The Lydia Lowdown and Other Panels from Playhouse by SDM, WOMEN WITHOUT MEN Streaming Through July 19, and more!

Playhouse by SDM’s “The Lydia Lowdown,” a Q&A with Sophia Anne Caruso (Beetlejuice, Blackbird, Runaways, The Nether, Lazarus, The Sound of Music Live, Ruthless!), Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice, Fun Home, The Sound of Music Live, A Little Princess), and Dana Steingold, happened earlier today! Here’s a look at some of the other virtual workshops happening this week via Playhouse by SDM; register at this link.

The Off-Broadway production of Women Without Men is now streaming through July 19th on the Mint Theater Company’s website, along with two of their other production archive videos! Watch it HERE.

The York Theatre Company’s Big reunion panel was earlier today! Did you tune in?

Watch this PSA featuring Cayen Martin (The Lion King), Nathaniel McIntyre (The Lion King), and Teshi Thomas (The Lion King):

Jack Richman (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) has released a new EP called “Stellar”! Get it HERE.

Check out Aliya “Jo” Ramey (The Lion King) and Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) in Rising Talent Magazine’s recent virtual concert!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Trevor, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Caroline, Or Change, and Sing Street!





Cast of BIG at York Theatre Company to Reunite Virtually, Gianna Harris and Walter Russell III in Podcasts, and more!

The cast of York Theatre Company’s production of Big will reunite for a virtual panel on July 6th at 7:10pm EST! Register HERE.

Gianna Harris (School of Rock) participated in an episode of the “Suck It” podcast earlier tonight!

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Tonight from the @mightyoakmovie @thegiannaharris Gianna "GiGi" Harris is a singer, stage and screen actress born and raised in NJ. Gigi is most notably known for her work in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway and Touring Production's  "School of Rock the Musical."  She neared 800 performances prior to her "graduation" from Horace Green.   Other works include; "Working in Theater", "I Have A Voice", Sesame Street, "The O Clocks",Good Morning America and the 70th Annual Tony Awards.Gigi is very passionate about mental health awareness and LGBTQ equality #funny #listen #lmao #lmfao #followers #supportlocalartists #newpodcastalert #podcastepisode #mentalhealth #LGTBQPride #podcastmovement #lgtbqrights #pride2020 #podcastaddict #podcastlove #podcastinglife #podcastlifestyle #mensmentalhealth #unitedwestand #supportlgbtq #suckit #podcastlife #livemusic #sexpositive #womenempowerment #womeninmusic #comedians #podcastersofinstagram

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Also earlier today, Walter Russell III (The Lion King) launched his first “Paw”-cast on Instagram Live with special guest and Nickelodeon star Celina Smith (The Lion King tour)!

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SURPRISE!! I'm launching my PAW-cast 🐾 TODAY at 6PM and my surprise guest is my friend and cub pal, @officiallycelinasmith from @nickelodeon #TylerPerrysYoungDylan 📺 Celina and I will catch up with each other, answer YOUR questions, and maybe do a song, dance, or WHO KNOWS WHAT CAN HAPPEN…… So join us TODAY at 6PM for my first PAW-cast 🐾 #PAWcast #CubStrong #IGLive @wr3hrlm @officiallycelinasmith . . #YoungSimba #BroadwayBaby #VisionBoard2020 #actor #dancer #singer @thelionking @disneyonbroadway @disney #broadway #musical #theatre #broadwaymusical #bway #bwaymusical  #theatrekid #musicaltheatre  #blacktheaterkids #musicals #childactor #musicaltheater #theater #broadwayshow #lionking #disney #disneymusical #thelionking

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Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) will take part in the “Well Beings” Virtual Town Hall on July 14th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

“Respect,” with Skye Dakota Turner (Tina), now has an official release date of Christmas Day, December 25, 2020!

Here’s the newest episode of “The Early Night Show” with Joshua Turchin (Trevor, Forbidden Broadway, The Pill), featuring Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Malea Emma, and Sarah McKinley Austin (Matilda tour)!

And check out these pictures from the kids of Flying Over Sunset and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!




Lynn Masako Cheng’s Birthday, Jon Viktor Corpuz Interview, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I)! We hope you had a great day! CORRECTION: Birthday is on July 11th. Sorry for the confusion!

Jon Viktor Corpuz (The King and I) did an interview recently! Check it out on Lifestyle.Inquirer.net.

School of Rock is holding an open casting call for kids next Saturday! Get more information HERE!

Athan Sporek (Les Miserables) was recently interviewed for a local newspaper. Check out his interview on HomeReporter.com!

Douglas Baldeo (Kinky Boots) will make an appearance at the Image Entertainment Distinction Awards 2015 on July 12th! Get more information on the event’s Facebook page.

Congratulations to Olivia Coronel, who went on for the role of Little Gloria in On Your Feet recently! Check out Olivia’s pictures below:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Check out photo coverage from the reading of Secondhand Lions, featuring Sophia Anne Caruso (The Nether, Ruthless!, The Sound of Music Live) and Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland), on BroadwayWorld.com!

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) and Jake Lucas (The King and I) are just one of many pairs of real-life Broadway siblings! Read about Sydney and Jake, as well as many other Broadway siblings, on NewYork.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, The Lion King, Les Miserables, Dream Street, Matilda, and Finding Neverland!

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Gaten Matarazzo to leave LES MIS, Tony Awards Set Nomination Date, and more!

Gaten MatarazzoIt was announced today that Gaten Matarazzo will play his final performance of Les Miserables on March 1st. His final performance schedule is on his FB fan page. Please see him while you can!

The Tony Awards have set their nomination announcement date! Tune in at 8:30am EST at TonyAwards.com on April 28th.

“A Little Game” is now out on DVD! Order it at Amazon.com and check out an exclusive clip at BeliefNet.com.

Somewhere in Time has cast their first workshop. Included in the cast is young actor Jake Katzman as Young Arthur! No word yet on a Broadway production, but we will keep you posted.

We have more video from both Cabaret for a Cause and A Time to Shine! Check out all of those videos below, which features kids from Matilda, King and I, A Little Princess, and more!


 

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

 

KIBEHO Previews, NUMBER THE STARS and MOTOWN Articles, ON A STOOL Casting and more!

Niles Fitch Our Lady of Kibeho starts previews tonight. Break a leg, Niles!

Congratulations to young actor Zachary Brod who has been cast as Mario in Off-Broadway’s On the Stool at the End of the Bar! Performances begin in November. Tickets can be purchased at TicketCentral!

I found a lot of articles on Rachel Arianna and Kyla Carter of Number the Stars as well as Nathaniel Cullors of Motown! You can read them below:

Local Student, Kyla Carter, to Star in NUMBER THE STARS in NYC
Sixth Grader, Rachel Arianna Weintraub, to Star in Number the Stars
Talent show video helps teen hit Broadway

Oona Laurence‘s (Matilda) episode of “Law and Order: SVU” will air on November 5th at 9pm, not tomorrow! Sorry for the confusion!

And here are pictures from the kids of Peter Pan LIVE, Number the Stars, and Broadway Kids Care!

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Cabaret for a Cause Tickets, KIBEHO and STARS Rehearsal Photos, and more!

Cabaret for a CauseVIP Tickets for Cabaret for a Cause are sold out! All other tickets (general, SO, and gold-level) are still available for the December 8th event! Go get yours at GalapagosArtSpace.com.

New rehearsal pictures from Number the Stars and Our Lady of Kibeho have been added to their respective Facebook fan page. Please take a look at the pages for Kids of the Arts and Signature Theatre Company!

The cast of Matilda will appear on NYI on October 30th! Catch them on the “Parenting Report” at 11am, 2pm, 3:30pm, 5pm, and 1:30am. We will hopefully a clip sometime this weekend. Set your DVRs!

The Shapiro Sisters, Paige Brady (Matilda), Ava Ulloa (Matilda), and Zachary Unger (Newsies) will perform in a benefit concert for the 12.14 Foundation. The concert will take place on Friday, November 7th at 7pm at Walnut Community Church in Bethel, CT. Ticket and location information can be found at Zachary Unger’s Facebook fan page.

I found this great gender equality PSA featuring Taliyah Whitaker (brownsville song) and Zoe Manarel (A Little Princess). Take a look!

Little Leading Ladies from Aubrey Smyth on Vimeo.
And here are pictures from the kids of Matilda, Number the Stars, and The Lion King!

Timothy TV Cao (Matilda) at dance class!

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Darius Kaleb’s Concert and The New Cubs at LION KING


 
We have more scoop regarding Darius Kaleb’s upcoming concert! Scheduled to perform are kids from The Lion King, Kinky BootsA Little PrincessSouth PacificMatildaMacbeth, and more. The concert is scheduled for September 29th from 7:30-9:30pm at Manhattan High School Auditorium (317 W. 52nd Street, Manhattan, NY 10019). Tickets can be purchased at EZRegister.com.

K’Lynn Jackman and Isaiah D. Negron made their official Broadway debuts last night at The Lion King and we have a few pictures! Take a look at the links below.

K’Lynn Jackman’s Pictures from the stage door – Part 1 and Part 2

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