Happy Trails to the companies of Ruthless! and Fun Home! We can’t wait to see what’s next for all of you.
TONIGHT: Kids of the Arts presents Lyrics for Life, which will play Symphony Space to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Break a leg, everyone!
TOMORROW: The Cabaret for a Cause kids will sing at Pier 36 to commemorate the 15th anniversary of 9/11. Performances will take place at 9am and 11am. Performers include Sophia Gennusa (Matilda), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Sophie Koski, Ellie Poon (A Christmas Story tour), Sam Poon (The King and I), William Poon (The King and I), Joshua Turchin (A Christmas Story tour). Get more info HERE.
Join Ava Briglia, Aviva Winick, and Willow McCarthy (Matilda) at Strand Bookstore in NYC for a performance, a reading, and a craft on Sept. 13th! The fun starts at 11am. And it’s free!
In case you missed the cast of The Lion King at Broadway Sessions, you’re in luck! You can catch the full FB livestream of the event down below:
The You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown kids will take the stage at TheatreMania’s block party tomorrow at 2:30pm. See why they’re excited about the block party at TheatreMania.com!
Today, Luca Padovan and Isabella Russo (School Of Rock) took over Broadway Box’s Instagram for the day! We’ll have pix from their takeover here tomorrow.
Fiddler on the Roof will have a slightly different schedule this October! Get more details at TheatreMania.com.
Congrats to Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man) who appeared on “Unraveled” this week on Investigation Discovery. Video is coming soon! In the mean time, take a look at these pix below!
Here’s another video from Elsie Fest with Stranger Things‘s Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables) singing “Fugue for Tinhorns”!
And here are more pictures and video from the kids of The Lion King, The Layover, School of Rock, Fun Home, and Matilda!
Here’s video of Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) performing at Elsie Fest!
Check out Tre Jones (The Lion King) doing his first Q&A on YouTube!
Chloe Grace Moretz‘s (The Library) film “Brain on Fire” will play the Toronto International Film Festival! Find out more HERE.
Reminder! Catch Cabaret for a Cause at the 92Y Street Festival on September 18th at 3:30pm! The lineup is set to include alumni and current performers Alessandra Baldacchino (Fun Home, A Little Princess), Beada Briglia (Matilda), Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables), Ava DeMary (Matilda, Evita, Billy Elliot), Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Eleanor Koski (Les Miserables), Rileigh McDonald (Matilda), Madilyn Jaz Morrow (Matilda), Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home), Sawyer Nunes (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Finding Neverland, Matilda), Sam Poon (The King and I, Macbeth), William Poon (The King and I), Taylor Richardson (Smokefall, Annie, A Christmas Memory), Presley Ryan (Fun Home, The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), and Ava Ulloa (Matilda), as well as other young performers. Get more details:
Get your Lyrics for Life tickets before they sell out! The event is this Saturday night! It will feature alumni Oona Laurence (Matilda), Laurissa Romain (South Pacific), Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark, The People in the Picture, Billy Elliot, Shrek, Mary Poppins), Michael Nigro (The Sound of Music LIVE), Chris Sumpter (Matilda), Sadie Seelert (Mary Poppins, A Little Princess), Peyton Ella (The Sound of Music LIVE, A Little Princess), Eden Duncan-Smith (The Lion King, Fences), Ethan Haberfield (Mary Poppins), Mavis Simpson-Ernst (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Evita, A Little Princess), GiaNina Paolantonio (Matilda), Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago, Dream Street), Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot), Christie Kim (The King and I), Sophie Knapp (Once, Dream Street, A Little Princess), Luka Kain (South Pacific), Sumaya Bouhbal (Runaways), Elizabeth Crawford (Tuck Everlasting), Stephen Sayegh (A Little Princess), Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess), Raquel Wallace (Dream Street), Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street), Madison Zamor (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Dream Street), Ashley Lanzoni (Dream Street), Jete Laurence (Number the Stars), Aimee Laurence (A Little Princess), Tahlia Ellie (The Gray Man), Chloe Smith (A Little Princess), Isabella Moitoso (A Little Princess), Bobby Becht (Dream Street), McKenzie Mullahey (Dream Street), Alyssa Franck (Dream Street), Zachary Brod (On a Stool at the End of the Bar, Dream Street), Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills), Josiah Jacoby (Dream Street), Erin Haggerty (A Little Princess), Dylan Brod (Dream Street), Ellie Kim (Dream Street), Grace Mozitis (Dream Street), Toleeya Napolitano (Dream Street), Megan Trageser (Dream Street), Sofia Pellegrino (Dream Street), Nicole Wildy (Dream Street), Ireland Horan (A Little Princess), Katherine LaFountain (A Little Princess), Delaney Ragusa (A Little Princess), Sadie Lock (Dream Street), Maya Slaughter (Dream Street), Rachel Arianna (Number the Stars), Rachael McVey (Dream Street), Abigail Paige Murphy (Dream Street), Danielle Becht (Dream Street), Amanda Swickle (Tink!), Anna Kate Cibrian (A Little Princess), Kaitlyn Franck (Dream Street), Maddox Elliot (Dream Street), and lots of other young performers! Get tickets HERE.
And here are pictures from the kids of School of Rock, Ruthless!, Matilda, and Fun Home!
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!
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Isaiah D. Negron (The Lion King) will appear in the first three episodes of the new Netflix series “The Get Down,” released today! Watch it HERE.
Check out pictures from this week’s Broadway in Bryant Park, which included the cast of Ruthless!, on Playbill.com!
Read an interview with Mimi and Talia Ryder‘s mom about their work in Matilda on Playbill.com!
Win tickets to see Les Miserables before it closes next month! Get the details HERE.
Former Broadway child actors will perform at 54 Below in early 2017! Lineup to be announced. Get more information on 54Below.com!
Congratulations to Sean Reda (Les Miserables, Radio City Christmas Spectacular) and Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) on their voiceover bookings! Find out more:
Maddox Elliot (Dream Street) has booked the role of Young Aaron in a short film called “The Indivisibility of Blood,” and he is on hold for an episode of “Investigation Discovery”! Congrats! Get more information about his roles below, and check out a commercial that Maddox and his brother Hayden did for Chevrolet!
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