Congratulations to Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), who will recur on “The Sinner” on USA! Find out more:
Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) has booked a role on “Team Umizoomi”! Congrats!
“Stranger Things,” with alumni Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), returns for Season 2 on October 27th!
Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) is playing Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and more!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, Frozen, A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, and Peace, Love and Cupcakes!
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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, On Your Feet, Frozen, A Bronx Tale, The Lion King, School of Rock, and more, including many photos of the kids of Broadway at the Jimmy Awards!
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!
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:
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.
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!
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:
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