Cast Announced for REALLY ROSIE at New York City Center, Alumni to Sing Jeanine Tesori at 54 Below, and more!

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The full cast for Really Rosie at New York City Center has been announced! Joining the previously announced Taylor Caldwell (Runaways, School of Rock), who will play Rosie, are Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Kenneth Cabral (Runaways), Jaiya Chetram, Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet), Nanyellin Liriano, Chris Lopes, Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), Ruth Righi (School of Rock), Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos), and Nicole Wildy (Dream Street). Get more details on Playbill.com!

Rozi Baker (Mary Poppins, Shrek, Bonnie and Clyde), Marissa O’Donnell (Shrek), Laurissa Romain (South Pacific), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Sofia Trimarchi (Fun Home tour), and others will perform Jeanine Tesori music at 54 Below! Find out more HERE.

Watch Cole Bullock (Kinky Boots, The Lion King) sing backup for Lorde on “Late Night with Seth Meyers”!

Julian Silva (The Lion King) appears in this commercial for Hearthstone!

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) is in a new commercial for Simon Premium Outlets!


Here’s a sneak peek at “Proud Mary” with Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King)!


Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot) has booked a guest spot on a TV show! Details are TBA.

Jillian Lebling (Once) has been cast in an anthology film!

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

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Casey Nadzam’s Birthday, SCHOOL OF ROCK Swings and Understudies Going On This Week, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Casey Nadzam (Peace, Love and Cupcakes)! We hope you had a great day!

Today through Wednesday, you can catch Chloé Bryan on as Tomika and Ellie Kim on as Madison in School of Rock! Also, Ellie will be on as Shonelle on Friday!

Zoe Wilson and her Play Like a Winner castmates sat with Times Square Chronicles to talk about their show! Read the interview on T2COnline.com.

The teens of Peace, Love and Cupcakes chatted about their show and did the Cupcake Challenge; check it out on BroadwayWiz.com!

Generation Me will have a preview concert at 54 Below on Sunday! Find out more HERE.

Once On This Island is holding an open casting call for African-American girls ages 7-11! Get more details:

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

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Gianna Harris To Go On As Tomika in SCHOOL OF ROCK, Mattea Conforti Returns to “Power” Tonight, and more!

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Gianna Harris will be on as Tomika in School of Rock from July 21st to July 23rd!

Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda) returned to “Power” tonight at 9pm on Starz!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Anastasia, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, and School of Rock!

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ASSASSINS Closes at New York City Center, Pictures from CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, and more!

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Congrats to the company of Assassins on a great run at New York City Center!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Assassins, School of Rock, On Your Feet, Anastasia, The Lion King, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Kinky Boots, and A Bronx Tale!

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FALSETTOS Adds More Screening Dates, “Friends From College” Streaming Today with Jete Laurence and Rachel Resheff, and more!

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Falsettos has added more screening dates and theaters to its run! Get more details on Playbill.com.

“Friends From College,” featuring Jete Laurence (Number the Stars) and Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Mary Poppins, Shrek, Billy Elliot), streams on Netflix starting today!

Carrie Berk (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Camp Rolling Hills) spoke with Theater in the Now about Peace, Love and Cupcakes! Read the interview on TheaterInTheNow.com.

The kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory had some special guests recently! Check out pictures on Playbill.com.

There are photos from yesterday’s Broadway in Bryant Park with the School of Rock kids on BroadwayWorld.com!

“Magic Camp,” featuring Nathaniel Logan McIntyre (The Lion King), will open on April 6, 2018! Find out more on IMDb.com.

Watch the cast of Marvin’s Room talk to BroadwayWorld.com!

Check out this new vlog from Amadi Chapata (School of Rock)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, A Bronx Tale, Marvin’s Room, 1984, Kinky Boots, and Peace, Love and Cupcakes!

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SCHOOL OF ROCK at Broadway in Bryant Park, GENERATION ME Coming to NYMF, and more!

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Today at 12:30pm, the kids of School of Rock performed at Broadway in Bryant Park! Watch their performance below or on TheaterMania.com:

Generation Me is coming soon to NYMF, with a cast that includes high school age teens! Find out more on NYMF.org.

Check out pictures from opening night of Assassins at New York City Center on Playbill.com!

The Emmy Award nominations were announced this morning, and many projects featuring our alumni received nominations! Here’s a list:

  • “Stranger Things,” featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), received 18 nominations including Outstanding Drama Series
  • “This Is Us,” featuring Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King), received 11 nominations including Outstanding Drama Series
  • “Big Little Lies,” featuring young theater critic Iain Armitage, received 16 nominations including Outstanding Limited Series
  • Hairspray Live, featuring Shahadi Wright Joseph (School of Rock, The Lion King), received 7 nominations including Outstanding Special Class Program
  • “The Americans,” featuring Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), received 4 nominations
  • “Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors,” featuring Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine), received 1 nomination for Outstanding Television Movie
  • “Once Upon A Sesame Street Christmas,” featuring Kolette Tetlow (Iowa), received 1 nomination for Outstanding Children’s Program

The Creative Arts Emmys will air on September 16th at 8pm EST on FXX, and the Primetime Emmy Awards will occur on September 17th at 8pm EST on CBS. Get the full list of nominations on Emmys.com! Congrats, everyone!

Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea, Les Miserables) is returning to A Bronx Tale this weekend! He will perform July 14th at 8pm, July 15th at 2pm and 8pm, and July 16th at 3pm. Find out more:


Check out Paul Luke Bonenfant‘s (School of Rock) new original song!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, On Your Feet, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, A Bronx Tale, and Miss Saigon!

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ASSASSINS Opens at New York City Center, FALSETTOS Screens in Theaters for the First Time Tonight, and more!

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Happy Opening to Hudson Loverro and the cast of Assassins at New York City Center! Break a leg! Check out highlights below or on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tonight was the first screening of Falsettos in movie theaters!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Runaways, Blackbird, Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) has joined the cast of the workshop of The Secret Life of Bees! Find out more on EW.com.

She Loves Me and Holiday Inn now have PBS premiere dates! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Get a glimpse of a two-show day at Anastasia on Playbill.com!

Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet) has joined the cast of Really Rosie at New York City Center! Congrats, Eddy!



And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, and Peace, Love and Cupcakes!

 

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

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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 TheaterMania.com, Playbill.com, and BroadwayWorld.com!

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

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

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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Alumni Performances at Broadway Barks; Pictures from PEACE, LOVE AND CUPCAKES; and more!

Several of our alumni sang at yesterday’s Broadway Barks, including Kolette Tetlow (Iowa), Keaton Tetlow (Lisa and Leonardo), Savvy Crawford (Amelie, A Little Princess), Lilla Crawford (New York Spectacular, Annie, Billy Elliot), Vincent Crocilla (New York Spectacular), Amaya Braganza (The King and I, Annie), Adriana Braganza (The King and I), and Jonah Verdon (Disaster!)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Anastasia, School of Rock, The Lion King, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, Waitress, and Anastasia!

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Gregory Ye Departs MISS SAIGON, Broadway Barks in Shubert Alley Today, and more!

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Happy Trails to Gregory Ye, who played his final performance as Tam in Miss Saigon last night! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Gregory!


Today was Broadway Barks! It took place in Shubert Alley beginning at 3pm, and the celebrity presentations started at 5:30pm, including alum Sophia Anne Caruso (Blackbird, Runaways, Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!).

Amanda Swickle (Tink!) has joined the cast of Eco at New York Musical Festival! The show runs from July 11-16; get more information on NYMF.org.

Check out Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies) in the Squigs sketch for Marvin’s Room on Broadway.com!

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) will play a show in Brooklyn on July 13th! Get more details on SupportLocalMusic.co.

Here’s a sneak peek at Peace, Love and Cupcakes from the NYMF preview concert!

Look for Suri Chen (Miss Saigon) in print ads for Joe Fresh!


Just found these two cuties in my email 👭😍😍😍 for @joefresh #zurimodelandtalent #summerin

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

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