Congratulations to Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) and Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story), who have both been cast in the upcoming movie remake of “Beaches”! Gabby will play Young CC, the younger version of Idina Menzel’s character, and Grace will play Young Hillary, the younger version of Nia Long’s character. Find out more on TVLine.com!
Get your tickets now for Lyrics for Life, which is Saturday, September 10th; they’re going fast! Get more details HERE.
Hear Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) sing from The Lion King on EW.com!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, School of Rock, Matilda, Les Miserables, Ruthless!, and Kinky Boots!
Find out what makes Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) scared about growing up and more on Playbill.com!
Once On This Island is aiming for a Broadway revival! Find out more on Playbill.com.
Tre Jones (The Lion King) and Olivia Chun (The King and I) have been cast in the short film “Curbside Waltz”! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) has booked a guest star role on a TV series! Find out more:
Also, Caleb and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will appear on “The Tonight Show” tomorrow night–find out more on NBC.com. They will also appear at Elsie Fest on September 5th! Get more information about that on Broadway.com.
The Broadway revival of Singin’ in the Rain has been postponed indefinitely. Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.
Get your tickets for Lyrics for Life now! In addition to the performers we previously announced, it will feature Raquel Wallace (Dream Street), Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), Madison Zamor (Dream Street, Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Jete Laurence (Number the Stars), Aimee Laurence (A Little Princess), Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man), Chloe Smith (A Little Princess), Charlotte Wesson (A Little Princess), Isabella Moitoso (A Little Princess), Bobby Becht (Dream Street), Kaitlyn Franck (Dream Street), Alyssa Franck (Dream Street), Zachary Brod (Dream Street, On a Stool at the End of the Bar), Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street), Erin Haggerty (A Little Princess), Dylan Brod (Dream Street), Ellie Kim (Dream Street), Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Grace Mozitis (Dream Street), Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street), Megan Trageser (Dream Street), Nicole Wildy (Dream Street), Ireland Horan (A Little Princess), Katherine LaFountain (A Little Princess), Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), Maya Slaughter (Dream Street), Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars), Rachael McVey (Dream Street), Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street), and McKenzie Mullahey (Dream Street). Find out more HERE.
Anastasia has announced that it will begin Broadway performances on March 23, 2017, with an official opening night of April 24, 2017! Get more information on Broadway.com.
Keaton Tetlow (Lisa and Leonardo) will guest star on season 2 of “Outsiders”! Find out more:
Happy birthday to Meliki Hurd (Matilda)! We hope you had a great day, Meliki!
Congratulations to Willow McCarthy, who made her debut in the title role in Matilda yesterday afternoon!
Congratulations to alum Giuseppe Bausilio (Billy Elliot, Newsies, Irving Berlin’s America), currently performing in Aladdin on Broadway, who has joined the cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of Cats! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com!
Watch the latest installment of “Forever 17,” the backstage vlog at Tuck Everlasting, on Broadway.com!
Congrats to She Loves Me, On Your Feet, Waitress, and Fiddler on the Roof, which have all won Outer Critics Circle Awards! Get the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.
Watch Oona Laurence‘s (Matilda) episode of “Blindspot” on NBC.com!
Kids from Dream Street and The Sound of Music LIVE and their castmates in KOTA’s School of Rock promoted the show recently at Rahway Day in New Jersey! Go see the show May 20-22 (I’m seeing it!), and check out pictures below:
I attended the premiere of “Uncle Gareth” this weekend, which features Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars)! Congrats, Alexa! Check out the pictures below:
Check out Christie Kim (The King and I) singing “Caro mio ben” in this video!
See a day in the life of Baylee Littrell (Disaster!):
We just found this video of the School of Rock kids singing “My Generation” at Puttin on the Brits back in November!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Waitress, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Les Miserables, and Fun Home!
Happy opening to the company of Waitress! Congratulations to Claire and McKenna Keane and everyone else involved!
Congratulations to Aviva Winick (The Sound of Music tour, Grinch tour), who made her Broadway debut as the title role in Matilda today! Get more information in KOTA’s post:
“Little Boxes” is coming to Netflix! Congrats to Oona Laurence (Matilda), Gabriel Rush (Billy Elliot), and Colin Critchley (New York Spring Spectacular, Kinky Boots, Waiting for Godot), who are all featured in it. Get more information on Variety.com.
Lots of Broadway kids will be performing at Tunes in Times Square on May 1st! Get more information on MagicalMusic.org.
Get discount tickets to School of Rock for this Tuesday night! Check out the Instagram post below for the discount code and more information:
Happy Trails to Jahi Diallo Winston, who played his final performance as Young Simba in The Lion King last weekend! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Jahi!
And congratulations to Tre’ Jones, who has made his Broadway debut in The Lion King as Young Simba! Here’s his announcement post on Facebook:
The cast album of First Daughter Suite is now available in stores!
Check out interviews from Lyrics for Life in LA courtesy of Rising Star Magazine in the YouTube playlist below:
On Sunday, Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Billy Elliot, Shrek, Mary Poppins) returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below with a new show! Get more information and check out the updated list of special guests for the show on 54Below.com.
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, Annie, Fun Home, Disaster!, Kinky Boots, and School of Rock!
You can also find more videos from Cabaret for a Cause below!
The Outer Critics Circle nominations will be announced on April 19th! Winners are announced May 9th with an awards ceremony on May 26th.
In case you missed Alexandria Suarez (On Your Feet) on #LiveAtFive with Broadway.com, you can watch it below!
Broadway World has even more pictures from Claire and McKenna Keane‘s photoshoot right outside the Brooke Atkinson Theatre where their Broadway debut show Waitress will begin previews tomorrow! Take a look HERE.
Get your tickets for Jaidyn Young and Emma Howard‘s cabaret at 54 Below on March 30th! I (Lindsay) saw it just a few days ago and we loved it from start to finish! Get your tickets HERE.
And here are more pictures from the kids of Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Les Miserables, Disaster!, and Fun Home!
Congratulations to Raghav Mehrotra and Gianna Harris, who have both joined the company of School of Rock! Raghav will be a swing, and Gianna will play the role of Shonelle; both make their Broadway debut in the show. Read Raghav’s bio HERE, and check out a picture of Gianna before making her Broadway debut below!
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Congratulations to Claire Keane and McKenna Keane, who will make their Broadway debuts in Waitress sharing the role of Lulu! Get more information on TheaterMania.com.
YBAN’s Lindsay saw “Together At Last,” Emma Howard (Matilda, Violet) and Jaidyn Young‘s (Annie) cabaret show, in LA! The show comes to NYC’s 54 Below next week–get tickets and more information HERE! In the meantime, check out Lindsay’s pictures from the performance below:
Bid on tickets to School of Rock and a meet-and-greet with Bobbi MacKenzieHERE!
YBAN talked to the kids and teens of Lyrics for Life in LA about the special night of song and dance to support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention! Thanks to Kids of the Arts for an incredible evening! Read or listen to the interview HERE!
Watch Gabby Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) perform at the Vineyard Theatre gala below or on BroadwayWorld.com!
Here are some behind-the-scenes photos from “Inspired by Punk Rock,” a new film featuring Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars)!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Matilda, Tuck Everlasting, Dream Street, School of Rock, The King and I, Fun Home, and She Loves Me!
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