Samuel Li Weintraub Departs MISS SAIGON, Photo Coverage from Broadway Barks, and more!


Happy Trails to Samuel Li Weintraub, who has played his final performance as Tam in Miss Saigon! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Samuel!

Check out photo coverage of lots of our alumni at Broadway Barks on,, and!

Madeleine Pace (Once) will take part in a reading of a musical of Jane Eyre! Find out more on

The kids of School of Rock are set to perform at Broadway in Bryant Park this Thursday! Get more details on

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) is going on a mini tour next month! Find out more:

Here’s Ryan Sell‘s performance schedule for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory through September 10th!

Sophia Kekllas will go on as Shonelle in School of Rock on July 22nd and 23rd!

The next Cabaret for a Cause is set for September 18th at the Metropolitan Room! It will be hosted by “Master Chef Jr” kids Cydney Sherman and Gonzalo Ingram. Performers include Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot), Cole Alex Edelstein (Matilda), Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Sophia Gennusa (Camp Rolling Hills, Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Danielle Gordon (Les Miserables), Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting), Diego Lucano (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), Sawyer Nunes (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda), Sam Poon (Runaways, The King and I, Macbeth), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory), Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story), Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess, Mary Poppins), Emerson Steele (Violet), Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), Ava Ulloa (Matilda), and Kaci Walfall (The Lion King). Get tickets HERE!

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) will play Detroit next month! Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of 1984, Frozen, On Your Feet, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock, Waitress, and Anastasia!

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Nala Hamilton’s Birthday, “3 Generations” with Mattea Conforti Out Now, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Nala Hamilton (The Lion King)! We hope you had a great day, Nala!

“3 Generations,” featuring Mattea Conforti (Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), is out now!

Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables) has joined the NBC pilot “Gone”! Find out more:

I'm so excited to be in Pittsburgh and be part of this new project! #Gone #NBC #pilot #blessed

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Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon) is now a Presidential Scholar in the Arts! Check her out on the list HERE.

Anastasia has announced a tour! Get more details on

“Rise,” with Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory), Brooklyn Shuck (Les Miserables, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Annie), and Brett Gray (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), has been picked up! Look for it on NBC, and get more details on

Nico Bustamante (A Room of My Own) will guest star on “Bull” on May 23rd on CBS! Find out more:

Amelie has announced that it will close on May 21st. Go see it while you can, and find out more on

Check out photos from last week’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular auditions:

Take a look at pictures of the School of Rock kids meeting Saving Our Cinderellas on!

Go backstage at On Your Feet on!

According to an Equity casting notice, Shadowlands will play Off-Broadway this fall at Fellowship for the Performing Arts! Get more details on

The cast of A Bronx Tale will perform at Barnes & Noble! Get more information on

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will open on Broadway on April 22nd, 2018! Find out more on

The cast album for Iowa, which played Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons, is out now! Give it a listen:

Audrey Bennett received a visit at Amelie from lots of her The Sound of Music national tour castmates! Check out pictures HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Anastasia, On Your Feet, The Lion King, School of Rock, Waitress, A Bronx Tale, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

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Mavis Simpson-Ernst in SPELLBOUND Tomorrow, Maya Jade Frank on “Bizaardvark” Again, and more!

Tomorrow, catch Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess) in a reading of Spellbound! Find out more:

Maya Jade Frank (Evita, Mary Poppins, A Little Princess) will be back on “Bizaardvark” this Sunday at 8:30pm on Disney Channel! Get more details:

who is ready for more #superfan action this weekend from #Belissa on #disneychannel ?!!✨✨✨

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Here’s a quick vlog from Finn Douglas (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)!

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

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RUTHLESS Interviews, Nia Sioux to Join TRIP OF LOVE, and more!


Listen to interviews with the girls of Ruthless! below! First, here’s Tori Murray‘s interview with the Lisa Wexler Show!

And listen to Abigail Dylan Harrison‘s interview with Fox Radio on SoundCloud or below!

Congratulations to Nia Sioux (“Dance Moms”), who will join Off-Broadway’s Trip of Love! Get more information on

Watch a video of the boys of On Your Feet performing at Stars in the Alley below or on!

Cabaret for a Cause will have their next show on July 18th in New York City! Get more information in their Facebook post below:

Check out the kids of School of Rock performing “Teacher’s Pet” from their show with toy instruments below or on!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Runaways, Ruthless!, New York Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Les Miserables, Kinky Boots, Matilda, On Your Feet, Waitress, and School of Rock!

Lucille Lortel Nominations Announced, Emma Howard and Jaidyn Young’s 54 Below Cabaret TONIGHT, and more!


The Lucille Lortel nominations have been announced! Congratulations to the companies of First Daughter Suite, Iowa, Lazarus, Mother Courage and Her Children, and Women Without Men, who were all nominated! Additionally, Sophia Anne Caruso (The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) received her second Lucille Lortel nomination, this time for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical for Lazarus! Check out the list of YBAN nominations HERE, and check out the full list on

“Together At Last,” Emma Howard (Matilda, Violet) and Jaidyn Young‘s (Annie) cabaret show, comes to 54 Below tonight! Get more information on, and congrats to Emma and Jaidyn!

The cast recording of On Your Feet is set for an April 29th release! Get more information on

Check out the first production pictures from The Crucible on!

Get your tickets now for When I Grow Up at the Triad on April 2nd and 4th! More information HERE.

Dante Melucci has announced that he will play his final performance in School of Rock on May 8th. Go see him while you can, and get more information in his Instagram post below:

Hi all, I wanted to let everyone know that my final performance with "School of Rock: The Musical" will take place on Sunday, May 8. I've aged out of the role and so it's time for me to go. While I'm saddened at the thought of not taking the stage as the Freddy I created for the Broadway stage, I find comfort in the fact that it has been an amazing, almost impossible ride over the past year. I'm looking forward to what lies ahead for me. Thank you to everyone for sharing in this experience and for all your support and love over these past 12 months. You've helped make it a more complete experience for me. I've grown physically, for sure, but mostly I've matured into a kid who's fast learning about himself and what he's capable of. And for that, I'm forever grateful. Dante

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Hayden Wall (Soul Doctor) went on for James in School of Rock last night! Here he is before the show:

On as James tonight! 3rd role is a charm.

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

Lucille Lortel Nominations Announced, Sophia Anne Caruso Receives 2nd Nomination!


The 2016 Lucille Lortel Award nominations have been announced! 14 year old Sophia Anne Caruso has been nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical for her performance in Lazarus! She received a nomination last year for her performance in The Nether. Take a look at our featured shows’ nominations below or you can view the full list at Congratulations to everyone involved!

First Daughter Suite (feat. Carly Tamer)
-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical (2x)
-Outstanding Costume Design

Iowa (feat. Kolette Tetlow)
-Outstanding Musical
-Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Lazarus (feat. Sophia Anne Caruso)
-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical
-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical

Mother Courage and Her Children (feat. Deandre Sevon)
-Outstanding Revival

Women Without Men (feat. Shannon Harrington, Alexa Shae Niziak, Beatrice Tulchin)
-Outstanding Revival
-Outstanding Costume Design

UNTIL DEATH DO US PART Closes, MATILDA Cast Departures, and more!

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Happy Trails to the company of Until Death Do Us Part, which has closed! Congrats to Jessica Cherniak on a great run!

Happy Trails to Grace Matwijec, Jack Mullen, and Benjamin Harding, who all played their final performance in Matilda today! Grace was a swing and covered the roles of Alice, Hortensia, and Lavender; Jack played Nigel and understudied the role of Bruce; and Benjamin played the role of Bruce. We can’t wait to see what’s next for all three of you!

The Oscars are tonight! Good luck to “Steve Jobs,” which features Ripley Sobo (Matilda, Once); “Bridge of Spies,” which features Jillian Lebling (Once), Hayley Feinstein (Fiddler on the Roof, A Little Princess), and Victoria Leigh (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof); and “Joy,” which features Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street)!

Check out photo coverage from the recent School of Rock open call on!

Read an interview with Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting) on!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Room of My Own, Matilda, Smokefall, Tuck Everlasting, Women Without Men, Les Miserables, and The Lion King!

Julian Silva’s Birthday, “Jack of the Red Hearts” Out in Theaters, and more!

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Happy birthday to Julian Silva (The Lion King)! We hope you had a great day!

“Jack of the Red Hearts,” featuring Sophia Anne Caruso (Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) and Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Story), opened in theaters today! Congrats to Sophia, Taylor, and everyone else involved in the movie!

Here’s full video of Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) singing at the Atlanta Hawks game!

Check out photo coverage from opening night of A Room of My Own on! Also, the show might be adapted into a TV series! Find out more about that on as well.

Grayson Taylor (Mothers and Sons, New York Spring Spectacular) will guest star on “Billions” this Sunday at 10pm on Showtime! Find out more about the show HERE.

Check out a montage from Smokefall below or on!

Check out Season 1 of “How To Make It Big” featuring Marquise Neal (Kinky Boots, Dream Street) on Vimeo!

Here is a video featuring Mimi Ryder (Matilda) and Talia Ryder (Matilda), as well as their brother!

On Monday, watch Tony Marin (The King and I) on “Recovery Road” at 9pm on FreeForm!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Smokefall, The Lion King, Disaster!, and Matilda!

SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Album Out Today, Trailer for “Lamb” Feat. Oona Laurence, and more!


The cast album of School of Rock is out today! Congrats to the whole company! Check out production pictures from the show on Also, it opens on Sunday! Watch highlights below:

We now have a trailer for “Lamb,” a new movie featuring Oona Laurence (Matilda)! Check it out HERE! did a spotlight on Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots)! Read it HERE!

Check out photo coverage from A Simple Song for A Simple Wish on!

Here is a video of the Shapiro SistersMilly (Matilda) and Abigail (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas)–singing “King of Anything”!

K’Lynn Jackman (The Lion King) and Marquise Neal (Kinky Boots, Dream Street) will perform at Brower’s Park’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in Brooklyn on December 13th! Check out the picture below for more information:

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

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!