Mckayla Twiggs Departs ANASTASIA, Kenneth Aikens to Join THE LION KING, and more!

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Happy Trails to Mckayla Twiggs, who departed Anastasia this past Sunday! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Mckayla!

Kenneth Aikens will make his Broadway debut in The Lion King next month! Find out more:


Check out an article on “Imperfect,” a new single from Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) that was released today, as well as the music video, on HuffingtonPost.com!

Watch another edition of the Anastasia Broadway.com vlog “Royal Misfits” HERE!

Alexa Valentino (Number the Stars) has booked a pilot! Here she is on set:

“Angelica,” featuring Eliza Holland Madore (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Matilda, Once), hits theaters via limited release on November 17th! Get more details:

Watch Jake Ryan Flynn (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) sing the iconic Frozen anthem “Let It Go” at Broadway Sessions!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, School of Rock, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Cabaret for a Cause!

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CABARET FOR A CAUSE Performance Videos, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at Broadway Sessions, and more!

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Check out these performance videos from Cabaret for a Cause:

The full cast performing “You Will Be Found” from Dear Evan Hansen, featuring soloists Sam Poon (Runaways, Macbeth, The King and I), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Billy Elliot, Evita), and Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda)!

Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) performing “Raining” from Rocky!

Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess, Mary Poppins) performing “Climbing Uphill” from The Last 5 Years!

Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory) performing “For Forever” from Dear Evan Hansen!

Watch Ryan Sell (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) perform “My Best Girl” from Mame at Broadway Sessions!

Watch Jake Ryan Flynn (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) perform “Don’t Let Me Go” from Shrek at Broadway Sessions!

Bonale Fambrini (The King and I) will guest star on “Kevin Can Wait” next Monday at 9/8c on CBS!

“Transformers,” featuring Isabela Moner (Evita), arrives on Blu-Ray and DVD today!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, and Cabaret for a Cause!

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YBAN Interviews Christopher Paul Richards, Devin Trey Campbell Sets KINKY BOOTS Departure Date, and more!

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YBAN’s Lindsay talked to Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) ahead of tonight’s premiere of his new CBS show “Me, Myself & I” and the release of his new film “Professor Marston & The Wonder Women”! Read the interview HERE.

Devin Trey Campbell will depart Kinky Boots on October 22nd! Go see him before then if you can!


Here’s Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) singing “What It Means To Be A Friend” from 13 at Cabaret for a Cause!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, Anastasia, Kinky Boots, and A Bronx Tale!

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CABARET FOR A CAUSE Performance Videos and Broadway Flea Market Information, Ciela Elliott Joins OCCUPIED TERRITORIES, and more!

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Cabaret for a Cause will be on 45th Street in front of the Imperial Theater during Broadway Flea Market!

Also, check out all these videos from Cabaret for a Cause‘s event this week:

Emerson Steele (Violet) singing “Being Alive”:

Diego Lucano (School of Rock, Peace, Love and Cupcakes) singing “Reviewing the Situation”:

Carly Gendell (School of Rock) singing “Gimme Gimme”:

The full cast performing “You Will Be Found”:

Congratulations to Ciela Elliott, who has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Occupied Territories! The show is set to run from October 20th to November 5th at 59E59.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory now has a new block of tickets available through September 2018! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tickets for We Have A Voice, with lots of kids and teens from Broadway shows, are still on sale! Find out more:


Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) has a brand new single! Get it on iTunes now.

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

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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Announces National Tour, Yahoo’s Best of Theater 2016 List, and more!

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Fiddler on the Roof has announced a national tour, to begin in 2018! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Waitress, She Loves Me, Blackbird, The Crucible, and the Encores Off-Broadway production of Sunday in the Park with George featuring Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) are all on Yahoo’s Best of Theater 2016 list! Check it out on Yahoo.com.

Alexandria Suarez and Eduardo Hernandez talked to NBC News about On Your Feet! Read the interview on NBCNews.com or watch it below:

Here are highlights from the pre-Broadway production of Amelie in Los Angeles!

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

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HOLIDAY INN Will Get Cast Album, AMELIE Pre-Broadway Opening Night Pictures, and more!

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Holiday Inn has announced a cast album! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out pictures from Los Angeles opening night of the Broadway-bound Amelie on Playbill.com!

The Broadway Kids panel for BroadwayCon is scheduled for January 28th! Get more details and find out who the participants are HERE.

The original creative team and cast of Annie will reunite at BroadwayCon! Find out more on Playbill.com.

The School of Rock cast appeared on “Good Morning America” this morning as part of an Andrew Lloyd Webber tribute! Watch it below and get more information on BroadwayWorld.com and Playbill.com.

Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) talks about recording his first cast album in this new video!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fiddler on the Roof, Waitress, A Bronx Tale, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!




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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!


Full Munster Mash Video from Cozi TV, Sophia Guarnaschelli on “Kevin Can Wait,” and more!

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Here’s the full video of the Munster Mash on Cozi TV, featuring lots of our alumni, including kids from Matilda, Fiddler on the Roof, and more!

Catch Sophia Guarnaschelli (Tink!) on an episode of “Kevin Can Wait” very soon! Here are pictures of her time on set:

Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess) and Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) will host A Class Act NY’s “Songs from the Silver Screen” on October 25th! The event will also feature Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Chloe Wheeler (Dream Street), and many other kids. Get more information:

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) is among Time’s Most Influential Teens! Check out the list HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress!

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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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