Sydney Lucas on Stars on the Rise List, New Year’s Week Performance Schedule, and more!

Congratulations to Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), who was on Entertainment Weekly’s 25 Stars on the Rise in 2015 list! Check out the full list HERE.

Most Broadway and Off-Broadway shows have altered performance schedules this week due to New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. If you’re planning to go see a show, make sure to check out our Performance Schedules page to see this week’s special schedule!

Pippin, Once, A Christmas Memory, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular are all in their final week! Make sure to check them out before they close!

Tune in tonight at 10:00pm to hear K’Lynn Jackman‘s (The Lion King) interview at the Fashion In The Fast Lane – Fashion Accelerated Show!

Hayden Wall (Soul Doctor) was featured in a New York Times article! Read it here: “At 90, Still a Bastion for Broadway Performers”

DVDs and Blu-rays of the new Into the Woods movie (featuring Lilla Crawford of Annie and Billy Elliot) are now available for pre-order! Their official release date will be in 2015! Check out the article on BroadwayWorld.com.

Craig Zadan and Neil Meron have confirmed that they will bring Pippin to the big screen next! Check out the full article on BroadwayWorld.com!

Mckayla Twiggs (Les Miserables) has posted her Les Miserables performance dates for the end of January! Take a look HERE.

Jake Evan Schwencke (Billy Elliot) was featured in a Weight Watchers commercial! Check it out below:

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Matilda!

THE LION KING Cast Changes, LIBERTY Cast Album, and more!

Nathaniel Logan McIntyre Nathaniel Logan McIntyre has departed The Lion King. Making his Broadway debut tonight is Jahi Winston. Happy Trails, Nathaniel and break a leg, Jahi!

Liberty could possibly get a cast album! They are raising funds at IndieGoGo to make a cast album. The campaign ends in 5 days. Go donate HERE!

The kids of Broadway, including Matilda, Once, and Fun Home, were interviewed by Playbill.com about what they want for Christmas. Read the precious article HERE.

Pictures from opening night of Soul Doctor can be found at their FB fan page!

Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music) has a few movies coming up! On December 27th at 8pm on Lifetime, you can catch her in “A Wife’s Nightmare”. Additionally, it was recently announced that she will co-star in “The Maze Runner 2” and “Indiscretion”. Way to go, Kat!

Hannah Nordberg (Little Miss Sunshine) made DaySoapConfidential’s Top 10 Best Soap Opera Newcomers of 2014! Read the full list HERE.

Ruthless! and A Raisin in the Sun both made Stagezine’s Best in Theatre in 2014! Read the full list HERE.

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King and Matilda!

INTO THE WOODS and ANNIE Premiere Coverage and more!

Lilla Crawford Lilla Crawford (Annie) attended the Into the Woods premiere over the weekend! Additionally, Eden Duncan-Smith (The Lion King)  and Lilla attended the Annie premiere. You can find pictures from both of those down below. Also, Lilla did a Q&A on the Into the Woods FB fan page right before the premiere. Take a look! Annie comes out on December 19th and Into the Woods hits theaters Christmas Day!

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Kids from Matilda, Pippin, Once, and more took part in the Gypsy of the Year ceremony yesterday! Take a look at pictures below. We’ll have more soon!

 


Beaches will have an out-of-town tryout before a potential Broadway run during the 2015-2016 season! The tryout will take place at Drury Lane Theater from June 24th through August 16th, 2015. The previous Signature Theater production featured Presley Ryan (A Little Princess) and Brooklyn Shuck (Annie, Matilda). We’ll have more details soon!

Kids from Matilda, Evita, Violet, and more visited Side Show the other day and went backstage to meet the cast! You can find those pictures at Playbill.com.

We spotted Douglas Baldeo (Kinky Boots) in a segment for the 50th anniversary of “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer” on CBS This Morning! You can watch the full video HERE.



Broadway Kids at Broadway Sessions, PETER PAN LIVE Sneak Peeks, Lucas in FUN HOME, and more!

lilli-and-the-littles Tomorrow night, Broadway kids will join Lilli Cooper (Wicked, Spring Awakening) as Broadway Sessions for Lilli and the Littles! Kids scheduled to appear include Sophie Knapp (Once), Jaden Jordan (Kinky Boots, The Lion King), Joshua Colley (Les Miserables), and more! The event is scheduled for 11pm on December 4th at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. More information at BroadwaySessions.net!

More sneak peeks of Peter Pan LIVE are coming in! Dress rehearsal pictures can be found at BroadwayWorld.com. Also, Peter Pan LIVE’s CD and DVD gift set is available for pre-order with a release set for Dec. 16th. Pre-order at Amazon.com! Also, Jake Lucas and John Allyn (Peter Pan) previewed “I Won’t Grow Up” exclusively online, which you can watch below.

According to A Class Act NY, Sydney Lucas WILL transfer with Fun Home when it premieres on Broadway in spring 2015! Opening night is set for April 19th. Full casting will be announced soon.

Only six tickets are left for Cabaret for a Cause on Dec. 8th! Get your tickets for this special event at: GalapagosArtSpace.com.

Tomorrow night Broadway Youth Ensemble will perform at Carnegie Hall in Tim Janis’s American Christmas Carol! More information and tickets can be found at CarnegieHall.com!

And here are pictures from the kids of Matilda and Peter Pan LIVE!

Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade Videos, Brigid Harrington on “MOMSTERS,” and more!

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope everyone had a great day with lots of turkey!

Thanksgiving means the parade…which means lots of Broadway performances! In addition to that, Zachary Unger (Newsies), Douglas Baldeo (Kinky Boots), and Eden Duncan-Smith (The Lion King) performed on different floats. Below, check out the cast of Matilda performing as well as Zachary and Douglas on the Sesame Street float! We’ll have video from Peter Pan LIVE very soon. We’ll hopefully have video of Eden on the Build-A-Bear float soon.

And here is Finding Neverland performing on “Good Morning America”!

Congratulations to Brigid Harrington (Mary Poppins), who will appear on the premiere episode of “Momsters” on Discovery ID at 10:00pm tomorrow night! Make sure to tune in!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Also, check out this video of Tori Murray (Ruthless!) performing “On My Own”!


And here are pictures from the kids of Peter Pan LIVE, The Lion King, Fences, Newsies, Finding Neverland, Les Miserables, The King and I, Kinky Boots, and Once!


Claire Levasseur’s Birthday, DVD Pre-Orders for PETER PAN LIVE!, Broadway Kids Hanging Out in NYC, and More!

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Celebrating Claire Levasseur's Birthday! Claire Levasseur celebrated her birthday over the weekend with the kids of Number the Stars! Happy birthday, Claire!

Also, check out this picture from Number the Stars cast member Alexa Valentino! Break a leg to the cast for their dress rehearsal!
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Get information on pre-ordering Peter Pan LIVE! DVDs in this article.

Plus, pictures from Peter Pan LIVE! rehearsals from NBC and Jake Lucas:

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Pictures from Nathaniel Logan McIntyre (The Lion King):


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Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars) was part of the Dance for Kindness 2014 flashmob in Times Square!

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And pictures from Niles Fitch (Our Lady of Kibeho, The Lion King), the kids of Matilda and Once, Graham Montgomery (Kinky Boots), and Brooklyn Shuck (Matilda, Annie)!

 

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Broadway Serves Pictures, Broadway Kids Care on GMA, Alumni at Pippin, and more!

Lucas Schultz Zachary Mackiewicz Today we got to see alumni Zachary Mackiewicz (A Little Princess, NYMF) in Pippin as well as go on a backstage tour led by Zachary and Lucas Schultz (NYMF). We had the best time! Thank you so much to the Mackiewicz family for the invitation!

Broadway Kids Care will make an appearance on GMA tomorrow morning. Set your DVRs! We’ll have a clip up soon after.

More pictures from the Broadway Serves event from Saturday have been popping up! Check out the links below!

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And here are more pictures from the kids of Les Miserables, Number the Stars, and Matilda!

Alumni on BOARDWALK EMPIRE, LIBERTY Articles, and more!

boardwalk-empire Tonight, Victoria Dennis (Little Miss Sunshine) and Madeleine Rose Yen (War Horse) appear on “Boardwalk Empire”. We will have that episode up in the next week or so. Congratulations, girls!

Abigail Shapiro (Liberty) talked to TheaterMania and BroadwayWorld about her role in Liberty. Take a look!

Nathaniel Logan McIntyre (The Lion King) added so many pictures to his Facebook fan page within the past day. Check it out!

More pictures from yesterday’s Broadway Kids Halloween Party have been added to Timothy TV Cao‘s Facebook fan page. Everyone looks great!

K’Lynn Jackman (The Lion King) has posted her second performance at Lights Out on Broadway, which you can watch HERE.

Alexa Valentino (Number the Stars) has more videos of her singing on her YouTube channel! You can watch the new videos below.


And here are pictures from the kids of Matilda, Les Miserables, The Lion King, and Once!

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Beatrice Tulchin’s Birthday, Feinstein Makes MATILDA debut, Alumni on Radio and TV, and more!

First, we want to wish a very happy birthday to Beatrice Tulchin (Matilda)! We hope you had a great day, Bea!

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Tonight, Tori Feinstien makes her Matilda debut. Congratulations and welcome, Tori!

Alumni news! Anthony Pierini (Mary Poppins, Big Fish) has booked an NFL Today commercial and a Publix radio spot. Additionally, Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, A Little Princess) will appear on this Thursday’s episode of “Project Runway” at 9pm on Lifetime! Get a sneak peek below:

An open call for Matilda will take place over the next few weeks! The casting team will host separate casting calls for boys and girls to fill the ensemble. For a full breakdown of the dates, go to NoraBrennanCasting.com.

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Once, and Ruthless!

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Gabriella Pizzolo Departs MATILDA, LION KING Open Call in NYC, and more!

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Today, Gabriella Pizzolo departs Matilda. Happy Trails, Gabriella! We can’t wait to see what you do next.

The Lion King is holding an open call in NYC on September 20th! The production is seeking kids for Broadway and the national tour. The open call is scheduled for September 20th at 10am. Sign-ups begin at 9am. For full details on audition material, breakdowns, and details for if you can’t make the open call, go to Playbill.com.

Jon Viktor Corpuz (“Godspell Cast of 2032”) has been cast in this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular at Radio City in NYC! Congratulations, Jon! More casting will be announced soon, so stay tuned.

Ruthless! received a rave review from Stagezine which you can read at Stagezine.com.

I found this great video of Broadway Youth Ensemble singing “When You Believe” from “Prince of Egypt”. Included in the Broadway Youth Ensemble are past and present kids of Matilda, Mary Poppins, A Little Princess, and a lot more. Take a look!

And here are pictures from the kids of Matilda, Ruthless!, The Lion King, Once, and Les Miserables!

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