Once On This Island will do a benefit performance for the Actors Fund! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.
Congratulations to Sophia Anne Caruso (Blackbird, Runaways, Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!), who will play Lydia in the pre-Broadway engagement of Beetlejuice in Washington, D.C., this fall!
Chloé Bryan (School of Rock), Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), Mehret Marsh (The Lion King), Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Jeremy T. Villas (Kris Kringle The Musical, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots), and Timothy Yang (The King and I) are among the performers taking part in “A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant” on September 7th and 14th at The Green Room 42! Get your tickets HERE.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, The Lion King, School of Rock, Frozen, and Anastasia!
Former Broadway kids from Matilda, Les Miserables, and more will perform at 54 Below on August 18th in “Back to Before”!
Also coming up soon for our featured kids and alumni at 54 Below, “Now And Then”!
“The Super,” with Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Matilda, Sunday in the Park with George) and Taylor Richardson (Annie, Smokefall, A Christmas Memory), will arrive in movie theaters on October 19th! Find out more information on Deadline.com.
YBAN’s founder Lindsay got to watch GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) film an episode of Nickelodeon’s “Lip Sync Battle Shorties”! Look for her episode this fall during the show’s second season!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Once On This Island, School of Rock, Waitress, Frozen, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Mary Page Marlowe, The Lion King, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!
Danielle Becht (Dream Street) and Maya Slaughter (Dream Street) are directing Kids Cabaret 2018: Believe, Brundage Park Playhouse’s annual cabaret, and their siblings Bobby Becht (Dream Street) and Naina Slaughter (Dream Street) will be performing in it! Get tickets HERE.
Artyon Celestine (A Christmas Story Live) is one of the pros on the inaugural season of “Dancing with the Stars Juniors,” premiering October 7th on ABC!
Darius Kaleb (Motown, A Raisin in the Sun) has joined the cast of “One Dollar,” a new CBS All-Access show, premiering on August 30th!
Lianah Sta. Ana spent her senior year of high school performing in Miss Saigon. Now, she’s attending Columbia University this fall!
Tonight, please welcome to School of Rock: Layla Capers, Darrow Golub, Matthew Jost, Jordan Cole (Les Miserables tour, Finding Neverland tour), Hudson Loverro (A Bronx Tale, Assassins), Nirvaan Pal, Duke Cutler, and Theodora Silverman (School of Rock tour, Once tour)! Break a leg, everyone!
You can see Sadie Lock (Dream Street) play the title role in Annie at Newtown Arts Company in Pennsylvania, this weekend only! Get tickets at NewtownArtsCompany.com.
Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) has joined the cast of Jordan Peele’s new film “Us,” which also stars Lupita Nyong’o and Elisabeth Moss! Get more details on HollywoodReporter.com.
Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) has completed filming the new movie “Team Marco”! Release date is TBA.
UPDATE: The August 10th EPA for The Pain of My Belligerence is actually now on August 9th!
Jason Eric Testa (Elf) is performing in Calvin Berger at the Hudson Backstage Theatre in Hollywood from August 10-12!
Happy Opening to the company of Mary Page Marlowe at Second Stage Theater! Break a leg, everyone!
Zachary Zwelling and Iggy Rosado will play their final performances of School of Rock on July 29th. Go see them before then if you can!
Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet), Nerghiz Sarki (Fiddler on the Roof, Dream Street), Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Marquise Neal (Dream Street, Kinky Boots), Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), and Stephanie Ticas (The Gold) have joined the cast of KOTA’s youth production of High School Musical in August! Find out more on KidsOfTheArts.com.
Projects featuring Broadway, Off-Broadway, and live-broadcast kids were nominated for Emmys this morning! Find out more on EW.com. They include:
“This Is Us,” with Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King), nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic), Outstanding Contemporary Costumes, and Outstanding Music Supervision.
“The Americans,” with Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, and Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series.
“Stranger Things,” with Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series, Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Special Visual Effects, Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series, Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (One Hour), Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour), and Outstanding Music Supervision.
Jesus Christ Superstar Live, with Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock), nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie, Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama, Outstanding Variety Special, Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or Special, Outstanding Costumes for Variety, Nonfiction or Reality Programming, Outstanding Hairstyling for a Multi-Camera Series or Special, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special, Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Limited Series, Movie or Special, Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special, Outstanding Makeup for a Multi-Camera Series or Special (Non-Prosthetic), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie, and Outstanding Production Design for a Variety Special.
“The Sinner,” with Rileigh McDonald (Good for Otto, Matilda), nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.
“Paterno,” with Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime), nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama and Outstanding Television Movie.
A Christmas Story Live, nominated for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics.
The 71st Annual Tony Awards, nominated for Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special.
Waitress performed at Broadway in Bryant Park today!
Rozie Baker (Bonnie and Clyde, Shrek, Mary Poppins) has a brand new single out on Spotify and Apple Music!
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