Interviews with CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and ANASTASIA Kids, Anthony Rosenthal to Have Q&A at BroadwayCon, and more!

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Ryan Sell and Ryan Foust talked about their excitement for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory with Bay News 9!

Nicole Scimeca was highlighted for her upcoming Broadway debut in Anastasia in the Benton Evening News!

Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) will have his own Q&A at BroadwayCon! Get more details:

Get your tickets for the upcoming reading of The Bishops, featuring Jeremy T. Villas (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots), and find out more below:

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) and Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet) will co-host “Songs from the Silver Screen” at the Triad Theater on January 23rd at 7pm! Get more information in Shahadi’s post:


The Shapiro Sisters, Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, Grinch) and Milly Shapiro (Charlie Brown, Matilda), will release an EP on January 27th! Find out more on BroadwayRecords.com.

Here’s the trailer for “Going In Style,” featuring Jeremy Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story)! The film is due out on April 7th and is rated PG-13.

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

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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!


“The Bishops” Reading Adds Extra Performance, Mehret Marsh on “What Would You Do?,” and more!

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The reading of The Bishops, featuring Jeremy T. Villas (Kinky Boots, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), now has two performances! The show will perform on January 19th and January 21st. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out Mehret Marsh (The Lion King) and Theo Silverman (Once tour) on “What Would You Do?” in the video below!

Ava Briglia (Matilda) has a few voiceover projects and a Discovery TV project on the way! Find out more:


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

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FALSETTOS Closes, “Stranger Things” Up for Best TV Drama at Golden Globes Tonight, and more!

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Happy Trails to the company of Falsettos, which played its final performance today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you!

Tonight, “Stranger Things” with alumni Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) is up for Best TV Drama at the Golden Globes! Good luck! And here’s a video of Gaten and Caleb on their way to the ceremony:


Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock) guest stars on “Mozart in the Jungle,” streaming now! Get more details:


Today, A Time To Shine returns to NYC, featuring lots of alumni and hosted by Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) and Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills)! Find out more:

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

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RUTHLESS! Cast Album Out, Meliki Hurd in Foot Locker Commercial, and more!

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The Ruthless! cast album is here! Get it on iTunes:

Be on the lookout for Meliki Hurd (Matilda) in a new Foot Locker commercial!


Some of the kids of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown spread holiday cheer all across Broadway! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

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

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HOLIDAY INN Will Get Cast Album, AMELIE Pre-Broadway Opening Night Pictures, and more!

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Holiday Inn has announced a cast album! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out pictures from Los Angeles opening night of the Broadway-bound Amelie on Playbill.com!

The Broadway Kids panel for BroadwayCon is scheduled for January 28th! Get more details and find out who the participants are HERE.

The original creative team and cast of Annie will reunite at BroadwayCon! Find out more on Playbill.com.

The School of Rock cast appeared on “Good Morning America” this morning as part of an Andrew Lloyd Webber tribute! Watch it below and get more information on BroadwayWorld.com and Playbill.com.

Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) talks about recording his first cast album in this new video!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fiddler on the Roof, Waitress, A Bronx Tale, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!




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YBAN at FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin on 20/20 Tonight, and more!

YBAN’s Emily and I had a great time seeing Nerghiz Sarki perform in Fiddler on the Roof last night! Awesome job, Nerghiz! We hope you enjoy the rest of the show’s run!

Tonight, Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) appeared on “20/20” on ABC! Get more details:

School of Rock will take part in an Andrew Lloyd Webber celebration on December 22nd on “Good Morning America”! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Holiday Inn will be livestreamed in January! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Hairspray Live is now on DVD! Get more details about how to order it on Amazon.com.

Watch Sammy Ramirez find out that he got cast in School of Rock in the video below!

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

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“Stranger Things” Up for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series, Broadway Shines on GMA Today, and more!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and the cast of “Stranger Things” are up for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series at the SAG Awards! Congratulations! Check out a clip of Gaten, Caleb, and some of their castmates celebrating:

This morning at 8:30am, lots of Broadway kids appeared on “Good Morning America” with Broadway Shines for their annual coat drive! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

A Day by the Sea is on the Wall Street Journal’s Best Theater of 2016 list! Check out the full list on WSJ.com.

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) and her dad appear in this sweet video for The Scene!

Watch video from Broadway Sessions featuring the boys of Radio City Christmas Spectacular below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) took part in the music video “Y Sentirás Mi Amor”! Watch it here:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Falsettos, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, Waitress, Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and more!

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Amadi Chapata’s Birthday, New SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Members, and more!

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

Congratulations to Ruth Righi and Sammy Ramirez, who both make their Broadway debuts in School of Rock! Find out more:


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Lots of Broadway kids will appear on “Good Morning America” tomorrow morning at 8:30am with Broadway Shines as a part of GMA’s Warm Coats and Warm Hearts Drive! The coat drive ambassadors include alumni Makenzi Rae Fischbach (Billy Elliot), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), and Mary Stewart Sullivan (Enron, A Little Princess). Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet), Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables), and Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet) are also confirmed to be appearing tomorrow. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here’s the newest trailer for “The Son,” which features Sydney Lucas (Fun Home)!


Chloé Bryan (School of Rock) has joined the staged reading of Once On This Island! She will play Little Ti Moune. Get more details:

Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street) has booked the pilot of “Jambo’s Journey”! She will play the role of Sophia. Find out more:


The kids of School of Rock and Kinky Boots met Bruno Mars and Kevin Costner recently! Check out the pictures on Playbill.com.

The cast of Falsettos will live stream their cast album listening party! Get more information:


Sunday in the Park with George is coming back to Broadway! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Watch the episode of “Blue Bloods” that features Julian Silva (The Lion King) and Leon C. Outlaw Jr. (Motown) on CBS.com!

“Christmas All Over Again,” featuring Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), is out now! Here’s a trailer:

Here’s video of Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) performing at Madison Square Garden!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Hairspray Live, School of Rock, Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, and Fiddler on the Roof!

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“Stranger Things” Nominated for Golden Globe, Isabela Moner in “Soldado,” and more!

“Stranger Things,” featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), has been nominated for a Golden Globe for Best TV Series – Drama! Congrats! Watch a clip of the “Stranger Things” kids freaking out over the nomination below or on EW.com.

Congratulations to Isabela Moner (Evita), who has booked the upcoming film “Soldado”! Get more information:


The interview with Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) will air on Radio Disney on December 21st during the 4:00pm hour! Find out more:


A Time To Shine will perform again in January, featuring, among others, Olivia Fanders (A Little Princess)! The guest hosts of the event will be Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) and Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills). Get more details:


Lots of kids from the Broadway community came together to record Frank Wildhorn and Robin Lerner’s “I Have A Voice” and create a music video in support of No Bully. The songs includes alumni Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables), Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock), Ava Briglia (Matilda), Beada Briglia (Matilda), Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I), Hana Colley (The King and I), Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock), Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), Andrew DiTusa (Liberty, A Little Princess), Evie Dolan (School of Rock), Cole Alex Edelstein (Matilda), Tori Feinstein (Matilda, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Hayley Feinstein (Fiddler on the Roof, A Little Princess), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock), Gianna Harris (School of Rock), James Ignacio (Camp Rolling Hills, The King and I), Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE), Luka Kain (South Pacific), Jim Kaplan (The King and I), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street), Kasey YouMe Lee (The King and I), Diego Lucano (School of Rock), Eliza Holland Madore (Matilda, Once), Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess), Mehret Marsh (The Lion King), Cayen Martin (The Lion King), Aliyah Mastin (The Lion King), Grace Matwijec (Matilda), Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), Dante Melucci (School of Rock), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), Angeli Negron (Les Miserables), Alexa Shae Niziak (Matilda, A Christmas Story, Women Without Men, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda), Mimi Ryder (Matilda), Talia Ryder (Matilda), Milly Shapiro (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Matilda), Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Walden Sullivan (School of Rock), Nicky Torchia (The King and I, Kinky Boots), Ava Ulloa (Matilda), Jonah Verdon (Disaster!), Jeremy T. Villas (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots), Alexandra Vlachos (Matilda), Aviva Winick (Matilda), Rocco Wu (The King and I), Timothy Yang (The King and I), Graydon Peter Yosowitz (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), and Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda). Watch the recording session and the music video and get more information on People.com.

Here’s the full video of “The Toycracker,” featuring Isabella Russo (School of Rock)!

And here are pictures from the kids of Amelie, Dream Street, School of Rock, Hairspray Live, On Your Feet, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress!