Bailey Ryon to Teach Workshop in New Jersey, “The Americans” Returns Tonight, and more!

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Bailey Ryon (Matilda) will teach a workshop in New Jersey! Get more details HERE.

Tonight at 8pm was the return of “The Americans,” featuring Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot)! Check out the trailer for Season 5:

Hudson Loverro spoke to Pix11 about A Bronx Tale! Check out the interview on Pix11.com. Also, the cast album of A Bronx Tale will be released digitally on March 24th! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Jasper Newell has joined the cast of Samara, opening at Soho Rep in April! Get more details on SohoRep.org.

Vote for Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and “Stranger Things” in the Shorty Awards HERE!

Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda) has booked a Christmas movie! Here she is on set:


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Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) will be on for Marcy in School of Rock on March 22nd at 2pm and for Katie (her debut in this role!) on March 24th at 8pm. Go see her if you can!


Keep your eyes peeled for an upcoming Waitress commercial featuring Ella Dane Morgan! Here’s a look at it:


Watch Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) return to “Saturday Night Live” in this sketch!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Everybody, School of Rock, On Your Feet, Amelie, Anastasia, The Lion King, Miss Saigon, Kinky Boots, BroadwayCon, Kids’ Night On Broadway, and Matildapalooza!

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Jillian Lebling’s Short Film To Play San Francisco, TheaterMania’s Kids’ Night On Broadway Pictures, and more!

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“Sleeptalker,” a short film written, directed, produced, and edited by and featuring Jillian Lebling (Once) will be shown in San Francisco this month! Congrats, Jillian! Get more information on AlbanyFilmFest.org.

Check out pictures from Kids’ Night On Broadway on TheaterMania.com!

Congratulations to Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos), and young theater critic Iain Armitage, who all made YesBroadway.org’s Top 40 Under 40 list! Check it out on YesBroadway.org.

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

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A BRONX TALE Celebrates 100th Performance, Avey Noble on “What Would You Do?,” and more!

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Check out pictures of the cast of A Bronx Tale celebrating their 100th performance on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here’s a picture of Avey Noble (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) on the set of “What Would You Do?”:

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

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MISS SAIGON Begins Previews, YBAN Alumni Take Part in DIARY OF A WIMPY KID Reading, and more!

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Break a leg to the company of Miss Saigon on their first preview tonight!

Several of our alumni took part in a recent reading of Diary of a Wimpy Kid! Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story), Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), David Rosenthal (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), and Jeremy T. Villas (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots) were among the young actors who took part. Check out pictures:

Take a look at photo coverage from Kids’ Night On Broadway last night on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch Mimi Ryder (Matilda) and Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I) in this new Sprout commercial!

Here’s Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting) in a music video for “Good Girl Winnie Foster”!

Congrats to Avey Noble (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who has booked “What Would You Do?”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, On Your Feet, Anastasia, The Lion King, Waitress, Sunday in the Park with George, Kinky Boots, and lots of other Broadway kids, including media from last night’s Kids’ Night On Broadway events!

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THE MOTHER OF INVENTION Closes, THE WONDER YEARS Will Have Developmental Lab, and more!

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Congratulations to the company of The Mother of Invention at Abingdon Theatre Company on a great run!

In case you missed it, The Wonder Years will get a developmental lab! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

“Easy Living,” a film starring Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, A Christmas Memory, Annie), will premiere at the South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) in March! Find out more on the film’s website.

Catch former Broadway kid Laurissa Romain (South Pacific) at The Bitter End on March 5th! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Listen to “Symphony,” a new song by Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) below!

Check out this picture of Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) in the recording studio with Debbie Gibson!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, The Mother of Invention, On Your Feet, Waitress, School of Rock, and Sunday in the Park with George!

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Beada Briglia and Alexa Shae Niziak in HENRY, SWEET HENRY at 54 Below, Swayam Bhatia in All Star Cabaret, and more!

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Beada Briglia (Matilda) and Alexa Shae Niziak (The Mother of Invention, Women Without Men, Matilda, A Christmas Story, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) will star in Henry, Sweet Henry at 54 Below! Get tickets and more information HERE.

Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) will appear in All Star Cabaret in NYC this Sunday! Reserve your tickets HERE.

Check out this video from Kinky Boots and #StandForLove with the Broadway community!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Waitress, Anastasia, Amelie, Sunday in the Park with George, On Your Feet, and BroadwayCon!

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SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Opens, NEWSIES to Return to Theaters March 4th, and more!

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Break a leg to Mattea Marie Conforti (Matilda) and the company of Sunday in the Park with George on their opening night tonight!

The film of Newsies will return to theaters one more time on March 4th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) has a new website from Stage Door Designs! Check it out HERE.

Check out pictures of the company of Everybody on their opening night on Broadway.com!

There are pictures from opening night of If I Forget on TheaterMania.com!

Here’s a hint about our next alumni interviewee: they switched their mode of transportation from scooter to unicorn! Any guesses? Only one more day until the interview is released!

Get a sneak peek at the cast of Anastasia in rehearsals on Broadway.com! Also, check out photo coverage from the show’s press event yesterday, also on Broadway.com.

Playbill takes you behind the scenes at School of Rock via Snapchat! Find out more HERE.

Professional Performing Arts School’s upcoming Mainstage production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying features lots of talented teens, including some of our alumni! The show runs March 29th to April 1st at Park West Theater in New York City. Be sure to check out the Dear Evan Hansen prize pack that you can win, including tickets, a backstage tour, and more! YBAN and KOT alumni in the cast include Madison Mullahey (Shrek tour, Mary Poppins tour), Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Drew Minard (Billy Elliot tour), Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot), Eden Duncan-Smith (The Lion King, Fences), Christian Dell’Edera (A Christmas Story tour), Brionna Trilling (Billy Elliot tour), Christina Jimenez (Runaways), and Maxwell Cabral (Runaways). Get more details about the show on PPASMainstage.com or in the Facebook post below:

Here’s the full video of the Annie segment from Inside Edition!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock and On Your Feet!

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IF I FORGET Opens at Roundabout Theatre Company, Athan Sporek Joins “Butterbean’s Cafe,” and more!

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Happy opening to Seth Michael Steinberg and the company of If I Forget at Roundabout Theatre Company! Break legs!

Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea, Les Miserables) has joined Nick Jr.’s “Butterbean’s Cafe”! Find out more HERE.

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) will perform two shows at Blue Note Jazz Club! Get more details on BlueNote.net.

Get your first look at Sunday in the Park with George on Broadway.com!

Check out pictures from press day at Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Broadway.com and TheaterMania.com!

Take a look at pictures from opening night of Everybody on TheaterMania.com!

Evie Dolan (School of Rock) and Rozi Baker (Shrek, Mary Poppins, Bonnie & Clyde) will join Drew Gasparini at 54 Below on March 20th! Get more details on 54Below.com.

There’s only two more days until our newest Broadway Kid alumni interview!

Get a sneak peek at Inside Edition’s segment on the 40th anniversary of Annie below!

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

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EVERYBODY Opens at Signature Theatre Company, Alexa Shae Niziak Joins THE MOTHER OF INVENTION, and more!

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Happy opening to Lilyana Tiare Cornell (Les Miserables) and the company of Everybody at the Signature Theatre Company! Break legs!

Break a leg to Alexa Shae Niziak (Women Without Men, Matilda, A Christmas Story, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), who begins performances in The Mother of Invention tonight as Ryder!

Madison Elizabeth Lagares and Amaris Sanchez will both join the cast of On Your Feet this week as Little Gloria!

When I Grow Up, our Broadway kid alumni interview series, returns on Friday! Any guesses?

Check out photo coverage from press day at Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Playbill.com!

Take a look at highlights from If I Forget below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

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


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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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