First Trailer for “Julie and the Phantoms” with Sacha Carlson, RUNAWAYS Clip from NY City Center Archives Released, and more!

Check out the first trailer for “Julie and the Phantoms,” with Sacha Carlson (A Christmas Story Live)!

New York City Center has been releasing clips from their archives, including this one from Runaways, performed by Adleesa Edwards and the rest of the company!

Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) is now appearing in ads for the new Ghostbusters exhibit at Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum!

This week, catch Victoria Collett (Waitress) and her sister Francesca in a virtual production of The People Garden! The show performs August 28th-30th and Victoria and Francesca appear in the 123 Cast. Get tickets on PixieDustPlayers.org!

Here’s Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) performing during Rising Talent Magazine’s recent virtual concert!

New Episodes to Check Out:

Walter Russell III (The Lion King) welcomed a surprise guest to today’s episode of his “Paw”-cast!

Co-hosts Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin) and Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) shared stories from their time on Broadway and more in the newest episode of their podcast “Take A Bow”! Listen HERE.

Finally, this week’s episode of the “Little Me” podcast welcomed former Broadway kid Danielle Ferland (Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park with George)! Listen HERE.

ANNIE Panel with Cabaret for a Cause Rescheduled, Laura Benanti Seeking Teens for HBO Max Series, and more!

Cabaret for a Cause’s Annie panel has been rescheduled for June 17th at 8pm EST on their Facebook page! In the meantime, watch the full Fun Home Q&A that they hosted:

Laura Benanti is seeking teens ages 15-18 for a new series on HBO Max! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Also for teens, in this case ages 12-16: there is another workshop of the new musical Pitch In set for next week! Register HERE.

Winter Donnelly (Frozen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord) has formed a band with her brother called Muo Duo, and they just released a new single titled “Digital Island Resort”! Stream it HERE.

Watch a throwback to the New York City Center cast of Runaways performing at the 2016 Broadway for Black Lives Matter concert on Playbill.com!

Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill) stopped by The Stage Door Show recently!

Also, check out the newest episode of Joshua’s series “The Early Night Show,” featuring Michael Orland, Sami Bray (The Bedwetter, 1984), and Ariela Rozentul!

Finally, while her school’s production of Bring It On was cancelled, Tyrah Skye Odoms (Annie) was able to perform a virtual edition of it! Watch this clip:

Tony Awards List of Winners and Coverage, Free RUNAWAYS Performance Tomorrow, and more!

Congratulations to Once On This Island and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on their wins at last night’s Tony Awards! View the entire list on NYTimes.com.

If you missed the Tonys last night, or just want to watch it again, you can check out the full ceremony via CBS.com; find out more on BroadwayWorld!

Here’s the cast of Once On This Island performing:

We also have the full performance from Mean Girls, with alum Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime)!

Here’s the company of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child accepting their Tony Award for Best Play:

And here’s Once On This Island accepting Best Revival of a Musical!

Tomorrow, Runaways will present a free performance at the Delacorte Theater, courtesy of The Public Theater! You can get information about tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Once On This Island, Frozen, School of Rock, and more, including lots of Tony-related photos!

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RUNAWAYS Gala Staging Cast Announced, Broadway in the Boros and Tony Awards Performance Lineups, and more!

The full cast for next week’s Public Theater gala staging of Runaways has been announced, and it features many of the Encores! cast members from 2016, as well as several new cast members, some of whom are Broadway and tour alumni! Take a look at the full list of performers on Playbill.com.

A Bronx Tale, Once On This Island, and Kinky Boots will be among the shows taking part in Broadway in the Boros this summer! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

The casts of Frozen and Once On This Island will perform at the Tony Awards this Sunday! Get more details HERE.

Ayla Schwartz‘s (Frozen) mom Elaine chatted about raising a child actress on Broadway with KidGooRoo.com!

And here are pictures from the kids of Anastasia, Waitress, and School of Rock!

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YBAN Founder Lindsay’s Birthday, John Allyn to Depart SCHOOL OF ROCK, YBAN Class of 2018, and more!

Happy birthday to YBAN’s founder Lindsay! We hope you had a great day!

John Allyn will play his final performance as Billy in School of Rock on July 29th. See him before then if you can!

Congratulations to YBAN’s Class of 2018!

Ayla Schwartz (Frozen) was recently interviewed on KidGooRoo.com!

“Shadowhunters,” with alum Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music), will end in spring 2019. Get more information on Deadline.com.

You can soon do your own production of Waitress, courtesy of MTI! Find out more about the licensing rights on BroadwayWorld.com.

The kids of Broadway recently volunteered with Broadway Serves! Check out pictures:

Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon) has booked a film! More details to come.

Watch Mimi Ryder and Mattea Conforti battle it out in Matilda trivia in this week’s Frozen vlog!

Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) has booked a project with HBO!

The free performance of Runaways is a week from yesterday!

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, School of Rock, and The Lion King!

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Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations Announced, Free Encore Performance of RUNAWAYS, and more!

Frozen, 1984, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Once On This Island, Anastasia, Waitress, and Kinky Boots have all been nominated for Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Check out the full list on Broadway.com.

Runaways will have a free encore performance! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Olivia Bond (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) finished her run on “MasterChef Junior” just short of the Top 5. We’re so proud of you, Olivia!

❌SPOILER ALERT❌ I didn’t make it to the semi finales. 😭 Masterchef Junior has been an experience of a lifetime. It has taught me so much, and I’ve had a blast working on it. I have made so many new friends, and it is the best thing that’s ever happened to me. And I promise, I will keep on cooking, and perfect those macarons! 😂I just wanted to thank some very special people who have helped me throughout my masterchef journey! My Mom & Dad…They have done so much and I wouldn’t be where I am today without them. They have supported me so much! 💕I would love to thank my little brother & Big Sis, Remy. I loved having you, (my best friend) on masterchef with me! 💖 and Damian, you have given me so much support, and I couldn’t ask for a better brother! ❤️ love ya! 😘 I would like to thank the extraordinary, Karolina. You have helped me get where I am today, you met me the second day I was born, and I love you so much! 💗I would like to thank My godmother, Lin, my sister from another mister, Katrina, & her parents Jeff and Lizztte. Everyone has helped me so much on this jouney! And I wanted to thank my friends, for being there for me. My masterchef Junior friends and my new and old friends. I just wanted to say thank you💗😘

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Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) will promote her new EP at Rockwood Music Hall!

Check out these performance videos from Tunes in Times Square!

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Also, here are pictures from Tunes in Times Square!


And check out this picture from the kids of School of Rock!

RUNAWAYS Cast to Headline Public Theater’s Gala, “The Greatest Showman” Out in Theaters Now, and more!

The cast of New York City Center’s Runaways will headline the Public Theater’s 2018 gala! Get tickets HERE.

“The Greatest Showman” is out in theaters now! It features Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street), Sawyer Niehaus (Fun Home), Emerson Tate Alexander (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), Rachel Quiner (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Madison Smith (Matilda), Rocco Wu (The King and I), and Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda). Congrats to all involved!

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will release more tickets in February of 2018! Get more details:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, The Thing With Feathers, School of Rock, Anastasia, Frozen, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress!

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NYMF Awards Announced, KINKY BOOTS Sings Cyndi Lauper at 54 Below Tonight, and more!

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Play Like a Winner, Generation Me, and Peace, Love and Cupcakes all won NYMF Awards! Zoe Wilson won an Outstanding Individual Performance Award for Play Like a Winner; Carrie Berk won an Outstanding Individual Performance Award for Peace, Love and Cupcakes, and the show received a special citation for “Building A Movement Through Musical Theatre”; and Milo Manheim and Julia Nightingale won performance awards for Generation Me, as well as Best Musical and many other awards for the show! Find out more in these Facebook and Instagram posts:



The cast of Kinky Boots, including Devin Trey Campbell, Christopher Convery, Jesús Del Orden, and Jake Katzman, is singing the music of Cyndi Lauper at 54 Below! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) appears in this commercial for Monopoly! Check it out:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, and Frozen!

 

SCHOOL OF ROCK and A BRONX TALE Cast Departures, THE TRAVELING LADY and NYMF Shows Close, and more!

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Happy Trails to Gianna Harris, Brandon Niederauer, Sammy Ramirez, Paul Luke Bonenfant, Raghav Mehrotra, and Jersey Sullivan, who all played their final performance in School of Rock today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

Happy Trails to Hudson Loverro, who played his final performance in A Bronx Tale today! Congrats on a great run!

Finally, Happy Trails to the companies of The Traveling Lady, Play Like a Winner, Generation Me, and Peace, Love and Cupcakes, which all finished their runs today! Best of luck in all your future endeavors!

Christian Mullins (Kinky Boots tour) made his Broadway debut in Kinky Boots this week!

Watch footage from the A Bronx Tale performance at this week’s Broadway in Bryant Park below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, Generation Me, A Bronx Tale, The Lion King, Anastasia, and Frozen!

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PEACE, LOVE AND CUPCAKES Opens at NYMF, Jersey Sullivan’s Birthday, and more!

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Happy Opening to the cast of Peace, Love and Cupcakes at New York Musical Festival! I saw their opening performance tonight, and it was such a fantastic, fun show. You can still see it now through Sunday!

Happy belated birthday to Jersey Sullivan (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Jersey!

YBAN’s Emily saw Kinky Boots tonight and loved it! Great job, Christopher Convery and Christian Mullins!

Falsettos will arrive on BroadwayHD on August 14th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) has joined the cast of the world premiere of Mean Girls the musical in Washington, D.C.!

Today’s Broadway in Bryant Park featured performances from cast members from A Bronx Tale and Anastasia!

Watch alumni Nico Bustamante (A Room of My Own), Grayson Taylor (Mothers and Sons, New York Spring Spectacular), and Meliki Hurd (Matilda) appear on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Play Like a Winner, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, and Generation Me!

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