NYMF Awards Announced, KINKY BOOTS Sings Cyndi Lauper at 54 Below Tonight, and more!

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Play Like a Winner, Generation Me, and Peace, Love and Cupcakes all won NYMF Awards! Zoe Wilson won an Outstanding Individual Performance Award for Play Like a Winner; Carrie Berk won an Outstanding Individual Performance Award for Peace, Love and Cupcakes, and the show received a special citation for “Building A Movement Through Musical Theatre”; and Milo Manheim and Julia Nightingale won performance awards for Generation Me, as well as Best Musical and many other awards for the show! Find out more in these Facebook and Instagram posts:



The cast of Kinky Boots, including Devin Trey Campbell, Christopher Convery, Jesús Del Orden, and Jake Katzman, is singing the music of Cyndi Lauper at 54 Below! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) appears in this commercial for Monopoly! Check it out:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, and Frozen!

 

SCHOOL OF ROCK and A BRONX TALE Cast Departures, THE TRAVELING LADY and NYMF Shows Close, and more!

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Happy Trails to Gianna Harris, Brandon Niederauer, Sammy Ramirez, Paul Luke Bonenfant, Raghav Mehrotra, and Jersey Sullivan, who all played their final performance in School of Rock today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

Happy Trails to Hudson Loverro, who played his final performance in A Bronx Tale today! Congrats on a great run!

Finally, Happy Trails to the companies of The Traveling Lady, Play Like a Winner, Generation Me, and Peace, Love and Cupcakes, which all finished their runs today! Best of luck in all your future endeavors!

Christian Mullins (Kinky Boots tour) made his Broadway debut in Kinky Boots this week!

Watch footage from the A Bronx Tale performance at this week’s Broadway in Bryant Park below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, Generation Me, A Bronx Tale, The Lion King, Anastasia, and Frozen!

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Happy Belated Birthday to Nicole Scimeca, Avey Noble on “What Would You Do?,” and more!

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Happy Belated Birthday to Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia)! We hope you had a great day!

Alum Avey Noble (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) guest starred on What Would You Do? tonight on ABC at 9pm!

YBAN’s Audrey was at the opening of Peace, Love and Cupcakes last night and had a great time! Congratulations everyone!

Broadway in the Boros featured a performance from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory this afternoon in Borough Hall Plaza!

Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars, Dream Street), Madeleine Pace (Once), and more will be performing at the Broadway Comedy Club on Sunday at 5pm!

Congrats to Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room), who has booked the role of Paco on Lifetime’s upcoming series “YOU”!

Milo Manheim (Generation Me) and his mom Camryn Manheim spoke with the New York Post! Check out the article at NYPost.com!

Zoe Wilson (Play Like A Winner) spoke with The Interval NY! Check out the feature at TheIntervalNY.com!

And check out these pictures and videos from the kids of Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Really Rosie, Anastasia, Generation Me, Marvin’s Room, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

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PEACE, LOVE AND CUPCAKES Opens at NYMF, Jersey Sullivan’s Birthday, and more!

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Happy Opening to the cast of Peace, Love and Cupcakes at New York Musical Festival! I saw their opening performance tonight, and it was such a fantastic, fun show. You can still see it now through Sunday!

Happy belated birthday to Jersey Sullivan (School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Jersey!

YBAN’s Emily saw Kinky Boots tonight and loved it! Great job, Christopher Convery and Christian Mullins!

Falsettos will arrive on BroadwayHD on August 14th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) has joined the cast of the world premiere of Mean Girls the musical in Washington, D.C.!

Today’s Broadway in Bryant Park featured performances from cast members from A Bronx Tale and Anastasia!

Watch alumni Nico Bustamante (A Room of My Own), Grayson Taylor (Mothers and Sons, New York Spring Spectacular), and Meliki Hurd (Matilda) appear on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Play Like a Winner, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, and Generation Me!

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GENERATION ME Opens at NYMF, Hudson Loverro to Depart A BRONX TALE on Sunday, and more!

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Happy Opening to the company of Generation Me at New York Musical Festival! Break a leg, everyone!

Hudson Loverro will play his final performance in A Bronx Tale on Sunday. Go see him if you can! He will also be performing at this week’s Broadway in Bryant Park with the show; get more details about that on BroadwayWorld.com.


Will Coombs (Matilda tour) will be joining the cast of A Bronx Tale! Congrats, Will!

“Sunny Day,” with Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot, New York Spectacular), will premiere on August 21st at 10am on Nickelodeon! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out highlights from Really Rosie on Playbill.com!

Sam Chuck (Les Miserables) has made it into Papermill Playhouse’s conservatory! Find out more on Patch.com.

Get the complete list of tour dates for alum Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) on her new website AlexaValentino.com!

Anastasia will offer an Actors Fund performance! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Guest blogger Wendy Dessler posted on our site earlier today, giving tips on the care and keeping of a dancer! Read her post HERE.

Nala Hamilton (The Lion King) will make special appearances at the Actors Connection summer camp this week! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Savvy Crawford (Amelie, A Little Princess) has booked a film with Sofia Vergara! Find out more:


My movie mom is so awesome!!@sofiavergara #savvysays #movie

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Peace, Love and Cupcakes and Generation Me!

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Willow McCarthy’s Birthday, PLAY LIKE A WINNER Opens at NYMF, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Willow McCarthy (1984, Matilda)! We hope you had a great day, Willow!

Happy opening to Zoe Wilson (Play Like a Winner, Three Days to See) and the company of Play Like a Winner at New York Musical Festival! Break a leg, everyone!

Avey Noble (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) will guest star on “What Would You Do?” this Friday at 9pm on ABC!

Korinne Tetlow (The Traveling Lady) will co-star in If Only at the Cherry Lane Theater starting next month! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Olivia Chun (School of Rock, The King and I) is taking over the School of Rock Snapchat this week!


Congratulations to Jordan Vergara, who made his Broadway debut last weekend in On Your Feet, filling in for Eduardo Hernandez while Eduardo is in Really Rosie! Find out more about Jordan’s debut:


Ryan Sell (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) has joined the lineup for Broadway in the Boros this Friday on Staten Island!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of 1984, Play Like a Winner, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Generation Me, Frozen, and School of Rock!

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ASSASSINS Opens at New York City Center, FALSETTOS Screens in Theaters for the First Time Tonight, and more!

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Happy Opening to Hudson Loverro and the cast of Assassins at New York City Center! Break a leg! Check out highlights below or on BroadwayWorld.com.

Tonight was the first screening of Falsettos in movie theaters!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Runaways, Blackbird, Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) has joined the cast of the workshop of The Secret Life of Bees! Find out more on EW.com.

She Loves Me and Holiday Inn now have PBS premiere dates! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Get a glimpse of a two-show day at Anastasia on Playbill.com!

Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet) has joined the cast of Really Rosie at New York City Center! Congrats, Eddy!



And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, and Peace, Love and Cupcakes!

 

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Gregory Ye Departs MISS SAIGON, Broadway Barks in Shubert Alley Today, and more!

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Happy Trails to Gregory Ye, who played his final performance as Tam in Miss Saigon last night! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Gregory!


Today was Broadway Barks! It took place in Shubert Alley beginning at 3pm, and the celebrity presentations started at 5:30pm, including alum Sophia Anne Caruso (Blackbird, Runaways, Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!).

Amanda Swickle (Tink!) has joined the cast of Eco at New York Musical Festival! The show runs from July 11-16; get more information on NYMF.org.

Check out Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies) in the Squigs sketch for Marvin’s Room on Broadway.com!

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) will play a show in Brooklyn on July 13th! Get more details on SupportLocalMusic.co.

Here’s a sneak peek at Peace, Love and Cupcakes from the NYMF preview concert!

Look for Suri Chen (Miss Saigon) in print ads for Joe Fresh!


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

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Happy Opening to MARVIN’S ROOM, Brandon Niederauer to Leave SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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Happy Opening to Marvin’s Room!

YBAN’s Audrey saw the show last night and loved it! Check out stagedoor pictures below!

Brandon Niederauer is leaving School of Rock on July 30th! Make sure to see him before then!

Congratulations to Cate Elefante (Waitress), who has booked a video with Nick Jr.!

Check out the new music video for Alexa Valentino‘s (Number the Stars) new song “Driveway” below!

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) talked about his collaborations with the Eric Krasno Band! Check out the article at LiveForLiveMusic.com!

And check out these pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, 1984,
Anastasia, Miss Saigon, Anastasia, The Lion King, A Bronx Tale, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, and School of Rock!

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CAMP ROLLING HILLS, THE GOLD, and TINK! Win NYMF Awards, RAGTIME on Ellis Island May Get a Full Production, and more!

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Congratulations to Camp Rolling Hills, The Gold, and Tink! on their New York Musical Festival awards! Check out the full list HERE.

The recent concert of Ragtime on Ellis Island may get a full-scale production in 2017! Get more details about it on BroadwayWorld.com. Also, check out video highlights from the concert on TheaterMania.com!

Congratulations to Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins, The People in the Picture), whose film “Annabelle Hooper and the Ghosts of Nantucket” is out now on DVD, iTunes, Amazon, and on-demand! Find out more in her Instagram post below:


Be sure to check out #AnnabelleHooper on August 9th!! iTunes, Amazon, on demand etc. 🙂

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Les Miserables, On Your Feet, Fun Home, Matilda, Motown, and Waitress!