Brandon Niederauer’s Birthday, YBAN Visits Waitress, and more!

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Happy Birthday to School of Rock star Brandon Niederauer! We hope you had an amazing birthday!

We also want to wish a very Happy Birthday to our web assistant Audrey! Thank you for all you do for the website and we hope you had a wonderful day. Speaking of Audrey, she and Emily visited the diner over at Waitress last night and met up with Ella Dane Morgan post show. Great job, Ella!

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The Outer Critics Circle nominations will be announced on April 25th. Winners to be announced on May 8th. The Outer Critics Circle is the official organization of writers on the New York theater for out-of-town newspapers, national publications, and other media beyond Broadway.

Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables) has booked a pilot! We will announce more details as we get them. Congrats, Ella!

The stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory talked with Broadway.com about their show. Watch below!

And here are more pictures from WaitressKinky BootsMiss SaigonSchool of Rock, and On Your Feet!

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New WHEN I GROW UP with Niles Fitch, “Pete’s Dragon” Now Available on Netflix, and more!

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The newest edition of our interview series When I Grow Up features Niles Fitch, who made his Broadway debut in The Lion King and later appeared in Our Lady of Kibeho Off-Broadway. Niles now appears in the ensemble of one of this season’s breakout television shows, “This Is Us”! He chatted with our founder Lindsay about life in The Lion King and interactions with “This Is Us” fans; read it HERE!

“Pete’s Dragon,” starring Oona Laurence (Matilda), is now available to watch on Netflix!

All Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, as of right now, are set to play as scheduled tonight and tomorrow! Get more details about that on Playbill.com, and please see respective points of purchase and respective shows for ticket exchanges and deals!

Here’s a video of Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale) singing the National Anthem at Madison Square Garden!

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

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Suri Chen Joins MISS SAIGON, SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids Talk About Their #MusicInspires Moments, and more!

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Congratulations to Suri Chen, who has joined the company of Miss Saigon as Tam! Suri will make her Broadway debut. Find out more:

Check out Raghav Mehrotra (School of Rock) and Ruth Righi (School of Rock) talking with Little Kids Rock about their #MusicInspires moments!

Check out pictures from the recent event at the Smith Center for Cabaret Jazz with Christopher Convery (Kinky Boots) on ReviewJournal.com!

The School of Rock kids shared their favorite NYC spots with BroadwayCollection.com!

The stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory talked about their show with Playbill.com!

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

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AMELIE Begins Previews, Sneak Peek of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, and more!

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Congratulations to the company of Amelie, which began previews last night! Also, Amelie will get a cast album; get more information including release dates on Playbill.com.

Watch the stars of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory give a sneak peek of their show on BroadwayWorld.com or below!

Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea, Les Miserables) will sing the National Anthem at Madison Square Garden tomorrow night! Check out a picture of him getting ready below. Also, Athan talked to NYCastings.com about his role in A Bronx Tale!


Easter Bonnet will return in April! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Watch Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) guest star on the Tyler Mount Vlog on Playbill.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Amelie, Anastasia, School of Rock, Miss Saigon, Waitress, The Lion King, Sunday in the Park with George, On Your Feet, and BroadwayCon!

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AMELIE Announces Rush and Lottery Policies, Drama Desk Nominations to be Announced April 27th, and more!

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Amelie has announced its policies for rush and lottery tickets! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

The Drama Desk nominations will be announced on April 27th! Find out more on Playbill.com.

Watch the trailer for “Lemon,” featuring Finn Douglas (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), below!

LEMON Trailer from Simon Taufique on Vimeo.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Sunday in the Park with George, School of Rock, Waitress, Amelie, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, and BroadwayCon!

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Bailey Ryon to Teach Workshop in New Jersey, “The Americans” Returns Tonight, and more!

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Bailey Ryon (Matilda) will teach a workshop in New Jersey! Get more details HERE.

Tonight at 8pm was the return of “The Americans,” featuring Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot)! Check out the trailer for Season 5:

Hudson Loverro spoke to Pix11 about A Bronx Tale! Check out the interview on Pix11.com. Also, the cast album of A Bronx Tale will be released digitally on March 24th! Get more information on Playbill.com.

Jasper Newell has joined the cast of Samara, opening at Soho Rep in April! Get more details on SohoRep.org.

Vote for Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), and “Stranger Things” in the Shorty Awards HERE!

Brooklyn Nelson (Matilda) has booked a Christmas movie! Here she is on set:


So happy to be filming a super fun and heartwarming movie #film #Christmasmovie #actresslife

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Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) will be on for Marcy in School of Rock on March 22nd at 2pm and for Katie (her debut in this role!) on March 24th at 8pm. Go see her if you can!


Keep your eyes peeled for an upcoming Waitress commercial featuring Ella Dane Morgan! Here’s a look at it:


Watch Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) return to “Saturday Night Live” in this sketch!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Everybody, School of Rock, On Your Feet, Amelie, Anastasia, The Lion King, Miss Saigon, Kinky Boots, BroadwayCon, Kids’ Night On Broadway, and Matildapalooza!

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IF I FORGET Opens at Roundabout Theatre Company, Athan Sporek Joins “Butterbean’s Cafe,” and more!

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Happy opening to Seth Michael Steinberg and the company of If I Forget at Roundabout Theatre Company! Break legs!

Athan Sporek (A Bronx Tale, A Day by the Sea, Les Miserables) has joined Nick Jr.’s “Butterbean’s Cafe”! Find out more HERE.

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) will perform two shows at Blue Note Jazz Club! Get more details on BlueNote.net.

Get your first look at Sunday in the Park with George on Broadway.com!

Check out pictures from press day at Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Broadway.com and TheaterMania.com!

Take a look at pictures from opening night of Everybody on TheaterMania.com!

Evie Dolan (School of Rock) and Rozi Baker (Shrek, Mary Poppins, Bonnie & Clyde) will join Drew Gasparini at 54 Below on March 20th! Get more details on 54Below.com.

There’s only two more days until our newest Broadway Kid alumni interview!

Get a sneak peek at Inside Edition’s segment on the 40th anniversary of Annie below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, The Lion King, and School of Rock!

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EVERYBODY Opens at Signature Theatre Company, Alexa Shae Niziak Joins THE MOTHER OF INVENTION, and more!

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Happy opening to Lilyana Tiare Cornell (Les Miserables) and the company of Everybody at the Signature Theatre Company! Break legs!

Break a leg to Alexa Shae Niziak (Women Without Men, Matilda, A Christmas Story, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), who begins performances in The Mother of Invention tonight as Ryder!

Madison Elizabeth Lagares and Amaris Sanchez will both join the cast of On Your Feet this week as Little Gloria!

When I Grow Up, our Broadway kid alumni interview series, returns on Friday! Any guesses?

Check out photo coverage from press day at Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Playbill.com!

Take a look at highlights from If I Forget below or on BroadwayWorld.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, On Your Feet, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Anastasia, and Waitress!


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THE LIGHT YEARS Begins Previews at Playwrights Horizons, Last Matildapalooza Performance Tonight, and more!

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Tonight is the first preview of The Light Years at Playwrights Horizons! Break a leg to Graydon Yosowitz (The Gold, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) and the rest of the company!

Tonight is also your last chance to see Matildapalooza at Feinstein’s/54 Below! Get tickets and details HERE.

Chloé Bryan (School of Rock) talked to Northern Virginia Magazine!

Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita) will host A Class Act NY’s next cabaret, which will take place on February 27th! The performance will feature lots of kids, including alumni Hayden Bercy (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), Nili Kepets (Dream Street), Christie Kim (The King and I), and Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars). Get more information:

Savvy Crawford (A Little Princess) talked to Pix11 about Amelie! Watch below or on Pix11.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Light Years, The Mother of Invention, Matilda, Amelie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Anastasia, School of Rock, and Waitress!

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Matildapalooza Performance at 54 Below Tonight, NEWSIES Screenings Begin Across US Tonight, and more!

Another performance of Matildapalooza takes place tonight at Feinstein’s/54 Below! Get tickets and more details HERE.

Tonight is the first night of Newsies screenings all across the United States! Watch the trailer:

Get a sneak peek at Everybody below!

Here is Madison Elizabeth Lagares‘s first set of On Your Feet performance dates!

Watch Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) and Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) on “Law and Order: SVU” on NBC.com!

“The Nut Job 2,” with alum Isabela Moner (Evita), has been pushed back to August! Get more details on IMDb.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, On Your Feet, Sunday in the Park with George, Waitress, Anastasia, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

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