Tony Awards List of Winners and Coverage, Free RUNAWAYS Performance Tomorrow, and more!

Congratulations to Once On This Island and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on their wins at last night’s Tony Awards! View the entire list on NYTimes.com.

If you missed the Tonys last night, or just want to watch it again, you can check out the full ceremony via CBS.com; find out more on BroadwayWorld!

Here’s the cast of Once On This Island performing:

We also have the full performance from Mean Girls, with alum Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime)!

Here’s the company of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child accepting their Tony Award for Best Play:

And here’s Once On This Island accepting Best Revival of a Musical!

Tomorrow, Runaways will present a free performance at the Delacorte Theater, courtesy of The Public Theater! You can get information about tickets HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Once On This Island, Frozen, School of Rock, and more, including lots of Tony-related photos!

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RUNAWAYS Gala Staging Cast Announced, Broadway in the Boros and Tony Awards Performance Lineups, and more!

The full cast for next week’s Public Theater gala staging of Runaways has been announced, and it features many of the Encores! cast members from 2016, as well as several new cast members, some of whom are Broadway and tour alumni! Take a look at the full list of performers on Playbill.com.

A Bronx Tale, Once On This Island, and Kinky Boots will be among the shows taking part in Broadway in the Boros this summer! Find out more on TheaterMania.com.

The casts of Frozen and Once On This Island will perform at the Tony Awards this Sunday! Get more details HERE.

Ayla Schwartz‘s (Frozen) mom Elaine chatted about raising a child actress on Broadway with KidGooRoo.com!

And here are pictures from the kids of Anastasia, Waitress, and School of Rock!

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YBAN Founder Lindsay’s Birthday, John Allyn to Depart SCHOOL OF ROCK, YBAN Class of 2018, and more!

Happy birthday to YBAN’s founder Lindsay! We hope you had a great day!

John Allyn will play his final performance as Billy in School of Rock on July 29th. See him before then if you can!

Congratulations to YBAN’s Class of 2018!

Ayla Schwartz (Frozen) was recently interviewed on KidGooRoo.com!

“Shadowhunters,” with alum Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music), will end in spring 2019. Get more information on Deadline.com.

You can soon do your own production of Waitress, courtesy of MTI! Find out more about the licensing rights on BroadwayWorld.com.

The kids of Broadway recently volunteered with Broadway Serves! Check out pictures:

Samuel Li Weintraub (Miss Saigon) has booked a film! More details to come.

Watch Mimi Ryder and Mattea Conforti battle it out in Matilda trivia in this week’s Frozen vlog!

Robert Montano (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) has booked a project with HBO!

The free performance of Runaways is a week from yesterday!

#runaways @publictheaterny

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

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Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations Announced, Free Encore Performance of RUNAWAYS, and more!

Frozen, 1984, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Once On This Island, Anastasia, Waitress, and Kinky Boots have all been nominated for Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Check out the full list on Broadway.com.

Runaways will have a free encore performance! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Olivia Bond (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) finished her run on “MasterChef Junior” just short of the Top 5. We’re so proud of you, Olivia!

❌SPOILER ALERT❌ I didn’t make it to the semi finales. 😭 Masterchef Junior has been an experience of a lifetime. It has taught me so much, and I’ve had a blast working on it. I have made so many new friends, and it is the best thing that’s ever happened to me. And I promise, I will keep on cooking, and perfect those macarons! 😂I just wanted to thank some very special people who have helped me throughout my masterchef journey! My Mom & Dad…They have done so much and I wouldn’t be where I am today without them. They have supported me so much! 💕I would love to thank my little brother & Big Sis, Remy. I loved having you, (my best friend) on masterchef with me! 💖 and Damian, you have given me so much support, and I couldn’t ask for a better brother! ❤️ love ya! 😘 I would like to thank the extraordinary, Karolina. You have helped me get where I am today, you met me the second day I was born, and I love you so much! 💗I would like to thank My godmother, Lin, my sister from another mister, Katrina, & her parents Jeff and Lizztte. Everyone has helped me so much on this jouney! And I wanted to thank my friends, for being there for me. My masterchef Junior friends and my new and old friends. I just wanted to say thank you💗😘

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Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock) will promote her new EP at Rockwood Music Hall!

Check out these performance videos from Tunes in Times Square!

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Also, here are pictures from Tunes in Times Square!


And check out this picture from the kids of School of Rock!

Full TUNES IN TIMES SQUARE Lineup Announced, Sami Bray and Gregory Diaz IV in ZURICH Off-Off-Broadway, and more!

Get the full list of Tunes in Times Square performers on MagicalMusic.org! Madison Elizabeth Lagares (School of Rock), who we announced as one of the performers, is scheduled to appear at 5:15pm.

Zurich is playing Off-Off-Broadway right now at New York Theatre Workshop with Sami Bray (1984) and Gregory Diaz IV (Matilda, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown) in the cast! Find out more on NYTW.org.

Go check out Finn Douglas (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) in “After Forever” on Amazon Prime!

Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars) recently provided voiceover for a new animation pilot, and has also booked another new project–details on that one are TBA. Check out her posts for more information!

You can catch the American Theater Wing’s Centennial Gala, with Evie Dolan (School of Rock), streaming now on BroadwayHD! Here’s a clip of Evie’s performance:

Nala Hamilton (The Lion King) will be joining the tour of The Lion King, just for this week!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Kinky Boots, Gettin’ The Band Back Together, School of Rock, Waitress, Frozen, and The Lion King!


THE LION KING Open Call at the Apollo Theater Today, Alyssa Marvin Guest Stars on “A Crime to Remember,” and more!

Break a leg to all those who attended the open call for The Lion King today at the Apollo Theater!

Congrats to Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars, Dream Street), who recently guest starred on an episode of “A Crime to Remember” on Investigation Discovery!

Nicole Scimeca was recognized during Anastasia‘s 400th performance for performing 398 out of the show’s 400 performances!

Here’s an article where Olivia Bond (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and her sister Remy chat about competing on “MasterChef Junior”!

Check out this picture of the cast of Runaways rehearsing for the Public Theater gala! Be sure to get your tickets!

The cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child met J.K. Rowling!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Frozen, The Lion King, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, Waitress, School of Rock, and Once On This Island!

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Meliki Hurd on Tonight’s Series Premiere of “The Last O.G.,” Mia Williamson to Lead Storytelling and Arts and Crafts at Sugar Hill Children’s Museum, and more!

Tonight, Meliki Hurd (Matilda) appeared on the series premiere of “The Last O.G.” at 10:30 on TBS!

ITS TONIGHT! @thelastogtbs Y’all aren’t readyyyy!! #thelastog

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Mia Williamson (Once On This Island) will lead a storytelling and arts and crafts day at Sugar Hill Children’s Museum! Get more details HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Frozen, Waitress, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Anastasia, and more, including some of our alumni volunteering with Broadway Serves!

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RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Girls Featured in Dance Spirit, Hannah Nordberg in “Overboard,” and more!

Get to know Radio City Christmas Spectacular performers Rachel Quiner, Josabella Morton, and Emerson Tate Alexander in an article on DanceSpirit.com!

Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) will appear in the upcoming film “Overboard” with Anna Faris! Here’s the trailer:

Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) and Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) have booked a project with Nickelodeon! Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Waitress, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Miss Saigon, and The Lion King!

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RUNAWAYS Cast to Headline Public Theater’s Gala, “The Greatest Showman” Out in Theaters Now, and more!

The cast of New York City Center’s Runaways will headline the Public Theater’s 2018 gala! Get tickets HERE.

“The Greatest Showman” is out in theaters now! It features Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street), Sawyer Niehaus (Fun Home), Emerson Tate Alexander (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), Rachel Quiner (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Madison Smith (Matilda), Rocco Wu (The King and I), and Kathryn Zimmer (Matilda). Congrats to all involved!

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will release more tickets in February of 2018! Get more details:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, The Thing With Feathers, School of Rock, Anastasia, Frozen, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Waitress!

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CABARET FOR A CAUSE Videos, Alumni to Appear on Upcoming Episodes of “Sesame Street,” and more!

We now have more videos from Cabaret for a Cause! First, here’s Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda) performing “Lifeboat”:

Check out Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, A Little Princess, Evita) singing “Hold Me Now” and accompanying herself on guitar:

Several of our alumni are slated to guest star on two different episodes of “Sesame Street”! One of them will feature Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), Eduardo Hernandez (Really Rosie, On Your Feet), and Tori Feinstein (Matilda), along with tour kid Ellie Poon (A Christmas Story tour). The other will feature Ellie Kim (School of Rock, Dream Street) and Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock). Find out more below!

A holiday edition of Anastasia‘s Broadway.com vlog “Royal Misfits” is up on YouTube now! Watch below:

“The Son,” with alum Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), will return in June 2018! Get more details:

“The Punisher,” with Ripley Sobo (Matilda, Once), will return for a second season!

Abigail Dylan Harrison (A Christmas Story Live, Ruthless!) has booked a voiceover gig! Here she is in the studio:

Also, Abbey was spotlighted on LoHud.com recently! Check out the article HERE.

A Christmas Story Live kids Hayley Shukiar and Marcello Silva are from the same town, and their town’s newspaper, the Thousand Oaks Acorn, featured them! Read the article on TOAcorn.com.

Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) spoke about “The Greatest Showman” with MyTwinTiers.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Christmas Story Live, Cabaret for a Cause, Frozen, School of Rock, and the original Broadway cast of A Christmas Story!

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