MATILDA to Close in January 2017, WAITRESS to Get a Cast Album This Summer, and more!

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Matilda will close on Broadway on New Year’s Day (January 1) 2017. Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Waitress will get a cast album this summer! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out the kids of Fun Home rehearsing with Rebecca Luker in an article on Playbill.com!

“High School Musical 4” is casting teens ages 14-17! Find out more on Playbill.com.

New York Live went backstage at Matilda! Watch the video below:

Here’s the closing number from the “When I Grow Up” cabaret presented earlier this month!

The kids of Matilda, Fun Home, Kinky Boots, and more learned how to ballroom dance in this video!

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) will appear on News 12 Long Island for her song “Free 2 Love”! More details coming soon, and check out Alexa’s post below for more info:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Tuck Everlasting, Finding Neverland, Disaster!, Matilda, Kinky Boots, and School of Rock!










Alexa Valentino Interviewed by Verizon Fios 1 News, Bobbi MacKenzie to Appear on Good Day Oregon, and more!

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) was interviewed by Verizon Fios 1 News about her single! The interview aired at 5pm today. Buy her song HERE!

Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) will appear on Good Day Oregon tomorrow! We will have video soon after. Get more information in the Facebook post below:

The kids of School of Rock are featured in Broadway.com’s Day in the Life with Sierra Boggess! Watch the video HERE.

Fun Home is taking video submissions for the child roles in its Broadway and national tour productions! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Check out photo coverage from Tori Murray‘s (Ruthless!) history-making 54 Below show on BroadwayWorld.com!

Shannon Harrington (Women Without Men) will take part in Take Ten, an evening of ten-minute plays at The COW Theater! Get more information HERE.

BroadwayCon will return January 27-29, 2017! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Here’s “Too Old to Cut the Mustard” from Rachel Resheff‘s (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) 54 Below show, along with Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Olivia Chun (The King and I), and Mehret Marsh (The Lion King)! You can also check out some pictures from the show in the Facebook post below.

Here are some behind-the-scenes pictures from “Hide and Seek,” a new film featuring Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess)!

Watch the kids of Broadway play Chubby Bunny in the video below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Tuck Everlasting, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Matilda, and She Loves Me!







Alessandra Baldacchino’s Birthday, Mavis Simpson-Ernst on “Brain Games” Tonight, and more!

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Happy birthday to Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess)! We hope you had a great day, Ali!

Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, A Little Princess) guest-starred on “Brain Games” tonight at 9:00 pm EST on National Geographic! Congrats, Mavis!

Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory) spoke to Shockya.com about filming “Jack of the Red Hearts”! Read the interview HERE.

Don’t wait until the last minute to get your tickets to “Together At Last,” the upcoming cabaret show starring Emma Howard (Violet, Matilda) and Jaidyn Young (Annie)! You can get them HERE.

Here’s a throwback video of Isabella Russo (School of Rock) singing “Let It Go” from Frozen at age 10!

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) has released a new music video with his band! Watch it below:

Nathaniel Cullors (Motown) will be featured on “Little Big Shots,” hosted by Steve Harvey! Tune in on March 13th on NBC at 8pm to watch! Also, check out a picture of Nathaniel with Steve Harvey as well as a sneak peek below:

Here’s video of Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), Jersey Sullivan (School of Rock), and Ethan Khusidman (School of Rock, Soul Doctor, Chaplin) perform “Faithfully” by Journey at Broadway Sessions!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Room of My Own, The Lion King, School of Rock, Matilda, Les Miserables, and The King and I, as well as from many of the other Broadway kids at the recent Broadway Serves event!









Tony Marin on “Recovery Road” Tonight, YBAN Alumni Cast in KOTA’s SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Tony Marin (The King and I) was on “Recovery Road” on FreeForm at 9pm tonight! Did you watch? Congrats, Tony!

Congratulations to YBAN alumni Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man), Peyton Ella (The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Tyrah Skye Odoms (Annie), Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street), Isabella Moitoso (A Little Princess), Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street), Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), Raquel Wallace (Dream Street), Rachael McVey (Dream Street), Nerghiz Sarki (Dream Street), Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Ellie Kim (Dream Street), Naina Slaughter (Dream Street), Maya Slaughter (Dream Street), Charlotte Wesson (A Little Princess), Emerson Glick (A Little Princess), and Aidan Winn (A Little Princess), who have been cast in one of the first ever amateur productions of School of Rock, which will be presented by Kids of the Arts (KOTA) on May 20-22, 2016! Check out the full cast list HERE, and check out the picture below of some of the kids at a photo shoot for the production!

Check out photo coverage from today’s press day for Tuck Everlasting on TheaterMania.com, BroadwayWorld.com, and Broadway.com!

Win tickets to see the 1-year-anniversary performance of Finding Neverland! Get more information in the Facebook post below:

Baylee Littrell took Playbill behind-the-scenes at Disaster! Check out his pictures on Playbill.com. Also, check out an official montage from Disaster! on TheaterMania.com or below!

The episode of “Billions” featuring Grayson Taylor (Mothers and Sons, New York Spring Spectacular) will actually be airing this Sunday (NOT yesterday!). Here’s a sneak peek!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, The Lion King, Tuck Everlasting, Disaster!, Cabaret for a Cause, School of Rock, and Les Miserables!







UNTIL DEATH DO US PART Opens, Brigid and Shannon Harrington in “Once ‘Round the Circle,” and more!

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Happy opening to Until Death Do Us Part! Break a leg to Jessica Cherniak and the company!

Shannon Harrington (Women Without Men) and Brigid Harrington (Mary Poppins) will both take part in a performance of Once ‘Round the Circle by Shanan Estreicher on March 13th! Get more information in the Facebook post below:

Check out rehearsal video from the upcoming concert production of The Secret Garden on TheaterMania.com or below!

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









New SMOKEFALL Pictures, MOTOWN Tickets On Sale, and more!

New production photos from Smokefall (feat. Taylor Richardson) are now online! Check out the MCC FB page for more.

Motown tickets are now on sale! Get your tickets for the summer return at Ticketmaster.com.

And here are more pictures and video from the kids of School of Rock, Matilda, Tuck Everlasting, The Lion King, A Room Of My Own, Fun Home, Women Without Men, and Kinky Boots!













 

Brandon Niederauer on PIX11, Kids’ Night On Broadway Video, and more!

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Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) was highlighted on PIX11! Read the article on PIX11.com and watch the video below:

We found another Kids’ Night On Broadway video! Watch it below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here’s video of the kids of School of Rock performing “Smooth Criminal” at Broadway Sessions!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Ruthless!, The Lion King, On Your Feet, Tuck Everlasting, Kinky Boots, Finding Neverland, Matilda, Fun Home, and Fiddler on the Roof!








Shahadi Wright Joseph to Lead Workshop, “Containment” to Premiere on The CW, and more!

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Shahadi Wright Joseph (School of Rock, The Lion King) will lead a School of Rock-themed workshop with A Class Act NY! Get more information in the Facebook post below:

Zachary Unger‘s (Newsies, Chaplin, Big Fish) new series “Containment” will premiere on The CW in April! Congrats, Zach! Find out more on Variety.com.

Tonight, Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!) performed at 54 Below at 9:30 pm in “Love Songs For The V-Day Foundation”! Get more details about the concert:

So excited for this tomorrow! Please come if you can!

A photo posted by Abigail Shapiro (@abigail_shapiro) on

Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Danielle Gordon (Les Miserables), Isabella Russo (School of Rock), and K’Lynn Jackman (The Lion King) will be featured in Rising Talent Magazine, in a Broadway Kids Exclusive! Get more information:

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













SMOKEFALL Extends Run, FROZEN Sets Broadway Tryout, and more!

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Smokefall has extended its run Off-Broadway before opening! Congratulations to Taylor Richardson (Annie, A Christmas Memory) and the rest of the company! Get more information on Broadway.com.

Frozen has set a pre-Broadway tryout for August 2017 in Denver! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda), Sawyer Nunes (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda), and Zachary Unger (Newsies, Chaplin, Big Fish) interviewed Broadway professionals for Bway Zone! Check out their video series on BwayZone.com.

We have some more great pictures from Kids’ Night On Broadway courtesy of Broadway.com!

Check out Carly Gendell (School of Rock) singing “Rolling in the Deep,” accompanied by Diego Lucano (School of Rock)!

Here’s a full video of Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess) and Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home) performing at BroadwayCon!

Here’s a video of the kids of School of Rock singing “Defying Gravity” from Wicked!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Lion King, Women Without Men, On Your Feet, Matilda, Disaster!, and Fun Home!






WOMEN WITHOUT MEN Production Photos, “Uncle Gareth” Trailer, and more!

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Check out new production pictures from Women Without Men on TheaterMania.com!

Here’s the trailer for “Uncle Gareth,” a new film featuring Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars)!

Uncle Gareth Trailer (2016) from Illusive Boss on Vimeo.

We just found this video from November’s A Christmas Story cabaret! Check out Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), now on tour with Matilda, singing “A Loud and Funny Song”!

Check out photo coverage from the Kids Night On Broadway celebration on Playbill.com!

Sam Poon (The King and I, Macbeth) will perform at Don’t Tell Mama on February 23rd! Get more information on DontTellMamaNYC.com.

The cast of Ruthless! recently celebrated their 100th performance! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

Watch the last episode of “Hard Rock Life,” featuring the kids of School of Rock, on Broadway.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Disaster!, The Lion King, A Room Of My Own, School of Rock, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, Fun Home, and The King and I!