Casting for PEACE, LOVE AND CUPCAKES and FROZEN Announced, SCHOOL OF ROCK to Sing at Sing For Hope Piano, and more!

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The cast of Peace, Love and Cupcakes at this summer’s New York Musical Festival has been announced! It will include Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), who is also the co-playwright of the show, James Ignacio (The King and I, Camp Rolling Hills), Diego Lucano (School of Rock), Eliza Holland Madore (Matilda, Once), Madison Mullahey (Mary Poppins tour, Shrek tour), Grace Rundhaug (The Sound of Music LIVE, Camp Rolling Hills), Lauren Bryant, Victoria Csatay, Miranda Jo DeMott, Mili Green, David Hoffman (Camp Rolling Hills), Isabelle Livingstone, Cameron Mann, Chloe Manna (Camp Rolling Hills), Merin McCallum (Camp Rolling Hills), Casey Nadzam, Ksenia Nakonechny, Alexa Reeves, Jack Richman, Jamilah Rosemond, Tai Sandhu, Blake Devin Sheridan, and Alex St. Andre. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!

Casting has also been announced for the pre-Broadway tryout and Broadway production of Frozen! Congratulations to Audrey Bennett (Amelie, The Sound of Music tour) and Mattea Conforti (Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), who will alternate as Young Anna, and Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda) and Ayla Schwartz, who will alternate as Young Elsa! The show also marks Ayla’s Broadway debut. Find out more on Playbill.com.

The cast of School of Rock will sing at a Sing For Hope piano on June 20th! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Waitress, Anastasia, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory have joined the lineup for Broadway in the Boros! Check out the full list of performances on Playbill.com.

Jete Laurence (Number the Stars) will recur on “Younger” and “Sneaky Pete” this season! Find out more:

Cole Bullock (The Lion King) will sing with Lorde on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” next month!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, The Lion King, and Anastasia!

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NEWSIES to Return to Movie Theaters, Broadway in Bryant Park Lineup Announced, and more!

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Newsies will return to movie theaters this summer! Get more details on Playbill.com.

This summer’s lineup for Broadway in Bryant Park is set to include Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Waitress, A Bronx Tale, Anastasia, Miss Saigon, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and many others! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Nili Kepets (Dream Street) appears in this commercial for Luna Park Coney Island!

Alumni Devynn Pedell (Mary Poppins), Matthew Gumley (Elf, The Addams Family, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast), and Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) have joined the cast of Happily: The Musical at New York Musical Festival! Check it out:

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

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Jonah Mussolino Joins A BRONX TALE, Lilyana Tiare Cornell in THE GOODBYE GIRL at 54 Below, and more!

Congratulations to Jonah Mussolino, who officially joins A Bronx Tale today!

Lilyana Tiare Cornell (Everybody, Les Miserables) has joined The Goodbye Girl in concert at 54 Below! Get tickets HERE.

Aubrey Joseph (The Lion King) will star in Marvel’s series “Cloak & Dagger,” coming to Freeform next year! Find out more on his IMDb page.

Congratulations to the Broadway kid alumni members of Class of 2017–anyone graduating from college, high school, middle school, or elementary school! Check out the list of where the high school Class of 2017 is going to college!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, Waitress, The Lion King, School of Rock, On Your Feet, Marvin’s Room, A Bronx Tale, and Falsettos!

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Athan Sporek Departs A BRONX TALE, Tony Awards Yesterday Night, and more!

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Happy Trails to Athan Sporek (A Day by the Sea, Les Miserables), who played his final performance in A Bronx Tale yesterday! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you!

The Tony Awards were last night! Congratulations to all of the nominees and winners, especially our featured shows who performed, were nominated, and won!

Watch former Annies reunite for the show’s 40th anniversary below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Peyton Royce Lusk (Falsettos) will appear on “Nightcap” this Wednesday at 8/7c on PopTV!

Watch Falsettos perform on the Tony Awards below, as well as a trailer for when the show screens in movie theaters one month from today, on July 12th!

Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) spoke with us about her new American Girl movie! Read the interview HERE.

Here’s a full video of the Miss Saigon performance on the Tony Awards last night!

See if you can spot Reyna Guerra (Runaways) and Maxwell Vice (Runaways) performing with Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 on the Tony Awards! (They are seated on the bottom right.)

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, Runaways, Waitress, Miss Saigon, Falsettos, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, and School of Rock, including many from last night’s Tony Awards!

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MARVIN’S ROOM Begins Previews, Kara Oates Joins NAPOLI, BROOKLYN Off-Broadway, and more!

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Happy first preview to the company of Marvin’s Room! Break a leg, everyone!

Congratulations to alum Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot), who has joined the cast of Off-Broadway’s Napoli, Brooklyn!


Several alumni will take part in a reading of a film by 14-year-old Brynne Norquist! The cast includes Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street), Haley Lanzoni, Madeleine Pace (Once), and Emily Rosenfeld (New York Spring Spectacular, Annie). Here’s a picture of Madeleine with Brynne!

Anthony Rosenthal will perform on the Tony Awards with his Falsettos castmates, according to this interview!

Akira Golz (Matilda) has booked a print ad for Under Armour!

Graydon Peter Yosowitz (The Light Years, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) will provide voiceover for the new Paw Patrol video game!

Julian Silva (The Lion King) has booked a video game spot!

And here are pictures from the kids of Miss Saigon, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Waitress, and On Your Feet!

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THE TRAVELING LADY Begins Previews, Zoe Wilson Joins PLAY LIKE A WINNER at NYMF, and more!

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Happy first preview to The Traveling Lady at the Cherry Lane Theater! Break a leg to Korinne Tetlow and the company!

Congratulations to Zoe Wilson (Three Days to See), who will star in New York Musical Festival’s Play Like a Winner! Get more information:

Go check out “Captain Underpants,” which includes ADR/background voices from Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE)!

Take a look at photo coverage from opening night of Animal at Atlantic Theater Company on TheaterMania.com and BroadwayWorld.com!

Lots of kids, including alumni Danielle Becht (Dream Street), Hayden Bercy (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Kyla Carter (Number the Stars), Olivia Fanders (A Little Princess, 4:48 Psychosis), Nili Kepets (Dream Street), Julia Lipzstein (Dream Street), and Simone Vysnovsky (Dream Street), will be performing in A Class Act NY’s next cabaret, with Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess) hosting! Find out more:

Here’s a clip from The Public Theater’s gala!

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) has booked an episode of “Mysteries at the Museum” on Travel Channel! Here she is on set:


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

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Liam Campora Joins MARVIN’S ROOM, Public Theater Gala Tonight with Sydney Lucas and RUNAWAYS Cast, and more!

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Congratulations to Liam Campora (Beauty and the Beast tour), who has joined the cast of Marvin’s Room, understudying the role of Charlie! The show will be Liam’s Broadway debut.


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Tonight is the Public Theater’s Gala with Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and the cast of New York City Center’s Runaways! Get more information on PublicTheater.org.

Check out pictures from the cast of Falsettos celebrating their PBS recording on TheaterMania.com!

Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) will appear in the upcoming film “Professor Marston & the Wonder Women”! Find out more on IMDb.com.

Rileigh McDonald (Matilda) has booked a major TV role! Stay tuned for more:

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

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Drama Desk Awards Tonight, Kidz Theater 10th Anniversary Concert Featuring Several Alumni, and more!

Good luck to all of tonight’s Drama Desk Award nominees!

Tonight is Kidz Theater’s 10th anniversary concert, featuring alumni Luka Kain (South Pacific), Mehret Marsh (The Lion King), Jenny Mollet (The Color Purple), Angeli Negron (Les Miserables), and Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess)! Get more information on 54Below.com.

Watch Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) attempt to play a guitar using gloves, mittens, and oven mitts!

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

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and HOLIDAY INN Cast Albums Streaming Now, ANIMAL Extends Run, and more!

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The cast albums for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Holiday Inn are streaming now!

Animal has extended its run at Atlantic Theater Company! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Beada Briglia (Matilda), Evie Dolan (School of Rock), Alexa Shae Niziak (Matilda, A Christmas Story, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock), and Lucas Schultz (A Little Princess) have all joined the lineup for Henry, Sweet Henry at 54 Below! Find out more HERE.

You can catch Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) in “Me, Myself, and I” on CBS this fall! Get more information on IMDb.com.

New York theatre industry professionals will get a sneak peek at PBS’s recording of Falsettos! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out these pictures from last Monday, when YBAN founder Lindsay saw School of Rock! Great job, everyone!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, Waitress, and Anastasia!

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HOLIDAY INN Cast Album Release Tomorrow, THE HARD PROBLEM Coming to Lincoln Center, and more!

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The cast album for Holiday Inn will be released tomorrow! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

The Hard Problem is coming to Lincoln Center this fall, according to an EPA on Playbill.com!

Jad Grey (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) appears in this commercial for Golden Corral!


Look for Finn Douglas (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) on Season 5 of “House of Cards”! Find out more:

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


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