IF I FORGET and ANASTASIA Win Outer Critics Circle Awards, “Stranger Things” Wins Show of the Year, and more!

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Congratulations to If I Forget and Anastasia, which both won Outer Critics Circle Awards! If I Forget won for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play and Anastasia won for Outstanding Projection Design. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!

Congrats to alumni Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), whose show “Stranger Things” won Show of the Year at the MTV Movie & TV Awards!

Lots of our featured shows and kids have been nominated for Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Here they are:

  • Favorite New Musical: Amelie, Anastasia
  • Favorite Musical Revival: Falsettos, Miss Saigon, Sunday in the Park with George
  • Favorite Long-Running Show: Kinky Boots, The Lion King, Waitress
  • Favorite Leading Actor in a Musical: Christian Borle for Falsettos, Jake Gyllenhaal for Sunday in the Park with George
  • Favorite Leading Actress in a Musical: Christy Altomare for Anastasia, Annaleigh Ashford for Sunday in the Park with George, Phillipa Soo for Amelie
  • Favorite Featured Actor in a Musical: Ramin Karimloo for Anastasia, Derek Klena for Anastasia, Andrew Rannells for Falsettos
  • Favorite Featured Actress in a Musical: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos
  • Favorite Funny Performance: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos, John Bolton for Anastasia, Christian Borle for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Favorite Diva Performance: Stephanie J. Block for Falsettos
  • Favorite Onstage Pair: Christy Altomare and Derek Klena for Anastasia, Annaleigh Ashford and Jake Gyllenhaal for Sunday in the Park with George, Christian Borle and Andrew Rannells for Falsettos
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Male): Jon Jon Briones for Miss Saigon; Jake Ryan Flynn, Ryan Foust, and Ryan Sell for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Anthony Rosenthal for Falsettos
  • Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female): Savvy Crawford for Amelie, Eva Noblezada for Miss Saigon
  • Favorite Replacement (Male): Todrick Hall for Kinky Boots
  • Favorite Replacement (Female): Sara Bareilles for Waitress, Jenna Ushkowitz for Waitress
  • Favorite Tour: Fun Home, currently starring alum Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess)

Congrats to Jake, Ryan, Ryan, Anthony, Savvy, Ali, and all the kids in these shows! Get more details about the nominations on Broadway.com.

Check out Alyssa Marvin (Dream Street, Number the Stars) performing “I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas” at Tunes in Times Square!

Here’s Dante Melucci (School of Rock), Evie Dolan (School of Rock), and Jersey Sullivan (School of Rock) performing “Don’t Do Sadness/Blue Wind” from Spring Awakening at Tunes in Times Square!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, A Bronx Tale, Once, On Your Feet, The Lion King, The King and I, Anastasia, and Waitress, including many from Tunes in Times Square!

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Anthony Rosenthal Listed Among BuzzFeed’s Amazing Performances Worth Celebrating, Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations Now Open, and more!

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Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) made it onto BuzzFeed’s list of Amazing Broadway Performances Worth Celebrating! Check it out on BuzzFeed.com.

It’s time to choose the nominees for the Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, and lots of Broadway kids are eligible! Make your selections on Broadway.com.

Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot) and Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story) are both listed among performers from the past ten years who have been snubbed at the Tony Awards, according to BroadwayBox.com!

The new Freaky Friday musical will make its way to the small screen! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Today, Audrey Bennett (Amelie) took over @HamilClips on Instagram! Find out more:


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

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY to Tour in 2018, Tony Award Nominations Announced Tomorrow, and more!

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is heading out on tour in 2018! Get more details on Playbill.com.

You can watch the Tony Award nominations announcement tomorrow morning at 8:30am EST, 5:30am PST! Find out more on TonyAwards.com.

Check out Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) with their “Stranger Things” castmates in the next issue of Emmy Magazine! Read it on People.com.

Take a peek at a two-show day at Amelie on Playbill.com!

Congrats to Lexi Underwood (The Lion King), who guest starred on “Walk the Prank” last weekend! Find out more:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, School of Rock, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, Animal, Waitress, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Lion King, Amelie, and Anastasia!

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Check out these pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, On Your Feet, Miss Saigon, Anastasia, Sunday in the Park with George, Amelie, and Kinky Boots!

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Drama Desk Award Nominations Announcement Tomorrow, SAMARA Extends Run, and more!

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Remember to tune in to the Drama Desk Award nominations, streaming on TheaterMania beginning at 10am EST tomorrow morning! Get more details HERE.

Samara has extended its run through May 14th! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Watch the full episode of “The Americans” featuring Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess) on FXNetworks.com!

Check out pictures of the cast of Waitress celebrating the show’s 1-year anniversary on BroadwayWorld.com!

The Lion King took home Best Presentation at this year’s BC/EFA Easter Bonnet Competition, and Sunday in the Park with George raised the second most amount of money! Find out more about the Easter Bonnet results on Playbill.com.

Gabby Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) has joined the cast of a reading of Pamela’s First Musical! Find out more about the reading and the show, based on a children’s book by Wendy Wasserstein, on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), who has been cast in Marvin’s Room! The show will bow on Broadway this summer with Roundabout Theatre Company. Also, Luca talked about what it’s like to be a kid on Broadway on Backstage.com!

Take a look at some pictures from yesterday’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular for the role of Clara!



Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) has booked his first horror film! Find out more and see some pictures of Jake on set:


Ethan Haberfield (Mary Poppins) and Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) will host A Time To Shine on May 7th! The lineup includes Jeremy Todd Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story). Get more details:


I'm so excited to be doing a new cabaret on May 7 hosted by 2 of my good friends, Ethan Haberfield and Analise Scarpaci.

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Lianah Sta. Ana appears in Week 5 of the “American Dream” Broadway.com vlog at Miss Saigon! Watch it below:

Paul Luke Bonenfant will go on for Zack in School of Rock on April 28th, April 29th, and May 1st! Find out more in his Instagram post:


Come see me as Zack in @sormusical this Friday, Saturday, and Monday!! (28,29,1st) #guitar #broadwaykids @broadwayunderstudies

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And here are pictures from the kids of Waitress and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

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Photo Coverage from Opening Night of ANASTASIA, Mattea Marie Conforti Joins “The Ollie & Moon Show,” and more!

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Check out photo coverage from opening night of Anastasia on Broadway.com, BroadwayWorld.com, TheaterMania.com, and Playbill.com!

Congratulations to Mattea Marie Conforti (Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), who will star as Moon in the upcoming Sprout series “The Ollie & Moon Show”!

The Outer Critics Circle Award nominations were announced today, and several of our featured shows were nominated! The nominees include Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, Holiday Inn, If I Forget, Miss Saigon, and Falsettos. Check out the full list of nominees HERE.

We want to say break a leg to all the girls who auditioned for Radio City Christmas Spectacular today!

Watch the stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory guess the candy in a video on Broadway.com! Also, check out pictures from Charlie‘s Gypsy Robe Ceremony on BroadwayWorld.com. Finally, watch video of the cast being interviewed on opening night below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Zoe Manarel (Matilda, A Little Princess) will lead the upcoming film “An American Girl Story: Summer Camp, Friends for Life”! Watch the trailer:

You can soon see Zachary Unger (Newsies, Big Fish, Chaplin) in a commercial for Yankee Candle! Watch it below or on iSpot.tv.

Tonight at 10pm, Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess) appeared on “The Americans” on FX! Get more information:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, School of Rock, Miss Saigon, and Amelie!

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ANASTASIA Opens, THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Musical To Have A Workshop, and more!

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Happy Opening to the company of Anastasia! Break a leg, everyone!

A musical in development of The Secret Life of Bees will have a workshop! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Check out photo coverage from opening night of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on BroadwayWorld.com, Broadway.com, TheaterMania.com, and Playbill.com! There’s also pictures from opening night bows on BroadwayWorld.com.

“Good Morning America” did a behind-the-scenes feature on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! Watch it HERE. Also, watch the show’s official montage below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Ryan Sell has posted a list of his May performance dates for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! Get more information:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, Waitress, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Sunday in the Park with George!

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Opens, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Closes, and more!

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Happy Opening to the company of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! Break a leg today!

Happy Trails and congratulations to Mattea Marie Conforti and the company of Sunday in the Park with George, which played its final performance today, on a great run! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Mattea!

Get a glimpse at Easter Sunday at Miss Saigon in this week’s episode of the show’s Broadway.com vlog, “American Dream”!

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


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Cate Elefante Joins TUNES IN TIMES SQUARE Lineup, Pictures from SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Cate Elefante (Waitress) has been added to the lineup for Tunes in Times Square, which is set to take place on May 7th! Find out more in Cate’s Instagram post:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Amelie, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, Waitress, Miss Saigon, The Lion King, and Sunday in the Park with George!

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Announces Cast Album and Rush Policy, ANNIE Celebrates 40th Anniversary, and more!

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has announced that they will record a cast album and that they will begin a policy for rush tickets! Get more details about both on TheaterMania.com.

Happy 40th Anniversary to Annie, which originally opened on Broadway on this day in 1977!

“Shadowhunters,” starring Broadway alum Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music), has been renewed for its third season! Find out more on Deadline.com.

The casts of Kinky Boots, The Lion King, A Bronx Tale, and many other shows will perform at this year’s Easter Bonnet Competition! In addition, Waitress and Sunday in the Park with George will be among the shows honored in a bonnet parade. Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) featured in US Weekly!


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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sunday in the Park with George, Miss Saigon, Amelie, Anastasia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Waitress, School of Rock, and Kinky Boots!

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