ANASTASIA’s Broadway.com Vlog, Two CABARET FOR A CAUSE Events Coming Up, and more!

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Anastasia now has a Broadway.com vlog! Mckayla Twiggs and Nicole Scimeca both appear in the first episode, which you can watch now on Broadway.com!

Tickets for Cabaret for a Cause on September 18th are almost gone! Performers at the event include alumni Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot), Cole Alex Edelstein (Matilda), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Danielle Gordon (Les Miserables), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting), Diego Lucano (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, A Christmas Memory, Annie), Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess, Mary Poppins), Emerson Steele (Violet), Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), Ava Ulloa (Matilda), and Kaci Walfall (The Lion King).

Also, Cabaret for a Cause will be performing at 92Y Street Fest on October 1st! Performers for that event include alumni Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Carly Paige Baron (Mary Poppins), Lilyana Tiare Cornell (Everybody, Les Miserables), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Mia Sinclair Jenness (Number the Stars, Les Miserables, The Sound of Music LIVE), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Madison Elizabeth Lagares (On Your Feet), Eliza Holland Madore (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Matilda, Once), Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita), and Alexandra Vlachos (Matilda).

Get more details about both performances below:


Less than a month away and tickets are almost gone! Ticket link in our bio!

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Read about the closing night of On Your Feet on NBCNews.com!

Check out Tyler Mount’s interview with the stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Playbill.com!

You can now submit digitally for A Christmas Story Live! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will appear in a Darren Criss music video that will premiere this Friday! Check out a preview:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet (mostly from the show’s closing night) and the Newsies reunion concert at 54 Below!

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Tunes in Times Square Today, DREAM STREET Kids Book HBO Episode, and more!

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Tunes in Times Square took place from 10am-6pm today in Times Square, featuring lots of YBAN kids! Congratulations!

Congrats to Emily Glick (Dream Street), Kaylin Ponce (Dream Street), and Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street), who have all booked an episode of an HBO show! Here they are together:

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

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Anthony Rosenthal Listed Among BuzzFeed’s Amazing Performances Worth Celebrating, Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations Now Open, and more!

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Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) made it onto BuzzFeed’s list of Amazing Broadway Performances Worth Celebrating! Check it out on BuzzFeed.com.

It’s time to choose the nominees for the Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, and lots of Broadway kids are eligible! Make your selections on Broadway.com.

Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot) and Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story) are both listed among performers from the past ten years who have been snubbed at the Tony Awards, according to BroadwayBox.com!

The new Freaky Friday musical will make its way to the small screen! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Today, Audrey Bennett (Amelie) took over @HamilClips on Instagram! Find out more:


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

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Photo Coverage from WAITRESS’s First Anniversary Celebration, THE LION KING to Hold Open Call in Los Angeles, and more!

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Check out pictures from the 1-year anniversary celebration at Waitress on Playbill.com!

The Lion King is holding an open call in Los Angeles, CA, this weekend! Get more information on Playbill.com.

The Drama Desk Award nominations were announced today! Check out the full list of nominees, with our featured shows’ nominations highlighted, HERE.

Watch the new trailer for the next American Girl movie, starring Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) below or on ETOnline.com!

There’s just ten more days until Tunes in Times Square! See Diego Lucano (School of Rock) and many others perform!


Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) now has a vlog! Watch the first episode:

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

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Photo Coverage from NEWSIES Film Premiere, AMELIE Meets the Press, and more!

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Check out photo coverage from the red carpet of the Newsies premiere in movie theaters on Playbill.com and BroadwayWorld.com! Also, here’s video of Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) talking with some of the Newsies stars on the red carpet!

Take a look at photos of the company of Amelie meeting the press on Broadway.com!

Watch Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) perform with Voodoo Dead on LiveForLiveMusic.com!

There will be an open call for Annie Warbucks on March 11th! Get more information on KidsOfTheArts.com.

Isabella Russo (School of Rock) will depart her role in The Mother of Invention this Sunday to begin work on an NBC pilot! Alexa Shae Niziak (Women Without Men, Matilda, A Christmas Story, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) will begin playing the role of Ryder on Tuesday, February 21st. Congrats Alexa, and congrats Isabella on your pilot! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Happy Valentine’s Day! Watch Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars) in this sweet short film to celebrate love!

Rileigh McDonald (Matilda) began work on the podcast series “The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel”! Here she is in the recording studio:


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


THE GOLD Opening Night, Paul Luke Bonenfant Joins SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Congratulations to the company of The Gold on their opening night tonight at the New York Musical Festival! Get more details about the show HERE.

Congrats to Paul Luke Bonenfant, who has joined the cast of School of Rock as a swing! Find out more on his Playbill Vault page.

Please help Fun Home alum Oscar Williams and his family by reading their story, sharing it, and donating if you can on YouCaring.com.

Check out photo coverage of Broadway Barks on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch Nia Sioux‘s (Trip of Love) AOL Build interview HERE!

Niles Fitch (The Lion King, Our Lady of Kibeho) returns to “Mistresses” tonight at 10pm! Get more details on his Facebook event.

In this video, Vincent Crocilla (New York Spectacular) tells you the Top 5 Things To Do In NYC!

Check out this video of Savannah Grace Elmer (Matilda tour), Ava Briglia (Matilda), Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables), and Lily Brooks O’Briant (Matilda tour) performing “If Only You Would Listen” from School of Rock at Cabaret for a Cause!

Here are the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, including featured vocalists Heidi Gray (Annie tour), Beada Briglia (Matilda), and Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess); featured vocalist and guitarist Corinne Wilson (School of Rock); and ASL translator Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory) performing “Fight Song” with American Sign Language!

Here’s Alaina Johnston performing “Hear No Evil” at Cabaret for a Cause!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Tink!, Runaways, On Your Feet, Matilda, School of Rock, New York Spectacular, Trip of Love, Les Miserables, and Waitress!













Elizabeth Crawford’s Birthday, YBAN Interviews Sophia Gennusa, and more!

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Happy birthday to Elizabeth Crawford (Tuck Everlasting)! We hope you had a great day, Elizabeth!

We talked to Sophia Gennusa (Matilda, Doctor Zhivago) about her hobbies, love of theatre, and her upcoming cabaret show Pop from the Heart! Get tickets now for the event, which is on May 22nd! Read our interview HERE, and you’ll also find a ticket link there.

Check out pictures of the kids of On Your Feet and School of Rock at the Astaire Awards on Broadway.com and BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch an exclusive clip from Tuck Everlasting on Billboard.com!

Get a sneak peek at Liberty featuring Abigail Shapiro (How the Grinch Stole Christmas!) below!

Here’s Abigail Dylan Harrison (Ruthless!) singing “The Girl I Mean To Be” from The Secret Garden!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Gray Man, Matilda, Fun Home, Tuck Everlasting, and On Your Feet!









Chloe Wheeler’s Website, Photo Coverage from NEWSIES Reunion Concert, and more!

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Chloe Wheeler (Dream Street) now has a website! Check it out at ChloeTaylorWheeler.com!

See photo coverage from the Newsies reunion concert at 54 Below on Playbill.com!

The King and I will hold a special performance to benefit The Actors’ Fund on September 20th! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Sam Poon (The King and I) will head back to Don’t Tell Mama on September 21st! Here’s a video from the last time he performed there!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, The King and I, Fun Home, Les Miserables, The Gray Man, and Matilda!

 

Sydney Lucas’s Birthday, MERCURY FUR Casting, and more!

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Happy birthday to Sydney Lucas (Fun Home)! We hope you had a great day!

Congratulations to Bradley Fong, who has been cast in Off-Broadway’s Mercury Fur! Get more information on the rest of the cast on TheaterMania.com.

Congrats to the company of The King and I, which celebrated its 100th performance today! Check out their celebratory picture below:

Can you spot Rileigh McDonald (Matilda) in the pictures below from Oona Laurence‘s (Matilda) A Class Act NY Matilda-themed workshop? Now, Rileigh is playing the role of Matilda in the show! (You might also catch Madyson Pellegrino of Dream Street!)

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, Dream Street, Les Miserables, and Matilda!

 

NEWSIES Closing Weekend Coverage

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We want to congratulate the company of Newsies on a fantastic run! What was originally suppose to be 100-ish performances turned into 1,000+ performances. It’s been wonderful being part of their journey since the Papermill production. Congratulations to Luca, Giuseppe, and Zach – along with Andy, Hogan, David, and Jacob who all have been featured here. We have photo and video coverage from closing night, including the show’s final curtain call and post-show speech. Take a look!

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BroadwayWorld Photo Coverage