“Stranger Things” Up for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series, Broadway Shines on GMA Today, and more!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and the cast of “Stranger Things” are up for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series at the SAG Awards! Congratulations! Check out a clip of Gaten, Caleb, and some of their castmates celebrating:

This morning at 8:30am, lots of Broadway kids appeared on “Good Morning America” with Broadway Shines for their annual coat drive! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

A Day by the Sea is on the Wall Street Journal’s Best Theater of 2016 list! Check out the full list on WSJ.com.

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) and her dad appear in this sweet video for The Scene!

Watch video from Broadway Sessions featuring the boys of Radio City Christmas Spectacular below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) took part in the music video “Y Sentirás Mi Amor”! Watch it here:

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

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HAIRSPRAY LIVE Press and Interviews, AMELIE Tickets Now On Sale, and more!

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Watch interviews with the cast of Hairspray Live below or on TheaterMania.com!

Shahadi Wright Joseph and her Hairspray Live castmates were also interviewed on Broadway.com! The cast also appeared on the Today Show this morning–check out a video below or on Today.com, and get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tickets for Amelie are now on sale! Get details on BroadwayWorld.com.

The Falsettos cast album is now available for pre-order! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Tickets for Radio City Christmas Spectacular start at $50 on ShowTickets.com!

Kids’ Night On Broadway has announced its participating shows! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out pictures of the Kinky Boots kids in the studio recording the show’s Carols for a Cure track on BroadwayWorld.com!

Kids from Fun Home, School of Rock, and more sang in a music video of “Y Sentiras Mi Amor/Silent Night”! Watch it below:

Here’s Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda) and Akira Golz (Matilda) singing “For Good” at Cabaret for a Cause!

Some of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular will sing at Broadway Sessions this Thursday! Find out more:

And here are pictures from the kids of A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, and Matilda!

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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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Photo Coverage from FUN HOME Closing Night, Sofia Roma Rubino on for Summer in SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Check out photo coverage from closing night of Fun Home on Broadway.com, BroadwayWorld.com, and TheaterMania.com!

Sofia Roma Rubino (Matilda) will be on for Summer in School of Rock today through September 17th! Get more information in her Facebook post:

Check out photo coverage from TheaterMania’s block party this past Sunday HERE!

Get a first look at “The Son,” featuring Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), on EW.com!

Go behind the scenes of “Curbside Waltz,” a new short film featuring Olivia Chun (The King and I) and Tre Jones (The Lion King), in these pictures:

Here’s video of Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), and their “Stranger Things” castmates decorating waffles with BuzzFeed!

And here’s pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, Fun Home, School of Rock, and Waitress!

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Claire Keane Leaves WAITRESS, Gabby Gutierrez Books “Mozart in the Jungle,” and more!

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Happy trails to Claire Keane, who took her final bow in Waitress today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you!


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Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock) has booked a role on “Mozart in the Jungle”! Congrats, Gabby!


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In case you missed Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” we’ve made a playlist of clips from the interview! Check it out:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Lyrics for Life, The Lion King, and Fun Home!

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FUN HOME and RUTHLESS Take Their Final Bows, LYRICS FOR LIFE Raises Awareness Tonight, plus more!

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Happy Trails to the companies of Ruthless! and Fun Home! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you.

TONIGHT: Kids of the Arts presents Lyrics for Life, which will play Symphony Space to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Break a leg, everyone!

TOMORROW: The Cabaret for a Cause kids will sing at Pier 36 to commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11. Performances will take place at 9am and 11am. Performers include Sophia Gennusa (Matilda), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Sophie Koski, Ellie Poon (A Christmas Story tour), Sam Poon (The King and I), William Poon (The King and I), Joshua Turchin (A Christmas Story tour). Get more info HERE.

Join Ava Briglia, Aviva Winick, and Willow McCarthy (Matilda) at Strand Bookstore in NYC for a performance, a reading, and a craft on Sept. 13th! The fun starts at 11am. And it’s free!

In case you missed the cast of The Lion King at Broadway Sessions, you’re in luck! You can catch the full FB livestream of the event down below:

The You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown kids will take the stage at TheatreMania’s block party tomorrow at 2:30pm. See why they’re excited about the block party at TheatreMania.com!

Today, Luca Padovan and Isabella Russo (School Of Rock) took over Broadway Box’s Instagram for the day! We’ll have pix from their takeover here tomorrow.

Fiddler on the Roof will have a slightly different schedule this October! Get more details at TheatreMania.com.

Congrats to Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man) who appeared on “Unraveled” this week on Investigation Discovery. Video is coming soon! In the mean time, take a look at these pix below!

Here’s another video from Elsie Fest with Stranger Things‘s Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables) singing “Fugue for Tinhorns”!

And here are more pictures and video from the kids of The Lion King, The Layover, School of Rock, Fun Home, and Matilda!


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A DAY BY THE SEA Extends, New ON YOUR FEET Performance Schedule, and more!

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A Day by the Sea has extended through October 23rd! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.

On Your Feet has announced a new performance schedule! The show will have performances Tuesday at 7pm, Wednesday at 2pm, Thursday at 7pm, Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm, and Sunday at 2pm and 8pm. Get more details on Playbill.com.

I wrote an Odyssey piece on Lyrics for Life, complete with interviews from Laura Luc; Lyrics for Life performers Dylan Brod (Dream Street), Zachary Brod (On a Stool at the End of the Bar, Dream Street), Victoria Csatay, Alex-Renee Davies, Raquel Wallace (Dream Street), Jolie Rose Wasserman, and Madison Zamor (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Dream Street); and performers from past years Megan Johnson and Devynn Pedell (Mary Poppins). Read it on TheOdysseyOnline.com!

You’re gonna miss Fun Home when they’re gone! Check out their music video of “When I’m Gone” below:

Watch Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) and Madeleine Pace (Once) on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon”!

Here’s a sneak peek at Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) on “Chelsea”!

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




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Shahadi Wright Joseph Joins HAIRSPRAY LIVE, FALSETTOS Box Office Opens, and more!

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Congratulations to Shahadi Wright Joseph (School of Rock, The Lion King), who has joined Hairspray Live as Little Inez! Find out more on Playbill.com.

The Falsettos box office is now open! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Here’s video of Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) performing at Elsie Fest!

Check out Tre Jones (The Lion King) doing his first Q&A on YouTube!

Chloe Grace Moretz‘s (The Library) film “Brain on Fire” will play the Toronto International Film Festival! Find out more HERE.

Reminder! Catch Cabaret for a Cause at the 92Y Street Festival on September 18th at 3:30pm! The lineup is set to include alumni and current performers Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Beada Briglia (Matilda), Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), Sawyer Nunes (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda), Sam Poon (The King and I, Macbeth), William Poon (The King and I), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory), Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), and Ava Ulloa (Matilda), as well as other young performers. Get more details:

Get your Lyrics for Life tickets before they sell out! The event is this Saturday night! It will feature alumni Oona Laurence (Matilda), Laurissa Romain (South Pacific), Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Billy Elliot, Shrek, Mary Poppins), Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), Chris Sumpter (Matilda), Sadie Seelert (Mary Poppins, A Little Princess), Peyton Ella (The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Eden Duncan-Smith (The Lion King, Fences), Ethan Haberfield (Mary Poppins), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot), Christie Kim (The King and I), Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), Luka Kain (South Pacific), Sumaya Bouhbal (Runaways), Elizabeth Crawford (Tuck Everlasting), Stephen Sayegh (A Little Princess), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Raquel Wallace (Dream Street), Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Madison Zamor (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Dream Street), Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street), Jete Laurence (Number the Stars), Aimee Laurence (A Little Princess), Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man), Chloe Smith (A Little Princess), Isabella Moitoso (A Little Princess), Bobby Becht (Dream Street), McKenzie Mullahey (Dream Street), Alyssa Franck (Dream Street), Zachary Brod (On a Stool at the End of the Bar, Dream Street), Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street), Erin Haggerty (A Little Princess), Dylan Brod (Dream Street), Ellie Kim (Dream Street), Grace Mozitis (Dream Street), Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street), Megan Trageser (Dream Street), Sofia Pellegrino (Dream Street), Nicole Wildy (Dream Street), Ireland Horan (A Little Princess), Katherine LaFountain (A Little Princess), Delaney Ragusa (A Little Princess), Sadie Lock (Dream Street), Maya Slaughter (Dream Street), Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars), Rachael McVey (Dream Street), Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street), Danielle Becht (Dream Street), Amanda Swickle (Tink!), Anna Kate Cibrian (A Little Princess), Kaitlyn Franck (Dream Street), Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), and lots of other young performers! Get tickets HERE.

And here are pictures from the kids of School of Rock, Ruthless!, Matilda, and Fun Home!

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New MATILDA Cast Members Debut Tonight, THE LION KING Kids at Broadway Sessions Thursday, and more!

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Austyn Johnson (Dream Street, Matilda tour), Trey Middleton (Matilda tour), and Serena Quadrato (Matilda tour) are making their Broadway debuts in Matilda tonight! Austyn will be playing Amanda, Serena will be playing Lavender, and Trey will be the swing for Bruce and Tommy. Get more information in KOTA’s post about Austyn below:


The kids of The Lion King are appearing at Broadway Sessions this Thursday night! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Kolette Tetlow (Iowa) and Graham Montgomery (Kinky Boots) are working on a new project in South Korea! Find out more:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, On Your Feet, School of Rock, and Lyrics for Life!


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Video of Final LES MISERABLES Curtain Call, Pictures and Videos from LES MISERABLES, and more!

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Check out this video of the final curtain call at Les Miserables!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Les Miserables, A Day by the Sea, Matilda, School of Rock, Fun Home, Kinky Boots, and Waitress!

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