New WHEN I GROW UP with Niles Fitch, “Pete’s Dragon” Now Available on Netflix, and more!

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The newest edition of our interview series When I Grow Up features Niles Fitch, who made his Broadway debut in The Lion King and later appeared in Our Lady of Kibeho Off-Broadway. Niles now appears in the ensemble of one of this season’s breakout television shows, “This Is Us”! He chatted with our founder Lindsay about life in The Lion King and interactions with “This Is Us” fans; read it HERE!

“Pete’s Dragon,” starring Oona Laurence (Matilda), is now available to watch on Netflix!

All Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, as of right now, are set to play as scheduled tonight and tomorrow! Get more details about that on Playbill.com, and please see respective points of purchase and respective shows for ticket exchanges and deals!

Here’s a video of Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale) singing the National Anthem at Madison Square Garden!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Light Years, Miss Saigon, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Kinky Boots, Sunday in the Park with George, Anastasia, and School of Rock!

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THE LIGHT YEARS Opens at Playwrights Horizons, Special Snow Day Ticket Offer for A BRONX TALE, and more!

Happy opening to the company of The Light Years at Playwrights Horizons! Break a leg!

We will keep you updated on any Broadway or Off-Broadway schedule changes with the upcoming blizzard! For now, we have a special ticket offer from A Bronx Tale for March 14th and 15th! Get more details in the Facebook post below:

Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) guest starred on “Henry Danger” last weekend! You can see her on the show again this Saturday at 8pm on Nick, and check out a clip below:

 

Look out for Suri Chen (Miss Saigon) in the Summer 2017 Children’s Place lookbook!

Check out Jeremy Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story) in this new clip from the new movie “Going In Style”!

 

Watch Zane King Beers (Macbeth) make an appearance on “Shades of Blue” below or on NBC.com!


Deandre Sevon (Runaways, Mother Courage and Her Children) sang backup for Lorde on “Saturday Night Live”! Watch below:

Watch the brand new trailer for “Transformers” with Isabela Moner (Evita)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Amelie, The Light Years, Waitress, Sunday in the Park with George, On Your Feet, and Anastasia!

 

Pictures and Videos from the Kids of ON YOUR FEET, KINKY BOOTS, SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

Check out these pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Waitress, Anastasia, Miss Saigon, Sunday in the Park with George, and BroadwayCon!

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AMELIE Begins Previews, Sneak Peek of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, and more!

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Congratulations to the company of Amelie, which began previews last night! Also, Amelie will get a cast album; get more information including release dates on Playbill.com.

Watch the stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory give a sneak peek of their show on BroadwayWorld.com or below!

Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea, Les Miserables) will sing the National Anthem at Madison Square Garden tomorrow night! Check out a picture of him getting ready below. Also, Athan talked to NYCastings.com about his role in A Bronx Tale!


Easter Bonnet will return in April! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Watch Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) guest star on the Tyler Mount Vlog on Playbill.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Amelie, Anastasia, School of Rock, Miss Saigon, Waitress, The Lion King, Sunday in the Park with George, On Your Feet, and BroadwayCon!

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Bailey Ryon to Teach Workshop in New Jersey, “The Americans” Returns Tonight, and more!

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Bailey Ryon (Matilda) will teach a workshop in New Jersey! Get more details HERE.

Tonight at 8pm was the return of “The Americans,” featuring Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot)! Check out the trailer for Season 5:

Hudson Loverro spoke to Pix11 about A Bronx Tale! Check out the interview on Pix11.com. Also, the cast album of A Bronx Tale will be released digitally on March 24th! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Jasper Newell has joined the cast of Samara, opening at Soho Rep in April! Get more details on SohoRep.org.

Vote for Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and “Stranger Things” in the Shorty Awards HERE!

Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda) has booked a Christmas movie! Here she is on set:


So happy to be filming a super fun and heartwarming movie #film #Christmasmovie #actresslife

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Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) will be on for Marcy in School of Rock on March 22nd at 2pm and for Katie (her debut in this role!) on March 24th at 8pm. Go see her if you can!


Keep your eyes peeled for an upcoming Waitress commercial featuring Ella Dane Morgan! Here’s a look at it:


Watch Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) return to “Saturday Night Live” in this sketch!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Everybody, School of Rock, On Your Feet, Amelie, Anastasia, The Lion King, Miss Saigon, Kinky Boots, BroadwayCon, Kids’ Night On Broadway, and Matildapalooza!

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NEWSIES Returns to Movie Theaters for Final Day, Mehret Marsh to Leave THE LION KING, and more!

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Newsies returned to movie theaters today for one final encore!

Mehret Marsh is set to leave her role as Young Nala in The Lion King soon; go see her while you can!

Kids of the Arts is featured in the online publication Constellation Magazine! There are photos and interviews with KOTA founder Laura Luc as well as young performers Oona Laurence (Matilda), Raquel Wallace (Dream Street), Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street), and Kaci Walfall (The Lion King). Check it out on ConstellationMag.space!

Go vote for Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) in the Shorty Awards on Variety.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, Amelie, Miss Saigon, School of Rock, On Your Feet, Waitress, Sunday in the Park with George, The Lion King, and Newsies!

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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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