KINKY BOOTS Celebrates 1500 Performances, Niles Fitch on “This Is Us” Tonight, and more!

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Congratulations to the company of Kinky Boots–the show celebrates 1500 performances tonight! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tonight, catch Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho) on “This Is Us” at 9pm on NBC! Get more details:

Watch This is Us on NBC this Tuesday at 9pm EST/PST

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Watch the trailer for the upcoming series “Thanksgiving,” featuring Finn Douglas (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), on EW.com!

The cast album of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown comes out this Friday! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Watch the kids of Matilda perform the National Anthem in the video below!

Get your tickets now for the next Cabaret for a Cause, which will take place on November 27th! It will feature Ava Briglia (Matilda), Beada Briglia (Matilda), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Billy Elliot, Evita), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Akira Golz (Matilda), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Diego Lucano (School of Rock), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda), Sawyer Nunes (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), William Poon (The King and I), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Mckayla Twiggs (Les Miserables, Once), and others. Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Hairspray Live, Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress!

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MATILDA Kids Sing National Anthem, WAITRESS to Perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, and more!

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The kids of Matilda sang the National Anthem before tonight’s New York Giants game!

The cast of Waitress will perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! Find out more about the performance lineup on Broadway.com.

“Stranger Things,” currently featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and soon to feature Sadie Sink (Annie, The Audience), has been nominated for a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Drama Series! Find out more on Deadline.com.

Tomorrow, catch Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho) on “This Is Us” at 9pm on NBC! Get more details in his Instagram post:

Watch This is Us on NBC this Tuesday at 9pm EST/PST

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Download the free Dance Lifestyle app to read an interview with Rachel Quiner (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)! Find out more:

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

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SCHOOL OF ROCK and ON YOUR FEET in CBS Thanksgiving Parade, Carols for a Cure Track Info, and more!

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Cast members from School of Rock and On Your Feet will perform in CBS’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Find out what tracks you can expect on this year’s Carols for a Cure CD on BroadwayWorld.com!

Marvin’s Room will arrive on Broadway next summer! Find out more about the show on RoundaboutTheatre.org.

Go get the You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown cast album! Get more information:

Have you heard? Charlie Brown cast album released! #charliebrown #peanuts #musicals #castrecording

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Watch the School of Rock graduating class take their final bows!

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

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Pictures from Cast Album Karaoke at WAITRESS, AMELIE Rehearsal Photos, and more!

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Check out pictures of the Waitress cast at Cast Album Karaoke with Sara Bareilles on Playbill.com!

There are photos from rehearsals for Amelie on BroadwayWorld.com!

The air date of the episode of “Law and Order: SVU” featuring Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) has been pushed back–new air date TBA.

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

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FALSETTOS Cast Album Recording Photos, Aviva Winick on “The Late Show,” and more!

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Check out photos of the cast of Falsettos in the studio recording their cast album on Broadway.com!

Aviva Winick (Matilda) appeared on “The Late Show” last night! Watch the video on HuffingtonPost.com.

There are pictures of the new School of Rock kids taking their first bows on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch Episode 1 of a new vlog series from Gianna Harris (School of Rock)!

Shane Davis (Matilda) recently appeared on “The Voice” singing with contestant Lauren Diaz! Find out more in his Instagram post, and stay tuned for video.

My brother and I sang with the @nbcthevoice Lauren Diaz the other night!! She was so good and nice!!

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Fiddler on the Roof, School of Rock, Falsettos, Waitress, The Lion King, and more!


ON YOUR FEET Cast Changes, Rush Policy for A BRONX TALE, and more!

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Kevin Tellez returns to On Your Feet as Johnathan Meza exits. Happy Trails, Johnathan! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you.

A Bronx Tale now has a rush policy! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Get a sneak peek at “The Glass Castle,” which features Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie) and Iain Armitage (young Broadway critic), on EW.com!

“Transformers: The Last Knight,” featuring Isabela Moner (Evita), will arrive in theaters on June 23rd, 2017! Find out more on IMDb.com.

Take a look on the set of Hairspray Live on AccessHollywood.com!

The Shops at Columbus Circle will feature free performances of Anastasia, Kinky Boots, Falsettos, Waitress, Holiday Inn, and School of Rock! Get more information on Playbill.com.

The kids of Matilda, Fun Home, and more decorated Ziggy Bear! Check out pictures on TheaterMania.com.

Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) will take part in a reading of The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen! Find out more:

Julian Silva (The Lion King) has booked an episode of “Blue Bloods”! Air date is TBA. Get more details:

Watch Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) celebrate Halloween with his sister Celia in this video!

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

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6th Anniversary of Shannon Tavarez’s Passing, Kids Night On Broadway Is Back, and more!

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Today we’re remembering Shannon Tavarez, a former The Lion King cub who passed away from leukemia on this day six years ago. We love you, Shannon.

Kids Night On Broadway will take place on February 28, 2017! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Holiday Inn and Hairspray Live are set to perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this year! There are more shows performing TBA. Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out Isabella Russo (School of Rock) in an interview with the Honolulu Star Advertiser!

My 'ohana! Check out #WayneHarada article in today's @staradvertiser ! Sure wish I was there! ☀️🌊👙#mahalo

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Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills) appeared on “Good Morning America” yesterday! Here’s a picture:

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

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FALSETTOS Opening Night, Alumni Perform Munster Stomp on “Today Show,” and more!

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Happy opening to the company of Falsettos! Break a leg, everyone! You can check out clips from the show HERE. Also, Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) is Broadway.com’s newest Fresh Face–check out his interview HERE.

Some of our alumni performed the Munster Stomp on the “Today Show” this morning! Check out a video of the performance below or on Today.com, and check out a picture below as well.

Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess) has booked a role on “Mother Goose Club”! Here she is in the recording studio:

Fun recording today for @mothergooseclub

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Mother of Invention is coming to Abingdon Theatre next year! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Students! Bring your IDs to School of Rock this Sunday and get $37 tickets!

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

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Follow YBAN Alumni on Kids on Tour, FALSETTOS Announces Online Lottery, and more!

Lots of our alumni are going on tour or are already performing in national tours! Follow their adventures on the road at our sister site Kids on Tour! These alumni include:

  • Amanda Swickle (Tink!), who will be performing in Annie as Pepper
  • K’Lynn Jackman (The Lion King), who will be performing in A Christmas Story as Nancy
  • Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), who will be performing in Fun Home as Small Alison
  • Graham Montgomery (Kinky Boots), who will be performing in The King and I as Louis Leonowens
  • Adriana Braganza (The King and I), who will be performing in The King and I as a Royal Child
  • Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie), who will be performing in The King and I as a Royal Child
  • Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), who is currently performing in The Sound of Music as Louisa
  • Kyla Carter (Number the Stars), who is currently performing in The Sound of Music as Marta

Falsettos has announced that it will have an online lottery! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

The Tony Awards ceremony has been set for June 11, 2017, with nominations being announced on May 2, 2017! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Watch Gregory Diaz (You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown) rap with Hamilton star Javier Muñoz at Broadway Flea Market in the video below!

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

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Shahadi Wright Joseph Departs SCHOOL OF ROCK, Pictures from HAIRSPRAY LIVE, MATILDA, and more!

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Happy trails to Shahadi Wright Joseph, who played her final performance in School of Rock today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Shahadi–in Hairspray Live and beyond! Here’s Carly Gendell‘s Instagram post wishing Shahadi happy trails:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Hairspray Live, Matilda, Waitress, School of Rock, Falsettos, and On Your Feet!

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