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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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, School of Rock, The Mother of Invention, Waitress, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, and the Broadway kid panels at BroadwayCon!
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!
“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:
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