Lucille Lortel Awards Nominations Announced, ALL MY SONS Begins Previews, and more!

Congrats to the companies of What the Constitution Means to Me, Mary Page Marlowe, and Happy Birthday, Wanda June, which all received Lucille Lortel Awards nominations yesterday morning, recognizing excellence in Off-Broadway theatre! Check out the full list of nominees HERE.

  • Outstanding Play – What the Constitution Means to Me, Produced by New York Theatre Workshop, Written by Heidi Schreck
  • Outstanding Revival – Happy Birthday, Wanda June, Produced by Wheelhouse Theater Company, Written by Kurt Vonnegut
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play – Blair Brown, Mary Page Marlowe

Happy first preview to the company of All My Sons at Roundabout Theatre Company! Break a leg!

Gloria Manning (The Lion King tour) has stepped into The Lion King on Broadway!

Congrats to Will Meyers (Generation Me), who guest starred on NBC’s “The Village” this week!

Baylee Littrell (Disaster!) will open for the Backstreet Boys (one of whom is his dad, Brian!) and their DNA World Tour for the North American leg!

Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) and Mikey Sohn (School of Rock) appeared in promos for the Nickelodeon special “The Substitute”!

Check out more photo coverage from opening night of What the Constitution Means to Me on TheaterMania.com! In addition, check out these videos from opening night:

Tonight, watch the Season 2 premiere of “Cloak and Dagger,” with Aubrey Joseph (The Lion King)!

Here’s a video of the cast of Anastasia taking their final bows on closing night!

We spotted Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot) on “Saturday Night Live” last weekend! See if you can find her here:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of What the Constitution Means to Me, Anastasia, and A Time To Rock at The Green Room 42!





SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids to Perform in “A Time To Rock” at The Green Room 42, Zoe Wilson Joins ECO VILLAGE Off-Broadway, and more!

The current kids of School of Rock will take the stage at The Green Room 42 for “A Time To Rock,” presented by Shine Theatre Arts Project! Get tickets HERE.

Zoe Wilson (The Pill, Play Like a Winner, Three Days to See) has been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway production of Eco Village! Previews begin on January 15th. Get more information HERE.

The Broadway Blog praised Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and The Ferryman as some of the best theatre of 2018, and The Ferryman, as well as The Jungle, What the Constitution Means to Me, and This Ain’t No Disco, are highlighted in YesBroadway’s 16 Gifts the Theater Gods Gave Us in 2018!

Mimi Ryder (Frozen) recently stopped by the Fancounters podcast! Listen to her episode HERE.

The updated list of panelists for the “Sing Out, Louise: The Daily Life of a Child on Broadway” panel at BroadwayCon includes Hudson Loverro (School of Rock, Assassins, A Bronx Tale), Anthony Rosenthal (Really Rosie, Falsettos), Trevor Braun (Billy Elliot, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast; currently appearing in The Ferryman), Jaden Waldman (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), and Natalia Bingham (School of Rock tour). It is set to take place on January 12th at 1:45pm in Murray Hill West Room! Get more details on the BroadwayCon schedule site.

Gregory Ye (Miss Saigon) is appearing in this commercial for Betadine!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Kinky Boots, Beetlejuice, School of Rock, The Ferryman, and The Lion King!











MARY PAGE MARLOWE Closes, Cate Elefante Recording Voiceover for “Sesame Street,” and more!

Happy Trails to the company of Mary Page Marlowe! Congratulations on a great run, and we can’t wait to see what’s next for you.

Cate Elefante (Waitress) has recorded another voiceover for “Sesame Street”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, The Lion King, and Frozen!















GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Opening Night Photo and Video Coverage, SCHOOL OF ROCK at Broadway in Bryant Park Tomorrow, and more!

Check out photos from the first official curtain call of Gettin’ The Band Back Together on BroadwayWorld.com!

BroadwayWorld also has pictures from the show’s opening night party HERE!

And here’s Sawyer Nunes chatting about Gettin’ The Band Back Together!

The kids of School of Rock and the teens of Gettin’ The Band Back Together will be performing at Broadway in Bryant Park tomorrow at 12:30pm! Get more details HERE.

NYC Broadway Week is back! Get 2-for-1 tickets for select Broadway shows from September 3rd to 16th. Purchase your tickets now!

Former Broadway kids from Matilda, Les Miserables, and more will perform at 54 Below on August 18th in “Back to Before”!

Also coming up soon for our featured kids and alumni at 54 Below, “Now And Then”!

“The Super,” with Mattea Conforti (Frozen, Matilda, Sunday in the Park with George) and Taylor Richardson (Annie, Smokefall, A Christmas Memory), will arrive in movie theaters on October 19th! Find out more information on Deadline.com.

YBAN’s founder Lindsay got to watch GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) film an episode of Nickelodeon’s “Lip Sync Battle Shorties”! Look for her episode this fall during the show’s second season!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Once On This Island, School of Rock, Waitress, Frozen, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Mary Page Marlowe, The Lion King, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!























GETTIN’ THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Opens on Broadway, THIS AIN’T NO DISCO Closes at Atlantic Theater Company, and more!

Happy Opening to the company of Gettin’ The Band Back Together! Break a leg, everyone!

Happy Trails to Antonio Watson and the company of This Ain’t No Disco, which closed yesterday at Atlantic Theater Company! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Antonio!

Also, Antonio took over Atlantic Theater Company’s Instagram yesterday, and Hudson Loverro took over the School of Rock Instagram! Check out what they posted!

Tonight, the cast of School of Rock made an appearance on Food Network’s “Reality Cupcakes” at 10:30pm!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of This Ain’t No Disco, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Waitress, Anastasia, The Lion King, School of Rock, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Mary Page Marlowe!




























A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE Arriving on DVD, Hayden Bercy in Little League Commercial, and more!

A Christmas Story LIVE will arrive on DVD on November 13th. Please see Amazon.com to pre-order.

Hayden Bercy (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) is now appearing in a Little League commercial on ESPN. Be sure to keep an eye out for him and let us know if you see him!

Here’s another video of Katie Grober (Waitress) on the Today Show! Watch her perform “I’m Yours” with Jason Mraz below:

 

 

And here are more pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, The Lion King, Mary Page Marlowe, and School of Rock!



ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Receives AEA’s Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award, Cate Elefante to Join LES MISERABLES Tour, and more!

Once On This Island is the recipient of AEA’s Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award! Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.

Cate Elefante (Waitress) is joining the national tour of Les Miserables! Congratulations, Cate–we can’t wait to see you on the road!

Tickets are now on sale for “The Early Night Show,” Joshua Turchin (The Pill) and Mckayla Twiggs‘s (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once)! Get them HERE.

Video highlights from Gettin’ The Band Back Together are here!

“Cloak & Dagger,” featuring Aubrey Joseph (The Lion King), is returning for a second season in Spring 2019!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King, School of Rock, Waitress, Anastasia, Frozen, and Mary Page Marlowe!

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“Have It All” with Katie Grober Out Tonight, Joshua Turchin and Mckayla Twiggs to Perform THE EARLY NIGHT SHOW, and more!

Tonight, go see the docu-style movie “Have It All” with Katie Grober (Waitress)!

And this Friday, Katie will be performing “Have It All” with Jason Mraz on the Today Show! More details to come.

Finally, check out Katie performing “Have It All” with the kids from School of Rock!

Joshua Turchin (The Pill) and Mckayla Twiggs (Anastasia, Les Miserables, Once) are putting on their own cabaret show “The Early Night Show” on August 19th! The ticket link will be available soon.

Fun fact! In addition to starring in the national tour of Anastasia starting this fall, Lila Coogan is a former Jane Banks from the Broadway production of Mary Poppins. We can’t wait to see her on the road!

Check out photo coverage from the “Freaky Friday” premiere with kids from The Lion King, Frozen, and more on BroadwayWorld.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, Waitress, Mary Page Marlowe, School of Rock, Frozen, and This Ain’t No Disco!

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Mimi Ryder’s Birthday, Upcoming KINKY BOOTS Cast Changes, and more!

Happy birthday to Mimi Ryder (Frozen)! We hope you had a great day, Mimi!

Jesús Del Orden will take his final bow as Young Lola in Kinky Boots on August 26th. Go see him before then! And congratulations to Eric A. Walker Jr., who will make his Broadway debut as the new Young Lola!

Taylor Caldwell (Really Rosie, Runaways, School of Rock), Gregory Diaz IV (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Matilda), and Julian Silva (The Lion King) all received Outstanding Individual Performance awards from NYMF for their performances in Pedro Pan! Congrats!

Check out the final curtain call at A Bronx Tale!

Nico Bustamante (A Room of My Own) is appearing in an ad for Nerf!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, This Ain’t No Disco, School of Rock, Mary Page Marlowe, Waitress, The Lion King, and Gettin’ The Band Back Together!

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A BRONX TALE Closes on Broadway, Sammy Ramirez Appearing in Ritz Commercial, and more!

Happy Trails to Frankie Leoni, Levi Smith, and the company of A Bronx Tale! Congratulations on a great run, and we can’t wait to see what’s next for you.

Sammy Ramirez (A Christmas Story Live, School of Rock) is appearing in this commercial for Ritz!

I do celebrate with passion! I’m a soccer star on camera 😂!! #ritzcrackers

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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Waitress, School of Rock, Anastasia, Mary Page Marlowe, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, A Bronx Tale, and Frozen!

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