ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Receives AEA’s Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award, Cate Elefante to Join LES MISERABLES Tour, and more!

Once On This Island is the recipient of AEA’s Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Cate Elefante (Waitress) is joining the national tour of Les Miserables! Congratulations, Cate–we can’t wait to see you on the road!

Tickets are now on sale for “The Early Night Show,” Joshua Turchin (The Pill) and Mckayla Twiggs‘s (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once)! Get them HERE.

Video highlights from Gettin’ The Band Back Together are here!

“Cloak & Dagger,” featuring Aubrey Joseph (The Lion King), is returning for a second season in Spring 2019!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King, School of Rock, Waitress, Anastasia, Frozen, and Mary Page Marlowe!

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“Have It All” with Katie Grober Out Tonight, Joshua Turchin and Mckayla Twiggs to Perform THE EARLY NIGHT SHOW, and more!

Tonight, go see the docu-style movie “Have It All” with Katie Grober (Waitress)!

And this Friday, Katie will be performing “Have It All” with Jason Mraz on the Today Show! More details to come.

Finally, check out Katie performing “Have It All” with the kids from School of Rock!

Joshua Turchin (The Pill) and Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once) are putting on their own cabaret show “The Early Night Show” on August 19th! The ticket link will be available soon.

Fun fact! In addition to starring in the national tour of Anastasia starting this fall, Lila Coogan is a former Jane Banks from the Broadway production of Mary Poppins. We can’t wait to see her on the road!

Check out photo coverage from the “Freaky Friday” premiere with kids from The Lion King, Frozen, and more on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Waitress, Mary Page Marlowe, School of Rock, Frozen, and This Ain’t No Disco!

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Mimi Ryder’s Birthday, Upcoming KINKY BOOTS Cast Changes, and more!

Happy birthday to Mimi Ryder (Frozen)! We hope you had a great day, Mimi!

Jesús Del Orden will take his final bow as Young Lola in Kinky Boots on August 26th. Go see him before then! And congratulations to Eric A. Walker Jr., who will make his Broadway debut as the new Young Lola!

Taylor Caldwell (Really Rosie, Runaways, School of Rock), Gregory Diaz IV (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Matilda), and Julian Silva (The Lion King) all received Outstanding Individual Performance awards from NYMF for their performances in Pedro Pan! Congrats!

Check out the final curtain call at A Bronx Tale!

Nico Bustamante (A Room of My Own) is appearing in an ad for Nerf!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, This Ain’t No Disco, School of Rock, Mary Page Marlowe, Waitress, The Lion King, and Gettin’ The Band Back Together!

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A BRONX TALE Closes on Broadway, Sammy Ramirez Appearing in Ritz Commercial, and more!

Happy Trails to Frankie Leoni, Levi Smith, and the company of A Bronx Tale! Congratulations on a great run, and we can’t wait to see what’s next for you.

Sammy Ramirez (A Christmas Story Live, School of Rock) is appearing in this commercial for Ritz!

I do celebrate with passion! I’m a soccer star on camera 😂!! #ritzcrackers

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Waitress, School of Rock, Anastasia, Mary Page Marlowe, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, A Bronx Tale, and Frozen!

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Aaralyn Anderson in Netflix’s “Maniac,” Brooke Timber in Back-to-School Ads for The Children’s Place, and more!

Mark your calendars for Netflix’s new series “Maniac,” featuring Aaralyn Anderson (Ballyturk)! It premieres on September 21st.

Brooke Timber (Ballyturk) is currently appearing in back-to-school ads for The Children’s Place!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, The Lion King, Mary Page Marlowe, and A Bronx Tale!

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Ramon Reed’s Birthday, “The Kids Are Alright” and “Single Parents” (Feat. Alumni) Premiering This Fall, and more!

Happy birthday to Ramon Reed (The Lion King)! We hope you had a great day, Ramon!

“The Kids Are Alright,” with Andy Walken (A Christmas Story Live) and Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland), will premiere at 8:30/7:30c on October 16th on ABC!

“Single Parents,” featuring Tyler Wladis (A Christmas Story Live) and Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots), will also premiere this fall, at 9:30/8:30c on September 26th on ABC!

Today, you can see Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda) in “Eighth Grade,” open nationwide!

Marcello Silva (A Christmas Story Live) is performing in Three Days in the Country now through August 26th in Los Angeles at the Antaeus Theatre Company! Please check the website as this show is double cast.

Catch Elie Samouhi (A Christmas Story Live) on the newest season of “Bizaardvark,” now airing on Disney Channel!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Mary Page Marlowe, Frozen, Anastasia, and A Bronx Tale!

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YBAN at Hollywood Bowl’s ANNIE, Presley Ryan and Ripley Sobo in New “Orange is the New Black” Season, and more!

YBAN founder Lindsay is seeing Kaylin Hedges (Kris Kringle The Musical) and Amadi Chapata (School of Rock) in Annie at the Hollywood Bowl tonight! Break a leg!

Presley Ryan (Fun Home, A Little Princess, The Sound of Music LIVE) and Ripley Sobo (Runaways, Matilda, Once) appear in the newest season of “Orange is the New Black,” streaming now!

Playwrights Horizons’ 2018-2019 season will include Noura and The Pain of My Belligerence! Get more information HERE.

The Broadway Flea Market has been rescheduled for September 30th! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out production photos for Gettin’ The Band Back Together on Broadway.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Waitress, Mary Page Marlowe, Frozen, Once On This Island, and A Bronx Tale!

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GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Begins Previews, MARY PAGE MARLOWE Extends Run, and more!

Happy first preview to the company of Gettin’ The Band Back Together! Break a leg, everyone!

Mary Page Marlowe has extended its run through August 19th! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Watch this video of Nirvaan Pal, soon to be in School of Rock, finding out that he’ll be making his Broadway debut!

Jacob Morrell (Shadowlands) and Jack McCarthy (Shadowlands, Finding Neverland) spent their summer attending French Woods!

If you’re in Los Angeles, you can see Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) in 13 in Calabasas!

And here are pictures from the kids of Gettin’ The Band Back Together and School of Rock!

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MARY PAGE MARLOWE Opens, Zachary Zwelling and Iggy Rosado to Depart SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

Happy Opening to the company of Mary Page Marlowe at Second Stage Theater! Break a leg, everyone!

Zachary Zwelling and Iggy Rosado will play their final performances of School of Rock on July 29th. Go see them before then if you can!

Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock, On Your Feet), Nerghiz Sarki (Fiddler on the Roof, Dream Street), Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Marquise Neal (Dream Street, Kinky Boots), Swayam Bhatia (Really Rosie, Dream Street), and Stephanie Ticas (The Gold) have joined the cast of KOTA’s youth production of High School Musical in August! Find out more on KidsOfTheArts.com.

Projects featuring Broadway, Off-Broadway, and live-broadcast kids were nominated for Emmys this morning! Find out more on EW.com. They include:

  • “This Is Us,” with Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King), nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic), Outstanding Contemporary Costumes, and Outstanding Music Supervision.
  • “The Americans,” with Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, and Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series.
  • “Stranger Things,” with Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie), nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series, Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Special Visual Effects, Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series, Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (One Hour), Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (One Hour), and Outstanding Music Supervision.
  • Jesus Christ Superstar Live, with Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock), nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie, Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama, Outstanding Variety Special, Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie or Special, Outstanding Costumes for Variety, Nonfiction or Reality Programming, Outstanding Hairstyling for a Multi-Camera Series or Special, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special, Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Limited Series, Movie or Special, Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special, Outstanding Makeup for a Multi-Camera Series or Special (Non-Prosthetic), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie, and Outstanding Production Design for a Variety Special.
  • “The Sinner,” with Rileigh McDonald (Good for Otto, Matilda), nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.
  • “Paterno,” with Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime), nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama and Outstanding Television Movie.
  • A Christmas Story Live, nominated for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics.
  • The 71st Annual Tony Awards, nominated for Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety Special.

Waitress performed at Broadway in Bryant Park today!

Rozie Baker (Bonnie and Clyde, Shrek, Mary Poppins) has a brand new single out on Spotify and Apple Music!

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

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Mavis Simpson-Ernst Books Recurring Role on TV Show, Alexa Valentino’s “Don’t Ask” Music Video, and more!

Alum Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown) has booked a recurring role on a TV show! More details to come!

Watch alum Alexa Valentino‘s (Number the Stars) music video for her new song “Don’t Ask” below!

Check out these pictures from the kids of Mary Page Marlowe, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!


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