CABARET FOR A CAUSE Videos, Alumni to Appear on Upcoming Episodes of “Sesame Street,” and more!

We now have more videos from Cabaret for a Cause! First, here’s Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda) performing “Lifeboat”:

Check out Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita) singing “Hold Me Now” and accompanying herself on guitar:

Several of our alumni are slated to guest star on two different episodes of “Sesame Street”! One of them will feature Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), Eduardo Hernandez (Really Rosie, On Your Feet), and Tori Feinstein (Matilda), along with tour kid Ellie Poon (A Christmas Story tour). The other will feature Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) and Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock). Find out more below!

A holiday edition of Anastasia‘s Broadway.com vlog “Royal Misfits” is up on YouTube now! Watch below:

“The Son,” with alum Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), will return in June 2018! Get more details:

“The Punisher,” with Ripley Sobo (Matilda, Once), will return for a second season!

Abigail Dylan Harrison (A Christmas Story Live, Ruthless!) has booked a voiceover gig! Here she is in the studio:

Also, Abbey was spotlighted on LoHud.com recently! Check out the article HERE.

A Christmas Story Live kids Hayley Shukiar and Marcello Silva are from the same town, and their town’s newspaper, the Thousand Oaks Acorn, featured them! Read the article on TOAcorn.com.

Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) spoke about “The Greatest Showman” with MyTwinTiers.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Christmas Story Live, Cabaret for a Cause, Frozen, School of Rock, and the original Broadway cast of A Christmas Story!

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Amadi Chapata’s Birthday, Shiv Ajay Pancholi-Parekh Joins FRANKENSTEIN, and more!

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

Congratulations to Shiv Ajay Pancholi-Parekh, who has joined the cast of Frankenstein Off-Broadway! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Once On This Island was named one of Variety’s 10 Best New York Theater Productions of 2017! Check out the full list on Variety.com.

Brett Gray (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) will star in the new Netflix show “On My Block”! Find out more on Deadline.com.

Andy Walken talked with BroadwayWorld about the upcoming A Christmas Story Live! Read the interview HERE.

The girls of Frozen performed at 54 Below tonight with their co-star Robert Creighton! Get more information on 54Below.com.

Watch Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) sing the National Anthem at Madison Square Garden!

Check out this video of the kids of A Christmas Story Live chatting about getting cast in the show!

Watch Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) talk about her experience living with Crohn’s Disease!

We now have more videos from Cabaret for a Cause! First, here’s the cast closing out the show with “You Will Be Found” from Dear Evan Hansen:

Watch Evie Dolan (School of Rock) sing and play “Praying” by Kesha!

Here’s Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess, Mary Poppins) singing “Avalanche”!

Finally, check out Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot) performing “She Used To Be Mine”:

And here are pictures from the kids of A Christmas Story Live and School of Rock!

SCHOOL OF ROCK Production Photos, SAG Award Nominations Announced, and more!

Check out new production photos from School of Rock on BroadwayWorld.com.

The SAG Award nominations came out today, and several of the shows nominated feature our alumni! Congratulations to “This Is Us” and “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” both featuring Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King), and to “Stranger Things,” featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie).

The Utica Observer-Dispatch highlighted Allie Kiesel and A Christmas Story Live! Read the article on UticaOD.com.

In addition to the previously announced Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), Nicky Torchia (The King and I, Kinky Boots) will also appear in the “Arkangel” episode on Season 4 of “Black Mirror”!

Check out these videos from this Monday’s Cabaret for a Cause! First, here’s Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess) performing “Stand in the Light”!

Here’s Gabriella Baldacchino (A Christmas Story tour) singing “All Grown Up”!

Watch Alex and Iris Davies (The Sound of Music tour) sing “If You Fall”!

Amadi Chapata (School of Rock) performed in the opening number of Gypsy of the Year! Watch below:

Get an exclusive look at the choreography of A Christmas Story Live!

Watch Brooklyn Nelson (Frozen, Matilda) singing “Mary Did You Know” at Lewis Memorial Baptist Church this past Sunday!

Check out Serena Quadrato (Matilda) appearing on “Lip Sync Battle Shorties” back in October!

Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock) makes a brief appearance in Dear Evan Hansen‘s “You Will Be Found” Virtual Choir!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause and A Christmas Story Live!


Kyla Carter to Voice “Trolls: The Beat Goes On” Character, Annabelle Wachtel on “Bull” Tonight, and more!

Happy Hanukkah to all those who celebrate; tonight is the first night!

Kyla Carter (Number the Stars) will voice a character in the upcoming Netflix series “Trolls: The Beat Goes On”! Get more details on Variety.com.

Tonight, Annabelle Wachtel (School of Rock) will guest-star on “Bull”! Find out more:

Watch Madison Elizabeth Lagares (On Your Feet) singing “How Far I’ll Go” at Cabaret for a Cause!

Also, Madison appeared on another episode of “Search Party” last weekend! Her episode, titled “Hysteria,” is available to watch on TBS.com.

Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) recently took part in a reading of the musical Into the Wild, based on the book of the same name!

Popmania chatted with Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) about her role in “The Greatest Showman”! Read the article on Popmania.com.

Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once) will guest-star on an episode of “Black Mirror”! Get a look at the show’s upcoming season HERE.

Here’s the new Portland Trail Blazers commercial, with Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock)!

Gabrielle Greene, Olivia Chun, and Zachary Zwelling stopped by AOL Build with their School of Rock co-stars to talk about the show!

BroadwayWorld has rehearsal and interview footage from A Christmas Story Live! Check it out HERE or below:

You can catch Chloé Bryan on as Tomika in School of Rock today and tomorrow!

We missed a show in our Golden Globe nominations announcement yesterday! Congrats as well to “The Sinner,” which features Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), on their Golden Globe nominations!

And here are pictures from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, A Christmas Story Live, and more!

Jaden Waldman’s Birthday, Golden Globe Nominations, and more!

Happy birthday to Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)! We hope you had a great day, Jaden!

The Golden Globes nominations came out today! Congratulations to “The Greatest Showman,” featuring Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street), Emerson Tate Alexander (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), Sawyer Niehaus (Fun Home), Rocco Wu (The King and I), and Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda); “Stranger Things,” featuring Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert); “The Post,” featuring Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street); “This Is Us” and “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” both featuring Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King); and “Big Little Lies,” featuring Iain Armitage. Check out the full list of nominations on CNN.com!

Watch Laurel Griggs (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Once) and Violet Tinnirello (Chasing Rainbows workshop) on last weekend’s “Saturday Night Live”!

Check out the trailer for “The Post,” with Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street)!

Also, here’s a sneak peek at “The Greatest Showman,” also featuring Austyn!

This makes me super excited!!! #thegreatestshowman

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Have you downloaded the Broadway Star Project holiday album yet? It features alumni Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock), Madeleine Pace (Once), Diego Lucano (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Merin McCallum (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Blake Devin Sheridan (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Bonale Fambrini (The King and I), Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock), and Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King). Find out more:

Tonight is Cabaret for a Cause in New York City, with kids from Waitress, Fun Home, and more! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Christmas Story Live, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Anastasia, and Once On This Island!

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Casting Notice, Feature on New SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Members, and more!

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is seeking boys around age 10! Check out the casting notice below:

Get to know some of the new faces at School of Rock in a feature on BroadwayBox.com!

Cabaret for a Cause will no longer perform at 92Y Street Fest on October 1st, but will perform at another location TBA. Stay tuned for more information!

Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) has booked a recurring role on a TV series! Congrats, Christopher! More details to come.

Can't wait to share the news!! #actor #tvshows #hardworkpaysoff #justyouwait 🎥🎥🎥✨

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Catch 1984 before its limited run concludes on October 8th!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, A Bronx Tale, and School of Rock!

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Sophia Gennusa and Madilyn Jaz Morrow To Sing On The Intrepid, CABARET FOR A CAUSE Schedule Update, and more!

Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda) and Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda) will sing on the Intrepid on September 11th. More details to come!

Update on Cabaret for a Cause‘s performance at 92Y Street Fest: they will take the stage from 4-5pm on October 1st!

“Stranger Things,” with alumni Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience), will return for a third season! Get more details on Variety.com.

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) appears in the latest episode of “Sugar, Butter, Betsy”! Watch below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Frozen, Waitress, Miss Saigon, and School of Rock!

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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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Happy Belated Birthday to Nicole Scimeca, Avey Noble on “What Would You Do?,” and more!

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Happy Belated Birthday to Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia)! We hope you had a great day!

Alum Avey Noble (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) guest starred on What Would You Do? tonight on ABC at 9pm!

YBAN’s Audrey was at the opening of Peace, Love and Cupcakes last night and had a great time! Congratulations everyone!

Broadway in the Boros featured a performance from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory this afternoon in Borough Hall Plaza!

Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars, Dream Street), Madeleine Pace (Once), and more will be performing at the Broadway Comedy Club on Sunday at 5pm!

Congrats to Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room), who has booked the role of Paco on Lifetime’s upcoming series “YOU”!

Milo Manheim (Generation Me) and his mom Camryn Manheim spoke with the New York Post! Check out the article at NYPost.com!

Zoe Wilson (Play Like A Winner) spoke with The Interval NY! Check out the feature at TheIntervalNY.com!

And check out these pictures and videos from the kids of Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Really Rosie, Anastasia, Generation Me, Marvin’s Room, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

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