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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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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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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SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE To Record Cast Album, Gaten Matarazzo Wins Shorty Award, and more!

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Sunday in the Park with George is getting a cast recording! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) has won a Shorty Award for his work on “Stranger Things”! Congrats, Gaten! Get more information on Mashable.com.

Lots of Broadway kids will perform in “Puttin’ On The Brits 5,” a concert to celebrate British pop! The lineup includes Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon), Mattea Conforti (Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), Mimi Ryder (Matilda), Alexandra Vlachos (Matilda), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot), and Sawyer Nunes (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda). Get more details on the Facebook event!

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) will be honored at “Listen to Their Voices” on April 22nd! Find out more:

Here’s the trailer for “The Beguiled,” featuring alumni Emma Howard (Violet, Matilda) and Oona Laurence (Matilda)!

Check out a new commercial for Connecticut Children’s Hospital featuring Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots)!


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

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“The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel” Season 2 Premieres, New WAITRESS Production Photos, and more!

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Today, Season 2 of “The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel” premieres, featuring Rileigh McDonald (Matilda)! Listen HERE.

Check out new production photos from Waitress featuring new star Sara Bareilles on Playbill.com!

“The Beguiled,” with Emma Howard (Violet, Matilda) and Oona Laurence (Matilda), is heading to the Cannes Film Festival! Find out more on Variety.com.

Watch Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea, Les Miserables) singing “I Like It” at the NY Easter Parade this weekend!

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) did another shoot with GoNoodle! Watch it below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Anastasia, The Lion King, A Bronx Tale, Waitress, Miss Saigon, and Sunday in the Park with George!

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SAMARA Opens at Soho Rep, Audrey Bennett Makes Young Amelie Debut, and more!

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Happy Opening to Jasper Newell and the company of Samara at Soho Rep! Break a leg!

Congratulations to Audrey Bennett, who made her Young Amelie debut in Amelie today!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, Waitress, Amelie, School of Rock, and Sunday in the Park with George!

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Miranda McKeon in Netflix’s “Anne,” Pictures from MISS SAIGON, and more!

Miranda McKeon (Little Miss Sunshine) will appear in the upcoming Netflix series “Anne”! Check out a picture of Miranda and some castmates on set, as well as the trailer for the series:


Fun times with Jane and Josie! (@lia.pappas and @miranda.mckeon )

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

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WAITRESS and A BRONX TALE to Participate in Easter Parade, “Little Boxes” Out in Theaters Today, and more!

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Waitress and A Bronx Tale will take part in the Easter Parade in New York City this weekend! Find out more on Playbill.com.

“Little Boxes,” featuring alumni Oona Laurence (Matilda), Miranda McKeon (Little Miss Sunshine), Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), and Colin Critchley (New York Spring Spectacular, Waiting for Godot, Kinky Boots), hits theaters today! Congrats!

Jahi Di’Allo Winston (The Lion King) has joined the upcoming film “Proud Mary” with Taraji P. Henson! The film is set to be released on January 26th, 2018. Get more details on IMDb.com.

The cast album of A Bronx Tale has arrived in stores! Congratulations to the company!

Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) is in a commercial for Arla! Watch it below:


Gianna Harris (School of Rock) has been filming a new project! Check out pictures below, and stay tuned for more details:

Check out Jillian Lebling (Once) in the season finale of “The Path” on Hulu!

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

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Livestream Information for Drama League Nominations Announcement, Jake Katzman Books Video Game, and more!

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You can watch a livestream of the Drama League nominations announcement, which will take place next Wednesday! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) has booked a video game! More details to come. Find out more:


Ellie Kim is scheduled to swing on for School of Rock performances on April 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, and 21st! Check her Instagram for more:


“The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel,” a new podcast series featuring Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), returns on April 17th! Be sure to listen!

Get your first look at Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on EW.com!

Watch a special message from the School of Rock cast to their West End counterparts, who just won the Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music, below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here’s Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) performing a cover of “Believer” by Imagine Dragons!

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

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