THE LIGHT YEARS Closes at Playwrights Horizons, Pictures from THE LION KING, and more!

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Happy Trails to Graydon Peter Yosowitz (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) and the company of The Light Years, which closed at Playwrights Horizons tonight! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Graydon!

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

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New WHEN I GROW UP with Niles Fitch, “Pete’s Dragon” Now Available on Netflix, and more!

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The newest edition of our interview series When I Grow Up features Niles Fitch, who made his Broadway debut in The Lion King and later appeared in Our Lady of Kibeho Off-Broadway. Niles now appears in the ensemble of one of this season’s breakout television shows, “This Is Us”! He chatted with our founder Lindsay about life in The Lion King and interactions with “This Is Us” fans; read it HERE!

“Pete’s Dragon,” starring Oona Laurence (Matilda), is now available to watch on Netflix!

All Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, as of right now, are set to play as scheduled tonight and tomorrow! Get more details about that on Playbill.com, and please see respective points of purchase and respective shows for ticket exchanges and deals!

Here’s a video of Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale) singing the National Anthem at Madison Square Garden!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Light Years, Miss Saigon, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Kinky Boots, Sunday in the Park with George, Anastasia, and School of Rock!

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THE LIGHT YEARS Opens at Playwrights Horizons, Special Snow Day Ticket Offer for A BRONX TALE, and more!

Happy opening to the company of The Light Years at Playwrights Horizons! Break a leg!

We will keep you updated on any Broadway or Off-Broadway schedule changes with the upcoming blizzard! For now, we have a special ticket offer from A Bronx Tale for March 14th and 15th! Get more details in the Facebook post below:

Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) guest starred on “Henry Danger” last weekend! You can see her on the show again this Saturday at 8pm on Nick, and check out a clip below:

 

Look out for Suri Chen (Miss Saigon) in the Summer 2017 Children’s Place lookbook!

Check out Jeremy Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story) in this new clip from the new movie “Going In Style”!

 

Watch Zane King Beers (Macbeth) make an appearance on “Shades of Blue” below or on NBC.com!


Deandre Sevon (Runaways, Mother Courage and Her Children) sang backup for Lorde on “Saturday Night Live”! Watch below:

Watch the brand new trailer for “Transformers” with Isabela Moner (Evita)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Amelie, The Light Years, Waitress, Sunday in the Park with George, On Your Feet, and Anastasia!

 

New MISS SAIGON Cast Members, MISS SAIGON and SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE to Offer Rush Tickets, and more!

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Congratulations to Brandon Pereyra and Samuel Li Weintraub, who have joined the cast of Miss Saigon as Tam!

Miss Saigon has announced that the production will offer rush tickets! Get more details on TheaterMania.com. In addition, Sunday in the Park with George has announced that they will continue to offer rush tickets through the end of their run! Find out more, also on TheaterMania.com.

Finn Douglas (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) has booked a voiceover commercial!

Get a sneak peek at The Light Years at Playwrights Horizons on TheaterMania.com!

We hope everyone attending Kids’ Night On Broadway has a great time!

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) makes peanut butter cups with her sister in this Broadway Bakes video!

Watch Dylan Boyd (Finding Neverland) sing at a Madison Square Garden halftime show!

And here are pictures from the kids of Dream Street, Matilda, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Waitress, and Kinky Boots!

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Audrey Bennett Joins AMELIE, Alumni Nominated for Young Entertainer Awards, and more!

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Congratulations to Audrey Bennett (The Sound of Music tour), who has joined the cast of Amelie as the standby for Young Amelie! She will perform one show a week and stand by during all the other shows. Audrey makes her Broadway debut in the show!

Four of our alumni have been nominated for Young Entertainer Awards! Check out the full list of nominations HERE, and see the list of our alumni below:

  • Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), Best Supporting Young Actor in an Independent or Film Festival Feature Film for “No Letting Go”
  • Isabela Moner (Evita), Best Young Ensemble Cast – Feature Film for “Middle School”
  • Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Best Young Ensemble Cast – TV Series for “Stranger Things”
  • Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), Best Young Ensemble Cast – TV Series for “Stranger Things

Enter now on TicketCentral.com to win $5 tickets to the first preview of The Light Years at Playwrights Horizons!

EPAs for Broadway’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are coming up! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Tonight is Broadway Against Bullying at 54 Below, featuring the Shapiro Sisters, Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, Grinch) and Milly Shapiro (Charlie Brown, Matilda), and Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita)! Get details HERE.

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) has launched her own cooking show! Watch her first episode:

Here’s your first look at Season 2 of “Stranger Things,” with our alumni Gaten and Caleb!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Waitress, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, and Anastasia!


FUN HOME and RUTHLESS Take Their Final Bows, LYRICS FOR LIFE Raises Awareness Tonight, plus more!

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Happy Trails to the companies of Ruthless! and Fun Home! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you.

TONIGHT: Kids of the Arts presents Lyrics for Life, which will play Symphony Space to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Break a leg, everyone!

TOMORROW: The Cabaret for a Cause kids will sing at Pier 36 to commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11. Performances will take place at 9am and 11am. Performers include Sophia Gennusa (Matilda), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Sophie Koski, Ellie Poon (A Christmas Story tour), Sam Poon (The King and I), William Poon (The King and I), Joshua Turchin (A Christmas Story tour). Get more info HERE.

Join Ava Briglia, Aviva Winick, and Willow McCarthy (Matilda) at Strand Bookstore in NYC for a performance, a reading, and a craft on Sept. 13th! The fun starts at 11am. And it’s free!

In case you missed the cast of The Lion King at Broadway Sessions, you’re in luck! You can catch the full FB livestream of the event down below:

The You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown kids will take the stage at TheatreMania’s block party tomorrow at 2:30pm. See why they’re excited about the block party at TheatreMania.com!

Today, Luca Padovan and Isabella Russo (School Of Rock) took over Broadway Box’s Instagram for the day! We’ll have pix from their takeover here tomorrow.

Fiddler on the Roof will have a slightly different schedule this October! Get more details at TheatreMania.com.

Congrats to Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man) who appeared on “Unraveled” this week on Investigation Discovery. Video is coming soon! In the mean time, take a look at these pix below!

Here’s another video from Elsie Fest with Stranger Things‘s Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables) singing “Fugue for Tinhorns”!

And here are more pictures and video from the kids of The Lion King, The Layover, School of Rock, Fun Home, and Matilda!


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