CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Cast Album Released in Stores, New SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Members, and more!

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The cast album of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was released in stores today!

Congratulations to Zachary Zwelling, Levi Buksbazen, John Allyn (Peter Pan Live), Gabrielle Greene, and Cory Leventhal, who will join the cast of School of Rock in the roles of Zack, Freddy, Billy, Shonelle, and James, respectively! Their first performance will be on July 31st, following the final performance of current cast members Brandon Niederauer, Raghav Mehrotra, Jersey Sullivan, Gianna Harris, and Sammy Ramirez on July 30th. Get more information on Playbill.com!

“The Beguiled,” with Emma Howard (Violet, Matilda) and Oona Laurence (Matilda), is out in limited release today! Here’s a picture from the film:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of 1984, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Anastasia, Waitress, On Your Feet, and The Lion King!

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1984 and THE TRAVELING LADY Open, 1984 Implements Age Restriction, and more!

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Happy Opening to Sami Bray, Willow McCarthy (Matilda), and the company of 1984! Break a leg!

Happy Opening also to Korinne Tetlow and the company of The Traveling Lady at the Cherry Lane Theater! Congratulations!

1984 has implemented an age restriction–audience members must now be 13 or older. Get more information on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Waitress, and The Lion King!

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Pictures from THE TRAVELING LADY, “Transformers 5” Out in Theaters, and more!

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Get a first look at The Traveling Lady at the Cherry Lane Theater on TheaterMania.com!

“Transformers 5” is out in theaters today, featuring Isabela Moner (Evita)!

Check out more photo coverage of the School of Rock cast members at yesterday’s Sing for Hope concert on Playbill.com!

Rachel Quiner will return to Radio City Christmas Spectacular this year as Clara! Get more information:


Watch Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin) preview “Whisper” from Trevor!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Miss Saigon, Anastasia, Waitress, 1984, Frozen, On Your Feet, and Kinky Boots!

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KINKY BOOTS at 54 Below, Photo Coverage from SCHOOL OF ROCK at Sing for Hope, and more!

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The kids of Kinky Boots will join their castmates at 54 Below on August 7th! Get more details HERE.

Check out photo coverage from today’s Sing for Hope concert with School of Rock on TheaterMania.com!

Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting) will sing at 54 Below! Find out more on 54Below.com.

Elf is returning to NYC! Get more details on Broadway.com.

The Greenburgh Daily Voice featured Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon) and his parents! Read the article HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, Animal, School of Rock, Waitress, Anastasia, and more!

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Eli Tokash and Graydon Peter Yosowitz Join Broadway-Aimed TREVOR, Lianah Sta. Ana Performing at Presidential Scholars Event, and more!

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Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin) and Graydon Peter Yosowitz (The Light Years, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) are among the cast of the Broadway-aimed Trevor the Musical! Get more details on WritersTheatre.org.

Lianah Sta. Ana (Miss Saigon) performed at tonight’s Presidential Scholars event, live streamed on Young Arts’ Facebook page at 5pm PST/8pm EST! Check it out:

Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot) appeared on “Better Call Saul” tonight at 10pm on AMC!

Here’s a playlist from Rachel Resheff‘s (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot, Shrek) recent 54 Below concert!

Check out pictures of the kids of Broadway trading the brand new Lights of Broadway trading cards at Squigs’ unveiling event on Playbill.com and TheaterMania.com!

Entering its 2nd year, Broadway in the Mountains is a performing arts intensive taking place in the Catskills. We spoke with camp director Joseph Baker about the camp’s origins and goals. Check out the interview HERE!

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

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Casting for PEACE, LOVE AND CUPCAKES and FROZEN Announced, SCHOOL OF ROCK to Sing at Sing For Hope Piano, and more!

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The cast of Peace, Love and Cupcakes at this summer’s New York Musical Festival has been announced! It will include Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), who is also the co-playwright of the show, James Ignacio (The King and I, Camp Rolling Hills), Diego Lucano (School of Rock), Eliza Holland Madore (Matilda, Once), Madison Mullahey (Mary Poppins tour, Shrek tour), Grace Rundhaug (The Sound of Music LIVE, Camp Rolling Hills), Lauren Bryant, Victoria Csatay, Miranda Jo DeMott, Mili Green, David Hoffman (Camp Rolling Hills), Isabelle Livingstone, Cameron Mann, Chloe Manna (Camp Rolling Hills), Merin McCallum (Camp Rolling Hills), Casey Nadzam, Ksenia Nakonechny, Alexa Reeves, Jack Richman, Jamilah Rosemond, Tai Sandhu, Blake Devin Sheridan, and Alex St. Andre. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com!

Casting has also been announced for the pre-Broadway tryout and Broadway production of Frozen! Congratulations to Audrey Bennett (Amelie, The Sound of Music tour) and Mattea Conforti (Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), who will alternate as Young Anna, and Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda) and Ayla Schwartz, who will alternate as Young Elsa! The show also marks Ayla’s Broadway debut. Find out more on Playbill.com.

The cast of School of Rock will sing at a Sing For Hope piano on June 20th! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.

Waitress, Anastasia, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory have joined the lineup for Broadway in the Boros! Check out the full list of performances on Playbill.com.

Jete Laurence (Number the Stars) will recur on “Younger” and “Sneaky Pete” this season! Find out more:

Cole Bullock (The Lion King) will sing with Lorde on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” next month!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, The Lion King, and Anastasia!

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NEWSIES to Return to Movie Theaters, Broadway in Bryant Park Lineup Announced, and more!

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Newsies will return to movie theaters this summer! Get more details on Playbill.com.

This summer’s lineup for Broadway in Bryant Park is set to include Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Waitress, A Bronx Tale, Anastasia, Miss Saigon, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and many others! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Nili Kepets (Dream Street) appears in this commercial for Luna Park Coney Island!

Alumni Devynn Pedell (Mary Poppins), Matthew Gumley (Elf, The Addams Family, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast), and Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) have joined the cast of Happily: The Musical at New York Musical Festival! Check it out:

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

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FALSETTOS to Screen in Theaters July 12th, Pictures from ON YOUR FEET, and more!

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Falsettos will screen in movie theaters on July 12th! Look for your nearest theater HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Anastasia, Marvin’s Room, Miss Saigon, School of Rock, A Bronx Tale, Waitress, and Kinky Boots!

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Athan Sporek to Depart A BRONX TALE, Sophia Anne Caruso Takes Part in BEETLEJUICE Staged Reading, and more!

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Athan Sporek (Les Miserables, A Day by the Sea) will play his final performance in A Bronx Tale on June 11th. Go see him before he leaves!

Sophia Anne Caruso (Blackbird, Lazarus, The Nether, Ruthless!, The Sound of Music LIVE) took part in the recent staged reading of Beetlejuice! Congrats, Sophia!


Watch Caleb McLaughlin‘s (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) full performance on Lip Sync Battle!

Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet) and Madison Elizabeth Lagares (On Your Feet) talked to Newsday! Read the article HERE.

Read a Tristin and Tyler interview with Madeleine Pace (Once) about NYC, acting, and apps, featuring photography and fashion styling by Tiffany Casanova, on TristinAndTyler.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, On Your Feet, Miss Saigon, Anastasia, and 1984!

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Gaten Matarazzo and Caleb McLaughlin on Lip Sync Battle Tonight, SCHOOL OF ROCK and KINKY BOOTS to Perform at the Intrepid, and more!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) appeared on tonight’s Lip Sync Battle at 10pm on Spike!

The casts of School of Rock and Kinky Boots are among the shows that will perform at the Intrepid Museum this Saturday! Get more details on Playbill.com.

NBC has pushed back Bye Bye Birdie and will not produce a musical this December. Find out more on Playbill.com.

Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea, Les Miserables) will perform at Stars in the Alley! Check out the full lineup on Broadway.com.

The Anastasia cast album is due out June 9th, and you can get a sneak peek via Entertainment Weekly!

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

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