THE LIGHT YEARS Closes at Playwrights Horizons, Pictures from THE LION KING, and more!

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Happy Trails to Graydon Peter Yosowitz (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) and the company of The Light Years, which closed at Playwrights Horizons tonight! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Graydon!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Waitress, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Amelie!

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MISS SAIGON Opens, ANASTASIA Begins Previews, and more!

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Happy Opening to the company of Miss Saigon! Break a leg, everyone! Get a first look at the show on Broadway.com.

Congratulations to Anastasia on their first preview tonight!

There is an open call for School of Rock this weekend! Get more details on Backstage.com.

Check out new production photos from Amelie on Playbill.com!

Congrats to Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), who has booked a feature film! Find out more:

The stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory were interviewed on ABC News! Watch it below or on ABCNews.go.com.


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

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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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Bailey Ryon to Teach Workshop in New Jersey, “The Americans” Returns Tonight, and more!

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Bailey Ryon (Matilda) will teach a workshop in New Jersey! Get more details HERE.

Tonight at 8pm was the return of “The Americans,” featuring Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot)! Check out the trailer for Season 5:

Hudson Loverro spoke to Pix11 about A Bronx Tale! Check out the interview on Pix11.com. Also, the cast album of A Bronx Tale will be released digitally on March 24th! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Jasper Newell has joined the cast of Samara, opening at Soho Rep in April! Get more details on SohoRep.org.

Vote for Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and “Stranger Things” in the Shorty Awards HERE!

Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda) has booked a Christmas movie! Here she is on set:


So happy to be filming a super fun and heartwarming movie #film #Christmasmovie #actresslife

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Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) will be on for Marcy in School of Rock on March 22nd at 2pm and for Katie (her debut in this role!) on March 24th at 8pm. Go see her if you can!


Keep your eyes peeled for an upcoming Waitress commercial featuring Ella Dane Morgan! Here’s a look at it:


Watch Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) return to “Saturday Night Live” in this sketch!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Everybody, School of Rock, On Your Feet, Amelie, Anastasia, The Lion King, Miss Saigon, Kinky Boots, BroadwayCon, Kids’ Night On Broadway, and Matildapalooza!

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Jillian Lebling’s Short Film To Play San Francisco, TheaterMania’s Kids’ Night On Broadway Pictures, and more!

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“Sleeptalker,” a short film written, directed, produced, and edited by and featuring Jillian Lebling (Once) will be shown in San Francisco this month! Congrats, Jillian! Get more information on AlbanyFilmFest.org.

Check out pictures from Kids’ Night On Broadway on TheaterMania.com!

Congratulations to Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos), and young theater critic Iain Armitage, who all made YesBroadway.org’s Top 40 Under 40 list! Check it out on YesBroadway.org.

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

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A BRONX TALE Celebrates 100th Performance, Avey Noble on “What Would You Do?,” and more!

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Check out pictures of the cast of A Bronx Tale celebrating their 100th performance on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here’s a picture of Avey Noble (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) on the set of “What Would You Do?”:

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

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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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SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Opens, NEWSIES to Return to Theaters March 4th, and more!

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Break a leg to Mattea Marie Conforti (Matilda) and the company of Sunday in the Park with George on their opening night tonight!

The film of Newsies will return to theaters one more time on March 4th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) has a new website from Stage Door Designs! Check it out HERE.

Check out pictures of the company of Everybody on their opening night on Broadway.com!

There are pictures from opening night of If I Forget on TheaterMania.com!

Here’s a hint about our next alumni interviewee: they switched their mode of transportation from scooter to unicorn! Any guesses? Only one more day until the interview is released!

Get a sneak peek at the cast of Anastasia in rehearsals on Broadway.com! Also, check out photo coverage from the show’s press event yesterday, also on Broadway.com.

Playbill takes you behind the scenes at School of Rock via Snapchat! Find out more HERE.

Professional Performing Arts School’s upcoming Mainstage production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying features lots of talented teens, including some of our alumni! The show runs March 29th to April 1st at Park West Theater in New York City. Be sure to check out the Dear Evan Hansen prize pack that you can win, including tickets, a backstage tour, and more! YBAN and KOT alumni in the cast include Madison Mullahey (Shrek tour, Mary Poppins tour), Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Drew Minard (Billy Elliot tour), Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot), Eden Duncan-Smith (The Lion King, Fences), Christian Dell’Edera (A Christmas Story tour), Brionna Trilling (Billy Elliot tour), Christina Jimenez (Runaways), and Maxwell Cabral (Runaways). Get more details about the show on PPASMainstage.com or in the Facebook post below:

Here’s the full video of the Annie segment from Inside Edition!

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

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SCHOOL OF ROCK Celebrates 500th Performance, Gregory Ye Joins MISS SAIGON, and more!

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Check out pictures of the School of Rock kids celebrating their 500th performance on Broadway.com!

Congratulations to Gregory Ye, who has joined the cast of Miss Saigon! Also, get a sneak peek at rehearsals on BroadwayWorld.com.

Watch the cast of Amelie discuss their show below or on TheaterMania.com!

Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) will take part in TDF Honors on March 20th! Find out more:


You have until this Sunday to catch Alexandria Suarez and Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables) in On Your Feet! See them while you can!

Tonight, Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) and Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) guest star on “Law & Order: SVU” at 9/8c on NBC!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Anastasia, Sunday in the Park with George, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, School of Rock, and The Mother of Invention!

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Gabby Gutierrez, Jim Kaplan, and Gregory Diaz IV Join MATILDA on Tour, and more!

Congratulations to Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock), Jim Kaplan (The King and I), and Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), who have all joined the national tour of Matilda! Gabby returns to the role of Matilda, which she played in the original cast of the US Tour, while Jim will play Eric and Greg, who was a swing in the Broadway cast, will play Tommy!

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

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