NYMF Awards Announced, KINKY BOOTS Sings Cyndi Lauper at 54 Below Tonight, and more!

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Play Like a Winner, Generation Me, and Peace, Love and Cupcakes all won NYMF Awards! Zoe Wilson won an Outstanding Individual Performance Award for Play Like a Winner; Carrie Berk won an Outstanding Individual Performance Award for Peace, Love and Cupcakes, and the show received a special citation for “Building A Movement Through Musical Theatre”; and Milo Manheim and Julia Nightingale won performance awards for Generation Me, as well as Best Musical and many other awards for the show! Find out more in these Facebook and Instagram posts:



The cast of Kinky Boots, including Devin Trey Campbell, Christopher Convery, Jesús Del Orden, and Jake Katzman, is singing the music of Cyndi Lauper at 54 Below! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) appears in this commercial for Monopoly! Check it out:


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

 

SCHOOL OF ROCK and A BRONX TALE Cast Departures, THE TRAVELING LADY and NYMF Shows Close, and more!

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Happy Trails to Gianna Harris, Brandon Niederauer, Sammy Ramirez, Paul Luke Bonenfant, Raghav Mehrotra, and Jersey Sullivan, who all played their final performance in School of Rock today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

Happy Trails to Hudson Loverro, who played his final performance in A Bronx Tale today! Congrats on a great run!

Finally, Happy Trails to the companies of The Traveling Lady, Play Like a Winner, Generation Me, and Peace, Love and Cupcakes, which all finished their runs today! Best of luck in all your future endeavors!

Christian Mullins (Kinky Boots tour) made his Broadway debut in Kinky Boots this week!

Watch footage from the A Bronx Tale performance at this week’s Broadway in Bryant Park below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, Generation Me, A Bronx Tale, The Lion King, Anastasia, and Frozen!

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Happy Belated Birthday to Nicole Scimeca, Avey Noble on “What Would You Do?,” and more!

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Happy Belated Birthday to Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia)! We hope you had a great day!

Alum Avey Noble (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) guest starred on What Would You Do? tonight on ABC at 9pm!

YBAN’s Audrey was at the opening of Peace, Love and Cupcakes last night and had a great time! Congratulations everyone!

Broadway in the Boros featured a performance from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory this afternoon in Borough Hall Plaza!

Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars, Dream Street), Madeleine Pace (Once), and more will be performing at the Broadway Comedy Club on Sunday at 5pm!

Congrats to Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room), who has booked the role of Paco on Lifetime’s upcoming series “YOU”!

Milo Manheim (Generation Me) and his mom Camryn Manheim spoke with the New York Post! Check out the article at NYPost.com!

Zoe Wilson (Play Like A Winner) spoke with The Interval NY! Check out the feature at TheIntervalNY.com!

And check out these pictures and videos from the kids of Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Really Rosie, Anastasia, Generation Me, Marvin’s Room, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

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PEACE, LOVE AND CUPCAKES Opens at NYMF, Jersey Sullivan’s Birthday, and more!

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Happy Opening to the cast of Peace, Love and Cupcakes at New York Musical Festival! I saw their opening performance tonight, and it was such a fantastic, fun show. You can still see it now through Sunday!

Happy belated birthday to Jersey Sullivan (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Jersey!

YBAN’s Emily saw Kinky Boots tonight and loved it! Great job, Christopher Convery and Christian Mullins!

Falsettos will arrive on BroadwayHD on August 14th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) has joined the cast of the world premiere of Mean Girls the musical in Washington, D.C.!

Today’s Broadway in Bryant Park featured performances from cast members from A Bronx Tale and Anastasia!

Watch alumni Nico Bustamante (A Room of My Own), Grayson Taylor (Mothers and Sons, New York Spring Spectacular), and Meliki Hurd (Matilda) appear on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Play Like a Winner, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, and Generation Me!

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Casey Nadzam’s Birthday, SCHOOL OF ROCK Swings and Understudies Going On This Week, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Casey Nadzam (Peace, Love and Cupcakes)! We hope you had a great day!

Today through Wednesday, you can catch Chloé Bryan on as Tomika and Ellie Kim on as Madison in School of Rock! Also, Ellie will be on as Shonelle on Friday!

Zoe Wilson and her Play Like a Winner castmates sat with Times Square Chronicles to talk about their show! Read the interview on T2COnline.com.

The teens of Peace, Love and Cupcakes chatted about their show and did the Cupcake Challenge; check it out on BroadwayWiz.com!

Generation Me will have a preview concert at 54 Below on Sunday! Find out more HERE.

Once On This Island is holding an open casting call for African-American girls ages 7-11! Get more details:

And here are pictures from the kids of On Your Feet, Frozen, Miss Saigon, School of Rock, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, and Anastasia!

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ASSASSINS Opens at New York City Center, FALSETTOS Screens in Theaters for the First Time Tonight, and more!

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Happy Opening to Hudson Loverro and the cast of Assassins at New York City Center! Break a leg! Check out highlights below or on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tonight was the first screening of Falsettos in movie theaters!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Runaways, Blackbird, Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) has joined the cast of the workshop of The Secret Life of Bees! Find out more on EW.com.

She Loves Me and Holiday Inn now have PBS premiere dates! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Get a glimpse of a two-show day at Anastasia on Playbill.com!

Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet) has joined the cast of Really Rosie at New York City Center! Congrats, Eddy!



And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, and Peace, Love and Cupcakes!

 

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MATILDA JR. Coming from Music Theatre International, Photos and Videos from WAITRESS’s 500th Performance Celebration, and more!

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Music Theatre International is currently developing Matilda Jr., a version of Matilda for schools to perform! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Check out photo coverage from Waitress‘s 500th performance celebration on Playbill.com, as well as a video of the cast:

The cast of Peace, Love and Cupcakes performed at the NYMF preview concert! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

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


CAMP ROLLING HILLS, THE GOLD, and TINK! Win NYMF Awards, RAGTIME on Ellis Island May Get a Full Production, and more!

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Congratulations to Camp Rolling Hills, The Gold, and Tink! on their New York Musical Festival awards! Check out the full list HERE.

The recent concert of Ragtime on Ellis Island may get a full-scale production in 2017! Get more details about it on BroadwayWorld.com. Also, check out video highlights from the concert on TheaterMania.com!

Congratulations to Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins, The People in the Picture), whose film “Annabelle Hooper and the Ghosts of Nantucket” is out now on DVD, iTunes, Amazon, and on-demand! Find out more in her Instagram post below:


Be sure to check out #AnnabelleHooper on August 9th!! iTunes, Amazon, on demand etc. 🙂

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Les Miserables, On Your Feet, Fun Home, Matilda, Motown, and Waitress!














NEW YORK SPECTACULAR, TRIP OF LOVE, and CAMP ROLLING HILLS Close; YBAN Kids Featured in Hamilkids Video; and more!

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Happy trails to the companies of New York Spectacular, Trip of Love, and Camp Rolling Hills! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

Kids from Fun Home, School of Rock, and Kinky Boots, as well as young theatre critic Iain Armitage, are featured in Hamilton‘s Hamilkids video of “The Schuyler Sisters”!

Congratulations to Maya Grace Fischbein who went on as John yesterday in Fun Home! She is the first actor to have portrayed all three Bechdel children on Broadway! Get more information in her post:


Check out this video of Madeleine Pace (Once) talking about the newly discovered theatre remains in Times Square!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, Fun Home, Trip of Love, Les Miserables, Waitress, New York Spectacular, and Ruthless!












CAMP ROLLING HILLS Opens, Media Coverage from Broadway for Black Lives Matter, and more!

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Happy opening to the company of Camp Rolling Hills at the New York Musical Festival! Break a leg to all!

Read an article about Broadway for Black Lives Matter HERE, and check out photo coverage from the event featuring the kids of Runaways on Playbill.com. Also, check out a video below–go to 0:39 for the Runaways cast!

Giuseppe Bausilio (Newsies, Billy Elliot, Irving Berlin’s America), Joshua Colley (Newsies, Les Miserables, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown), David Guzman (Newsies), Jacob Guzman (Newsies), Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), and Zachary Unger (Newsies, Chaplin, Big Fish) have joined a Newsies reunion concert at 54 Below on August 21st! Get more details on 54Below.com.

BuzzFeed highlighted the Broadway roots of Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), both currently starring in “Stranger Things” on Netflix! Read the article HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trip of Love, The Gold, School of Rock, New York Spectacular, and Matilda!