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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GENERATION ME Opens at NYMF, Hudson Loverro to Depart A BRONX TALE on Sunday, and more!

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Happy Opening to the company of Generation Me at New York Musical Festival! Break a leg, everyone!

Hudson Loverro will play his final performance in A Bronx Tale on Sunday. Go see him if you can! He will also be performing at this week’s Broadway in Bryant Park with the show; get more details about that on BroadwayWorld.com.

Will Coombs (Matilda tour) will be joining the cast of A Bronx Tale! Congrats, Will!

“Sunny Day,” with Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot, New York Spectacular), will premiere on August 21st at 10am on Nickelodeon! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out highlights from Really Rosie on Playbill.com!

Sam Chuck (Les Miserables) has made it into Papermill Playhouse’s conservatory! Find out more on Patch.com.

Get the complete list of tour dates for alum Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) on her new website AlexaValentino.com!

Anastasia will offer an Actors Fund performance! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Guest blogger Wendy Dessler posted on our site earlier today, giving tips on the care and keeping of a dancer! Read her post HERE.

Nala Hamilton (The Lion King) will make special appearances at the Actors Connection summer camp this week! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Savvy Crawford (Amelie, A Little Princess) has booked a film with Sofia Vergara! Find out more:

My movie mom is so awesome!!@sofiavergara #savvysays #movie

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Peace, Love and Cupcakes and Generation Me!

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ASSASSINS Closes at New York City Center, Pictures from CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, and more!

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Congrats to the company of Assassins on a great run at New York City Center!

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

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ASSASSINS Opens at New York City Center, FALSETTOS Screens in Theaters for the First Time Tonight, and more!

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Happy Opening to Hudson Loverro and the cast of Assassins at New York City Center! Break a leg! Check out highlights below or on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tonight was the first screening of Falsettos in movie theaters!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Runaways, Blackbird, Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) has joined the cast of the workshop of The Secret Life of Bees! Find out more on EW.com.

She Loves Me and Holiday Inn now have PBS premiere dates! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Get a glimpse of a two-show day at Anastasia on Playbill.com!

Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet) has joined the cast of Really Rosie at New York City Center! Congrats, Eddy!



And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, and Peace, Love and Cupcakes!

 

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Gregory Ye Departs MISS SAIGON, Broadway Barks in Shubert Alley Today, and more!

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Happy Trails to Gregory Ye, who played his final performance as Tam in Miss Saigon last night! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Gregory!

Today was Broadway Barks! It took place in Shubert Alley beginning at 3pm, and the celebrity presentations started at 5:30pm, including alum Sophia Anne Caruso (Blackbird, Runaways, Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!).

Amanda Swickle (Tink!) has joined the cast of Eco at New York Musical Festival! The show runs from July 11-16; get more information on NYMF.org.

Check out Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies) in the Squigs sketch for Marvin’s Room on Broadway.com!

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) will play a show in Brooklyn on July 13th! Get more details on SupportLocalMusic.co.

Here’s a sneak peek at Peace, Love and Cupcakes from the NYMF preview concert!

Look for Suri Chen (Miss Saigon) in print ads for Joe Fresh!

Just found these two cuties in my email 👭😍😍😍 for @joefresh #zurimodelandtalent #summerin

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, and School of Rock!

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Happy Opening to MARVIN’S ROOM, Brandon Niederauer to Leave SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Happy Opening to Marvin’s Room!

YBAN’s Audrey saw the show last night and loved it! Check out stagedoor pictures below!

Brandon Niederauer is leaving School of Rock on July 30th! Make sure to see him before then!

Congratulations to Cate Elefante (Waitress), who has booked a video with Nick Jr.!

Check out the new music video for Alexa Valentino‘s (Number the Stars) new song “Driveway” below!

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) talked about his collaborations with the Eric Krasno Band! Check out the article at LiveForLiveMusic.com!

And check out these pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, 1984,
Anastasia, Miss Saigon, Anastasia, The Lion King, A Bronx Tale, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, and School of Rock!

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Jace Chen Joins MISS SAIGON, Video of Broadway Kid Panel from BroadwayCon 2017, and more!

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Congratulations to Jace Chen, who will make his Broadway debut in Miss Saigon!

Here’s a video of the Broadway Kid panel from BroadwayCon 2017!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matildapalooza, Amelie, On Your Feet, Waitress, The Mother of Invention, and Anastasia!

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THE LIGHT YEARS Begins Previews at Playwrights Horizons, Last Matildapalooza Performance Tonight, and more!

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Tonight is the first preview of The Light Years at Playwrights Horizons! Break a leg to Graydon Yosowitz (The Gold, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) and the rest of the company!

Tonight is also your last chance to see Matildapalooza at Feinstein’s/54 Below! Get tickets and details HERE.

Chloé Bryan (School of Rock) talked to Northern Virginia Magazine!

Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita) will host A Class Act NY’s next cabaret, which will take place on February 27th! The performance will feature lots of kids, including alumni Hayden Bercy (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), Nili Kepets (Dream Street), Christie Kim (The King and I), and Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars). Get more information:

Savvy Crawford (A Little Princess) talked to Pix11 about Amelie! Watch below or on Pix11.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Light Years, The Mother of Invention, Matilda, Amelie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, School of Rock, and Waitress!

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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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ON YOUR FEET To Launch National Tour, “Nella the Princess Knight” Premiered Yesterday, and more!

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A national tour of On Your Feet will launch in October 2017! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Congratulations to Akira Golz (Matilda) on the premiere of “Nella the Princess Knight,” which aired yesterday and in which Akira voices the title role! Check out her interview with People.com.

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) is doing a show in Connecticut! Get more information HERE.

Here’s a cute promo for the final two days of Matildapalooza at 54 Below, February 16th and 17th!

Nicole Wildy (Dream Street) has been cast in the one-night-only concert of Boy Meets Girl! Find out more:

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) is now appearing in a commercial for Pace Salsa! Watch it below:

Serving you up some laughter on #tacotuesday #pacesalsa #tacos #actinglife #laughter #comedy #gianinasjourney @pacesalsaandsauces

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, The Mother of Invention, Waitress, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, and the Broadway kid panels at BroadwayCon!

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