Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has announced that they will record a cast album and that they will begin a policy for rush tickets! Get more details about both on TheaterMania.com.
Happy 40th Anniversary to Annie, which originally opened on Broadway on this day in 1977!
“Shadowhunters,” starring Broadway alum Katherine McNamara (A Little Night Music), has been renewed for its third season! Find out more on Deadline.com.
The casts of Kinky Boots, The Lion King, A Bronx Tale, and many other shows will perform at this year’s Easter Bonnet Competition! In addition, Waitress and Sunday in the Park with George will be among the shows honored in a bonnet parade. Find out more on BroadwayWorld.com.
Check out Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) featured in US Weekly!
“The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel,” a new podcast series featuring Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), returns on April 17th! Be sure to listen!
Get your first look at Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on EW.com!
Watch a special message from the School of Rock cast to their West End counterparts, who just won the Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music, below or on BroadwayWorld.com!
Here’s Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) performing a cover of “Believer” by Imagine Dragons!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Anastasia, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Waitress, Sunday in the Park with George, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and The Lion King!
“Sleeptalker,” a short film written, directed, produced, and edited by and featuring Jillian Lebling (Once) will be shown in San Francisco this month! Congrats, Jillian! Get more information on AlbanyFilmFest.org.
Congratulations to Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos), and young theater critic Iain Armitage, who all made YesBroadway.org’s Top 40 Under 40 list! Check it out on YesBroadway.org.
And here are pictures from the kids of Waitress, School of Rock, The Lion King, Kinky Boots, Anastasia, On Your Feet, and BroadwayCon!
Beada Briglia (Matilda) and Alexa Shae Niziak (The Mother of Invention, Women Without Men, Matilda, A Christmas Story, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) will star in Henry, Sweet Henry at 54 Below! Get tickets and more information HERE.
Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) will appear in All Star Cabaret in NYC this Sunday! Reserve your tickets HERE.
Check out this video from Kinky Boots and #StandForLove with the Broadway community!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Waitress, Anastasia, Amelie, Sunday in the Park with George, On Your Feet, and BroadwayCon!
When I Grow Up, our Broadway kid alumni interview series, is back with Akira Golz (Matilda), who is now starring as the title role in the brand new Nick Jr. show “Nella the Princess Knight”! Our founder Lindsay talked with Akira about Matilda, “Nella,” and her favorite things to do in NYC. Check it out HERE!
Here’s a hint about our next alumni interviewee: they switched their mode of transportation from scooter to unicorn! Any guesses? Only one more day until the interview is released!
Get a sneak peek at the cast of Anastasia in rehearsals on Broadway.com! Also, check out photo coverage from the show’s press event yesterday, also on Broadway.com.
Playbill takes you behind the scenes at School of Rock via Snapchat! Find out more HERE.
Professional Performing Arts School’s upcoming Mainstage production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying features lots of talented teens, including some of our alumni! The show runs March 29th to April 1st at Park West Theater in New York City. Be sure to check out the Dear Evan Hansen prize pack that you can win, including tickets, a backstage tour, and more! YBAN and KOT alumni in the cast include Madison Mullahey (Shrek tour, Mary Poppins tour), Erica Simone Barnett (Matilda), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Drew Minard (Billy Elliot tour), Kara Oates (Mary Poppins, Billy Elliot), Eden Duncan-Smith (The Lion King, Fences), Christian Dell’Edera (A Christmas Story tour), Brionna Trilling (Billy Elliot tour), Christina Jimenez (Runaways), and Maxwell Cabral (Runaways). Get more details about the show on PPASMainstage.com or in the Facebook post below:
Here’s the full video of the Annie segment from Inside Edition!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock and On Your Feet!
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