Drama Desk Award Nominations Announcement Tomorrow, SAMARA Extends Run, and more!

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Remember to tune in to the Drama Desk Award nominations, streaming on TheaterMania beginning at 10am EST tomorrow morning! Get more details HERE.

Samara has extended its run through May 14th! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

Watch the full episode of “The Americans” featuring Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess) on FXNetworks.com!

Check out pictures of the cast of Waitress celebrating the show’s 1-year anniversary on BroadwayWorld.com!

The Lion King took home Best Presentation at this year’s BC/EFA Easter Bonnet Competition, and Sunday in the Park with George raised the second most amount of money! Find out more about the Easter Bonnet results on Playbill.com.

Gabby Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) has joined the cast of a reading of Pamela’s First Musical! Find out more about the reading and the show, based on a children’s book by Wendy Wasserstein, on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), who has been cast in Marvin’s Room! The show will bow on Broadway this summer with Roundabout Theatre Company. Also, Luca talked about what it’s like to be a kid on Broadway on Backstage.com!

Take a look at some pictures from yesterday’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular for the role of Clara!



Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) has booked his first horror film! Find out more and see some pictures of Jake on set:


Ethan Haberfield (Mary Poppins) and Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) will host A Time To Shine on May 7th! The lineup includes Jeremy Todd Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story). Get more details:


I'm so excited to be doing a new cabaret on May 7 hosted by 2 of my good friends, Ethan Haberfield and Analise Scarpaci.

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Lianah Sta. Ana appears in Week 5 of the “American Dream” Broadway.com vlog at Miss Saigon! Watch it below:

Paul Luke Bonenfant will go on for Zack in School of Rock on April 28th, April 29th, and May 1st! Find out more in his Instagram post:


Come see me as Zack in @sormusical this Friday, Saturday, and Monday!! (28,29,1st) #guitar #broadwaykids @broadwayunderstudies

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And here are pictures from the kids of Waitress and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

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CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Announces Cast Album and Rush Policy, ANNIE Celebrates 40th Anniversary, and more!

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has announced that they will record a cast album and that they will begin a policy for rush tickets! Get more details about both on TheaterMania.com.

Happy 40th Anniversary to Annie, which originally opened on Broadway on this day in 1977!

“Shadowhunters,” starring Broadway alum Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music), has been renewed for its third season! Find out more on Deadline.com.

The casts of Kinky Boots, The Lion King, A Bronx Tale, and many other shows will perform at this year’s Easter Bonnet Competition! In addition, Waitress and Sunday in the Park with George will be among the shows honored in a bonnet parade. Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) featured in US Weekly!


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

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THE LIGHT YEARS Closes at Playwrights Horizons, Pictures from THE LION KING, and more!

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Happy Trails to Graydon Peter Yosowitz (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) and the company of The Light Years, which closed at Playwrights Horizons tonight! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Graydon!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Waitress, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Amelie!

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Pictures and Videos from the Kids of WAITRESS, THE LION KING, ON YOUR FEET, and more!

Check out these pictures and videos from the kids of Waitress, The Lion King, On Your Feet, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Miss Saigon, School of Rock, Anastasia, and Sunday in the Park with George!

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