Jillian Lebling’s Short Film To Play San Francisco, TheaterMania’s Kids’ Night On Broadway Pictures, and more!

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“Sleeptalker,” a short film written, directed, produced, and edited by and featuring Jillian Lebling (Once) will be shown in San Francisco this month! Congrats, Jillian! Get more information on AlbanyFilmFest.org.

Check out pictures from Kids’ Night On Broadway on TheaterMania.com!

Congratulations to Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos), and young theater critic Iain Armitage, who all made YesBroadway.org’s Top 40 Under 40 list! Check it out on YesBroadway.org.

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

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MISS SAIGON Begins Previews, YBAN Alumni Take Part in DIARY OF A WIMPY KID Reading, and more!

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Break a leg to the company of Miss Saigon on their first preview tonight!

Several of our alumni took part in a recent reading of Diary of a Wimpy Kid! Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story), Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), David Rosenthal (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), and Jeremy T. Villas (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots) were among the young actors who took part. Check out pictures:

Take a look at photo coverage from Kids’ Night On Broadway last night on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch Mimi Ryder (Matilda) and Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I) in this new Sprout commercial!

Here’s Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting) in a music video for “Good Girl Winnie Foster”!

Congrats to Avey Noble (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who has booked “What Would You Do?”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, On Your Feet, Anastasia, The Lion King, Waitress, Sunday in the Park with George, Kinky Boots, and lots of other Broadway kids, including media from last night’s Kids’ Night On Broadway events!

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SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Opens, NEWSIES to Return to Theaters March 4th, and more!

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Break a leg to Mattea Marie Conforti (Matilda) and the company of Sunday in the Park with George on their opening night tonight!

The film of Newsies will return to theaters one more time on March 4th! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) has a new website from Stage Door Designs! Check it out HERE.

Check out pictures of the company of Everybody on their opening night on Broadway.com!

There are pictures from opening night of If I Forget on TheaterMania.com!

Here’s a hint about our next alumni interviewee: they switched their mode of transportation from scooter to unicorn! Any guesses? Only one more day until the interview is released!

Get a sneak peek at the cast of Anastasia in rehearsals on Broadway.com! Also, check out photo coverage from the show’s press event yesterday, also on Broadway.com.

Playbill takes you behind the scenes at School of Rock via Snapchat! Find out more HERE.

Professional Performing Arts School’s upcoming Mainstage production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying features lots of talented teens, including some of our alumni! The show runs March 29th to April 1st at Park West Theater in New York City. Be sure to check out the Dear Evan Hansen prize pack that you can win, including tickets, a backstage tour, and more! YBAN and KOT alumni in the cast include Madison Mullahey (Shrek tour, Mary Poppins tour), Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Drew Minard (Billy Elliot tour), Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot), Eden Duncan-Smith (The Lion King, Fences), Christian Dell’Edera (A Christmas Story tour), Brionna Trilling (Billy Elliot tour), Christina Jimenez (Runaways), and Maxwell Cabral (Runaways). Get more details about the show on PPASMainstage.com or in the Facebook post below:

Here’s the full video of the Annie segment from Inside Edition!

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

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Isabella Russo Departs THE MOTHER OF INVENTION, Alexandria Suarez and Fabi Aguirre Depart ON YOUR FEET, and more!

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Happy Trails to Isabella Russo (School of Rock), who has departed the role of Ryder in The Mother of Invention! Good luck with your pilot, Isabella!

Happy Trails to Alexandria Suarez and Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables), who have played their final performances as Little Gloria in On Your Feet! We can’t wait to see what’s next for both of you!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Waitress, On Your Feet, Amelie, Kinky Boots, Anastasia, and BroadwayCon!

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THE LIGHT YEARS Begins Previews at Playwrights Horizons, Last Matildapalooza Performance Tonight, and more!

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Tonight is the first preview of The Light Years at Playwrights Horizons! Break a leg to Graydon Yosowitz (The Gold, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) and the rest of the company!

Tonight is also your last chance to see Matildapalooza at Feinstein’s/54 Below! Get tickets and details HERE.

Chloé Bryan (School of Rock) talked to Northern Virginia Magazine!

Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita) will host A Class Act NY’s next cabaret, which will take place on February 27th! The performance will feature lots of kids, including alumni Hayden Bercy (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), Nili Kepets (Dream Street), Christie Kim (The King and I), and Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars). Get more information:

Savvy Crawford (A Little Princess) talked to Pix11 about Amelie! Watch below or on Pix11.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Light Years, The Mother of Invention, Matilda, Amelie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, School of Rock, and Waitress!

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Matildapalooza Performance at 54 Below Tonight, NEWSIES Screenings Begin Across US Tonight, and more!

Another performance of Matildapalooza takes place tonight at Feinstein’s/54 Below! Get tickets and more details HERE.

Tonight is the first night of Newsies screenings all across the United States! Watch the trailer:

Get a sneak peek at Everybody below!

Here is Madison Elizabeth Lagares‘s first set of On Your Feet performance dates!

Watch Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) and Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) on “Law and Order: SVU” on NBC.com!

“The Nut Job 2,” with alum Isabela Moner (Evita), has been pushed back to August! Get more details on IMDb.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, On Your Feet, Sunday in the Park with George, Waitress, Anastasia, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

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SCHOOL OF ROCK Celebrates 500th Performance, Gregory Ye Joins MISS SAIGON, and more!

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Check out pictures of the School of Rock kids celebrating their 500th performance on Broadway.com!

Congratulations to Gregory Ye, who has joined the cast of Miss Saigon! Also, get a sneak peek at rehearsals on BroadwayWorld.com.

Watch the cast of Amelie discuss their show below or on TheaterMania.com!

Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) will take part in TDF Honors on March 20th! Find out more:


You have until this Sunday to catch Alexandria Suarez and Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables) in On Your Feet! See them while you can!

Tonight, Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) and Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) guest star on “Law & Order: SVU” at 9/8c on NBC!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Anastasia, Sunday in the Park with George, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, School of Rock, and The Mother of Invention!

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THE MOTHER OF INVENTION Opens, Mckayla Twiggs Joins ANASTASIA, and more!

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Happy Opening to Isabella Russo (School of Rock) and the rest of the company of The Mother of Invention at Abingdon Theatre Company! Break legs!

Congratulations to Mckayla Twiggs (Les Miserables, Once), who has joined Anastasia as the understudy for Young Anya!

Brandon Niederauer‘s (School of Rock) show in Connecticut has been pushed back! Get more details on the Facebook event.

Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) will interview Newsies stars on the red carpet! Find out more on YesBroadway.com.

In case you missed it, 1984 is coming to Broadway! Get more information on Broadway.com.

Despite the snow in New York City, all shows went on as planned today! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Here’s Jeremy T. Villas (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots) in a new Black History Month Promo for Nickelodeon!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, Waitress, and Amelie!

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Audrey Bennett Joins AMELIE, Alumni Nominated for Young Entertainer Awards, and more!

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Congratulations to Audrey Bennett (The Sound of Music tour), who has joined the cast of Amelie as the standby for Young Amelie! She will perform one show a week and stand by during all the other shows. Audrey makes her Broadway debut in the show!

Four of our alumni have been nominated for Young Entertainer Awards! Check out the full list of nominations HERE, and see the list of our alumni below:

  • Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), Best Supporting Young Actor in an Independent or Film Festival Feature Film for “No Letting Go”
  • Isabela Moner (Evita), Best Young Ensemble Cast – Feature Film for “Middle School”
  • Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Best Young Ensemble Cast – TV Series for “Stranger Things”
  • Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), Best Young Ensemble Cast – TV Series for “Stranger Things

Enter now on TicketCentral.com to win $5 tickets to the first preview of The Light Years at Playwrights Horizons!

EPAs for Broadway’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are coming up! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Tonight is Broadway Against Bullying at 54 Below, featuring the Shapiro Sisters, Abigail Shapiro (Liberty, Grinch) and Milly Shapiro (Charlie Brown, Matilda), and Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita)! Get details HERE.

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) has launched her own cooking show! Watch her first episode:

Here’s your first look at Season 2 of “Stranger Things,” with our alumni Gaten and Caleb!

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


FALSETTOS Cast to Perform at Barnes & Noble, Vote for Gaten Matarazzo in the Shorty Awards, and more!

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Anthony Rosenthal and his Falsettos co-stars will perform at Barnes & Noble to celebrate the release of their cast album! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Vote for Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) in the Shorty Awards HERE!

Congratulations to Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown), who has joined Matilda on tour!

Cate Elefante (Waitress) chats with The Broadway Wiz about her Broadway role HERE!

Alexa Shae Niziak (Women Without Men, Matilda, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, A Christmas Story), as well as Godspell Cast of 2032 alum Montana Byrne, has booked a web series! Find out more:

Alumni Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Sofia Roma Rubino (School of Rock, Matilda), and Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables) are part of the School of Rock promo team! Watch a recent performance here:

Watch the Broadway Matildas perform “When I Grow Up” at Matildapalooza in the video below!

Happy National Equity Swing Day! We honor all past and present Broadway kid swings, like Ellie Kim, Paul Luke Bonenfant, Ava Della Pietra, and Jason Kisare, pictured below at School of Rock!

Our founder Lindsay hung out with Rileigh McDonald (Matilda) in LA last night and had a blast! Here they are together:

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

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