National Swing Day, FREAKY FRIDAY To Have World Premiere in Washington DC, and more!

National Swing Day

Happy National Swing Day to all of our past and present swings! We hope we managed to get almost everyone in the tags!

Freaky Friday will make its world premiere at the Signature Theatre in Washington, D.C.! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com! Casting is still TBA.

Cabaret for a Cause is coming to The Poconos in Pennsylvania! Get more information in the picture below:

Check out this PSA from Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) for Free2Luv, an anti-bullying campaign!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Lazarus, Les Miserables, Matilda, Fun Home, The King and I, andKinky Boots!


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DOCTOR ZHIVAGO To Close, Video of Kylie Myers’s Broadway Debut, and more!

Doctor Zhivago

It was announced today that Doctor Zhivago will close on May 10, 2015. Go see it while you can and support Ashley Brooke, Sophia Gennusa, Jonah Halperin, Ava-Riley Miles, and the rest of the cast! Get more information about the closing on TheaterMania.com.

Kylie Myers, the 12-year-old girl of Smiley for Kylie who had Broadway dreams, passed away in February after her battle with cancer. Recently, she made her Broadway debut in a powerful PSA that played on an electronic billboard in Times Square. Please check out the video below and share!

Jon Viktor Corpuz (The King and I) and Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark) will both make their 54 Below solo debuts in the coming months! Jon’s is scheduled for June 15th, and you can get tickets HERE. Rachel’s will be on July 26th, and you can get tickets HERE. Make sure to catch them if you can–we are sure they will both be great!

Grayson Taylor (New York Spring Spectacular) now has a Facebook page! Check it out and like his page HERE!

The Lion King will take part in Family Day OUT! Get more information on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Iowa, Fun Home, Matilda, Annie, The King and I, and New York Spring Spectacular!

PHotobooth session! Have we mentioned how much we love this #IowaPH cast?

Posted by Playwrights Horizons on Wednesday, April 22, 2015


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LES MIS Kids Featured in Easter Bonnet Videos, CABARET FOR A CAUSE and SONGS OF OUR YOUTH, and more!

Les Miserables

Fabi Aguirre and Joshua Colley (Les Miserables) were both featured in Les Miserables‘s Easter Bonnet skit! They appear in the video of the event and the backstage video, both below:

Youngest Jean Valjean Ever in Broadway's Les Miserables – Easter Bonnet 2015 from Broadway Cares on Vimeo.

Backstage at Easter Bonnet Competition 2015 from Broadway Cares on Vimeo.

To all those performing in Cabaret for a Cause and Songs Of Our Youth tonight: break lots of legs and have great shows!

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) was named one of this season’s breakout performers by Playbill! Congrats, Sydney! Check out the article on Playbill.com.

Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess), Carly Paige Baron (Mary Poppins), and Ava Ulloa (Matilda) will perform at the launch event for the new book Stagestruck on May 9th, 2015! Get more information HERE.

The boys of Finding Neverland were featured in the latest episode of “Never Grow Up”! Check out the episode on Broadway.com or below:

Congratulations to Sophie Knapp (Once), who has booked a commercial for Smart Car!

Check out production photos from The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King), below!

See a preview of the action on stage in THE PAINTED ROCKS AT REVOLVER CREEK, written and directed by Athol Fugard.Photos by Joan Marcus.

Posted by Signature Theatre Company on Monday, April 27, 2015

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Matilda, The King and I, and Fun Home!

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Judah Bellamy and Ashton Woerz in “Hall Stars” and “Just Add Magic,” K’Lynn Jackman Interview, and more!

Judah Bellamy (Matilda, The Lion King) and Ashton Woerz (Pippin, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) are both featured in Nickelodeon’s new web series “Hall Stars”! Check out the pilot on Nick.com to support Judah and Ashton and their castmates!

Judah Bellamy is also featured in an Amazon pilot called “Just Add Magic”! Amazon’s 2015 pilot season is here! Every year, Amazon introduces new pilots to its audience. Over the next four weeks, their audience (YOU!) is then invited to watch, rate, and review each pilot to determine which one will get picked up for a full series. The pilot is described as: “Kelly Quinn and her two BFFs, Darbie and Hannah, stumble upon her grandmother’s mysterious cookbook in the attic and discover some far from ordinary recipes. When the Shut’em Up Shortcake silences Kelly’s pesky little brother and the Healing Hazelnut Tart heals Darbie’s ankle, the girls discover they have the power of magic.” Please go watch on Amazon.com and support Judah!

Check out this video of K’Lynn Jackman‘s (The Lion King) latest interview!

Also, check out K’Lynn’s pictures from the interview!

 

More big news: the Oscar nominations were announced today, and “Into the Woods” (featuring Lilla Crawford of Annie and Billy Elliot) and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” (featuring Gabriel Rush of Billy Elliot) both scored nominations! Check out the full list on BroadwayWorld.com!

Check out a “throwback video” from when the kids of Matilda Skyped with astronauts in 2013 on BBC.com!

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, The King and I, Kinky Boots, and Les Miserables!


OUR LADY OF KIBEHO Opening Night, Abigail Shapiro Cast in A LITTLE PRINCESS Concert, and more!

Congratulations to the cast of Our Lady of Kibeho on their opening night! Check out video highlights:

It was announced that Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!) will play Sara Crewe in a concert version of Andrew Lippa’s A Little Princess at 54 Below this December! Congratulations, Abigail! Find more information HERE!

Abigail was also interviewed by Playbill.com for their column, “Stage Views.” Check out the interview HERE.

Finally, Abigail also, along with her fellow Liberty castmates, made this video welcoming Taylor Swift to New York!

Check out a rehearsal video HERE of kids from Ruthless!, Pippin, and Soul Doctor, among others, in rehearsal for Broadway and Beyond!

Hayden Wall (Soul Doctor) also posted a picture from rehearsal for the event with Norm Lewis!


 
Check out these articles about the UNICEF Snowflake Lighting Ceremony!
Kaci Walfall (The Lion King) and Graham Montgomery (Kinky Boots) will participate.
Broadway Kids Care will perform.

Check out pictures HERE from the 17th anniversary of The Lion King!

Also, make sure to look at these photos from Playbill.com’s article with Ryan Steele, from the cast of Peter Pan LIVE!.

We also found out that Taylor Richardson (Annie, A Christmas Memory) and Sofia Roma Rubino (Matilda) will both make cameo appearances in the Annie movie remake! Congratulations to both of them!

The kids of Bonnie and Clyde will reunite, along with the adult cast members, at a 54 Below concert. Get more information HERE!

Congratulations to Taliyah Whitaker and the cast of Brownsville Song on a great run!

Finally, pictures from Matilda and Number the Stars!

 

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