MOTOWN Returning To Broadway, SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN Coming To Broadway, and more!

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Motown has announced that it will return to Broadway in July 2016! Get more information on Playbill.com.

A production of Singin’ in the Rain currently in Paris is aiming for a Broadway bow in Fall 2016! Get more information on NBCNewYork.com!

The Tony Awards will return on June 12, 2016, but in a different venue and with a few procedural changes! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here is a clip of the voiceover gig Kolette Tetlow (Iowa) had for the American Music Awards!

Here’s a picture of Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street) and Rachael McVey (Dream Street) rehearsing with their A Christmas Story castmates for Philadelphia’s Thanksgiving Parade!

Lots of our alumni are partnering with the anti-bullying campaign Free2Luv! Here is Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) performing a song she wrote about bullying:

“Jack of the Red Hearts,” featuring Taylor Richardson (Annie, A Christmas Memory) and Sophia Anne Caruso (Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!), has confirmed its new release date: February 26, 2016! Check out the Twitter post below for more information:


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













FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Begins Previews, Alexandra Vlachos’s Birthday, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Alexandra Vlachos (Matilda), who turned 10 this past Monday! We hope your day was great!

Happy first preview to the company of Fiddler on the Roof! A special “break a leg” to Hayley Feinstein (A Little Princess)!

Congratulations to Hayleigh Jusas (Dream Street, A Little Princess), who has booked a web film for Disney! Here she is on set:

Check out pictures of Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) at a panel about “Broadway at the White House” on HuffingtonPost.com!

Here is a sneak peek of “Stick It To The Man” from School of Rock!

There are just a few tickets left to Cabaret for a Cause on November 29th! Get yours now on CabaretForACause.us!

Kolette Tetlow (Iowa) can be heard this Sunday during the American Music Awards! Here she is in the recording studio:

Here are some pictures of Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street) and Rachael McVey (Dream Street) celebrating opening night of A Christmas Story at the Walnut Street Theatre!

In addition to the previously-announced kids of School of Rock, the kids of Fun Home will also be performing at “Puttin’ On The Brits” this Sunday! Find out more HERE.

Finding Neverland has announced that it will give a behind-the-scenes look at the show to more than 3,000 New York City public school students! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street), who has booked a Nick Jr. voiceover gig! Get more information in her Twitter post:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, On Your Feet, Fun Home, Matilda, Before Your Very Eyes, The King and I, School of Rock, and Lazarus!
















RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Opens, LAZARUS Begins Previews, and more!

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Happy opening to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular! We know the show will be great!

Happy first preview to the company of Lazarus! Break a leg, Sophia Anne Caruso (The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless)! Also, be on the lookout at @NYTW79 on Twitter for Lazarus tickets! Get more information below:

Eduardo Hernandez performed on Good Morning America today with his On Your Feet castmates! Watch the video of the performance below and read the accompanying article on ABCNews.go.com!

Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) will perform at 54 Below on December 2nd in a concert featuring the work of Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk! Get more information on 54Below.com.

Check out this brand new 360 video of “Circle of Life” from The Lion King!

Here’s a video of Carly Gendell (School of Rock) singing a medley from Side Show with her sister!

Here’s a sneak peek of “Broadway at the White House”! You can skip to 8:10 to watch the kids of Finding Neverland perform “Believe” with Matthew Morrison and Laura Michelle Kelly, and to 15:48 to watch Gabriella Pizzolo perform “Ring of Keys” from Fun Home! (Or watch all of it because all of Broadway is awesome!)

Congrats to Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), who has booked the film “Big Noise”! Here he is recording voiceover for the movie:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, School of Rock, Fun Home, The King and I, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Matilda, and Lazarus!















CABARET FOR A CAUSE Almost Sold Out, Details on Isabela Moner’s Film, and more!

Get your tickets now for the next Cabaret for a Cause on November 29th in NYC! Both performances are almost sold out! You can get tickets or more information HERE.

Read more about “Middle School,” the latest movie that Isabela Moner (Evita) is working on, on HollywoodReporter.com! It is set to come out October 7th, 2016.

Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) performed at the White House yesterday as a part of “Broadway at the White House”! Read about her experience on WTop.com. Sean Reda (Les Miserables, Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and Nicole Wildy (Dream Street) also performed! Check out their pictures from the event below:

The kids of School of Rock and Fun Home will be performing at “Puttin’ On The Brits” this Sunday at 7pm at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, to benefit BC/EFA! Get more information HERE.

Here are the Shapiro SistersMilly Shapiro (Matilda) and Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!)–singing “For Good” from Wicked!

Check out this new commercial for Jif featuring Trevor Braun (Billy Elliot)!

Jif-Calculus from jackie blaze on Vimeo.

Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) is making her debut album, and she needs your help! Find out how you can donate HERE!

Check out this picture of kids from many different Broadway shows at “A Simple Song for a Simple Wish”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Lion King, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Kinky Boots, Finding Neverland, Fun Home, Matilda, and On Your Feet!








Taylor Richardson in BMW Commercial, Tahlia Ellie Books PSA, and more!

We caught Taylor Richardson (Annie, A Christmas Memory) in a commercial for BMW! Watch it below:

Congratulations to Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man), who has booked a PSA! Get more information below:

Support Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE) at an event on December 5th to support Cookies for Kids Cancer! Get more information in Mia’s video:

Reddi High, the show Chloe Wheeler (Dream Street) and Emily Glick (Dream Street) were involved in writing, is featured on BroadwayWorld.com! It plays on December 6th.

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















SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast To Make TV Appearance, “Broadway at the White House” Lineup, and more!

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The cast of School of Rock made a TV appearance earlier tonight! Did you watch? Get more information below:


Several of our featured shows will take part in the White House and First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Broadway at the White House” special on TLC! They are Finding Neverland, Fun Home, On Your Feet, and School of Rock, as well as a few other Broadway shows! Get more information on Variety.com.

The kids of Fun Home appeared in tonight’s Ham4Ham show at about 5:55pm! YBAN’s Audrey and Emily were there, but unfortunately we didn’t get a video–so here’s someone else’s video of the Fun Home kids’ performance!

And here is Gabriella Pizzolo‘s rap at Friday night’s performance of Fun Home to support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS!

Learn more about what the kids of School of Rock like to read, and enter to win a trip to see the show in NYC on OOMScholasticBlog.com!

Get to know the cast of School of Rock in this #ImWithTheBand video!

Here is the official montage from Team A of Before Your Very Eyes!

Douglas Baldeo (Kinky Boots) will appear on the Sesame Street float during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!

We just found pictures from the “Tune In Time” event where Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin), Grace Matwijec (Matilda), and Nicky Torchia (Kinky Boots) took part as judges! Check them out on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out more photo coverage from the first preview of School of Rock on MTV.com!

Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street) appears in this commercial for Wayfair!

The Lion King will have a digital lottery beginning next week! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com!

Check out photo coverage from Kids of the Arts’ Heart to Heart on BroadwayWorld.com!

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













ACT ONE on PBS Tonight, RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Begins Previews, and more!

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Act One, featuring Matthew Schechter (Richard III, Newsies, Elf, Waiting for Godot, Mary Poppins) and Noah Marlowe (Mary Poppins), aired on PBS tonight! Did you watch?

Congratulations to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, which began previews tonight! We hope the show was awesome!

Happy 18th anniversary to The Lion King! Here’s to another 18 years!

The release date for “Jack of the Red Hearts,” featuring Taylor Richardson (Annie, A Christmas Memory) and Sophia Anne Caruso (Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!), is now the week of February 26th, 2016! Watch the team working on the trailer in the video below:

In case you missed it, here is video of Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess, Dream Street) on “Dr. Oz”!

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) has joined Free2Luv as a Youth Advocate! Check out her official announcement below:

Congratulations to Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man), who has booked a New York lottery commercial, set to air soon after Thanksgiving! Check out her pictures on set:

Here is Isabella Russo, as her School of Rock character Summer, teaching a lesson in rock history!

Here’s a throwback video to the Fun Home kids dancing in their Hamilton Halloween costumes!

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

















Sean Reda in LES MISERABLES, Aiden Eyrick on “The Blacklist” Tonight, and more!

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Congratulations to Sean Reda (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who will make his Broadway debut next month as Gavroche in Les Miserables!

Aiden Eyrick (Jerusalem, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) guest-starred on “The Blacklist” on NBC tonight at 9/8c! Did you watch?

Congrats to Maya Jade Frank (Evita, Mary Poppins, A Little Princess), who has booked a guest-starring role on a popular TV series! We can’t wait to see it!

This morning, Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess, Dream Street) was on “Dr. Oz”! Did you watch? Here she is getting ready:

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) is on fire! She has booked a short film called “Magician,” as well as a modeling gig! Congrats, Alexa! Here are pictures of her on set at both.

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








Updated CABARET FOR A CAUSE Lineup, Photo Coverage from SCHOOL OF ROCK’s First Preview, and more!

Happy Veterans Day to all veterans who sacrificed for our country! We are thankful for you every day.

We now have updated lineups for both performances of Cabaret for a Cause on November 29th! They are as follows:

5pm: Carly Paige Baron (Mary Poppins), Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), Emily Carano, Ava DeMary (Matilda, Billy Elliot, Evita), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Laurel Griggs (Once, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), Eliza Holland Madore (Matilda, Once), Taylor Richardson (Annie, A Christmas Memory), Leah Rose, David Rosenthal (Matilda), Stephen Sayegh (A Little Princess), Adaiah Stevens, Sheariah Stevens, Mckayla Twiggs (Les Miserables, Once), and Ava Ulloa (Matilda).

8pm: Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables), Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home), Gabriella Baldacchino, Adriana Braganza (The King and I), Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie), Anika Braganza, Alicia Cosenza, Scarlett Diaz (A Little Princess), Cole Edelstein (Matilda), Sabrina Matarazzo, Graham Montgomery (Kinky Boots), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), Sam Poon (The King and I, Macbeth), Presley Ryan (Fun Home, A Little Princess, The Sound of Music LIVE), and Oscar Williams (Fun Home).

Get your tickets to both shows HERE! They will both be hosted by Tea’Lynn Adamson and Jade Cloud, and proceeds go to Project Renewal.

Check out photo coverage from the first preview of School of Rock, including the Broadway cast members meeting their film counterparts, on Playbill.com, TheaterMania.com, BroadwayWorld.com, and Broadway.com!

Broadway kids from Matilda, The King and I, Annie, Les Miserables, Fun Home, Mary Poppins, Finding Neverland, and Kinky Boots are set to perform in A Simple Song for a Simple Wish on November 16th at 7pm! Get tickets HERE.

Check out Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street) and Rachael McVey (Dream Street) getting ready together for a performance of A Christmas Story at the Walnut Street Theatre!

Here’s Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) singing “Try” at Heart to Heart!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Fun Home, The King and I, Matilda, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and On Your Feet!









Sophie Knapp on “Dr. Oz,” Timothy TV Cao on “Limitless,” and more!

Congrats to Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess, Dream Street), who will appear on “Dr. Oz” this Thursday! Check your local listings for information about when to watch. And here are some pictures of Sophie on set!

Congrats also to Timothy TV Cao (Matilda), who appeared on “Limitless” tonight on CBS at 10/9c! Did you watch the show?

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