SHE LOVES ME on Today Show Tomorrow, DISASTER! To Close on Sunday, and more!

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Tomorrow, Nicholas Barasch (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story) and the cast of She Loves Me will perform on the Today Show! Make sure to tune in!

Disaster! has announced that it will close this Sunday. Go see it as soon as possible! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com. Also, check out the videos below of Baylee Littrell (Disaster!) singing with his dad and getting ready backstage!

Ruthless! has extended its Off-Broadway run again! See it through September 10th! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Congratulations to Aidan Fong and Kasey YouMe Lee, who are making their Broadway debuts in The King and I! Get more information on LCT.org.

The Winter’s Tale is coming to NY Classical Theatre this summer! Find out more about the production on NewYorkClassical.org.

The Today Show performance of Tuck Everlasting has been moved to May 13th due to bad weather!

Congratulations to Maya Jade Frank (Evita, A Little Princess), who has booked a recurring role on a TV series! Get more information in the Facebook post below:

Madeleine Pace (Once) is a Youth Advocate for Free2Luv, and today she is helping raise money to #RockKindness and stand up to bullying! Find out more HERE or in the picture below:

And here are pictures from the kids of Matilda, School of Rock, The King and I, On Your Feet, Finding Neverland, and The Lion King!



Maya Grace Fischbein Makes FUN HOME Debut, 2016 Tony Nominations Announced, and more!

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Congratulations to understudy Maya Grace Fischbein, who makes her Broadway debut playing Small Alison in Fun Home for the first time tonight! Get more information in her Instagram post:


Get the full list of 2016 Tony Award nominations, including a ton of our featured shows, HERE! Congratulations to all the nominees!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) will transfer to London with Lazarus! Also, she will take part in the upcoming production of Runaways at New York City Center! Congrats, Sophia!

The casts of Fun Home, Matilda, and more will take part in Stars in the Alley! See the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.

School of Rock, On Your Feet, and others received Astaire Award nominations! Check out the full list on TheaterMania.com.

Go behind-the-scenes at opening night of Tuck Everlasting in Episode 4 of “Forever 17” on Broadway.com.

“Jack of the Red Hearts,” which features Sophia Anne Caruso (Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) and Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory), is now on DVD and VOD! Get more information on IrishFilmCritic.com.

Congratulations to Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street), who has booked a job with Justice!

The trailer for “Bad Moms,” a new movie featuring Oona Laurence (Matilda), is out! Watch it below:

Kaci Walfall (The Lion King) appeared on “Good Morning America” to help Misty Copeland reveal her new Barbie doll! Watch the video on ABCNews.go.com or below!

The Matildas of Matilda learned how to fly trapeze! Watch the video below or on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from Tunes in Times Square and the kids of On Your Feet, Women Without Men, School of Rock, and Matilda!




Ava Briglia Joins MATILDA, Megan Trageser and Swayam Bhatia on “Saturday Night Live,” and more!

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Please welcome Ava Briglia, who makes her Matilda debut today in the show’s title role! Congratulations, Ava! Here she is with former Matilda Fina Strazza:

Megan Trageser (Dream Street) and Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) appeared on “Saturday Night Live” last night in this sketch!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Disaster!, Dream Street, The Sound of Music LIVE, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, Waitress, Fun Home, Finding Neverland, The King and I, Matilda, Tuck Everlasting, and School of Rock!













Rileigh McDonald Departs MATILDA, THE KING AND I’s 1-Year Anniversary, and more!

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Happy Trails to Rileigh McDonald, who has finished her run as the title role in Matilda! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Rileigh!

Happy 1-year anniversary to the company of The King and I! Here’s Bonale Fambrini‘s message to his cast:

Congratulations to Oona Laurence (Matilda), Colin Critchley (Waiting for Godot, Kinky Boots, New York Spring Spectacular), and Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), whose film “Little Boxes” premiered last night at the Tribeca Film Festival! Get more information on TribecaFilm.com.

Be sure to catch Megan Trageser (Dream Street) in addition to Niles Fitch (The Lion King) on Season 2 of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”! Here are some of Megan’s screenshots from the show:

And here are pictures from the kids of Matilda, Fun Home, Waitress, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Tuck Everlasting, and Les Miserables!













MATILDA to Close in January 2017, WAITRESS to Get a Cast Album This Summer, and more!

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Matilda will close on Broadway on New Year’s Day (January 1) 2017. Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Waitress will get a cast album this summer! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out the kids of Fun Home rehearsing with Rebecca Luker in an article on Playbill.com!

“High School Musical 4” is casting teens ages 14-17! Find out more on Playbill.com.

New York Live went backstage at Matilda! Watch the video below:

Here’s the closing number from the “When I Grow Up” cabaret presented earlier this month!

The kids of Matilda, Fun Home, Kinky Boots, and more learned how to ballroom dance in this video!

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) will appear on News 12 Long Island for her song “Free 2 Love”! More details coming soon, and check out Alexa’s post below for more info:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Tuck Everlasting, Finding Neverland, Disaster!, Matilda, Kinky Boots, and School of Rock!










Alexa Valentino Interviewed by Verizon Fios 1 News, Bobbi MacKenzie to Appear on Good Day Oregon, and more!

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) was interviewed by Verizon Fios 1 News about her single! The interview aired at 5pm today. Buy her song HERE!

Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) will appear on Good Day Oregon tomorrow! We will have video soon after. Get more information in the Facebook post below:

The kids of School of Rock are featured in Broadway.com’s Day in the Life with Sierra Boggess! Watch the video HERE.

Fun Home is taking video submissions for the child roles in its Broadway and national tour productions! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Check out photo coverage from Tori Murray‘s (Ruthless!) history-making 54 Below show on BroadwayWorld.com!

Shannon Harrington (Women Without Men) will take part in Take Ten, an evening of ten-minute plays at The COW Theater! Get more information HERE.

BroadwayCon will return January 27-29, 2017! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Here’s “Too Old to Cut the Mustard” from Rachel Resheff‘s (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) 54 Below show, along with Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Olivia Chun (The King and I), and Mehret Marsh (The Lion King)! You can also check out some pictures from the show in the Facebook post below.

Here are some behind-the-scenes pictures from “Hide and Seek,” a new film featuring Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess)!

Watch the kids of Broadway play Chubby Bunny in the video below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Tuck Everlasting, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Matilda, and She Loves Me!







Zoe Manarel’s Birthday, Raghav Mehrotra Leaves SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Happy Birthday to Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess)! We hope you had a great day, Zoe!

Happy Trails to Raghav Mehrotra, who has left the company of School of Rock! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Raghav!

Spend a two-show day at She Loves Me with a photo gallery on Playbill.com!

Tonight, Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) returns to 54 Below, joined by special guests Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story), Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Olivia Chun (The King and I), Mehret Marsh (The Lion King), and more! Get more information on 54Below.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Tuck Everlasting, Kinky Boots, and Matilda!












THE LION KING Cast Changes, FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE Cast Album Available in Stores, and more!

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Happy Trails to Jahi Diallo Winston, who played his final performance as Young Simba in The Lion King last weekend! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Jahi!

And congratulations to Tre’ Jones, who has made his Broadway debut in The Lion King as Young Simba! Here’s his announcement post on Facebook:

The cast album of First Daughter Suite is now available in stores!

Check out interviews from Lyrics for Life in LA courtesy of Rising Star Magazine in the YouTube playlist below:

On Sunday, Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Billy Elliot, Shrek, Mary Poppins) returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below with a new show! Get more information and check out the updated list of special guests for the show on 54Below.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, Annie, Fun Home, Disaster!, Kinky Boots, and School of Rock!













THE CRUCIBLE Opening Night, TUCK EVERLASTING First Preview, and more!

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Happy opening to the company of The Crucible! Break a leg, Elizabeth Teeter (The Audience, Mary Poppins)!

Happy first preview to the company of Tuck Everlasting! Break a leg, everyone!

Congratulations to Meliki Hurd, who went on for Bruce in Matilda tonight! Here’s his announcement:


READY TO GO ON AS BRUCE TOMORROW!!!!🎉🎉🎉🎉😬😬 March 31 #brucey #ready #broadway

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The Matilda article in Girls World Magazine is now available! Check it out on Tumblr!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Disaster!, Les Miserables, School of Rock, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Annie, She Loves Me, and Kinky Boots!




SHE LOVES ME Opening Night Coverage, LYRICS FOR LIFE LA Tonight, and more!

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Check out pictures from opening night of She Loves Me on Playbill.com, Broadway.com, and BroadwayWorld.com! Also, BroadwayWorld has coverage of the cast taking their opening night bows HERE, and Broadway.com has video coverage HERE!

Lyrics for Life in LA is tonight to raise awareness for mental illness and suicide prevention! YBAN’s Lindsay is there tonight. Check out one of her pictures from the event below, and we wish “broken legs” to all the kids in tonight’s performance, who include Madisyn Shipman (Enron), Major Curda (The Little Mermaid, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Shane Davis (Matilda), Peyton Ella (The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Jaidyn Young (Annie), Raquel Wallace (Dream Street), and Joy Kate Lawson (A Little Princess)! And get more information HERE!

We want to wish our blogger Emily a happy birthday today! We hope you had a great day, Emily!

Congratulations to James Ignacio, who went on for Louis Leonowens in The King and I recently!

The kids of School of Rock are featured on NBC New York! Check out the video HERE!

The King and I will hold an open call for its national tour! Get more information on ActorsEquity.org.

Baylee Littrell (Disaster!) was on Live At 5 yesterday on Broadway.com! Check out the full video below:

Check out Ava DeMary (Matilda, Billy Elliot, Evita) and Sawyer Nunes (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda) singing “Let It Go” at Cabaret for a Cause below!

Tonight, catch Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man) on “I’d Kill For You” on Investigate Discovery Channel! Get more information in the Facebook post below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, School of Rock, The King and I, She Loves Me, Fun Home, Kinky Boots, and Smokefall!