“Stranger Things” Teaser During the Super Bowl Today, Lynn Masako Cheng and Alyssa Marvin Singing “When I Grow Up,” and more!

Be on the lookout for a “Stranger Things” teaser, featuring alumni Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), during the Super Bowl tonight!

Here’s Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I) and Alyssa Marvin (Number the Stars) singing “When I Grow Up” with their castmate from the Annie national tour Heidi Gray!

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

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IF I FORGET Begins Previews, Mavis Simpson-Ernst and Laurissa Romain at 54 Below Tonight, and more!

Happy first preview to the company of If I Forget at Roundabout Theatre Company!

Tonight, Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), Laurissa Romain (South Pacific), and others will sing Demi Lovato at Feinstein’s/54 Below! Get tickets HERE.

Watch alumna Rozi Baker (Mary Poppins, Shrek, Bonnie & Clyde) sing backup on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Waitress, The Lion King, On Your Feet, and Matilda!

 

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“Stranger Things” Wins SAG Ensemble Award, Shahadi Wright Joseph to Host Winter Blaze, and more!

“Stranger Things,” featuring alumni Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), took home the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series last night! Congrats, guys! Also, here are Gaten and Caleb meeting the press backstage at the SAG Awards:


Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) will host Winter Blaze at Harlem School of the Arts! Get more details:


Watch the cast of On Your Feet sing “Seasons of Love”!

Here’s Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) in his vlog from the third and final day of this year’s BroadwayCon!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Waitress, The Lion King, and lots of our alumni at BroadwayCon!

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Photo Coverage from FALSETTOS at Barnes & Noble, Lilla and Savvy Crawford in Seth Speaks, and more!

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Check out photo coverage of the Falsettos CD release event at Barnes & Noble on both BroadwayWorld.com and TheaterMania.com!

Today was the last day of BroadwayCon! Lilla Crawford (Annie, Billy Elliot) and Savvy Crawford (Amelie, A Little Princess) appeared in Seth Speaks at 5pm today!

Check out these pictures of alumni Madeleine Pace (Once) and Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) filming their segment on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”!

Maddox Elliot (Dream Street) will guest star tonight on “Evil Lies Here” at 10pm on Investigation Discovery! Find out more:

Here’s a vlog from Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) about the second day of BroadwayCon!

And here are pictures and videos from lots of our alumni at BroadwayCon this weekend!

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THE MOTHER OF INVENTION Begins Previews, Alumni Nominated for Young Artist Awards, and more!

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Happy first preview to the company of The Mother of Invention! Break a leg!

Congratulations to our alumni nominated for Young Artist Awards! They are:

  • Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Best Performance in a Digital TV Series/Film (Teen Actor) for “Stranger Things”
  • Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King), Best Performance in a Digital TV Series/Film (Teen Actor) for “Stranger Things”
  • Meg Donnelly (The Sound of Music LIVE), Best Performance in a TV Series (Leading Teen Actress) for “American Housewife”
  • Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King), Best Performance in a TV Movie or Special (Young Actress) for Hairspray Live
  • Oona Laurence (Matilda), Best Performance in a Feature Film (Leading Teen Actress) for “Pete’s Dragon

Congratulations to Madison Elizabeth Lagares, who will join the cast of On Your Feet as Little Gloria next month! Find out more:

It’s Day 2 of BroadwayCon! Here’s where our alumni were today:

Check out a new vlog from Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos), as well as a full video from his Q&A at BroadwayCon!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Falsettos, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, Waitress, and lots of current Broadway kids and alumni at BroadwayCon!

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HOLIDAY INN Will Get Cast Album, AMELIE Pre-Broadway Opening Night Pictures, and more!

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Holiday Inn has announced a cast album! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Check out pictures from Los Angeles opening night of the Broadway-bound Amelie on Playbill.com!

The Broadway Kids panel for BroadwayCon is scheduled for January 28th! Get more details and find out who the participants are HERE.

The original creative team and cast of Annie will reunite at BroadwayCon! Find out more on Playbill.com.

The School of Rock cast appeared on “Good Morning America” this morning as part of an Andrew Lloyd Webber tribute! Watch it below and get more information on BroadwayWorld.com and Playbill.com.

Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos) talks about recording his first cast album in this new video!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fiddler on the Roof, Waitress, A Bronx Tale, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!




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RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Cast Announcements, Alumni Join HAIRSPRAY LIVE, and more!

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Four new cast members for this year’s Radio City Christmas Spectacular have been announced! Congratulations to Tyler Hentz, who will play Patrick, and to Hayden Bercy, Finn Douglas, and Landon Maas, who will all play Ben. Check out a picture of Hayden and Finn below, and watch a video of Landon reacting to finding out he booked Ben HERE!

Former Broadway kids Riley Costello (Everyday Rapture, Bye Bye Birdie, 13) and Heather Tepe (Billy Elliot, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Gypsy) have joined the ensemble of Hairspray Live! Find out more about the cast on Playbill.com.

Congratulations to Nerghiz Sarki (Dream Street), who makes her Broadway debut as Bielke in Fiddler on the Roof! Here she is with her onstage dad Danny Burstein:

Check out video from auditions for the roles of Ben and Patrick in Radio City Christmas Spectacular below–if you look closely, you can catch a bunch of our alumni!

Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street) performed for Vice President Joe Biden, Katie Couric, Bono, and Michael Bloomberg last night at an event with Broadway Youth Ensemble!

“Wishful Whiskers,” a new film featuring Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), needs your help! Find out more:

And here are videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, School of Rock, and Hairspray Live!





A DAY BY THE SEA Extends, Amanda Swickle Joins ANNIE Tour, and more!

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A Day by the Sea is now playing through November 5th! Get your tickets HERE.

Congratulations to Amanda Swickle (Tink!), who has joined the national tour of Annie as Pepper! Check out her bio HERE.

YBAN founder Lindsay met up with Isabella Russo (School of Rock) and her mom in LA last night! Here they are together:

And here are videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause and School of Rock!


Happy Trails to Hayley Feinstein and Tre Jones, YBAN Alumni on the Emmys Red Carpet, and more!

Happy trails to Hayley Feinstein, who played her final performance as Bielke in Fiddler on the Roof yesterday! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Hayley!

Happy trails as well to Tre Jones, who finished his run as Young Simba in The Lion King! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Tre!

Check out our alumni Holly Taylor (Billy Elliot), Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) on the red carpet at the Emmy Awards last night!

You can see more coverage of Gaten and Caleb at the Emmys on BuzzFeed.com, and check out their performance of “Uptown Funk” below!

Claire Candela (Once) had the honor of playing guitar and singing for Glen Hansard in Boston! Check out a picture:

Brandon Niederauer (School of Rock) is featured on BroadwayBox.com!

Update: You now have until this Sunday to see Shahadi Wright Joseph (Hairspray Live, School of Rock, The Lion King) in School of Rock! See her while you can!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Cabaret for a Cause, School of Rock, and Matilda!


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THE LAYOVER Closes, THE LION KING and SCHOOL OF ROCK Cast Departures, and more!

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Happy Trails to Arica Himmel and the company of The Layover, which closed today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Arica!

Happy Trails to Kyliegh Curran, who played her final performance as Young Nala in The Lion King today. We can’t wait to see what’s next for you, Kyliegh!

UPDATE (9/19/16): Shahadi has not left the show just yet!
Finally, happy trails to Shahadi Wright Joseph, who played her final performance as Madison in School of Rock today! She was also an understudy for Tomika. We can’t wait to see you in Hairspray Live and whatever else comes next, Shahadi! Here she is performing “If Only You Would Listen” in Orlando, Florida:

Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies) and Sofia Roma Rubino (School of Rock, Matilda) took over BroadwayWorld’s Twitter account today!

Congrats to Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street), who will appear on “Mind of a Murderer” on Investigation Discovery on September 26th! Find out more:

Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess) has booked a national commercial! Congratulations, Sophie! Get more information:

Here’s a sneak peek at “Curbside Waltz,” starring Tre Jones (The Lion King) and Olivia Chun (The King and I)!

Cabaret for a Cause performed at 92Y Street Fest today at 3:30pm! Get more information about the performance in their Facebook post:

Here’s Sophia Anne Caruso (Blackbird, Lazarus, Runaways, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) singing “Life on Mars” on the Lazarus cast recording!

Here’s Aviva Winick (Matilda) singing “Naughty” at the New York Public Library! (She starts at 1:32.)

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Kinky Boots, School of Rock, The Lion King, On Your Feet, and Falsettos!





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