Alumni Rachel Arianna and Olivia Fanders Performing in Regional Productions, Catherine Missal to Guest Star on “The Blacklist,” and more!

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Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) is currently performing in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee in Connecticut through February 24th! Get tickets to see her on SquareFootTheatre.com.

Alum Olivia Fanders (A Little Princess) is also set to perform regionally very soon! You can catch her in Gypsy at the Riverside Theatre in Florida this March!

Catherine Missal (A Tale of Two Cities, Mary Poppins) has booked a guest star spot on “The Blacklist”!

Fina Strazza (Matilda, Animal) has wrapped filming on a movie called “Callahan”!

The University of Alabama spoke with Madalen Yarbrough Mills‘s (School of Rock) mom, Jamie, about balancing the life of a child actor on Broadway! Read the article on UA.edu.

And here are pictures from the kids of Good for Otto and School of Rock!


BAR MITZVAH BOY Begins Performances at York Theatre Company, THE SECRET GARDEN Broadway Revival Announced, and more!

Congratulations to the company of Bar Mitzvah Boy at York Theatre Company on their opening night Off-Broadway!

The Secret Garden will return to Broadway next season for the first revival of the show! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Rehearsals are now underway for This Flat Earth! Check out pictures on TheaterMania.com.

A Bronx Tale will soon be available for performance rights! Find out more on BroadwayLicensing.com.

Watch Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), Madeleine Pace (Once), and Joshua Turchin (The Pill) of Broadway Kids Jam cover “Falling Slowly” from Once on BroadwayWorld.com!

Take a look at pictures from Kinky Boots‘s 2000th performance celebration on Playbill.com!

Congrats to alumni Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street) and Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda), who guest-starred on “Divorce” over the weekend! Here are some photos:

Demi Singleton (School of Rock) and Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once) will host the next A Class Act NY cabaret tomorrow night! Performers include Nili Kepets (Dream Street), Simone Vysnovsky (Dream Street), and Julia Lipsztein (Dream Street). Find out more:

“Homeland” has begun its 7th season, featuring alumni Claire Keane (Waitress) and McKenna Keane (Waitress)! Here’s a preview:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Bar Mitzvah Boy, Waitress, and School of Rock!


Win Tickets to ONCE ON THIS ISLAND’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers” Performance, Artyon Celestine on “Lip Sync Battle Shorties” and in Target Commercial, and more!

You can enter to win tickets to see Once On This Island perform on “Late Night with Seth Meyers”! Get more details:

Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live) was on “Lip Sync Battle Shorties” tonight at 7:30/6:30c on Nickelodeon! You can also catch him in a Target commercial currently airing! Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Once On This Island, Frozen, School of Rock, and Anastasia!


BALLYTURK Closes at St. Ann’s Warehouse, Will Coombs Departs A BRONX TALE, and more!

Happy Trails to Aaralyn Anderson, Brooke Timber, and the company of Ballyturk Off-Broadway at St. Ann’s Warehouse! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you.

Happy Trails as well to Will Coombs, who departs A Bronx Tale today to rehearse for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child! Congrats on a great run, Will!

The Fun Home Kids panel was today at 12pm, on the final day of BroadwayCon! (Photo Credit: Cabaret for a Cause)

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, Frozen, and Once On This Island!


Levi Smith to Make Broadway Debut in A BRONX TALE, Production Photos from THE PILL, and more!

Congratulations to Levi Smith (A Christmas Story tour), who will make his Broadway debut in A Bronx Tale!

Check out production photos from The Pill on Playbill.com!

Be sure to register for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets between now and 10pm EST on January 31st! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Kenneth Aikens (The Lion King) and alum Cate Elefante (Waitress) both filmed voiceovers for “Sesame Street” this week!

Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet) has joined the lineup for A Time To Shine tomorrow! Get more information:

Elie Samouhi (A Christmas Story Live) appeared on “Lip Sync Battle Shorties” at 7:30pm on Nickelodeon last night!

Check out these information pictures about where you can find Broadway kids and alumni at BroadwayCon:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Ballyturk, Once On This Island, School of Rock, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, The Pill, Kinky Boots, and Waitress!

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Zoe Wilson’s Birthday, THE PILL Begins Performances, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Zoe Wilson (The Pill, Play Like A Winner, Three Days to See)! We hope you had a great day!

Break a leg to Zoe, Joshua Turchin, and the company of The Pill, which begins performances tonight!

Also, Joshua is taking over La MaMa’s Instagram story today; get more details below:

Ava-Riley Miles (Doctor Zhivago, Evita) has joined the “Life of a Broadway Kid” panel at BroadwayCon! It takes place on Saturday at 1pm.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, A Bronx Tale, Ballyturk, and Broadway Kids Jam!


“Stranger Things,” “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” and “This Is Us” (Featuring Alumni) Nominated for SAG Awards, Nico Bustamante in Ikea Commercial, and more!

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Good luck to our alumni and their projects nominated for SAG Awards tonight: “Stranger Things,” which features Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” and “This Is Us,” which both feature Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King)!

Nico Bustamante (A Room of My Own) is now in an Ikea commercial! Check out some photos:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Pill, School of Rock, Anastasia, Waitress, and Broadway Kids Jam!

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“Pinkalicious & Peterrific” with Jaden Waldman on PBS Website and App, Ella Dane Morgan to Participate in BroadwayCon Q&A, and more!

New episodes of “Pinkalicious & Peterrific,” with Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) as Peterrific, are now on the PBS website and app! Get more information on PBS.org and watch a clip below:

Ella Dane Morgan (Waitress) will participate in a Q&A at BroadwayCon on January 27th at 12pm; the location is TBA!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Ballyturk, Once On This Island, Anastasia, and The Pill!

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National Swing Day, Lianah Sta. Ana to Perform in MuseMatch XI at 54 Below, and more!

Today is National Swing Day! We salute the hardworking swings of School of Rock: Michael Cascetta, Sophia Kekllas, Ellie Kim, and Colin Lauri.

Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon) has joined the lineup for “MuseMatch XI: A Musical Theater Blind Date” at 54 Below on January 19th! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Check out photo coverage from Sara Bareilles’s second opening night in Waitress on BroadwayWorld.com! Also, you can now purchase Waitress tickets through the end of the year! Get more information HERE.

Jeremy Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story) has a new web show called “Problem Solved”! Find out more in our post from earlier today HERE.

BroadwayCon update: Here’s a list of the kids you can catch at BroadwayCon this year, and find out when you can see each of them HERE:

  • Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess)
  • Anthony Rosenthal (Really Rosie, Falsettos)
  • Ben Cook (Ragtime, Billy Elliot)
  • Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda)
  • Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda)
  • Georgi James (Annie, Billy Elliot, A Tale of Two Cities)
  • Griffin Birney (Fun Home)
  • Hudson Loverro (A Bronx Tale, Ragtime on Ellis Island)
  • Lennon Nate Hammond (Fun Home tour)
  • Levi Buksbazen (School of Rock)
  • Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda)
  • Madison Zamor (Dream Street, Radio City Christmas Spectacular)
  • Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story)
  • Noah Hinsdale (Finding Neverland, Fun Home)
  • Oscar Williams (Fun Home)
  • Pierson Salvador (Fun Home tour)
  • Rachel Katzke (School of Rock)
  • Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting)
  • Sydney Lucas (Fun Home)
  • Walden Sullivan (School of Rock)
  • Zachary Unger (Newsies, Big Fish, Chaplin)
  • Zachary Zwelling (School of Rock)
  • Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home, Really Rosie)

Hudson Loverro (A Bronx Tale, Ragtime on Ellis Island), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Joshua Turchin (The Pill), Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock), and Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), along with tour kid Molly Richardson (Matilda) and Joshua’s sister Shaina, got together recently for another session of Broadway Kids Jam! Get more details:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, School of Rock, Once On This Island!

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John Allyn’s and Gabrielle Greene’s Birthdays, BALLYTURK Opens, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and MISS SAIGON Close, and more!

Happy birthday to John Allyn (School of Rock) and Gabrielle Greene (School of Rock)! We hope you both had a great day!

Happy opening to Aaralyn Anderson, Brooke Timber, and the company of Ballyturk at St. Ann’s Warehouse Off-Broadway! Break a leg!

Happy trails to Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Foust, Ryan Sell, and the company of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and to Lianah Sta. Ana, Jace Chen, Edelle Rapada, Elie Rapada, Daniel Shin, and the company of Miss Saigon! Both shows played their final performances on Broadway today. We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

Cate Elefante (Waitress) is doing a Q&A at BroadwayCon on January 27th! Get more details below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Lion King, Miss Saigon, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Once On This Island, and Ballyturk!

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