Sophie Knapp Joins CHASING RAINBOWS at Papermill Playhouse, Isabella Iannelli Cast in “In the Heights” Movie, and more!

Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) has been cast in Papermill Playhouse’s Chasing Rainbows! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Isabella Iannelli (The Rose Tattoo) has been cast in the “In the Heights” movie!

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I am beyond excited to share that I booked a role as a dancer for the “In The Heights” feature film By Lin-Manuel Miranda, Directed by the best! @jonmchu , and @warnerbrosentertainment coming to theaters next summer 2020. This journey started in Jan this year and change my life forever. This has been a dream come true! Making new friends that I can now call family. The countless memories made will be in my heart ♥️ forever. I am so blessed to be part of the history making movie representing New York and our CULTURE. . ‍Screaming thanks to @breezyotoole at @msaagency for your love and support and believing in me. . The incredible choreography team: @chrislxd @danadaners @iamemiliodosal @enwilliams1 @eddietorresjr @princessserrano_ Never in my wildest dreams would I have imagined getting to work with the best team on the ! But it happened and it was so fun . . ❣️The amazing @meghanmcferran for being the best PA in history. You are so organized and always smiling and helpful. I LOVE you forever..You made every day GREAT! . This cast will get you out of your seat! You guys are all in my heart now and forever @lesliegrace @melissabarreram @anthonyramosofficial @coreyhawkins @noahlot_gotit @sheisdash @daphnerubinvega @stephaniebeatriz @gregdiaz4 #jimmysmitts @ariana_greenblatt and so many more amazing talent. ❤️ . Mom and dad, i couldnt do any of this without you ‍‍. . . #intheheightsmovie #intheheights #warnerbros #chrisscottchoreography #eddietorresjunior #industrykid #newyorker #nuyorican #jonmchu #intheheightsmusical #linmanuelmiranda #jonchu #fortheculture #latina #babybellz™️ #MSA #msafamily #msaagency

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Go check out Season 2 Episode 7 of “No Good Nick,” with alum Lexi Underwood (The Lion King), now streaming on Netflix!

This year’s Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios will feature mazes themed around “Stranger Things” and “Us”! Get more details HERE.

Congratulations to Heather Tepe (Billy Elliot, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Gypsy), who got engaged recently! Watch the video here:

Sam Primack (Dear Evan Hansen) performed “Waving Through a Window” at BuzzFeed’s Internet Live concert! Watch here:

And here are pictures from the kids of Frozen and Beetlejuice!




BEETLEJUICE, WAITRESS, FROZEN, and THE LION KING to Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park, Pictures from Advance Screening of KINKY BOOTS, and more!

Beetlejuice, Waitress, Frozen, and The Lion King will perform at Broadway in Bryant Park this summer! Get the full details, including performance dates on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out photos from this week’s advance screening of Kinky Boots HERE!

Take a look at pictures from the special sneak peek of this year’s New York Musical Festival shows for the press on BroadwayWorld.com!

Young Broadway Actor News founder Lindsay got to see alum and “Single Parents” star Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) perform a world premiere of a song from a new musical called Talk To Me at “A Little New Music,” a concert series to showcase brand new musicals!

Skye Alyssa Friedman (Annie) recently did a commercial for Jam Brites!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Beetlejuice, Ladyship, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!




Andrew Barth Feldman and Sam Primack at the Jimmy Awards, BILLY ELLIOT Original Stars Featured in The New York Times, and more!

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen) spoke with BroadwayWorld on the Jimmy Awards red carpet! Watch the video HERE or below, plus check out photos of Andrew and Sam Primack (Dear Evan Hansen) on the red carpet HERE.

The original Broadway stars of Billy Elliot, David Alvarez, Kiril Kulish, and Trent Kowalik, spoke to The New York Times about what they’ve been up to in the ten years since their historic Tony Award win!

Grace DeAmicis (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Devynn Pedell (Mary Poppins) have joined the lineup for “Switched” at 54 Below, presented by Growing Up Broadway!

Annabelle Wachtel (School of Rock) recorded a voiceover for Nickelodeon!

Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) recently filmed a commercial! More info to come!

And here are pictures from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and from last night’s screening of Kinky Boots before it arrives in theaters on June 25th and 29th!

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Photo Credit: Christopher Convery/Jake Katzman

Mikee Castillo’s Birthday, Olivia Fanders to Guest Star on “Happy” on Syfy Tomorrow, and more!

Happy birthday to Mikee Castillo (The Lion King), who celebrated her birthday over the weekend! We hope you had a great day, Mikee!

Tomorrow, catch Olivia Fanders (A Little Princess) guest starring on “Happy” at 10pm on Syfy!

Milly Shapiro (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) will star in her own cabaret at The Green Room 42! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, Waitress, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, and “A Time To Rock” at The Green Room 42!

“Dancing with the Stars Juniors” and “Stranger Things” Up for Kids’ Choice Awards, “Now & Then” Performance Videos Now On YouTube, and more!

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You can vote for “Dancing with the Stars Juniors,” with Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live), and “Stranger Things,” with Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience), in the 2019 Kids’ Choice Awards! Vote HERE.

All performances from the recent “Now & Then” concert, featuring current Broadway kids and former Broadway kids now all-grown-up, are available on YouTube! Check out the full playlist HERE.

Benjamin Harding (Matilda) is appearing in Urinetown at Chamblee Charter High School in Chamblee, GA, next week! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures from the kids of Kinky Boots, The Lion King, The Ferryman, Dear Evan Hansen, and What the Constitution Means to Me!






Pictures and Videos from FRANKENSTEIN, WAITRESS, FROZEN, SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

Check out these pictures and videos from the kids of Frankenstein, Waitress, Frozen, School of Rock, Anastasia, The Lion King, Kinky Boots, and Miss Saigon!

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FRANKENSTEIN Opens at Ensemble for the Romantic Century, Elie Samouhi to Appear on “Lip Sync Battle Shorties,” and more!

Happy Opening to the company of Frankenstein, presented by the Ensemble for the Romantic Century! Break a leg, everyone!

Elie Samouhi (A Christmas Story Live) will appear in an upcoming episode of “Lip Sync Battle Shorties” on Nickelodeon! Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Once On This Island, School of Rock, Waitress, Kinky Boots, Miss Saigon, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

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Annabelle Wachtel to Take Over SCHOOL OF ROCK Snapchat, A Very Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant at 54 Below, and more!

Annabelle Wachtel is taking over the School of Rock Snapchat for the entire week! Find out more:

Tonight is A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant: In Concert at 54 Below! The concert features performers including Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Sami Bray (1984), Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), Anthony Rosenthal (Kris Kringle The Musical, Really Rosie, Falsettos), Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Jeremy T. Villas (Kris Kringle The Musical, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots), Nicole Wildy (Really Rosie, Dream Street), Timothy Yang (The King and I), and Graydon Peter Yosowitz (The Light Years, The Gold, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown). Get more details on 54Below.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Miss Saigon, Good For Otto, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, and Frozen!

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YBAN at MISS SAIGON, Pictures and Videos from THE LION KING, SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

Merry Christmas to all those who celebrate!

I saw Miss Saigon tonight with YBAN’s Emily, and the show was great! Congrats to Edelle Rapada, who was on as Tam, and Lianah Sta. Ana, who was in the ensemble, on a fantastic performance!

And check out these pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, School of Rock, Frozen, Once On This Island, Miss Saigon, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, Kinky Boots, and Waitress!

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ANASTASIA, A BRONX TALE, and More Participating in Kids’ Night on Broadway; CABARET FOR A CAUSE Videos; and more!

Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, Once On This Island, and School of Rock, along with many other shows, are participating in Kids’ Night on Broadway! Read more on Playbill.com.

Check out more videos from Cabaret for a Cause! First, here’s Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot) performing her original song “Short Little Ridge”!

Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie) performed “A Song for my Sister” with her sister Anika Braganza!

Tori Feinstein (Matilda), Eliza Holland Madore (Matilda, Once), Lily Brooks O’Briant (Matilda tour), Sofia Trimarchi (Fun Home tour), Zell Steele Morrow (Really Rosie, Fun Home), and Rileigh McDonald (Matilda) sang “If Only You Would Listen” from School of Rock! Watch below:

Here’s Leah Rose, Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Hayley Feinstein (Fiddler on the Roof, A Little Princess), and Sofia Trimarchi (Fun Home tour) performing “When I Grow Up” from Matilda!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Endangered, A Christmas Story Live, A Bronx Tale, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, and Frozen!

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