Congratulations to Gabriella Pizzolo (Fun Home, Matilda) and Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story), who have both been cast in the upcoming movie remake of “Beaches”! Gabby will play Young CC, the younger version of Idina Menzel’s character, and Grace will play Young Hillary, the younger version of Nia Long’s character. Find out more on TVLine.com!
Get your tickets now for Lyrics for Life, which is Saturday, September 10th; they’re going fast! Get more details HERE.
Hear Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) sing from The Lion King on EW.com!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, School of Rock, Matilda, Les Miserables, Ruthless!, and Kinky Boots!
Happy birthday to Meliki Hurd (Matilda)! We hope you had a great day, Meliki!
Congratulations to Willow McCarthy, who made her debut in the title role in Matilda yesterday afternoon!
Congratulations to alum Giuseppe Bausilio (Billy Elliot, Newsies, Irving Berlin’s America), currently performing in Aladdin on Broadway, who has joined the cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of Cats! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com!
Watch the latest installment of “Forever 17,” the backstage vlog at Tuck Everlasting, on Broadway.com!
Congrats to She Loves Me, On Your Feet, Waitress, and Fiddler on the Roof, which have all won Outer Critics Circle Awards! Get the full list on BroadwayWorld.com.
Watch Oona Laurence‘s (Matilda) episode of “Blindspot” on NBC.com!
Kids from Dream Street and The Sound of Music LIVE and their castmates in KOTA’s School of Rock promoted the show recently at Rahway Day in New Jersey! Go see the show May 20-22 (I’m seeing it!), and check out pictures below:
I attended the premiere of “Uncle Gareth” this weekend, which features Alexa Valentino (Dream Street, Number the Stars)! Congrats, Alexa! Check out the pictures below:
Check out Christie Kim (The King and I) singing “Caro mio ben” in this video!
See a day in the life of Baylee Littrell (Disaster!):
We just found this video of the School of Rock kids singing “My Generation” at Puttin on the Brits back in November!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Waitress, Tuck Everlasting, Matilda, Les Miserables, and Fun Home!
Happy birthday to Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess) and Shane Davis (Matilda)! We hope you both had a great day today!
Congratulations to Shannon Harrington (White Christmas tour), Alexa Shae Niziak (Matilda, A Christmas Story, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), and Beatrice Tulchin (Matilda, A Christmas Story), who have been cast in the upcoming Off-Broadway show Women Without Men at the Mint Theater! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com!
Check out these videos of Fabi Aguirre (On Your Feet, Les Miserables) and Sam Poon (The King and I, Macbeth) performing at Cabaret for a Cause!
Check out all these pictures from the Cabaret for a Cause photoshoot!
Mia Sinclair Jenness (Les Miserables, Number the Stars, The Sound of Music LIVE) is headed back to Les Miserables, this time as Little Cosette! And fresh off playing Matilda in the Matilda tour, she will be appearing as Matilda at the Boston Tree Lighting!
Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) was named one of the coolest black kids in America by Ebony.com! Read the article on her HERE, and watch the video below:
Sophia Anne Caruso (Lazarus, The Nether, The Sound of Music LIVE, Ruthless!) is among Crain’s New York 20 Under 20! Find out more on CrainsNewYork.com.
Here is a montage from KOTA’s Heart to Heart event at 54 Below for Free2Luv!
Here’s more video from the Broadway Salutes event featuring Jake Lucas (The King and I) and Sydney Lucas (Fun Home)!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Dream Street, The Lion King, Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Fun Home, Kinky Boots, Matilda, Lazarus, and Les Miserables!
Several of our featured shows will take part in the White House and First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Broadway at the White House” special on TLC! They are Finding Neverland, Fun Home, On Your Feet, and School of Rock, as well as a few other Broadway shows! Get more information on Variety.com.
The kids of Fun Home appeared in tonight’s Ham4Ham show at about 5:55pm! YBAN’s Audrey and Emily were there, but unfortunately we didn’t get a video–so here’s someone else’s video of the Fun Home kids’ performance!
And here is Gabriella Pizzolo‘s rap at Friday night’s performance of Fun Home to support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS!
Learn more about what the kids of School of Rock like to read, and enter to win a trip to see the show in NYC on OOMScholasticBlog.com!
Get to know the cast of School of Rock in this #ImWithTheBand video!
Here is the official montage from Team A of Before Your Very Eyes!
Douglas Baldeo (Kinky Boots) will appear on the Sesame Street float during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!
We just found pictures from the “Tune In Time” event where Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin), Grace Matwijec (Matilda), and Nicky Torchia (Kinky Boots) took part as judges! Check them out on BroadwayWorld.com.
Check out more photo coverage from the first preview of School of Rock on MTV.com!
Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street) appears in this commercial for Wayfair!
The Lion King will have a digital lottery beginning next week! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com!
Congratulations to Chloe Grace Moretz (The Public Theater’s The Library), who will star as the title character in the upcoming live-action movie of “The Little Mermaid”! Get more information on MTV.co.uk!
Congrats to Christian Michael Camporin (Matilda), who has joined the cast of Finding Neverland! Here he is celebrating with the company:
Victoria Leigh‘s (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) episode of “Law & Order: SVU” is now on Hulu! Watch it HERE or below:
Check out these video clips from First Daughter Suite, featuring Carly Tamer!
Check out pictures from Kids of the Arts’ Heart to Heart event at 54 Below, benefiting Free2Luv, below!
Here’s a preview of the School of Rock kids performing “If Only You Would Listen”!
Teshi Thomas (The Lion King) has been cast in a new voiceover project! Congrats, Teshi! Get more information below:
Congrats to Timothy TV Cao (Matilda), who will appear on “Limitless” on November 10th! Watch his interview about it below or on KWCH.com!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Fun Home, A Christmas Story, On Your Feet, The Lion King, Matilda, Lazarus, Kinky Boots, School of Rock, and Finding Neverland!
Heart to Heart, Kids of the Arts’ event at 54 Below benefiting Free 2 Luv, was today! We wish we could’ve been there, but we are sure the cast did a fantastic job! Congratulations to all. Get more information on 54Below.com.
Happy birthday to Jon Viktor Corpuz (The King and I)! We hope you had a great day!
Cabaret for a Cause will be part of a 50-minute panel and a performance at BroadwayCon. The line-up is subject to change, but currently, the panel is set to include Sophia Gennusa (Matilda, Doctor Zhivago), Oona Laurence (Matilda), Sawyer Nunes (Finding Neverland, Matilda), Sam Poon (The King and I, Macbeth), Taylor Richardson (Annie, A Christmas Memory), and Ripley Sobo (Matilda, Once). The date and time will be announced shortly. Check out the announcement picture below!
The first Heart to Heart concert with Kids of the Arts at 54 Below is coming up soon! It is on November 7th and it will benefit Free2Luv. Get your tickets HERE, and check out the picture below of Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street) prepping for the event!
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Finding Neverland, School of Rock, Fun Home, Matilda, and Lazarus!
Happy opening to Carly Tamer and the company of First Daughter Suite! Congrats and have fun tonight!
Congratulations to Nicky Torchia (Kinky Boots) and Joshua Colley (Les Miserables, Newsies), who have both been cast in Elf tours this year! Nicky has joined the West Coast company as Michael, which you can find out more about HERE. Joshua will play Michael in the tour that comes through NYC’s Madison Square Garden in December! Get more information about that tour on Playbill.com.
The new name for this year’s Radio City Spring Spectacular has been announced! It will be renamed the Rockettes New York Spectacular! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.
Reminder: the Lilly Awards Broadway Cabaret, featuring Broadway kids Grace Capeless (The Lion King, Matilda, A Christmas Story), Bonale Fambrini (The King and I), Akira Golz (Matilda), Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), Jake Lucas (The King and I, Newsies), and Alexandria Suarez (On Your Feet), is on November 9th! Get more information on BroadwayWorld.com.
The full lineup of the first Heart to Heart concert with Kids of the Arts at 54 Below has been announced! Congrats to all the kids in the show–we know it will be a great event! Find out who they are below:
Emma Howard (Matilda, Violet) and Jaidyn Young (Annie) will perform at 54 Below together in March 2016! Get more information below:
See Fina Strazza (Matilda) and Brooklyn Shuck (Matilda, Annie) hang out with Susan Blackwell at the Broadway Flea Market in a video on Broadway.com!
Catch Mavis Simpson-Ernst (Evita, A Little Princess) in Azaio in Philadelphia this weekend! Get tickets HERE. And here’s a picture of Mavis performing in the show:
And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Matilda, and Fun Home!
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