SCHOOL OF ROCK Preview, An Interview with Sydney Lucas, and more!

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School of Rock preview performances at the Gramery Theater are underway in NYC this weekend! If you can’t make it to the show, take a look at this preview below:

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and her mom were interviewed by 7Online in honor of the upcoming Tony Awards! You can watch the feature below:

We have even more alumni news today! Colin Critchley (Spring Spectacular) and Taliyah Whitaker (brownsville song) have booked the title characters in Nick Preschool’s new short “Corn & Peg”. Hayden Wall and Dylan Boyd (Soul Doctor) along with Ava-Riley Miles (Doctor Zhivago) will take part in the new workshop for Hazel, a musical based on the 1960’s sitcom of the same new. More info on that can be found at BroadwayWorld.com. And lastly, Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, A Little Princess) can be seen in this hilarious ad for Listerine! Take a look. Congrats, everyone!

Congratulations to all currently featured kids and alumni who are graduating/being promoted this year! We are very proud of you and all of your academic and artistic achievements!

And here are more pictures from the kids of The King and I, The Lion King, Matilda, Fun Home, and Kinky Boots!

New Headshot from Shahadi Wright Joseph, Olivia Chun in NY Magazine Picture, and more!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (The Lion King) posted her new headshot on Facebook! Check it out to the left. Also, HERE are the outtakes from her photoshoot!

Olivia Chun (The King and I) is featured in a picture for a New York Magazine article! Check out the article and the picture on NYMag.com.

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Fun Home, Matilda, and Kinky Boots!

Sydney Lucas’ Tony Reaction, “Lamb” To Be Released in 2016, and more!

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Playbill.com posted another reaction from Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) on her Tony nomination! She spoke over the phone with the website. You can listen to it at SoundCloud!

“Lamb” (feat. Oona Laurence of Matilda) will be released on theaters in 2016! The Orchard was granted distribution rights for the film after it premiered at SXSW. We will keep you posted on an exact date!

And here are more pictures from the kids of Fun Home, Matilda, Kinky Boots, Fish in the Dark, The King and I, Finding Neverland, and Liberty!

SCHOOL OF ROCK Casting, Behind the Scenes at KING AND I, and more!

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According to this IG post, Isabella Russo has been cast in School of Rock! More casting TBA. Congrats, Isabella!

Behind-the-scenes video from the King and I cast album recording is now online! Watch below:

Congratulations to Analise Scarpaci (Matilda) who has booked a new voiceover project!

A couple reminders! Remember to vote for our featured shows in the BroadwayWorld.com Awards. You can vote at BroadwayWorld.com. Also there are just nine general admission tickets left for Cabaret for a Cause in LA! You can order tickets at CabaretForACause.us. I (Lindsay) will also be there covering the event so come on down, see these incredible kids, say “Hi” to me, and support a great cause!

If you missed the Kinky Boots kids on the Red Nose Day Danceathon, the video is below!

Three years ago today, many of our currently featured kids and alumni took the stage at Godspell as part of Godspell Cast of 2032! These kids included Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables), Jon Viktor Corpuz (The King and I), and many more. Watch below!

And here are more pictures from the kids of The King and I, Matilda, and The Lion King!

 


Laurel Griggs on “Louie” TONIGHT, KINKY BOOTS Kids on NBC for Red Nose Day, and more!

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Laurel Griggs (Once, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) appears on “Louie” TONIGHT on FX! Make sure to tune in at 10:30 pm!

The boys of Kinky Boots appeared on NBC at 5:30 pm EST today as part of the Red Nose Day celebration with Nick Cannon! Check out the live stream on NBC.com and the boys during the Danceathon in the picture below!

Congratulations to Juliette Angelo (Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins), who appeared on “Mad Men” on May 10th!

The kids of Fun Home attended Jeanine Tesori’s Playwrights’ Sidewalk ceremony today! Congrats, Jeanine, and check out pictures of the kids on BroadwayWorld.com and TheaterMania.com!

You can preview all 15 tracks of the Finding Neverland cast album and pre-order your copy! Check them out on FindingNeverlandTheMusical.com.

It was announced today in a casting notice that The Crucible will return to Broadway in February 2016! We can’t wait to see the cast!

Check out more pictures of Symphony Space’s Gala, including some of Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), on BroadwayWorld.com!

Douglas Baldeo‘s (Kinky Boots) new short film “Hudson in the Afterwhile” will premiere on May 29th at 6:00 pm in the City Visions Film Festival! Congrats, Douglas! Get more information the Facebook post below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Little Princess, Annie, and Matilda!

Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations, Photo Coverage from CABARET FOR A CAUSE, and more!

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Congratulations to Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), who was nominated for a Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female)! A lot of our featured productions also received nominations–check out our list HERE and the full list of nominees on Broadway.com. Congrats to all!

Check out photo coverage from Cabaret for a Cause on Playbill.com!

We just found a video that Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) did for the Sonnet Project back in July! Check it out below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Kinky Boots, Iowa, Les Miserables, Matilda, Annie, The King and I, New York Spring Spectacular, and Fun Home!

 

All Things Tony Nominations, Cabaret for a Cause, and more!

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Credit: Fun Home Twitter

The Tony nominations were announced earlier today and 11 year old Sydney Lucas was nominated for her performance in Fun Home! We have a full list of nominees over HERE. She reacted to the news over on Playbill.com and BroadwayWorld.com. Take a look! Congrats, Sydney!

Cabaret for a Cause happened last night in NYC! We are started to get video and photo coverage. Take a look at the media below. We will have more soon!

The Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards are coming up! This is where YOU the audience can decide who wins. The initial ballot for nominations is now online. Go to Broadway.com to fill it out!

Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago) is now on Facebook and Twitter! Go “LIKE” her FB fan page HERE and follow her on IG HERE.

And here are more pictures from the kids of Fun Home and Kinky Boots!

Oscar Williams (Fun Home) with Flynn Show Choirs of Vermont!

Posted by Young Broadway Actor News on Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The cast of FUN HOME joining the #LoveMustWin movement!

Posted by Young Broadway Actor News on Tuesday, April 28, 2015

IOWA Opening Night, RUTHLESS! To Return Off-Broadway, and more!

Today is Young Broadway Actor News‘ fifth anniversary!! If you didn’t see Lindsay’s post about it earlier, click HERE to check it out! (And thanks for the shout-out, Lindsay! ~Audrey)

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Today is also opening night of Iowa at Playwrights Horizons featuring Kolette Tetlow! Break a leg, Kolette and the cast of Iowa!

According to a casting notice posted today, Ruthless! will return Off-Broadway! Visit BroadwayWorld.com for more information!

And here are pictures from the kids of New York Spring Spectacular, Matilda, Doctor Zhivago, The Audience, The King and I, Les Miserables, and Kinky Boots!

Beada Briglia’s Birthday, Rehearsal and Production Pictures, and more!

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We want to wish a happy birthday to Beada Briglia (Matilda)! We hope you had a great day.

Rehearsal and productions photos for a few of our featured shows were released today! View the links below to see production and rehearsal photos from Fun Home, The King and I, and The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek:

The Painted Rocks At Revolver Creek Rehearsal Photos
The King and I Production Photos
Fun Home Production Photo

And here are more pictures from the kids of Matilda, The Lion King, Les Miserables, Kinky Boots, Fun Home, and The King and I!

K’Lynn Jackman (The Lion King) celebrating Easter!

Posted by Young Broadway Actor News on Monday, April 6, 2015

FUN HOME and ZHIVAGO 1st Previews, FISH IN THE DARK Extends, and more!

fun-home-zhivago Tonight, the casts of Fun Home and Doctor Zhivago had their 1st previews. Congratulations, everyone! And if you’re trying to see Fun Home, the production just announced a digital lottery will be held for every performance! Each entry period will begin at midnight the day of on the app, TodayTix. Winners will be notified about 3-4 hours before each performance. More information can be found at TheatreMania.com!

Fish in the Dark has extended! Catch the production through July 19th.

The Crucible may be returning to Broadway next year! Sophie Okonedo is in talks to join the Broadway-bound production. We hope to have more details soon!

New rehearsal footage from Iowa and Finding Neverland is now online! Take a look at the links below:

 

And here are more pictures and video from the kids of New York Spring Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Les Miserables, The Lion King, The Nether, Fun Home, and Kinky Boots!

K’Lynn Jackman (The Lion King) dancing

Posted by Young Broadway Actor News on Friday, March 27, 2015