New York City auditions for The Lion King are coming up! Get more details:
Tickets are on sale now for Once On This Island! Find out more on Playbill.com.
Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Kinky Boots, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Waitress, and Falsettos are among the shows set to perform at Stars in the Alley on June 2nd! Get more information about the event on Broadway.com.
Ava-Riley Miles (Doctor Zhivago, Evita) has booked a film! Congrats! More details to come.
And here are pictures from the kids of Amelie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, and A Bronx Tale!
Congratulations to If I Forget and Anastasia, which both won Outer Critics Circle Awards! If I Forget won for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play and Anastasia won for Outstanding Projection Design. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!
Congrats to alumni Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), whose show “Stranger Things” won Show of the Year at the MTV Movie & TV Awards!
Lots of our featured shows and kids have been nominated for Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Here they are:
Favorite New Musical: Amelie, Anastasia
Favorite Musical Revival: Falsettos, Miss Saigon, Sunday in the Park with George
Favorite Long-Running Show: Kinky Boots, The Lion King, Waitress
Favorite Leading Actor in a Musical: Christian Borle for Falsettos, Jake Gyllenhaal for Sunday in the Park with George
Favorite Leading Actress in a Musical: Christy Altomare for Anastasia, Annaleigh Ashford for Sunday in the Park with George, Phillipa Soo for Amelie
Favorite Featured Actor in a Musical: Ramin Karimloo for Anastasia, Derek Klena for Anastasia, Andrew Rannells for Falsettos
Favorite Featured Actress in a Musical: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos
Favorite Funny Performance: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos, John Bolton for Anastasia, Christian Borle for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Favorite Diva Performance: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos
Favorite Onstage Pair: Christy Altomare and Derek Klena for Anastasia, Annaleigh Ashford and Jake Gyllenhaal for Sunday in the Park with George, Christian Borle and Andrew Rannells for Falsettos
Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Male): Jon Jon Briones for Miss Saigon; Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Foust, and Ryan Sell for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Anthony Rosenthal for Falsettos
Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female): Savvy Crawford for Amelie, Eva Noblezada for Miss Saigon
Favorite Replacement (Male): Todrick Hall for Kinky Boots
Favorite Replacement (Female): Sara Bareilles for Waitress, Jenna Ushkowitz for Waitress
Favorite Tour: Fun Home, currently starring alum Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess)
Congrats to Jake, Ryan, Ryan, Anthony, Savvy, Ali, and all the kids in these shows! Get more details about the nominations on Broadway.com.
Check out Alyssa Marvin (Dream Street, Number the Stars) performing “I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas” at Tunes in Times Square!
Here’s Dante Melucci (School of Rock), Evie Dolan (School of Rock), and Jersey Sullivan (School of Rock) performing “Don’t Do Sadness/Blue Wind” from Spring Awakening at Tunes in Times Square!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, A Bronx Tale, Once, On Your Feet, The Lion King, The King and I, Anastasia, and Waitress, including many from Tunes in Times Square!
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!
Happy Birthday to School of Rock star Brandon Niederauer! We hope you had an amazing birthday!
We also want to wish a very Happy Birthday to our web assistant Audrey! Thank you for all you do for the website and we hope you had a wonderful day. Speaking of Audrey, she and Emily visited the diner over at Waitress last night and met up with Ella Dane Morgan post show. Great job, Ella!
The Outer Critics Circle nominations will be announced on April 25th. Winners to be announced on May 8th. The Outer Critics Circle is the official organization of writers on the New York theater for out-of-town newspapers, national publications, and other media beyond Broadway.
Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) has booked a pilot! We will announce more details as we get them. Congrats, Ella!
The stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory talked with Broadway.com about their show. Watch below!
And here are more pictures from Waitress, Kinky Boots, Miss Saigon, School of Rock, and On Your Feet!
The newest edition of our interview series When I Grow Up features Niles Fitch, who made his Broadway debut in The Lion King and later appeared in Our Lady of Kibeho Off-Broadway. Niles now appears in the ensemble of one of this season’s breakout television shows, “This Is Us”! He chatted with our founder Lindsay about life in The Lion King and interactions with “This Is Us” fans; read it HERE!
“Pete’s Dragon,” starring Oona Laurence (Matilda), is now available to watch on Netflix!
All Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, as of right now, are set to play as scheduled tonight and tomorrow! Get more details about that on Playbill.com, and please see respective points of purchase and respective shows for ticket exchanges and deals!
Here’s a video of Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale) singing the National Anthem at Madison Square Garden!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Light Years, Miss Saigon, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Kinky Boots, Sunday in the Park with George, Anastasia, and School of Rock!
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