BroadwayCon 2017 Begins, FALSETTOS at Barnes & Noble Tonight, and more!

It’s the first day of BroadwayCon! Check the banner above to know where you’ll find current and former Broadway kids today.

The cast of Falsettos appeared at Barnes & Noble tonight! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) just finished filming a pilot titled “The Nerd Posse”! Check out pictures on J-14.com.

The cast of On Your Feet will do a benefit for Help Is On The Way Today this Sunday! Find out more on MetropolitanRoom.com.

Did you know Grayson Taylor (New York Spring Spectacular, Mothers and Sons) is an author? You can purchase his books on Amazon.com!

Watch alumni Madeleine Pace (Once) and Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) make cameos on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on NBC.com!

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

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Savvy Crawford Officially Joins Broadway Cast of AMELIE, WAITRESS Recoups Investment, and more!

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Congratulations to Savvy Crawford (A Little Princess)! She performed in the pre-Broadway tryout of Amelie in Los Angeles, and it has been officially confirmed on Playbill.com that she will continue with the show to Broadway, making her Broadway debut!

Congrats to the Waitress team on the show’s recouping its investment! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Alyssa Marvin (Dream Street, Number the Stars), Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I), and Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) are among the performers featured in an All Star Cabaret at the Broadway Comedy Club this Sunday! Get more information:


So excited to be performing with my friends this Sunday! Come see us!

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Presley Ryan (Fun Home, A Little Princess, The Sound of Music LIVE) will perform with Don’t Quit Your Night Job at BroadwayCon tomorrow night! Find out more:


Here’s the brand new trailer for Newsies in theaters!

Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) and Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) are scheduled to guest star on “Law & Order: SVU” on February 15th! Get more details about the episode:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Waitress, On Your Feet, School of Rock, and Sunday in the Park with George!

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THE LION KING Plays 8000th Performance Tonight, “Beaches” Remake on Lifetime Tonight, and more!

Congratulations to the company of The Lion King, which played its 8000th performance last night! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Tonight, the “Beaches” remake featuring Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story) and Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) aired at 8pm on Lifetime! Congrats!

Colin Critchley (New York Spring Spectacular, Waiting for Godot, Kinky Boots) will be seen in the upcoming films “Breaking Brooklyn” and “Life Now, Life Then”! Get more details on his IMDb page.

Congrats to Isabella Russo (The Mother of Invention, School of Rock), who has booked an NBC pilot! Find out more on Deadline.com.

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

 

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WAITRESS to Appear on “The Wendy Williams Show” Tomorrow, Holly Taylor in “The Witch Files,” and more!

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Tomorrow, Waitress will appear on “The Wendy Williams Show”! Get more information in their post:

Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot) will appear in the upcoming movie “The Witch Files”! Find out more on her IMDb page.

Check out pictures of the cast of On Your Feet celebrating the show’s 500th performance on BroadwayWorld.com and Playbill.com!

The dark comedy Animal will play Atlantic Theater Company in May! Get more details on AtlanticTheater.org.

Miss Saigon, Sunday in the Park with George, Amelie, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory have been added to BroadwayCon First Look! As previously announced, Anastasia will also perform. Find out more on Playbill.com.

“Roxanne Roxanne,” starring Eden Duncan-Smith (The Lion King, Fences) and Taliyah Whitaker (brownsville song (b-side for tray)), will play Sundance this month! Get more information on OkayPlayer.com.

Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita) and Laurissa Romain (South Pacific) will sing Demi Lovato songs at 54 Below on February 2nd! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Get your tickets to “Trump: An American Musical” at 54 Below, featuring alumni Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) and Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos), HERE!

“Girlfriends Day,” with Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine), will be released on Netflix on February 14th! Find out more on her IMDb page.

Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) will be honored by the U.S. Department of Education next month for his award-winning short film! Watch below:

And here are pictures from the kids of On Your Feet, School of Rock, and the cast of the recent “Former Broadway Kids, All Grown Up!” 54 Below cabaret!


Isabella Russo Joins THE MOTHER OF INVENTION, Trailer for “The Comedian,” and more!

Isabella Russo (School of Rock) has joined the cast of Off-Broadway’s The Mother of Invention! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s the trailer for “The Comedian,” featuring Savvy Crawford (Amelie, A Little Princess), set to be released on February 3rd!

Darius Kaleb (Motown, A Raisin in the Sun) discussed “Luke Cage” with Teenplicity.com!

Watch the full video of On Your Feet performing at “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

“Former Broadway Kids, All Grown Up!” is coming up soon at 54 Below, featuring former Broadway child actors! Performers include alumni Emerson Steele (Violet), Allie Trimm (13, Bye Bye Birdie), and Brynn Williams (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, In My Life, Grinch, 13, Bye Bye Birdie). Get more information on 54Below.com.

Here’s a trailer for “The New Edition Story,” featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King)!


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fiddler on the Roof, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Matilda, On Your Feet, Falsettos, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, and Waitress!

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RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Closes, First Installment of YBAN’s When I Grow Up Interview Series, and more!

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Happy Trails to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, which played its final performance today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

We are launching a monthly interview series with YBAN alumni today called When I Grow Up! The first installment is now up on our website; our founder Lindsay chatted with Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music) about her Broadway kid days and about Season 2 of “Shadowhunters,” which premiered at 8pm tonight on Freeform! Read the interview HERE.

Watch the final curtain call of Matilda below!

Check out the last curtain call of Fiddler on the Roof below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Matilda, Waitress, School of Rock, and Falsettos!

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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Closes, ON YOUR FEET Performing at “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve,” and more!

Thank you for a successful 2016! We have loved meeting so many of you this year and watching so many of you go on to thrive in film and television! Here’s to a wonderful 2017!

Happy Trails to Nerghiz Sarki (Dream Street) and the company of Fiddler on the Roof, which played its final performance tonight! Congratulations on a great run; we can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Nerghiz!

On Your Feet performed during “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” tonight!

There’s only two more days until our big announcement–any guesses about what the exciting new thing we’re launching is?

The broadcast of Falsettos will be filmed January 3rd and 4th! Get more details on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Matilda!

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FALSETTOS to Air on PBS, Shahadi Wright Joseph on Radio Disney Today, and more!

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ShowTickets.com now has discounted tickets to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! Check out the banner to the right for more info!

Falsettos has announced that it will air on PBS; the air date is TBA. Find out more on TheaterMania.com!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) was on Radio Disney today at 4pm PST/7pm EST! Find out more:


Tonight, Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE) will appear on “Joe’s Pub Presents: A Holiday Special” at 10pm on IFC! Get more details on IndieWire.com.

Lots of Broadway kids got together for the annual coat drive–check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com!

Waitress, She Loves Me, Blackbird, the Encores production of Sunday in the Park with George, and The Crucible are all listed among the top New York theatre of 2016 according to Deadline.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Matilda, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, On Your Feet, and Waitress!

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“Stranger Things” Up for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series, Broadway Shines on GMA Today, and more!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and the cast of “Stranger Things” are up for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series at the SAG Awards! Congratulations! Check out a clip of Gaten, Caleb, and some of their castmates celebrating:

This morning at 8:30am, lots of Broadway kids appeared on “Good Morning America” with Broadway Shines for their annual coat drive! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

A Day by the Sea is on the Wall Street Journal’s Best Theater of 2016 list! Check out the full list on WSJ.com.

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) and her dad appear in this sweet video for The Scene!

Watch video from Broadway Sessions featuring the boys of Radio City Christmas Spectacular below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) took part in the music video “Y Sentirás Mi Amor”! Watch it here:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Falsettos, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, Waitress, Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and more!

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Bobbi MacKenzie Departs SCHOOL OF ROCK, WAITRESS and FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Up For Grammys, and more!

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Happy Trails to Bobbi MacKenzie, who played her final performance in School of Rock tonight! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Bobbi!

Congratulations to the companies of Waitress and Fiddler on the Roof! Both shows’ albums were nominated for Grammys! Get more details on Billboard.com.

The Crucible and Falsettos landed on the New York Times’ Best Theater of 2016! Check out the full list on NYTimes.com.

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) is in a new commercial for Reese’s! Find out more:


Check out a mini-documentary about School of Rock on Broadway.com!

“The Toycracker,” a mini-musical featuring Isabella Russo (School of Rock), will premiere this Sunday during “Frozen” on ABC at 8pm! Also, look out for this Target ad featuring Isabella in magazines!


Tickets for Kids’ Night On Broadway are available now! Participating shows include A Bronx Tale, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, On Your Feet, School of Rock, and Waitress. Get more information on Playbill.com!

“The Son,” featuring Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), will premiere in March! Watch a trailer:

The first trailer for “Transformers 5,” featuring Isabela Moner (Evita), is out now! Watch it on JustJaredJr.com.

School of Rock celebrates their 1-year anniversary today! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Tori Feinstein (Matilda, How the Grinch Stole Christmas) will remain in Matilda reprising the title role through the end of the show’s run! Get more details in her Instagram post:


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Here’s Diego Lucano (School of Rock) and Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) singing “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Hairspray Live, Waitress, Fiddler on the Roof, School of Rock, Falsettos, Kinky Boots, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Matilda!



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