NYMF Awards Announced, KINKY BOOTS Sings Cyndi Lauper at 54 Below Tonight, and more!

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Play Like a Winner, Generation Me, and Peace, Love and Cupcakes all won NYMF Awards! Zoe Wilson won an Outstanding Individual Performance Award for Play Like a Winner; Carrie Berk won an Outstanding Individual Performance Award for Peace, Love and Cupcakes, and the show received a special citation for “Building A Movement Through Musical Theatre”; and Milo Manheim and Julia Nightingale won performance awards for Generation Me, as well as Best Musical and many other awards for the show! Find out more in these Facebook and Instagram posts:



The cast of Kinky Boots, including Devin Trey Campbell, Christopher Convery, Jesús Del Orden, and Jake Katzman, is singing the music of Cyndi Lauper at 54 Below! Get more details on 54Below.com.

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) appears in this commercial for Monopoly! Check it out:


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

 

SCHOOL OF ROCK and A BRONX TALE Cast Departures, THE TRAVELING LADY and NYMF Shows Close, and more!

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Happy Trails to Gianna Harris, Brandon Niederauer, Sammy Ramirez, Paul Luke Bonenfant, Raghav Mehrotra, and Jersey Sullivan, who all played their final performance in School of Rock today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you!

Happy Trails to Hudson Loverro, who played his final performance in A Bronx Tale today! Congrats on a great run!

Finally, Happy Trails to the companies of The Traveling Lady, Play Like a Winner, Generation Me, and Peace, Love and Cupcakes, which all finished their runs today! Best of luck in all your future endeavors!

Christian Mullins (Kinky Boots tour) made his Broadway debut in Kinky Boots this week!

Watch footage from the A Bronx Tale performance at this week’s Broadway in Bryant Park below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, Generation Me, A Bronx Tale, The Lion King, Anastasia, and Frozen!

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Happy Belated Birthday to Nicole Scimeca, Avey Noble on “What Would You Do?,” and more!

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Happy Belated Birthday to Nicole Scimeca (Anastasia)! We hope you had a great day!

Alum Avey Noble (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) guest starred on What Would You Do? tonight on ABC at 9pm!

YBAN’s Audrey was at the opening of Peace, Love and Cupcakes last night and had a great time! Congratulations everyone!

Broadway in the Boros featured a performance from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory this afternoon in Borough Hall Plaza!

Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars, Dream Street), Madeleine Pace (Once), and more will be performing at the Broadway Comedy Club on Sunday at 5pm!

Congrats to Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room), who has booked the role of Paco on Lifetime’s upcoming series “YOU”!

Milo Manheim (Generation Me) and his mom Camryn Manheim spoke with the New York Post! Check out the article at NYPost.com!

Zoe Wilson (Play Like A Winner) spoke with The Interval NY! Check out the feature at TheIntervalNY.com!

And check out these pictures and videos from the kids of Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Really Rosie, Anastasia, Generation Me, Marvin’s Room, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

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GENERATION ME Opens at NYMF, Hudson Loverro to Depart A BRONX TALE on Sunday, and more!

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Happy Opening to the company of Generation Me at New York Musical Festival! Break a leg, everyone!

Hudson Loverro will play his final performance in A Bronx Tale on Sunday. Go see him if you can! He will also be performing at this week’s Broadway in Bryant Park with the show; get more details about that on BroadwayWorld.com.


Will Coombs (Matilda tour) will be joining the cast of A Bronx Tale! Congrats, Will!

“Sunny Day,” with Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot, New York Spectacular), will premiere on August 21st at 10am on Nickelodeon! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Check out highlights from Really Rosie on Playbill.com!

Sam Chuck (Les Miserables) has made it into Papermill Playhouse’s conservatory! Find out more on Patch.com.

Get the complete list of tour dates for alum Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) on her new website AlexaValentino.com!

Anastasia will offer an Actors Fund performance! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Guest blogger Wendy Dessler posted on our site earlier today, giving tips on the care and keeping of a dancer! Read her post HERE.

Nala Hamilton (The Lion King) will make special appearances at the Actors Connection summer camp this week! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Savvy Crawford (Amelie, A Little Princess) has booked a film with Sofia Vergara! Find out more:


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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Peace, Love and Cupcakes and Generation Me!

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WAITRESS Getting Broadway.com Vlog, Alexandra Underwood to Guest Star on “Raven’s Home,” and more!

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Waitress is getting a Broadway.com vlog! Get more details HERE.

Alexandra Underwood (The Lion King) will guest star on “Raven’s Home” on August 18th at 8pm on Disney Channel!

Tonight’s Broadway in the Boros event, which was scheduled to include a screening of Newsies at Williamsbridge Park Oval, has been pushed back due to inclement weather! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

You can get your tickets for the annual Newsies reunion concert at 54 Below HERE! It is currently set to include Giuseppe Bausilio (Billy Elliot, Newsies, Irving Berlin’s America), David Guzman (Newsies), Luca Padovan (Marvin’s Room, School of Rock, Newsies), and Andy Richardson (Newsies, Gypsy, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!).

Watch Broadway alumni Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Sadie Sink (The Audience, Annie) talk “Stranger Things” at Comic Con!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Generation Me, Play Like a Winner, The Lion King, Anastasia, On Your Feet, and School of Rock!

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Casey Nadzam’s Birthday, SCHOOL OF ROCK Swings and Understudies Going On This Week, and more!

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Happy belated birthday to Casey Nadzam (Peace, Love and Cupcakes)! We hope you had a great day!

Today through Wednesday, you can catch Chloé Bryan on as Tomika and Ellie Kim on as Madison in School of Rock! Also, Ellie will be on as Shonelle on Friday!

Zoe Wilson and her Play Like a Winner castmates sat with Times Square Chronicles to talk about their show! Read the interview on T2COnline.com.

The teens of Peace, Love and Cupcakes chatted about their show and did the Cupcake Challenge; check it out on BroadwayWiz.com!

Generation Me will have a preview concert at 54 Below on Sunday! Find out more HERE.

Once On This Island is holding an open casting call for African-American girls ages 7-11! Get more details:

And here are pictures from the kids of On Your Feet, Frozen, Miss Saigon, School of Rock, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, and Anastasia!

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SCHOOL OF ROCK at Broadway in Bryant Park, GENERATION ME Coming to NYMF, and more!

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Today at 12:30pm, the kids of School of Rock performed at Broadway in Bryant Park! Watch their performance below or on TheaterMania.com:

Generation Me is coming soon to NYMF, with a cast that includes high school age teens! Find out more on NYMF.org.

Check out pictures from opening night of Assassins at New York City Center on Playbill.com!

The Emmy Award nominations were announced this morning, and many projects featuring our alumni received nominations! Here’s a list:

  • “Stranger Things,” featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), received 18 nominations including Outstanding Drama Series
  • “This Is Us,” featuring Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King), received 11 nominations including Outstanding Drama Series
  • “Big Little Lies,” featuring young theater critic Iain Armitage, received 16 nominations including Outstanding Limited Series
  • Hairspray Live, featuring Shahadi Wright Joseph (School of Rock, The Lion King), received 7 nominations including Outstanding Special Class Program
  • “The Americans,” featuring Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), received 4 nominations
  • “Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors,” featuring Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine), received 1 nomination for Outstanding Television Movie
  • “Once Upon A Sesame Street Christmas,” featuring Kolette Tetlow (Iowa), received 1 nomination for Outstanding Children’s Program

The Creative Arts Emmys will air on September 16th at 8pm EST on FXX, and the Primetime Emmy Awards will occur on September 17th at 8pm EST on CBS. Get the full list of nominations on Emmys.com! Congrats, everyone!

Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea, Les Miserables) is returning to A Bronx Tale this weekend! He will perform July 14th at 8pm, July 15th at 2pm and 8pm, and July 16th at 3pm. Find out more:


Check out Paul Luke Bonenfant‘s (School of Rock) new original song!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, On Your Feet, Peace, Love and Cupcakes, A Bronx Tale, and Miss Saigon!

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