Isabella Russo Departs THE MOTHER OF INVENTION, Alexandria Suarez and Fabi Aguirre Depart ON YOUR FEET, and more!

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Happy Trails to Isabella Russo (School of Rock), who has departed the role of Ryder in The Mother of Invention! Good luck with your pilot, Isabella!

Happy Trails to Alexandria Suarez and Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables), who have played their final performances as Little Gloria in On Your Feet! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Waitress, On Your Feet, Amelie, Kinky Boots, Anastasia, and BroadwayCon!

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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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EVERYBODY Extends Run, Alexa Valentino Receives President’s Volunteer Service Award, and more!

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Everybody has extended its run Off-Broadway at the Signature Theatre! Congrats! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Congratulations to Alexa Valentino (Number the Stars), who has received the President’s Volunteer Service Award from Barack Obama for her anti-bullying efforts! Check out these pictures:

Congrats to Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), who guest starred on “Evil Lives Here” over the weekend!


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Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) will star as Julie in the upcoming American Girl film “An American Girl Story – Ivy & Julie 1976: A Happy Balance”! Congrats, Hannah!


Check out a sneak peek from the cast of Amelie on Broadway.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sunday in the Park with George, School of Rock, Waitress, and School of Rock!

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Gabby Gutierrez, Jim Kaplan, and Gregory Diaz IV Join MATILDA on Tour, and more!

Congratulations to Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock), Jim Kaplan (The King and I), and Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), who have all joined the national tour of Matilda! Gabby returns to the role of Matilda, which she played in the original cast of the US Tour, while Jim will play Eric and Greg, who was a swing in the Broadway cast, will play Tommy!

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

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THE MOTHER OF INVENTION Opens, Mckayla Twiggs Joins ANASTASIA, and more!

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Happy Opening to Isabella Russo (School of Rock) and the rest of the company of The Mother of Invention at Abingdon Theatre Company! Break legs!

Congratulations to Mckayla Twiggs (Les Miserables, Once), who has joined Anastasia as the understudy for Young Anya!

Brandon Niederauer‘s (School of Rock) show in Connecticut has been pushed back! Get more details on the Facebook event.

Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) will interview Newsies stars on the red carpet! Find out more on YesBroadway.com.

In case you missed it, 1984 is coming to Broadway! Get more information on Broadway.com.

Despite the snow in New York City, all shows went on as planned today! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Here’s Jeremy T. Villas (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots) in a new Black History Month Promo for Nickelodeon!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, Waitress, and Amelie!

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Audrey Bennett Joins AMELIE, Alumni Nominated for Young Entertainer Awards, and more!

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Congratulations to Audrey Bennett (The Sound of Music tour), who has joined the cast of Amelie as the standby for Young Amelie! She will perform one show a week and stand by during all the other shows. Audrey makes her Broadway debut in the show!

Four of our alumni have been nominated for Young Entertainer Awards! Check out the full list of nominations HERE, and see the list of our alumni below:

  • Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), Best Supporting Young Actor in an Independent or Film Festival Feature Film for “No Letting Go”
  • Isabela Moner (Evita), Best Young Ensemble Cast – Feature Film for “Middle School”
  • Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Best Young Ensemble Cast – TV Series for “Stranger Things”
  • Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), Best Young Ensemble Cast – TV Series for “Stranger Things

Enter now on TicketCentral.com to win $5 tickets to the first preview of The Light Years at Playwrights Horizons!

EPAs for Broadway’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are coming up! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Tonight is Broadway Against Bullying at 54 Below, featuring the Shapiro Sisters, Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, Grinch) and Milly Shapiro (Charlie Brown, Matilda), and Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita)! Get details HERE.

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) has launched her own cooking show! Watch her first episode:

Here’s your first look at Season 2 of “Stranger Things,” with our alumni Gaten and Caleb!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Waitress, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, and Anastasia!


IF I FORGET Begins Previews, Mavis Simpson-Ernst and Laurissa Romain at 54 Below Tonight, and more!

Happy first preview to the company of If I Forget at Roundabout Theatre Company!

Tonight, Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Laurissa Romain (South Pacific), and others will sing Demi Lovato at Feinstein’s/54 Below! Get tickets HERE.

Watch alumna Rozi Baker (Mary Poppins, Shrek, Bonnie & Clyde) sing backup on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”!

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

 

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“Stranger Things” Wins SAG Ensemble Award, Shahadi Wright Joseph to Host Winter Blaze, and more!

“Stranger Things,” featuring alumni Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), took home the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series last night! Congrats, guys! Also, here are Gaten and Caleb meeting the press backstage at the SAG Awards:


Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) will host Winter Blaze at Harlem School of the Arts! Get more details:


Watch the cast of On Your Feet sing “Seasons of Love”!

Here’s Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) in his vlog from the third and final day of this year’s BroadwayCon!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Waitress, The Lion King, and lots of our alumni at BroadwayCon!

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Savvy Crawford Officially Joins Broadway Cast of AMELIE, WAITRESS Recoups Investment, and more!

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Congratulations to Savvy Crawford (A Little Princess)! She performed in the pre-Broadway tryout of Amelie in Los Angeles, and it has been officially confirmed on Playbill.com that she will continue with the show to Broadway, making her Broadway debut!

Congrats to the Waitress team on the show’s recouping its investment! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Alyssa Marvin (Dream Street, Number the Stars), Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I), and Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) are among the performers featured in an All Star Cabaret at the Broadway Comedy Club this Sunday! Get more information:


So excited to be performing with my friends this Sunday! Come see us!

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Presley Ryan (Fun Home, A Little Princess, The Sound of Music LIVE) will perform with Don’t Quit Your Night Job at BroadwayCon tomorrow night! Find out more:


Here’s the brand new trailer for Newsies in theaters!

Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) and Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) are scheduled to guest star on “Law & Order: SVU” on February 15th! Get more details about the episode:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Waitress, On Your Feet, School of Rock, and Sunday in the Park with George!

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Graydon Yosowitz Joins THE LIGHT YEARS, Nico Bustamante Appears on “The Path,” and more!

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Graydon Yosowitz (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) has joined the company of The Light Years at Playwrights Horizons! Check out pictures of the cast below:

Nico Bustamante (A Room of My Own) appears on this season’s “The Path” on Hulu! Get more details:


Here’s Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) performing at 54 Below last weekend!

Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) talked about “The New Edition Story” and “Stranger Things” with Yahoo.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Hairspray Live, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, On Your Feet, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!


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