HAIRSPRAY LIVE to Appear on Today Show, Luca Padovan to Depart SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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The cast of Hairspray Live will appear on the Today Show on November 28th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com. Also, check out more pictures from the production’s press day on TheaterMania.com.

Luca Padovan will play his final performance as Billy in School of Rock on December 11th. Go see him before then!

Congrats to Athan Sporek, who made his debut in A Bronx Tale yesterday!

Cabaret for a Cause performed tonight at The Cutting Room! Get more information on CabaretForACause.us.

Get your copy of this year’s Carols for a Cure album, including tracks from a ton of our featured shows, on the Broadway Cares Online Store!

Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I) is featured in Korea Daily New York!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Hairspray Live, School of Rock, Fiddler on the Roof, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress!

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CHARLIE BROWN Cast Album Sneak Peek, Mckayla Twiggs to Guest Star on “Black Mirror,” and more!

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Get another sneak peek at the You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown cast album on Playbill.com!

Mckayla Twiggs (Les Miserables, Once) will guest star on “Black Mirror” on Netflix! Find out more:

In his latest video, Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) “roasts” Broadway shows!

Grace Mozitis (Dream Street) has won the 2016 Molly Greenwald Rising Star Scholarship from Broadway Lights the Night! Get more details in the Facebook post below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Waitress, Hairspray Live, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Kinky Boots!

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First Preview of RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, Austyn Johnson in “The Greatest Showman on Earth,” and more!

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Happy first preview to the company of Radio City Christmas Spectacular! Break a leg, everyone!

Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) has joined the cast of a P.T. Barnum biopic called “The Greatest Showman on Earth”! Find out more:

Sawyer Nunes (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda) is releasing an EP! Here’s his announcement video:

Check out Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) singing with Robert Davi at 54 Below!

Get a sneak peek at the You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown cast album on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch the cast of Hairspray Live get in on the Mannequin Challenge in the video below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch the School of Rock kids sing “You’ve Got A Friend”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Falsettos, Hairspray Live, Matilda, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Kinky Boots!

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SCHOOL OF ROCK and ON YOUR FEET in CBS Thanksgiving Parade, Carols for a Cure Track Info, and more!

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Cast members from School of Rock and On Your Feet will perform in CBS’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Find out what tracks you can expect on this year’s Carols for a Cure CD on BroadwayWorld.com!

Marvin’s Room will arrive on Broadway next summer! Find out more about the show on RoundaboutTheatre.org.

Go get the You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown cast album! Get more information:

Have you heard? Charlie Brown cast album released! #charliebrown #peanuts #musicals #castrecording

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Watch the School of Rock graduating class take their final bows!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Falsettos, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, and School of Rock!

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SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids Explain Why #ItsGoodToBeAGirl, CHARLIE BROWN Kids Receive Chairs in Their Names, and more!

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Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) and Evie Dolan (School of Rock) teamed up with Sara Bareilles and “SNL” alum Noel Wells to explain why #ItsGoodToBeAGirl! Check out the video:

The kids of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown received chairs in their names at the York Theatre Company! Check out pictures from the ceremony:

Kara Oates (Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) and some of the other former ballet girls from Billy Elliot are mentioned discussing the ghosts of the Imperial Theatre on Playbill.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Hairspray Live, Falsettos, Matilda, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress!

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RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Cast Announcements, Alumni Join HAIRSPRAY LIVE, and more!

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Four new cast members for this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular have been announced! Congratulations to Tyler Hentz, who will play Patrick, and to Hayden Bercy, Finn Douglas, and Landon Maas, who will all play Ben. Check out a picture of Hayden and Finn below, and watch a video of Landon reacting to finding out he booked Ben HERE!

Former Broadway kids Riley Costello (Everyday Rapture, Bye Bye Birdie, 13) and Heather Tepe (Billy Elliot, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Gypsy) have joined the ensemble of Hairspray Live! Find out more about the cast on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to Nerghiz Sarki (Dream Street), who makes her Broadway debut as Bielke in Fiddler on the Roof! Here she is with her onstage dad Danny Burstein:

Check out video from auditions for the roles of Ben and Patrick in Radio City Christmas Spectacular below–if you look closely, you can catch a bunch of our alumni!

Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street) performed for Vice President Joe Biden, Katie Couric, Bono, and Michael Bloomberg last night at an event with Broadway Youth Ensemble!

“Wishful Whiskers,” a new film featuring Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), needs your help! Find out more:

And here are videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, School of Rock, and Hairspray Live!


Happy Trails to Hayley Feinstein and Tre Jones, YBAN Alumni on the Emmys Red Carpet, and more!

Happy trails to Hayley Feinstein, who played her final performance as Bielke in Fiddler on the Roof yesterday! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Hayley!

Happy trails as well to Tre Jones, who finished his run as Young Simba in The Lion King! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Tre!

Check out our alumni Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) on the red carpet at the Emmy Awards last night!

You can see more coverage of Gaten and Caleb at the Emmys on BuzzFeed.com, and check out their performance of “Uptown Funk” below!

Claire Candela (Once) had the honor of playing guitar and singing for Glen Hansard in Boston! Check out a picture:

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) is featured on BroadwayBox.com!

Update: You now have until this Sunday to see Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) in School of Rock! See her while you can!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, School of Rock, and Matilda!

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THE LAYOVER Closes, THE LION KING and SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Departures, and more!

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Happy Trails to Arica Himmel and the company of The Layover, which closed today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Arica!

Happy Trails to Kyliegh Curran, who played her final performance as Young Nala in The Lion King today. We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Kyliegh!

UPDATE (9/19/16): Shahadi has not left the show just yet!
Finally, happy trails to Shahadi Wright Joseph, who played her final performance as Madison in School of Rock today! She was also an understudy for Tomika. We can’t wait to see you in Hairspray Live and whatever else comes next, Shahadi! Here she is performing “If Only You Would Listen” in Orlando, Florida:

Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies) and Sofia Roma Rubino (School of Rock, Matilda) took over BroadwayWorld’s Twitter account today!

Congrats to Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street), who will appear on “Mind of a Murderer” on Investigation Discovery on September 26th! Find out more:

Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) has booked a national commercial! Congratulations, Sophie! Get more information:

Here’s a sneak peek at “Curbside Waltz,” starring Tre Jones (The Lion King) and Olivia Chun (The King and I)!

Cabaret for a Cause performed at 92Y Street Fest today at 3:30pm! Get more information about the performance in their Facebook post:

Here’s Sophia Anne Caruso (Blackbird, Lazarus, Runaways, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) singing “Life on Mars” on the Lazarus cast recording!

Here’s Aviva Winick (Matilda) singing “Naughty” at the New York Public Library! (She starts at 1:32.)

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Kinky Boots, School of Rock, The Lion King, On Your Feet, and Falsettos!

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CHARLIE BROWN Cast Album Released, Peyton Royce Lusk Joins FALSETTOS, and more!

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The You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown cast album is out now! Get it on BroadwayRecords.com.

Peyton Royce Lusk has joined the cast of Falsettos as the Jason understudy! Find out more:

First day into the theatre! Peyton and I are already having so much fun! #falsettos #sohappy #understudydoppelganger

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Evie Dolan (School of Rock) and Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) will take over the BroadwayWorld Instagram on Sunday! Get more details:

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) will be at the Broadway Flea Market Autograph Table and Photo Booth this Sunday from 1:00pm-1:50pm! Get more information on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Falsettos, Waitress, The Lion King, Fun Home, School of Rock, and On Your Feet!

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LAZARUS Cast Album Coming Out October 21st, LYRICS FOR LIFE Photo Coverage, and more!

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The Lazarus cast album is due to come out October 21st! Find out more on Broadway.com.

Check out photo coverage from Lyrics for Life on BroadwayWorld.com!

Get to know Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) on BroadwayBox.com!

Nico Bustamante (A Room of My Own) will co-star as Frank Gotti in a new film called “The Life and Death of John Gotti”! Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, School of Rock, The Lion King, Matilda, On Your Feet, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, and Waitress!

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