When I Grow Up, our Broadway kid alumni interview series, is back with Akira Golz (Matilda), who is now starring as the title role in the brand new Nick Jr. show “Nella the Princess Knight”! Our founder Lindsay talked with Akira about Matilda, “Nella,” and her favorite things to do in NYC. Check it out HERE!
Here’s a hint about our next alumni interviewee: they switched their mode of transportation from scooter to unicorn! Any guesses? Only one more day until the interview is released!
Get a sneak peek at the cast of Anastasia in rehearsals on Broadway.com! Also, check out photo coverage from the show’s press event yesterday, also on Broadway.com.
Playbill takes you behind the scenes at School of Rock via Snapchat! Find out more HERE.
Professional Performing Arts School’s upcoming Mainstage production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying features lots of talented teens, including some of our alumni! The show runs March 29th to April 1st at Park West Theater in New York City. Be sure to check out the Dear Evan Hansen prize pack that you can win, including tickets, a backstage tour, and more! YBAN and KOT alumni in the cast include Madison Mullahey (Shrek tour, Mary Poppins tour), Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Drew Minard (Billy Elliot tour), Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot), Eden Duncan-Smith (The Lion King, Fences), Christian Dell’Edera (A Christmas Story tour), Brionna Trilling (Billy Elliot tour), Christina Jimenez (Runaways), and Maxwell Cabral (Runaways). Get more details about the show on PPASMainstage.com or in the Facebook post below:
Here’s the full video of the Annie segment from Inside Edition!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock and On Your Feet!
Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita) will host A Class Act NY’s next cabaret, which will take place on February 27th! The performance will feature lots of kids, including alumni Hayden Bercy (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), Nili Kepets (Dream Street), Christie Kim (The King and I), and Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars). Get more information:
Savvy Crawford (A Little Princess) talked to Pix11 about Amelie! Watch below or on Pix11.com.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Light Years, The Mother of Invention, Matilda, Amelie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, School of Rock, and Waitress!
Check out photo coverage from the red carpet of the Newsies premiere in movie theaters on Playbill.com and BroadwayWorld.com! Also, here’s video of Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) talking with some of the Newsies stars on the red carpet!
Take a look at photos of the company of Amelie meeting the press on Broadway.com!
There will be an open call for Annie Warbucks on March 11th! Get more information on KidsOfTheArts.com.
Isabella Russo (School of Rock) will depart her role in The Mother of Invention this Sunday to begin work on an NBC pilot! Alexa Shae Niziak (Women Without Men, Matilda, A Christmas Story, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) will begin playing the role of Ryder on Tuesday, February 21st. Congrats Alexa, and congrats Isabella on your pilot! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
Happy Valentine’s Day! Watch Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars) in this sweet short film to celebrate love!
Rileigh McDonald (Matilda) began work on the podcast series “The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel”! Here she is in the recording studio:
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