MISS SAIGON To Offer Actors’ Fund Performance, NEWSIES To Be Released Digitally, and more!

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Miss Saigon will offer an Actors’ Fund performance! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Newsies will be released digitally on May 23rd! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Tunes in Times Square returns next month featuring lots of kids! Our alumni and current kids set to perform include Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock), Chloé Bryan (School of Rock), Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I), Lilyana Cornell (Everybody, Les Miserables), Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock), Evie Dolan (School of Rock), Bonale Fambrini (The King and I), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots), Christie Kim (The King and I), Hudson Loverro (A Bronx Tale), Diego Lucano (School of Rock), Mehret Marsh (The Lion King), Dante Melucci (School of Rock), Tyrah Skye Odoms (Annie), Madeleine Pace (Once), Anthony Pierini (Big Fish, Mary Poppins), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), William Poon (The King and I), Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins), Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia), Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess, Mary Poppins), Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Milly Shapiro (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Matilda), Walden Sullivan (School of Rock), Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin), Zach Thomas (The Lion King), Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), Annabelle Wachtel (School of Rock), and Timothy Yang (The King and I). Get more details on MagicalMusic.org.

There are now new Waitress highlights featuring Cate Elefante! Watch them on BroadwayWorld.com.

Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) appeared on “Henry Danger” last weekend! Watch the full episode HERE with a cable login, and check out a photo below!

Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) will guest star on “Odd Mom Out”! Air date TBA. Find out more in his Facebook post:

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


NEWSIES Returns to Movie Theaters for Final Day, Mehret Marsh to Leave THE LION KING, and more!

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Newsies returned to movie theaters today for one final encore!

Mehret Marsh is set to leave her role as Young Nala in The Lion King soon; go see her while you can!

Kids of the Arts is featured in the online publication Constellation Magazine! There are photos and interviews with KOTA founder Laura Luc as well as young performers Oona Laurence (Matilda), Raquel Wallace (Dream Street), Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street), and Kaci Walfall (The Lion King). Check it out on ConstellationMag.space!

Go vote for Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) in the Shorty Awards on Variety.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, Amelie, Miss Saigon, School of Rock, On Your Feet, Waitress, Sunday in the Park with George, The Lion King, and Newsies!

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SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Opens, NEWSIES to Return to Theaters March 4th, and more!

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Break a leg to Mattea Marie Conforti (Matilda) and the company of Sunday in the Park with George on their opening night tonight!

The film of Newsies will return to theaters one more time on March 4th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) has a new website from Stage Door Designs! Check it out HERE.

Check out pictures of the company of Everybody on their opening night on Broadway.com!

There are pictures from opening night of If I Forget on TheaterMania.com!

Here’s a hint about our next alumni interviewee: they switched their mode of transportation from scooter to unicorn! Any guesses? Only one more day until the interview is released!

Get a sneak peek at the cast of Anastasia in rehearsals on Broadway.com! Also, check out photo coverage from the show’s press event yesterday, also on Broadway.com.

Playbill takes you behind the scenes at School of Rock via Snapchat! Find out more HERE.

Professional Performing Arts School’s upcoming Mainstage production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying features lots of talented teens, including some of our alumni! The show runs March 29th to April 1st at Park West Theater in New York City. Be sure to check out the Dear Evan Hansen prize pack that you can win, including tickets, a backstage tour, and more! YBAN and KOT alumni in the cast include Madison Mullahey (Shrek tour, Mary Poppins tour), Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Drew Minard (Billy Elliot tour), Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot), Eden Duncan-Smith (The Lion King, Fences), Christian Dell’Edera (A Christmas Story tour), Brionna Trilling (Billy Elliot tour), Christina Jimenez (Runaways), and Maxwell Cabral (Runaways). Get more details about the show on PPASMainstage.com or in the Facebook post below:

Here’s the full video of the Annie segment from Inside Edition!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock and On Your Feet!

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Mehret Marsh’s Birthday, Second Night of NEWSIES Screenings, and more!

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Happy birthday to Mehret Marsh (The Lion King)! We hope you had a great day, Mehret!

It’s the second night of the Newsies screenings! Find your nearest theater HERE.

Swing Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) went on as Madison at today’s School of Rock matinee!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Waitress, On Your Feet, School of Rock, The Mother of Invention, Kinky Boots, 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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Photo Coverage from NEWSIES Film Premiere, AMELIE Meets the Press, and more!

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Check out photo coverage from the red carpet of the Newsies premiere in movie theaters on Playbill.com and BroadwayWorld.com! Also, here’s video of Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) talking with some of the Newsies stars on the red carpet!

Take a look at photos of the company of Amelie meeting the press on Broadway.com!

Watch Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) perform with Voodoo Dead on LiveForLiveMusic.com!

There will be an open call for Annie Warbucks on March 11th! Get more information on KidsOfTheArts.com.

Isabella Russo (School of Rock) will depart her role in The Mother of Invention this Sunday to begin work on an NBC pilot! Alexa Shae Niziak (Women Without Men, Matilda, A Christmas Story, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) will begin playing the role of Ryder on Tuesday, February 21st. Congrats Alexa, and congrats Isabella on your pilot! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Happy Valentine’s Day! Watch Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars) in this sweet short film to celebrate love!

Rileigh McDonald (Matilda) began work on the podcast series “The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel”! Here she is in the recording studio:


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