Douglas Baldeo Leaves KINKY BOOTS, BEFORE YOUR VERY EYES Casting Announced, and more!

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Happy Trails to Douglas Baldeo, who has played his final performance as Young Lola in Kinky Boots! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you!

Full casting for Before Your Very Eyes at the Public Theater has been announced! Congratulations to all those in the cast! You can view it by clicking HERE and scrolling down to the bottom of the page; it is on the right.

The 2016 Tony Awards are set for June 5th, 2016, and the nominations will be announced on April 29th, 2016! Get more information on Broadway.com.

You can catch Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street) in God Lives in Glass at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center in Long Island City from October 15th-18th! Break a leg, Josiah!

We now have video footage from “Wunderkind,” featuring Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, A Little Princess), Chris Sumpter (Matilda), and Ashton Woerz (Pippin, Priscilla Queen of the Desert)! Check it out below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Matilda, Cabaret for a Cause, Dream Street, Fun Home, Les Miserables, and The King and I!

 

THE GRAY MAN First Preview Tonight, MATILDA Video, and more!

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The first preview of The Gray Man is tonight! Break a leg to Tahlia Ellie and the whole company!

The Matildas of Matilda played “Are You Smarter Than a Fifth-Grader?” with Christopher Sieber (Miss Trunchbull)! Watch the video below or on Playbill.com!

Check out this awesome video of Alessandra Baldacchino (A Little Princess) finding out that she got the part in Fun Home!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, The Lion King, Les Miserables, Kinky Boots, Finding Neverland, Matilda, and The King and I!



 

Sarah Charles Lewis in TUCK EVERLASTING, FUN HOME Cast Changes, and more!

Congratulations to Sarah Charles Lewis, who will transfer to Broadway with the company of Tuck Everlasting as Winnie Foster! It will be Sarah’s Broadway debut. Get more information on Playbill.com!

Sydney Lucas will play her final performance as Small Alison in Fun Home on October 4th! Gabriella Pizzolo (Matilda), currently the understudy for John, Christian, and Small Alison, will take over the role of Small Alison beginning October 6th! Congrats to Gabriella, and we can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Sydney! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

Congrats to Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), who filmed a new commercial for Uplift Humanity 2015 recently, to raise awareness for juvenile recidivism in India! The commercial will be on Zee TV and Colors TV in November! Check out this picture of Swayam on set:

“Jack of the Red Hearts,” featuring Taylor Richardson (Annie, A Christmas Memory) and Sophia Anne Caruso (The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!), is screening in Jersey City next week! Get more information in the Facebook post below:

Congratulations to Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, A Little Princess), who will reprise her role of Marina in AZAIO, the original Italian opera she was a part of in Italy last summer, in Philadelphia next month! Check out Mavis’s Facebook post below for more information:

“Southpaw,” featuring Oona Laurence (Matilda), is coming to DVD, Blu-ray, and On Demand on October 27th, and to Digital HD on October 16th! Get more information on GoWatchIt.com.

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

 

Fabi Aguirre to Join ON YOUR FEET, Swayam Bhatia in Prudential Commercial, and more!

Congratulations to Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables), who will join the upcoming Broadway production of On Your Feet! Check out Fabi’s announcement on Instagram below:

 

Congrats to Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), who has booked a Prudential commercial! We can’t wait to see it!

Here’s Graham Montgomery‘s Kinky Boots performance schedule through October 17th!

Check out this video of Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, A Little Princess) singing “Breakaway” at Lyrics for Life!

Here is the cast of School of Rock performing “Teacher’s Pet”!

The trailer for “Detours,” featuring Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street), is out now! Watch it below–you can find her at 0:17.

Detours Trailer from Mara A Lesemann on Vimeo.

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

 

Elizabeth Teeter in THE CRUCIBLE, Brooklyn Shuck on America’s Got Talent, and more!

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Congratulations to Elizabeth Teeter (The Audience, Mary Poppins), who has been cast as Betty Parris in the upcoming Broadway revival of The Crucible! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Brooklyn Shuck (Matilda, Annie) appeared on America’s Got Talent last night! Congrats, Brooklyn! Check out the video below:

Cabaret for a Cause has updated their info about their Broadway Flea Market table! Check it out in the Facebook post below:

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

 

LYRICS FOR LIFE Tonight, LION KING Cub Start Dates, and more!

Lyrics for Life Break a leg to all those performing in Lyrics for Life tonight! Performers include kids from Matilda, Once, and our very own staff members Audrey and Emily!

Julian Silva and Grace Capeless will debut in The Lion King on September 22nd. Leaving the company on Sept. 20th are Shahadi Wright Joseph and Nathaniel McIntyre. Go see them while you can! A performance schedule through November can be found at Julian Silva’s FB fan page.

Congrats to Lilli Jacobs (A Little Princess) who will guest star on “I Love You…But I Lied” on Lifetime! Air date is TBA.

A new promo for The Gray Man is now up online! Take a look below and be sure to see it beginning Sept. 25th:

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) was interviewed by NBC New York (along with her castmates Beth Malone and Emily Skeggs) on the show’s impact and playing Alison Bechdel . Watch below!

And here are more pictures from the kids of Matilda, Lyrics for Life, Finding Neverland, Fun Home, The King and I, and Kinky Boots!


Sophia Gennusa Joins Emerson Steele’s Solo Show, Second “Charlie Brown” Performance Tonight, and more!

Sophia Gennusa (Matilda, Doctor Zhivago) will join Emerson Steele (Violet) as a guest for Emerson’s upcoming 54 Below solo show! Get more information and find out who else will be there on TheaterMania.com!

Tonight is the second and final performance of the You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown concert at 54 Below! Did you make it? Get more information about the concert on 54Below.com. Also, check out photo coverage from the concert on Playbill.com!

Fiddler on the Roof has pushed back its first preview and opening night dates to November 20th and December 20th, respectively! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Check out pictures from Tuesday night’s bows at Les Miserables on Playbill.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Fun Home, Kinky Boots, Matilda, Finding Neverland, Ruthless!, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Les Miserables, and The King and I!





 

Chloe Wheeler’s Website, Photo Coverage from NEWSIES Reunion Concert, and more!

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Chloe Wheeler (Dream Street) now has a website! Check it out at ChloeTaylorWheeler.com!

See photo coverage from the Newsies reunion concert at 54 Below on Playbill.com!

The King and I will hold a special performance to benefit The Actors’ Fund on September 20th! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Sam Poon (The King and I) will head back to Don’t Tell Mama on September 21st! Here’s a video from the last time he performed there!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, The King and I, Fun Home, Les Miserables, The Gray Man, and Matilda!

 

Oona Laurence in Lyrics for Life Promo, Sweeten The Future Performance Video, and more!

Check out this new promo video for Lyrics for Life, featuring co-host Oona Laurence (Matilda)!

Here’s a video of Graham Montgomery (Kinky Boots) and Oscar Williams (Fun Home) performing at Sweeten The Future!

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



How To Make The World A Better Place If… from Jake Katzman on Vimeo.

 

Sam Poon To Leave THE KING AND I, “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” Media Coverage, and more!

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Sam Poon has announced that he will be leaving The King and I very soon! However, he will be on in the role of Prince Chulalonghorn for all shows from September 1st to September 6th–go see him!

Go inside rehearsals for the You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown 54 Below concert on BroadwayWorld.com and in the video below! You can also read Abigail Shapiro‘s (Liberty) blog entry about rehearsals HERE!

Congratulations to Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street), who just filmed a commercial for National Wayfair! We can’t wait to see it!

The King and I will be holding an open casting call for kids on September 2nd! Get more information on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures from the kids of Fun Home, Dream Street, Matilda, Finding Neverland, Les Miserables, and The King and I!