MOTHER COURAGE Receives Best Revival Nomination, Shifted Election Day Performance Schedules, and more!

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Classic Stage Company’s Mother Courage and Her Children has been nominated for an AUDELCO Award for Best Revival! The show also received nominations for Lead Actress and Supporting Actor. Congratulations to Deandre Sevon (Runaways, Mother Courage…) and the company! Find out more on AUDELCO.org.

Several Broadway shows are shifting their schedules for the week of Election Day! Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, School of Rock, and Waitress, among others, will be dark on Tuesday, November 8th, to encourage people to go vote. Some of the shows will be replacing their Tuesday show with a Monday performance; get more specific information on Playbill.com.

Elizabeth Crawford (Tuck Everlasting) sang the National Anthem for the Red Sox over the weekend! Check out a picture and a video below:

Here’s Tre Jones (The Lion King) singing “Talking to the Moon” at Broadway Sessions!

Jad Grey (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) appears in this commercial for Visa!

Check out a feature on Evie Dolan (School of Rock) on BroadwayBox.com!

And here are pictures from the kids of On Your Feet, The Lion King, and Falsettos!

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Chloé Bryan Debuts in SCHOOL OF ROCK, Full Video of MISSING GEMINI, and more!

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Congrats to Chloé Bryan, who made her Broadway debut last night in School of Rock!

Here’s a video of the full production of Missing Gemini!

“The New Edition Story,” featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King), is set to premiere on BET January 24-26, 2017! Get more information and watch a trailer HERE.

The next Cabaret for a Cause event will be held on November 27th! Find out more:

Watch Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) do the Sibling Tag with his sister!

Check out pictures of the cast of On Your Feet meeting Gina Rodriguez of “Jane the Virgin” on Playbill.com!

Playbill also has pictures of the cast of School of Rock meeting Ben Stiller and Darren Criss–check them out HERE!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Hairspray Live, School of Rock, and Waitress!

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Shahadi Wright Joseph Departs SCHOOL OF ROCK, Pictures from HAIRSPRAY LIVE, MATILDA, and more!

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Happy trails to Shahadi Wright Joseph, who played her final performance in School of Rock today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Shahadi–in Hairspray Live and beyond! Here’s Carly Gendell‘s Instagram post wishing Shahadi happy trails:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Hairspray Live, Matilda, Waitress, School of Rock, Falsettos, and On Your Feet!

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Happy Trails to Hayley Feinstein and Tre Jones, YBAN Alumni on the Emmys Red Carpet, and more!

Happy trails to Hayley Feinstein, who played her final performance as Bielke in Fiddler on the Roof yesterday! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Hayley!

Happy trails as well to Tre Jones, who finished his run as Young Simba in The Lion King! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Tre!

Check out our alumni Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) on the red carpet at the Emmy Awards last night!

You can see more coverage of Gaten and Caleb at the Emmys on BuzzFeed.com, and check out their performance of “Uptown Funk” below!

Claire Candela (Once) had the honor of playing guitar and singing for Glen Hansard in Boston! Check out a picture:

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) is featured on BroadwayBox.com!

Update: You now have until this Sunday to see Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) in School of Rock! See her while you can!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, School of Rock, and Matilda!


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THE LAYOVER Closes, THE LION KING and SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Departures, and more!

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Happy Trails to Arica Himmel and the company of The Layover, which closed today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Arica!

Happy Trails to Kyliegh Curran, who played her final performance as Young Nala in The Lion King today. We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Kyliegh!

UPDATE (9/19/16): Shahadi has not left the show just yet!
Finally, happy trails to Shahadi Wright Joseph, who played her final performance as Madison in School of Rock today! She was also an understudy for Tomika. We can’t wait to see you in Hairspray Live and whatever else comes next, Shahadi! Here she is performing “If Only You Would Listen” in Orlando, Florida:

Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies) and Sofia Roma Rubino (School of Rock, Matilda) took over BroadwayWorld’s Twitter account today!

Congrats to Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street), who will appear on “Mind of a Murderer” on Investigation Discovery on September 26th! Find out more:

Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) has booked a national commercial! Congratulations, Sophie! Get more information:

Here’s a sneak peek at “Curbside Waltz,” starring Tre Jones (The Lion King) and Olivia Chun (The King and I)!

Cabaret for a Cause performed at 92Y Street Fest today at 3:30pm! Get more information about the performance in their Facebook post:

Here’s Sophia Anne Caruso (Blackbird, Lazarus, Runaways, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) singing “Life on Mars” on the Lazarus cast recording!

Here’s Aviva Winick (Matilda) singing “Naughty” at the New York Public Library! (She starts at 1:32.)

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





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CHARLIE BROWN Cast Album Released, Peyton Royce Lusk Joins FALSETTOS, and more!

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The You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown cast album is out now! Get it on BroadwayRecords.com.

Peyton Royce Lusk has joined the cast of Falsettos as the Jason understudy! Find out more:


First day into the theatre! Peyton and I are already having so much fun! #falsettos #sohappy #understudydoppelganger

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Evie Dolan (School of Rock) and Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) will take over the BroadwayWorld Instagram on Sunday! Get more details:


Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) will be at the Broadway Flea Market Autograph Table and Photo Booth this Sunday from 1:00pm-1:50pm! Get more information on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Falsettos, Waitress, The Lion King, Fun Home, School of Rock, and On Your Feet!

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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and THE LION KING Cast Departures Soon, DISASTER! Cast Album Celebration, and more!

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Hayley Feinstein will end her run as Bielke in Fiddler on the Roof next week. Go see her in the show before then!


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Tre Jones is set to depart the role of Young Simba in The Lion King this week. Go see him while you can!

Disaster! celebrated their cast album release recently, with Ryan Christopher Dever of the Matilda national tour playing Ben/Lisa! Check out pictures on TheaterMania.com.

Isabella Russo (School of Rock) is Broadway.com’s latest Fresh Face! Read her feature HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Once, School of Rock, On Your Feet, and Matilda!

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McKenna Keane Departs WAITRESS, YBAN Alumni Join THE KING AND I National Tour, and more!

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Happy Trails to McKenna Keane (Waitress)! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you!

Congratulations to Graham Montgomery (Kinky Boots), Adriana Braganza (The King and I), and Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie), who have all joined the cast of the national tour of The King and I! Graham will play Louis Leonowens and Adriana and Amaya will reprise their Broadway roles as Royal Children. Find out more on Playbill.com!

Congrats to K’Lynn Jackman (The Lion King), who has joined the company of this year’s national tour of A Christmas Story! She will play Nancy. Get more information HERE!

Check out pictures from the Falsettos press day on Playbill.com, BroadwayWorld.com, Broadway.com, and TheaterMania.com! Also, watch a rehearsal video below or on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s video of Shahadi Wright Joseph (School of Rock, Hairspray Live, The Lion King) singing “If Only You Would Listen” during the School of Rock promo tour!

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

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Sophia Anne Caruso, Caleb McLaughlin, Gaten Matarazzo in Variety’s Impact Report; Austyn Johnson Books Short Film; and more!

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Sophia Anne Caruso (Blackbird, Lazarus, Runaways, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) are all included in Variety’s Youth Impact Report 2016! Check out the full list HERE.

Congratulations to Austyn Johnson (Dream Street), who has booked the title role in a short film called “Alehia”! Get more information:

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) has joined the lineup for Brooklyn Comes Alive on October 22nd! Get more information HERE or in the Twitter post below:


Check out this new print ad for Justice featuring Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street)!


Get a sneak peek of BET’s “The New Edition Story” with Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King) on BET.com!

Here’s video of the School of Rock cast paying a special tribute to Jimi Hendrix!

Check out footage from the Peter Pan concert at the Transport Group on BroadwayWorld.com or below!

Congratulations to alumna Lilli Jacobs (A Little Princess), who is joining the cast of the second national tour of Cinderella! Lilli will be in the ensemble and understudy the role of Gabrielle. Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables) singing “Greatest Love of All”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, Matilda, Fun Home, and Les Miserables!

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Luke Paul Bonenfant Debuts in SCHOOL OF ROCK, Shahadi Wright Joseph Sets SCHOOL OF ROCK Departure Date, and more!

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Congratulations to swing Paul Luke Bonenfant, who made his School of Rock last night as James!

You have five more weeks to catch Shahadi Wright Joseph (The Lion King) in School of Rock before she departs the show! Get more information in her post:

Also, we have updated our School of Rock page! Check it out HERE.

Read an in-depth look at the emotional impact brought by the Fun Home benefit concert in Orlando on NYTimes.com!

Tori Murray and some of her Ruthless! castmates will be among the performers at Broadway in Bryant Park tomorrow! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Ruthless! will close on September 10th. A national tour and cast album are in the works for the show! Get more information on Broadway.com.

Check out more “Stranger Things” press for Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) on Broadly.Vice.com!

Tickets are on sale now for Falsettos! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Newsies will hit movie screens in early 2017! Get more details:

Go backstage at Nia Sioux‘s Trip of Love opening night in the video below!

Watch this video of Jenna Ortega reflecting on her New York Spectacular experience!

Get your tickets now for the Transport Group’s Peter Pan! The concert is next week, and it will feature Zoe Wilson (Three Days to See) as Wendy, Ashton Woerz (Pippin, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) as John, Jeremy T. Villas (Kinky Boots, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown) as Michael, and Matilda boys Noah Baird, Cole Alex Edelstein, Evan Gray, Meliki Hurd, Ian Saraceni (The King and I), and Gavin Swartz as the Lost Boys! Find out more:

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