Juno Blizzard Updates, Interviews with SCHOOL OF ROCK Hopefuls, and more!

The Lion King

Tonight, most Broadway shows will go on as normal after a day of the Juno blizzard. The Lion King, however, remains cancelled. If you need to exchange your tickets, please return to the point of purchase to do so! Additionally, Seth’s Talent Show (feat. Sam Poon of King and I and Macbeth) has been postponed to February 9th. Please see Don’t Tell Mama for details!

BroadwayWorld.com interviewed the hopefuls at School of Rock‘s NY open call. Watch the video HERE.

Fish in the Dark has broken advanced sales records for Broadway, just beating out the play Betrayal. Read more at BroadwayWorld.com!

Please keep voting for “Just Add Magic” feat. Judah Bellamy (Matilda, The Lion King) to receive a full series order at Amazon.com! Watch it HERE.

And here are pictures and video from the kids of The Lion King, Matilda, Doctor Zhivago, and Les Miserables!

K’Lynn Jackman (The Lion King) hanging out!
K’Lynn filming a video



Many Broadway Shows Canceled Today and Tomorrow, Lilla Crawford to Teach Master Class, and more!

All Broadway show performances and some Off-Broadway performances were canceled today, Monday, January 26, 2015, due to the winter storm. In addition, The Lion King has canceled performances for tomorrow, Tuesday, January 27, 2015. You can get more information on show closings surrounding the storm on Broadway.com.

A Class Act NY announced on their Facebook page today that Lilla Crawford (“Into the Woods,” Annie, Billy Elliot) will teach a master class there on March 28, 2015. Get more information HERE!

Irving Berlin’s America will get a second cast album featuring Giuseppe Bausilio, who has appeared in America as well as in Billy Elliot (both on tour and on Broadway) and Newsies. Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com!

Check out this video of K’Lynn Jackman (The Lion King) and James Ignacio (The King and I) in a production of Into the Woods together!

Check out pictures from the School of Rock open call on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures from the kids of Fun Home and Matilda!

LION KING Benefit for Fire Aftermath, Alumni in ANNIE JR., and more!

The Lion King The cast of The Lion King will hold a benefit on Jan. 26th at Urbo for two members of their company who lost everything in a NJ fire. More details to come!

Kids from Once, A Little Princess, “Sound of Music LIVE”, and way more have been cast in Kids of the Arts’ workshop production of Annie Jr.! Performers include Presley Ryan, Peyton Ella, and Anna McCarthy as Annie as well as Sophie Knapp and Kyla Carter as Molly. Additionally, our own blog assistant Audrey Lang has been cast as Cecille in Cast D! We will bring you more details soon.

And here are pictures and video from the kids of The Nether, Matilda, Doctor Zhivago, King and I, Soul Doctor, and The Lion King!



FISH IN THE DARK and DOCTOR ZHIVAGO Casting News, and more!

Rachel Resheff Lots of casting news today! It was announced that 15 year old Rachel Resheff (People in the Picture, Mary Poppins, and more!) will co-star in Larry David’s Fish in the Dark this spring. This will be her 5th Broadway show. In addition, Doctor Zhivago announced their chidren’s casting. Joining the company are Ashley Brooke, Sophia Gennusa (Matilda), Jonah Halperin (Matilda, Kinky Boots), and Ava-Riley Miles (Evita). Previews begin in March. Congratulations, everyone!

Lilla Crawford (Annie) joins the latest installment of Cutting-Edge Composers, a concert which features music from writers yet to make their Broadway debut. The concert will take place at 54 Below on Jan. 25th at 9pm. More details can be found at 54Below.com!

Congratulations to Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables) who went on as Young Cosette at today’s matinee!

Check out this first look at The Nether, featuring Sophia Anne Caruso!

More video from Cabaret for a Cause are now available. Watch below!

And here are more pictures and videos from Les Miserables and The Lion King!

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MATILDA and NEWSIES Kids on TV, INTO THE WOODS News, and more!

First, so sorry for the outage yesterday!

zach-erica Zachary Unger (Newsies) appeared on “Forever” tonight on ABC! We will have his episode up soon. Also, Broadway Kids Care will appear on GMA on December 4th between 8:30-9am. Set your DVRs! And lastly, Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda) danced backup for Meghan Trainor at the Nickelodeon Halo Awards this past weekend and we have a clip! She appears at about 1:27. Watch at Nick.com!

The deluxe Into the Woods soundtrack bundle special edition is now available for pre order! It is officially out on December 16th but you can pre-order it at DisneyMusicEmporium.com! Also, Broadway.com posted some behind-the-scenes footage from filming and recording, even footage of Lilla Crawford (Annie) recording “I Know Things Now”. Watch below!

Fun Home will premiere on Broadway earlier than expected! Opening night is now set for April 19th with previews beginning on March 27th.

Come see kids from Evita, Matilda, Violet, and more in the special concert version of A Little Princess by Andrew Lippa at 54 Below on December 8th and 16th at 7pm! More details (and tickets) can be found at 54Below.com.

Mckayla Twiggs (Les Miserables) has posted her performance schedule at her FB fan page!

Jete Laurence (Number the Stars) has booked a cruise line commercial! We will let you know when it airs. Congratulations, Jete!

BroadwayWorld.com has posted pictures from the Finding Neverland performance on GMA. Take a look HERE!

And here are pictures from the kids of Matilda, The Lion King, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Ruthless!, and Les Miserables!

Timothy TV Cao (Matilda) with his sister



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