CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Announces Cast Album and Rush Policy, ANNIE Celebrates 40th Anniversary, and more!

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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!


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And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Sunday in the Park with George, Miss Saigon, Amelie, Anastasia, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Waitress, School of Rock, and Kinky Boots!

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Jahi Di’Allo Winston in “Untouchable,” ON YOUR FEET Boys in Video from R.Evolución Latina, and more!

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Jahi Di’Allo Winston (The Lion King) will appear in the upcoming film “Untouchable,” starring Kevin Hart, Julianna Margulies, Nicole Kidman, and Bryan Cranston! Congrats, Jahi!

Watch Eduardo Hernandez (On Your Feet) and Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet) in this video from R.Evolución Latina celebrating Latinx Broadway pros!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Kinky Boots, A Bronx Tale, On Your Feet, Miss Saigon, Amelie, and Waitress!

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Livestream Information for Drama League Nominations Announcement, Jake Katzman Books Video Game, and more!

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You can watch a livestream of the Drama League nominations announcement, which will take place next Wednesday! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Jake Katzman (Kinky Boots) has booked a video game! More details to come. Find out more:


Ellie Kim is scheduled to swing on for School of Rock performances on April 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, and 21st! Check her Instagram for more:


“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!

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SAMARA Feature With Jasper Newell, “The Son” With Sydney Lucas Premieres Tonight, and more!

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Here’s Jasper Newell (Samara) sharing his thoughts on his show!

Tonight, “The Son” premieres on AMC at 9/8c, featuring Tony nominee Sydney Lucas (Fun Home)! Make sure to tune in!

“Stranger Things,” starring alumni Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), is nominated for Show of the Year at the MTV Movies & TV Awards! Congrats! Get more information on Deadline.com.

Check out Sunday in the Park with George‘s Instagram stories, where Mattea Marie Conforti did a takeover today! Find out more in her post:


Also, “3 Generations,” featuring Mattea Marie Conforti (Sunday in the Park with George, Matilda), will arrive in theaters May 5th! Get more details:

“Going In Style,” with Jeremy Todd Shinder (Runaways, A Christmas Story), is in theaters now! Here’s a trailer:

You can catch Ellie Kim going on in the role of Katie in School of Rock on April 16th at 3pm! Find out more:


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Waitress, School of Rock, Anastasia, The Lion King, Miss Saigon, On Your Feet, Sunday in the Park with George, and Amelie!

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SAMARA Begins Previews at SoHo Rep, Photo Coverage from Opening Night of AMELIE, and more!

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Happy first preview to Jasper Newell and the company of Samara, which starts performances tonight at SoHo Rep!

Check out opening night pictures from Amelie on Broadway.com, TheaterMania.com, BroadwayWorld.com, and Playbill.com, as well as pictures from the show’s opening night bows on BroadwayWorld.com! Also, take a look at Audrey Bennett‘s pictures from opening night on her Facebook page!

Julia Roberts visited School of Rock this past weekend! Check out pictures HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Sunday in the Park with George, School of Rock, Waitress, and Miss Saigon!




Jillian Lebling’s Short Film To Play San Francisco, TheaterMania’s Kids’ Night On Broadway Pictures, and more!

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“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.

Check out pictures from Kids’ Night On Broadway on TheaterMania.com!

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!

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A BRONX TALE Celebrates 100th Performance, Avey Noble on “What Would You Do?,” and more!

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Check out pictures of the cast of A Bronx Tale celebrating their 100th performance on BroadwayWorld.com!

Here’s a picture of Avey Noble (Radio City Christmas Spectacular) on the set of “What Would You Do?”:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, Waitress, and On Your Feet!

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MISS SAIGON Begins Previews, YBAN Alumni Take Part in DIARY OF A WIMPY KID Reading, and more!

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Break a leg to the company of Miss Saigon on their first preview tonight!

Several of our alumni took part in a recent reading of Diary of a Wimpy Kid! Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story), Luca Padovan (School of Rock, Newsies), David Rosenthal (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), and Jeremy T. Villas (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Kinky Boots) were among the young actors who took part. Check out pictures:

Take a look at photo coverage from Kids’ Night On Broadway last night on BroadwayWorld.com!

Watch Mimi Ryder (Matilda) and Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I) in this new Sprout commercial!

Here’s Sarah Charles Lewis (Tuck Everlasting) in a music video for “Good Girl Winnie Foster”!

Congrats to Avey Noble (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), who has booked “What Would You Do?”!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, On Your Feet, Anastasia, The Lion King, Waitress, Sunday in the Park with George, Kinky Boots, and lots of other Broadway kids, including media from last night’s Kids’ Night On Broadway events!

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SCHOOL OF ROCK Celebrates 500th Performance, Gregory Ye Joins MISS SAIGON, and more!

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Check out pictures of the School of Rock kids celebrating their 500th performance on Broadway.com!

Congratulations to Gregory Ye, who has joined the cast of Miss Saigon! Also, get a sneak peek at rehearsals on BroadwayWorld.com.

Watch the cast of Amelie discuss their show below or on TheaterMania.com!

Devin Trey Campbell (Kinky Boots) will take part in TDF Honors on March 20th! Find out more:


You have until this Sunday to catch Alexandria Suarez and Fabi Aguirre (Les Miserables) in On Your Feet! See them while you can!

Tonight, Ben Cook (Billy Elliot, Ragtime) and Christopher Paul Richards (Finding Neverland) guest star on “Law & Order: SVU” at 9/8c on NBC!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Amelie, Anastasia, Sunday in the Park with George, Kinky Boots, On Your Feet, School of Rock, and The Mother of Invention!

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Jacob Guzman Joins HAMILTON Tour, Lilyana Cornell Joins EVERYBODY at Signature Theatre, and more!

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Alum Jacob Guzman (Newsies) is heading out on the national tour of Hamilton! Congrats, Jacob! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables) has joined the cast of Everybody, Off-Broadway at the Signature Theatre! Get more details about the production HERE.

The lineup for Broadway Kidz Backwards at 54 Below has been announced! Find out more on Playbill.com.

In the video below, the School of Rock kids talked with the American Theatre Wing about what it’s like to be “in the band”!

Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess, Dream Street), pictured below playing the title role in KOTA’s Madeline’s Christmas, has filmed a Dunkin’ Donuts commercial!

Here’s a teaser trailer for “Nella the Princess Knight,” starring Akira Golz (Matilda) in the title role! The series premieres on February 6th at 10am!

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

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