street, Matilda tour), Trey Middleton (Matilda tour), and Serena Quadrato (Matilda tour) are making their Broadway debuts in Matilda tonight! Austyn will be playing Amanda, Serena will be playing Lavender, and Trey will be the swing for Bruce and Tommy. Get more information in KOTA’s post about Austyn below:
Congratulations to Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) and Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story), who have both been cast in the upcoming movie remake of “Beaches”! Gabby will play Young CC, the younger version of Idina Menzel’s character, and Grace will play Young Hillary, the younger version of Nia Long’s character. Find out more on TVLine.com!
Get your tickets now for Lyrics for Life, which is Saturday, September 10th; they’re going fast! Get more details HERE.
Hear Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) sing from The Lion King on EW.com!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, School of Rock, Matilda, Les Miserables, Ruthless!, and Kinky Boots!
Congratulations to Camp Rolling Hills, The Gold, and Tink! on their New York Musical Festival awards! Check out the full list HERE.
The recent concert of Ragtime on Ellis Island may get a full-scale production in 2017! Get more details about it on BroadwayWorld.com. Also, check out video highlights from the concert on TheaterMania.com!
Congratulations to Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins, The People in the Picture), whose film “Annabelle Hooper and the Ghosts of Nantucket” is out now on DVD, iTunes, Amazon, and on-demand! Find out more in her Instagram post below:
Happy opening to the company of Camp Rolling Hills at the New York Musical Festival! Break a leg to all!
Read an article about Broadway for Black Lives Matter HERE, and check out photo coverage from the event featuring the kids of Runaways on Playbill.com. Also, check out a video below–go to 0:39 for the Runaways cast!
Giuseppe Bausilio (Newsies, Billy Elliot, Irving Berlin’s America), Joshua Colley (Newsies, Les Miserables, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown), David Guzman (Newsies), Jacob Guzman (Newsies), Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), and Zachary Unger (Newsies, Chaplin, Big Fish) have joined a Newsies reunion concert at 54 Below on August 21st! Get more details on 54Below.com.
BuzzFeed highlighted the Broadway roots of Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), both currently starring in “Stranger Things” on Netflix! Read the article HERE.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trip of Love, The Gold, School of Rock, New York Spectacular, and Matilda!
Happy opening to the company of Missing Gemini! Break a leg to all for tonight’s opening performance!
Break a leg also to the company of A Day by the Sea, which began previews tonight!
Motown has announced a closing date of July 31st. Get more details on Playbill.com.
We have a lot of news about new projects that our alumni and current kids have booked! Congrats to all:
Alphonso Jones II (The Lion King) has booked a feature film.
Maizy Boosin (Camp Rolling Hills) will appear on “Chopped” next month.
Gregory Diaz (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown) has booked a commercial for American Family Insurance.
Lilli Jacobs (A Little Princess) has booked a voiceover for Atlantic Broadband.
Alivia Clark (Little Miss Sunshine, Dream Street) has a new animated series coming in 2017.
Madeleine Pace (Once) will appear in the short film “Hide and Seek”!
Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I) has joined the tour of Annie! She’s pictured below with Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars), who is also joining the tour’s company, and Madisen Johnson, a member of the tour cast.
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