LION KING Kids Take Their Last Bows, Ava Briglia Appears on “Evil Lives Here”, and more!

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Happy Trails to Jordan Toure, Cayen Martin, Mehret Marsh, and Aliyah Mastin who took their final bows with The Lion King this weekend! Good luck with whatever is next!

Happy Trails to Everybody at Signature Theatre Company, featuring Lilyana Cornell! We can’t wait to see what’s next.

We wanted to wish a special Happy Birthday to our staff member Emily! We hope you had an amazing day!

Ava Briglia (Matilda) guest starred on “Evil Lives Here” tonight on Investigation Discovery. We are looking for a full episode to view so stay tuned! For now, here are a few pictures from the set.



Rachel Resheff (Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins, and more!) will return to 54 Below on June 3rd at 9:30pm. Get more details and buy your tickets at 54Below.com!

Grace Capeless (Matilda, The Lion King) will appear in Kicking & Screaming, a special event at Symphony Space on March 27th! Get your tickets at SymphonySpace.org.

And here are more pictures and video from the kids of Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, Sunday in the Park with George, and Everybody

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Alyssa Marvin in Promotional Video for the Rink at Rockefeller Center, Young Artist Awards Tonight, and more!

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Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars, Dream Street) appears in a video celebrating the Rink at Rockefeller Center! Check it out:


The Young Artist Awards were today! Good luck to all of our alumni who were nominated!

1984 is set to begin previews in May! Get more details on Playbill.com.

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

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Brandon Niederauer’s Birthday, YBAN Visits Waitress, and more!

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Happy Birthday to School of Rock star Brandon Niederauer! We hope you had an amazing birthday!

We also want to wish a very Happy Birthday to our web assistant Audrey! Thank you for all you do for the website and we hope you had a wonderful day. Speaking of Audrey, she and Emily visited the diner over at Waitress last night and met up with Ella Dane Morgan post show. Great job, Ella!

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The Outer Critics Circle nominations will be announced on April 25th. Winners to be announced on May 8th. The Outer Critics Circle is the official organization of writers on the New York theater for out-of-town newspapers, national publications, and other media beyond Broadway.

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) has booked a pilot! We will announce more details as we get them. Congrats, Ella!

The stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory talked with Broadway.com about their show. Watch below!

And here are more pictures from WaitressKinky BootsMiss SaigonSchool of Rock, and On Your Feet!

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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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Pictures and Videos from the Kids of ON YOUR FEET, KINKY BOOTS, SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

Check out these pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Waitress, Anastasia, Miss Saigon, Sunday in the Park with George, and BroadwayCon!

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AMELIE Begins Previews, Sneak Peek of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, and more!

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Congratulations to the company of Amelie, which began previews last night! Also, Amelie will get a cast album; get more information including release dates on Playbill.com.

Watch the stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory give a sneak peek of their show on BroadwayWorld.com or below!

Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea, Les Miserables) will sing the National Anthem at Madison Square Garden tomorrow night! Check out a picture of him getting ready below. Also, Athan talked to NYCastings.com about his role in A Bronx Tale!


Easter Bonnet will return in April! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Watch Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) guest star on the Tyler Mount Vlog on Playbill.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Amelie, Anastasia, School of Rock, Miss Saigon, Waitress, The Lion King, Sunday in the Park with George, On Your Feet, and BroadwayCon!

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NEWSIES Returns to Movie Theaters for Final Day, Mehret Marsh to Leave THE LION KING, and more!

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Newsies returned to movie theaters today for one final encore!

Mehret Marsh is set to leave her role as Young Nala in The Lion King soon; go see her while you can!

Kids of the Arts is featured in the online publication Constellation Magazine! There are photos and interviews with KOTA founder Laura Luc as well as young performers Oona Laurence (Matilda), Raquel Wallace (Dream Street), Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street), and Kaci Walfall (The Lion King). Check it out on ConstellationMag.space!

Go vote for Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) in the Shorty Awards on Variety.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, Amelie, Miss Saigon, School of Rock, On Your Feet, Waitress, Sunday in the Park with George, The Lion King, and Newsies!

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MISS SAIGON Begins Previews, YBAN Alumni Take Part in DIARY OF A WIMPY KID Reading, and more!

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Break a leg to the company of Miss Saigon on their first preview tonight!

Several of our alumni took part in a recent reading of Diary of a Wimpy Kid! Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story), Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), David Rosenthal (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), and Jeremy T. Villas (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots) were among the young actors who took part. Check out pictures:

Take a look at photo coverage from Kids’ Night On Broadway last night on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch Mimi Ryder (Matilda) and Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I) in this new Sprout commercial!

Here’s Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting) in a music video for “Good Girl Winnie Foster”!

Congrats to Avey Noble (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who has booked “What Would You Do?”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, On Your Feet, Anastasia, The Lion King, Waitress, Sunday in the Park with George, Kinky Boots, and lots of other Broadway kids, including media from last night’s Kids’ Night On Broadway events!

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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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