Rileigh McDonald’s Birthday, GOOD FOR OTTO Opens Off-Broadway, and more!

Happy birthday to Rileigh McDonald (Good for Otto, Matilda)! We hope you had a great day, Rileigh!

Also, happy opening to Rileigh and the company of Good for Otto! Break a leg!

Grace Mozitis (Dream Street) will be performing in her school’s production of Cinderella! Find out more:

You can now purchase a brand new EP from Sawyer Nunes (Gettin’ The Band Back Together) wherever music is sold!

Cate Elefante (Waitress) and Tyler Wladis (A Christmas Story Live) recently completed a workshop production of Ragtime on Ellis Island!

Get ready for the first Friday Forty of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Frozen, Anastasia, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and The Winter’s Tale!

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Jake Katzman Departs KINKY BOOTS, SCHOOL OF ROCK and THIS FLAT EARTH Offering Discount Tickets, and more!

Happy Trails to Jake Katzman, who played his final performance as Young Charlie in Kinky Boots on Sunday! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Jake!

School of Rock is offering discounts for tomorrow’s matinee! Check them out on Telecharge.com.

You can enter to win $5 tickets to the first preview of This Flat Earth on TicketCentral.com!

Some of the original cast of School of Rock reunited for an episode of “Wonderama”! Watch below:

Frozen is holding an open call next week for kids! Get more details:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Frozen, Anastasia, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

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“The Greatest Showman” and “The Post” Nominated for Oscars Tonight, Spotify Playlist Curated by Caleb McLaughlin, and more!

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Tune in tonight at 5pm PST/8pm EST on ABC to see if “The Greatest Showman” and “The Post,” featuring many of our alumni, take home Oscars!

Check out a special playlist on Spotify curated by Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Frozen, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Waitress, The Lion King, and more!

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“Six Minutes” Podcast Features Shahadi Wright Joseph and Ava DeMary, BroadwayWorld Kid Critics at Kids’ Night On Broadway, and more!

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“Six Minutes,” a new podcast for kids and teens, features Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) and Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot)! It’s available now on iTunes.

The BroadwayWorld Kid Critics, one of whom is Tai Sandhu (Peace, Love and Cupcakes), went inside the Kids’ Night On Broadway party and chatted with the young stars of today! Check it out on BroadwayWorld.com or below:

Keep an eye out for Rachel Quiner (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) modeling for Gaynor Minden!

Kenneth Aikens (The Lion King) won Amateur Night at the Apollo! Watch his winning performance:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Waitress, A Bronx Tale, Frozen, The Lion King, Anastasia, and Kinky Boots!

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Sawyer Nunes Joins GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER on Broadway, THE HARD PROBLEM Coming Off-Broadway, and more!

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Congratulations to Sawyer Nunes (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda), who will return to Broadway in Gettin’ The Band Back Together! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

The Hard Problem will make its Off-Broadway debut in October! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) has booked a pilot for ABC! Get more information on Deadline.com.

Bye Bye Birdie Live has been pushed back to 2019! Find out more on Broadway.com.

According to TheaterMania.com, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will offer a “Friday Forty” lottery every week for the chance to purchase $40 tickets!

Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) is finishing up an industry reading of Lawdy Miss Clawdy! Check it out on BroadwayWorld.com.

Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) talked to Playbill.com about what she learned from working on “The Greatest Showman” and “The Post”!

Radio City Christmas Spectacular is looking for girls under 14 to play Clara in this year’s show! Take a look at the audition notice on Rockettes.com.

Be sure to watch Olivia Bond (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) on “Masterchef Jr,” which returns with a brand new season tonight at 8pm on Fox!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, School of Rock, Frozen, and Kinky Boots!

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Demi Singleton’s Birthday, THE FERRYMAN Coming to Broadway, and more!

Happy belated birthday to Demi Singleton (The Lion King)! We hope you had a great day, Demi!

The Ferryman is coming to Broadway this fall! Casting is TBA. Get more information on Broadway.com!

Check out pictures from Kids’ Night On Broadway on BroadwayWorld.com and Playbill.com!

Once On This Island celebrated its 100th performance yesterday! Congratulations to the cast and crew! Get more details on TheaterMania.com. Also, the show has announced a tour! Find out more about that on BroadwayWorld.com.

Alum Isabela Moner (Evita) will co-star in the upcoming film “Instant Family”! Get more information on Deadline.com.

Mia Williamson (Once On This Island) recently spoke with Her Hands Are about her Broadway debut! Read the interview HERE.

Read about Madison Elizabeth Lagares‘s (School of Rock, On Your Feet) career thus far on BroadwayWiz.com!

Broadway alumni Keaton Whittaker (A Little Night Music), Kylie Goldstein (Les Miserables), and Jenny Mollet (The Color Purple) are currently appearing in Cincinnati Conservatory of Music’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar! Get tickets HERE.

You can catch alum Tyrah Skye Odoms (Annie) in High School Musical Jr. at the Ritz Theatre Company this April! Find out more about the production on RitzTheatreCo.org.

Alumni Christina Jimenez (Runaways), Maxwell Cabral (Runaways), Kenneth Cabral (Runaways), Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda), and Leonay Shepherd (Little Miss Sunshine) are performing in PPAS’s production of West Side Story, which goes up in two weeks! Get more details on PPASMainstage.com.

Yesterday night, Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita) performed in the Jane Eyre concert at 54 Below! Find out more about the event HERE.

The upcoming film “Malicious,” featuring Joy Kate Lawson (A Little Princess), will be released this summer! Find out more about the movie in the Hollywood Reporter.

School of Rock kids Rachel Katzke, Colin Lauri, and Cory Logan chatted about their show with Westchester Family! Check out the article HERE.

Watch Gabrielle Greene (School of Rock) sing the National Anthem!

Go watch “Seven Seconds” on Netflix now, with Broadway alum Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Shrek, Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins) appearing in the first episode!

#sevenseconds streaming now on Netflix! catch me in episode 1!

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Tai Sandhu (Peace, Love and Cupcakes) was on hand at yesterday’s Kids’ Night On Broadway party on behalf of BroadwayWorld!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Good for Otto, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, A Bronx Tale, Waitress, Frozen, and Anastasia!

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“Roxanne Roxanne” Trailer with Alumni Taliyah Whitaker and Eden Duncan-Smith, and Pictures and Videos from ANASTASIA, SCHOOL OF ROCK, and FROZEN!

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Here’s the trailer for “Roxanne Roxanne,” with alumni Taliyah Whitaker (brownsville song (b-side for tray)) and Eden Duncan-Smith (Fences, The Lion King)!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Anastasia, School of Rock, and Frozen!

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FROZEN Begins Previews, Pictures and Videos from SCHOOL OF ROCK, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, and more!

Happy first preview to the company of Frozen!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Once On This Island, Frozen, The Lion King, Anastasia, and A Bronx Tale!

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ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Cast Album Available on Entertainment Weekly, Rileigh McDonald Featured in The New York Times, and more!

The cast album of Once On This Island is available for listening on Entertainment Weekly!

Rileigh McDonald (Good for Otto, Matilda) is featured in The New York Times!

This year’s Hollywood Bowl summer musical production is Annie! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Brooke Timber (Ballyturk) is now appearing in a campaign for Sarah Jessica Parker’s new clothing line for GapKids!

Broadway Kids Jam covered “Opening Up” from Waitress! The video features Carly Gendell (School of Rock), Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once), Joshua Turchin (The Pill), Diego Lucano (Peace, Love and Cupcakes, School of Rock), Madeleine Pace (Once), and Hudson Loverro (A Bronx Tale). Watch below:

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

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Alumni Rachel Arianna and Olivia Fanders Performing in Regional Productions, Catherine Missal to Guest Star on “The Blacklist,” and more!

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Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) is currently performing in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee in Connecticut through February 24th! Get tickets to see her on SquareFootTheatre.com.

Alum Olivia Fanders (A Little Princess) is also set to perform regionally very soon! You can catch her in Gypsy at the Riverside Theatre in Florida this March!

Catherine Missal (A Tale of Two Cities, Mary Poppins) has booked a guest star spot on “The Blacklist”!

Fina Strazza (Matilda, Animal) has wrapped filming on a movie called “Callahan”!

The University of Alabama spoke with Madalen Yarbrough Mills‘s (School of Rock) mom, Jamie, about balancing the life of a child actor on Broadway! Read the article on UA.edu.

And here are pictures from the kids of Good for Otto and School of Rock!