IF I FORGET Begins Previews, Mavis Simpson-Ernst and Laurissa Romain at 54 Below Tonight, and more!

Happy first preview to the company of If I Forget at Roundabout Theatre Company!

Tonight, Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Laurissa Romain (South Pacific), and others will sing Demi Lovato at Feinstein’s/54 Below! Get tickets HERE.

Watch alumna Rozi Baker (Mary Poppins, Shrek, Bonnie & Clyde) sing backup on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Waitress, The Lion King, On Your Feet, and Matilda!

 

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THE MOTHER OF INVENTION Begins Previews, Alumni Nominated for Young Artist Awards, and more!

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Happy first preview to the company of The Mother of Invention! Break a leg!

Congratulations to our alumni nominated for Young Artist Awards! They are:

  • Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Best Performance in a Digital TV Series/Film (Teen Actor) for “Stranger Things”
  • Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), Best Performance in a Digital TV Series/Film (Teen Actor) for “Stranger Things”
  • Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE), Best Performance in a TV Series (Leading Teen Actress) for “American Housewife”
  • Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), Best Performance in a TV Movie or Special (Young Actress) for Hairspray Live
  • Oona Laurence (Matilda), Best Performance in a Feature Film (Leading Teen Actress) for “Pete’s Dragon

Congratulations to Madison Elizabeth Lagares, who will join the cast of On Your Feet as Little Gloria next month! Find out more:

It’s Day 2 of BroadwayCon! Here’s where our alumni were today:

Check out a new vlog from Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos), as well as a full video from his Q&A at BroadwayCon!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Falsettos, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, and lots of current Broadway kids and alumni at BroadwayCon!

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Savvy Crawford Officially Joins Broadway Cast of AMELIE, WAITRESS Recoups Investment, and more!

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Congratulations to Savvy Crawford (A Little Princess)! She performed in the pre-Broadway tryout of Amelie in Los Angeles, and it has been officially confirmed on Playbill.com that she will continue with the show to Broadway, making her Broadway debut!

Congrats to the Waitress team on the show’s recouping its investment! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Alyssa Marvin (Dream Street, Number the Stars), Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I), and Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) are among the performers featured in an All Star Cabaret at the Broadway Comedy Club this Sunday! Get more information:


So excited to be performing with my friends this Sunday! Come see us!

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Presley Ryan (Fun Home, A Little Princess, The Sound of Music LIVE) will perform with Don’t Quit Your Night Job at BroadwayCon tomorrow night! Find out more:


Here’s the brand new trailer for Newsies in theaters!

Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) and Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) are scheduled to guest star on “Law & Order: SVU” on February 15th! Get more details about the episode:

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

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Graydon Yosowitz Joins THE LIGHT YEARS, Nico Bustamante Appears on “The Path,” and more!

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Graydon Yosowitz (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) has joined the company of The Light Years at Playwrights Horizons! Check out pictures of the cast below:

Nico Bustamante (A Room of My Own) appears on this season’s “The Path” on Hulu! Get more details:


Here’s Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) performing at 54 Below last weekend!

Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) talked about “The New Edition Story” and “Stranger Things” with Yahoo.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Hairspray Live, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, On Your Feet, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!


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Matthew Gumley in “For Real” and “Block Island,” Pictures from SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Former Broadway kid Matthew Gumley (Elf, The Addams Family, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast) will be seen next in “For Real” and “Block Island”! Get more information his IMDb page.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, Waitress, and On Your Feet!

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THE LION KING Plays 8000th Performance Tonight, “Beaches” Remake on Lifetime Tonight, and more!

Congratulations to the company of The Lion King, which played its 8000th performance last night! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Tonight, the “Beaches” remake featuring Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story) and Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) aired at 8pm on Lifetime! Congrats!

Colin Critchley (New York Spring Spectacular, Waiting for Godot, Kinky Boots) will be seen in the upcoming films “Breaking Brooklyn” and “Life Now, Life Then”! Get more details on his IMDb page.

Congrats to Isabella Russo (The Mother of Invention, School of Rock), who has booked an NBC pilot! Find out more on Deadline.com.

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

 

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WAITRESS to Appear on “The Wendy Williams Show” Tomorrow, Holly Taylor in “The Witch Files,” and more!

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Tomorrow, Waitress will appear on “The Wendy Williams Show”! Get more information in their post:

Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot) will appear in the upcoming movie “The Witch Files”! Find out more on her IMDb page.

Check out pictures of the cast of On Your Feet celebrating the show’s 500th performance on BroadwayWorld.com and Playbill.com!

The dark comedy Animal will play Atlantic Theater Company in May! Get more details on AtlanticTheater.org.

Miss Saigon, Sunday in the Park with George, Amelie, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory have been added to BroadwayCon First Look! As previously announced, Anastasia will also perform. Find out more on Playbill.com.

“Roxanne Roxanne,” starring Eden Duncan-Smith (The Lion King, Fences) and Taliyah Whitaker (brownsville song (b-side for tray)), will play Sundance this month! Get more information on OkayPlayer.com.

Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita) and Laurissa Romain (South Pacific) will sing Demi Lovato songs at 54 Below on February 2nd! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Get your tickets to “Trump: An American Musical” at 54 Below, featuring alumni Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) and Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos), HERE!

“Girlfriends Day,” with Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine), will be released on Netflix on February 14th! Find out more on her IMDb page.

Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) will be honored by the U.S. Department of Education next month for his award-winning short film! Watch below:

And here are pictures from the kids of On Your Feet, School of Rock, and the cast of the recent “Former Broadway Kids, All Grown Up!” 54 Below cabaret!


Video from “Matildapalooza,” “The Americans” to Premiere March 5th, and more!

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Watch the Broadway Matildas sing “You Matter To Me” at “Matildapalooza” on Tumblr!

“The Americans,” starring Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), will premiere March 5th at 10/9c on FX! Get more details on TVSeriesFinale.com.

Nerghiz Sarki (Fiddler on the Roof, Dream Street) shares her Broadway story with Justice in the video below!



Over the weekend, lots of Broadway kids joined together to support PEN America! Here’s Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas) singing the National Anthem at the event:

Here’s a clip from performing the national anthem yesterday!

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BroadwayCon will host two back-to-back Broadway Kid panels! Lineups now include Ava Briglia (Matilda), Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda), Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Heidi Gray (Annie tour), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting), Jake Lucas (The King and I, Newsies), Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, A Christmas Memory, Annie), Allie Trimm (Bye Bye Birdie, 13), Ava Ulloa (Matilda), and Kaci Walfall (The Lion King). Find out more:

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

 

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HOLIDAY INN Closes, “The Son” to Premiere April 8th, and more!

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Happy Trails to Morgan Gao and the company of Holiday Inn, which played its final performance today. We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Morgan!

“The Son,” featuring Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), will premiere on April 8th at 9/8c on AMC! Get more details on Deadline.com.

Congratulations to Rachel Quiner (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who joins Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) in “The Greatest Showman on Earth”! Find out more:


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

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HOLIDAY INN Livestream on BroadwayHD Tonight, Pictures from CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, and more!

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Tonight is the Holiday Inn livestream! Be sure to get your passes at BroadwayHD.com.

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

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