THE MOTHER OF INVENTION Begins Previews, Alumni Nominated for Young Artist Awards, and more!

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Happy first preview to the company of The Mother of Invention! Break a leg!

Congratulations to our alumni nominated for Young Artist Awards! They are:

  • Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Best Performance in a Digital TV Series/Film (Teen Actor) for “Stranger Things”
  • Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), Best Performance in a Digital TV Series/Film (Teen Actor) for “Stranger Things”
  • Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE), Best Performance in a TV Series (Leading Teen Actress) for “American Housewife”
  • Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), Best Performance in a TV Movie or Special (Young Actress) for Hairspray Live
  • Oona Laurence (Matilda), Best Performance in a Feature Film (Leading Teen Actress) for “Pete’s Dragon

Congratulations to Madison Elizabeth Lagares, who will join the cast of On Your Feet as Little Gloria next month! Find out more:

It’s Day 2 of BroadwayCon! Here’s where our alumni were today:

Check out a new vlog from Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos), as well as a full video from his Q&A at BroadwayCon!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Falsettos, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, and lots of current Broadway kids and alumni at BroadwayCon!

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Interviews with CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and ANASTASIA Kids, Anthony Rosenthal to Have Q&A at BroadwayCon, and more!

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Ryan Sell and Ryan Foust talked about their excitement for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory with Bay News 9!

Nicole Scimeca was highlighted for her upcoming Broadway debut in Anastasia in the Benton Evening News!

Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) will have his own Q&A at BroadwayCon! Get more details:

Get your tickets for the upcoming reading of The Bishops, featuring Jeremy T. Villas (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots), and find out more below:

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) and Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet) will co-host “Songs from the Silver Screen” at the Triad Theater on January 23rd at 7pm! Get more information in Shahadi’s post:


The Shapiro Sisters, Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, Grinch) and Milly Shapiro (Charlie Brown, Matilda), will release an EP on January 27th! Find out more on BroadwayRecords.com.

Here’s the trailer for “Going In Style,” featuring Jeremy Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story)! The film is due out on April 7th and is rated PG-13.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Mother of Invention, Kinky Boots, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, and On Your Feet!

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FALSETTOS Closes, “Stranger Things” Up for Best TV Drama at Golden Globes Tonight, and more!

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Happy Trails to the company of Falsettos, which played its final performance today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you!

Tonight, “Stranger Things” with alumni Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) is up for Best TV Drama at the Golden Globes! Good luck! And here’s a video of Gaten and Caleb on their way to the ceremony:


Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock) guest stars on “Mozart in the Jungle,” streaming now! Get more details:


Today, A Time To Shine returns to NYC, featuring lots of alumni and hosted by Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) and Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills)! Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Kinky Boots, School of Rock, and Waitress!

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Jacob Guzman Joins HAMILTON Tour, Lilyana Cornell Joins EVERYBODY at Signature Theatre, and more!

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Alum Jacob Guzman (Newsies) is heading out on the national tour of Hamilton! Congrats, Jacob! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables) has joined the cast of Everybody, Off-Broadway at the Signature Theatre! Get more details about the production HERE.

The lineup for Broadway Kidz Backwards at 54 Below has been announced! Find out more on Playbill.com.

In the video below, the School of Rock kids talked with the American Theatre Wing about what it’s like to be “in the band”!

Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess, Dream Street), pictured below playing the title role in KOTA’s Madeline’s Christmas, has filmed a Dunkin’ Donuts commercial!

Here’s a teaser trailer for “Nella the Princess Knight,” starring Akira Golz (Matilda) in the title role! The series premieres on February 6th at 10am!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Falsettos, Kinky Boots, Waitress, and On Your Feet!

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RUTHLESS! Cast Album Out, Meliki Hurd in Foot Locker Commercial, and more!

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The Ruthless! cast album is here! Get it on iTunes:

Be on the lookout for Meliki Hurd (Matilda) in a new Foot Locker commercial!


Some of the kids of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown spread holiday cheer all across Broadway! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Waitress, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and The Lion King!

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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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YBAN at FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin on 20/20 Tonight, and more!

YBAN’s Emily and I had a great time seeing Nerghiz Sarki perform in Fiddler on the Roof last night! Awesome job, Nerghiz! We hope you enjoy the rest of the show’s run!

Tonight, Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) appeared on “20/20” on ABC! Get more details:

School of Rock will take part in an Andrew Lloyd Webber celebration on December 22nd on “Good Morning America”! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Holiday Inn will be livestreamed in January! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Hairspray Live is now on DVD! Get more details about how to order it on Amazon.com.

Watch Sammy Ramirez find out that he got cast in School of Rock in the video below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, A Bronx Tale, and The Lion King!

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Casting, Seth Steinberg Joins IF I FORGET, and more!

Congratulations to Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Foust, and Ryan Sell, who will all make their Broadway debuts playing Charlie in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Seth Steinberg has been cast in Roundabout Theatre Company’s Off-Broadway production of If I Forget! He will play the role of Joey Oren. Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Fans have voted Anthony Rosenthal‘s Broadway debut in Falsettos among the top Broadway debuts of this year! Check out the full list of fan favorites on Broadway.com.

Take a look at photo coverage from School of Rock‘s recording session for their track on this year’s Carols for a Cure album on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch kids from Matilda, On Your Feet, and more celebrate UNICEF in this video!

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

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“Stranger Things” Up for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series, Broadway Shines on GMA Today, and more!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and the cast of “Stranger Things” are up for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series at the SAG Awards! Congratulations! Check out a clip of Gaten, Caleb, and some of their castmates celebrating:

This morning at 8:30am, lots of Broadway kids appeared on “Good Morning America” with Broadway Shines for their annual coat drive! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

A Day by the Sea is on the Wall Street Journal’s Best Theater of 2016 list! Check out the full list on WSJ.com.

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) and her dad appear in this sweet video for The Scene!

Watch video from Broadway Sessions featuring the boys of Radio City Christmas Spectacular below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) took part in the music video “Y Sentirás Mi Amor”! Watch it here:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Falsettos, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, Waitress, Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and more!

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Amadi Chapata’s Birthday, New SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Members, and more!

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Happy birthday to Amadi Chapata (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Amadi!

Congratulations to Ruth Righi and Sammy Ramirez, who both make their Broadway debuts in School of Rock! Find out more:


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Lots of Broadway kids will appear on “Good Morning America” tomorrow morning at 8:30am with Broadway Shines as a part of GMA’s Warm Coats and Warm Hearts Drive! The coat drive ambassadors include alumni Makenzi Rae Fischbach (Billy Elliot), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), and Mary Stewart Sullivan (Enron, A Little Princess). Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet), Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables), and Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet) are also confirmed to be appearing tomorrow. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here’s the newest trailer for “The Son,” which features Sydney Lucas (Fun Home)!


Chloé Bryan (School of Rock) has joined the staged reading of Once On This Island! She will play Little Ti Moune. Get more details:

Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street) has booked the pilot of “Jambo’s Journey”! She will play the role of Sophia. Find out more:


The kids of School of Rock and Kinky Boots met Bruno Mars and Kevin Costner recently! Check out the pictures on Playbill.com.

The cast of Falsettos will live stream their cast album listening party! Get more information:


Sunday in the Park with George is coming back to Broadway! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Watch the episode of “Blue Bloods” that features Julian Silva (The Lion King) and Leon C. Outlaw Jr. (Motown) on CBS.com!

“Christmas All Over Again,” featuring Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), is out now! Here’s a trailer:

Here’s video of Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) performing at Madison Square Garden!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Hairspray Live, School of Rock, Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, and Fiddler on the Roof!

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