Amadi Chapata’s Birthday, Shiv Ajay Pancholi-Parekh Joins FRANKENSTEIN, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Amadi Chapata (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Amadi!

Congratulations to Shiv Ajay Pancholi-Parekh, who has joined the cast of Frankenstein Off-Broadway! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Once On This Island was named one of Variety’s 10 Best New York Theater Productions of 2017! Check out the full list on Variety.com.

Brett Gray (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) will star in the new Netflix show “On My Block”! Find out more on Deadline.com.

Andy Walken talked with BroadwayWorld about the upcoming A Christmas Story Live! Read the interview HERE.

The girls of Frozen performed at 54 Below tonight with their co-star Robert Creighton! Get more information on 54Below.com.

Watch Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) sing the National Anthem at Madison Square Garden!

Check out this video of the kids of A Christmas Story Live chatting about getting cast in the show!

Watch Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) talk about her experience living with Crohn’s Disease!

We now have more videos from Cabaret for a Cause! First, here’s the cast closing out the show with “You Will Be Found” from Dear Evan Hansen:

Watch Evie Dolan (School of Rock) sing and play “Praying” by Kesha!

Here’s Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess, Mary Poppins) singing “Avalanche”!

Finally, check out Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot) performing “She Used To Be Mine”:

And here are pictures from the kids of A Christmas Story Live and School of Rock!

Kyla Carter to Voice “Trolls: The Beat Goes On” Character, Annabelle Wachtel on “Bull” Tonight, and more!

Happy Hanukkah to all those who celebrate; tonight is the first night!

Kyla Carter (Number the Stars) will voice a character in the upcoming Netflix series “Trolls: The Beat Goes On”! Get more details on Variety.com.

Tonight, Annabelle Wachtel (School of Rock) will guest-star on “Bull”! Find out more:

Watch Madison Elizabeth Lagares (On Your Feet) singing “How Far I’ll Go” at Cabaret for a Cause!

Also, Madison appeared on another episode of “Search Party” last weekend! Her episode, titled “Hysteria,” is available to watch on TBS.com.

Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) recently took part in a reading of the musical Into the Wild, based on the book of the same name!

Popmania chatted with Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) about her role in “The Greatest Showman”! Read the article on Popmania.com.

Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once) will guest-star on an episode of “Black Mirror”! Get a look at the show’s upcoming season HERE.

Here’s the new Portland Trail Blazers commercial, with Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock)!

Gabrielle Greene, Olivia Chun, and Zachary Zwelling stopped by AOL Build with their School of Rock co-stars to talk about the show!

BroadwayWorld has rehearsal and interview footage from A Christmas Story Live! Check it out HERE or below:

You can catch Chloé Bryan on as Tomika in School of Rock today and tomorrow!

We missed a show in our Golden Globe nominations announcement yesterday! Congrats as well to “The Sinner,” which features Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), on their Golden Globe nominations!

And here are pictures from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, A Christmas Story Live, and more!

Jaden Waldman’s Birthday, Golden Globe Nominations, and more!

Happy birthday to Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular)! We hope you had a great day, Jaden!

The Golden Globes nominations came out today! Congratulations to “The Greatest Showman,” featuring Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street), Emerson Tate Alexander (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), Sawyer Niehaus (Fun Home), Rocco Wu (The King and I), and Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda); “Stranger Things,” featuring Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert); “The Post,” featuring Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street); “This Is Us” and “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” both featuring Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King); and “Big Little Lies,” featuring Iain Armitage. Check out the full list of nominations on CNN.com!

Watch Laurel Griggs (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Once) and Violet Tinnirello (Chasing Rainbows workshop) on last weekend’s “Saturday Night Live”!

Check out the trailer for “The Post,” with Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street)!

Also, here’s a sneak peek at “The Greatest Showman,” also featuring Austyn!

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Have you downloaded the Broadway Star Project holiday album yet? It features alumni Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock), Madeleine Pace (Once), Diego Lucano (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Merin McCallum (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Blake Devin Sheridan (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), Bonale Fambrini (The King and I), Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock), and Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King). Find out more:

Tonight is Cabaret for a Cause in New York City, with kids from Waitress, Fun Home, and more! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Christmas Story Live, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Anastasia, and Once On This Island!

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YBAN Interviews Christopher Paul Richards, Devin Trey Campbell Sets KINKY BOOTS Departure Date, and more!

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YBAN’s Lindsay talked to Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) ahead of tonight’s premiere of his new CBS show “Me, Myself & I” and the release of his new film “Professor Marston & The Wonder Women”! Read the interview HERE.

Devin Trey Campbell will depart Kinky Boots on October 22nd! Go see him before then if you can!

Here’s Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) singing “What It Means To Be A Friend” from 13 at Cabaret for a Cause!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, Anastasia, Kinky Boots, and A Bronx Tale!

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CABARET FOR A CAUSE Performance Videos and Broadway Flea Market Information, Ciela Elliott Joins OCCUPIED TERRITORIES, and more!

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Cabaret for a Cause will be on 45th Street in front of the Imperial Theater during Broadway Flea Market!

Also, check out all these videos from Cabaret for a Cause‘s event this week:

Emerson Steele (Violet) singing “Being Alive”:

Diego Lucano (School of Rock, Peace, Love and Cupcakes) singing “Reviewing the Situation”:

Carly Gendell (School of Rock) singing “Gimme Gimme”:

The full cast performing “You Will Be Found”:

Congratulations to Ciela Elliott, who has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Occupied Territories! The show is set to run from October 20th to November 5th at 59E59.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory now has a new block of tickets available through September 2018! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tickets for We Have A Voice, with lots of kids and teens from Broadway shows, are still on sale! Find out more:

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) has a brand new single! Get it on iTunes now.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Anastasia, The Lion King, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Frozen, and Cabaret for a Cause!

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Casting Notice, Feature on New SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Members, and more!

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is seeking boys around age 10! Check out the casting notice below:

Get to know some of the new faces at School of Rock in a feature on BroadwayBox.com!

Cabaret for a Cause will no longer perform at 92Y Street Fest on October 1st, but will perform at another location TBA. Stay tuned for more information!

Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) has booked a recurring role on a TV series! Congrats, Christopher! More details to come.

Can't wait to share the news!! #actor #tvshows #hardworkpaysoff #justyouwait 🎥🎥🎥✨

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Catch 1984 before its limited run concludes on October 8th!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, A Bronx Tale, and School of Rock!

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Cory Logan’s Mom’s SCHOOL OF ROCK Journey Blog, Interviews with Elie Rapada and Jesús Del Orden, and more!

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Cory Logan‘s mom is documenting the family’s School of Rock journey in a blog! Check it out on OurBroadwayJourney.blogspot.com!

Get to know Elie Rapada (Miss Saigon) in a feature on JustCliqIt.com!

Read an article featuring Jesús Del Orden (Kinky Boots) on DominicanToday.com! He was also highlighted on Telemundo 47; watch that below:

Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) will appear in the upcoming film “Wilde Wedding” with Glenn Close and Minnie Driver! Here he is with his castmates:

The stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory filmed an interview with Tyler Mount at the Lego Store! More information to come, but for now, here are some pictures and videos:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Marvin’s Room, Frozen, On Your Feet, and Waitress!

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Jonah Mussolino Joins A BRONX TALE, Lilyana Tiare Cornell in THE GOODBYE GIRL at 54 Below, and more!

Congratulations to Jonah Mussolino, who officially joins A Bronx Tale today!

Lilyana Tiare Cornell (Everybody, Les Miserables) has joined The Goodbye Girl in concert at 54 Below! Get tickets HERE.

Aubrey Joseph (The Lion King) will star in Marvel’s series “Cloak & Dagger,” coming to Freeform next year! Find out more on his IMDb page.

Congratulations to the Broadway kid alumni members of Class of 2017–anyone graduating from college, high school, middle school, or elementary school! Check out the list of where the high school Class of 2017 is going to college!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, Waitress, The Lion King, School of Rock, On Your Feet, Marvin’s Room, A Bronx Tale, and Falsettos!

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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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FALSETTOS and SHE LOVES ME Among Time’s Top 10 Plays and Musicals of 2016, CABARET FOR A CAUSE Videos, and more!

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Falsettos and She Loves Me both made Time’s Top 10 Plays and Musicals of 2016 list! Congrats to everyone involved! Check out the full list on Time.com.

Here’s Ellie Poon (A Christmas Story tour) and William Poon (The King and I) singing “Travel Song” at Cabaret for a Cause!

Check out Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess) and Hailey LaBar singing “Colors of the Wind”!

Here’s Hailey LaBar, Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot), and Beada Briglia (Matilda) performing “Hear My Song” at Cabaret for a Cause!

Check out the kids of Cabaret for a Cause singing “One Day More”!

Black Coffee Casting is looking for kids and teens for a new musical directed by Adam Quinn of Dear Evan Hansen! Find out more:

Watch the official trailer for the movie remake of “Beaches,” featuring Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story) and Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda)!

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

Check out highlights from A Bronx Tale below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

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

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