Broadway Kids Spread Autism Awareness, GiaNina in Modeling Contest, and more!

Broadway kids like Grace Matwijec (Matilda) and Sam Poon (The King and I) appear in this music video to spread awareness for Autism! Take a look at the original music video below:

GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda) is competing in a modeling contest for Jo + Jax! You can vote for her at THIS LINK.

And here are more pictures from the kids of Les Miserables, Matilda, Fun Home, The Lion King, Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, New York Spring Spectacular, Doctor Zhivago, and The Nether!


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BREAKING: Lucille Lortel Nominations Announced; Sophia Anne Caruso Receives Nom!

The Nether The Lucille Lortel nominations were just announced! HUGE congratulations to Sophia Anne Caruso who is nominated for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for her work in The Nether. You can read the full list of nominations at BroadwayWorld.com or if you want to just view the nominations for our featured productions, you can view the list below. Congratulations to all the nominees!

 

 

brownsville song (b-side for tray) – 1
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

City of Conversation – 2
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

The Nether – 5
Outstanding Play
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Outstanding Scenic Design
Outstanding Lighting Design
Outstanding Sound Design

The Library – 1
Outstanding Lighting Design

Our Lady of Kibeho – 2
Outstanding Director
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play

Punk Rock – 2
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Outstanding Lighting Design

Caleb McLaughlin in THE PAINTED ROCKS…, Lilla Crawford Singing Sondheim, and more!

Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King) will return to NYC in Off-Broadway’s The Painted Rocks At Revolver Creek at Pershing Center’s Signature Theatre! The production runs Apr. 21-May 31 with opening night set for May 11. Additionally, Caleb has booked a new feature film, which we will have details about soon. Congratulations, Caleb!

More photo coverage from Sondheim’s 85th Birthday Celebration (featuring Lilla Crawford) is now on TheatreMania.com!

All kids making their Broadway debuts this spring in shows like Doctor Zhivago, Fun Home, Finding Neverland, and more are featured on BroadwayWorld.com! Take a look at the article: Broadway Babies – Meet the Broadway Class of 2015, Spring Edition!

Jon Viktor Corpuz (The King and I) was featured on the King and I‘s FB fan page today! Take a look at the feature HERE.

And here are more pictures from the kids of The King and I, Fun Home, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, and The Nether, and Doctor Zhivago!


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Gabriella Pizzolo in FUN HOME, Alivia Clark’s New Commercial, and more!

Now that it’s up on Playbill Vault, we can now officially confirm (after months of speculation) that Gabriella Pizzolo (Matilda) has joined Fun Home as the understudy for all three children roles – Small Alison, John, and Christian! Congrats, Gabriella!

Alivia Clark (Little Miss Sunshine) has booked a new commercial for Summit Energy! Air date is TBA. See her behind-the-scenes HERE.

And here are more pictures and video from the kids of The Nether, Matilda, The Lion King, Iowa, and Fun Home!

 

 

 

 


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Get to Know Rocco Wu of THE KING AND I, and more!

Rocco Wu was featured on the Facebook page of The King and I today!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Fun Home, The King and I, New York Spring Spectacular, Matilda, The Nether, and Kinky Boots!


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Lilla Crawford and Holly Taylor Win Young Artist Awards, ANNIE on DVD, and more!

Holly Taylor The Young Artist Awards took place over the weekend. Congratulations to Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot) and Lilla Crawford (Into the Woods, Annie) who both won for their respective performances in “The Americans” and “Into the Woods”. Read the full list of winners at YoungArtistAwards.org. And if you can to see Lilla live, she is reuniting with some of her “Into the Woods” castmates for Sondheim’s birthday concert on March 22 at 42West. More details at 42WestNY.com!

“Annie”, feat. Eden Duncan-Smith (The Lion King, Fences), is now on DVD and Blu-Ray. You can purchase it at Amazon.com.

Jahi Diallo Winston (The Lion King) has added his performance schedule through the end of the week over at his FB fan page.

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) was highlighted by Playbill.com as one of 19 Broadway debuts to look out for this spring. Read the article HERE!

Analise Scarpaci‘s (Matilda) newest voiceover project is now on iTunes! Check out Bodhi Galaxy, a new CD from the children’s program “Bodhi and Friends”, down below:

Bodhi Galaxy (Bodhi Beats, Vol.1) – Bodhi and Friends
Bodhi Galaxy (Bodhi Beats Vol.2) – Bodhi and Friends

And here are more pictures from the kids of The King and I, Fun Home, Finding Neverland, New York Spring Spectacular, Matilda, and The Nether!


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Aiden Eyrick on “Madam Secretary,” First Preview of FINDING NEVERLAND, and more!

Aiden Eyrick

Aiden Eyrick (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Jerusalem) appears on “Madam Secretary” on CBS at 8:00 pm tonight! Congrats to Aiden–and make sure to tune in!

We wish the company of Finding Neverland a great first preview tonight!

We are also wishing “broken legs” to all those nominated at today’s Young Artist Awards–we are rooting for you!

A few “Happy Trails” messages as well: first to Timothy TV Cao and Ted Wilson of Matilda, who finished their wonderful runs today! We can’t wait to see what is next for both of you. Happy trails also to Oliver Hollmann and the company of Verite! Congratulations on a great run, and we look forward to seeing what you do next, Oliver!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, The Lion King, New York Spring Spectacular, Iowa, Matilda, Doctor Zhivago, and The Nether!

 

 


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“Super Wings” Premieres, MATILDA Kids Sing “Frozen”, and more!

Super Wings

“Super Wings” premiered on Sprout today! Congratulations to Luca Padovan (Newsies), Colin Critchley (New York Spring Spectacular), and Victoria Dennis (Little Miss Sunshine)!

The kids of Matilda sang with Idina Menzel as part of the new song from “Frozen Fever” called “Making Today A Perfect Day”. You can listen to it below!

The King and I will get a cast album that will drop this summer! The release date is TBA.

Sam Poon (The King and I) and Samantha Cutler (Billy Elliot national tour) will star in their new cabaret “Songs of Our Youth”, comprised of songs from their childhood and teen years. Guests will include kids from Billy Elliot, Motown, and more. The cabaret will take place on Apr. 27th at 7pm at Don’t Tell Mama. More info can be found at DontTellMamaNYC.com.

The cast of New York Spring Spectacular will perform on GMA on March 20th! Not sure if the kids will appear, but we’ll keep you posted!

The Shapiro Sisters were interviewed by Playbill.com as part of a special article about showbiz siblings! Read it HERE.

We’ve added bios to our Finding Neverland page. Please go take a look!

And here are more pictures and video from the kids of The Nether, The King and I, The Lion King, Fun Home, Matilda, and New York Spring Spectacular!




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THE AUDIENCE Opening Night Coverage, Aiden Eyrick on “Madam Secretary”, and more!

The Audience

We’ve added review quotes to our Audience page. Go take a look at those as well as even more opening night coverage below!

Aiden Eyrick (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Jerusalem) will appear on this week’s episode of “Madam Secretary” on CBS at 8pm this Sunday. Set your DVR’s!

More rehearsal footage from Finding Neverland is now online. Watch below!

And here are more pictures from the kids of Les Miserables, Fun Home, The Lion King, Matilda, The Nether, and Iowa!


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Possible Movie Musical of BILLY ELLIOT, Sneak Peek of FUN HOME, and more!

It was announced today that a movie musical is a likely possibility for Billy Elliot! Get more information in the article on Playbill.com!

Check out this sneak peek from the upcoming Broadway run of Fun Home!

And here are pictures from the kids of Fun Home, New York Spring Spectacular, Matilda, Doctor Zhivago, The Nether, and Kinky Boots!


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